Republican Devin Nunes to leave Congress and run Trump’s social media venture – live

7.21pm EST 19:21 Today’s politics recap The White House will stage a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed. American athletes are still expected to compete in the games, but the Biden administration will not be sending any representatives to protest China’s human rights abuses. The Justice Department … Read more

Covid news live: Omicron found in one-third of US states but early reports on severity are ‘encouraging’, Fauci says

8.57pm EST 20:57 Early reports on Omicron severity are ‘encouraging’, Fauci says Martin Pengelly Dr Anthony Fauci said on Sunday the threat to the US from the Omicron variant remained to be determined – but that signs from South Africa, where the variant emerged, were encouraging. “Clearly in South Africa Omicron has a transmission advantage,” … Read more

Sexual Misconduct Allegation Against Chris Cuomo Led to His Firing From CNN, Attorney Says

A sexual misconduct allegation led to the firing of CNN primetime anchor Chris Cuomo, attorney Debra Katz said Sunday. The news network on Saturday said it fired Cuomo after “new information” came to light during a review of how he helped his brother and former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo respond to sexual harassment allegations. A … Read more