US Politics Media Watch

14 April 2021

This report gives a daily snapshot of the latest news in US politics from a selection of sources across multiple topics. The stories are separated by media bias ratings to highlight reporting differences based on left-to-right political partisanship. AllSides Media Bias Ratings and Media Bias/Fact Check are used for bias ratings.

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Coronavirus Rand Paul Says Fauci Acts ‘Against the Science,’ Wants People to Stay In ‘Biden’s Basement’NewsweekSen. Rob Portman, who got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine during clinical testing, urges Ohioans to get vaccinated despite setbackCleveland.comRep. Kevin McCarthy reacts to FDA’s call to pause J&J vaccineCNBCRand Paul: Fauci should be ‘voluntarily removed’ from TV for ‘fear-mongering’Washington ExaminerSen. Rand Paul says Fauci should quit ‘fearmongering’ on TV, slams CDC suggestion Michigan should lock down againBlaze.com Public health coalition urges Biden to create vaccine ‘manufacturing operation for the world’AlterNet.orgThe Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause is Biden’s first test in covid-19 truth-tellingWashington PostBiden says vaccine supply not impacted by J&J pauseTheHillTrump bashes Biden administration for Johnson & Johnson vaccine pauseNew York PostPollak: Joe Biden Botched the Vaccine RolloutBreitbart.com
Protests and Social Unrest Donald Trump’s Insurrection ResurrectionAMERICAblog NewsDemocrats pressure GOP to support Asian-American hate crimes billCBS NewsSenate GOP signal they won’t filibuster debate of hate crimes billThe HillDemocrats pressure GOP to back ‘crucial’ Asian American hate crimes billWashington ExaminerMcConnell signals support for Democrats’ anti-Asian hate crimes billOne America News Network Right-wing propaganda is annihilating the truth about Jan. 6 — Democrats must fight backSalonSchumer Plans Senate Action This Week on Hate Crimes LegislationBloombergDemocrats push for new hate crime billGreenville NewsChuck Schumer pushes Asian hate crime bill toward Wednesday vote: ‘No reason’ for GOP oppositionThe Washington Times stories: News‘No justification for violence’: Biden calls for peaceful protestsConservative Institute
Economy Republicans Say No To Raising Taxes On Corporations To Pay For InfrastructureHuffPostAs COVID-19 surges, Michigan GOP leaves federal relief funds on the table | OpinionDetroit Free PressCEOs say the Trump tax cut created the best economy ever. The data disagrees.Business InsiderTed Cruz raises more than $5 million in first quarter of 2021Washington TimesSen. Wicker says corporate tax hikes on small businesses is job killerOne America News Network Biden’s Budget Should Build Back Even BetterAmerican ProspectSenate Democrats propose sweeping overhaul of unemployment programs that were rocked by pandemic falloutWashington Post$1,400 Stimulus Checks: Will Joe Biden Push For Another Round?National InterestEDITORIAL: Biden administration proposes $4 trillion for energy, infrastructure, industrial planWashington TimesGillibrand Explains Why She Called Child Care InfrastructureDaily Caller
Foreign Policy ‘Shame’: Biden to Advance Trump-Era Sale of $23 Billion in F-35s and Armed Drones to UAECommon DreamsDonald Trump on assassinating North Korean leader: “I’ve heard of worse things”CBSNews.com – USJohn Boehner dubs Mitch McConnell ‘Stealth Vader,’ still thinks Ted Cruz is ‘Lucifer in the flesh’The Week MagazineUS adding 500 troops in Germany, signaling reversal of Trump plansWashington ExaminerJohn Kennedy Urges Biden Administration To Reverse Plan Giving Aid To China, Russia, IranConservative Daily News Biden ends one war, will Israel and Iran start another?Crooked MediaIsrael plays spoiler in Biden’s Iran gambitWashington PostDemocrats back up Biden bid to return to Iran nuclear dealThe HillRussia backs ‘our Iranian friends’ against Biden in nuclear talksWashington ExaminerJohn Kennedy Urges Biden Administration To Reverse Plan Giving Aid To China, Russia, IranThe Daily Caller – Breaking News, Opinion, Research, and Entertainment
Immigration and Border Security Donald Trump Plays Same Old Hits During Seb Gorka InterviewNewsweekMarco Rubio and Ted Cruz’s fiery clash on immigrationCBSNews.com – USRep. Madison Cawthorn Introduces ‘Donument Act’ To Protect Trump’s Border WallForbes.comGOP states hit Biden immigration policy with web of lawsuitsWashington TimesThune: ‘One Important Piece of Infrastructure Is to Finish Building the Border Wall’CNS News Biden’s Budget Should Build Back Even BetterAmerican ProspectBorder-district Democrats call for Biden to revamp asylum processYahoo! NewsThe Biden Team Needs to Send A New and Clearer Message on the BorderNational Interest Most blame Biden for border crisis, spells 2022 doom for DemocratsWashington ExaminerVoters blame Biden for border crisis, ready to punish Democrats, poll saysWorldNetDaily
Election Integrity Corporations ignore Mitch McConnell’s threat to ‘stay out of politics’The American IndependentDetroit Automakers Just Blasted the Michigan GOP’s Voter Suppression PlansVICE NewsTed Cruz brings in $5.3 million in quarterly fundraising after attempt to block Electoral College votesDallas Morning NewsRand Paul: Courts didn’t fully hear election fraud casesThe Washington Times stories: NewsCher says Republicans are trying to ‘achieve the dream’ of white supremacy in new Ga. voting lawsBlaze.com CBC to meet with Biden, Harris to discuss voting rights and policingTheGrioBiden proposes summit with Putin to discuss “full range of issues”CBS NewsBiden proposes summit, raises Ukraine tensions in call with PutinAxios.comBiden proposes in-person summit with PutinWashington ExaminerDemocratic Sen. Raphael Warnock caught endorsing blatant lies about Georgia’s new voting lawBlaze.com
Taxes Republicans Say No To Raising Taxes On Corporations To Pay For InfrastructureHuffPostA pair of misleading GOP attacks on Biden’s infrastructure planWashington PostCEOs say the Trump tax cut created the best economy ever. The data disagrees.Business InsiderMcConnell: Republicans won’t back Biden’s infrastructure tax increasesWashington ExaminerSen. Wicker says corporate tax hikes on small businesses is job killerOne America News Network Biden wants to raise taxes to pay for infrastructure. He might need the world’s help.Vox – RSSA pair of misleading GOP attacks on Biden’s infrastructure planWashington PostBiden wants to go after the wealthy on taxes with a $1.2 billion increase in IRS fundingBusiness Insider Biden corporate tax hikes will hit consumersLas Vegas Review JournalMajority of New York House Democrats Demand Repeal of SALT LimitationsBreitbart.com
Racial Inequality Dangerous Anti-Capitalists Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, and Mike Lee Are Trying to Cancel BaseballJezebelDemocrats urge Republicans not to filibuster bills addressing anti-Asian hateYahoo! NewsThe girl at the center of the Matt Gaetz investigation also reportedly went on his scrutinized Bahamas tripThe Week MagazineMarjorie Taylor Greene wants medals for police who ‘fight back against Black Lives Matter terror’Washington TimesMcConnell signals support for Democrats’ anti-Asian hate crimes billOne America News Network CBC to meet with Biden, Harris to discuss voting rights and policingTheGrioBlack lawmakers press Biden to deliver on his promisesWashington Post Viral image does not show President Joe Biden apologizing to George Floyd’s childUSA TodayBiden doesn’t agree with Tlaib’s call for ending policing, Psaki says: ‘Not the president’s view’FOXNews.comDurbin: ‘We Want to Cancel Racism in America’Breitbart.com
Environment Corporations That Donate to Mitch McConnell Don’t Care About Climate ChangeThe New Republic OnlineDemocrats signal limited patience for GOP opposition to Biden infrastructure packageWashington PostTennessee business titans bristle at Gov. Lee, GOP lawmakers’ bills targeting state’s LGBTQ communityChattanooga Times Free PressUS ‘Sending the Wrong Signal’ By Traveling to China to Discuss Climate Issues: GOP RepThe Epoch TimesGOP Senator Says Biden’s ‘Infrastructure’ Plan is ‘Green New Deal in Disguise’Townhall’s Featured Blog Businesses push Biden to set an even more ambitious climate goalThe American IndependentBiden Wants World Leaders to Make ClimateNYT.com Main NewsExecutives representing 60 million employees ask Biden to cut carbon emissionsThe HillArizona AG sues Biden administration over immigration policiesNew York PostHundreds Of Corporate Executives Ask Biden For Stricter Emissions GoalsDaily Caller
Corruption Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Want to Escalate Feud After Trump Called Him ‘Stone Cold Loser’NewsweekOpinion: Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz and his allies need to do the right thingSan Diego Union TribuneMatt Gaetz’s indicted associate Joel Greenberg has been cooperating against him since last year, report saysBusiness InsiderMcConnell sidesteps Trump rebuke: ‘What I’m concentrating on is the future’Washington TimesLike Trump, Biden now withholding aid from UkraineWorldNetDaily Biden’s Budget Should Build Back Even BetterAmerican ProspectHow the Biden administration can address the situation at the borderBoston GlobeBiden’s first steps on Central American migrationChristian Science MonitorJoe Biden is more devoid of achievement than any president since Warren Gamaliel HardingWashington TimesLike Trump, Biden now withholding aid from UkraineWorldNetDaily
Terrorism Lindsey Graham Says Joe Biden Is ‘Paving the Way for Another September 11’NewsweekMcConnell: Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal plan ‘a grave mistake’Kentucky.comGraham: ‘A full withdrawal from Afghanistan is dumber than dirt and devilishly dangerous’The HillSen. Graham: Leaving Afghanistan ‘Cancels Insurance Policy Against Another 9/11’NewsMax.comMcConnell Blasts Biden Plan to Pull Remaining 2,500 U.S. Troops from AfghanistanNational Review Opinion: Biden is making a major mistake on AfghanistanCNN – OpinionBiden faces GOP backlash after reports of Afghanistan decisionYahoo! NewsBiden reportedly plans to pull all US troops out of Afghanistan by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacksBusiness InsiderBiden to pull all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11: ReportWashington TimesThe Biden White House: A Diversity of Racists and Anti-SemitesFrontpagemag.com
Healthcare Republicans openly panicked Trump’s war with McConnell will rip party apart: reportRaw StoryAs COVID-19 surges, Michigan GOP leaves federal relief funds on the table | OpinionDetroit Free PressThe House is broken but Republicans can fix thatThe HillDemocrats seek to undo Trump regulations on methane, health carestar-telegram.comGOP Doctors In The House Want Dr. Fauci To Answer Questions About The Border Crisis By Beth BaumannDaily Wire Biden-Harris Administration Injected A Ton Of Money Into Addressing Black Maternal HealthJezebelThings are going well for Biden. But the easy part may be almost over.Washington PostBiden, Obamas and celebrity guests announce coronavirus vaccination TV specialThe HillDemocrats seek to undo Trump regulations on methane, health carestar-telegram.comSen. Durbin: Of Course, Broadband Is ‘Infrastructure’ – ‘It’s an Information Highway’CNS News

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