US Politics Media Watch

21 February 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 The Last People To Die On Trump’s WatchBuzzFeed NewsFormer Trump official details “grave misstep” in COVID responseYahoo! NewsTennessee’s Republican lawmakers push forward with crackdowns on voter fraudChattanooga Times Free PressCruz family returns home from Cancun trip, face repercussions at homeFOXNews.comGOP, Dems coming together against N.Y. Gov Andrew CuomoOne America News Network Biden’s Surgeon General Nominee Made Millions Advising Companies During PandemicSlate MagazineSchool reopenings: A political pledge the Biden administration has limited authority to back upWashington PostPfizer commits to doubling vaccine supply in response to President Biden’s call for a quicker rolloutBusiness InsiderRep. Ocasio-Cortez Joins Push for Investigation Into New York’s COVID-19 ResponseThe Epoch TimesPolls show decline in approval for Biden’s handling of coronavirus pandemicConservative Institute
Protests and Social Unrest Republicans Push Anti-Protest Laws in 25 States, Protect Drivers Who Hit DemonstratorsNewsweekJudge Orders Pro-Trump Attorney Who Sued Mike Pence to Face Grievance Committee Over ‘Baseless Fraud Allegations and Tenuous Legal Claims’Law & CrimeGOP: McConnell-Trump civil war will hurt RepublicansThe HillTrump to speak at CPAC conference in first public appearance post-White HouseFOXNews.comDonald Trump Plots War with GOP Establishment to Forward MAGA AgendaBreitbart.com Maxine Waters speaks out amid rising hate crimes against Asian communitiesTheGrioBiden needs new ways to fight for democracy. Here are some ideas.Washington PostDid Biden just endorse ‘human rights with Chinese characteristics’?The HillPelosi’s ‘9/11-style panel’ for Capitol riot is just a bid to sell her pet conspiracy theoriesNew York PostPoll: Most Voters Consider Joe Biden a ‘Puppet of the Radical Left’Breitbart.com
Corruption Manhattan DA issues key new subpoena in Donald Trump investigation: reportSalonSen. Portman’s legalistic tangle fails to explain his vote to acquit Donald TrumpCleveland.comManhattan DA subpoenaes tax agency in criminal investigation of Trump: ReutersThe HillImpeachment vote becomes defining moment for GOP senatorstar-telegram.comGOP Rep. who voted to impeach Trump now facing primary challenge from Green Beret veteranBizpac Review $1,400 Stimulus Checks Will Pass the House Next Week, Says Democratic Lawmaker Ted LieuNewsweekMerrick Garland says that as attorney general he will fight discrimination, domestic terrorismWashington PostBiden seeks to escape Trump’s ghostThe HillPelosi’s ‘9/11-style panel’ for Capitol riot is just a bid to sell her pet conspiracy theoriesNew York PostBiden Fires Chicago U.S. Attorney Hot on the Trail of Democratic CorruptionPajamas Media
Economy Biden Open to Making $1.9 Tn Stimulus Bill ‘Cheaper’ As Republicans Call It ‘Liberal Wish List’NewsweekColorado Republicans want to curtail Polis’ pandemic powers. Democrats won’t allow it.Denver PostUnited Airlines says it’s investigating the leak of Ted Cruz’s Cancun flight informationBusiness InsiderMitt Romney and Tom Cotton just abandoned fiscal conservatismWashington ExaminerKira Davis: The Only Thing Ted Cruz Did Wrong Was ApologizeRedstate $1,400 Stimulus Checks Will Pass the House Next Week, Says Democratic Lawmaker Ted LieuNewsweekBiden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Texas After FreezeBloombergWe’re already in a sour mood, President Biden. Don’t pile on the pessimismAZCentral.comGOP blasts Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID aid bill as ‘liberal wish list’New York PostReversing Trump policy, Biden admin may return to funding UN agency accused of antisemitismBizpac Review
Environment Biden Approves More Emergency Resources For Texas To Clean Up GOP-Caused Humanitarian CrisisPOLITICUSUSALindsey Graham said ‘Count me out’ after the Capitol riot. But he’s all in with Trump again.Washington PostDid Ted Cruz say ‘I’ll believe in climate change when Texas freezes over’? NoOregonianRepublicans slam Biden’s move to drop Iran sanctions pushFOXNews.comLiberals Refuse to Believe Fake Ted Cruz Tweet on Climate Change That Went Viral Is Actually FakePajamas Media One Biden doctrine emerges – always work with alliesRaw StoryBiden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Texas After FreezeBloombergPerspectives: Is President Biden’s energy policy good for America?Chattanooga Times Free PressJoe Biden brings America back to bad Obama days: GoodwinNew York PostBiden admin. reenters Paris climate accordsOne America News Network
Foreign Policy An Ex-KGB Agent Says Trump Was a Russian Asset Since 1987. Does it Matter?New York MagazineUN experts: Trump ally, UAE firms violated Libya sanctionsSan Diego Union TribuneRepublicans slam Biden’s move to drop Iran sanctions pushFOXNews.comTrump Warns Iran Is ‘Going To Drive A Tough Bargain’ Under BidenLifeZette One Biden doctrine emerges – always work with alliesRaw StoryBiden needs new ways to fight for democracy. Here are some ideas.Washington PostOp-Ed: Biden sought to rally U.S. allies in Munich, but unity will prove difficult as China’s influence growsCNBCJoe Biden brings America back to bad Obama days: GoodwinNew York PostTrump Warns Iran Is ‘Going To Drive A Tough Bargain’ Under BidenLifeZette
Immigration and Border Security Trump to Give First Big Speech Since Presidency at Conservative Conference in FloridaNewsweekTed Cruz wants to be a populist. But he can’t get it right.Washington PostTrump Plots Re-Emergence At CPAC With Shot At Biden Immigration PolicyForbes.comLetter to the editor: Trump the only one to act on immigration reformPittsburgh Tribune ReviewGOP slams Biden admin. sweeping immigration reformOne America News Network Biden reveals immigration reform plans, giving hope to DreamersMSNBCBiden administration tries to transition from campaigning on immigration to managing a dysfunctional immigration systemWashington PostBiden’s immigration plan is a good step, but it demands scrutinyUSA TodayACLU calls Biden guidance on ICE arrests, deportations ‘disappointing step backward’FOXNews.comGOP slams Biden admin. sweeping immigration reformOne America News Network
Education Indiana Republicans boo Black lawmakers discussing discrimination during school debateTheGrioUN experts: Trump ally, UAE firms violated Libya sanctionsSan Diego Union TribuneParents at the elite private school of Ted Cruz’s children are furious about the family’s Cancun trip, report saysBusiness InsiderSen. Ted Cruz’s daughters have to quarantine after family’s tone-deaf Cancun tripNew York PostProf who said Russia helped Trump in 2016 discusses ‘resilience’ of democracy in 2020College Fix Del. Mark Levine Completely Debunks “Partisan Hack Job” Editorial by Roanoke Times, Falsely Blaming *Democrats* (WTF?), Not *Republicans*, ForBlue VirginiaSchool reopenings: A political pledge the Biden administration has limited authority to back upWashington PostWe’re already in a sour mood, President Biden. Don’t pile on the pessimismAZCentral.comUN agency Joe Biden to fund teaches school kids Israel is evilThe Washington Times stories: NewsSquad member Ayanna Pressley directs Biden to ‘thank Black women’ by canceling student debtBizpac Review
Election Integrity GOP lawmakers at war with each other over keeping Trump supporters happy: reportRaw StoryJudge Orders Pro-Trump Attorney Who Sued Mike Pence to Face Grievance Committee Over ‘Baseless Fraud Allegations and Tenuous Legal Claims’Law & CrimeTennessee’s Republican lawmakers push forward with crackdowns on voter fraudChattanooga Times Free PressCurley: Ted Cruz vs. Andrew Cuomo coverage says it all about liberal mediaBoston HeraldProf who said Russia helped Trump in 2016 discusses ‘resilience’ of democracy in 2020College Fix Lost voice and Lost cause: there will be blood spilled by TrumpistsDaily KosDemocrats, voting rights advocates blast new Georgia election billABC NewsMerrick Garland attorney general hearing opening statement — readAxios.comAG Nominee Merrick Garland Says He Would Oversee Prosecution of Jan. 6 ProtestersThe Epoch Times Biden Administration Is Teaming Up with Big Tech to Censor Vaccine SkepticsBreitbart.com
Taxes Del. Mark Levine Completely Debunks “Partisan Hack Job” Editorial by Roanoke Times, Falsely Blaming *Democrats* (WTF?), Not *Republicans*, ForBlue VirginiaDid democracy survive the Trump presidency? | ColumnTampa Bay TimesIvanka Trump told Marco Rubio she won’t be running for his Senate seat in 2022, report saysBusiness InsiderManhattan DA Subpoenas Tax Agency in Criminal Probe Into Trump Organization: ReportThe Epoch TimesWuhan Lab Kept NIH Funding Despite Trump CrackdownWashington Free Beacon Del. Mark Levine Completely Debunks “Partisan Hack Job” Editorial by Roanoke Times, Falsely Blaming *Democrats* (WTF?), Not *Republicans*, ForBlue VirginiaMaryland passed the nation’s largest tax credit for the poor. Democrats want it for noncitizens, too.Washington PostDemocrats are planning at least another $2 trillion in stimulus spending, shrugging off fears of growing debtBusiness InsiderGOP blasts Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID aid bill as ‘liberal wish list’New York Post
Healthcare Colorado Republicans want to curtail Polis’ pandemic powers. Democrats won’t allow it.Denver PostGOP blasts Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID aid bill as ‘liberal wish list’New York PostWuhan Lab Kept NIH Funding Despite Trump CrackdownWashington Free Beacon Biden’s Surgeon General Nominee Made Millions Advising Companies During PandemicSlate MagazineBiden’s top doctor nominee made more than $2 million doing pandemic consulting, speechesWashington PostWe’re already in a sour mood, President Biden. Don’t pile on the pessimismAZCentral.comGOP blasts Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID aid bill as ‘liberal wish list’New York PostMost Of Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill Has Nothing To Do With Public Health By Ashe SchowDaily Wire
Trade and Tariffs Matt Gaetz, Lauren Boebert Head to Mar-a-Lago Fundraising Dinner Priced at $10K Per CoupleNewsweekTrump Plots Re-Emergence At CPAC With Shot At Biden Immigration PolicyForbes.comTrump to Talk About the Future of Republican Party at CPAC: Senior AdvisorThe Epoch TimesDonald Trump Plots War with GOP Establishment to Forward MAGA AgendaBreitbart.com One Biden doctrine emerges – always work with alliesRaw StoryOp-Ed: Biden sought to rally U.S. allies in Munich, but unity will prove difficult as China’s influence growsCNBCJoe Biden brings America back to bad Obama days: GoodwinNew York PostBiden to G7 leaders: I believe in the global system, critics say Biden’s speech distances U.S. from ‘America First’ policiesOne America News Network

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