Michael Flynn appears to have called QAnon ‘total nonsense’ despite his links

Michael Flynn appears to have called QAnon ‘total nonsense’ despite his links Trump ally reportedly says conspiracy theory a ‘disinformation campaign’ created by CIA and the left, apparent recording reveals Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, appears to have called QAnon “total nonsense” and a “disinformation campaign” created by the CIA and the…

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Can the Republican party escape Trump? Politics Weekly Extra – podcast

This month, 13 House Republicans crossed party lines and voted in favour of Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill. This prompted anger from colleagues, voters and the former president Donald Trump. And the Republican leadership was slow to jump to their defence. Jonathan Freedland and Tara Setmayer discuss what this says about the direction for the party…

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After a lifetime in the background, Huma Abedin steps forward | Podcast

As Hillary Clinton’s most trusted aide, it was her job to stay out of view. Even when her husband Anthony Weiner’s scandalous behaviour dragged her into the spotlight, she mostly stayed silent. In this interview, Huma Abedin explains why she is ready to tell her own story, in a new memoir that sheds remarkable light…

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Biden says 'people are upset' after Democrat loss in Virginia – video

Joe Biden said “people are upset and uncertain about a lot of things” after Democrats suffered the loss of a gubernatorial seat in Virginia. Republican Glenn Youngkin defeated Democrat Terry McAuliffe one year after the party took control of the White House and Congress. Biden won Virginia by 10 points in 2020 before the victory…

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Frances Haugen: Facebook harms children and stokes division – video

Frances Haugen, the former employee who accused Facebook of putting profit over safety, has testified before the US Senate. The whistleblower condemned the extreme secrecy and lack of transparency around Facebook and how its algorithms work. ‘I’m here today because I believe Facebook’s products harm children, stoke division and weaken our democracy,’ she said. ‘The company’s leadership knows how…

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