Fact check: Image of ‘by the pound’ ammunition dispensers from Texas gun range, not Idaho grocer

The claim: Dispensers sell bullets ‘by the pound’ at an Idaho grocery storeA meme that plays off the reputation of Idaho as a ‘pro-gun’ state exaggerates the state of ammunition sales in the Gem State. A Jan. 23 Facebook post shows a six-dispenser ‘ammo bar’ as part of a two-image meme. Each dispenser is filled with different types of gun ammunition. The picture’s caption reads, “Bullets…

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Senate group plows forward with election law changes after Trump remarks

A bipartisan group of senators is plowing forward with negotiations to make changes to election laws after former President TrumpDonald TrumpUS pushes for talks with North Korea after latest missile launch Democrats topped GOP in raising, spending ‘dark money’ from undisclosed donors in 2020: report Hutchinson warns fellow GOP governors: Talking about 2020 election a losing…

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Trump Calls Black Prosecutors Investigating Him ‘Racist,’ Suggests Protests In Retaliation

Topline Former President Donald Trump called the Black prosecutors leading investigations against Trump racist during a Saturday night rally in Texas, encouraging his supporters to stage protests in the prosecutors’ home cities. Former President Donald Trump arrives during the ‘Save America’ rally at the Montgomery County … [+] Fairgrounds on January 29, 2022 in Conroe,…

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Spotify will add a COVID advisory to podcasts after the Joe Rogan controversy

Spotify says it will add a content advisory to podcasts that discuss COVID-19. Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images Spotify says it will add a content advisory to podcasts that discuss COVID-19. Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images The music-streaming service Spotify says it will implement changes to…

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Trump says he’ll treat Jan. 6 rioters ‘fairly’ if reelected: ‘If it requires pardons, we will give them pardons’

© Associated Press – Seth Wenig Former President Donald Trump said during a rally in Texas on Saturday that he would consider pardoning those charged in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, saying he would treat them “fairly” if he were reelected.At Saturday’s rally in Conroe, Tex., Trump said, “If I run, and if I win,…

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Farmers flourish under Biden, see recovery from Trump-era trade wars

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump often espoused his love for America’s farmers during his presidency.But after a year under President Joe Biden, farmers say they’re actually feeling the love.”Well, certainly the difference between 2019 and 2021 is the differences in administrations,” Montana Farmers Union President Walter Schweitzer said in an interview. “In 2019, our administration was…

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Joni Mitchell will remove music from Spotify joining Neil Young

Joni Mitchell poses for photographers as she arrives for a gala evening in Washington in December 2021. Mitchell said Friday she would remove her music from Spotify in protest after recent controversy between Neil Young and the music streaming giant over podcaster Joe Rogan’s COVID-19 “misinformation.” File Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo Jan. 28…

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Jan. 6 riot probe subpoenas Trump White House spokesman Judd Deere, 14 people linked to false electors scheme

Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., addresses the media after the House Jan. 6 select committee hearing in Cannon Building to examine the January 2021 attack on the Capitol, on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty ImagesThe select House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol issued subpoenas to…

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