“It may be technically true that they don’t have an obligation, but it’s a pretty pathetic commitment to the public good of their customers,” Rep. Peter Welch told BuzzFeed News.
The credit card giants say they are following the law and don’t have a responsibility to act despite pleas from lawmakers and gun safety advocates.
The global credit card rivals maintain a strikingly permissive relationship with companies that have been accused of fraud. For one of Mastercard’s top executives, that relationship went even further. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
He Belongs To A Right-Wing Extremist Group — And Is Running To Represent Ultraliberal Park Slope, Brooklyn
In the wake of the Jan. 6 riots, some Oath Keepers like Brett Wynkoop are pursuing a new frontier: elected office.
The Los Angeles city attorney is reviewing allegations that stem from an October 2020 police report.
Many Essential Workers Down The Street From Yankee Stadium’s Vaccine Site Are Still Waiting For Access
Yankee Stadium’s mass vaccine site was supposed to reduce disparities in one of New York’s hardest-hit areas, but shortages are making it hard to get in.
Park Police Officers Worried That Chronic Understaffing Could Endanger The Public. Then The Capitol Riot Happened.
“People were screaming for help on the radio. It was pure chaos. It sounded like officers were constantly asking for help in certain areas and things were totally out of control,” one officer said.
Concerned the president might invoke the Insurrection Act to commandeer the city police, DC council members never expected an assault on the Capitol itself.
Members of Congress, union officials, and the DOJ have questioned how Capitol Police mishandled a violent mob that stormed through the Capitol on Wednesday.
BuzzFeed News spoke to 11 members of the Electoral College in swing states — including two Republicans — who do not buy the GOP’s baseless efforts to undermine Biden’s victory.
"Thank you. Just thank you for winning."
Pro-Trump demonstrators chanted to “stop the count” in Michigan, while in Arizona, armed supporters of the president yelled, “Count the votes!”
Some groups said they’re planning to watch the polls but would somehow remain “unseen,” while others said they didn’t want to impede the civic process and would stay home.
“Regardless of who wins, they’re concerned about rioting, attacks on their CEOs or their facilities.”
Yaron Oren-Pines promised 1,450 ventilators but never delivered. Six months later, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling it a “scam” and said law enforcement is investigating.
The system is “definitely not working like it's supposed to,” one contact tracing expert told BuzzFeed News.
Trump’s Fundraisers Brought Him Into Close Contact With Dozens In Two States Before He Announced He Had COVID-19
“Absolutely amazing day having my photo taken with the GOAT, President Trump!!!” one fundraiser attendee wrote on Instagram. Trump tested positive for the coronavirus hours later.
The Election Could Be In Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Hands. To Understand How He Got There, Look To His Wife.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s wife — now Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Canada — held public office long before he ever did. And just like her husband, her small government approach to governance brought chaos and disarray.
“A lot of people are getting hurt by this senseless act.”