AP source: Yankees reach deal with get Taillon from Pirates

AP source: Yankees reach deal with get Taillon from Pirates

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees made a second offseason addition to their starting rotation, acquiring right-hander Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday for four prospects.Pittsburgh received right-handers Roansy Contreras and Miguel Yajure, infielder Maikol Escotto and outfielder Canaan Smith.Taillon, 29, would join a rotation headed by his former Pirates teammate Gerrit Cole.…

Rand Paul Refuses to Say Election Wasn’t Stolen, Blames Media for Saying ‘We’re All Liars’

Rand Paul Refuses to Say Election Wasn’t Stolen, Blames Media for Saying ‘We’re All Liars’

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul repeatedly refused during an interview to acknowledge that the U.S. presidential election wasn’t “stolen” from Donald Trump—and instead lashed out at “the media” for writing off Republicans who made the unfounded fraud claims.On ABC News’ This Week Sunday, host George Stephanopoulos pressed Paul to acknowledge that “this election was not stolen,”…

Marco Rubio Against ‘Stupid’ Impeachment Trial, Admits Trump Responsible for Capitol Riot

Marco Rubio Against ‘Stupid’ Impeachment Trial, Admits Trump Responsible for Capitol Riot

Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida called Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial “stupid” while acknowledging the former president’s role in the Capitol mob riot.”I think the trail is stupid. I think it’s counterproductive,” Rubio said during a Sunday appearance on Fox News Sunday with host Chris Wallace.”We already have a flaming fire in this country,…

Vaccine Distribution Plan ‘Did Not Really Exist’ Under Trump, Says Biden Chief of Staff

Vaccine Distribution Plan ‘Did Not Really Exist’ Under Trump, Says Biden Chief of Staff

President Joe Biden’s Chief of Staff Ron Klain lamented on Sunday that former President Donald Trump’s administration did not have a solid vaccine distribution plan in place when leaving office.Trump consistently downplayed the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic and readily criticized lockdown measures implemented by governors across the country, while disputing the scientific consensus that…

69 Percent of Americans Approve Biden’s COVID Response in His First Week as President: Poll

69 Percent of Americans Approve Biden’s COVID Response in His First Week as President: Poll

More than two-thirds of Americans approve of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus response during his first week in office, according to a new ABC News/ Ipsos poll released Sunday.The survey noted that 69 percent of Americans back Biden’s COVID-19 response, including 97 percent of Democrats, 40 percent of Republicans, and 70 percent of independents.In comparison, the…