Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here's what you need to know as you start your day …
Violent rioters throw fireworks at Trump supporters eating dinner after the MAGA march in Washington, suspect arrested
Police have arrested a suspect they said is connected with fireworks that went off at a D.C. restaurant on Saturday, hitting Trump supporters after the “Million MAGA March,” according to reports.
A video of the incident shows a large crowd descending on P.J. Clarke’s restaurant just a few blocks away from the White House. Amid a heated confrontation between a small group of Trump supporters and a hostile crowd, someone sets off fireworks that explode on the patio. It wasn’t immediately clear whether anyone was injured.
On Sunday, police said they have arrested 26-year-old Javien Michael Dawson in connection with the fireworks, WRC-TV reported. He had been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.
It was one of more than 20 recorded arrests after the violence that ensued hours after tens of thousands of Trump supporters gathered in Washington to offer Trump support and urge him not to concede the election. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON OUR TOP STORY.
In other developments:
- Obama compares Trump to dictator who suppresses journalists, after his own admin targeted reporters.
- Candace Owens slams intelligence agencies over allowing domestic terror to run rampant.
- Ivanka Trump slams media for ignoring violence against conservatives.
- Trump trashes 'real dope' John Bolton for pushing election loss, calls him 'one of the dumbest people.'
- Starr on Trump legal challenges: 'Allow this litigation to run its course.'
- Media takes heat for ignoring violent attacks on Trump supporters at MAGA rally.
NASA makes historic SpaceX Crew Dragon launch
NASA has made its first operational SpaceX Crew Dragon launch, which was seen as an important milestone for the space program.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft lifted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center at 7:27 p.m. ET Sunday. Shortly after launch, the first-stage booster rocket separated from Crew Dragon and touched down on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Crew Dragon spacecraft, which was named Resilience by the crew, will reach the International Space Station around 11 p.m. ET Monday.
"Resilience rises," tweeted NASA at liftoff.
The Crew-1 mission is transporting NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi to the International Space Station aboard the Crew Dragon vehicle. It follows a successful Demo-2 mission earlier this year.
The six-month mission is the first crew rotation flight on a U.S. commercial spacecraft.
"A great launch!," tweeted President Donald Trump. "@NASA was a closed up disaster when we took over. Now it is again the 'hottest', most advanced, space center in the world, by far." CLICK HERE FOR MORE.
In other developments:
- VP Pence: SpaceX Crew-1 launch proves NASA is back, President Trump has secured America's leadership in space.
- Elon Musk sidelined from historic SpaceX launch by COVID-19.
- NASA set for first SpaceX operational Crew Dragon launch: 'All systems are go.'
- Hurricane Iota is 'potentially catastrophic' and forming fast—here's where it's headed now.
- Egypt unveils ancient coffins, statues found in Saqqara.
'Christmas is probably not gonna be possible' this year, says CNN's Jake Tapper
CNN "State of the Union" host Jake Tapper suggested during a Sunday interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci that Christmas is "probably not gonna be possible" this year as medical experts warn of COVID-19 spikes caused by widespread indoor holiday gatherings.
Case numbers for COVID-19 continue to rise in several states across the country, tampering the hopes of millions of Americans seeking to restore a sense of normality with the upcoming holidays.
Dr. Fauci, who serves as the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told CNN that even with widespread distribution of a vaccine, the public "can’t abandon fundamental public health measures," specifically social distancing and mask-wearing.
"You can approach a degree of normality while still doing some fundamental health things that synergize with the vaccine to get us back to normal," Fauci said.
Tapper noted that based on Dr, Fauci's recommendations, which are expected to extend into the "the second or third" quarter of 2021, "Christmas is probably not gonna be possible." CLICK HERE FOR MORE.
In other developments:
- Trump adviser clarifies 'rise up' tweet against Michigan COVID-19 orders.
- French Catholics protest for end to lockdown on Mass.
- Syracuse's Jim Boeheim tests positive for coronavirus.
- German ad thanks couch potatoes for staying at home during coronavirus pandemic.
- Dem. Rep. Ryan urges Trump to put the needs of the American people first.
- FLASHBACK: All the times Cuomo expressed skepticism of Trump coronavirus vaccine.
- De Blasio to keep NYC schools open Monday after warning parents of return to remote learning.
- Fauci cautions 'gradual return' to normalcy by 'second, third' quarter 2021.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP
- Trump says for first time that Biden 'won,' adds that he is not conceding.
- 'Squad' member Ilhan Omar claims Democratic party's one 'big family,' ignores internal sparring over agenda.
- House leaders urge Democrats not to join team Biden to maintain majority.
- Tim Allen trolls progressives with 172-year-old quote.
- Warnock slams Schumer's focus on control of Senate in Georgia runoff election.
- Bernie Sanders claims 'far-left agenda' supported by 'the majority of American people.'
- Paulina Gretzky trends on social media after Dustin Johnson's Masters win.
- MSNBC segment attacks white women, claims 'active role in white supremacy.'
THE LATEST FROM FOX BUSINESS:
- Biden advisers to meet with vaccine firms this week.
- Alaska Airlines jet hits brown bear while landing in southeast Alaska.
- This governor just banned Thanksgiving over COVID… but doesn't stop there.
- New Yorkers flee city in droves amid coronavirus, crime concerns: report.
- Schumer refers to McConnell as 'Dr. No' on COVID relief package negotiations.
- Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine creator says life could return to ‘normal’ next winter.
- China's factory output beats forecasts as Asia shakes off COVID slump.
#The Flashback: CLICK HERE to find out what happened on "This Day in History.”
SOME PARTING WORDS
'The Next Revolution' host Steve Hilton argued Sunday that Republicans and Democrats are at odds over the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election.
"We desperately need reform and national standards that everyone can trust," Hilton said. "And the first step in that is investigating every irregularity in this election to pinpoint the problems."
Not signed up yet for Fox News First? Click here to find out what you're missing.
Fox News’ Go Watch page is now available, providing visitors with Pay TV provider options in their area carrying Fox News Channel & Fox Business Network.
Fox News First was compiled by Fox News' David Aaro. Thank you for making us your first choice in the morning! Stay safe and we’ll see you in your inbox first thing Tuesday morning.
Source: Read Full Article