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170+ best Black Friday weekend deals that you can still shop right now

Black Friday is technically over, but there are still plenty of deals. We're rounding up the best weekend discounts from Amazon, Walmart, and more. We'll be keeping this page fresh with the best Black Friday weekend deals we can find.Nintendo; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderWhen you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Black Friday is technically over, but several fantastic deals are still available. Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart continue to offer some of the best discounts we've seen on products across every category. And more deals are on the way as we head into Cyber Monday on November 28. We're updating this page throughout the weekend with the best Black Friday discounts that are still live. Right now, you can snag big savings on streaming services, Amazon products, Apple devices, 4K TVs, and more. We recommend bookmarking this page and checking back regularly as our expert team of reporters and editors will be rounding up all of the very best deals through Cyber Monday. Top Black Friday deals still available right nowPeacock Premium plan: $99 cents/month (80% off)Hulu x Disney+ bundle: $4.98 per month (55% off)Samsung 65-inch OLED 4K TV: $1797 (40% off)Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation): $200 (20% off)Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021): $25 (50% off)Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer: $25 (37% off)Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle: $33 (26% off)Home Accents Festive Pine Christmas Tree: $50 (29% off)Kindle Paperwhite: $95 (32% off)Dyson v10 Absolute Cordless Vacuum: $399 ($200 off)Save $100 on the Philips Premium Airfryer XXLAmazonWe like the Philips Premium Airfryer XXL because it has a spacious interior that holds up to 3 pounds or 7 quarts of food, cooks quickly, and is dishwasher safe. During Black Friday, it's at its lowest price in months, though we've seen it as cheap as $200 in the last year.Hoover Dual Power Max Pet Upright Carpet CleanerWalmartThis powerful carpet cleaner typically costs upwards of $200 or more. But right now, Walmart has it on sale for $97. So if you have a lot of pets and pet messes, this is a great tool to help you keep a clean home.15% off the Flamingo Women's RazorFlamingoThoughtfully designed to fit ergonomically into your hand and weighted with a no-slip grip, the Flamingo Razor is a step-up from your average manual razor. It's also available in four different neutral tones with matching shower holders to choose your favorite from. Right now, shoppers can buy their favorite for just under $13 — a rare discount on an essential tool.Save 30% on the Nike Women's Infinity React 3NIKEDesigned to be lightweight and breathable, yet durable and responsive, the Infinity React 3 caters to the needs of most runners. Originally $160, they're currently on sale for $111.98. Save 39% on the Hot Wheels Super Speed Blastway Dual Track RacingAmazonThis racetrack is ready for thrilling high-speed side-by-side racing action and it can connect to other Hot Wheels tracks for even more fun. During Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've seen since 2020.Save 20% on the Triple F.A.T. Goose Rockhopper PufferTriple F.A.T. GooseReleased as part of the brand's new Reforged Supply Collection, the Rockhopper uses recycled materials and a non-toxic durable water resistant coating. At $85 off, this is a rare deal on a recently launched product.$50 off the Roku StreambarRokuThe Roku Streambar is a compact soundbar that also acts as a streaming device, giving you an all-in-one option for crisp Dolby Audio and crystal clear 4K, HD, and HDR graphics. It's discounted by $50 to an $80 overall price, making this a great time to buy.Save 45% on the AllModern Williams Two-Drawer NightstandAllModernClass-up your bedroom with this mid-century nightstand, complete with two drawers and minimalist accents. This nightstand comes in walnut, acorn, white and gray finishes. It's on sale for $243, but you can get another 25% off with the code GET25.Save 14% on the Apple Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro 12.9-inchAppleApple's Magic Keyboard is designed to seamlessly attach to the iPad Pro with a comfortable and responsive typing experience, trackpad, and a USB-C port. It's a great way to boost your productivity from your tablet, especially at this excellent price of$300.40% off the Everlane Everyone Denim JacketEverlaneFeaturing unisex styling, the Everyone Denim Jacket is easy to wear and style for everyone. Right now, it's $59 — bringing the price down nearly $30.50% off the Amazon Fire HD 10 TabletAmazonWith 32GB of internal storage, a 1080p HD display, and loads of features like Alexa integration, the Fire HD 10 is one of the most versatile, yet affordable tablets you can buy. Currently on sale for 50% off, it's an even better deal at $75.25% off Jambys LoungewearAmir Ismael/InsiderLong Jambys are sustainably made modal, which comes from tree fibers. The material is incredibly soft and comfortable. On sale for $55, this is a great deal on premium loungewear. Read our full Jambys review here.25% off Bombas SocksBombasBombas makes some of the best socks we've ever tested — even at full price. Right now, you'll save 10% on packs plus an extra 25% on your order, bringing this 8-Pack down to $75.60. Read our full review and shop the entire site.$230 off the Vitamix Professional Series 750 BlenderWilliams SonomaThe Vitamix Professional Series 750 has everything you need in a blender, and its proven longevity makes it worth the price. This Black Friday deal is the lowest price we've seen by $60.$12.90 off the Casper Glow LightSuzy Hernandez/InsiderThe Casper Glow Light is a wireless, portable night-light. You control it with intuitive gestures for a beautiful, streamlined experience. It's 10% off during the company's Black Friday event.$15 off the Birthdate Co. CandleBirthdate CoGet 25% off on this candle, which is customized with scents associated with your (or someone else's) birthdate. Beyond offering a unique smell, writing on the container reveals personality traits around that specific birthday.25% off Brooklinen Boerum JoggersBrooklinenThe Boerum Joggers are a comfortable and stylish pair of lounge pants that come in seven different colors. This ultra-soft pair of sweats is on sale for under $60 during Brooklinen's Black Friday sale.$18 off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Black Friday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic LEGO kits are so rare.$25 off JBL Go 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth SpeakerAmazonThe JBL Go 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker features a rechargeable batter with a long runtime, a dustproof and waterproof design, and is compact enough to fit in your pocket. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.51% off Rosyclo Cloud SlippersAmazonWhile not the exact same pair, these cloud slippers are nearly identical in design to the ones our executive editor Sally Kaplan owns and loves. Your discount will depend on the size and color you select, but we're seeing an average savings of 51% on these trendy cloud slippers.40% off Fullstar Vegetable Chopper and SpiralizerAmazonOne of TikTok's favorite gadgets, this chopper can dice an entire onion with just a single push of your palm. For Black Friday, it's the lowest price we've seen in months at around 40% off. As a bonus, it comes with a spiralizing attachment for making zoodles.30% off By Jing BoxFly by JingFly By Jing is one of our favorite chili crisps, and the By Jing box offers a range of Sichuan sauces, including the tangy Zhong sauce and potent Mala spice mix. At 30% for the first time ever, it's the perfect foodie holiday gift.$110 off Fitbit SenseFitbitThe Sense smartwatch has a ton of added features, focusing on heart health and stress management, giving you a more holistic look at your well-being. It's on sale for $140 during Black Friday which is an excellent deal considering how feature-rich this smartwatch is.$80 off Bowflex SelectTech 552 dumbbellsNautilusThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds. They're on sale for $350 during Black Friday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.$300 off Toto Washlet C100 Bidet SeatWayfairToto makes premium bathroom fixtures, including its bidets. We haven't tested this model and there are more advanced options, but right now you can save $300 on the C100.$150 off Traeger Pro Series 22 Pellet GrillThe Home DepotTraeger is one of our favorite grill brands, and the Pro Series 22 Pellet Grill is an excellent option for easy precision grilling and smoking. During Home Depot's early Black Friday sales, you can save $150 off its regular price.19% off Nike Air VaporMax 2021 FKNikeFeaturing a full Air midsole and a Flyknit woven upper, the Vapormax 2021 uses several of Nike's most advanced technologies. Right now, they're 19% off.$50 off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromTaking on the look of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, this is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$7 off Wyze Bulb Color 2-PackBest BuyBright, colorful, and most importantly, affordable, these smart LED bulbs make an excellent addition to any smart home setup. Down to $20, they're now more affordable at only $10 each.$100 off Apple AirPods MaxAppleThe AirPods Max are expensive despite offering great sound quality and noise cancellation. At $449 during Black Friday, this is around the cheapest we've ever seen them (and an excellent deal considering Apple doesn't discount them often).$500 off Samsung 55-Inch The Frame Smart 4K UHD TVSamsungSamsung's QN55LS03B The Frame QLED has a matte display and thin build that makes it look more like a piece of art than a TV. We've rarely seen the price dip below $1,200, and it's usually closer to $1,500 so now is a great time to buy if you've been considering this model.$20 off Elden RingElden Ring / FromSoftwareThis 2022 Game of the Year nominee from the creators of Dark Souls is a challenging adventure, even for experienced gamers. This is one of the best prices we've seen since it released in February.$50 off the Fitbit LuxeSally KaplanThe Fitbit Luxe is a great option for the fashionistas in your life who don't like the look of a traditional smartwatch. On Black Friday, it's on sale for $80 — the lowest price we've seen. Check out more of the best Fitbit deals we've rounded up from across the web, and our buying guide to the best Fitbits we've tested.Save up to 40% on Monos luggageMonosShop all Monos luggage dealsBest known for its carry-on with a front pocket fit for a laptop, Monos is home to some of the best luggage and travel accessories we've tested. The travel brand has made a name for itself with its suitcases' convenient organization, as demonstrated by its Pro Plus Carry-on with extra storage space.Travelers can save up to a rare 40% on carry-ons, full-sized luggage, and travel accessories with the code EARLYBF2022. Shoppers can also expect to see discounts of up to 50% off on November 25-27 with the code BLACKFRIDAY2022, and up to 30% off on November 28-December 4 with the code CYBERWEEK2022. $150 off Apple 24-inch iMac M1 2021Apple$150 off Apple's 24-inch iMac running on the powerful M1 processor only makes a dent, but it's still the best price we've seen for this model. If you've been looking for a powerful all-in-on computer that will last a long time, the 24-inch iMac with a deal is a great option.20% off Philips Premium Digital Air FryerWilliams SonomaThe Philips Premium Digital Air Fryer heats up within seconds, turning out evenly cooked, crispy food with greater efficiency than an oven and even many other air fryers. At 20% off, this is one of the lowest price we've seen in months.$150 off KitchenAid 5-qt. Artisan Series Fresh Prep Attachment BundleKohl'sOne of the best deals we've seen on KitchenAid stand mixers is this bundle, which combines a 5 quart Artisan mixer with food processing attachments. This matches the sale price we've seen at other retailers, but also includes the Fresh Prep attachment, which usually retails for $60. The deal is available in three colors.30% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.$25 off Sonic FrontiersSegaPlaystation 5Xbox Series X Nintendo SwitchThe latest Sonic the Hedgehog game was released earlier this month and it's already 50% off for Black Friday. The game's "open zone" format is new for the franchise but it's gotten generally favorable reviews since its launch.$20 off Everlane Alpaca CrewEverlaneWith over 2500 reviews and four and a half stars, the alpaca crew is an Everlane staple. It comes in 12 colors and is 20% off on Black Friday.$32 off Lift Top Noblewell Coffee TableAmazonThis vintage wood table opens up and converts to a laptop desk while providing extra storage. Ideal for compact spaces, this table can easily fold back down to be used as a regular coffee table. Its Black Friday deal price is $12 less than the previous all-time low price.$60 off Vitamix E310 BlenderWilliams SonomaThis pared-down Vitamix has 10 variable speeds and a 48-ounce pitcher. This is the lowest price we've seen recently for this model.$100 off Hyperice Hypervolt 2 ProHypericeThe Hypervolt 2 Pro is Hyperice's best massage gun, offering five variable speeds, three hours of battery life, and a number of swappable head attachments. It's on sale for $100 off its normal price during Black Friday which is one of the best deals we've ever seen for it.20% off Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Large DogsChewyThe Seresto Flea and Tick Collar offer eight months of protection against fleas and ticks in all life stages. It's the only flea collar on the market that we recommend for dogs. For Black Friday 2022, Chewy is offering a rare deal we only see a few times a year.$230 off Nectar Memory Foam Mattress (Queen)NectarThe gel memory foam of the Nectar makes it a versatile mattress that conforms to the contours of your body to relieve pressure. During Black Friday, it's 33% off which is one of the best prices we've seen it at.30% off PlayStation DualSense Wireless ControllerThere are a number of steps you can take at home with your PS5 console to resolve the connectivity error.YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty ImagesThe PS5 controller is one of the best in the industry thanks to its haptic feedback, built-in microphone, and adaptive triggers. The Black Friday discount extends to other colors of the controller, like black, purple, & red.$240 off Roborock S7 Robot VacuumRoborockWhile it had trouble in corners and operates loudly, we were overall impressed with the powerful suction of the S7, and it was one of the best at mopping of the robot vacuums we tested. This is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen on this model.30% off Yeti Rambler 10 oz Wine TumblerAmazonNow 30% off, the Yeti Rambler holds up to 10 ounces of your favorite wine whether you're on a camping trip or on the back patio. The stainless steel interior paired with the double-wall vacuum insulation is what keeps your drink exactly at the temperature you like.29% off Black + Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld VacuumAmazonThe powerful Black+Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld Vacuum (model BDH2020FL) has a narrow, flexible, 4-foot hose that can clean hard-to-reach areas of your car. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen it offered.$35 off Champion Men's Pullover HoodieAmazonJust in time for cooler weather, the Champion Pullover Hoodie features its signature logo, a jersey-lined hood, and is available in 25 different colors. Plus, this fleece sweater is 64% off for Black Friday.$60 off Apple Watch UltraAppleThis isn't a huge deal for the Apple Watch Ultra but it's the best deal we've seen for this model that was only released in September. And a discount is a discount for such a popular and expensive smartwatch.25% off Away Packable CarryallAwayThis travel tote is lightweight and made from water-resistant nylon for durability. It can easily hold all your daily essentials but also packs down into a zippered pouch so you can toss it in your suitcase. Plus, you can save 25% from now through Cyber Monday.40% off Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air FryerJen Gushue/InsiderThe Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air Fryer lets you cook two separate dishes at once, and you can time them to finish simultaneously to take the guesswork out of your dinner routine. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.$30 off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildNintendoThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the definitive adventure game on the Nintendo Switch, sending players on a sprawling journey across a fantasy world with hundreds of secrets to discover. Right now Walmart is selling it for only $30, a rare discount that puts it at the lowest price we've ever seen.25% off Hydro Flask ToteHydro FlaskThe Hydro Flask Tote makes for the perfect travel bag, especially when storing food because its lightweight, insulated, and fully lined. For Black Friday, the tote is 25% off.$50 off Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric ToothbrushAmazonStart and end every day with the Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric Toothbrush, now 40% off for Black Friday. Complete with 5 Smart Modes and technology that stores your brushing patterns, this brush comes with one more plus a travel case.$270 off Samsung 75-inch Class TU690T Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TVBest BuyIf you're in need of a large screen for your living room, this Samsung TV is one of the best budget options you can find. While it may not have Samsung's latest display technology, this smart TV is fully featured with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, as well as Apple's AirPlay.17% off Bose QuietComfort II EarbudsAmazonThe Bose QuietComfort II Earbuds are the second rendition of the wireless earbuds, and they're easily one of the best noise-canceling earbuds on the market. At $50 off, they're currently at the lowest price we've seen. 55% off Razer Kishi for iPhoneAmazonThis controller — which is also available for Android — will turn your phone into a portable gaming device. The direct USB connection offers more responsive control than Bluetooth controllers while still providing a passthrough for charging. The Kishi can also be adjusted to fit phones with different sizes. At more than 50% off, it also offers great value compared to other mobile controllers. $20 off Apple AirTag 4-PackAppleApple's wireless trackers are compatible with the FindMy app on iPhone and iOS devices, and this matches the lowest price we've seen since their release. Just remember, you'll need a keychain holster or something else to keep them attached to your belongings.50% off Headspace subscriptionHeadspaceIf you're looking to exercise some mindfulness, a subscription to Headspace is a perfect place to start, especially at 50% off. The app offers easy-to-navigate guided meditations — from one-off sessions to help with burnout, to full-blown courses on stress and anger — from a variety of teachers, each with different perspectives.30% off Pax 3 Complete KitPaxThe Pax 3 is one of the best cannabis vapes you can buy right now, thanks to its modern, inconspicuous design, exact temperature control, and easy-to-use single button operation. Add in an industry-leading 10-year warranty, and this is a no-brainer for anyone looking for a go-to portable smoking solution. The complete kit is currently $75 off.$50 off the Xbox Series STargetThe Xbox Series S is one of Microsoft's two current generation consoles, along with the Xbox Series X. Both consoles play the exact same games, but there are differences, most notably that the Series S does not include a disc drive so you can only play digitally downloaded titles. It's currently $50 off, an excellent deal for this powerful and popular console.  Up to 50% off at EverlaneEverlaneShop all Everlane Black Friday dealsEverlane makes some of the best basics around, and you can save 40% off select styles for everyone, including cashmere, denim, and other wardrobe essentials we've tested and loved. Additionally, Everlane is partnering with Tree People for its Black Friday Fund and will donate a dollar for every order placed. 20% off Apple MacBook Air M1 (2020)Amazon$200 off the M1 MacBook Air is a superb deal, especially when you consider the M2 MacBook Air starts at $1,200, and isn't usually discounted below $1,000.58% off Puleo International 6.5-Foot Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas TreeAmazonWe recommend the Puleo International Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas Tree for a charming, snow-covered look. The pre-strung 350 incandescent lights give the tree a warm brightness. For Black Friday 2022, get it for an all-time low price.Check out our guide to the best artificial Christmas trees.43% off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Black Friday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic LEGO kits are so rare.$96 off Wüsthof Classic Hollow Edge 2-Piece Chef's Knife SetAmazonWüsthof is one of the top names in knife making. This set features a 6-inch chef's knife and a 3.5-inch paring knife, which should cover you for most tasks. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.52% off DevaCurl SuperCreamAmazonDevaCurl's Supercream provides definition and hydration without weighing down medium and coarse wavy, curly, and coiled hair. You'll typically pay full price, but for Black Friday 2022, it's down to its lowest price ever at 50% off.28% off Tile Mate Bluetooth TrackerAmazonThe Tile Mate is designed to help you find easily misplaced items and attaches to keys, pet collars, and other important items. During Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've seen this year.Check out our hands-on comparison of Tile Trackers to Apple AirTags.Get Hulu and Disney Plus for $5 a monthHuluDuring Black Friday, you get Hulu (with ads) and Disney+ (no ads) for just $5 per month for a full year. This deal saves you $11 per month off the regular price of the two services when purchased separately. Learn more about the Disney+ x Hulu bundle Black Friday deal.$200 off iRobot Roomba i3+, our favorite robot vacuumiRobotThe iRobot Roomba i3+ does more than your average robot vacuum. It develops personalized cleaning schedules and empties itself. It also does an outstanding job of cleaning. That's why we made it the top pick in our robot vacuum guide. Usually, it costs more than your average robot vacuum, but during Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've ever seen.$10 off Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Dog BedChewyThe Best Friends by Sheri the Original Calming Donut Dog Bed has a rounded shape that cradles a dog and helps them calm down naturally. It's our top pick for the best calming dog bed and rarely goes on sale. Right now, you can get it for its lowest price ever on select colors.Read our guide to the best dog beds.25% off Bissell Little Green Proheat Portable Carpet CleanerWayfairBissell makes some of our favorite carpet cleaners, and the Little Green ProHeat is a fantastic cleaner for removing stains and messes. During Black Friday, save 25% off.Check out our guide to the best carpet cleaners.25% off Paula's Choice Brighten + Glow KitPaula's ChoiceFor a limited time only, you can save 25% off the Paula's Choice Brighten and Glow Kit which includes the Super Boost Moisturizer and Eye Cream plus a limited-edition headband.33% off Razor A Kick ScooterTargetIt doesn't have all of the whistles and bells of an electric scooter, but a Razor A Kick Scooter will still be fun to ride. It's built durably and can collapse to be carried around. During Black Friday, it's 33% off, which is the best deal we've seen since 2020.18% off Kasa Smart Plug Ultra MiniAmazonThese smart plugs are low-profile enough to fit behind most furniture and are easy to use for basic smart home functions. During Black Friday, they're at the best price we've seen in months.55% off Kids Against Maturity Card GameAmazonKids Against Maturity is a tamer variation of the popular (and much raunchier) Cards Against Humanity. This family-friendly card game includes a mix of age-appropriate humor and innuendo for the adults' amusement. Pick it up for game nights at 55% off, the best price we've seen it offered.30% off Amazon Smart ThermostatAmazonThe Amazon Smart Home Thermostat is a simple, inexpensive smart home thermostat to control your home's temperature. It doesn't have a microphone or camera, so Alexa voice commands rely on another voice-enabled Alexa device, like an Echo smart speaker. Certain energy providers will provide benefits for switching to an energy-saving thermostat like this one, so be sure to check with yours. Right now, the thermostat is down to an all-time low price.27% off Cetaphil Daily Hydrating LotionTargetDrugstore skincare brand Cetaphil has a cult following among budget-savvy shoppers. The brand's products are formulated for sensitive skin and are fragrance-free. For Black Friday, the Daily Hydrating Moisturizer is down $4 from its typical price since this summer. Save up to 38% on Cetaphil's other cleaners and moisturizers too.Read our guide to the best skincare brands.37% off Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision CookerAmazonThe Anova Precision Cooker Nano offers accuracy and ease of use at a price unmatched by other sous vide machines. This model rarely goes to a lower price, so it's a good time to buy.See our guide to the best sous vide machines. 50% off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromWith the style and fit of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, now is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$231 off GE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub DishwasherBest BuyGE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub Dishwasher (GDT550PYRFS) is available in four colors to match your decor, operates quietly, and has impressive drying capabilities. During The Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 25% off.$340 off the S7 MaxV Ultra Robot VacuumAmazonAlthough we haven't yet tested the Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra Robot Vacuum, the brand performs consistently well in our tests. This is the most innovative vacuum Roborock has released, mopping and vacuuming simultaneously and featuring a charging base that empties the dustbin. Right now, it's on sale for the first time.40% off T-Fal Simply Cook Prep and Cook Nonstick 17-Piece SetAmazonWe haven't tested this cookware set from T-Fal, but we have tried the brand's hard anodized pan and thought it was a decent budget pick. This 17-piece set is currently $40 off for Black Friday.$70 off Ninja Foodi Power Blender & Processor SystemTargetThe Ninja SS351 Foodi Power Blender also functions as a food processor and comes with a bunch of extras, like a smoothie bowl. While we haven't tested it yet, it is extremely highly rated. The price frequently fluctuates between $180 and $200 for this model. It's not the lowest price we've seen, but you're still saving $70.35% off our favorite do-everything Instant PotJen Gushue/InsiderThe Instant Pot Duo Crisp is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, air fryer, and sous vide machine all in one, making it one of the most useful and economical small appliances we tested. While it's not the lowest we've seen it, it's the best price in months.See our guide to the best Instant Pots and electric pressure cookers.$200 off JBL Boombox 2AmazonWhen you need music for your gathering, the JBL Boombox 2 brings powerful sound and bass to keep the party going. It's one of the best Bluetooth speakers that you can get, and right now it's on sale with an excellent and rare $200 discount.40% off SodaStream Terra Sparkling Water MakerAmazonIf you're a seltzer fan, then you should consider investing in a sparkling water maker. The Terra is SodaStream's newest model that is also cordless. It comes with one CO2 cylinder and a bottle of lime Bubly Drops. For Black Friday, it's an all-time low price.39% off Coway Airmega AP-1512H True HEPA PurifierCowayCoway makes some of the best air purifiers on the market. The AP-1512HH is a reliable compact unit with a 4-stage filtration system that reduces up to 99.6% of air pollution particles. This Black Friday deal is the lowest price since early 2021.$30 off Philips SmartSleep Connected Sleep and Wake-Up LightSuzy Hernandez/Business InsiderThe Philips SmartSleep Connected is our top pick for the best sunrise alarm clock. It will help you fall asleep gently and wake up on time by creating stunning sunset and sunrise simulations. Right now, it's 15% off, an all-time low price that we haven't seen since last year.See our guide to the best sunrise alarm clocks.33% off the New Echo Dot with ClockAmazonThe latest of the Echo Dot lineup, the 5th Gen comes with a handful of new features including better audio and built-in Eero. Right now it's down to only $40, matching the lowest price we've seen for this new speaker.60% off Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesBeatsWhile not the newest headphones in the Beats lineup, the Beats Solo3 are still a solid pair of over-ear cans. They don't offer noise-canceling capabilities, but they're still a versatile pair of headphones that deliver balanced sound and 40 hours of listening time. At $80, they're at an all-time low for Black Friday with the best price we've seen.13% off TeeTurtle Reversible Narwhal PlushieAmazonMore than just a cuddly stuffed animal, TeeTurtle's reversible plushies let you express your mood. Don't feel like talking to anyone, just turn the animal to the frowny face side. For Black Friday, the narwhal stuffie is a modest 13% off.54% off UBeesize Ring Light with TripodAmazonWhether you're aiming to make more professional-looking TikToks or want something portable for your next trip, you can't beat this steep discount on a ring light tripod. The ring lighting helps improve the overall picture quality, but you can remove it if you're shooting landscapes or in a lot of natural light. At 54% off, this tripod comes in at under $20.53% off Coodoo Magnetic Blocks Tough Building Tiles Starter SetAmazonSimilar to ultra popular Magna-Tiles, these magnetic building blocks snap together quickly so you can build creatively. You can grab this starter set of 30 pieces for 48%, plus an extra 5% off when you clip the coupon on the page. For under $20, this set makes a great gift for the kiddo in your life.40% off TikTok's favorite vegetable chopperAmazonOne of TikTok's favorite gadgets, this chopper can dice an entire onion with just a single push of your palm. For Black Friday, it's the lowest price we've seen in months at around 40% off. As a bonus, it comes with a spiralizing attachment for making zoodles.62% off National Tree Company Pre-Lit Artificial Full Christmas Tree, 6.5 FeetAmazonIf you're still in the market for a Christmas tree, this 6.5 foot pre-lit Dunhill Fir tree is steeply discounted at 62% off for Black Friday; the lowest price we've ever seen for this tree.40% off the Oral-B Pro 1000 Electric ToothbrushAmazonWe love this electric toothbrush as a budget-friendly option that doesn't compromise on performance. It's also the path of least resistance to helping your teen build their own healthy habits. At 40% off for Black Friday, this is the lowest price we've seen all year.30% off sauces from Fly By JingFly by JingFly By Jing makes one of our favorite chili crisps, and the By Jing box offers a range of Sichuan sauces, including the tangy Zhong sauce and potent Mala spice mix. At 30% for the first time ever, it's the perfect foodie holiday gift.20% off Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing TreatmentAmazonThough pricey, Olaplex's Hair Perfector is a cult favorite in beauty circles. At 20% off, it makes a thoughtful gift for anyone heard complaining about their split ends in the winter, this immensely popular hair treatment repairs brittle, dry hair and adds much-needed moisture.20% off Sengled Smart Light BulbSengledSengled's smart color-changing light bulb is significantly more affordable than bulbs from big names like Philips. For about $12, this single bulb is more affordable than ever.50% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.35% off iRobot Roomba 694AmazonThis robot vacuum can be automated to work around your home schedule, and also works with virtual assistants like Alexa and Google Home. It's not the most powerful Roomba, but it handles hardwood floors, pet hair, and short carpets without issue. It's on sale for $95 off during Black Friday. 26% off Hydro Flask Wide Mouth BottleMarathon SportsHydro Flask makes some of our favorite water bottles — they're basically indestructible without being bulky or heavy, and keep hot and cold beverages at their original temperature for at least 12 hours. It's a solid, pragmatic gift for anyone who complains about forgetting to hydrate or is on the hunt for a reliable thermos.See our guide to the best water bottles. 37% off Revlon One-Step Hair DryerAmazonThis hair tool combines styling, drying, and volumizing your hair into one simple step. It's comparable to the expensive Dyson Airwrap, but for a fraction of the cost. Down to $25, this is one of the best deals we've seen for it all year.See our guide to the best hair dryers. 50% off Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021)RokuCompared to the Roku Streaming Stick+, the new Streaming Stick 4K provides an improved viewing experience by adding support for Dolby Vision. This advanced high dynamic range (HDR) format can provide better picture quality on TVs that support it. Right now you can get it on sale for only $25, the best price we've seen for it yet.34% off Hisense 50-inch U6 QLED 4K Fire TVAmazonThis 50-inch 4K display has Amazon's Fire TV platform built-in for easy access to tons of popular streaming apps. It also boasts advanced picture quality features like wide color support, up to 600 nits of brightness, and local dimming. At a deal price of $350, this is an excellent option for buyers who want a smaller TV that doesn't sacrifice image performance.60% off Google Nest MiniBest BuyThe Google Nest Mini is a compact and effective smart speaker that's powered by the very useful Google Assistant. Right now, it's one of the best prices we've seen for the device.See our guide to the best smart speakers. Get $50 off and 2 free games when you buy a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB)AmazonAs part of a special Black Friday promotion, you can now snag a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB) with two free games, Beat Saber and Resident Evil 4, for $350. The headset typically comes with Beat Saber for $400, so this deal saves you $50 and adds an extra free game.See our guide to the best VR headsets. 50% off It Takes TwoAmazonThe 2021 game of the year is an entirely cooperative game that lets a friend join-in online, even if they don't own the game. This price matches the lowest we've seen to date.Up to 50% off shoes at Rothy'sRothy'sShop the Rothy's Black Friday saleRothy's, one of our favorite shoe brands, is holding a rare and massive sale on soon-to-be-archived styles. We're seeing discounts as deep as 50% on flats, sneakers, bags, and loafers. We've tested all sorts of Rothy styles, from the brand's flats to its sneakers. Check out some of the sale styles we're eyeing below:  40% off Samsung 65-Inch Class OLED TVAmazonSamsung's first 4K OLED is also one of the very first OLED TVs to feature quantum dots. This technology allows the display to produce a wider range of colors than typical OLEDs. $1,800 is a new low price for this brand-new high-end set.34% off the Eufy RoboVac 25C Wi-Fi Connected Robot VacuumWalmartThis Eufy robot vacuum connects to your phone for easy scheduling and will run for over an hour with a single charge. Down to $99, this is a rare drop that beats previous deals we've seen.Check out our robot vacuum buying guide for more on our favorite models. 50% off Melissa & Doug PAW Patrol PAWtroller Activity CenterTargetIf there's a little one in your life who loves Paw Patrol, this activity center will provide hours of fun. You can grab it for 50% off during Target's Black Friday sale.$500 off Hydrow rowing machinesHydrowThe Hydrow Connected Rower is the Peloton of at-home rowing machines, bringing interactive rowing workouts right to your living room. It's on sale for $500 off its normal price during Best Buy's Black Friday sale which is one of the lowest prices we've seen it at.Check out our review of the Hydrow to learn more about what makes this a stellar piece of exercise equipment. Stellar deals on tech brands from across the webApple; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderTech is synonymous with Black Friday, and we're seeing big discounts on TVs, computers, cameras, phones, accessories, gaming gear, and more . In addition to deals from major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart, most tech companies are offering savings at their online stores. Here are our favorite companies whose products we've tested and trust.Adobe: Creative Cloud All Apps is 27% off for all users for the first year, 71% off for students and teachers for the first year; 40% off Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements.Anker: 20% to 25% off power banks and charging stations.Apple: Gift cards of varying amounts on qualifying purchases.Belkin: 25% off sitewide with code BF22.Bellroy: Up to 33% off phone cases, bags, wallets, and accessories.Case-Mate: Up to 60% off sitewide with code BFCM22, include LuMee, Pelican, and Fuel.CD Keys: Up to 96% off games for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.Courant: 20% off sitewide on chargers and accessories.Dell: Up to 60% on laptops, desktops, and monitors.DJI: Up to 30% off select drones and cameras. Epson: Up to 46% off select printers, projectors, and business machines.Goal Zero: Up to 20% off select power stations, portable batteries, solar panels, lights, and more.Google: $50-$150 off Google Pixel Watch and Pixel 7 smartphones.GoPro: 15% off sitewide on cameras, accessories, and more.Griffin: 50% off sitewide on cables, chargers, batteries, and more.HP: Up to 70% on laptops, desktops, monitors, printers, and more.Incase: 50% off sitewide on bags, laptop sleeves, cases, and more.Incipio: 50% off sitewide on phone cases and accessories.Insta360: Save up to $75 on cameras.LastPass: 25% off until 11/29.Logitech: $30 off orders over $150 and $50 off orders over $250 with code BF22USD.Microsoft: Up to $600 off Surface Pro tablet laptops.Moment: Up to 60% off select phone cases, lenses, cameras, and other photography accessories.Motorola: Save up to $1,000 on select phones.Nikon: Save up to $1,000 on DSLR and mirrorless cameras, lenses, and binoculars.Nintendo: Save up to $20 or 33% on select games.Otterbox: Free shipping on orders over $50.Peak Design: Up to 30% off camera bags and accessories.Philo: New subscribers save 80% off their first month until 11/30 with code THANKS.Samsung: Up to $350 off Samsung Galaxy Z foldable smartphones.Satechi: 25% off sitewide with code BFCM25 or 30% off $150 or more with code BFCM30.Sony: Save up to $1,500 on TVs, cameras, headphones, and other consumer electronics.Speck: 40% off sitewide until 11/27; 50% off sitewide 11/27-11/28.Steam: 20%-90% off select games until 11/29.ZAGG: 40% off sitewide on ZAGG, Mophie, InvisibleShield, and Gear4 computing and mobile hardware and accessories.29% off the De'Longhi La Specialista Arte Espresso MachineAmazonDe'Longhi is one of the best brands for home espresso makers. The Specialista Arte is one of our recommended mid-range makers and has the unique feature of a built-in tamper. This is the best price we've seen in six months on this machine.Read more about the best espresso machines we've tested here.12% off the MacBook Pro 13-inch M2AppleThe 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it's Apple's most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life and 12% off retail. It's a surprisingly good deal when you consider this new MacBook was just released in 2022.25% off the GE Profile Opal Nugget Ice MakerWalmartOne of the few nugget ice makers on the market, the GE Profile does one task perfectly: making chewable nugget ice. It's a bulky and pricy appliance, but the unique production is worth it if you're a nugget ice loyalist. For Black Friday, it's $130 off the usual price, so it's a great time to buy the ice maker of your dreams. You can read more about why we love this deal here.$90 off the Ninja OL501 Foodi 6.5 Qt. 14-in-1WalmartTypically priced at $280, this popular multicooker is discounted by nearly $170 for Black Friday. That's a stellar price on an all-in-one kitchen appliance that can air fry, pressure cook, slow cook, sear, sous vide, and more.Check out our guide to the best multicookers.$200 off the Vitamix 6500WalmartWhile we haven't tested this specific Vitamix blender, the brand is known for its power and reliability; we expect this model to be no different. Usually priced close to $600, it's on sale for $399; a stellar discount if you're looking for a Vitamix blender.Check out our guide to the best blenders. Save 20% on a Dyson Airwrap, plus get free accessoriesDysonWith new barrels to curl and wave in both directions, brushes to control and shape, and the multi-functional Coanda smoothing dryer to dry, smooth, and hide flyaways. Existing Dyson customers can save 20% off using the code e-mailed to them on November 21. Both new and returning customers can claim $125 in free gifts with their purchase.For more information, check out our Dyson Airwrap Black Friday deal guide. Save 30% on the Apple Watch Series 7Antonio Villas-Boas/InsiderThe Apple Watch Series 7 is extremely similar to the new Series 8. It's only missing Crash Detection, body temperature sensing, and a new Low Power Mode that gives the Series 8 up to 36 hours of battery life. With that in mind, you can easily justify the $120 in savings with this deal on the Series 7.See our guide to the best Apple Watch. Save 33% on the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Cordless Stick VacuumWalmartDyson vacuums are the cream of the crop, and this Black Friday deal for the Cyclone V10 is the best we've seen in years. Equipped with a sensor to detect whether you're vacuuming a carpet or hard floor, it's the perfect vac for any room in the house. See our guide to the best vacuums. 57% off Madden 23AmazonJust released in August, Madden 23 is the newest iteration of the ever-popular EA Sports NFL video game franchise. Down to just $30, this deal is an absolute steal — and the perfect holiday gift for the football lover or sports gamer in your life. 50% off Columbia Tipton Peak Insulated JacketColumbiaColumbia jackets are ideal for layering in cold weather, as they are warm, but not too bulky. If you're looking to upgrade for this winter, 50% off this Tipton Peak Insulated Jacket is a fantastic deal for you. See our guide to the best winter coats. 50% off Kiehls Ultimate Shave CollectionNordstromWith $72 worth of product, this gift set of men's shaving products from cult favorite brand Kiehl's is a great deal at $33.60. If you use your Nordstrom card to purchase, you can also earn a $60 Note to be used on a future purchase.40% off the Carina Platform Chelsea BootMadewellA lovely take on the classic Chelsea boot, Madewell's Carina Platform Chelsea features a 2.5-inch heel and white leather uppers. It's a perfect boot that can be worn with everything from dresses to jeans, and it's currently 40% off with the code OHJOY.See our guide to the best ankle boots. 41% off the ASUS Chromebook C203XAAmazonThe Asus C203XA is designed with military-grade durability, a spill-resistant keyboard, and an anti-scratch finish, making it the perfect choice for students and classrooms. Down to only $142, this is the best price it's seen in months.See our guide to the best Chromebooks. Save $90 on the Dewalt Compact Drill/Impact Combo KitAmazonThis 20-Volt MAX Brushless Compact 2-Tool Combo Kit includes 1 cordless Drill/Driver, 1 cordless Impact Driver, two 20-Volt MAX Lithium Ion Batteries, 1 charger, and a carrying bag. During the Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 35% off.See our guide to the best cordless drills. Save $500 on the Samsung FrameBest BuySamsung's QN55LS03B The Frame QLED has a matte display and thin build that makes it look more like a piece of art than a TV. We've rarely seen the price dip below $1,200, and it's usually closer to $1,500 so now is a great time to buy if you've been considering this model.See our guides to the best 4k TVs and OLED TVs. 75% off LifeStraw Personal Water FilterAmazonLifeStraws are portable filters that can make even some of the murkiest standing water drinkable. For backpackers and hikers, a LifeStraw can be an invaluable tool in dire situations. Down to only $13, now is a great time to buy one.3 months of Discovery Plus for $3Discovery PlusWhether you're a fan pimple popping, house flipping, explorative cooking, or ghost hunting, Discovery Plus has a series that will keep you hooked. The service's Ad-Lite plan is already very affordable year round, but right now you can join the service for only $1 a month for your first three months. It's an excellent deal we only see during major deal events, like Black Friday.See our review of the best streaming services. 44% off Chewmeter Himalayan Yaky Cheese ChewsChewyMade with potato starch and cheese, among other ingredients, Chewmeter's dog treats are rawhide-free. They were about a dollar less during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale in October, but have been above $20 for most of the year. 25% off the Magic Bullet BlenderAmazonAt under $30, this 11-piece Magic Bullet set is a great, space-conscious gift for anyone in need of a small, sturdy blender. It comes with three different mugs as well as lids for optimal freshness.See our guide to the best blenders. 50% off JBL Tune 510BT Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesJBLQuality over-ear headphones can get pricey, but these wireless ones from JBL offer great sound and up to 40 hours of play when fully charged. RIght now, they're a steep 50% off, costing right under $25. 40% off the Ninja Foodi Digital Air Fry OvenTargetNinja is one of our favorite small appliance brands, especially for its air fryers and toaster ovens. This one combines 8 functions into a single, compact appliance: air fry, air roast, air broil, bake, bagel, toast, dehydrate, and keep warm. Right now, it's on sale for the lowest price we've seen, and if you clip the on-page coupon, you can save an additional $20.See our guide to the best air fryers and toaster ovens. 35% off athleisure at Girlfriend CollectiveGirlfriend CollectiveShop the Girlfriend Collective saleGirlfriend Collective is one of our favorite athleisure brands for its cute, sustainably made sets, bras, and leggings. Through December 9, you can get 35% off Girlfriend Collective products sitewide, with additional markdowns on select items. 3 months of HBO Max for $6SOPA Images/ShutterstockHBO Max is packed with hours of content old and new, including hits like "House of the Dragon," "The Batman," and the entire "Harry Potter" collection. It rarely sees discounts for subscribers, but now through November 28, new and returning subscribers can get their first three months of the ad-supported plan for only $6.Lowest price of the year on an Insider subscriptionInsiderInsider is offering its annual subscription at its lowest price of the year as a Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal. You'll get access to in-depth reporting, exclusive stories, pitch decks, salary databases, and more. This deal expires on November 28.Rare $10 discount on Ring Fit AdventureAmazonRing Fit Adventure is a fitness-centric game that challenges you to get off the couch and perform crunches, sit-ups, and more to defeat enemies. It even comes with a special accessory called the Ring-Con to track your movements. This game rarely goes on sale, so this $10 discount from Amazon is a good deal.Save $50 on the internet's favorite frying panOur PlaceThis sleek, matte pan is an incredible gift for minimalists: It's designed to replace eight pieces of cookware, functioning as everything from a pot to a frying pan. Normally $145, you can get it for $95 for Black Friday.See our guide to the best nonstick frying pans. 28% off Otherland candlesOtherlandOtherland is a hot candle brand right now, known for its creative packaging and custom gift sets. For Black Friday, you can get 28% off a 3-pack and 35% off 6-packs and 9-packs.See our guide to the best places for buying candles. $100 off the new Pixel 7GoogleThis is the lowest price for Google's newest smartphone, the Pixel 7. Launched only a month ago, the Pixels are desirable Android phones, thanks to their fast performance, great image quality from the cameras, and stock Android.See our guide to the best smartphones. Shop big deals on luggage from across the internetRachel Askinasi/InsiderTravel is back and it's a great time to stock up on those travel essentials you may have neglected in the past few years of pandemic. Below you'll find deals on our favorite luggage brands. Away: Up to 40% off suitcases and travel accessories. Check out our full round up of Away luggage deals.Baboon to the Moon: Up to 75% off bags and accessories.Bric's: Up to 50% off Bellagio, MyLife, Siena, and X-Bag lines.Delsey: Save 30% to 60%, plus free shipping.July: Save $30 when you spend $300, $100 when you spend $600, and $200 when you spend $1,000. Monos: Up to 40% off sitewide with code EARLYBF2022. Check out our full round up of Monos luggage deals.Nomatic: Up to 30% off luggage and 50% off travel accessories.Paravel: Up to 30% off, including Oprah's favorite foldable backpack.ROAM: Free Market Tote or Travel Pouch Set with the purchase of any piece of luggage, backpack, or duffel.Samsonite: 30% off sitewide and free shipping.Solgaard: Take 15% to 50% off sitewide. Travelpro: More than 70% off select suitcases and bags, plus save $30 when you spend $200 and $60 when you spend $300.Tumi: 40% off select suitcases, backpacks, and bags.50% off the Litter Genie PlusAmazonThe Litter Genie keeps odors from cat litter waste concealed. Deputy Editor Lauren Savoie likes that it holds several weeks' worth of waste so she doesn't have to take the trash out every time she scoops. For Chewy's Black Friday sale, it's marked down to 30% off its usual price, and over at Petco, it's 50% off — an all-time low price.50% off Paramount PlusParamount PlusNow through November 27, new and returning subscribers can get 50% off an annual plan of Paramount Plus, bringing the Essential plan down to only $25 for a full year of content. The service is home to hundreds of hours of series and movies, including titles like "Smile," "Sonic the Hedgehog 2," and "Spongebob Squarepants." This cheaper plan is ad-supported and starts with a free, one-week trial.$60 off the Ring Floodlight Cam Wired PlusThe Home DepotRing's Floodlight Cam Wired Plus combines the standard Spotlight Cam with a set of motion-activated floodlights for better lighting. The camera itself streams and records at 1080p resolution and is also motion-activated, and it includes a siren and two-way talk. The Black Friday sale matches the lowest price we've seen it available for.Shop big sales from nearly every major mattress brandLeesa/InstagramMattresses are an expensive yet important purchase. Fortunately, during Black Friday, you can save hundreds of dollars on top brands, including Casper, Purple, Nectar, and more. Don't know which mattress to buy? Our mattress expert has tested more than 60 mattresses and lists the best in our mattress guide. Also, check out our best Black Friday mattress deals hub.Amerisleep: Get $450 off any mattress and free accessories using the promo code AS450.Avocado: Get 10% off sitewide using the promo code SAVE10.Awara: Get $300 off any mattress and a free cotton sheet set, two latex pillows, and a mattress protector.Bear: Get 35% off sitewide and free accessories.Beautyrest: Save up to $800 on select mattresses.Big Fig Mattress: Get $400 off mattresses using the promo code FRIYAY.Birch: Get $400 off mattresses and two free pillows using the promo code FALLSALE400. Brooklyn Bedding: Get 30% off sitewide using promo code BFRIDAY30.Casper: Save up to $800 on mattresses using the promo code BFCM22-B.Cocoon by Sealy: Get 35% off the Chill mattresses and get a free set of sheets and pillows. DreamCloud: Get 25% off mattresses and $599 worth of accessories, including sheets, pillows, and a mattress protector. Emma: Get up to 50% off sitewide.Ghost Bed: Up to 50% off all mattresses and adjustable base bundles and get two free pillows.Helix: Save $150 when you spend $600 using promo code BFWKND150, save $250 when you spend $1,249 using promo code BFWKND250, save $300 when you spend $1,700 using promo code BFWKND300, save $350 when you spend $2,550 using promo code BFWKND350, save $400 when you spend $2,700 using promo code BFWKND400, and save $450 when you spend $2,950 using promo code BFWKND450. Plus, all purchases include two free pillows. Leesa: Save up to $700 on mattresses with two pillows included.Mattress Firm: Get up to 50% off mattresses during the early Black Friday sale.Nectar: Get 33% off sitewide.Nest Bedding: Up to 50% off select mattresses.Nolah: Save up to $700 on mattresses and get two free pillows during the early access Black Friday sale.   Purple: Get $700 off the Purple Plus Mattress plus adjustable base.Saatva: Get up to $450 off select mattresses during the Election 1-Day Flash Sale.Serta: Save up to $800 on select mattresses and mattress sets.Siena: Save $200 off any mattress.Sleep Number: Up to 40% off select beds.Tempur-Pedic: Get 30% off the Tempur-Pedic Cloud mattress when you use the Insider exclusive promo code BI30.Tuft & Needle: Save up to $750 on mattresses.Wayfair: Save on big-name mattress brands like Beautyrest and Sealy. Check out our Wayfair deals roundup.Zinus: Save up to 40% off select mattresses. Editor's note: Zinus is facing a class-action lawsuit claiming that fiberglass in the company's mattresses has led to serious health issues. Check out our full article on the lawsuit for more details.Zoma: Save $150 on all mattresses using promo code WIN150.Save $300 on an LG 24-inch Smart DishwasherHome Depot; InsiderIn addition to various useful cleaning and maintenance features, the LG LDP6810SS Smart Dishwasher provides smartphone monitoring, downloadable wash cycles, and diagnostic alerts. During Black Friday, save more than $300 on it.Save $400 on our favorite mattress and get $600 in free accessoriesDreamcloudOne of our favorite mattresses, the DreamCloud Premier Hybrid Mattress offers an impressive array of features, including excellent support, a firmness that will appeal to most sleepers, and a long trial period and warranty. During the Black Friday sale, you can save $400 and get $599 of accessories included.Save $40 on the Theragun MiniTherabodyTherabody's fourth generation of massage guns introduced the Theragun Mini, a portable device that packs a percussive punch in a much smaller package. It's our favorite entry-level massage gun and it's on sale for $160 during Black Friday which is around the lowest price we've ever seen.Take $70 off the Cuisinart Air Fryer Toaster OvenCuisinartWhile we haven't tested this specific model, the Cuisinart TOA-70 AirFryer Toaster Oven is similar to our favorite toaster oven. During Black Friday, it's $70 off.Buy one, get one on Masterclass subscriptionsMasterClassMasterClass is one of our favorite online learning platforms and for $180, you can get a second membership free to gift when you buy the first one. It makes for a great last-minute present and a fun way to bond with someone as you watch classes remotely.$50 off DNA kits from AncestryAncestryDNAAncestry DNA makes our favorite DNA kit, and all its DNA kits are discounted for Black Friday. The cheapest one is the standard kit, coming in at $59 (normally $99).20% off our favorite bathrobe from BrooklinenBrooklinenMade from 100% Turkish cotton, this super-soft robe is the ultimate luxury gift. For Black Friday, you can get 20% off all Brooklinen products when you check out.Get a Hulu subscription for $2 a monthHulu; Alyssa Powell/InsiderHulu offers a wide array of series, movies, and originals for subscribers to enjoy, including "Bob's Burgers," "Prey," and "The Handmaid's Tale." The service only ever sees discounts during Black Friday, and this year is no exception: new and returning members can get their first year for only $2 a month when they sign up before November 28.32% off the Kindle PaperwhiteAmazonThe Kindle Paperwhite is our favorite Kindle model so far for its big screen and adjustable warm light. At 32% off, you can snag it for under $100 to gift to the avid reader in your life.Save $80 on adjustable dumbbellsBest BuyThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds, turning one pair of dumbbells into a full-on set. They're on sale for $350 during Black Friday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.Save $70 on TCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TVBest BuyTCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TV delivers an impressive balance between image performance, smart connectivity, screen size, and cost. Down to $430, this discount matches deals we've seen for it in the past.Take 27% off the Nespresso's Vertuo coffee makerWilliams SonomaNespresso's Vertuo machine makes rich, frothy espresso at the touch of a button. This isn't the lowest price we've seen, but it does match last Black Friday's deal and it's still a solid discount.Save 20% on the GoPro Hero 11 BlackThe GoPro Hero 11 Black with its recognizable form-factor. Like the Hero 9 Black and Hero 10 Black before it, there's a front screen for framing a shot — useful if you're vlogging or live-streaming.Les Shu/InsiderGoPro's best camera yet, the Hero 11 Black shoots incredible videos with smooth stabilization better than ever. For Black Friday, you can save $100 (20%) off the regular priceSave 15% on the Monos Metro DuffelMonosThe duffel's roomy interior is designed to keep all your essentials organized, with a sleeve that fits up to a 15" laptop and inner side pockets that allow for easy access to your water bottle or compact umbrella. The built-in trolley sleeve fits securely around the handle of any Monos suitcase for seamless pairing and converts into an extra pocket when not in use. It's discounted to under $180 ahead of Black Friday.Get a year of Peacock Premium for $1/monthPavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesNow through November 28, new subscribers can lock in a year of Peacock Premium for $1/month. That's about 80% off the regular $5 monthly price.Save 33% on the Fitbit Sense 2FitbitThe Fitbit Sense 2 is the brand's answer to the Apple Watch, featuring temperature sensing, a built-in ECG, and advanced sleep tracking. It also offers tracking for a wide variety of activities and is compatible with smartphone notifications and some apps. It's on sale for $200 during Black Friday, which is $100 off its normal price (and an excellent deal for such a full-featured smartwatch).Take 50% off the Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright VacuumAmazonThe Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright Vacuum (AZ2002) is easy to use and has powerful suction that gets the job done on hardwood and carpeting. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen.Save 24% on an HP OMEN laptopHPHP's OMEN laptops are high-performance computers that are great for creative tasks and gaming. This one is loaded with an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics. Add in 16GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive, the $1,200 sale price makes it a terrific buy for a high-end machine.Take 60% off a Sealy MattressWayfairUsually priced around $800, you can now save a couple hundred dollars on this 12-inch mattress. We haven't tested this exact mattress, but we think Sealy's other bed in a box is a good budget pick.Save $200 on the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier FanDysonThough we haven't tested the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier Fan yet, we have been impressed with the cooling abilities of other Dyson fans. Right now, it's at an all-time low price for Black Friday 2022.Take 20% off Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation)AppleThe AirPods Pro (2nd generation) is the latest addition to their AirPods Pro series, a line of mid-range earbuds that feature spatial audio and noise canceling. And for just $200, this is the lowest price we've ever seen.Save 33% on a Sony 65 Inch 4K Ultra HD TVAmazonSony's 2022 midrange LCD TV is a solid pick for buyers who want a good all-around 4K display. It has local dimming for improved contrast, along with wide color capabilities and support for the Google TV streaming platform. This $1,000 deal price is a new low for the 65-inch model.Save $150 on the Traeger Pro Series 22 Pellet GrillHome DepotTraeger is one of our favorite grill brands, and the Pro Series 22 Pellet Grill is an excellent option for easy precision grilling and smoking. During Home Depot's early Black Friday sales, you can save $150 off its regular price.Save 40% on the internet's favorite coatMaria Del Russo/InsiderDubbed by the internet as the "Amazon coat," this down jacket actually lives up to its hype of blending style with warmth and functionality. It comes in a range of colors from muted neutrals to bright red or yellow and is a perfect, practical gift as the winter season gets colder. The discount you'll receive depends on the color and size you choose, with an average deal of 40% off.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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165+ best Black Friday weekend deals that you can still shop right now

Black Friday is technically over, but there are still plenty of deals. We're rounding up the best weekend discounts from Amazon, Walmart, and more. We'll be keeping this page fresh with the best Black Friday weekend deals we can find.Nintendo; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderWhen you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Black Friday is technically over, but several fantastic deals are still available. Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart continue to offer some of the best discounts we've seen on products across every category. And more deals are on the way as we head into Cyber Monday on November 28. We're updating this page throughout the weekend with the best Black Friday discounts that are still live. Right now, you can snag big savings on streaming services, Amazon products, Apple devices, 4K TVs, and more. We recommend bookmarking this page and checking back regularly as our expert team of reporters and editors will be rounding up all of the very best deals through Cyber Monday. Top Black Friday deals still available right nowPeacock Premium plan: $99 cents/month (80% off)Hulu x Disney+ bundle: $4.98 per month (55% off)Samsung 65-inch OLED 4K TV: $1797 (40% off)Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation): $200 (20% off)Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021): $25 (50% off)Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer: $25 (37% off)Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle: $33 (26% off)Home Accents Festive Pine Christmas Tree: $50 (29% off)Kindle Paperwhite: $95 (32% off)Dyson v10 Absolute Cordless Vacuum: $399 ($200 off)Save 20% on the Triple F.A.T. Goose Rockhopper PufferTriple F.A.T. GooseReleased as part of the brand's new Reforged Supply Collection, the Rockhopper uses recycled materials and a non-toxic durable water resistant coating. At $85 off, this is a rare deal on a recently launched product.$50 off the Roku StreambarRokuThe Roku Streambar is a compact soundbar that also acts as a streaming device, giving you an all-in-one option for crisp Dolby Audio and crystal clear 4K, HD, and HDR graphics. It's discounted by $50 to an $80 overall price, making this a great time to buy.Save 45% on the AllModern Williams Two-Drawer NightstandAllModernClass-up your bedroom with this mid-century nightstand, complete with two drawers and minimalist accents. This nightstand comes in walnut, acorn, white and gray finishes. It's on sale for $243, but you can get another 25% off with the code GET25.Save 14% on the Apple Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro 12.9-inchAppleApple's Magic Keyboard is designed to seamlessly attach to the iPad Pro with a comfortable and responsive typing experience, trackpad, and a USB-C port. It's a great way to boost your productivity from your tablet, especially at this excellent price of$300.40% off the Everlane Everyone Denim JacketEverlaneFeaturing unisex styling, the Everyone Denim Jacket is easy to wear and style for everyone. Right now, it's $59 — bringing the price down nearly $30.50% off the Amazon Fire HD 10 TabletAmazonWith 32GB of internal storage, a 1080p HD display, and loads of features like Alexa integration, the Fire HD 10 is one of the most versatile, yet affordable tablets you can buy. Currently on sale for 50% off, it's an even better deal at $75.25% off Jambys LoungewearAmir Ismael/InsiderLong Jambys are sustainably made modal, which comes from tree fibers. The material is incredibly soft and comfortable. On sale for $55, this is a great deal on premium loungewear. Read our full Jambys review here.25% off Bombas SocksBombasBombas makes some of the best socks we've ever tested — even at full price. Right now, you'll save 10% on packs plus an extra 25% on your order, bringing this 8-Pack down to $75.60. Read our full review and shop the entire site.$230 off the Vitamix Professional Series 750 BlenderWilliams SonomaThe Vitamix Professional Series 750 has everything you need in a blender, and its proven longevity makes it worth the price. This Black Friday deal is the lowest price we've seen by $60.$12.90 off the Casper Glow LightSuzy Hernandez/InsiderThe Casper Glow Light is a wireless, portable night-light. You control it with intuitive gestures for a beautiful, streamlined experience. It's 10% off during the company's Black Friday event.$15 off the Birthdate Co. CandleBirthdate CoGet 25% off on this candle, which is customized with scents associated with your (or someone else's) birthdate. Beyond offering a unique smell, writing on the container reveals personality traits around that specific birthday.25% off Brooklinen Boerum JoggersBrooklinenThe Boerum Joggers are a comfortable and stylish pair of lounge pants that come in seven different colors. This ultra-soft pair of sweats is on sale for under $60 during Brooklinen's Black Friday sale.$18 off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Black Friday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic LEGO kits are so rare.$25 off JBL Go 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth SpeakerAmazonThe JBL Go 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker features a rechargeable batter with a long runtime, a dustproof and waterproof design, and is compact enough to fit in your pocket. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.51% off Rosyclo Cloud SlippersAmazonWhile not the exact same pair, these cloud slippers are nearly identical in design to the ones our executive editor Sally Kaplan owns and loves. Your discount will depend on the size and color you select, but we're seeing an average savings of 51% on these trendy cloud slippers.40% off Fullstar Vegetable Chopper and SpiralizerAmazonOne of TikTok's favorite gadgets, this chopper can dice an entire onion with just a single push of your palm. For Black Friday, it's the lowest price we've seen in months at around 40% off. As a bonus, it comes with a spiralizing attachment for making zoodles.30% off By Jing BoxFly by JingFly By Jing is one of our favorite chili crisps, and the By Jing box offers a range of Sichuan sauces, including the tangy Zhong sauce and potent Mala spice mix. At 30% for the first time ever, it's the perfect foodie holiday gift.$110 off Fitbit SenseFitbitThe Sense smartwatch has a ton of added features, focusing on heart health and stress management, giving you a more holistic look at your well-being. It's on sale for $140 during Black Friday which is an excellent deal considering how feature-rich this smartwatch is.$80 off Bowflex SelectTech 552 dumbbellsNautilusThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds. They're on sale for $350 during Black Friday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.$300 off Toto Washlet C100 Bidet SeatWayfairToto makes premium bathroom fixtures, including its bidets. We haven't tested this model and there are more advanced options, but right now you can save $300 on the C100.$150 off Traeger Pro Series 22 Pellet GrillThe Home DepotTraeger is one of our favorite grill brands, and the Pro Series 22 Pellet Grill is an excellent option for easy precision grilling and smoking. During Home Depot's early Black Friday sales, you can save $150 off its regular price.19% off Nike Air VaporMax 2021 FKNikeFeaturing a full Air midsole and a Flyknit woven upper, the Vapormax 2021 uses several of Nike's most advanced technologies. Right now, they're 19% off.$50 off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromTaking on the look of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, this is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$7 off Wyze Bulb Color 2-PackBest BuyBright, colorful, and most importantly, affordable, these smart LED bulbs make an excellent addition to any smart home setup. Down to $20, they're now more affordable at only $10 each.$100 off Apple AirPods MaxAppleThe AirPods Max are expensive despite offering great sound quality and noise cancellation. At $449 during Black Friday, this is around the cheapest we've ever seen them (and an excellent deal considering Apple doesn't discount them often).$500 off Samsung 55-Inch The Frame Smart 4K UHD TVSamsungSamsung's QN55LS03B The Frame QLED has a matte display and thin build that makes it look more like a piece of art than a TV. We've rarely seen the price dip below $1,200, and it's usually closer to $1,500 so now is a great time to buy if you've been considering this model.$20 off Elden RingElden Ring / FromSoftwareThis 2022 Game of the Year nominee from the creators of Dark Souls is a challenging adventure, even for experienced gamers. This is one of the best prices we've seen since it released in February.$50 off the Fitbit LuxeSally KaplanThe Fitbit Luxe is a great option for the fashionistas in your life who don't like the look of a traditional smartwatch. On Black Friday, it's on sale for $80 — the lowest price we've seen. Check out more of the best Fitbit deals we've rounded up from across the web, and our buying guide to the best Fitbits we've tested.Save up to 40% on Monos luggageMonosShop all Monos luggage dealsBest known for its carry-on with a front pocket fit for a laptop, Monos is home to some of the best luggage and travel accessories we've tested. The travel brand has made a name for itself with its suitcases' convenient organization, as demonstrated by its Pro Plus Carry-on with extra storage space.Travelers can save up to a rare 40% on carry-ons, full-sized luggage, and travel accessories with the code EARLYBF2022. Shoppers can also expect to see discounts of up to 50% off on November 25-27 with the code BLACKFRIDAY2022, and up to 30% off on November 28-December 4 with the code CYBERWEEK2022. $150 off Apple 24-inch iMac M1 2021Apple$150 off Apple's 24-inch iMac running on the powerful M1 processor only makes a dent, but it's still the best price we've seen for this model. If you've been looking for a powerful all-in-on computer that will last a long time, the 24-inch iMac with a deal is a great option.20% off Philips Premium Digital Air FryerWilliams SonomaThe Philips Premium Digital Air Fryer heats up within seconds, turning out evenly cooked, crispy food with greater efficiency than an oven and even many other air fryers. At 20% off, this is one of the lowest price we've seen in months.$150 off KitchenAid 5-qt. Artisan Series Fresh Prep Attachment BundleKohl'sOne of the best deals we've seen on KitchenAid stand mixers is this bundle, which combines a 5 quart Artisan mixer with food processing attachments. This matches the sale price we've seen at other retailers, but also includes the Fresh Prep attachment, which usually retails for $60. The deal is available in three colors.30% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.$25 off Sonic FrontiersSegaPlaystation 5Xbox Series X Nintendo SwitchThe latest Sonic the Hedgehog game was released earlier this month and it's already 50% off for Black Friday. The game's "open zone" format is new for the franchise but it's gotten generally favorable reviews since its launch.$20 off Everlane Alpaca CrewEverlaneWith over 2500 reviews and four and a half stars, the alpaca crew is an Everlane staple. It comes in 12 colors and is 20% off on Black Friday.$32 off Lift Top Noblewell Coffee TableAmazonThis vintage wood table opens up and converts to a laptop desk while providing extra storage. Ideal for compact spaces, this table can easily fold back down to be used as a regular coffee table. Its Black Friday deal price is $12 less than the previous all-time low price.$60 off Vitamix E310 BlenderWilliams SonomaThis pared-down Vitamix has 10 variable speeds and a 48-ounce pitcher. This is the lowest price we've seen recently for this model.$100 off Hyperice Hypervolt 2 ProHypericeThe Hypervolt 2 Pro is Hyperice's best massage gun, offering five variable speeds, three hours of battery life, and a number of swappable head attachments. It's on sale for $100 off its normal price during Black Friday which is one of the best deals we've ever seen for it.20% off Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Large DogsChewyThe Seresto Flea and Tick Collar offer eight months of protection against fleas and ticks in all life stages. It's the only flea collar on the market that we recommend for dogs. For Black Friday 2022, Chewy is offering a rare deal we only see a few times a year.$230 off Nectar Memory Foam Mattress (Queen)NectarThe gel memory foam of the Nectar makes it a versatile mattress that conforms to the contours of your body to relieve pressure. During Black Friday, it's 33% off which is one of the best prices we've seen it at.30% off PlayStation DualSense Wireless ControllerThere are a number of steps you can take at home with your PS5 console to resolve the connectivity error.YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty ImagesThe PS5 controller is one of the best in the industry thanks to its haptic feedback, built-in microphone, and adaptive triggers. The Black Friday discount extends to other colors of the controller, like black, purple, & red.$240 off Roborock S7 Robot VacuumRoborockWhile it had trouble in corners and operates loudly, we were overall impressed with the powerful suction of the S7, and it was one of the best at mopping of the robot vacuums we tested. This is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen on this model.30% off Yeti Rambler 10 oz Wine TumblerAmazonNow 30% off, the Yeti Rambler holds up to 10 ounces of your favorite wine whether you're on a camping trip or on the back patio. The stainless steel interior paired with the double-wall vacuum insulation is what keeps your drink exactly at the temperature you like.29% off Black + Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld VacuumAmazonThe powerful Black+Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld Vacuum (model BDH2020FL) has a narrow, flexible, 4-foot hose that can clean hard-to-reach areas of your car. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen it offered.$35 off Champion Men's Pullover HoodieAmazonJust in time for cooler weather, the Champion Pullover Hoodie features its signature logo, a jersey-lined hood, and is available in 25 different colors. Plus, this fleece sweater is 64% off for Black Friday.$60 off Apple Watch UltraAppleThis isn't a huge deal for the Apple Watch Ultra but it's the best deal we've seen for this model that was only released in September. And a discount is a discount for such a popular and expensive smartwatch.25% off Away Packable CarryallAwayThis travel tote is lightweight and made from water-resistant nylon for durability. It can easily hold all your daily essentials but also packs down into a zippered pouch so you can toss it in your suitcase. Plus, you can save 25% from now through Cyber Monday.40% off Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air FryerJen Gushue/InsiderThe Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air Fryer lets you cook two separate dishes at once, and you can time them to finish simultaneously to take the guesswork out of your dinner routine. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.$30 off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildNintendoThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the definitive adventure game on the Nintendo Switch, sending players on a sprawling journey across a fantasy world with hundreds of secrets to discover. Right now Walmart is selling it for only $30, a rare discount that puts it at the lowest price we've ever seen.25% off Hydro Flask ToteHydro FlaskThe Hydro Flask Tote makes for the perfect travel bag, especially when storing food because its lightweight, insulated, and fully lined. For Black Friday, the tote is 25% off.$50 off Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric ToothbrushAmazonStart and end every day with the Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric Toothbrush, now 40% off for Black Friday. Complete with 5 Smart Modes and technology that stores your brushing patterns, this brush comes with one more plus a travel case.$270 off Samsung 75-inch Class TU690T Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TVBest BuyIf you're in need of a large screen for your living room, this Samsung TV is one of the best budget options you can find. While it may not have Samsung's latest display technology, this smart TV is fully featured with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, as well as Apple's AirPlay.17% off Bose QuietComfort II EarbudsAmazonThe Bose QuietComfort II Earbuds are the second rendition of the wireless earbuds, and they're easily one of the best noise-canceling earbuds on the market. At $50 off, they're currently at the lowest price we've seen. 55% off Razer Kishi for iPhoneAmazonThis controller — which is also available for Android — will turn your phone into a portable gaming device. The direct USB connection offers more responsive control than Bluetooth controllers while still providing a passthrough for charging. The Kishi can also be adjusted to fit phones with different sizes. At more than 50% off, it also offers great value compared to other mobile controllers. $20 off Apple AirTag 4-PackAppleApple's wireless trackers are compatible with the FindMy app on iPhone and iOS devices, and this matches the lowest price we've seen since their release. Just remember, you'll need a keychain holster or something else to keep them attached to your belongings.50% off Headspace subscriptionHeadspaceIf you're looking to exercise some mindfulness, a subscription to Headspace is a perfect place to start, especially at 50% off. The app offers easy-to-navigate guided meditations — from one-off sessions to help with burnout, to full-blown courses on stress and anger — from a variety of teachers, each with different perspectives.30% off Pax 3 Complete KitPaxThe Pax 3 is one of the best cannabis vapes you can buy right now, thanks to its modern, inconspicuous design, exact temperature control, and easy-to-use single button operation. Add in an industry-leading 10-year warranty, and this is a no-brainer for anyone looking for a go-to portable smoking solution. The complete kit is currently $75 off.$50 off the Xbox Series STargetThe Xbox Series S is one of Microsoft's two current generation consoles, along with the Xbox Series X. Both consoles play the exact same games, but there are differences, most notably that the Series S does not include a disc drive so you can only play digitally downloaded titles. It's currently $50 off, an excellent deal for this powerful and popular console.  Up to 50% off at EverlaneEverlaneShop all Everlane Black Friday dealsEverlane makes some of the best basics around, and you can save 40% off select styles for everyone, including cashmere, denim, and other wardrobe essentials we've tested and loved. Additionally, Everlane is partnering with Tree People for its Black Friday Fund and will donate a dollar for every order placed. 20% off Apple MacBook Air M1 (2020)Amazon$200 off the M1 MacBook Air is a superb deal, especially when you consider the M2 MacBook Air starts at $1,200, and isn't usually discounted below $1,000.58% off Puleo International 6.5-Foot Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas TreeAmazonWe recommend the Puleo International Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas Tree for a charming, snow-covered look. The pre-strung 350 incandescent lights give the tree a warm brightness. For Black Friday 2022, get it for an all-time low price.Check out our guide to the best artificial Christmas trees.43% off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Black Friday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic LEGO kits are so rare.$96 off Wüsthof Classic Hollow Edge 2-Piece Chef's Knife SetAmazonWüsthof is one of the top names in knife making. This set features a 6-inch chef's knife and a 3.5-inch paring knife, which should cover you for most tasks. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.52% off DevaCurl SuperCreamAmazonDevaCurl's Supercream provides definition and hydration without weighing down medium and coarse wavy, curly, and coiled hair. You'll typically pay full price, but for Black Friday 2022, it's down to its lowest price ever at 50% off.28% off Tile Mate Bluetooth TrackerAmazonThe Tile Mate is designed to help you find easily misplaced items and attaches to keys, pet collars, and other important items. During Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've seen this year.Check out our hands-on comparison of Tile Trackers to Apple AirTags.Get Hulu and Disney Plus for $5 a monthHuluDuring Black Friday, you get Hulu (with ads) and Disney+ (no ads) for just $5 per month for a full year. This deal saves you $11 per month off the regular price of the two services when purchased separately. Learn more about the Disney+ x Hulu bundle Black Friday deal.$200 off iRobot Roomba i3+, our favorite robot vacuumiRobotThe iRobot Roomba i3+ does more than your average robot vacuum. It develops personalized cleaning schedules and empties itself. It also does an outstanding job of cleaning. That's why we made it the top pick in our robot vacuum guide. Usually, it costs more than your average robot vacuum, but during Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've ever seen.$10 off Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Dog BedChewyThe Best Friends by Sheri the Original Calming Donut Dog Bed has a rounded shape that cradles a dog and helps them calm down naturally. It's our top pick for the best calming dog bed and rarely goes on sale. Right now, you can get it for its lowest price ever on select colors.Read our guide to the best dog beds.25% off Bissell Little Green Proheat Portable Carpet CleanerWayfairBissell makes some of our favorite carpet cleaners, and the Little Green ProHeat is a fantastic cleaner for removing stains and messes. During Black Friday, save 25% off.Check out our guide to the best carpet cleaners.25% off Paula's Choice Brighten + Glow KitPaula's ChoiceFor a limited time only, you can save 25% off the Paula's Choice Brighten and Glow Kit which includes the Super Boost Moisturizer and Eye Cream plus a limited-edition headband.33% off Razor A Kick ScooterTargetIt doesn't have all of the whistles and bells of an electric scooter, but a Razor A Kick Scooter will still be fun to ride. It's built durably and can collapse to be carried around. During Black Friday, it's 33% off, which is the best deal we've seen since 2020.18% off Kasa Smart Plug Ultra MiniAmazonThese smart plugs are low-profile enough to fit behind most furniture and are easy to use for basic smart home functions. During Black Friday, they're at the best price we've seen in months.55% off Kids Against Maturity Card GameAmazonKids Against Maturity is a tamer variation of the popular (and much raunchier) Cards Against Humanity. This family-friendly card game includes a mix of age-appropriate humor and innuendo for the adults' amusement. Pick it up for game nights at 55% off, the best price we've seen it offered.30% off Amazon Smart ThermostatAmazonThe Amazon Smart Home Thermostat is a simple, inexpensive smart home thermostat to control your home's temperature. It doesn't have a microphone or camera, so Alexa voice commands rely on another voice-enabled Alexa device, like an Echo smart speaker. Certain energy providers will provide benefits for switching to an energy-saving thermostat like this one, so be sure to check with yours. Right now, the thermostat is down to an all-time low price.27% off Cetaphil Daily Hydrating LotionTargetDrugstore skincare brand Cetaphil has a cult following among budget-savvy shoppers. The brand's products are formulated for sensitive skin and are fragrance-free. For Black Friday, the Daily Hydrating Moisturizer is down $4 from its typical price since this summer. Save up to 38% on Cetaphil's other cleaners and moisturizers too.Read our guide to the best skincare brands.37% off Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision CookerAmazonThe Anova Precision Cooker Nano offers accuracy and ease of use at a price unmatched by other sous vide machines. This model rarely goes to a lower price, so it's a good time to buy.See our guide to the best sous vide machines. 50% off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromWith the style and fit of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, now is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$231 off GE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub DishwasherBest BuyGE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub Dishwasher (GDT550PYRFS) is available in four colors to match your decor, operates quietly, and has impressive drying capabilities. During The Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 25% off.$340 off the S7 MaxV Ultra Robot VacuumAmazonAlthough we haven't yet tested the Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra Robot Vacuum, the brand performs consistently well in our tests. This is the most innovative vacuum Roborock has released, mopping and vacuuming simultaneously and featuring a charging base that empties the dustbin. Right now, it's on sale for the first time.40% off T-Fal Simply Cook Prep and Cook Nonstick 17-Piece SetAmazonWe haven't tested this cookware set from T-Fal, but we have tried the brand's hard anodized pan and thought it was a decent budget pick. This 17-piece set is currently $40 off for Black Friday.$70 off Ninja Foodi Power Blender & Processor SystemTargetThe Ninja SS351 Foodi Power Blender also functions as a food processor and comes with a bunch of extras, like a smoothie bowl. While we haven't tested it yet, it is extremely highly rated. The price frequently fluctuates between $180 and $200 for this model. It's not the lowest price we've seen, but you're still saving $70.35% off our favorite do-everything Instant PotJen Gushue/InsiderThe Instant Pot Duo Crisp is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, air fryer, and sous vide machine all in one, making it one of the most useful and economical small appliances we tested. While it's not the lowest we've seen it, it's the best price in months.See our guide to the best Instant Pots and electric pressure cookers.$200 off JBL Boombox 2AmazonWhen you need music for your gathering, the JBL Boombox 2 brings powerful sound and bass to keep the party going. It's one of the best Bluetooth speakers that you can get, and right now it's on sale with an excellent and rare $200 discount.40% off SodaStream Terra Sparkling Water MakerAmazonIf you're a seltzer fan, then you should consider investing in a sparkling water maker. The Terra is SodaStream's newest model that is also cordless. It comes with one CO2 cylinder and a bottle of lime Bubly Drops. For Black Friday, it's an all-time low price.39% off Coway Airmega AP-1512H True HEPA PurifierCowayCoway makes some of the best air purifiers on the market. The AP-1512HH is a reliable compact unit with a 4-stage filtration system that reduces up to 99.6% of air pollution particles. This Black Friday deal is the lowest price since early 2021.$30 off Philips SmartSleep Connected Sleep and Wake-Up LightSuzy Hernandez/Business InsiderThe Philips SmartSleep Connected is our top pick for the best sunrise alarm clock. It will help you fall asleep gently and wake up on time by creating stunning sunset and sunrise simulations. Right now, it's 15% off, an all-time low price that we haven't seen since last year.See our guide to the best sunrise alarm clocks.33% off the New Echo Dot with ClockAmazonThe latest of the Echo Dot lineup, the 5th Gen comes with a handful of new features including better audio and built-in Eero. Right now it's down to only $40, matching the lowest price we've seen for this new speaker.60% off Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesBeatsWhile not the newest headphones in the Beats lineup, the Beats Solo3 are still a solid pair of over-ear cans. They don't offer noise-canceling capabilities, but they're still a versatile pair of headphones that deliver balanced sound and 40 hours of listening time. At $80, they're at an all-time low for Black Friday with the best price we've seen.13% off TeeTurtle Reversible Narwhal PlushieAmazonMore than just a cuddly stuffed animal, TeeTurtle's reversible plushies let you express your mood. Don't feel like talking to anyone, just turn the animal to the frowny face side. For Black Friday, the narwhal stuffie is a modest 13% off.54% off UBeesize Ring Light with TripodAmazonWhether you're aiming to make more professional-looking TikToks or want something portable for your next trip, you can't beat this steep discount on a ring light tripod. The ring lighting helps improve the overall picture quality, but you can remove it if you're shooting landscapes or in a lot of natural light. At 54% off, this tripod comes in at under $20.53% off Coodoo Magnetic Blocks Tough Building Tiles Starter SetAmazonSimilar to ultra popular Magna-Tiles, these magnetic building blocks snap together quickly so you can build creatively. You can grab this starter set of 30 pieces for 48%, plus an extra 5% off when you clip the coupon on the page. For under $20, this set makes a great gift for the kiddo in your life.40% off TikTok's favorite vegetable chopperAmazonOne of TikTok's favorite gadgets, this chopper can dice an entire onion with just a single push of your palm. For Black Friday, it's the lowest price we've seen in months at around 40% off. As a bonus, it comes with a spiralizing attachment for making zoodles.62% off National Tree Company Pre-Lit Artificial Full Christmas Tree, 6.5 FeetAmazonIf you're still in the market for a Christmas tree, this 6.5 foot pre-lit Dunhill Fir tree is steeply discounted at 62% off for Black Friday; the lowest price we've ever seen for this tree.40% off the Oral-B Pro 1000 Electric ToothbrushAmazonWe love this electric toothbrush as a budget-friendly option that doesn't compromise on performance. It's also the path of least resistance to helping your teen build their own healthy habits. At 40% off for Black Friday, this is the lowest price we've seen all year.30% off sauces from Fly By JingFly by JingFly By Jing makes one of our favorite chili crisps, and the By Jing box offers a range of Sichuan sauces, including the tangy Zhong sauce and potent Mala spice mix. At 30% for the first time ever, it's the perfect foodie holiday gift.20% off Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing TreatmentAmazonThough pricey, Olaplex's Hair Perfector is a cult favorite in beauty circles. At 20% off, it makes a thoughtful gift for anyone heard complaining about their split ends in the winter, this immensely popular hair treatment repairs brittle, dry hair and adds much-needed moisture.20% off Sengled Smart Light BulbSengledSengled's smart color-changing light bulb is significantly more affordable than bulbs from big names like Philips. For about $12, this single bulb is more affordable than ever.50% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.35% off iRobot Roomba 694AmazonThis robot vacuum can be automated to work around your home schedule, and also works with virtual assistants like Alexa and Google Home. It's not the most powerful Roomba, but it handles hardwood floors, pet hair, and short carpets without issue. It's on sale for $95 off during Black Friday. 26% off Hydro Flask Wide Mouth BottleMarathon SportsHydro Flask makes some of our favorite water bottles — they're basically indestructible without being bulky or heavy, and keep hot and cold beverages at their original temperature for at least 12 hours. It's a solid, pragmatic gift for anyone who complains about forgetting to hydrate or is on the hunt for a reliable thermos.See our guide to the best water bottles. 37% off Revlon One-Step Hair DryerAmazonThis hair tool combines styling, drying, and volumizing your hair into one simple step. It's comparable to the expensive Dyson Airwrap, but for a fraction of the cost. Down to $25, this is one of the best deals we've seen for it all year.See our guide to the best hair dryers. 50% off Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021)RokuCompared to the Roku Streaming Stick+, the new Streaming Stick 4K provides an improved viewing experience by adding support for Dolby Vision. This advanced high dynamic range (HDR) format can provide better picture quality on TVs that support it. Right now you can get it on sale for only $25, the best price we've seen for it yet.34% off Hisense 50-inch U6 QLED 4K Fire TVAmazonThis 50-inch 4K display has Amazon's Fire TV platform built-in for easy access to tons of popular streaming apps. It also boasts advanced picture quality features like wide color support, up to 600 nits of brightness, and local dimming. At a deal price of $350, this is an excellent option for buyers who want a smaller TV that doesn't sacrifice image performance.60% off Google Nest MiniBest BuyThe Google Nest Mini is a compact and effective smart speaker that's powered by the very useful Google Assistant. Right now, it's one of the best prices we've seen for the device.See our guide to the best smart speakers. Get $50 off and 2 free games when you buy a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB)AmazonAs part of a special Black Friday promotion, you can now snag a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB) with two free games, Beat Saber and Resident Evil 4, for $350. The headset typically comes with Beat Saber for $400, so this deal saves you $50 and adds an extra free game.See our guide to the best VR headsets. 50% off It Takes TwoAmazonThe 2021 game of the year is an entirely cooperative game that lets a friend join-in online, even if they don't own the game. This price matches the lowest we've seen to date.Up to 50% off shoes at Rothy'sRothy'sShop the Rothy's Black Friday saleRothy's, one of our favorite shoe brands, is holding a rare and massive sale on soon-to-be-archived styles. We're seeing discounts as deep as 50% on flats, sneakers, bags, and loafers. We've tested all sorts of Rothy styles, from the brand's flats to its sneakers. Check out some of the sale styles we're eyeing below:  40% off Samsung 65-Inch Class OLED TVAmazonSamsung's first 4K OLED is also one of the very first OLED TVs to feature quantum dots. This technology allows the display to produce a wider range of colors than typical OLEDs. $1,800 is a new low price for this brand-new high-end set.34% off the Eufy RoboVac 25C Wi-Fi Connected Robot VacuumWalmartThis Eufy robot vacuum connects to your phone for easy scheduling and will run for over an hour with a single charge. Down to $99, this is a rare drop that beats previous deals we've seen.Check out our robot vacuum buying guide for more on our favorite models. 50% off Melissa & Doug PAW Patrol PAWtroller Activity CenterTargetIf there's a little one in your life who loves Paw Patrol, this activity center will provide hours of fun. You can grab it for 50% off during Target's Black Friday sale.$500 off Hydrow rowing machinesHydrowThe Hydrow Connected Rower is the Peloton of at-home rowing machines, bringing interactive rowing workouts right to your living room. It's on sale for $500 off its normal price during Best Buy's Black Friday sale which is one of the lowest prices we've seen it at.Check out our review of the Hydrow to learn more about what makes this a stellar piece of exercise equipment. Stellar deals on tech brands from across the webApple; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderTech is synonymous with Black Friday, and we're seeing big discounts on TVs, computers, cameras, phones, accessories, gaming gear, and more . In addition to deals from major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart, most tech companies are offering savings at their online stores. Here are our favorite companies whose products we've tested and trust.Adobe: Creative Cloud All Apps is 27% off for all users for the first year, 71% off for students and teachers for the first year; 40% off Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements.Anker: 20% to 25% off power banks and charging stations.Apple: Gift cards of varying amounts on qualifying purchases.Belkin: 25% off sitewide with code BF22.Bellroy: Up to 33% off phone cases, bags, wallets, and accessories.Case-Mate: Up to 60% off sitewide with code BFCM22, include LuMee, Pelican, and Fuel.CD Keys: Up to 96% off games for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.Courant: 20% off sitewide on chargers and accessories.Dell: Up to 60% on laptops, desktops, and monitors.DJI: Up to 30% off select drones and cameras. Epson: Up to 46% off select printers, projectors, and business machines.Goal Zero: Up to 20% off select power stations, portable batteries, solar panels, lights, and more.Google: $50-$150 off Google Pixel Watch and Pixel 7 smartphones.GoPro: 15% off sitewide on cameras, accessories, and more.Griffin: 50% off sitewide on cables, chargers, batteries, and more.HP: Up to 70% on laptops, desktops, monitors, printers, and more.Incase: 50% off sitewide on bags, laptop sleeves, cases, and more.Incipio: 50% off sitewide on phone cases and accessories.Insta360: Save up to $75 on cameras.LastPass: 25% off until 11/29.Logitech: $30 off orders over $150 and $50 off orders over $250 with code BF22USD.Microsoft: Up to $600 off Surface Pro tablet laptops.Moment: Up to 60% off select phone cases, lenses, cameras, and other photography accessories.Motorola: Save up to $1,000 on select phones.Nikon: Save up to $1,000 on DSLR and mirrorless cameras, lenses, and binoculars.Nintendo: Save up to $20 or 33% on select games.Otterbox: Free shipping on orders over $50.Peak Design: Up to 30% off camera bags and accessories.Philo: New subscribers save 80% off their first month until 11/30 with code THANKS.Samsung: Up to $350 off Samsung Galaxy Z foldable smartphones.Satechi: 25% off sitewide with code BFCM25 or 30% off $150 or more with code BFCM30.Sony: Save up to $1,500 on TVs, cameras, headphones, and other consumer electronics.Speck: 40% off sitewide until 11/27; 50% off sitewide 11/27-11/28.Steam: 20%-90% off select games until 11/29.ZAGG: 40% off sitewide on ZAGG, Mophie, InvisibleShield, and Gear4 computing and mobile hardware and accessories.29% off the De'Longhi La Specialista Arte Espresso MachineAmazonDe'Longhi is one of the best brands for home espresso makers. The Specialista Arte is one of our recommended mid-range makers and has the unique feature of a built-in tamper. This is the best price we've seen in six months on this machine.Read more about the best espresso machines we've tested here.12% off the MacBook Pro 13-inch M2AppleThe 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it's Apple's most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life and 12% off retail. It's a surprisingly good deal when you consider this new MacBook was just released in 2022.25% off the GE Profile Opal Nugget Ice MakerWalmartOne of the few nugget ice makers on the market, the GE Profile does one task perfectly: making chewable nugget ice. It's a bulky and pricy appliance, but the unique production is worth it if you're a nugget ice loyalist. For Black Friday, it's $130 off the usual price, so it's a great time to buy the ice maker of your dreams. You can read more about why we love this deal here.$90 off the Ninja OL501 Foodi 6.5 Qt. 14-in-1WalmartTypically priced at $280, this popular multicooker is discounted by nearly $170 for Black Friday. That's a stellar price on an all-in-one kitchen appliance that can air fry, pressure cook, slow cook, sear, sous vide, and more.Check out our guide to the best multicookers.$200 off the Vitamix 6500WalmartWhile we haven't tested this specific Vitamix blender, the brand is known for its power and reliability; we expect this model to be no different. Usually priced close to $600, it's on sale for $399; a stellar discount if you're looking for a Vitamix blender.Check out our guide to the best blenders. Save 20% on a Dyson Airwrap, plus get free accessoriesDysonWith new barrels to curl and wave in both directions, brushes to control and shape, and the multi-functional Coanda smoothing dryer to dry, smooth, and hide flyaways. Existing Dyson customers can save 20% off using the code e-mailed to them on November 21. Both new and returning customers can claim $125 in free gifts with their purchase.For more information, check out our Dyson Airwrap Black Friday deal guide. Save 30% on the Apple Watch Series 7Antonio Villas-Boas/InsiderThe Apple Watch Series 7 is extremely similar to the new Series 8. It's only missing Crash Detection, body temperature sensing, and a new Low Power Mode that gives the Series 8 up to 36 hours of battery life. With that in mind, you can easily justify the $120 in savings with this deal on the Series 7.See our guide to the best Apple Watch. Save 33% on the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Cordless Stick VacuumWalmartDyson vacuums are the cream of the crop, and this Black Friday deal for the Cyclone V10 is the best we've seen in years. Equipped with a sensor to detect whether you're vacuuming a carpet or hard floor, it's the perfect vac for any room in the house. See our guide to the best vacuums. 57% off Madden 23AmazonJust released in August, Madden 23 is the newest iteration of the ever-popular EA Sports NFL video game franchise. Down to just $30, this deal is an absolute steal — and the perfect holiday gift for the football lover or sports gamer in your life. 50% off Columbia Tipton Peak Insulated JacketColumbiaColumbia jackets are ideal for layering in cold weather, as they are warm, but not too bulky. If you're looking to upgrade for this winter, 50% off this Tipton Peak Insulated Jacket is a fantastic deal for you. See our guide to the best winter coats. 50% off Kiehls Ultimate Shave CollectionNordstromWith $72 worth of product, this gift set of men's shaving products from cult favorite brand Kiehl's is a great deal at $33.60. If you use your Nordstrom card to purchase, you can also earn a $60 Note to be used on a future purchase.40% off the Carina Platform Chelsea BootMadewellA lovely take on the classic Chelsea boot, Madewell's Carina Platform Chelsea features a 2.5-inch heel and white leather uppers. It's a perfect boot that can be worn with everything from dresses to jeans, and it's currently 40% off with the code OHJOY.See our guide to the best ankle boots. 41% off the ASUS Chromebook C203XAAmazonThe Asus C203XA is designed with military-grade durability, a spill-resistant keyboard, and an anti-scratch finish, making it the perfect choice for students and classrooms. Down to only $142, this is the best price it's seen in months.See our guide to the best Chromebooks. Save $90 on the Dewalt Compact Drill/Impact Combo KitAmazonThis 20-Volt MAX Brushless Compact 2-Tool Combo Kit includes 1 cordless Drill/Driver, 1 cordless Impact Driver, two 20-Volt MAX Lithium Ion Batteries, 1 charger, and a carrying bag. During the Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 35% off.See our guide to the best cordless drills. Save $500 on the Samsung FrameBest BuySamsung's QN55LS03B The Frame QLED has a matte display and thin build that makes it look more like a piece of art than a TV. We've rarely seen the price dip below $1,200, and it's usually closer to $1,500 so now is a great time to buy if you've been considering this model.See our guides to the best 4k TVs and OLED TVs. 75% off LifeStraw Personal Water FilterAmazonLifeStraws are portable filters that can make even some of the murkiest standing water drinkable. For backpackers and hikers, a LifeStraw can be an invaluable tool in dire situations. Down to only $13, now is a great time to buy one.3 months of Discovery Plus for $3Discovery PlusWhether you're a fan pimple popping, house flipping, explorative cooking, or ghost hunting, Discovery Plus has a series that will keep you hooked. The service's Ad-Lite plan is already very affordable year round, but right now you can join the service for only $1 a month for your first three months. It's an excellent deal we only see during major deal events, like Black Friday.See our review of the best streaming services. 44% off Chewmeter Himalayan Yaky Cheese ChewsChewyMade with potato starch and cheese, among other ingredients, Chewmeter's dog treats are rawhide-free. They were about a dollar less during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale in October, but have been above $20 for most of the year. 25% off the Magic Bullet BlenderAmazonAt under $30, this 11-piece Magic Bullet set is a great, space-conscious gift for anyone in need of a small, sturdy blender. It comes with three different mugs as well as lids for optimal freshness.See our guide to the best blenders. 50% off JBL Tune 510BT Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesJBLQuality over-ear headphones can get pricey, but these wireless ones from JBL offer great sound and up to 40 hours of play when fully charged. RIght now, they're a steep 50% off, costing right under $25. 40% off the Ninja Foodi Digital Air Fry OvenTargetNinja is one of our favorite small appliance brands, especially for its air fryers and toaster ovens. This one combines 8 functions into a single, compact appliance: air fry, air roast, air broil, bake, bagel, toast, dehydrate, and keep warm. Right now, it's on sale for the lowest price we've seen, and if you clip the on-page coupon, you can save an additional $20.See our guide to the best air fryers and toaster ovens. 35% off athleisure at Girlfriend CollectiveGirlfriend CollectiveShop the Girlfriend Collective saleGirlfriend Collective is one of our favorite athleisure brands for its cute, sustainably made sets, bras, and leggings. Through December 9, you can get 35% off Girlfriend Collective products sitewide, with additional markdowns on select items. 3 months of HBO Max for $6SOPA Images/ShutterstockHBO Max is packed with hours of content old and new, including hits like "House of the Dragon," "The Batman," and the entire "Harry Potter" collection. It rarely sees discounts for subscribers, but now through November 28, new and returning subscribers can get their first three months of the ad-supported plan for only $6.Lowest price of the year on an Insider subscriptionInsiderInsider is offering its annual subscription at its lowest price of the year as a Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal. You'll get access to in-depth reporting, exclusive stories, pitch decks, salary databases, and more. This deal expires on November 28.Rare $10 discount on Ring Fit AdventureAmazonRing Fit Adventure is a fitness-centric game that challenges you to get off the couch and perform crunches, sit-ups, and more to defeat enemies. It even comes with a special accessory called the Ring-Con to track your movements. This game rarely goes on sale, so this $10 discount from Amazon is a good deal.Save $50 on the internet's favorite frying panOur PlaceThis sleek, matte pan is an incredible gift for minimalists: It's designed to replace eight pieces of cookware, functioning as everything from a pot to a frying pan. Normally $145, you can get it for $95 for Black Friday.See our guide to the best nonstick frying pans. 28% off Otherland candlesOtherlandOtherland is a hot candle brand right now, known for its creative packaging and custom gift sets. For Black Friday, you can get 28% off a 3-pack and 35% off 6-packs and 9-packs.See our guide to the best places for buying candles. $100 off the new Pixel 7GoogleThis is the lowest price for Google's newest smartphone, the Pixel 7. Launched only a month ago, the Pixels are desirable Android phones, thanks to their fast performance, great image quality from the cameras, and stock Android.See our guide to the best smartphones. Shop big deals on luggage from across the internetRachel Askinasi/InsiderTravel is back and it's a great time to stock up on those travel essentials you may have neglected in the past few years of pandemic. Below you'll find deals on our favorite luggage brands. Away: Up to 40% off suitcases and travel accessories. Check out our full round up of Away luggage deals.Baboon to the Moon: Up to 75% off bags and accessories.Bric's: Up to 50% off Bellagio, MyLife, Siena, and X-Bag lines.Delsey: Save 30% to 60%, plus free shipping.July: Save $30 when you spend $300, $100 when you spend $600, and $200 when you spend $1,000. Monos: Up to 40% off sitewide with code EARLYBF2022. Check out our full round up of Monos luggage deals.Nomatic: Up to 30% off luggage and 50% off travel accessories.Paravel: Up to 30% off, including Oprah's favorite foldable backpack.ROAM: Free Market Tote or Travel Pouch Set with the purchase of any piece of luggage, backpack, or duffel.Samsonite: 30% off sitewide and free shipping.Solgaard: Take 15% to 50% off sitewide. Travelpro: More than 70% off select suitcases and bags, plus save $30 when you spend $200 and $60 when you spend $300.Tumi: 40% off select suitcases, backpacks, and bags.50% off the Litter Genie PlusAmazonThe Litter Genie keeps odors from cat litter waste concealed. Deputy Editor Lauren Savoie likes that it holds several weeks' worth of waste so she doesn't have to take the trash out every time she scoops. For Chewy's Black Friday sale, it's marked down to 30% off its usual price, and over at Petco, it's 50% off — an all-time low price.50% off Paramount PlusParamount PlusNow through November 27, new and returning subscribers can get 50% off an annual plan of Paramount Plus, bringing the Essential plan down to only $25 for a full year of content. The service is home to hundreds of hours of series and movies, including titles like "Smile," "Sonic the Hedgehog 2," and "Spongebob Squarepants." This cheaper plan is ad-supported and starts with a free, one-week trial.$60 off the Ring Floodlight Cam Wired PlusThe Home DepotRing's Floodlight Cam Wired Plus combines the standard Spotlight Cam with a set of motion-activated floodlights for better lighting. The camera itself streams and records at 1080p resolution and is also motion-activated, and it includes a siren and two-way talk. The Black Friday sale matches the lowest price we've seen it available for.Shop big sales from nearly every major mattress brandLeesa/InstagramMattresses are an expensive yet important purchase. Fortunately, during Black Friday, you can save hundreds of dollars on top brands, including Casper, Purple, Nectar, and more. Don't know which mattress to buy? Our mattress expert has tested more than 60 mattresses and lists the best in our mattress guide. Also, check out our best Black Friday mattress deals hub.Amerisleep: Get $450 off any mattress and free accessories using the promo code AS450.Avocado: Get 10% off sitewide using the promo code SAVE10.Awara: Get $300 off any mattress and a free cotton sheet set, two latex pillows, and a mattress protector.Bear: Get 35% off sitewide and free accessories.Beautyrest: Save up to $800 on select mattresses.Big Fig Mattress: Get $400 off mattresses using the promo code FRIYAY.Birch: Get $400 off mattresses and two free pillows using the promo code FALLSALE400. Brooklyn Bedding: Get 30% off sitewide using promo code BFRIDAY30.Casper: Save up to $800 on mattresses using the promo code BFCM22-B.Cocoon by Sealy: Get 35% off the Chill mattresses and get a free set of sheets and pillows. DreamCloud: Get 25% off mattresses and $599 worth of accessories, including sheets, pillows, and a mattress protector. Emma: Get up to 50% off sitewide.Ghost Bed: Up to 50% off all mattresses and adjustable base bundles and get two free pillows.Helix: Save $150 when you spend $600 using promo code BFWKND150, save $250 when you spend $1,249 using promo code BFWKND250, save $300 when you spend $1,700 using promo code BFWKND300, save $350 when you spend $2,550 using promo code BFWKND350, save $400 when you spend $2,700 using promo code BFWKND400, and save $450 when you spend $2,950 using promo code BFWKND450. Plus, all purchases include two free pillows. Leesa: Save up to $700 on mattresses with two pillows included.Mattress Firm: Get up to 50% off mattresses during the early Black Friday sale.Nectar: Get 33% off sitewide.Nest Bedding: Up to 50% off select mattresses.Nolah: Save up to $700 on mattresses and get two free pillows during the early access Black Friday sale.   Purple: Get $700 off the Purple Plus Mattress plus adjustable base.Saatva: Get up to $450 off select mattresses during the Election 1-Day Flash Sale.Serta: Save up to $800 on select mattresses and mattress sets.Siena: Save $200 off any mattress.Sleep Number: Up to 40% off select beds.Tempur-Pedic: Get 30% off the Tempur-Pedic Cloud mattress when you use the Insider exclusive promo code BI30.Tuft & Needle: Save up to $750 on mattresses.Wayfair: Save on big-name mattress brands like Beautyrest and Sealy. Check out our Wayfair deals roundup.Zinus: Save up to 40% off select mattresses. Editor's note: Zinus is facing a class-action lawsuit claiming that fiberglass in the company's mattresses has led to serious health issues. Check out our full article on the lawsuit for more details.Zoma: Save $150 on all mattresses using promo code WIN150.Save $300 on an LG 24-inch Smart DishwasherHome Depot; InsiderIn addition to various useful cleaning and maintenance features, the LG LDP6810SS Smart Dishwasher provides smartphone monitoring, downloadable wash cycles, and diagnostic alerts. During Black Friday, save more than $300 on it.Save $400 on our favorite mattress and get $600 in free accessoriesDreamcloudOne of our favorite mattresses, the DreamCloud Premier Hybrid Mattress offers an impressive array of features, including excellent support, a firmness that will appeal to most sleepers, and a long trial period and warranty. During the Black Friday sale, you can save $400 and get $599 of accessories included.Save $40 on the Theragun MiniTherabodyTherabody's fourth generation of massage guns introduced the Theragun Mini, a portable device that packs a percussive punch in a much smaller package. It's our favorite entry-level massage gun and it's on sale for $160 during Black Friday which is around the lowest price we've ever seen.Take $70 off the Cuisinart Air Fryer Toaster OvenCuisinartWhile we haven't tested this specific model, the Cuisinart TOA-70 AirFryer Toaster Oven is similar to our favorite toaster oven. During Black Friday, it's $70 off.Buy one, get one on Masterclass subscriptionsMasterClassMasterClass is one of our favorite online learning platforms and for $180, you can get a second membership free to gift when you buy the first one. It makes for a great last-minute present and a fun way to bond with someone as you watch classes remotely.$50 off DNA kits from AncestryAncestryDNAAncestry DNA makes our favorite DNA kit, and all its DNA kits are discounted for Black Friday. The cheapest one is the standard kit, coming in at $59 (normally $99).20% off our favorite bathrobe from BrooklinenBrooklinenMade from 100% Turkish cotton, this super-soft robe is the ultimate luxury gift. For Black Friday, you can get 20% off all Brooklinen products when you check out.Get a Hulu subscription for $2 a monthHulu; Alyssa Powell/InsiderHulu offers a wide array of series, movies, and originals for subscribers to enjoy, including "Bob's Burgers," "Prey," and "The Handmaid's Tale." The service only ever sees discounts during Black Friday, and this year is no exception: new and returning members can get their first year for only $2 a month when they sign up before November 28.32% off the Kindle PaperwhiteAmazonThe Kindle Paperwhite is our favorite Kindle model so far for its big screen and adjustable warm light. At 32% off, you can snag it for under $100 to gift to the avid reader in your life.Save $80 on adjustable dumbbellsBest BuyThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds, turning one pair of dumbbells into a full-on set. They're on sale for $350 during Black Friday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.Save $70 on TCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TVBest BuyTCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TV delivers an impressive balance between image performance, smart connectivity, screen size, and cost. Down to $430, this discount matches deals we've seen for it in the past.Take 27% off the Nespresso's Vertuo coffee makerWilliams SonomaNespresso's Vertuo machine makes rich, frothy espresso at the touch of a button. This isn't the lowest price we've seen, but it does match last Black Friday's deal and it's still a solid discount.Save 20% on the GoPro Hero 11 BlackThe GoPro Hero 11 Black with its recognizable form-factor. Like the Hero 9 Black and Hero 10 Black before it, there's a front screen for framing a shot — useful if you're vlogging or live-streaming.Les Shu/InsiderGoPro's best camera yet, the Hero 11 Black shoots incredible videos with smooth stabilization better than ever. For Black Friday, you can save $100 (20%) off the regular priceSave 15% on the Monos Metro DuffelMonosThe duffel's roomy interior is designed to keep all your essentials organized, with a sleeve that fits up to a 15" laptop and inner side pockets that allow for easy access to your water bottle or compact umbrella. The built-in trolley sleeve fits securely around the handle of any Monos suitcase for seamless pairing and converts into an extra pocket when not in use. It's discounted to under $180 ahead of Black Friday.Get a year of Peacock Premium for $1/monthPavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesNow through November 28, new subscribers can lock in a year of Peacock Premium for $1/month. That's about 80% off the regular $5 monthly price.Save 33% on the Fitbit Sense 2FitbitThe Fitbit Sense 2 is the brand's answer to the Apple Watch, featuring temperature sensing, a built-in ECG, and advanced sleep tracking. It also offers tracking for a wide variety of activities and is compatible with smartphone notifications and some apps. It's on sale for $200 during Black Friday, which is $100 off its normal price (and an excellent deal for such a full-featured smartwatch).Take 50% off the Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright VacuumAmazonThe Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright Vacuum (AZ2002) is easy to use and has powerful suction that gets the job done on hardwood and carpeting. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen.Save 24% on an HP OMEN laptopHPHP's OMEN laptops are high-performance computers that are great for creative tasks and gaming. This one is loaded with an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics. Add in 16GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive, the $1,200 sale price makes it a terrific buy for a high-end machine.Take 60% off a Sealy MattressWayfairUsually priced around $800, you can now save a couple hundred dollars on this 12-inch mattress. We haven't tested this exact mattress, but we think Sealy's other bed in a box is a good budget pick.Save $200 on the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier FanDysonThough we haven't tested the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier Fan yet, we have been impressed with the cooling abilities of other Dyson fans. Right now, it's at an all-time low price for Black Friday 2022.Take 20% off Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation)AppleThe AirPods Pro (2nd generation) is the latest addition to their AirPods Pro series, a line of mid-range earbuds that feature spatial audio and noise canceling. And for just $200, this is the lowest price we've ever seen.Save 33% on a Sony 65 Inch 4K Ultra HD TVAmazonSony's 2022 midrange LCD TV is a solid pick for buyers who want a good all-around 4K display. It has local dimming for improved contrast, along with wide color capabilities and support for the Google TV streaming platform. This $1,000 deal price is a new low for the 65-inch model.Save $150 on the Traeger Pro Series 22 Pellet GrillHome DepotTraeger is one of our favorite grill brands, and the Pro Series 22 Pellet Grill is an excellent option for easy precision grilling and smoking. During Home Depot's early Black Friday sales, you can save $150 off its regular price.Save 40% on the internet's favorite coatMaria Del Russo/InsiderDubbed by the internet as the "Amazon coat," this down jacket actually lives up to its hype of blending style with warmth and functionality. It comes in a range of colors from muted neutrals to bright red or yellow and is a perfect, practical gift as the winter season gets colder. The discount you'll receive depends on the color and size you choose, with an average deal of 40% off.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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Live: 217+ best Black Friday deals to shop right now, from TVs to mattresses to smartphones

We're rounding up the best Black Friday deals from all the best brands and every major retailer including Amazon, Walmart, and Target. We'll be keeping this page fresh with the best Black Friday deals we can find.Nintendo; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderWhen you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Black Friday is coming to an end, but there's still time to get the best Black Friday deals. Major retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy are offering their steepest discounts of the year, but some won't last beyond today. We've seen low prices on laptops, 4K and smart TV deals, great Amazon Black Friday sales, and savings on Apple products. However, Cyber Monday might have better deals on certain products.Be sure to check back to this page often as our expert team of reporters and editors will be flagging all their favorite deals through Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Top Black Friday deals right nowMeta Quest 2 Black Friday Bundle with 2 free games: $350 (13% off)Samsung 65-inch OLED 4K TV: $1797 (40% off)Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation): $200 (20% off)Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021): $25 (50% off)Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer: $25 (37% off)Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle: $33 (26% off)Hulu x Disney+ bundle: $4.98 per month (55% off)Home Accents Festive Pine Christmas Tree: $50 (29% off)Kindle Paperwhite: $95 (32% off)Dyson v10 Absolute Cordless Vacuum: $399 ($200 off)23% off on the Drybar Single Shot Round Blow Dryer BrushAmazonMany people swear by hair dryer brushes because they reduce drying time, and you can style as you blow. This model is better for shorter hair, while the Drybar Double Shot is great for longer, thicker hair. Drybar products rarely go on sale, but you get its Single Shot now for 23% off during Black Friday.47% off on the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6500AmazonDesigned to keep you from brushing too hard, the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6500 also helps whiten your teeth. The electric toothbrush comes with a travel case, a charging stand, and an extra replacement head. Right now, it's at an all-time low price at $80 off.$152 off the Hoover Dual Power Max Pet Upright Carpet CleanerWalmartIf you have a lot of pets and pet messes, this is a great tool to help you keep a clean home. Hoover's powerful carpet cleaner typically costs over $200, but right now, Walmart has it on sale for $97. 25% off on Splatoon 3 (Nintendo Switch)AmazonSplatoon 3 is a must-have for fans of the Splatoon universe. The latest game in the series lets squid kids and octolings play classic modes like Turf War and Salmon Run, along with a ton of fun new additions. At $45, this is the lowest price drop since its release. $10 off Brightland's The Artist Capsule Flavor Infused Olive Oil SetBrightlandBrightland makes quality olive oil and vinegar with pretty, sun-damage-proof bottles. You can read our full review of Brightland's olive oil, which we think elevates any dish. This particular set was one of Oprah's favorites this year. It's lightly discounted for Black Friday, with the site hosting a "the more you buy, the more you save" sale. $31 off Apple MagSafe Duo Wireless ChargerAmazonApple aficionados with multiple devices will appreciate the MagSafe Duo charger, a travel must-have. Designed to charge two MagSafe devices using a single cable, it's compatible with the latest generations of Apple Watch, iPhone, and AirPods. It's a game-changing accessory that's on sale for just under $100.$1,500 off the LG C1 OLED 83-Inch 4K TVAmazonLG's C1 has a great balance between performance and design, and the 65-inch model is the top pick in our guide to the best 4K TVs. The OLED panel delivers incredible image quality with an infinite contrast ratio. If you're looking for a huge TV to add to your entertainment system, the largest available size is at an excellent all-time low of $3,000.30% off the Baublebar Custom Disc Pisa BraceletBaublebarOne of Baublebar's most iconic pieces, this customizable beaded bracelet is an adult, refined version of the ones we made as kids. Available in black or multi-color letter beads, you can fit up to nine characters to include the giftee's name, initials, or a shared message or joke. It's 30% off for Black Friday with the code BB30. Check out our full review of Baublebar for more on the company.$10 off the Lite-Brite Stranger Things Special EditionAmazonA great Black Friday deal for any "Stranger Things" fan, this classic light art toy comes in a Demogorgon Hunters special edition that's available exclusively at Amazon. Right now, it's marked down to its lowest price ever.30% off Wellness Lamb and Beef Stew Dog FoodAmazonWe recommend Wellness in our guide to the best dog food. At the top of its ingredients list are lamb broth, lamb, beef, and beef liver for protein. While it's not the best price we've seen, you'll save about 30% when you apply a coupon at Amazon.$6 off the Laneige Lip Sleeping MaskLaneigeAccording to our beauty editors, the Laneige Lip Sleep Mask has been one of the most sought-after treatments this year because of its hydrating benefits. At Walmart, certain flavors are discounted to under $14.$49 off the Oniva Picnic Time Portable Reclining Camp ChairKohl'sThe Oniva Camp Chair is padded for living-room-style comfort in the outdoors. It has three different reclining positions for falling asleep under the sun. At 34% off certain colors during Black Friday, it's hard to pass up this feature-packed chair. 27% off the Dyson Purifier Cool Formaldehyde TP09 Purifying FanDysonDyson's TP09 fan both cools and captures and traps pollutants, including formaldehyde, which is often found in building materials. The manufacturer is offering a rare discount of more than $190 during Black Friday.50% off Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (for Xbox)Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy / Square EnixMarvel's Guardians of the Galaxy features your favorite characters in an all-new story. During Black Friday, you can get the game for 50% off. While not the lowest price we've seen, it's still a great buy.$230 off the Vitamix Professional Series 750 BlenderWilliams SonomaThe Vitamix Professional Series 750 has everything you need in a blender, and its proven longevity makes it worth the price. This Black Friday deal is the lowest price we've seen by $60.$12.90 off the Casper Glow LightSuzy Hernandez/InsiderThe Casper Glow Light is a wireless, portable night-light. You control it with intuitive gestures for a beautiful, streamlined experience. It's 10% off during the company's Black Friday event.$15 off the Birthdate Co. CandleBirthdate CoGet 25% off on this candle, which is customized with scents associated with your (or someone else's) birthdate. Beyond offering a unique smell, writing on the container reveals personality traits around that specific birthday.25% off Brooklinen Boerum JoggersBrooklinenThe Boerum Joggers are a comfortable and stylish pair of lounge pants that come in seven different colors. This ultra-soft pair of sweats is on sale for under $60 during Brooklinen's Black Friday sale.$18 off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Black Friday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic LEGO kits are so rare.$25 off JBL Go 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth SpeakerAmazonThe JBL Go 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker features a rechargeable batter with a long runtime, a dustproof and waterproof design, and is compact enough to fit in your pocket. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.51% off Rosyclo Cloud SlippersAmazonWhile not the exact same pair, these cloud slippers are nearly identical in design to the ones our executive editor Sally Kaplan owns and loves. Your discount will depend on the size and color you select, but we're seeing an average savings of 51% on these trendy cloud slippers.40% off Fullstar Vegetable Chopper and SpiralizerAmazonOne of TikTok's favorite gadgets, this chopper can dice an entire onion with just a single push of your palm. For Black Friday, it's the lowest price we've seen in months at around 40% off. As a bonus, it comes with a spiralizing attachment for making zoodles.30% off By Jing BoxFly by JingFly By Jing is one of our favorite chili crisps, and the By Jing box offers a range of Sichuan sauces, including the tangy Zhong sauce and potent Mala spice mix. At 30% for the first time ever, it's the perfect foodie holiday gift.$110 off Fitbit SenseFitbitThe Sense smartwatch has a ton of added features, focusing on heart health and stress management, giving you a more holistic look at your well-being. It's on sale for $140 during Black Friday which is an excellent deal considering how feature-rich this smartwatch is.$80 off Bowflex SelectTech 552 dumbbellsNautilusThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds. They're on sale for $350 during Black Friday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.$300 off Toto Washlet C100 Bidet SeatWayfairToto makes premium bathroom fixtures, including its bidets. We haven't tested this model and there are more advanced options, but right now you can save $300 on the C100.19% off Nike Air VaporMax 2021 FKNikeFeaturing a full Air midsole and a Flyknit woven upper, the Vapormax 2021 uses several of Nike's most advanced technologies. Right now, they're 19% off.$50 off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromTaking on the look of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, this is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$7 off Wyze Bulb Color 2-PackBest BuyBright, colorful, and most importantly, affordable, these smart LED bulbs make an excellent addition to any smart home setup. Down to $20, they're now more affordable at only $10 each.$100 off Apple AirPods MaxAppleThe AirPods Max are expensive despite offering great sound quality and noise cancellation. At $449 during Black Friday, this is around the cheapest we've ever seen them (and an excellent deal considering Apple doesn't discount them often).$500 off Samsung 55-Inch The Frame Smart 4K UHD TVSamsungSamsung's QN55LS03B The Frame QLED has a matte display and thin build that makes it look more like a piece of art than a TV. We've rarely seen the price dip below $1,200, and it's usually closer to $1,500 so now is a great time to buy if you've been considering this model.10% off Blue Diamond 8-Inch Ceramic Open Fry PanTargetBlue Diamond's 8-inch ceramic pan is a budget-friendly nonstick option that's great for eggs and other small dishes. Right now, you can save 10% on its already low price.$20 off Elden RingElden Ring / FromSoftwareThis 2022 Game of the Year nominee from the creators of Dark Souls is a challenging adventure, even for experienced gamers. This is one of the best prices we've seen since it released in February.$50 off the Fitbit LuxeSally KaplanThe Fitbit Luxe is a great option for the fashionistas in your life who don't like the look of a traditional smartwatch. On Black Friday, it's on sale for $80 — the lowest price we've seen. Check out more of the best Fitbit deals we've rounded up from across the web, and our buying guide to the best Fitbits we've tested.Save up to 40% on Monos luggageMonosShop all Monos luggage dealsBest known for its carry-on with a front pocket fit for a laptop, Monos is home to some of the best luggage and travel accessories we've tested. The travel brand has made a name for itself with its suitcases' convenient organization, as demonstrated by its Pro Plus Carry-on with extra storage space.Travelers can save up to a rare 40% on carry-ons, full-sized luggage, and travel accessories with the code EARLYBF2022. Shoppers can also expect to see discounts of up to 50% off on November 25-27 with the code BLACKFRIDAY2022, and up to 30% off on November 28-December 4 with the code CYBERWEEK2022. $150 off Apple 24-inch iMac M1 2021Apple$150 off Apple's 24-inch iMac running on the powerful M1 processor only makes a dent, but it's still the best price we've seen for this model. If you've been looking for a powerful all-in-on computer that will last a long time, the 24-inch iMac with a deal is a great option.20% off Philips Premium Digital Air FryerWilliams SonomaThe Philips Premium Digital Air Fryer heats up within seconds, turning out evenly cooked, crispy food with greater efficiency than an oven and even many other air fryers. At 20% off, this is one of the lowest price we've seen in months.$150 off KitchenAid 5-qt. Artisan Series Fresh Prep Attachment BundleKohl'sOne of the best deals we've seen on KitchenAid stand mixers is this bundle, which combines a 5 quart Artisan mixer with food processing attachments. This matches the sale price we've seen at other retailers, but also includes the Fresh Prep attachment, which usually retails for $60. The deal is available in three colors.30% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.$25 off Sonic FrontiersSegaPlaystation 5Xbox Series X Nintendo SwitchThe latest Sonic the Hedgehog game was released earlier this month and it's already 50% off for Black Friday. The game's "open zone" format is new for the franchise but it's gotten generally favorable reviews since its launch.$20 off Everlane Alpaca CrewEverlaneWith over 2500 reviews and four and a half stars, the alpaca crew is an Everlane staple. It comes in 12 colors and is 20% off on Black Friday.$32 off Lift Top Noblewell Coffee TableAmazonThis vintage wood table opens up and converts to a laptop desk while providing extra storage. Ideal for compact spaces, this table can easily fold back down to be used as a regular coffee table. Its Black Friday deal price is $12 less than the previous all-time low price.$60 off Vitamix E310 BlenderWilliams SonomaThis pared-down Vitamix has 10 variable speeds and a 48-ounce pitcher. This is the lowest price we've seen recently for this model.$100 off Hyperice Hypervolt 2 ProHypericeThe Hypervolt 2 Pro is Hyperice's best massage gun, offering five variable speeds, three hours of battery life, and a number of swappable head attachments. It's on sale for $100 off its normal price during Black Friday which is one of the best deals we've ever seen for it.20% off Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Large DogsChewyThe Seresto Flea and Tick Collar offer eight months of protection against fleas and ticks in all life stages. It's the only flea collar on the market that we recommend for dogs. For Black Friday 2022, Chewy is offering a rare deal we only see a few times a year.$230 off Nectar Memory Foam Mattress (Queen)NectarThe gel memory foam of the Nectar makes it a versatile mattress that conforms to the contours of your body to relieve pressure. During Black Friday, it's 33% off which is one of the best prices we've seen it at.30% off PlayStation DualSense Wireless ControllerThere are a number of steps you can take at home with your PS5 console to resolve the connectivity error.YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty ImagesThe PS5 controller is one of the best in the industry thanks to its haptic feedback, built-in microphone, and adaptive triggers. The Black Friday discount extends to other colors of the controller, like black, purple, & red.$240 off Roborock S7 Robot VacuumRoborockWhile it had trouble in corners and operates loudly, we were overall impressed with the powerful suction of the S7, and it was one of the best at mopping of the robot vacuums we tested. This is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen on this model.30% off Yeti Rambler 10 oz Wine TumblerAmazonNow 30% off, the Yeti Rambler holds up to 10 ounces of your favorite wine whether you're on a camping trip or on the back patio. The stainless steel interior paired with the double-wall vacuum insulation is what keeps your drink exactly at the temperature you like.29% off Black + Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld VacuumAmazonThe powerful Black+Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld Vacuum (model BDH2020FL) has a narrow, flexible, 4-foot hose that can clean hard-to-reach areas of your car. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen it offered.$35 off Champion Men's Pullover HoodieAmazonJust in time for cooler weather, the Champion Pullover Hoodie features its signature logo, a jersey-lined hood, and is available in 25 different colors. Plus, this fleece sweater is 64% off for Black Friday.$60 off Apple Watch UltraAppleThis isn't a huge deal for the Apple Watch Ultra but it's the best deal we've seen for this model that was only released in September. And a discount is a discount for such a popular and expensive smartwatch.25% off Away Packable CarryallAwayThis travel tote is lightweight and made from water-resistant nylon for durability. It can easily hold all your daily essentials but also packs down into a zippered pouch so you can toss it in your suitcase. Plus, you can save 25% from now through Cyber Monday.40% off Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air FryerJen Gushue/InsiderThe Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air Fryer lets you cook two separate dishes at once, and you can time them to finish simultaneously to take the guesswork out of your dinner routine. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.$30 off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildNintendoThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the definitive adventure game on the Nintendo Switch, sending players on a sprawling journey across a fantasy world with hundreds of secrets to discover. Right now Walmart is selling it for only $30, a rare discount that puts it at the lowest price we've ever seen.25% off Hydro Flask ToteHydro FlaskThe Hydro Flask Tote makes for the perfect travel bag, especially when storing food because its lightweight, insulated, and fully lined. For Black Friday, the tote is 25% off.$50 off Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric ToothbrushAmazonStart and end every day with the Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric Toothbrush, now 40% off for Black Friday. Complete with 5 Smart Modes and technology that stores your brushing patterns, this brush comes with one more plus a travel case.$270 off Samsung 75-inch Class TU690T Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TVBest BuyIf you're in need of a large screen for your living room, this Samsung TV is one of the best budget options you can find. While it may not have Samsung's latest display technology, this smart TV is fully featured with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, as well as Apple's AirPlay.17% off Bose QuietComfort II EarbudsAmazonThe Bose QuietComfort II Earbuds are the second rendition of the wireless earbuds, and they're easily one of the best noise-canceling earbuds on the market. At $50 off, they're currently at the lowest price we've seen. 55% off Razer Kishi for iPhoneAmazonThis controller — which is also available for Android — will turn your phone into a portable gaming device. The direct USB connection offers more responsive control than Bluetooth controllers while still providing a passthrough for charging. The Kishi can also be adjusted to fit phones with different sizes. At more than 50% off, it also offers great value compared to other mobile controllers. $20 off Apple AirTag 4-PackAppleApple's wireless trackers are compatible with the FindMy app on iPhone and iOS devices, and this matches the lowest price we've seen since their release. Just remember, you'll need a keychain holster or something else to keep them attached to your belongings.50% off Headspace subscriptionHeadspaceIf you're looking to exercise some mindfulness, a subscription to Headspace is a perfect place to start, especially at 50% off. The app offers easy-to-navigate guided meditations — from one-off sessions to help with burnout, to full-blown courses on stress and anger — from a variety of teachers, each with different perspectives.30% off Pax 3 Complete KitPaxThe Pax 3 is one of the best cannabis vapes you can buy right now, thanks to its modern, inconspicuous design, exact temperature control, and easy-to-use single button operation. Add in an industry-leading 10-year warranty, and this is a no-brainer for anyone looking for a go-to portable smoking solution. The complete kit is currently $75 off.$50 off the Xbox Series STargetThe Xbox Series S is one of Microsoft's two current generation consoles, along with the Xbox Series X. Both consoles play the exact same games, but there are differences, most notably that the Series S does not include a disc drive so you can only play digitally downloaded titles. It's currently $50 off, an excellent deal for this powerful and popular console.  Up to 50% off at EverlaneEverlaneShop all Everlane Black Friday dealsEverlane makes some of the best basics around, and you can save 40% off select styles for everyone, including cashmere, denim, and other wardrobe essentials we've tested and loved. Additionally, Everlane is partnering with Tree People for its Black Friday Fund and will donate a dollar for every order placed. 20% off Apple MacBook Air M1 (2020)Amazon$200 off the M1 MacBook Air is a superb deal, especially when you consider the M2 MacBook Air starts at $1,200, and isn't usually discounted below $1,000.58% off Puleo International 6.5-Foot Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas TreeAmazonWe recommend the Puleo International Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas Tree for a charming, snow-covered look. The pre-strung 350 incandescent lights give the tree a warm brightness. For Black Friday 2022, get it for an all-time low price.Check out our guide to the best artificial Christmas trees.43% off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Black Friday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic LEGO kits are so rare.$96 off Wüsthof Classic Hollow Edge 2-Piece Chef's Knife SetAmazonWüsthof is one of the top names in knife making. This set features a 6-inch chef's knife and a 3.5-inch paring knife, which should cover you for most tasks. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.52% off DevaCurl SuperCreamAmazonDevaCurl's Supercream provides definition and hydration without weighing down medium and coarse wavy, curly, and coiled hair. You'll typically pay full price, but for Black Friday 2022, it's down to its lowest price ever at 50% off.28% off Tile Mate Bluetooth TrackerAmazonThe Tile Mate is designed to help you find easily misplaced items and attaches to keys, pet collars, and other important items. During Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've seen this year.Check out our hands-on comparison of Tile Trackers to Apple AirTags.Get Hulu and Disney Plus for $5 a monthHuluDuring Black Friday, you get Hulu (with ads) and Disney+ (no ads) for just $5 per month for a full year. This deal saves you $11 per month off the regular price of the two services when purchased separately. Learn more about the Disney+ x Hulu bundle Black Friday deal.$200 off iRobot Roomba i3+, our favorite robot vacuumiRobotThe iRobot Roomba i3+ does more than your average robot vacuum. It develops personalized cleaning schedules and empties itself. It also does an outstanding job of cleaning. That's why we made it the top pick in our robot vacuum guide. Usually, it costs more than your average robot vacuum, but during Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've ever seen.$10 off Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Dog BedChewyThe Best Friends by Sheri the Original Calming Donut Dog Bed has a rounded shape that cradles a dog and helps them calm down naturally. It's our top pick for the best calming dog bed and rarely goes on sale. Right now, you can get it for its lowest price ever on select colors.Read our guide to the best dog beds.25% off Bissell Little Green Proheat Portable Carpet CleanerWayfairBissell makes some of our favorite carpet cleaners, and the Little Green ProHeat is a fantastic cleaner for removing stains and messes. During Black Friday, save 25% off.Check out our guide to the best carpet cleaners.25% off Paula's Choice Brighten + Glow KitPaula's ChoiceFor a limited time only, you can save 25% off the Paula's Choice Brighten and Glow Kit which includes the Super Boost Moisturizer and Eye Cream plus a limited-edition headband.33% off Razor A Kick ScooterTargetIt doesn't have all of the whistles and bells of an electric scooter, but a Razor A Kick Scooter will still be fun to ride. It's built durably and can collapse to be carried around. During Black Friday, it's 33% off, which is the best deal we've seen since 2020.18% off Kasa Smart Plug Ultra MiniAmazonThese smart plugs are low-profile enough to fit behind most furniture and are easy to use for basic smart home functions. During Black Friday, they're at the best price we've seen in months.55% off Kids Against Maturity Card GameAmazonKids Against Maturity is a tamer variation of the popular (and much raunchier) Cards Against Humanity. This family-friendly card game includes a mix of age-appropriate humor and innuendo for the adults' amusement. Pick it up for game nights at 55% off, the best price we've seen it offered.30% off Amazon Smart ThermostatAmazonThe Amazon Smart Home Thermostat is a simple, inexpensive smart home thermostat to control your home's temperature. It doesn't have a microphone or camera, so Alexa voice commands rely on another voice-enabled Alexa device, like an Echo smart speaker. Certain energy providers will provide benefits for switching to an energy-saving thermostat like this one, so be sure to check with yours. Right now, the thermostat is down to an all-time low price.27% off Cetaphil Daily Hydrating LotionTargetDrugstore skincare brand Cetaphil has a cult following among budget-savvy shoppers. The brand's products are formulated for sensitive skin and are fragrance-free. For Black Friday, the Daily Hydrating Moisturizer is down $4 from its typical price since this summer. Save up to 38% on Cetaphil's other cleaners and moisturizers too.Read our guide to the best skincare brands.37% off Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision CookerAmazonThe Anova Precision Cooker Nano offers accuracy and ease of use at a price unmatched by other sous vide machines. This model rarely goes to a lower price, so it's a good time to buy.See our guide to the best sous vide machines. 50% off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromWith the style and fit of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, now is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$231 off GE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub DishwasherBest BuyGE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub Dishwasher (GDT550PYRFS) is available in four colors to match your decor, operates quietly, and has impressive drying capabilities. During The Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 25% off.$340 off the S7 MaxV Ultra Robot VacuumAmazonAlthough we haven't yet tested the Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra Robot Vacuum, the brand performs consistently well in our tests. This is the most innovative vacuum Roborock has released, mopping and vacuuming simultaneously and featuring a charging base that empties the dustbin. Right now, it's on sale for the first time.40% off T-Fal Simply Cook Prep and Cook Nonstick 17-Piece SetAmazonWe haven't tested this cookware set from T-Fal, but we have tried the brand's hard anodized pan and thought it was a decent budget pick. This 17-piece set is currently $40 off for Black Friday.$70 off Ninja Foodi Power Blender & Processor SystemTargetThe Ninja SS351 Foodi Power Blender also functions as a food processor and comes with a bunch of extras, like a smoothie bowl. While we haven't tested it yet, it is extremely highly rated. The price frequently fluctuates between $180 and $200 for this model. It's not the lowest price we've seen, but you're still saving $70.35% off our favorite do-everything Instant PotJen Gushue/InsiderThe Instant Pot Duo Crisp is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, air fryer, and sous vide machine all in one, making it one of the most useful and economical small appliances we tested. While it's not the lowest we've seen it, it's the best price in months.See our guide to the best Instant Pots and electric pressure cookers.$200 off JBL Boombox 2AmazonWhen you need music for your gathering, the JBL Boombox 2 brings powerful sound and bass to keep the party going. It's one of the best Bluetooth speakers that you can get, and right now it's on sale with an excellent and rare $200 discount.40% off SodaStream Terra Sparkling Water MakerAmazonIf you're a seltzer fan, then you should consider investing in a sparkling water maker. The Terra is SodaStream's newest model that is also cordless. It comes with one CO2 cylinder and a bottle of lime Bubly Drops. For Black Friday, it's an all-time low price.39% off Coway Airmega AP-1512H True HEPA PurifierCowayCoway makes some of the best air purifiers on the market. The AP-1512HH is a reliable compact unit with a 4-stage filtration system that reduces up to 99.6% of air pollution particles. This Black Friday deal is the lowest price since early 2021.$30 off Philips SmartSleep Connected Sleep and Wake-Up LightSuzy Hernandez/Business InsiderThe Philips SmartSleep Connected is our top pick for the best sunrise alarm clock. It will help you fall asleep gently and wake up on time by creating stunning sunset and sunrise simulations. Right now, it's 15% off, an all-time low price that we haven't seen since last year.See our guide to the best sunrise alarm clocks.33% off the New Echo Dot with ClockAmazonThe latest of the Echo Dot lineup, the 5th Gen comes with a handful of new features including better audio and built-in Eero. Right now it's down to only $40, matching the lowest price we've seen for this new speaker.60% off Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesBeatsWhile not the newest headphones in the Beats lineup, the Beats Solo3 are still a solid pair of over-ear cans. They don't offer noise-canceling capabilities, but they're still a versatile pair of headphones that deliver balanced sound and 40 hours of listening time. At $80, they're at an all-time low for Black Friday with the best price we've seen.13% off TeeTurtle Reversible Narwhal PlushieAmazonMore than just a cuddly stuffed animal, TeeTurtle's reversible plushies let you express your mood. Don't feel like talking to anyone, just turn the animal to the frowny face side. For Black Friday, the narwhal stuffie is a modest 13% off.54% off UBeesize Ring Light with TripodAmazonWhether you're aiming to make more professional-looking TikToks or want something portable for your next trip, you can't beat this steep discount on a ring light tripod. The ring lighting helps improve the overall picture quality, but you can remove it if you're shooting landscapes or in a lot of natural light. At 54% off, this tripod comes in at under $20.53% off Coodoo Magnetic Blocks Tough Building Tiles Starter SetAmazonSimilar to ultra popular Magna-Tiles, these magnetic building blocks snap together quickly so you can build creatively. You can grab this starter set of 30 pieces for 48%, plus an extra 5% off when you clip the coupon on the page. For under $20, this set makes a great gift for the kiddo in your life.40% off TikTok's favorite vegetable chopperAmazonOne of TikTok's favorite gadgets, this chopper can dice an entire onion with just a single push of your palm. For Black Friday, it's the lowest price we've seen in months at around 40% off. As a bonus, it comes with a spiralizing attachment for making zoodles.62% off National Tree Company Pre-Lit Artificial Full Christmas Tree, 6.5 FeetAmazonIf you're still in the market for a Christmas tree, this 6.5 foot pre-lit Dunhill Fir tree is steeply discounted at 62% off for Black Friday; the lowest price we've ever seen for this tree.40% off the Oral-B Pro 1000 Electric ToothbrushAmazonWe love this electric toothbrush as a budget-friendly option that doesn't compromise on performance. It's also the path of least resistance to helping your teen build their own healthy habits. At 40% off for Black Friday, this is the lowest price we've seen all year.30% off sauces from Fly By JingFly by JingFly By Jing makes one of our favorite chili crisps, and the By Jing box offers a range of Sichuan sauces, including the tangy Zhong sauce and potent Mala spice mix. At 30% for the first time ever, it's the perfect foodie holiday gift.20% off Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing TreatmentAmazonThough pricey, Olaplex's Hair Perfector is a cult favorite in beauty circles. At 20% off, it makes a thoughtful gift for anyone heard complaining about their split ends in the winter, this immensely popular hair treatment repairs brittle, dry hair and adds much-needed moisture.20% off Sengled Smart Light BulbSengledSengled's smart color-changing light bulb is significantly more affordable than bulbs from big names like Philips. For about $12, this single bulb is more affordable than ever.50% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.35% off iRobot Roomba 694AmazonThis robot vacuum can be automated to work around your home schedule, and also works with virtual assistants like Alexa and Google Home. It's not the most powerful Roomba, but it handles hardwood floors, pet hair, and short carpets without issue. It's on sale for $95 off during Black Friday. 26% off Hydro Flask Wide Mouth BottleMarathon SportsHydro Flask makes some of our favorite water bottles — they're basically indestructible without being bulky or heavy, and keep hot and cold beverages at their original temperature for at least 12 hours. It's a solid, pragmatic gift for anyone who complains about forgetting to hydrate or is on the hunt for a reliable thermos.See our guide to the best water bottles. 37% off Revlon One-Step Hair DryerAmazonThis hair tool combines styling, drying, and volumizing your hair into one simple step. It's comparable to the expensive Dyson Airwrap, but for a fraction of the cost. Down to $25, this is one of the best deals we've seen for it all year.See our guide to the best hair dryers. 50% off Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021)RokuCompared to the Roku Streaming Stick+, the new Streaming Stick 4K provides an improved viewing experience by adding support for Dolby Vision. This advanced high dynamic range (HDR) format can provide better picture quality on TVs that support it. Right now you can get it on sale for only $25, the best price we've seen for it yet.34% off Hisense 50-inch U6 QLED 4K Fire TVAmazonThis 50-inch 4K display has Amazon's Fire TV platform built-in for easy access to tons of popular streaming apps. It also boasts advanced picture quality features like wide color support, up to 600 nits of brightness, and local dimming. At a deal price of $350, this is an excellent option for buyers who want a smaller TV that doesn't sacrifice image performance.60% off Google Nest MiniBest BuyThe Google Nest Mini is a compact and effective smart speaker that's powered by the very useful Google Assistant. Right now, it's one of the best prices we've seen for the device.See our guide to the best smart speakers. Get $50 off and 2 free games when you buy a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB)AmazonAs part of a special Black Friday promotion, you can now snag a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB) with two free games, Beat Saber and Resident Evil 4, for $350. The headset typically comes with Beat Saber for $400, so this deal saves you $50 and adds an extra free game.See our guide to the best VR headsets. 50% off It Takes TwoAmazonThe 2021 game of the year is an entirely cooperative game that lets a friend join-in online, even if they don't own the game. This price matches the lowest we've seen to date.Up to 50% off shoes at Rothy'sRothy'sShop the Rothy's Black Friday saleRothy's, one of our favorite shoe brands, is holding a rare and massive sale on soon-to-be-archived styles. We're seeing discounts as deep as 50% on flats, sneakers, bags, and loafers. We've tested all sorts of Rothy styles, from the brand's flats to its sneakers. Check out some of the sale styles we're eyeing below:  40% off Samsung 65-Inch Class OLED TVAmazonSamsung's first 4K OLED is also one of the very first OLED TVs to feature quantum dots. This technology allows the display to produce a wider range of colors than typical OLEDs. $1,800 is a new low price for this brand-new high-end set.34% off the Eufy RoboVac 25C Wi-Fi Connected Robot VacuumWalmartThis Eufy robot vacuum connects to your phone for easy scheduling and will run for over an hour with a single charge. Down to $99, this is a rare drop that beats previous deals we've seen.Check out our robot vacuum buying guide for more on our favorite models. 50% off Melissa & Doug PAW Patrol PAWtroller Activity CenterTargetIf there's a little one in your life who loves Paw Patrol, this activity center will provide hours of fun. You can grab it for 50% off during Target's Black Friday sale.$500 off Hydrow rowing machinesHydrowThe Hydrow Connected Rower is the Peloton of at-home rowing machines, bringing interactive rowing workouts right to your living room. It's on sale for $500 off its normal price during Best Buy's Black Friday sale which is one of the lowest prices we've seen it at.Check out our review of the Hydrow to learn more about what makes this a stellar piece of exercise equipment. Stellar deals on tech brands from across the webApple; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderTech is synonymous with Black Friday, and we're seeing big discounts on TVs, computers, cameras, phones, accessories, gaming gear, and more . In addition to deals from major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart, most tech companies are offering savings at their online stores. Here are our favorite companies whose products we've tested and trust.Adobe: Creative Cloud All Apps is 27% off for all users for the first year, 71% off for students and teachers for the first year; 40% off Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements.Anker: 20% to 25% off power banks and charging stations.Apple: Gift cards of varying amounts on qualifying purchases.Belkin: 25% off sitewide with code BF22.Bellroy: Up to 33% off phone cases, bags, wallets, and accessories.Case-Mate: Up to 60% off sitewide with code BFCM22, include LuMee, Pelican, and Fuel.CD Keys: Up to 96% off games for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.Courant: 20% off sitewide on chargers and accessories.Dell: Up to 60% on laptops, desktops, and monitors.DJI: Up to 30% off select drones and cameras. Epson: Up to 46% off select printers, projectors, and business machines.Goal Zero: Up to 20% off select power stations, portable batteries, solar panels, lights, and more.Google: $50-$150 off Google Pixel Watch and Pixel 7 smartphones.GoPro: 15% off sitewide on cameras, accessories, and more.Griffin: 50% off sitewide on cables, chargers, batteries, and more.HP: Up to 70% on laptops, desktops, monitors, printers, and more.Incase: 50% off sitewide on bags, laptop sleeves, cases, and more.Incipio: 50% off sitewide on phone cases and accessories.Insta360: Save up to $75 on cameras.LastPass: 25% off until 11/29.Logitech: $30 off orders over $150 and $50 off orders over $250 with code BF22USD.Microsoft: Up to $600 off Surface Pro tablet laptops.Moment: Up to 60% off select phone cases, lenses, cameras, and other photography accessories.Motorola: Save up to $1,000 on select phones.Nikon: Save up to $1,000 on DSLR and mirrorless cameras, lenses, and binoculars.Nintendo: Save up to $20 or 33% on select games.Otterbox: Free shipping on orders over $50.Peak Design: Up to 30% off camera bags and accessories.Philo: New subscribers save 80% off their first month until 11/30 with code THANKS.Samsung: Up to $350 off Samsung Galaxy Z foldable smartphones.Satechi: 25% off sitewide with code BFCM25 or 30% off $150 or more with code BFCM30.Sony: Save up to $1,500 on TVs, cameras, headphones, and other consumer electronics.Speck: 40% off sitewide until 11/27; 50% off sitewide 11/27-11/28.Steam: 20%-90% off select games until 11/29.ZAGG: 40% off sitewide on ZAGG, Mophie, InvisibleShield, and Gear4 computing and mobile hardware and accessories.29% off the De'Longhi La Specialista Arte Espresso MachineAmazonDe'Longhi is one of the best brands for home espresso makers. The Specialista Arte is one of our recommended mid-range makers and has the unique feature of a built-in tamper. This is the best price we've seen in six months on this machine.Read more about the best espresso machines we've tested here.12% off the MacBook Pro 13-inch M2AppleThe 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it's Apple's most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life and 12% off retail. It's a surprisingly good deal when you consider this new MacBook was just released in 2022.25% off the GE Profile Opal Nugget Ice MakerWalmartOne of the few nugget ice makers on the market, the GE Profile does one task perfectly: making chewable nugget ice. It's a bulky and pricy appliance, but the unique production is worth it if you're a nugget ice loyalist. For Black Friday, it's $130 off the usual price, so it's a great time to buy the ice maker of your dreams. You can read more about why we love this deal here.$90 off the Ninja OL501 Foodi 6.5 Qt. 14-in-1WalmartTypically priced at $280, this popular multicooker is discounted by nearly $170 for Black Friday. That's a stellar price on an all-in-one kitchen appliance that can air fry, pressure cook, slow cook, sear, sous vide, and more.Check out our guide to the best multicookers.$200 off the Vitamix 6500WalmartWhile we haven't tested this specific Vitamix blender, the brand is known for its power and reliability; we expect this model to be no different. Usually priced close to $600, it's on sale for $399; a stellar discount if you're looking for a Vitamix blender.Check out our guide to the best blenders. Save 20% on a Dyson Airwrap, plus get free accessoriesDysonWith new barrels to curl and wave in both directions, brushes to control and shape, and the multi-functional Coanda smoothing dryer to dry, smooth, and hide flyaways. Existing Dyson customers can save 20% off using the code e-mailed to them on November 21. Both new and returning customers can claim $125 in free gifts with their purchase.For more information, check out our Dyson Airwrap Black Friday deal guide. Save 30% on the Apple Watch Series 7Antonio Villas-Boas/InsiderThe Apple Watch Series 7 is extremely similar to the new Series 8. It's only missing Crash Detection, body temperature sensing, and a new Low Power Mode that gives the Series 8 up to 36 hours of battery life. With that in mind, you can easily justify the $120 in savings with this deal on the Series 7.See our guide to the best Apple Watch. Save 33% on the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Cordless Stick VacuumWalmartDyson vacuums are the cream of the crop, and this Black Friday deal for the Cyclone V10 is the best we've seen in years. Equipped with a sensor to detect whether you're vacuuming a carpet or hard floor, it's the perfect vac for any room in the house. See our guide to the best vacuums. 57% off Madden 23AmazonJust released in August, Madden 23 is the newest iteration of the ever-popular EA Sports NFL video game franchise. Down to just $30, this deal is an absolute steal — and the perfect holiday gift for the football lover or sports gamer in your life. 50% off Columbia Tipton Peak Insulated JacketColumbiaColumbia jackets are ideal for layering in cold weather, as they are warm, but not too bulky. If you're looking to upgrade for this winter, 50% off this Tipton Peak Insulated Jacket is a fantastic deal for you. See our guide to the best winter coats. 50% off Kiehls Ultimate Shave CollectionNordstromWith $72 worth of product, this gift set of men's shaving products from cult favorite brand Kiehl's is a great deal at $33.60. If you use your Nordstrom card to purchase, you can also earn a $60 Note to be used on a future purchase.40% off the Carina Platform Chelsea BootMadewellA lovely take on the classic Chelsea boot, Madewell's Carina Platform Chelsea features a 2.5-inch heel and white leather uppers. It's a perfect boot that can be worn with everything from dresses to jeans, and it's currently 40% off with the code OHJOY.See our guide to the best ankle boots. 41% off the ASUS Chromebook C203XAAmazonThe Asus C203XA is designed with military-grade durability, a spill-resistant keyboard, and an anti-scratch finish, making it the perfect choice for students and classrooms. Down to only $142, this is the best price it's seen in months.See our guide to the best Chromebooks. Save $90 on the Dewalt Compact Drill/Impact Combo KitAmazonThis 20-Volt MAX Brushless Compact 2-Tool Combo Kit includes 1 cordless Drill/Driver, 1 cordless Impact Driver, two 20-Volt MAX Lithium Ion Batteries, 1 charger, and a carrying bag. During the Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 35% off.See our guide to the best cordless drills. Save $500 on the Samsung FrameBest BuySamsung's QN55LS03B The Frame QLED has a matte display and thin build that makes it look more like a piece of art than a TV. We've rarely seen the price dip below $1,200, and it's usually closer to $1,500 so now is a great time to buy if you've been considering this model.See our guides to the best 4k TVs and OLED TVs. 75% off LifeStraw Personal Water FilterAmazonLifeStraws are portable filters that can make even some of the murkiest standing water drinkable. For backpackers and hikers, a LifeStraw can be an invaluable tool in dire situations. Down to only $13, now is a great time to buy one.3 months of Discovery Plus for $3Discovery PlusWhether you're a fan pimple popping, house flipping, explorative cooking, or ghost hunting, Discovery Plus has a series that will keep you hooked. The service's Ad-Lite plan is already very affordable year round, but right now you can join the service for only $1 a month for your first three months. It's an excellent deal we only see during major deal events, like Black Friday.See our review of the best streaming services. 44% off Chewmeter Himalayan Yaky Cheese ChewsChewyMade with potato starch and cheese, among other ingredients, Chewmeter's dog treats are rawhide-free. They were about a dollar less during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale in October, but have been above $20 for most of the year. 25% off the Magic Bullet BlenderAmazonAt under $30, this 11-piece Magic Bullet set is a great, space-conscious gift for anyone in need of a small, sturdy blender. It comes with three different mugs as well as lids for optimal freshness.See our guide to the best blenders. 50% off JBL Tune 510BT Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesJBLQuality over-ear headphones can get pricey, but these wireless ones from JBL offer great sound and up to 40 hours of play when fully charged. RIght now, they're a steep 50% off, costing right under $25. 40% off the Ninja Foodi Digital Air Fry OvenTargetNinja is one of our favorite small appliance brands, especially for its air fryers and toaster ovens. This one combines 8 functions into a single, compact appliance: air fry, air roast, air broil, bake, bagel, toast, dehydrate, and keep warm. Right now, it's on sale for the lowest price we've seen, and if you clip the on-page coupon, you can save an additional $20.See our guide to the best air fryers and toaster ovens. 35% off athleisure at Girlfriend CollectiveGirlfriend CollectiveShop the Girlfriend Collective saleGirlfriend Collective is one of our favorite athleisure brands for its cute, sustainably made sets, bras, and leggings. Through December 9, you can get 35% off Girlfriend Collective products sitewide, with additional markdowns on select items. 3 months of HBO Max for $6SOPA Images/ShutterstockHBO Max is packed with hours of content old and new, including hits like "House of the Dragon," "The Batman," and the entire "Harry Potter" collection. It rarely sees discounts for subscribers, but now through November 28, new and returning subscribers can get their first three months of the ad-supported plan for only $6.Lowest price of the year on an Insider subscriptionInsiderInsider is offering its annual subscription at its lowest price of the year as a Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal. You'll get access to in-depth reporting, exclusive stories, pitch decks, salary databases, and more. This deal expires on November 28.Rare $10 discount on Ring Fit AdventureAmazonRing Fit Adventure is a fitness-centric game that challenges you to get off the couch and perform crunches, sit-ups, and more to defeat enemies. It even comes with a special accessory called the Ring-Con to track your movements. This game rarely goes on sale, so this $10 discount from Amazon is a good deal.Save $50 on the internet's favorite frying panOur PlaceThis sleek, matte pan is an incredible gift for minimalists: It's designed to replace eight pieces of cookware, functioning as everything from a pot to a frying pan. Normally $145, you can get it for $95 for Black Friday.See our guide to the best nonstick frying pans. 28% off Otherland candlesOtherlandOtherland is a hot candle brand right now, known for its creative packaging and custom gift sets. For Black Friday, you can get 28% off a 3-pack and 35% off 6-packs and 9-packs.See our guide to the best places for buying candles. $100 off the new Pixel 7GoogleThis is the lowest price for Google's newest smartphone, the Pixel 7. Launched only a month ago, the Pixels are desirable Android phones, thanks to their fast performance, great image quality from the cameras, and stock Android.See our guide to the best smartphones. Shop big deals on luggage from across the internetRachel Askinasi/InsiderTravel is back and it's a great time to stock up on those travel essentials you may have neglected in the past few years of pandemic. Below you'll find deals on our favorite luggage brands. Away: Up to 40% off suitcases and travel accessories. Check out our full round up of Away luggage deals.Baboon to the Moon: Up to 75% off bags and accessories.Bric's: Up to 50% off Bellagio, MyLife, Siena, and X-Bag lines.Delsey: Save 30% to 60%, plus free shipping.July: Save $30 when you spend $300, $100 when you spend $600, and $200 when you spend $1,000. Monos: Up to 40% off sitewide with code EARLYBF2022. Check out our full round up of Monos luggage deals.Nomatic: Up to 30% off luggage and 50% off travel accessories.Paravel: Up to 30% off, including Oprah's favorite foldable backpack.ROAM: Free Market Tote or Travel Pouch Set with the purchase of any piece of luggage, backpack, or duffel.Samsonite: 30% off sitewide and free shipping.Solgaard: Take 15% to 50% off sitewide. Travelpro: More than 70% off select suitcases and bags, plus save $30 when you spend $200 and $60 when you spend $300.Tumi: 40% off select suitcases, backpacks, and bags.50% off the Litter Genie PlusAmazonThe Litter Genie keeps odors from cat litter waste concealed. Deputy Editor Lauren Savoie likes that it holds several weeks' worth of waste so she doesn't have to take the trash out every time she scoops. For Chewy's Black Friday sale, it's marked down to 30% off its usual price, and over at Petco, it's 50% off — an all-time low price.50% off Paramount PlusParamount PlusNow through November 27, new and returning subscribers can get 50% off an annual plan of Paramount Plus, bringing the Essential plan down to only $25 for a full year of content. The service is home to hundreds of hours of series and movies, including titles like "Smile," "Sonic the Hedgehog 2," and "Spongebob Squarepants." This cheaper plan is ad-supported and starts with a free, one-week trial.$60 off the Ring Floodlight Cam Wired PlusThe Home DepotRing's Floodlight Cam Wired Plus combines the standard Spotlight Cam with a set of motion-activated floodlights for better lighting. The camera itself streams and records at 1080p resolution and is also motion-activated, and it includes a siren and two-way talk. The Black Friday sale matches the lowest price we've seen it available for.Shop big sales from nearly every major mattress brandLeesa/InstagramMattresses are an expensive yet important purchase. Fortunately, during Black Friday, you can save hundreds of dollars on top brands, including Casper, Purple, Nectar, and more. Don't know which mattress to buy? Our mattress expert has tested more than 60 mattresses and lists the best in our mattress guide. Also, check out our best Black Friday mattress deals hub.Amerisleep: Get $450 off any mattress and free accessories using the promo code AS450.Avocado: Get 10% off sitewide using the promo code SAVE10.Awara: Get $300 off any mattress and a free cotton sheet set, two latex pillows, and a mattress protector.Bear: Get 35% off sitewide and free accessories.Beautyrest: Save up to $800 on select mattresses.Big Fig Mattress: Get $400 off mattresses using the promo code FRIYAY.Birch: Get $400 off mattresses and two free pillows using the promo code FALLSALE400. Brooklyn Bedding: Get 30% off sitewide using promo code BFRIDAY30.Casper: Save up to $800 on mattresses using the promo code BFCM22-B.Cocoon by Sealy: Get 35% off the Chill mattresses and get a free set of sheets and pillows. DreamCloud: Get 25% off mattresses and $599 worth of accessories, including sheets, pillows, and a mattress protector. Emma: Get up to 50% off sitewide.Ghost Bed: Up to 50% off all mattresses and adjustable base bundles and get two free pillows.Helix: Save $150 when you spend $600 using promo code BFWKND150, save $250 when you spend $1,249 using promo code BFWKND250, save $300 when you spend $1,700 using promo code BFWKND300, save $350 when you spend $2,550 using promo code BFWKND350, save $400 when you spend $2,700 using promo code BFWKND400, and save $450 when you spend $2,950 using promo code BFWKND450. Plus, all purchases include two free pillows. Leesa: Save up to $700 on mattresses with two pillows included.Mattress Firm: Get up to 50% off mattresses during the early Black Friday sale.Nectar: Get 33% off sitewide.Nest Bedding: Up to 50% off select mattresses.Nolah: Save up to $700 on mattresses and get two free pillows during the early access Black Friday sale.   Purple: Get $700 off the Purple Plus Mattress plus adjustable base.Saatva: Get up to $450 off select mattresses during the Election 1-Day Flash Sale.Serta: Save up to $800 on select mattresses and mattress sets.Siena: Save $200 off any mattress.Sleep Number: Up to 40% off select beds.Tempur-Pedic: Get 30% off the Tempur-Pedic Cloud mattress when you use the Insider exclusive promo code BI30.Tuft & Needle: Save up to $750 on mattresses.Wayfair: Save on big-name mattress brands like Beautyrest and Sealy. Check out our Wayfair deals roundup.Zinus: Save up to 40% off select mattresses. Editor's note: Zinus is facing a class-action lawsuit claiming that fiberglass in the company's mattresses has led to serious health issues. Check out our full article on the lawsuit for more details.Zoma: Save $150 on all mattresses using promo code WIN150.Save $300 on an LG 24-inch Smart DishwasherHome Depot; InsiderIn addition to various useful cleaning and maintenance features, the LG LDP6810SS Smart Dishwasher provides smartphone monitoring, downloadable wash cycles, and diagnostic alerts. During Black Friday, save more than $300 on it.Save $400 on our favorite mattress and get $600 in free accessoriesDreamcloudOne of our favorite mattresses, the DreamCloud Premier Hybrid Mattress offers an impressive array of features, including excellent support, a firmness that will appeal to most sleepers, and a long trial period and warranty. During the Black Friday sale, you can save $400 and get $599 of accessories included.Save $40 on the Theragun MiniTherabodyTherabody's fourth generation of massage guns introduced the Theragun Mini, a portable device that packs a percussive punch in a much smaller package. It's our favorite entry-level massage gun and it's on sale for $160 during Black Friday which is around the lowest price we've ever seen.Take $70 off the Cuisinart Air Fryer Toaster OvenCuisinartWhile we haven't tested this specific model, the Cuisinart TOA-70 AirFryer Toaster Oven is similar to our favorite toaster oven. During Black Friday, it's $70 off.Buy one, get one on Masterclass subscriptionsMasterClassMasterClass is one of our favorite online learning platforms and for $180, you can get a second membership free to gift when you buy the first one. It makes for a great last-minute present and a fun way to bond with someone as you watch classes remotely.$50 off DNA kits from AncestryAncestryDNAAncestry DNA makes our favorite DNA kit, and all its DNA kits are discounted for Black Friday. The cheapest one is the standard kit, coming in at $59 (normally $99).20% off our favorite bathrobe from BrooklinenBrooklinenMade from 100% Turkish cotton, this super-soft robe is the ultimate luxury gift. For Black Friday, you can get 20% off all Brooklinen products when you check out.Get a Hulu subscription for $2 a monthHulu; Alyssa Powell/InsiderHulu offers a wide array of series, movies, and originals for subscribers to enjoy, including "Bob's Burgers," "Prey," and "The Handmaid's Tale." The service only ever sees discounts during Black Friday, and this year is no exception: new and returning members can get their first year for only $2 a month when they sign up before November 28.32% off the Kindle PaperwhiteAmazonThe Kindle Paperwhite is our favorite Kindle model so far for its big screen and adjustable warm light. At 32% off, you can snag it for under $100 to gift to the avid reader in your life.Save $80 on adjustable dumbbellsBest BuyThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds, turning one pair of dumbbells into a full-on set. They're on sale for $350 during Black Friday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.Save $70 on TCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TVBest BuyTCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TV delivers an impressive balance between image performance, smart connectivity, screen size, and cost. Down to $430, this discount matches deals we've seen for it in the past.Take 27% off the Nespresso's Vertuo coffee makerWilliams SonomaNespresso's Vertuo machine makes rich, frothy espresso at the touch of a button. This isn't the lowest price we've seen, but it does match last Black Friday's deal and it's still a solid discount.Save 20% on the GoPro Hero 11 BlackThe GoPro Hero 11 Black with its recognizable form-factor. Like the Hero 9 Black and Hero 10 Black before it, there's a front screen for framing a shot — useful if you're vlogging or live-streaming.Les Shu/InsiderGoPro's best camera yet, the Hero 11 Black shoots incredible videos with smooth stabilization better than ever. For Black Friday, you can save $100 (20%) off the regular priceSave 15% on the Monos Metro DuffelMonosThe duffel's roomy interior is designed to keep all your essentials organized, with a sleeve that fits up to a 15" laptop and inner side pockets that allow for easy access to your water bottle or compact umbrella. The built-in trolley sleeve fits securely around the handle of any Monos suitcase for seamless pairing and converts into an extra pocket when not in use. It's discounted to under $180 ahead of Black Friday.Get a year of Peacock Premium for $1/monthPavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesNow through November 28, new subscribers can lock in a year of Peacock Premium for $1/month. That's about 80% off the regular $5 monthly price.Save 33% on the Fitbit Sense 2FitbitThe Fitbit Sense 2 is the brand's answer to the Apple Watch, featuring temperature sensing, a built-in ECG, and advanced sleep tracking. It also offers tracking for a wide variety of activities and is compatible with smartphone notifications and some apps. It's on sale for $200 during Black Friday, which is $100 off its normal price (and an excellent deal for such a full-featured smartwatch).Take 50% off the Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright VacuumAmazonThe Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright Vacuum (AZ2002) is easy to use and has powerful suction that gets the job done on hardwood and carpeting. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen.Save 24% on an HP OMEN laptopHPHP's OMEN laptops are high-performance computers that are great for creative tasks and gaming. This one is loaded with an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics. Add in 16GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive, the $1,200 sale price makes it a terrific buy for a high-end machine.Take 60% off a Sealy MattressWayfairUsually priced around $800, you can now save a couple hundred dollars on this 12-inch mattress. We haven't tested this exact mattress, but we think Sealy's other bed in a box is a good budget pick.Save $200 on the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier FanDysonThough we haven't tested the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier Fan yet, we have been impressed with the cooling abilities of other Dyson fans. Right now, it's at an all-time low price for Black Friday 2022.Take 20% off Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation)AppleThe AirPods Pro (2nd generation) is the latest addition to their AirPods Pro series, a line of mid-range earbuds that feature spatial audio and noise canceling. And for just $200, this is the lowest price we've ever seen.Save 33% on a Sony 65 Inch 4K Ultra HD TVAmazonSony's 2022 midrange LCD TV is a solid pick for buyers who want a good all-around 4K display. It has local dimming for improved contrast, along with wide color capabilities and support for the Google TV streaming platform. This $1,000 deal price is a new low for the 65-inch model.Save $150 on the Traeger Pro Series 22 Pellet GrillHome DepotTraeger is one of our favorite grill brands, and the Pro Series 22 Pellet Grill is an excellent option for easy precision grilling and smoking. During Home Depot's early Black Friday sales, you can save $150 off its regular price.Save 40% on the internet's favorite coatMaria Del Russo/InsiderDubbed by the internet as the "Amazon coat," this down jacket actually lives up to its hype of blending style with warmth and functionality. It comes in a range of colors from muted neutrals to bright red or yellow and is a perfect, practical gift as the winter season gets colder. The discount you'll receive depends on the color and size you choose, with an average deal of 40% off.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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Live: 217+ best Black Friday deals to shop right now, from Christmas trees to robot vacuums

We're rounding up the best Black Friday deals from all the best brands and every major retailer including Amazon, Walmart, and Target. We'll be keeping this page fresh with the best Black Friday deals we can find.Nintendo; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderWhen you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.With Black Friday finally here, the best Black Friday deals are finally rolling in. The internet is flush with sales, and major retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy are offering their steepest discounts of the year. We're updating this page throughout the day with the best Black Friday discounts we can find. So far, we're seeing low prices on laptops, 4K and smart TV deals, Amazon Black Friday sales, and savings on Apple products.Be sure to check back to this page often as our expert team of reporters and editors will be flagging all their favorite deals through Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Top Black Friday deals right nowMeta Quest 2 Black Friday Bundle with 2 free games: $350 (13% off)Samsung 65-inch OLED 4K TV: $1797 (40% off)Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation): $200 (20% off)Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021): $25 (50% off)Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer: $25 (37% off)Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle: $33 (26% off)Hulu x Disney+ bundle: $4.98 per month (55% off)Home Accents Festive Pine Christmas Tree: $50 (29% off)Kindle Paperwhite: $95 (32% off)Dyson v10 Absolute Cordless Vacuum: $399 ($200 off)19% off Nike Air VaporMax 2021 FKNikeFeaturing a full Air midsole and a Flyknit woven upper, the Vapormax 2021 uses several of Nike's most advanced technologies. Right now, they're 19% off.$50 off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromTaking on the look of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, this is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$7 off Wyze Bulb Color 2-PackBest BuyBright, colorful, and most importantly, affordable, these smart LED bulbs make an excellent addition to any smart home setup. Down to $20, they're now more affordable at only $10 each.$100 off Apple AirPods MaxAppleThe AirPods Max are expensive despite offering great sound quality and noise cancellation. At $449 during Black Friday, this is around the cheapest we've ever seen them (and an excellent deal considering Apple doesn't discount them often).$500 off Samsung 55-Inch The Frame Smart 4K UHD TVSamsungSamsung's QN55LS03B The Frame QLED has a matte display and thin build that makes it look more like a piece of art than a TV. We've rarely seen the price dip below $1,200, and it's usually closer to $1,500 so now is a great time to buy if you've been considering this model.10% off Blue Diamond 8-Inch Ceramic Open Fry PanTargetBlue Diamond's 8-inch ceramic pan is a budget-friendly nonstick option that's great for eggs and other small dishes. Right now, you can save 10% on its already low price.$20 off Elden RingElden Ring / FromSoftwareThis 2022 Game of the Year nominee from the creators of Dark Souls is a challenging adventure, even for experienced gamers. This is one of the best prices we've seen since it released in February.$50 off the Fitbit LuxeSally KaplanThe Fitbit Luxe is a great option for the fashionistas in your life who don't like the look of a traditional smartwatch. On Black Friday, it's on sale for $80 — the lowest price we've seen. Check out more of the best Fitbit deals we've rounded up from across the web, and our buying guide to the best Fitbits we've tested.Save up to 40% on Monos luggageMonosShop all Monos luggage dealsBest known for its carry-on with a front pocket fit for a laptop, Monos is home to some of the best luggage and travel accessories we've tested. The travel brand has made a name for itself with its suitcases' convenient organization, as demonstrated by its Pro Plus Carry-on with extra storage space.Travelers can save up to a rare 40% on carry-ons, full-sized luggage, and travel accessories with the code EARLYBF2022. Shoppers can also expect to see discounts of up to 50% off on November 25-27 with the code BLACKFRIDAY2022, and up to 30% off on November 28-December 4 with the code CYBERWEEK2022. $150 off Apple 24-inch iMac M1 2021Apple$150 off Apple's 24-inch iMac running on the powerful M1 processor only makes a dent, but it's still the best price we've seen for this model. If you've been looking for a powerful all-in-on computer that will last a long time, the 24-inch iMac with a deal is a great option.20% off Philips Premium Digital Air FryerWilliams SonomaThe Philips Premium Digital Air Fryer heats up within seconds, turning out evenly cooked, crispy food with greater efficiency than an oven and even many other air fryers. At 20% off, this is one of the lowest price we've seen in months.$150 off KitchenAid 5-qt. Artisan Series Fresh Prep Attachment BundleKohl'sOne of the best deals we've seen on KitchenAid stand mixers is this bundle, which combines a 5 quart Artisan mixer with food processing attachments. This matches the sale price we've seen at other retailers, but also includes the Fresh Prep attachment, which usually retails for $60. The deal is available in three colors.30% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.$25 off Sonic FrontiersSegaPlaystation 5Xbox Series X Nintendo SwitchThe latest Sonic the Hedgehog game was released earlier this month and it's already 50% off for Black Friday. The game's "open zone" format is new for the franchise but it's gotten generally favorable reviews since its launch.$20 off Everlane Alpaca CrewEverlaneWith over 2500 reviews and four and a half stars, the alpaca crew is an Everlane staple. It comes in 12 colors and is 20% off on Black Friday.$32 off Lift Top Noblewell Coffee TableAmazonThis vintage wood table opens up and converts to a laptop desk while providing extra storage. Ideal for compact spaces, this table can easily fold back down to be used as a regular coffee table. Its Black Friday deal price is $12 less than the previous all-time low price.$60 off Vitamix E310 BlenderWilliams SonomaThis pared-down Vitamix has 10 variable speeds and a 48-ounce pitcher. This is the lowest price we've seen recently for this model.$100 off Hyperice Hypervolt 2 ProHypericeThe Hypervolt 2 Pro is Hyperice's best massage gun, offering five variable speeds, three hours of battery life, and a number of swappable head attachments. It's on sale for $100 off its normal price during Black Friday which is one of the best deals we've ever seen for it.20% off Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Large DogsChewyThe Seresto Flea and Tick Collar offer eight months of protection against fleas and ticks in all life stages. It's the only flea collar on the market that we recommend for dogs. For Black Friday 2022, Chewy is offering a rare deal we only see a few times a year.$230 off Nectar Memory Foam Mattress (Queen)NectarThe gel memory foam of the Nectar makes it a versatile mattress that conforms to the contours of your body to relieve pressure. During Black Friday, it's 33% off which is one of the best prices we've seen it at.30% off PlayStation DualSense Wireless ControllerThere are a number of steps you can take at home with your PS5 console to resolve the connectivity error.YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty ImagesThe PS5 controller is one of the best in the industry thanks to its haptic feedback, built-in microphone, and adaptive triggers. The Black Friday discount extends to other colors of the controller, like black, purple, & red.$240 off Roborock S7 Robot VacuumRoborockWhile it had trouble in corners and operates loudly, we were overall impressed with the powerful suction of the S7, and it was one of the best at mopping of the robot vacuums we tested. This is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen on this model.30% off Yeti Rambler 10 oz Wine TumblerAmazonNow 30% off, the Yeti Rambler holds up to 10 ounces of your favorite wine whether you're on a camping trip or on the back patio. The stainless steel interior paired with the double-wall vacuum insulation is what keeps your drink exactly at the temperature you like.29% off Black + Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld VacuumAmazonThe powerful Black+Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld Vacuum (model BDH2020FL) has a narrow, flexible, 4-foot hose that can clean hard-to-reach areas of your car. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen it offered.$35 off Champion Men's Pullover HoodieAmazonJust in time for cooler weather, the Champion Pullover Hoodie features its signature logo, a jersey-lined hood, and is available in 25 different colors. Plus, this fleece sweater is 64% off for Black Friday.$60 off Apple Watch UltraAppleThis isn't a huge deal for the Apple Watch Ultra but it's the best deal we've seen for this model that was only released in September. And a discount is a discount for such a popular and expensive smartwatch.25% off Away Packable CarryallAwayThis travel tote is lightweight and made from water-resistant nylon for durability. It can easily hold all your daily essentials but also packs down into a zippered pouch so you can toss it in your suitcase. Plus, you can save 25% from now through Cyber Monday.40% off Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air FryerJen Gushue/InsiderThe Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air Fryer lets you cook two separate dishes at once, and you can time them to finish simultaneously to take the guesswork out of your dinner routine. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.$30 off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildNintendoThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the definitive adventure game on the Nintendo Switch, sending players on a sprawling journey across a fantasy world with hundreds of secrets to discover. Right now Walmart is selling it for only $30, a rare discount that puts it at the lowest price we've ever seen.25% off Hydro Flask ToteHydro FlaskThe Hydro Flask Tote makes for the perfect travel bag, especially when storing food because its lightweight, insulated, and fully lined. For Black Friday, the tote is 25% off.$50 off Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric ToothbrushAmazonStart and end every day with the Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric Toothbrush, now 40% off for Black Friday. Complete with 5 Smart Modes and technology that stores your brushing patterns, this brush comes with one more plus a travel case.$270 off Samsung 75-inch Class TU690T Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TVBest BuyIf you're in need of a large screen for your living room, this Samsung TV is one of the best budget options you can find. While it may not have Samsung's latest display technology, this smart TV is fully featured with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, as well as Apple's AirPlay.17% off Bose QuietComfort II EarbudsAmazonThe Bose QuietComfort II Earbuds are the second rendition of the wireless earbuds, and they're easily one of the best noise-canceling earbuds on the market. At $50 off, they're currently at the lowest price we've seen. 55% off Razer Kishi for iPhoneAmazonThis controller — which is also available for Android — will turn your phone into a portable gaming device. The direct USB connection offers more responsive control than Bluetooth controllers while still providing a passthrough for charging. The Kishi can also be adjusted to fit phones with different sizes. At more than 50% off, it also offers great value compared to other mobile controllers. $20 off Apple AirTag 4-PackAppleApple's wireless trackers are compatible with the FindMy app on iPhone and iOS devices, and this matches the lowest price we've seen since their release. Just remember, you'll need a keychain holster or something else to keep them attached to your belongings.50% off Headspace subscriptionHeadspaceIf you're looking to exercise some mindfulness, a subscription to Headspace is a perfect place to start, especially at 50% off. The app offers easy-to-navigate guided meditations — from one-off sessions to help with burnout, to full-blown courses on stress and anger — from a variety of teachers, each with different perspectives.30% off Pax 3 Complete KitPaxThe Pax 3 is one of the best cannabis vapes you can buy right now, thanks to its modern, inconspicuous design, exact temperature control, and easy-to-use single button operation. Add in an industry-leading 10-year warranty, and this is a no-brainer for anyone looking for a go-to portable smoking solution. The complete kit is currently $75 off.$50 off the Xbox Series STargetThe Xbox Series S is one of Microsoft's two current generation consoles, along with the Xbox Series X. Both consoles play the exact same games, but there are differences, most notably that the Series S does not include a disc drive so you can only play digitally downloaded titles. It's currently $50 off, an excellent deal for this powerful and popular console.  Up to 50% off at EverlaneEverlaneShop all Everlane Black Friday dealsEverlane makes some of the best basics around, and you can save 40% off select styles for everyone, including cashmere, denim, and other wardrobe essentials we've tested and loved. Additionally, Everlane is partnering with Tree People for its Black Friday Fund and will donate a dollar for every order placed. 20% off Apple MacBook Air M1 (2020)Amazon$200 off the M1 MacBook Air is a superb deal, especially when you consider the M2 MacBook Air starts at $1,200, and isn't usually discounted below $1,000.58% off Puleo International 6.5-Foot Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas TreeAmazonWe recommend the Puleo International Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas Tree for a charming, snow-covered look. The pre-strung 350 incandescent lights give the tree a warm brightness. For Black Friday 2022, get it for an all-time low price.Check out our guide to the best artificial Christmas trees.43% off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Black Friday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic LEGO kits are so rare.$96 off Wüsthof Classic Hollow Edge 2-Piece Chef's Knife SetAmazonWüsthof is one of the top names in knife making. This set features a 6-inch chef's knife and a 3.5-inch paring knife, which should cover you for most tasks. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.52% off DevaCurl SuperCreamAmazonDevaCurl's Supercream provides definition and hydration without weighing down medium and coarse wavy, curly, and coiled hair. You'll typically pay full price, but for Black Friday 2022, it's down to its lowest price ever at 50% off.28% off Tile Mate Bluetooth TrackerAmazonThe Tile Mate is designed to help you find easily misplaced items and attaches to keys, pet collars, and other important items. During Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've seen this year.Check out our hands-on comparison of Tile Trackers to Apple AirTags.Get Hulu and Disney Plus for $5 a monthHuluDuring Black Friday, you get Hulu (with ads) and Disney+ (no ads) for just $5 per month for a full year. This deal saves you $11 per month off the regular price of the two services when purchased separately. Learn more about the Disney+ x Hulu bundle Black Friday deal.$200 off iRobot Roomba i3+, our favorite robot vacuumiRobotThe iRobot Roomba i3+ does more than your average robot vacuum. It develops personalized cleaning schedules and empties itself. It also does an outstanding job of cleaning. That's why we made it the top pick in our robot vacuum guide. Usually, it costs more than your average robot vacuum, but during Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've ever seen.$10 off Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Dog BedChewyThe Best Friends by Sheri the Original Calming Donut Dog Bed has a rounded shape that cradles a dog and helps them calm down naturally. It's our top pick for the best calming dog bed and rarely goes on sale. Right now, you can get it for its lowest price ever on select colors.Read our guide to the best dog beds.25% off Bissell Little Green Proheat Portable Carpet CleanerWayfairBissell makes some of our favorite carpet cleaners, and the Little Green ProHeat is a fantastic cleaner for removing stains and messes. During Black Friday, save 25% off.Check out our guide to the best carpet cleaners.25% off Paula's Choice Brighten + Glow KitPaula's ChoiceFor a limited time only, you can save 25% off the Paula's Choice Brighten and Glow Kit which includes the Super Boost Moisturizer and Eye Cream plus a limited-edition headband.33% off Razor A Kick ScooterTargetIt doesn't have all of the whistles and bells of an electric scooter, but a Razor A Kick Scooter will still be fun to ride. It's built durably and can collapse to be carried around. During Black Friday, it's 33% off, which is the best deal we've seen since 2020.18% off Kasa Smart Plug Ultra MiniAmazonThese smart plugs are low-profile enough to fit behind most furniture and are easy to use for basic smart home functions. During Black Friday, they're at the best price we've seen in months.55% off Kids Against Maturity Card GameAmazonKids Against Maturity is a tamer variation of the popular (and much raunchier) Cards Against Humanity. This family-friendly card game includes a mix of age-appropriate humor and innuendo for the adults' amusement. Pick it up for game nights at 55% off, the best price we've seen it offered.30% off Amazon Smart ThermostatAmazonThe Amazon Smart Home Thermostat is a simple, inexpensive smart home thermostat to control your home's temperature. It doesn't have a microphone or camera, so Alexa voice commands rely on another voice-enabled Alexa device, like an Echo smart speaker. Certain energy providers will provide benefits for switching to an energy-saving thermostat like this one, so be sure to check with yours. Right now, the thermostat is down to an all-time low price.27% off Cetaphil Daily Hydrating LotionTargetDrugstore skincare brand Cetaphil has a cult following among budget-savvy shoppers. The brand's products are formulated for sensitive skin and are fragrance-free. For Black Friday, the Daily Hydrating Moisturizer is down $4 from its typical price since this summer. Save up to 38% on Cetaphil's other cleaners and moisturizers too.Read our guide to the best skincare brands.37% off Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision CookerAmazonThe Anova Precision Cooker Nano offers accuracy and ease of use at a price unmatched by other sous vide machines. This model rarely goes to a lower price, so it's a good time to buy.See our guide to the best sous vide machines. 50% off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromWith the style and fit of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, now is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$231 off GE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub DishwasherBest BuyGE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub Dishwasher (GDT550PYRFS) is available in four colors to match your decor, operates quietly, and has impressive drying capabilities. During The Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 25% off.$340 off the S7 MaxV Ultra Robot VacuumAmazonAlthough we haven't yet tested the Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra Robot Vacuum, the brand performs consistently well in our tests. This is the most innovative vacuum Roborock has released, mopping and vacuuming simultaneously and featuring a charging base that empties the dustbin. Right now, it's on sale for the first time.40% off T-Fal Simply Cook Prep and Cook Nonstick 17-Piece SetAmazonWe haven't tested this cookware set from T-Fal, but we have tried the brand's hard anodized pan and thought it was a decent budget pick. This 17-piece set is currently $40 off for Black Friday.$70 off Ninja Foodi Power Blender & Processor SystemTargetThe Ninja SS351 Foodi Power Blender also functions as a food processor and comes with a bunch of extras, like a smoothie bowl. While we haven't tested it yet, it is extremely highly rated. The price frequently fluctuates between $180 and $200 for this model. It's not the lowest price we've seen, but you're still saving $70.35% off our favorite do-everything Instant PotJen Gushue/InsiderThe Instant Pot Duo Crisp is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, air fryer, and sous vide machine all in one, making it one of the most useful and economical small appliances we tested. While it's not the lowest we've seen it, it's the best price in months.See our guide to the best Instant Pots and electric pressure cookers.$200 off JBL Boombox 2AmazonWhen you need music for your gathering, the JBL Boombox 2 brings powerful sound and bass to keep the party going. It's one of the best Bluetooth speakers that you can get, and right now it's on sale with an excellent and rare $200 discount.40% off SodaStream Terra Sparkling Water MakerAmazonIf you're a seltzer fan, then you should consider investing in a sparkling water maker. The Terra is SodaStream's newest model that is also cordless. It comes with one CO2 cylinder and a bottle of lime Bubly Drops. For Black Friday, it's an all-time low price.39% off Coway Airmega AP-1512H True HEPA PurifierCowayCoway makes some of the best air purifiers on the market. The AP-1512HH is a reliable compact unit with a 4-stage filtration system that reduces up to 99.6% of air pollution particles. This Black Friday deal is the lowest price since early 2021.$30 off Philips SmartSleep Connected Sleep and Wake-Up LightSuzy Hernandez/Business InsiderThe Philips SmartSleep Connected is our top pick for the best sunrise alarm clock. It will help you fall asleep gently and wake up on time by creating stunning sunset and sunrise simulations. Right now, it's 15% off, an all-time low price that we haven't seen since last year.See our guide to the best sunrise alarm clocks.33% off the New Echo Dot with ClockAmazonThe latest of the Echo Dot lineup, the 5th Gen comes with a handful of new features including better audio and built-in Eero. Right now it's down to only $40, matching the lowest price we've seen for this new speaker.60% off Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesBeatsWhile not the newest headphones in the Beats lineup, the Beats Solo3 are still a solid pair of over-ear cans. They don't offer noise-canceling capabilities, but they're still a versatile pair of headphones that deliver balanced sound and 40 hours of listening time. At $80, they're at an all-time low for Black Friday with the best price we've seen.13% off TeeTurtle Reversible Narwhal PlushieAmazonMore than just a cuddly stuffed animal, TeeTurtle's reversible plushies let you express your mood. Don't feel like talking to anyone, just turn the animal to the frowny face side. For Black Friday, the narwhal stuffie is a modest 13% off.54% off UBeesize Ring Light with TripodAmazonWhether you're aiming to make more professional-looking TikToks or want something portable for your next trip, you can't beat this steep discount on a ring light tripod. The ring lighting helps improve the overall picture quality, but you can remove it if you're shooting landscapes or in a lot of natural light. At 54% off, this tripod comes in at under $20.51% off Rosyclo Cloud SlippersAmazonWhile not the exact same pair, these cloud slippers are nearly identical in design to the ones our executive editor Sally Kaplan owns and loves. Your discount will depend on the size and color you select, but we're seeing an average savings of 51% on these trendy cloud slippers.53% off Coodoo Magnetic Blocks Tough Building Tiles Starter SetAmazonSimilar to ultra popular Magna-Tiles, these magnetic building blocks snap together quickly so you can build creatively. You can grab this starter set of 30 pieces for 48%, plus an extra 5% off when you clip the coupon on the page. For under $20, this set makes a great gift for the kiddo in your life.40% off TikTok's favorite vegetable chopperAmazonOne of TikTok's favorite gadgets, this chopper can dice an entire onion with just a single push of your palm. For Black Friday, it's the lowest price we've seen in months at around 40% off. As a bonus, it comes with a spiralizing attachment for making zoodles.62% off National Tree Company Pre-Lit Artificial Full Christmas Tree, 6.5 FeetAmazonIf you're still in the market for a Christmas tree, this 6.5 foot pre-lit Dunhill Fir tree is steeply discounted at 62% off for Black Friday; the lowest price we've ever seen for this tree.40% off the Oral-B Pro 1000 Electric ToothbrushAmazonWe love this electric toothbrush as a budget-friendly option that doesn't compromise on performance. It's also the path of least resistance to helping your teen build their own healthy habits. At 40% off for Black Friday, this is the lowest price we've seen all year.30% off sauces from Fly By JingFly by JingFly By Jing makes one of our favorite chili crisps, and the By Jing box offers a range of Sichuan sauces, including the tangy Zhong sauce and potent Mala spice mix. At 30% for the first time ever, it's the perfect foodie holiday gift.20% off Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing TreatmentAmazonThough pricey, Olaplex's Hair Perfector is a cult favorite in beauty circles. At 20% off, it makes a thoughtful gift for anyone heard complaining about their split ends in the winter, this immensely popular hair treatment repairs brittle, dry hair and adds much-needed moisture.20% off Sengled Smart Light BulbSengledSengled's smart color-changing light bulb is significantly more affordable than bulbs from big names like Philips. For about $12, this single bulb is more affordable than ever.50% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.35% off iRobot Roomba 694AmazonThis robot vacuum can be automated to work around your home schedule, and also works with virtual assistants like Alexa and Google Home. It's not the most powerful Roomba, but it handles hardwood floors, pet hair, and short carpets without issue. It's on sale for $95 off during Black Friday. 26% off Hydro Flask Wide Mouth BottleMarathon SportsHydro Flask makes some of our favorite water bottles — they're basically indestructible without being bulky or heavy, and keep hot and cold beverages at their original temperature for at least 12 hours. It's a solid, pragmatic gift for anyone who complains about forgetting to hydrate or is on the hunt for a reliable thermos.See our guide to the best water bottles. 37% off Revlon One-Step Hair DryerAmazonThis hair tool combines styling, drying, and volumizing your hair into one simple step. It's comparable to the expensive Dyson Airwrap, but for a fraction of the cost. Down to $25, this is one of the best deals we've seen for it all year.See our guide to the best hair dryers. 50% off Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021)RokuCompared to the Roku Streaming Stick+, the new Streaming Stick 4K provides an improved viewing experience by adding support for Dolby Vision. This advanced high dynamic range (HDR) format can provide better picture quality on TVs that support it. Right now you can get it on sale for only $25, the best price we've seen for it yet.34% off Hisense 50-inch U6 QLED 4K Fire TVAmazonThis 50-inch 4K display has Amazon's Fire TV platform built-in for easy access to tons of popular streaming apps. It also boasts advanced picture quality features like wide color support, up to 600 nits of brightness, and local dimming. At a deal price of $350, this is an excellent option for buyers who want a smaller TV that doesn't sacrifice image performance.60% off Google Nest MiniBest BuyThe Google Nest Mini is a compact and effective smart speaker that's powered by the very useful Google Assistant. Right now, it's one of the best prices we've seen for the device.See our guide to the best smart speakers. Get $50 off and 2 free games when you buy a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB)AmazonAs part of a special Black Friday promotion, you can now snag a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB) with two free games, Beat Saber and Resident Evil 4, for $350. The headset typically comes with Beat Saber for $400, so this deal saves you $50 and adds an extra free game.See our guide to the best VR headsets. 50% off It Takes TwoAmazonThe 2021 game of the year is an entirely cooperative game that lets a friend join-in online, even if they don't own the game. This price matches the lowest we've seen to date.Up to 50% off shoes at Rothy'sRothy'sShop the Rothy's Black Friday saleRothy's, one of our favorite shoe brands, is holding a rare and massive sale on soon-to-be-archived styles. We're seeing discounts as deep as 50% on flats, sneakers, bags, and loafers. We've tested all sorts of Rothy styles, from the brand's flats to its sneakers. Check out some of the sale styles we're eyeing below:  40% off Samsung 65-Inch Class OLED TVAmazonSamsung's first 4K OLED is also one of the very first OLED TVs to feature quantum dots. This technology allows the display to produce a wider range of colors than typical OLEDs. $1,800 is a new low price for this brand-new high-end set.34% off the Eufy RoboVac 25C Wi-Fi Connected Robot VacuumWalmartThis Eufy robot vacuum connects to your phone for easy scheduling and will run for over an hour with a single charge. Down to $99, this is a rare drop that beats previous deals we've seen.Check out our robot vacuum buying guide for more on our favorite models. 50% off Melissa & Doug PAW Patrol PAWtroller Activity CenterTargetIf there's a little one in your life who loves Paw Patrol, this activity center will provide hours of fun. You can grab it for 50% off during Target's Black Friday sale.$500 off Hydrow rowing machinesHydrowThe Hydrow Connected Rower is the Peloton of at-home rowing machines, bringing interactive rowing workouts right to your living room. It's on sale for $500 off its normal price during Best Buy's Black Friday sale which is one of the lowest prices we've seen it at.Check out our review of the Hydrow to learn more about what makes this a stellar piece of exercise equipment. Stellar deals on tech brands from across the webApple; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderTech is synonymous with Black Friday, and we're seeing big discounts on TVs, computers, cameras, phones, accessories, gaming gear, and more . In addition to deals from major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart, most tech companies are offering savings at their online stores. Here are our favorite companies whose products we've tested and trust.Adobe: Creative Cloud All Apps is 27% off for all users for the first year, 71% off for students and teachers for the first year; 40% off Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements.Anker: 20% to 25% off power banks and charging stations.Apple: Gift cards of varying amounts on qualifying purchases.Belkin: 25% off sitewide with code BF22.Bellroy: Up to 33% off phone cases, bags, wallets, and accessories.Case-Mate: Up to 60% off sitewide with code BFCM22, include LuMee, Pelican, and Fuel.CD Keys: Up to 96% off games for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.Courant: 20% off sitewide on chargers and accessories.Dell: Up to 60% on laptops, desktops, and monitors.DJI: Up to 30% off select drones and cameras. Epson: Up to 46% off select printers, projectors, and business machines.Goal Zero: Up to 20% off select power stations, portable batteries, solar panels, lights, and more.Google: $50-$150 off Google Pixel Watch and Pixel 7 smartphones.GoPro: 15% off sitewide on cameras, accessories, and more.Griffin: 50% off sitewide on cables, chargers, batteries, and more.HP: Up to 70% on laptops, desktops, monitors, printers, and more.Incase: 50% off sitewide on bags, laptop sleeves, cases, and more.Incipio: 50% off sitewide on phone cases and accessories.Insta360: Save up to $75 on cameras.LastPass: 25% off until 11/29.Logitech: $30 off orders over $150 and $50 off orders over $250 with code BF22USD.Microsoft: Up to $600 off Surface Pro tablet laptops.Moment: Up to 60% off select phone cases, lenses, cameras, and other photography accessories.Motorola: Save up to $1,000 on select phones.Nikon: Save up to $1,000 on DSLR and mirrorless cameras, lenses, and binoculars.Nintendo: Save up to $20 or 33% on select games.Otterbox: Free shipping on orders over $50.Peak Design: Up to 30% off camera bags and accessories.Philo: New subscribers save 80% off their first month until 11/30 with code THANKS.Samsung: Up to $350 off Samsung Galaxy Z foldable smartphones.Satechi: 25% off sitewide with code BFCM25 or 30% off $150 or more with code BFCM30.Sony: Save up to $1,500 on TVs, cameras, headphones, and other consumer electronics.Speck: 40% off sitewide until 11/27; 50% off sitewide 11/27-11/28.Steam: 20%-90% off select games until 11/29.ZAGG: 40% off sitewide on ZAGG, Mophie, InvisibleShield, and Gear4 computing and mobile hardware and accessories.29% off the De'Longhi La Specialista Arte Espresso MachineAmazonDe'Longhi is one of the best brands for home espresso makers. The Specialista Arte is one of our recommended mid-range makers and has the unique feature of a built-in tamper. This is the best price we've seen in six months on this machine.Read more about the best espresso machines we've tested here.12% off the MacBook Pro 13-inch M2AppleThe 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it's Apple's most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life and 12% off retail. It's a surprisingly good deal when you consider this new MacBook was just released in 2022.25% off the GE Profile Opal Nugget Ice MakerWalmartOne of the few nugget ice makers on the market, the GE Profile does one task perfectly: making chewable nugget ice. It's a bulky and pricy appliance, but the unique production is worth it if you're a nugget ice loyalist. For Black Friday, it's $130 off the usual price, so it's a great time to buy the ice maker of your dreams. You can read more about why we love this deal here.$90 off the Ninja OL501 Foodi 6.5 Qt. 14-in-1WalmartTypically priced at $280, this popular multicooker is discounted by nearly $170 for Black Friday. That's a stellar price on an all-in-one kitchen appliance that can air fry, pressure cook, slow cook, sear, sous vide, and more.Check out our guide to the best multicookers.$200 off the Vitamix 6500WalmartWhile we haven't tested this specific Vitamix blender, the brand is known for its power and reliability; we expect this model to be no different. Usually priced close to $600, it's on sale for $399; a stellar discount if you're looking for a Vitamix blender.Check out our guide to the best blenders. Save 20% on a Dyson Airwrap, plus get free accessoriesDysonWith new barrels to curl and wave in both directions, brushes to control and shape, and the multi-functional Coanda smoothing dryer to dry, smooth, and hide flyaways. Existing Dyson customers can save 20% off using the code e-mailed to them on November 21. Both new and returning customers can claim $125 in free gifts with their purchase.For more information, check out our Dyson Airwrap Black Friday deal guide. Save 30% on the Apple Watch Series 7Antonio Villas-Boas/InsiderThe Apple Watch Series 7 is extremely similar to the new Series 8. It's only missing Crash Detection, body temperature sensing, and a new Low Power Mode that gives the Series 8 up to 36 hours of battery life. With that in mind, you can easily justify the $120 in savings with this deal on the Series 7.See our guide to the best Apple Watch. Save 33% on the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Cordless Stick VacuumWalmartDyson vacuums are the cream of the crop, and this Black Friday deal for the Cyclone V10 is the best we've seen in years. Equipped with a sensor to detect whether you're vacuuming a carpet or hard floor, it's the perfect vac for any room in the house. See our guide to the best vacuums. 57% off Madden 23AmazonJust released in August, Madden 23 is the newest iteration of the ever-popular EA Sports NFL video game franchise. Down to just $30, this deal is an absolute steal — and the perfect holiday gift for the football lover or sports gamer in your life. 50% off Columbia Tipton Peak Insulated JacketColumbiaColumbia jackets are ideal for layering in cold weather, as they are warm, but not too bulky. If you're looking to upgrade for this winter, 50% off this Tipton Peak Insulated Jacket is a fantastic deal for you. See our guide to the best winter coats. 50% off Kiehls Ultimate Shave CollectionNordstromWith $72 worth of product, this gift set of men's shaving products from cult favorite brand Kiehl's is a great deal at $33.60. If you use your Nordstrom card to purchase, you can also earn a $60 Note to be used on a future purchase.40% off the Carina Platform Chelsea BootMadewellA lovely take on the classic Chelsea boot, Madewell's Carina Platform Chelsea features a 2.5-inch heel and white leather uppers. It's a perfect boot that can be worn with everything from dresses to jeans, and it's currently 40% off with the code OHJOY.See our guide to the best ankle boots. 41% off the ASUS Chromebook C203XAAmazonThe Asus C203XA is designed with military-grade durability, a spill-resistant keyboard, and an anti-scratch finish, making it the perfect choice for students and classrooms. Down to only $142, this is the best price it's seen in months.See our guide to the best Chromebooks. Save $90 on the Dewalt Compact Drill/Impact Combo KitAmazonThis 20-Volt MAX Brushless Compact 2-Tool Combo Kit includes 1 cordless Drill/Driver, 1 cordless Impact Driver, two 20-Volt MAX Lithium Ion Batteries, 1 charger, and a carrying bag. During the Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 35% off.See our guide to the best cordless drills. Save $500 on the Samsung FrameBest BuySamsung's QN55LS03B The Frame QLED has a matte display and thin build that makes it look more like a piece of art than a TV. We've rarely seen the price dip below $1,200, and it's usually closer to $1,500 so now is a great time to buy if you've been considering this model.See our guides to the best 4k TVs and OLED TVs. 75% off LifeStraw Personal Water FilterAmazonLifeStraws are portable filters that can make even some of the murkiest standing water drinkable. For backpackers and hikers, a LifeStraw can be an invaluable tool in dire situations. Down to only $13, now is a great time to buy one.3 months of Discovery Plus for $3Discovery PlusWhether you're a fan pimple popping, house flipping, explorative cooking, or ghost hunting, Discovery Plus has a series that will keep you hooked. The service's Ad-Lite plan is already very affordable year round, but right now you can join the service for only $1 a month for your first three months. It's an excellent deal we only see during major deal events, like Black Friday.See our review of the best streaming services. 44% off Chewmeter Himalayan Yaky Cheese ChewsChewyMade with potato starch and cheese, among other ingredients, Chewmeter's dog treats are rawhide-free. They were about a dollar less during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale in October, but have been above $20 for most of the year. 25% off the Magic Bullet BlenderAmazonAt under $30, this 11-piece Magic Bullet set is a great, space-conscious gift for anyone in need of a small, sturdy blender. It comes with three different mugs as well as lids for optimal freshness.See our guide to the best blenders. 50% off JBL Tune 510BT Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesJBLQuality over-ear headphones can get pricey, but these wireless ones from JBL offer great sound and up to 40 hours of play when fully charged. RIght now, they're a steep 50% off, costing right under $25. 40% off the Ninja Foodi Digital Air Fry OvenTargetNinja is one of our favorite small appliance brands, especially for its air fryers and toaster ovens. This one combines 8 functions into a single, compact appliance: air fry, air roast, air broil, bake, bagel, toast, dehydrate, and keep warm. Right now, it's on sale for the lowest price we've seen, and if you clip the on-page coupon, you can save an additional $20.See our guide to the best air fryers and toaster ovens. 35% off athleisure at Girlfriend CollectiveGirlfriend CollectiveShop the Girlfriend Collective saleGirlfriend Collective is one of our favorite athleisure brands for its cute, sustainably made sets, bras, and leggings. Through December 9, you can get 35% off Girlfriend Collective products sitewide, with additional markdowns on select items. 3 months of HBO Max for $6SOPA Images/ShutterstockHBO Max is packed with hours of content old and new, including hits like "House of the Dragon," "The Batman," and the entire "Harry Potter" collection. It rarely sees discounts for subscribers, but now through November 28, new and returning subscribers can get their first three months of the ad-supported plan for only $6.Lowest price of the year on an Insider subscriptionInsiderInsider is offering its annual subscription at its lowest price of the year as a Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal. You'll get access to in-depth reporting, exclusive stories, pitch decks, salary databases, and more. This deal expires on November 28.Rare $10 discount on Ring Fit AdventureAmazonRing Fit Adventure is a fitness-centric game that challenges you to get off the couch and perform crunches, sit-ups, and more to defeat enemies. It even comes with a special accessory called the Ring-Con to track your movements. This game rarely goes on sale, so this $10 discount from Amazon is a good deal.Save $50 on the internet's favorite frying panOur PlaceThis sleek, matte pan is an incredible gift for minimalists: It's designed to replace eight pieces of cookware, functioning as everything from a pot to a frying pan. Normally $145, you can get it for $95 for Black Friday.See our guide to the best nonstick frying pans. 28% off Otherland candlesOtherlandOtherland is a hot candle brand right now, known for its creative packaging and custom gift sets. For Black Friday, you can get 28% off a 3-pack and 35% off 6-packs and 9-packs.See our guide to the best places for buying candles. $100 off the new Pixel 7GoogleThis is the lowest price for Google's newest smartphone, the Pixel 7. Launched only a month ago, the Pixels are desirable Android phones, thanks to their fast performance, great image quality from the cameras, and stock Android.See our guide to the best smartphones. Shop big deals on luggage from across the internetRachel Askinasi/InsiderTravel is back and it's a great time to stock up on those travel essentials you may have neglected in the past few years of pandemic. Below you'll find deals on our favorite luggage brands. Away: Up to 40% off suitcases and travel accessories. Check out our full round up of Away luggage deals.Baboon to the Moon: Up to 75% off bags and accessories.Bric's: Up to 50% off Bellagio, MyLife, Siena, and X-Bag lines.Delsey: Save 30% to 60%, plus free shipping.July: Save $30 when you spend $300, $100 when you spend $600, and $200 when you spend $1,000. Monos: Up to 40% off sitewide with code EARLYBF2022. Check out our full round up of Monos luggage deals.Nomatic: Up to 30% off luggage and 50% off travel accessories.Paravel: Up to 30% off, including Oprah's favorite foldable backpack.ROAM: Free Market Tote or Travel Pouch Set with the purchase of any piece of luggage, backpack, or duffel.Samsonite: 30% off sitewide and free shipping.Solgaard: Take 15% to 50% off sitewide. Travelpro: More than 70% off select suitcases and bags, plus save $30 when you spend $200 and $60 when you spend $300.Tumi: 40% off select suitcases, backpacks, and bags.50% off the Litter Genie PlusAmazonThe Litter Genie keeps odors from cat litter waste concealed. Deputy Editor Lauren Savoie likes that it holds several weeks' worth of waste so she doesn't have to take the trash out every time she scoops. For Chewy's Black Friday sale, it's marked down to 30% off its usual price, and over at Petco, it's 50% off — an all-time low price.50% off Paramount PlusParamount PlusNow through November 27, new and returning subscribers can get 50% off an annual plan of Paramount Plus, bringing the Essential plan down to only $25 for a full year of content. The service is home to hundreds of hours of series and movies, including titles like "Smile," "Sonic the Hedgehog 2," and "Spongebob Squarepants." This cheaper plan is ad-supported and starts with a free, one-week trial.$60 off the Ring Floodlight Cam Wired PlusThe Home DepotRing's Floodlight Cam Wired Plus combines the standard Spotlight Cam with a set of motion-activated floodlights for better lighting. The camera itself streams and records at 1080p resolution and is also motion-activated, and it includes a siren and two-way talk. The Black Friday sale matches the lowest price we've seen it available for.Shop big sales from nearly every major mattress brandLeesa/InstagramMattresses are an expensive yet important purchase. Fortunately, during Black Friday, you can save hundreds of dollars on top brands, including Casper, Purple, Nectar, and more. Don't know which mattress to buy? Our mattress expert has tested more than 60 mattresses and lists the best in our mattress guide. Also, check out our best Black Friday mattress deals hub.Amerisleep: Get $450 off any mattress and free accessories using the promo code AS450.Avocado: Get 10% off sitewide using the promo code SAVE10.Awara: Get $300 off any mattress and a free cotton sheet set, two latex pillows, and a mattress protector.Bear: Get 35% off sitewide and free accessories.Beautyrest: Save up to $800 on select mattresses.Big Fig Mattress: Get $400 off mattresses using the promo code FRIYAY.Birch: Get $400 off mattresses and two free pillows using the promo code FALLSALE400. Brooklyn Bedding: Get 30% off sitewide using promo code BFRIDAY30.Casper: Save up to $800 on mattresses using the promo code BFCM22-B.Cocoon by Sealy: Get 35% off the Chill mattresses and get a free set of sheets and pillows. DreamCloud: Get 25% off mattresses and $599 worth of accessories, including sheets, pillows, and a mattress protector. Emma: Get up to 50% off sitewide.Ghost Bed: Up to 50% off all mattresses and adjustable base bundles and get two free pillows.Helix: Save $150 when you spend $600 using promo code BFWKND150, save $250 when you spend $1,249 using promo code BFWKND250, save $300 when you spend $1,700 using promo code BFWKND300, save $350 when you spend $2,550 using promo code BFWKND350, save $400 when you spend $2,700 using promo code BFWKND400, and save $450 when you spend $2,950 using promo code BFWKND450. Plus, all purchases include two free pillows. Leesa: Save up to $700 on mattresses with two pillows included.Mattress Firm: Get up to 50% off mattresses during the early Black Friday sale.Nectar: Get 33% off sitewide.Nest Bedding: Up to 50% off select mattresses.Nolah: Save up to $700 on mattresses and get two free pillows during the early access Black Friday sale.   Purple: Get $700 off the Purple Plus Mattress plus adjustable base.Saatva: Get up to $450 off select mattresses during the Election 1-Day Flash Sale.Serta: Save up to $800 on select mattresses and mattress sets.Siena: Save $200 off any mattress.Sleep Number: Up to 40% off select beds.Tempur-Pedic: Get 30% off the Tempur-Pedic Cloud mattress when you use the Insider exclusive promo code BI30.Tuft & Needle: Save up to $750 on mattresses.Wayfair: Save on big-name mattress brands like Beautyrest and Sealy. Check out our Wayfair deals roundup.Zinus: Save up to 40% off select mattresses. Editor's note: Zinus is facing a class-action lawsuit claiming that fiberglass in the company's mattresses has led to serious health issues. Check out our full article on the lawsuit for more details.Zoma: Save $150 on all mattresses using promo code WIN150.Save $300 on an LG 24-inch Smart DishwasherHome Depot; InsiderIn addition to various useful cleaning and maintenance features, the LG LDP6810SS Smart Dishwasher provides smartphone monitoring, downloadable wash cycles, and diagnostic alerts. During Black Friday, save more than $300 on it.Save $400 on our favorite mattress and get $600 in free accessoriesDreamcloudOne of our favorite mattresses, the DreamCloud Premier Hybrid Mattress offers an impressive array of features, including excellent support, a firmness that will appeal to most sleepers, and a long trial period and warranty. During the Black Friday sale, you can save $400 and get $599 of accessories included.Save $40 on the Theragun MiniTherabodyTherabody's fourth generation of massage guns introduced the Theragun Mini, a portable device that packs a percussive punch in a much smaller package. It's our favorite entry-level massage gun and it's on sale for $160 during Black Friday which is around the lowest price we've ever seen.Take $70 off the Cuisinart Air Fryer Toaster OvenCuisinartWhile we haven't tested this specific model, the Cuisinart TOA-70 AirFryer Toaster Oven is similar to our favorite toaster oven. During Black Friday, it's $70 off.Buy one, get one on Masterclass subscriptionsMasterClassMasterClass is one of our favorite online learning platforms and for $180, you can get a second membership free to gift when you buy the first one. It makes for a great last-minute present and a fun way to bond with someone as you watch classes remotely.$50 off DNA kits from AncestryAncestryDNAAncestry DNA makes our favorite DNA kit, and all its DNA kits are discounted for Black Friday. The cheapest one is the standard kit, coming in at $59 (normally $99).20% off our favorite bathrobe from BrooklinenBrooklinenMade from 100% Turkish cotton, this super-soft robe is the ultimate luxury gift. For Black Friday, you can get 20% off all Brooklinen products when you check out.Get a Hulu subscription for $2 a monthHulu; Alyssa Powell/InsiderHulu offers a wide array of series, movies, and originals for subscribers to enjoy, including "Bob's Burgers," "Prey," and "The Handmaid's Tale." The service only ever sees discounts during Black Friday, and this year is no exception: new and returning members can get their first year for only $2 a month when they sign up before November 28.32% off the Kindle PaperwhiteAmazonThe Kindle Paperwhite is our favorite Kindle model so far for its big screen and adjustable warm light. At 32% off, you can snag it for under $100 to gift to the avid reader in your life.Save $80 on adjustable dumbbellsBest BuyThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds, turning one pair of dumbbells into a full-on set. They're on sale for $350 during Black Friday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.Save $70 on TCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TVBest BuyTCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TV delivers an impressive balance between image performance, smart connectivity, screen size, and cost. Down to $430, this discount matches deals we've seen for it in the past.Take 27% off the Nespresso's Vertuo coffee makerWilliams SonomaNespresso's Vertuo machine makes rich, frothy espresso at the touch of a button. This isn't the lowest price we've seen, but it does match last Black Friday's deal and it's still a solid discount.Save 20% on the GoPro Hero 11 BlackThe GoPro Hero 11 Black with its recognizable form-factor. Like the Hero 9 Black and Hero 10 Black before it, there's a front screen for framing a shot — useful if you're vlogging or live-streaming.Les Shu/InsiderGoPro's best camera yet, the Hero 11 Black shoots incredible videos with smooth stabilization better than ever. For Black Friday, you can save $100 (20%) off the regular priceSave 15% on the Monos Metro DuffelMonosThe duffel's roomy interior is designed to keep all your essentials organized, with a sleeve that fits up to a 15" laptop and inner side pockets that allow for easy access to your water bottle or compact umbrella. The built-in trolley sleeve fits securely around the handle of any Monos suitcase for seamless pairing and converts into an extra pocket when not in use. It's discounted to under $180 ahead of Black Friday.Get a year of Peacock Premium for $1/monthPavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesNow through November 28, new subscribers can lock in a year of Peacock Premium for $1/month. That's about 80% off the regular $5 monthly price.Save 33% on the Fitbit Sense 2FitbitThe Fitbit Sense 2 is the brand's answer to the Apple Watch, featuring temperature sensing, a built-in ECG, and advanced sleep tracking. It also offers tracking for a wide variety of activities and is compatible with smartphone notifications and some apps. It's on sale for $200 during Black Friday, which is $100 off its normal price (and an excellent deal for such a full-featured smartwatch).Take 50% off the Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright VacuumAmazonThe Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright Vacuum (AZ2002) is easy to use and has powerful suction that gets the job done on hardwood and carpeting. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen.Save 24% on an HP OMEN laptopHPHP's OMEN laptops are high-performance computers that are great for creative tasks and gaming. This one is loaded with an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics. Add in 16GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive, the $1,200 sale price makes it a terrific buy for a high-end machine.Take 60% off a Sealy MattressWayfairUsually priced around $800, you can now save a couple hundred dollars on this 12-inch mattress. We haven't tested this exact mattress, but we think Sealy's other bed in a box is a good budget pick.Save $200 on the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier FanDysonThough we haven't tested the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier Fan yet, we have been impressed with the cooling abilities of other Dyson fans. Right now, it's at an all-time low price for Black Friday 2022.Take 20% off Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation)AppleThe AirPods Pro (2nd generation) is the latest addition to their AirPods Pro series, a line of mid-range earbuds that feature spatial audio and noise canceling. And for just $200, this is the lowest price we've ever seen.Save 33% on a Sony 65 Inch 4K Ultra HD TVAmazonSony's 2022 midrange LCD TV is a solid pick for buyers who want a good all-around 4K display. It has local dimming for improved contrast, along with wide color capabilities and support for the Google TV streaming platform. This $1,000 deal price is a new low for the 65-inch model.Save $150 on the Traeger Pro Series 22 Pellet GrillHome DepotTraeger is one of our favorite grill brands, and the Pro Series 22 Pellet Grill is an excellent option for easy precision grilling and smoking. During Home Depot's early Black Friday sales, you can save $150 off its regular price.Save 40% on the internet's favorite coatMaria Del Russo/InsiderDubbed by the internet as the "Amazon coat," this down jacket actually lives up to its hype of blending style with warmth and functionality. It comes in a range of colors from muted neutrals to bright red or yellow and is a perfect, practical gift as the winter season gets colder. The discount you'll receive depends on the color and size you choose, with an average deal of 40% off.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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Live: 209+ best Black Friday deals to shop right now, from Christmas trees to robot vacuums

We're rounding up the best Black Friday deals from all the best brands and every major retailer including Amazon, Walmart, and Target. We'll be keeping this page fresh with the best Black Friday deals we can find.Nintendo; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderWhen you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.With Black Friday finally here, the best Black Friday deals are finally rolling in. The internet is flush with sales, and major retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy are offering their steepest discounts of the year. We're updating this page throughout the day with the best Black Friday discounts we can find. So far, we're seeing low prices on laptops, 4K and smart TV deals, Amazon Black Friday sales, and savings on Apple products.Be sure to check back to this page often as our expert team of reporters and editors will be flagging all their favorite deals through Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Top Black Friday deals right nowMeta Quest 2 Black Friday Bundle with 2 free games: $350 (13% off)Samsung 65-inch OLED 4K TV: $1797 (40% off)Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation): $200 (20% off)Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021): $25 (50% off)Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer: $25 (37% off)Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle: $33 (26% off)1-year Hulu subscription: $24 (75% off)Home Accents Festive Pine Christmas Tree: $50 (29% off)Kindle Paperwhite: $95 (32% off)Dyson v10 Absolute Cordless Vacuum: $399 ($200 off)$25 off Sonic FrontiersSegaPlaystation 5Xbox Series X Nintendo SwitchThe latest Sonic the Hedgehog game was released earlier this month and it's already 50% off for Black Friday. The game's "open zone" format is new for the franchise but it's gotten generally favorable reviews since its launch.$20 off Everlane Alpaca CrewEverlaneWith over 2500 reviews and four and a half stars, the alpaca crew is an Everlane staple. It comes in 12 colors and is 20% off on Black Friday.$32 off Lift Top Noblewell Coffee TableAmazonThis vintage wood table opens up and converts to a laptop desk while providing extra storage. Ideal for compact spaces, this table can easily fold back down to be used as a regular coffee table. Its Black Friday deal price is $12 less than the previous all-time low price.$60 off Vitamix E310 BlenderWilliams SonomaThis pared-down Vitamix has 10 variable speeds and a 48-ounce pitcher. This is the lowest price we've seen recently for this model.$100 off Hyperice Hypervolt 2 ProHypericeThe Hypervolt 2 Pro is Hyperice's best massage gun, offering five variable speeds, three hours of battery life, and a number of swappable head attachments. It's on sale for $100 off its normal price during Black Friday which is one of the best deals we've ever seen for it.20% off Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Large DogsChewyThe Seresto Flea and Tick Collar offer eight months of protection against fleas and ticks in all life stages. It's the only flea collar on the market that we recommend for dogs. For Black Friday 2022, Chewy is offering a rare deal we only see a few times a year.$230 off Nectar Memory Foam Mattress (Queen)NectarThe gel memory foam of the Nectar makes it a versatile mattress that conforms to the contours of your body to relieve pressure. During Black Friday, it's 33% off which is one of the best prices we've seen it at.30% off PlayStation DualSense Wireless ControllerThere are a number of steps you can take at home with your PS5 console to resolve the connectivity error.YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty ImagesThe PS5 controller is one of the best in the industry thanks to its haptic feedback, built-in microphone, and adaptive triggers. The Black Friday discount extends to other colors of the controller, like black, purple, & red.$240 off Roborock S7 Robot VacuumRoborockWhile it had trouble in corners and operates loudly, we were overall impressed with the powerful suction of the S7, and it was one of the best at mopping of the robot vacuums we tested. This is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen on this model.30% off Yeti Rambler 10 oz Wine TumblerAmazonNow 30% off, the Yeti Rambler holds up to 10 ounces of your favorite wine whether you're on a camping trip or on the back patio. The stainless steel interior paired with the double-wall vacuum insulation is what keeps your drink exactly at the temperature you like.29% off Black + Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld VacuumAmazonThe powerful Black+Decker 20V Max Flex Handheld Vacuum (model BDH2020FL) has a narrow, flexible, 4-foot hose that can clean hard-to-reach areas of your car. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen it offered.$35 off Champion Men's Pullover HoodieAmazonJust in time for cooler weather, the Champion Pullover Hoodie features its signature logo, a jersey-lined hood, and is available in 25 different colors. Plus, this fleece sweater is 64% off for Black Friday.$60 off Apple Watch UltraAppleThis isn't a huge deal for the Apple Watch Ultra but it's the best deal we've seen for this model that was only released in September. And a discount is a discount for such a popular and expensive smartwatch.25% off Away Packable CarryallAwayThis travel tote is lightweight and made from water-resistant nylon for durability. It can easily hold all your daily essentials but also packs down into a zippered pouch so you can toss it in your suitcase. Plus, you can save 25% from now through Cyber Monday.40% off Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air FryerJen Gushue/InsiderThe Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air Fryer lets you cook two separate dishes at once, and you can time them to finish simultaneously to take the guesswork out of your dinner routine. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.$30 off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildNintendoThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the definitive adventure game on the Nintendo Switch, sending players on a sprawling journey across a fantasy world with hundreds of secrets to discover. Right now Walmart is selling it for only $30, a rare discount that puts it at the lowest price we've ever seen.25% off Hydro Flask ToteHydro FlaskThe Hydro Flask Tote makes for the perfect travel bag, especially when storing food because its lightweight, insulated, and fully lined. For Black Friday, the tote is 25% off.$50 off Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric ToothbrushAmazonStart and end every day with the Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric Toothbrush, now 40% off for Black Friday. Complete with 5 Smart Modes and technology that stores your brushing patterns, this brush comes with one more plus a travel case.$270 off Samsung 75-inch Class TU690T Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TVBest BuyIf you're in need of a large screen for your living room, this Samsung TV is one of the best budget options you can find. While it may not have Samsung's latest display technology, this smart TV is fully featured with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, as well as Apple's AirPlay.17% off Bose QuietComfort II EarbudsAmazonThe Bose QuietComfort II Earbuds are the second rendition of the wireless earbuds, and they're easily one of the best noise-canceling earbuds on the market. At $50 off, they're currently at the lowest price we've seen. 55% off Razer Kishi for iPhoneAmazonThis controller — which is also available for Android — will turn your phone into a portable gaming device. The direct USB connection offers more responsive control than Bluetooth controllers while still providing a passthrough for charging. The Kishi can also be adjusted to fit phones with different sizes. At more than 50% off, it also offers great value compared to other mobile controllers. $20 off Apple AirTag 4-PackAppleApple's wireless trackers are compatible with the FindMy app on iPhone and iOS devices, and this matches the lowest price we've seen since their release. Just remember, you'll need a keychain holster or something else to keep them attached to your belongings.50% off Headspace subscriptionHeadspaceIf you're looking to exercise some mindfulness, a subscription to Headspace is a perfect place to start, especially at 50% off. The app offers easy-to-navigate guided meditations — from one-off sessions to help with burnout, to full-blown courses on stress and anger — from a variety of teachers, each with different perspectives.30% off Pax 3 Complete KitPaxThe Pax 3 is one of the best cannabis vapes you can buy right now, thanks to its modern, inconspicuous design, exact temperature control, and easy-to-use single button operation. Add in an industry-leading 10-year warranty, and this is a no-brainer for anyone looking for a go-to portable smoking solution. The complete kit is currently $75 off.$50 off the Xbox Series STargetThe Xbox Series S is one of Microsoft's two current generation consoles, along with the Xbox Series X. Both consoles play the exact same games, but there are differences, most notably that the Series S does not include a disc drive so you can only play digitally downloaded titles. It's currently $50 off, an excellent deal for this powerful and popular console.  Up to 50% off at EverlaneEverlaneShop all Everlane Black Friday dealsEverlane makes some of the best basics around, and you can save 40% off select styles for everyone, including cashmere, denim, and other wardrobe essentials we've tested and loved. Additionally, Everlane is partnering with Tree People for its Black Friday Fund and will donate a dollar for every order placed. 20% off Apple MacBook Air M1 (2020)Amazon$200 off the M1 MacBook Air is a superb deal, especially when you consider the M2 MacBook Air starts at $1,200, and isn't usually discounted below $1,000.58% off Puleo International 6.5-Foot Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas TreeAmazonWe recommend the Puleo International Pre-Lit Flocked Slim Fraser Fir Artificial Christmas Tree for a charming, snow-covered look. The pre-strung 350 incandescent lights give the tree a warm brightness. For Black Friday 2022, get it for an all-time low price.Check out our guide to the best artificial Christmas trees.43% off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Black Friday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic LEGO kits are so rare.$96 off Wüsthof Classic Hollow Edge 2-Piece Chef's Knife SetAmazonWüsthof is one of the top names in knife making. This set features a 6-inch chef's knife and a 3.5-inch paring knife, which should cover you for most tasks. During Black Friday, it's at an all-time low price.52% off DevaCurl SuperCreamAmazonDevaCurl's Supercream provides definition and hydration without weighing down medium and coarse wavy, curly, and coiled hair. You'll typically pay full price, but for Black Friday 2022, it's down to its lowest price ever at 50% off.28% off Tile Mate Bluetooth TrackerAmazonThe Tile Mate is designed to help you find easily misplaced items and attaches to keys, pet collars, and other important items. During Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've seen this year.Check out our hands-on comparison of Tile Trackers to Apple AirTags.Get Hulu and Disney Plus for $5 a monthHuluDuring Black Friday, you get Hulu (with ads) and Disney+ (no ads) for just $5 per month for a full year. This deal saves you $11 per month off the regular price of the two services when purchased separately. Learn more about the Disney+ x Hulu bundle Black Friday deal.$200 off iRobot Roomba i3+, our favorite robot vacuumiRobotThe iRobot Roomba i3+ does more than your average robot vacuum. It develops personalized cleaning schedules and empties itself. It also does an outstanding job of cleaning. That's why we made it the top pick in our robot vacuum guide. Usually, it costs more than your average robot vacuum, but during Black Friday, it's at the lowest price we've ever seen.$10 off Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Dog BedChewyThe Best Friends by Sheri the Original Calming Donut Dog Bed has a rounded shape that cradles a dog and helps them calm down naturally. It's our top pick for the best calming dog bed and rarely goes on sale. Right now, you can get it for its lowest price ever on select colors.Read our guide to the best dog beds.25% off Bissell Little Green Proheat Portable Carpet CleanerWayfairBissell makes some of our favorite carpet cleaners, and the Little Green ProHeat is a fantastic cleaner for removing stains and messes. During Black Friday, save 25% off.Check out our guide to the best carpet cleaners.25% off Paula's Choice Brighten + Glow KitPaula's ChoiceFor a limited time only, you can save 25% off the Paula's Choice Brighten and Glow Kit which includes the Super Boost Moisturizer and Eye Cream plus a limited-edition headband.33% off Razor A Kick ScooterTargetIt doesn't have all of the whistles and bells of an electric scooter, but a Razor A Kick Scooter will still be fun to ride. It's built durably and can collapse to be carried around. During Black Friday, it's 33% off, which is the best deal we've seen since 2020.18% off Kasa Smart Plug Ultra MiniAmazonThese smart plugs are low-profile enough to fit behind most furniture and are easy to use for basic smart home functions. During Black Friday, they're at the best price we've seen in months.55% off Kids Against Maturity Card GameAmazonKids Against Maturity is a tamer variation of the popular (and much raunchier) Cards Against Humanity. This family-friendly card game includes a mix of age-appropriate humor and innuendo for the adults' amusement. Pick it up for game nights at 55% off, the best price we've seen it offered.30% off Amazon Smart ThermostatAmazonThe Amazon Smart Home Thermostat is a simple, inexpensive smart home thermostat to control your home's temperature. It doesn't have a microphone or camera, so Alexa voice commands rely on another voice-enabled Alexa device, like an Echo smart speaker. Certain energy providers will provide benefits for switching to an energy-saving thermostat like this one, so be sure to check with yours. Right now, the thermostat is down to an all-time low price.27% off Cetaphil Daily Hydrating LotionTargetDrugstore skincare brand Cetaphil has a cult following among budget-savvy shoppers. The brand's products are formulated for sensitive skin and are fragrance-free. For Black Friday, the Daily Hydrating Moisturizer is down $4 from its typical price since this summer. Save up to 38% on Cetaphil's other cleaners and moisturizers too.Read our guide to the best skincare brands.37% off Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision CookerAmazonThe Anova Precision Cooker Nano offers accuracy and ease of use at a price unmatched by other sous vide machines. This model rarely goes to a lower price, so it's a good time to buy.See our guide to the best sous vide machines. 50% off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromWith the style and fit of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, now is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$231 off GE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub DishwasherBest BuyGE Top Control Built-In Tall Tub Dishwasher (GDT550PYRFS) is available in four colors to match your decor, operates quietly, and has impressive drying capabilities. During The Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 25% off.$340 off the S7 MaxV Ultra Robot VacuumAmazonAlthough we haven't yet tested the Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra Robot Vacuum, the brand performs consistently well in our tests. This is the most innovative vacuum Roborock has released, mopping and vacuuming simultaneously and featuring a charging base that empties the dustbin. Right now, it's on sale for the first time.40% off T-Fal Simply Cook Prep and Cook Nonstick 17-Piece SetAmazonWe haven't tested this cookware set from T-Fal, but we have tried the brand's hard anodized pan and thought it was a decent budget pick. This 17-piece set is currently $40 off for Black Friday.$70 off Ninja Foodi Power Blender & Processor SystemTargetThe Ninja SS351 Foodi Power Blender also functions as a food processor and comes with a bunch of extras, like a smoothie bowl. While we haven't tested it yet, it is extremely highly rated. The price frequently fluctuates between $180 and $200 for this model. It's not the lowest price we've seen, but you're still saving $70.35% off our favorite do-everything Instant PotJen Gushue/InsiderThe Instant Pot Duo Crisp is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, air fryer, and sous vide machine all in one, making it one of the most useful and economical small appliances we tested. While it's not the lowest we've seen it, it's the best price in months.See our guide to the best Instant Pots and electric pressure cookers.$200 off JBL Boombox 2AmazonWhen you need music for your gathering, the JBL Boombox 2 brings powerful sound and bass to keep the party going. It's one of the best Bluetooth speakers that you can get, and right now it's on sale with an excellent and rare $200 discount.40% off SodaStream Terra Sparkling Water MakerAmazonIf you're a seltzer fan, then you should consider investing in a sparkling water maker. The Terra is SodaStream's newest model that is also cordless. It comes with one CO2 cylinder and a bottle of lime Bubly Drops. For Black Friday, it's an all-time low price.39% off Coway Airmega AP-1512H True HEPA PurifierCowayCoway makes some of the best air purifiers on the market. The AP-1512HH is a reliable compact unit with a 4-stage filtration system that reduces up to 99.6% of air pollution particles. This Black Friday deal is the lowest price since early 2021.$30 off Philips SmartSleep Connected Sleep and Wake-Up LightSuzy Hernandez/Business InsiderThe Philips SmartSleep Connected is our top pick for the best sunrise alarm clock. It will help you fall asleep gently and wake up on time by creating stunning sunset and sunrise simulations. Right now, it's 15% off, an all-time low price that we haven't seen since last year.See our guide to the best sunrise alarm clocks.33% off the New Echo Dot with ClockAmazonThe latest of the Echo Dot lineup, the 5th Gen comes with a handful of new features including better audio and built-in Eero. Right now it's down to only $40, matching the lowest price we've seen for this new speaker.60% off Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesBeatsWhile not the newest headphones in the Beats lineup, the Beats Solo3 are still a solid pair of over-ear cans. They don't offer noise-canceling capabilities, but they're still a versatile pair of headphones that deliver balanced sound and 40 hours of listening time. At $80, they're at an all-time low for Black Friday with the best price we've seen.13% off TeeTurtle Reversible Narwhal PlushieAmazonMore than just a cuddly stuffed animal, TeeTurtle's reversible plushies let you express your mood. Don't feel like talking to anyone, just turn the animal to the frowny face side. For Black Friday, the narwhal stuffie is a modest 13% off.54% off UBeesize Ring Light with TripodAmazonWhether you're aiming to make more professional-looking TikToks or want something portable for your next trip, you can't beat this steep discount on a ring light tripod. The ring lighting helps improve the overall picture quality, but you can remove it if you're shooting landscapes or in a lot of natural light. At 54% off, this tripod comes in at under $20.51% off Rosyclo Cloud SlippersAmazonWhile not the exact same pair, these cloud slippers are nearly identical in design to the ones our executive editor Sally Kaplan owns and loves. Your discount will depend on the size and color you select, but we're seeing an average savings of 51% on these trendy cloud slippers.53% off Coodoo Magnetic Blocks Tough Building Tiles Starter SetAmazonSimilar to ultra popular Magna-Tiles, these magnetic building blocks snap together quickly so you can build creatively. You can grab this starter set of 30 pieces for 48%, plus an extra 5% off when you clip the coupon on the page. For under $20, this set makes a great gift for the kiddo in your life.40% off TikTok's favorite vegetable chopperAmazonOne of TikTok's favorite gadgets, this chopper can dice an entire onion with just a single push of your palm. For Black Friday, it's the lowest price we've seen in months at around 40% off. As a bonus, it comes with a spiralizing attachment for making zoodles.62% off National Tree Company Pre-Lit Artificial Full Christmas Tree, 6.5 FeetAmazonIf you're still in the market for a Christmas tree, this 6.5 foot pre-lit Dunhill Fir tree is steeply discounted at 62% off for Black Friday; the lowest price we've ever seen for this tree.40% off the Oral-B Pro 1000 Electric ToothbrushAmazonWe love this electric toothbrush as a budget-friendly option that doesn't compromise on performance. It's also the path of least resistance to helping your teen build their own healthy habits. At 40% off for Black Friday, this is the lowest price we've seen all year.30% off sauces from Fly By JingFly by JingFly By Jing makes one of our favorite chili crisps, and the By Jing box offers a range of Sichuan sauces, including the tangy Zhong sauce and potent Mala spice mix. At 30% for the first time ever, it's the perfect foodie holiday gift.20% off Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing TreatmentAmazonThough pricey, Olaplex's Hair Perfector is a cult favorite in beauty circles. At 20% off, it makes a thoughtful gift for anyone heard complaining about their split ends in the winter, this immensely popular hair treatment repairs brittle, dry hair and adds much-needed moisture.20% off Sengled Smart Light BulbSengledSengled's smart color-changing light bulb is significantly more affordable than bulbs from big names like Philips. For about $12, this single bulb is more affordable than ever.50% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.35% off iRobot Roomba 694AmazonThis robot vacuum can be automated to work around your home schedule, and also works with virtual assistants like Alexa and Google Home. It's not the most powerful Roomba, but it handles hardwood floors, pet hair, and short carpets without issue. It's on sale for $95 off during Black Friday. 26% off Hydro Flask Wide Mouth BottleMarathon SportsHydro Flask makes some of our favorite water bottles — they're basically indestructible without being bulky or heavy, and keep hot and cold beverages at their original temperature for at least 12 hours. It's a solid, pragmatic gift for anyone who complains about forgetting to hydrate or is on the hunt for a reliable thermos.See our guide to the best water bottles. 37% off Revlon One-Step Hair DryerAmazonThis hair tool combines styling, drying, and volumizing your hair into one simple step. It's comparable to the expensive Dyson Airwrap, but for a fraction of the cost. Down to $25, this is one of the best deals we've seen for it all year.See our guide to the best hair dryers. 50% off Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021)RokuCompared to the Roku Streaming Stick+, the new Streaming Stick 4K provides an improved viewing experience by adding support for Dolby Vision. This advanced high dynamic range (HDR) format can provide better picture quality on TVs that support it. Right now you can get it on sale for only $25, the best price we've seen for it yet.34% off Hisense 50-inch U6 QLED 4K Fire TVAmazonThis 50-inch 4K display has Amazon's Fire TV platform built-in for easy access to tons of popular streaming apps. It also boasts advanced picture quality features like wide color support, up to 600 nits of brightness, and local dimming. At a deal price of $350, this is an excellent option for buyers who want a smaller TV that doesn't sacrifice image performance.60% off Google Nest MiniBest BuyThe Google Nest Mini is a compact and effective smart speaker that's powered by the very useful Google Assistant. Right now, it's one of the best prices we've seen for the device.See our guide to the best smart speakers. Get $50 off and 2 free games when you buy a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB)AmazonAs part of a special Black Friday promotion, you can now snag a Meta Quest 2 VR headset (128GB) with two free games, Beat Saber and Resident Evil 4, for $350. The headset typically comes with Beat Saber for $400, so this deal saves you $50 and adds an extra free game.See our guide to the best VR headsets. 50% off It Takes TwoAmazonThe 2021 game of the year is an entirely cooperative game that lets a friend join-in online, even if they don't own the game. This price matches the lowest we've seen to date.Up to 50% off shoes at Rothy'sRothy'sShop the Rothy's Black Friday saleRothy's, one of our favorite shoe brands, is holding a rare and massive sale on soon-to-be-archived styles. We're seeing discounts as deep as 50% on flats, sneakers, bags, and loafers. We've tested all sorts of Rothy styles, from the brand's flats to its sneakers. Check out some of the sale styles we're eyeing below:  40% off Samsung 65-Inch Class OLED TVAmazonSamsung's first 4K OLED is also one of the very first OLED TVs to feature quantum dots. This technology allows the display to produce a wider range of colors than typical OLEDs. $1,800 is a new low price for this brand-new high-end set.34% off the Eufy RoboVac 25C Wi-Fi Connected Robot VacuumWalmartThis Eufy robot vacuum connects to your phone for easy scheduling and will run for over an hour with a single charge. Down to $99, this is a rare drop that beats previous deals we've seen.Check out our robot vacuum buying guide for more on our favorite models. 50% off Melissa & Doug PAW Patrol PAWtroller Activity CenterTargetIf there's a little one in your life who loves Paw Patrol, this activity center will provide hours of fun. You can grab it for 50% off during Target's Black Friday sale.$500 off Hydrow rowing machinesHydrowThe Hydrow Connected Rower is the Peloton of at-home rowing machines, bringing interactive rowing workouts right to your living room. It's on sale for $500 off its normal price during Best Buy's Black Friday sale which is one of the lowest prices we've seen it at.Check out our review of the Hydrow to learn more about what makes this a stellar piece of exercise equipment. Stellar deals on tech brands from across the webApple; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderTech is synonymous with Black Friday, and we're seeing big discounts on TVs, computers, cameras, phones, accessories, gaming gear, and more . In addition to deals from major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart, most tech companies are offering savings at their online stores. Here are our favorite companies whose products we've tested and trust.Adobe: Creative Cloud All Apps is 27% off for all users for the first year, 71% off for students and teachers for the first year; 40% off Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements.Anker: 20% to 25% off power banks and charging stations.Apple: Gift cards of varying amounts on qualifying purchases.Belkin: 25% off sitewide with code BF22.Bellroy: Up to 33% off phone cases, bags, wallets, and accessories.Case-Mate: Up to 60% off sitewide with code BFCM22, include LuMee, Pelican, and Fuel.CD Keys: Up to 96% off games for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.Courant: 20% off sitewide on chargers and accessories.Dell: Up to 60% on laptops, desktops, and monitors.DJI: Up to 30% off select drones and cameras. Epson: Up to 46% off select printers, projectors, and business machines.Goal Zero: Up to 20% off select power stations, portable batteries, solar panels, lights, and more.Google: $50-$150 off Google Pixel Watch and Pixel 7 smartphones.GoPro: 15% off sitewide on cameras, accessories, and more.Griffin: 50% off sitewide on cables, chargers, batteries, and more.HP: Up to 70% on laptops, desktops, monitors, printers, and more.Incase: 50% off sitewide on bags, laptop sleeves, cases, and more.Incipio: 50% off sitewide on phone cases and accessories.Insta360: Save up to $75 on cameras.LastPass: 25% off until 11/29.Logitech: $30 off orders over $150 and $50 off orders over $250 with code BF22USD.Microsoft: Up to $600 off Surface Pro tablet laptops.Moment: Up to 60% off select phone cases, lenses, cameras, and other photography accessories.Motorola: Save up to $1,000 on select phones.Nikon: Save up to $1,000 on DSLR and mirrorless cameras, lenses, and binoculars.Nintendo: Save up to $20 or 33% on select games.Otterbox: Free shipping on orders over $50.Peak Design: Up to 30% off camera bags and accessories.Philo: New subscribers save 80% off their first month until 11/30 with code THANKS.Samsung: Up to $350 off Samsung Galaxy Z foldable smartphones.Satechi: 25% off sitewide with code BFCM25 or 30% off $150 or more with code BFCM30.Sony: Save up to $1,500 on TVs, cameras, headphones, and other consumer electronics.Speck: 40% off sitewide until 11/27; 50% off sitewide 11/27-11/28.Steam: 20%-90% off select games until 11/29.ZAGG: 40% off sitewide on ZAGG, Mophie, InvisibleShield, and Gear4 computing and mobile hardware and accessories.29% off the De'Longhi La Specialista Arte Espresso MachineAmazonDe'Longhi is one of the best brands for home espresso makers. The Specialista Arte is one of our recommended mid-range makers and has the unique feature of a built-in tamper. This is the best price we've seen in six months on this machine.Read more about the best espresso machines we've tested here.12% off the MacBook Pro 13-inch M2AppleThe 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it's Apple's most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life and 12% off retail. It's a surprisingly good deal when you consider this new MacBook was just released in 2022.25% off the GE Profile Opal Nugget Ice MakerWalmartOne of the few nugget ice makers on the market, the GE Profile does one task perfectly: making chewable nugget ice. It's a bulky and pricy appliance, but the unique production is worth it if you're a nugget ice loyalist. For Black Friday, it's $130 off the usual price, so it's a great time to buy the ice maker of your dreams. You can read more about why we love this deal here.$90 off the Ninja OL501 Foodi 6.5 Qt. 14-in-1WalmartTypically priced at $280, this popular multicooker is discounted by nearly $170 for Black Friday. That's a stellar price on an all-in-one kitchen appliance that can air fry, pressure cook, slow cook, sear, sous vide, and more.Check out our guide to the best multicookers.$200 off the Vitamix 6500WalmartWhile we haven't tested this specific Vitamix blender, the brand is known for its power and reliability; we expect this model to be no different. Usually priced close to $600, it's on sale for $399; a stellar discount if you're looking for a Vitamix blender.Check out our guide to the best blenders. Save 20% on a Dyson Airwrap, plus get free accessoriesDysonWith new barrels to curl and wave in both directions, brushes to control and shape, and the multi-functional Coanda smoothing dryer to dry, smooth, and hide flyaways. Existing Dyson customers can save 20% off using the code e-mailed to them on November 21. Both new and returning customers can claim $125 in free gifts with their purchase.For more information, check out our Dyson Airwrap Black Friday deal guide. Save 30% on the Apple Watch Series 7Antonio Villas-Boas/InsiderThe Apple Watch Series 7 is extremely similar to the new Series 8. It's only missing Crash Detection, body temperature sensing, and a new Low Power Mode that gives the Series 8 up to 36 hours of battery life. With that in mind, you can easily justify the $120 in savings with this deal on the Series 7.See our guide to the best Apple Watch. Save 33% on the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Cordless Stick VacuumWalmartDyson vacuums are the cream of the crop, and this Black Friday deal for the Cyclone V10 is the best we've seen in years. Equipped with a sensor to detect whether you're vacuuming a carpet or hard floor, it's the perfect vac for any room in the house. See our guide to the best vacuums. 57% off Madden 23AmazonJust released in August, Madden 23 is the newest iteration of the ever-popular EA Sports NFL video game franchise. Down to just $30, this deal is an absolute steal — and the perfect holiday gift for the football lover or sports gamer in your life. 50% off Columbia Tipton Peak Insulated JacketColumbiaColumbia jackets are ideal for layering in cold weather, as they are warm, but not too bulky. If you're looking to upgrade for this winter, 50% off this Tipton Peak Insulated Jacket is a fantastic deal for you. See our guide to the best winter coats. 50% off Kiehls Ultimate Shave CollectionNordstromWith $72 worth of product, this gift set of men's shaving products from cult favorite brand Kiehl's is a great deal at $33.60. If you use your Nordstrom card to purchase, you can also earn a $60 Note to be used on a future purchase.40% off the Carina Platform Chelsea BootMadewellA lovely take on the classic Chelsea boot, Madewell's Carina Platform Chelsea features a 2.5-inch heel and white leather uppers. It's a perfect boot that can be worn with everything from dresses to jeans, and it's currently 40% off with the code OHJOY.See our guide to the best ankle boots. 41% off the ASUS Chromebook C203XAAmazonThe Asus C203XA is designed with military-grade durability, a spill-resistant keyboard, and an anti-scratch finish, making it the perfect choice for students and classrooms. Down to only $142, this is the best price it's seen in months.See our guide to the best Chromebooks. Save $90 on the Dewalt Compact Drill/Impact Combo KitAmazonThis 20-Volt MAX Brushless Compact 2-Tool Combo Kit includes 1 cordless Drill/Driver, 1 cordless Impact Driver, two 20-Volt MAX Lithium Ion Batteries, 1 charger, and a carrying bag. During the Home Depot's early Black Friday sale, it's 35% off.See our guide to the best cordless drills. Save $500 on the Samsung FrameBest BuySamsung's QN55LS03B The Frame QLED has a matte display and thin build that makes it look more like a piece of art than a TV. We've rarely seen the price dip below $1,200, and it's usually closer to $1,500 so now is a great time to buy if you've been considering this model.See our guides to the best 4k TVs and OLED TVs. 75% off LifeStraw Personal Water FilterAmazonLifeStraws are portable filters that can make even some of the murkiest standing water drinkable. For backpackers and hikers, a LifeStraw can be an invaluable tool in dire situations. Down to only $13, now is a great time to buy one.3 months of Discovery Plus for $3Discovery PlusWhether you're a fan pimple popping, house flipping, explorative cooking, or ghost hunting, Discovery Plus has a series that will keep you hooked. The service's Ad-Lite plan is already very affordable year round, but right now you can join the service for only $1 a month for your first three months. It's an excellent deal we only see during major deal events, like Black Friday.See our review of the best streaming services. 44% off Chewmeter Himalayan Yaky Cheese ChewsChewyMade with potato starch and cheese, among other ingredients, Chewmeter's dog treats are rawhide-free. They were about a dollar less during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale in October, but have been above $20 for most of the year. 25% off the Magic Bullet BlenderAmazonAt under $30, this 11-piece Magic Bullet set is a great, space-conscious gift for anyone in need of a small, sturdy blender. It comes with three different mugs as well as lids for optimal freshness.See our guide to the best blenders. 50% off JBL Tune 510BT Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesJBLQuality over-ear headphones can get pricey, but these wireless ones from JBL offer great sound and up to 40 hours of play when fully charged. RIght now, they're a steep 50% off, costing right under $25. 40% off the Ninja Foodi Digital Air Fry OvenTargetNinja is one of our favorite small appliance brands, especially for its air fryers and toaster ovens. This one combines 8 functions into a single, compact appliance: air fry, air roast, air broil, bake, bagel, toast, dehydrate, and keep warm. Right now, it's on sale for the lowest price we've seen, and if you clip the on-page coupon, you can save an additional $20.See our guide to the best air fryers and toaster ovens. 35% off athleisure at Girlfriend CollectiveGirlfriend CollectiveShop the Girlfriend Collective saleGirlfriend Collective is one of our favorite athleisure brands for its cute, sustainably made sets, bras, and leggings. Through December 9, you can get 35% off Girlfriend Collective products sitewide, with additional markdowns on select items. 3 months of HBO Max for $6SOPA Images/ShutterstockHBO Max is packed with hours of content old and new, including hits like "House of the Dragon," "The Batman," and the entire "Harry Potter" collection. It rarely sees discounts for subscribers, but now through November 28, new and returning subscribers can get their first three months of the ad-supported plan for only $6.Lowest price of the year on an Insider subscriptionInsiderInsider is offering its annual subscription at its lowest price of the year as a Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal. You'll get access to in-depth reporting, exclusive stories, pitch decks, salary databases, and more. This deal expires on November 28.Rare $10 discount on Ring Fit AdventureAmazonRing Fit Adventure is a fitness-centric game that challenges you to get off the couch and perform crunches, sit-ups, and more to defeat enemies. It even comes with a special accessory called the Ring-Con to track your movements. This game rarely goes on sale, so this $10 discount from Amazon is a good deal.Save $50 on the internet's favorite frying panOur PlaceThis sleek, matte pan is an incredible gift for minimalists: It's designed to replace eight pieces of cookware, functioning as everything from a pot to a frying pan. Normally $145, you can get it for $95 for Black Friday.See our guide to the best nonstick frying pans. 28% off Otherland candlesOtherlandOtherland is a hot candle brand right now, known for its creative packaging and custom gift sets. For Black Friday, you can get 28% off a 3-pack and 35% off 6-packs and 9-packs.See our guide to the best places for buying candles. $100 off the new Pixel 7GoogleThis is the lowest price for Google's newest smartphone, the Pixel 7. Launched only a month ago, the Pixels are desirable Android phones, thanks to their fast performance, great image quality from the cameras, and stock Android.See our guide to the best smartphones. Shop big deals on luggage from across the internetRachel Askinasi/InsiderTravel is back and it's a great time to stock up on those travel essentials you may have neglected in the past few years of pandemic. Below you'll find deals on our favorite luggage brands. Away: Up to 40% off suitcases and travel accessories. Check out our full round up of Away luggage deals.Baboon to the Moon: Up to 75% off bags and accessories.Bric's: Up to 50% off Bellagio, MyLife, Siena, and X-Bag lines.Delsey: Save 30% to 60%, plus free shipping.July: Save $30 when you spend $300, $100 when you spend $600, and $200 when you spend $1,000. Monos: Up to 40% off sitewide with code EARLYBF2022. Check out our full round up of Monos luggage deals.Nomatic: Up to 30% off luggage and 50% off travel accessories.Paravel: Up to 30% off, including Oprah's favorite foldable backpack.ROAM: Free Market Tote or Travel Pouch Set with the purchase of any piece of luggage, backpack, or duffel.Samsonite: 30% off sitewide and free shipping.Solgaard: Take 15% to 50% off sitewide. Travelpro: More than 70% off select suitcases and bags, plus save $30 when you spend $200 and $60 when you spend $300.Tumi: 40% off select suitcases, backpacks, and bags.50% off the Litter Genie PlusAmazonThe Litter Genie keeps odors from cat litter waste concealed. Deputy Editor Lauren Savoie likes that it holds several weeks' worth of waste so she doesn't have to take the trash out every time she scoops. For Chewy's Black Friday sale, it's marked down to 30% off its usual price, and over at Petco, it's 50% off — an all-time low price.50% off Paramount PlusParamount PlusNow through November 27, new and returning subscribers can get 50% off an annual plan of Paramount Plus, bringing the Essential plan down to only $25 for a full year of content. The service is home to hundreds of hours of series and movies, including titles like "Smile," "Sonic the Hedgehog 2," and "Spongebob Squarepants." This cheaper plan is ad-supported and starts with a free, one-week trial.$60 off the Ring Floodlight Cam Wired PlusThe Home DepotRing's Floodlight Cam Wired Plus combines the standard Spotlight Cam with a set of motion-activated floodlights for better lighting. The camera itself streams and records at 1080p resolution and is also motion-activated, and it includes a siren and two-way talk. The Black Friday sale matches the lowest price we've seen it available for.Shop big sales from nearly every major mattress brandLeesa/InstagramMattresses are an expensive yet important purchase. Fortunately, during Black Friday, you can save hundreds of dollars on top brands, including Casper, Purple, Nectar, and more. Don't know which mattress to buy? Our mattress expert has tested more than 60 mattresses and lists the best in our mattress guide. 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Plus, all purchases include two free pillows. Leesa: Save up to $700 on mattresses with two pillows included.Mattress Firm: Get up to 50% off mattresses during the early Black Friday sale.Nectar: Get 33% off sitewide.Nest Bedding: Up to 50% off select mattresses.Nolah: Save up to $700 on mattresses and get two free pillows during the early access Black Friday sale.   Purple: Get $700 off the Purple Plus Mattress plus adjustable base.Saatva: Get up to $450 off select mattresses during the Election 1-Day Flash Sale.Serta: Save up to $800 on select mattresses and mattress sets.Siena: Save $200 off any mattress.Sleep Number: Up to 40% off select beds.Tempur-Pedic: Get 30% off the Tempur-Pedic Cloud mattress when you use the Insider exclusive promo code BI30.Tuft & Needle: Save up to $750 on mattresses.Wayfair: Save on big-name mattress brands like Beautyrest and Sealy. Check out our Wayfair deals roundup.Zinus: Save up to 40% off select mattresses. Editor's note: Zinus is facing a class-action lawsuit claiming that fiberglass in the company's mattresses has led to serious health issues. Check out our full article on the lawsuit for more details.Zoma: Save $150 on all mattresses using promo code WIN150.Save $300 on an LG 24-inch Smart DishwasherHome Depot; InsiderIn addition to various useful cleaning and maintenance features, the LG LDP6810SS Smart Dishwasher provides smartphone monitoring, downloadable wash cycles, and diagnostic alerts. During Black Friday, save more than $300 on it.Save $400 on our favorite mattress and get $600 in free accessoriesDreamcloudOne of our favorite mattresses, the DreamCloud Premier Hybrid Mattress offers an impressive array of features, including excellent support, a firmness that will appeal to most sleepers, and a long trial period and warranty. 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It makes for a great last-minute present and a fun way to bond with someone as you watch classes remotely.$50 off DNA kits from AncestryAncestryDNAAncestry DNA makes our favorite DNA kit, and all its DNA kits are discounted for Black Friday. The cheapest one is the standard kit, coming in at $59 (normally $99).20% off our favorite bathrobe from BrooklinenBrooklinenMade from 100% Turkish cotton, this super-soft robe is the ultimate luxury gift. For Black Friday, you can get 20% off all Brooklinen products when you check out.Get a Hulu subscription for $2 a monthHulu; Alyssa Powell/InsiderHulu offers a wide array of series, movies, and originals for subscribers to enjoy, including "Bob's Burgers," "Prey," and "The Handmaid's Tale." The service only ever sees discounts during Black Friday, and this year is no exception: new and returning members can get their first year for only $2 a month when they sign up before November 28.32% off the Kindle PaperwhiteAmazonThe Kindle Paperwhite is our favorite Kindle model so far for its big screen and adjustable warm light. At 32% off, you can snag it for under $100 to gift to the avid reader in your life.Save $80 on adjustable dumbbellsBest BuyThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds, turning one pair of dumbbells into a full-on set. They're on sale for $350 during Black Friday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.Save $70 on TCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TVBest BuyTCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TV delivers an impressive balance between image performance, smart connectivity, screen size, and cost. Down to $430, this discount matches deals we've seen for it in the past.Take 27% off the Nespresso's Vertuo coffee makerWilliams SonomaNespresso's Vertuo machine makes rich, frothy espresso at the touch of a button. This isn't the lowest price we've seen, but it does match last Black Friday's deal and it's still a solid discount.Save 20% on the GoPro Hero 11 BlackThe GoPro Hero 11 Black with its recognizable form-factor. Like the Hero 9 Black and Hero 10 Black before it, there's a front screen for framing a shot — useful if you're vlogging or live-streaming.Les Shu/InsiderGoPro's best camera yet, the Hero 11 Black shoots incredible videos with smooth stabilization better than ever. For Black Friday, you can save $100 (20%) off the regular priceSave 15% on the Monos Metro DuffelMonosThe duffel's roomy interior is designed to keep all your essentials organized, with a sleeve that fits up to a 15" laptop and inner side pockets that allow for easy access to your water bottle or compact umbrella. The built-in trolley sleeve fits securely around the handle of any Monos suitcase for seamless pairing and converts into an extra pocket when not in use. It's discounted to under $180 ahead of Black Friday.Get a year of Peacock Premium for $1/monthPavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesNow through November 28, new subscribers can lock in a year of Peacock Premium for $1/month. That's about 80% off the regular $5 monthly price.Save 33% on the Fitbit Sense 2FitbitThe Fitbit Sense 2 is the brand's answer to the Apple Watch, featuring temperature sensing, a built-in ECG, and advanced sleep tracking. It also offers tracking for a wide variety of activities and is compatible with smartphone notifications and some apps. It's on sale for $200 during Black Friday, which is $100 off its normal price (and an excellent deal for such a full-featured smartwatch).Take 50% off the Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright VacuumAmazonThe Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright Vacuum (AZ2002) is easy to use and has powerful suction that gets the job done on hardwood and carpeting. This Black Friday deal matches the lowest price we've seen.Save 24% on an HP OMEN laptopHPHP's OMEN laptops are high-performance computers that are great for creative tasks and gaming. This one is loaded with an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics. Add in 16GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive, the $1,200 sale price makes it a terrific buy for a high-end machine.Take 60% off a Sealy MattressWayfairUsually priced around $800, you can now save a couple hundred dollars on this 12-inch mattress. We haven't tested this exact mattress, but we think Sealy's other bed in a box is a good budget pick.Save $200 on the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier FanDysonThough we haven't tested the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower TP02 Purifier Fan yet, we have been impressed with the cooling abilities of other Dyson fans. Right now, it's at an all-time low price for Black Friday 2022.Take 20% off Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation)AppleThe AirPods Pro (2nd generation) is the latest addition to their AirPods Pro series, a line of mid-range earbuds that feature spatial audio and noise canceling. And for just $200, this is the lowest price we've ever seen.Save 33% on a Sony 65 Inch 4K Ultra HD TVAmazonSony's 2022 midrange LCD TV is a solid pick for buyers who want a good all-around 4K display. It has local dimming for improved contrast, along with wide color capabilities and support for the Google TV streaming platform. This $1,000 deal price is a new low for the 65-inch model.Save $150 on the Traeger Pro Series 22 Pellet GrillHome DepotTraeger is one of our favorite grill brands, and the Pro Series 22 Pellet Grill is an excellent option for easy precision grilling and smoking. During Home Depot's early Black Friday sales, you can save $150 off its regular price.Save 40% on the internet's favorite coatMaria Del Russo/InsiderDubbed by the internet as the "Amazon coat," this down jacket actually lives up to its hype of blending style with warmth and functionality. It comes in a range of colors from muted neutrals to bright red or yellow and is a perfect, practical gift as the winter season gets colder. The discount you'll receive depends on the color and size you choose, with an average deal of 40% off.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 25th, 2022

The rise of the "workfluencer": Why everyone is suddenly oversharing about their jobs on LinkedIn and TikTok — and how some people are turning it into a lucrative side hustle

Remote workers started missing the office so much they created "online watercoolers" to rant, share, sob, and gossip about work. On TikTok and LinkedIn more people are getting honest about career advice, personal work stories, and issues like pay transparency and discrimination. It's the new online watercooler.Tyler Le/InsiderWhy everyone is suddenly getting vulnerable about their jobs on LinkedIn and TikTok — and how some people are turning it into a lucrative side hustleA month into the pandemic, Cece Xie was having her "worst birthday ever." She was depressed, cooped up, and scared to go out. To celebrate as best as she could, Xie took the day off from her job as a privacy lawyer and did something "a little bit different than every other Groundhog Day I was experiencing," she told me. She filmed and posted her first TikTok, jokingly comparing her high-pressure remote-work experience with the laid-back Zoom happy hours she saw her friends in marketing enjoying.The post took off and has more than 940,000 views and almost 7,000 shares to date. Xie, encouraged by the response, continued posting a steady stream of work-related content, sharing jokes and career tips for junior lawyers. The focus proved popular, and Xie has amassed more than 400,000 followers on TikTok. Stuck at home without coworkers to complain to in the office kitchen, many workers have flooded TikTok and LinkedIn to rant, sob, and gossip about their careers. The hashtag #careertiktok, where creators share salaries and day-in-the-life vlogs about their jobs, has more than 1.5 billion views, and, according to LinkedIn, more than 13 million LinkedIn users have their profile set to "creator mode" to get more visibility for their posts.This new "online watercooler" marks a shift in how much people share about their jobs on the internet. Instead of curated posts about career milestones and successes, people have gotten more vulnerable, honest, and specific about their day-to-day work lives. Workers are highlighting once-taboo issues like pay transparency and discrimination, and some professionals like lawyers, entrepreneurs, and HR representatives have parlayed their posting into new careers and lucrative side hustles. But some workers have gotten into trouble for their social activity with either their employers or their audiences. As Justin Welsh, a LinkedIn influencer focused on "solopreneurship," said: "You have to balance being interesting, unique, contrarian, challenging, polarizing, with being cognizant of how your message will be received in the market. That is a very, very difficult line to walk."The Great ReshuffleEarly in the pandemic, people stuck working at home began flocking to social-media platforms. TikTok downloads exploded and niche communities formed within the app. Even traditionally staid platforms like LinkedIn saw an unprecedented outpouring of "vulnerable" posts about mental health, burnout, and stress. Work drove a lot of that stress. Layoffs soared as businesses closed and those lucky enough to keep their jobs faced what Welsh calls "dual-sided pressure" — pressure to work from homes that were never meant to be offices, and pressure for workers to drive revenue for their employers in a tough economy. As Xie explained in a TikTok, the pandemic also stripped away the "ancillary perks" — free client dinners, coworker camaraderie, and holiday parties — that made many jobs bearable. Without those perks, workers performed solitary, grinding work.As businesses reopened, users still had a huge appetite for work-related content on social platforms. The hot job market encouraged people to make major career pivots — giving birth to the Great Resignation. It wasn't just remote-office workers making the leap; in-person, "essential" workers left jobs that had become major health risks. According to one California-based study, the professions that saw the highest excess-death rates in 2020 all required in-person work: transportation-and-logistics workers, food-and-agriculture workers, and manufacturing workers. In-person jobs, particularly in the hospitality industry, also saw the highest quit rates in 2021. A Pew Research study conducted in February 2022 found that 53% of the people surveyed who quit a job in 2021 had also changed their occupation or field of work. Dan Space, an HR business partner who runs the TikTok account @dan_from_hr, said he views the Great Resignation — or as many people are now calling it, the Great Reshuffle — as people "moving their careers away from chance and more into choice."Intentional choices take research, and the Great Reshuffle sparked demand for in-depth information about work. "Workfluencers"— creators eager to help people understand new roles and fields — stepped into this void. Everyone I spoke to had their own reasons for sharing about their jobs online: Xie wanted to flatten the playing field for first-generation lawyers like herself; Space wanted to correct rampant misinformation about HR; and Welsh wanted to consciously build a personal brand. "If you can build a personal brand, you can go anywhere you want," Welsh said. These influencers also noticed that sharing behind-the-scenes work content got engagement. It wasn't just Xie who saw high engagement on her first video. Maddie Machado, a former Meta and LinkedIn recruiter turned solopreneur, said she got serious traction with her first post on her TikTok, a since-deleted breakdown of Meta's lavish work-from-home perks like an annual $3,000 wellness stipend.Workfluencers capitalize on interestThe explosion of the #careertiktok hashtag has been good for creators' bottom lines. Business creators often monetize their content by selling products like Patreon subscriptions, courses, books, and consulting services. Welsh, for example, promotes a mix of courses and consulting services to his LinkedIn audience, which has helped him make $3 million since August 2019 — nearly $1 million a year. Workfluencers can also make money from brand partnerships: TikTok's resident corporate-culture commentator, Corporate Natalie, recently partnered with the HR-tech platform Paycom on a TV campaign.  Not everyone has the time to create their own content, so work content's success on LinkedIn has also inspired a burgeoning industry of ghostwriters. One ghostwriter told Vox that she's earning enough money ghostwriting for various entrepreneurs that she has turned down other job offers; she charges $800 a month for a single client and up to $9,000 for longer commitments. Some platforms have encouraged career influencers growing their audiences, seeing them as a valuable way to get people engaged. In 2021, LinkedIn announced that it was building an internal team to recruit and support creators on the platform. Since its inception, this team has encouraged posting authentic, educational content about work on the platform. "We get constant communication from them encouraging us to share workplace, personal, candid, open stories," Welsh said of LinkedIn. And the company has embraced its own employees' efforts to build personal brands and audiences. Brian Xu, a data scientist at LinkedIn, has over 1.5 million followers on TikTok. The company has featured him on its social channels and in internal communications. Machado said that during her first week at LinkedIn, Xu led a workshop in the LinkedIn office about how the creator economy works. Xu said his presentation, called "A Guide to the Creator Economy for Out-of-Touch Tech Professionals," covered his take on the core skills creators need to build and monetize followings. Machado said that the ideal relationship between a creator employee and an employer is a partnership. LinkedIn isn't the only company nurturing these partnerships: Places like Walmart and Samsung are also building employee-influencer programs.Embracing internal creators can help companies retain high-profile talent and recruit new workers. When Welsh posted daily to LinkedIn while at his full-time job, his social success came back to help his company: He and his colleague were able to drive "a tremendous number of candidate referrals" with their personal brands. "People wanted to work with us," Welsh said. But in Machado's experience, most companies don't know what to do with in-house social-media creators who post about their work. Company leadership often thinks of employees' personal platforms as double-edged swords. "Your voice has a lot of power," Machado said, repeating the social-media guidance she received at LinkedIn. "The same power that you have to get people interested in the company is the same power you have to get people disinterested." Be careful what you shareSharing workplace details online can help creators build audiences and help their followers discover new careers — but it comes with a built-in risk of backlash. Few know that better than Braden Wallake, the CEO of the marketing startup HyperSocial, also known as "the crying CEO." After laying off two employees in August, he posted a photo of himself on LinkedIn with tears streaming down his face. "I just want people to see that not every CEO out there is cold-hearted and doesn't care when he/she have to lay people off," he wrote in the post's lengthy caption. Commenters called his post "disgusting," "virtue signaling," and "self-serving." Natasha Badger, a customer-marketing associate at LinkedIn, also sparked heated discussion with TikTok day-in-the-life vlogs set in LinkedIn's Chicago offices. The amenities she highlighted include heated eucalyptus towels, panna cotta dessert with lunch, and a spa outing during the workday. The post proved divisive. Commenters criticized the lavish work perks and questioned what Badger actually did. As the venture capitalist and podcaster David Sacks put it in a tweet: "Does anyone still work?" Badger has since deleted her posts about LinkedIn's offices.For some, the profusion of social content about work perks and struggles is getting in the way of actual work. "Now the feed is an obstacle," Sofía Martín Jiménez, a Madrid-based recruiter, told The New York Times. "I had to change my way of working on LinkedIn," she said, explaining that she now focuses more on search to avoid confessional posts and find details relevant for recruiting.Beyond online flack, sharing too much about your job can cost you. Employees can and do get fired for posting about work. Machado quit her job at Meta after sharing openly about it on TikTok. According to Machado, the company launched multiple investigations into various posts she made about her job, including a video about a Facebook program supporting recruiter candidates from non-traditional backgrounds; a video joking about how few hours a week she worked; and a video recommending Levels.fyi, a crowdsourced salary resource. "It was the most humiliating experience of my life," she said. When reached for comment, a spokesperson for Meta said it does not comment on specific personnel matters. Every company has its own guidelines about what employees can share publicly. As more workers turn to the internet for workplace gossip, it's important to know what lines not to cross. In her next role after Meta, Machado proactively talked about her TikTok in the recruiting process. Once hired, she was sure to reach out to company HR and legal for approval before posting any work-related content. She told me her current philosophy is: "Get ahead of it before it's a problem."Space, who's currently hunting for full-time roles, has been open about his TikTok in interviews — and it's given some employers, especially bigger companies, cold feet. Because he's a popular creator, hiring committees worry that he could portray the company in a negative light if he has a bad experience — or leave after three months and return to content-creation full time.Despite the skepticism he's encountered on his job search, Space said his TikTok account has been worth it. He's learned a lot from TikTok on how confusing HR is to outsiders and how to improve the sector. "We just need to do so much of a better job marketing it," he said.Mae Rice is a freelance editor, writer, and reporter based in Chicago.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 10th, 2022

Universal film boss Donna Langley reveals how her studio changed the way you see movies and her hopes for an all-female "Fast & Furious"

The Universal chairman also spoke to Insider about the disappointing release of gay romcom "Bros" and the big worry that keeps her up at night. Donna Langley at October's Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Gala.Frazer Harrison/Getty Universal film chief Donna Langley says movies will never go back to "those exclusive traditional windows" in theaters. On the disappointing box office for gay romcom "Bros": "People didn't show up, so somehow we missed the mark." "I would love to see a female 'Fast,'" she said about the future of the "Fast & Furious" franchise. As the chairwoman of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Donna Langley doesn't let a day go by where she's not trying to push the envelope. She's currently overseeing a studio that has released the most movies in theaters than any other in Hollywood this year, making it also the highest-grossing studio of the year on the strength of titles like "Jurassic World Dominion," "Nope," and "Minions: The Rise of Gru."Universal also has one of this year's best picture Oscar frontrunners in Steven Spielberg's upcoming November release "The Fabelmans." And the studio is now home to Christopher Nolan's hotly anticipated next film, "Oppenheimer."Though it seems Langley has an insatiable drive to dominate the cutthroat film industry, she revealed to Insider in a recent phone interview that her mission is simple: "Make the right kind of movies that fit the cultural zeitgeist globally."However, that approach — and the success her studio has found in 2022 — have arisen during a time when things in Hollywood were anything but simple.As the global pandemic in 2020 was about to shutter movie theaters indefinitely, Langley completely revolutionized Hollywood when she made Universal's animated movie "Trolls World Tour" the first release by a mainstream studio to premiere simultaneously on the big screen and on video on demand. In that instant, the decades-long exclusive theatrical window that ruled the industry was destroyed.Major movie releases that would have spent months in theaters pre-COVID are now available for home viewing just weeks after opening on the big screen (and often are streamable at home the same day they are in theaters).Langley changed the game and has zero regrets; even the exhibition industry has adapted, she believes."We went from shock and awe with that 'Trolls' move to very quickly getting back into good stead with theatrical," the UK-born Langley said.Langley spoke with Insider about keeping Universal dominant following the pandemic, learning from the disappointing release of Billy Eichner's gay romcom "Bros," convincing Christopher Nolan to join her studio, and wanting to put an all-female spin on the "Fast & Furious" franchise. The interview has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity.Steven Spielberg and Donna Langley at "The Fabelmans" world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival.Michael Loccisano/GettyYour legacy will not just be pulling Universal through the pandemic but doing so by dismantling the exclusive theatrical window that the industry stood by for decades. Have you taken stock yet on how much you have changed the game?I actually have. I've taken stock in how far the industry has come and Universal's role in it. I think the pillars of that change — first and foremost was getting the industry back in production. Because without content, without being able to make content over the past three years safely with all the protocols, that wouldn't have happened. We were leaders in that with "Jurassic World."The windowing and the business model we've created for our own studio is something that we're really proud of. We'll never go back to those exclusive traditional windows. Using "Trolls World Tour" as the means of breaking the window has forever changed the business. And most importantly it has really enabled Universal to create this business model with the introduction of premium video on demand, this additional revenue stream, that occurs early in the film's life cycle simultaneous to theatrical. That has really helped our business model and the financial health.The third piece of it was restructuring our windowing deal, moving those windows up and carving up our pay-one deals [the first exclusive release for a film after it leaves theaters] from that one customer, which was traditionally HBO, to splitting that across multiple digital partners and therefore being able to maximize our content all across the digital ecosystem.So when I do sit down and take stock of it I'm enormously proud of our whole organization.Because of your decision, exhibition has needed to go forward with an adapt-or-die mentality. How has it been working with theaters these past few years?Our relationship with exhibition went from the dark days of early COVID and them being really unhappy with us to actually quite quickly realizing that we were in fact great partners for them. PVOD is a revenue share which has ultimately benefited them financially, and also during COVID when theaters were shut down PVOD was everyone's friend.Our revised business model has enabled us to really help them and us this year. We have been able to maintain a steady state of volume of theatrical releases all throughout. I think this year there are only 90 theatrical releases versus 130 in prepandemic times and we are the majority stakeholder in that. It's good business because we're number one in market share by quite a bit and I think we will continue to be.Theaters are our partners. They see how committed we are to theatrical as the primary driver of our business model. We've been volume players while the rest of the industry took a pause for a couple of years. "Halloween Ends" is your latest day-and-date release on Peacock. Its opening weekend box office draw ($40 million) was lower than 2021's "Halloween Kills" ($49 million), which was also day-and-date. Will this alter how you use the streamer in your release strategy going forward?We are a theatrical business and theatrical will always lead our business. But as we look forward to Peacock it is a growth engine inside of our company. It's very important that we partner with them where it makes sense. So I think we will continue to keep a close eye on the marketplace. We are still looking at the industry being 15% to 20% down next year — in the best case — versus prepandemic era, so we've got to do what we've got to do to keep health in our business. But theatrical is the primary driver of our business model.   Billy Eichner, left, and Luke Macfarlane in "Bros."UniversalThe disappointing box office for "Bros," do you feel homophobia had anything to do with it, as Billy Eichner said?I'm going to start by saying that we're extraordinarily proud of this film and if we had to do it over we would make the same decision to make the film. We would make the same decision to release it wide. We would do many things the same over again. I think given the quality of the film, the playability of it, the critics response of it, I have no doubt that in the post-theatrical world the film is going to find its audience.I think those numbers that we saw in the opening weekend box office, people didn't show up, so somehow we missed the mark in terms of enticing people to see that movie in the movie theaters. I don't know exactly why but what I do know about films that are identity statement films, that are for specific audiences — you have to do a really good job of inviting the audience in and making them feel that there's enough universality and there's enough relatability to the movie to make it something for them. I think that's maybe worth us digging into a little bit as to whether or not we did that. But, again, the fact remains that this is a great movie made by great amazingly talented people and I would do it over again. Christopher Nolan.Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/GettyIn landing Christopher Nolan, who previously had a development deal at Warner Bros. for years, did you call on any of the top-flight directors that work a lot at your studio — Spielberg, Jordan Peele, M. Night Shyamalan — to speak to him and his producing partner wife Emma Thomas on Universal's behalf?[Laughs.] What I can say about Chris and Emma is that they are smart enough and seasoned enough to do their own homework and make their own decisions. I didn't do that, no. Is there any aspect you would want to brag about in getting Nolan to come on with Universal?No. [Laughs.] The only thing I'll say is we've had a longstanding acquaintance and I made it very clear for a very long period of time that we would love to make a movie with them and be their marketing and distribution partners. And I think the timing probably felt just right for this to be the opportunity to do that.Currently, his movie "Oppenheimer" is slated the same day as Warner Bros.' "Barbie," July 21, 2023. Your marketing department has started a countdown clock to the movie opening, so I'm assuming you have no plans of moving from that date, right?We like our current date. "F9."Universal PicturesIn regards to the "Fast & Furious" franchise, beyond what you have announced, what would you like to see going forward?I would love to see a female "Fast." So would Vin [Diesel]. We have so many great and amazing female characters in our franchise and now there's the new addition of Brie Larson to add to the incredible roster. I would love to see us do a female "Fast."What is it that keeps you up at night? Whether it be your responsibilities at the studio or the industry in general, is there something that is nagging at you?There are so many things. But one is the headwinds we're currently seeing in the short term in the economy. I do worry about the economy of the world. The markets that we rely heavily on, like at the moment Europe and just the impact that the war [in Ukraine] is having on the energy crisis — that's a very real thing for us whether it's impacting currency or our audience's ability to have income enough to go to the movies, so I do worry about that. I'm very eager for the industry ecosystem to settle down a little bit and find its rhythm with streaming. Streaming has been the great and wonderful disrupter for our industry. I think it has done many incredible things, it's increased the amount of volume of content creation which has been really good for the creatives and that's fantastic. But on the other side of things, whether it's the economics of any kind of films — because steaming economics are not traditional movie studio economics — to have it settle down a little bit so consumer behavior can settle down and we know where we are with theatrical and we know where we are with streaming, I'm really anxious to get to a new normal for that. But I believe we're on our way. Going back to the beginning of our conversation, I think we've retooled our windowing structure and therefore the economics of our particular business model. I believe we're well positioned to weather the disruptive challenges we're facing and continue to get to the other side.My main goal always is to be able to make the right kind of movies that fit the cultural zeitgeist globally, that's it. To be able to give opportunities to filmmakers and voices, to be able to make their content and make their movies and have them seen in movie theaters all around the world and have those movies matter. So if I'm worrying about anything it's just making sure that I maintain our ability to do that. Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 26th, 2022

Jan. 6 live: Primetime hearing focuses on Trump"s actions during the deadly Capitol riot

The House select committee is investigating the Capitol riot and the role Donald Trump and his allies played in trying to overturn the 2020 election. Lawmakers listen as an image of a Trump campaign donation banner is shown behind them during a House January 6 committee hearing.Susan Walsh/AP Thursday's hearing in the Jan. 6 probe is focusing on Trump's actions as his supporters stormed the Capitol. Two administration officials — national security adviser Matthew Pottinger and deputy press secretary Sarah Matthews — are testifying. The panel plans to keep digging through August and with more hearings to come in September. Jan. 6 panel has summertime plansJan. 6 Committee vice-chair Liz CheneySaul Loeb/AFPThe January 6 Committee leaders kicked off Thursday's hearing by outlining their plans for more summertime work as their panel continues its investigation of the 2021 insurrection at the Capitol.Rep. Bennie Thompson, the panel's chairman, said via video that there'd be more hearings in September. A few moments later, Rep. Liz Cheney, said the panel plans to spend the August recess "pursuing emerging information on multiple fronts" before turning to additional hearings."The damn has begun to break," Cheney said.   Latest hearing will focus on Trump's reaction to the Capitol riot — and his alleged inaction to stop it.Former President Donald Trump gives the keynote address at the Faith and Freedom Coalition during their annual conference on June 17, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee.Seth Herald/Getty ImagesThe House panel investigating the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021 will hold its eighth hearing on Thursday night.The hearing — scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET — will focus on Trump's actions during the deadly insurrection at the Capitol building.Committee members have argued that Trump knew of the violence and refused to take actions to prevent or stop it, despite the pleas from advisors in his inner circle.Former national security adviser Matthew Pottinger and Sarah Matthews, former deputy press secretary in the Trump administration, are expected to testify.The committee is expected to add to the public's understanding of the critical 187 minutes between when Trump stirred up a crowd of his supporters at the Ellipse to when he posted a video to Twitter asking them to "go home."READ FULL STORYRep. Kinzinger says Trump acted like an angry child during January 6 attackRepublican Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois during a hearing on Capitol Hill on March 10, 2021.Ting Shen-Pool/Getty ImagesGOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who is expected to play a leading role in Thursday's primetime hearing, will focus on Trump's mindset and actions as he watched his supporters assault law enforcement and desecrate the Capitol.In an interview with The Bulwark, Kinzinger said Trump "was someone who knew exactly what he was doing."Read Full StoryTrump spent most of the January 6 attack watching TV in the White House dining room: new videoFormer President Donald Trump speaks during a "Save America" rally in Anchorage, Alaska, on July 9, 2022.Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesTrump spent the bulk of his time during the Capitol attack watching reports of the insurrection on TV, according to video testimony given to the January 6 House panel.Ahead of Thursday night's hearing on how Trump reacted to the storming of the Capitol, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., a member of the House Select Committee, shared a video compilation of the depositions on Twitter.—Adam Kinzinger (@RepKinzinger) July 21, 2022Read Full StorySecret Service may have violated federal law by deleting messages around January 6The leaders of the January 6 hearings say the Secret Service may have violated federal law by undergoing a process that led to text messages from the time of the Capitol riot to be deleted."The procedure for preserving content prior to this purge appears to have been contrary to federal records retention requirements and may represent a possible violation of the Federal Records Act," a letter from Reps. Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney said.So far, the committee had received one text message from the agency.Jan. 6 hearings are 'undoubtedly starting to take a toll' on Trump's popularity, former ambassador saysFormer White House counsel Pat Cipollone is seen on a video display during the seventh hearing held by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol on July 12, 2022.Sarah Silbiger-Pool/Getty ImagesA former ambassador who served during the Trump administration says the former president's popularity is taking a hit as more revelations about Trump's actions before and during the Capitol riot come out.Attorney Randy Evans, who was ambassador to Luxembourg, said the hearings' "steadiness, the repetitiveness, has had a corrosive effect."Evans added it's "all undoubtedly starting to take a toll — how much, I don't know. But the bigger question is whether it starts to eat through the Teflon. There are some signs that maybe it has. But it's too early to say right now."Read MoreSecret Service has only submitted 1 text to the Jan. 6 committee: panel memberThe House panel investigating the Capitol riot has received just one text message from the Secret Service in response to a subpoena, Rep. Zoe Lofgren said."In their letter they gave no indication that they have secured the phones in question and done some forensic work with them. That's something we want to know," Lofgren told MSNBC on Tuesday."Obviously, this doesn't look good ... Coincidences can happen but we really need to get to the bottom of this and get a lot more information than we have currently."Read Full StoryJan. 6 panel subpoenas Secret Service for text messages as DHS watchdog accuses agents of deleting them after being askedA US Secret Service agent takes position outside the White House in November 2020.J. Scott Applewhite/AP PhotoThe House committee investigating the Capitol riot has issued a subpoena to the US Secret Service after the Department of Homeland Security inspector general accused the agency of deleting text messages after being asked.Rep. Bennie Thompson, the committee's chairperson, said in a Friday letter to Secret Service director James Murray that the panel was seeking text messages from January 5 and 6, 2021.Thompson mentioned three previous requests for information, sent in January, March, and August of last year, pertaining to all communications between DHS officials and then-President Donald Trump about the Capitol riot.Read Full StoryThe Jan. 6 witness Trump tried to call is a White House support staffer, reports sayThe Jan. 6 committee witness whom former President Donald Trump is alleged to have tried to contact is a White House support staffer, reports say. At Tuesday's hearing, committee member Rep. Liz Cheney claimed that Trump sought to contact a witness who had not appeared publically, in what she characterized as a form of witness tampering. CNN first reported, citing two sources, that Trump made the call to the witness after the June 28 testimony by another witness, the former White House staffer Cassidy Hutchinson.According to the report, the support staffer was in a position to corroborate parts of Hutchinson's testimony, and had been providing evidence to the committee. NBC News later said it had confirmed CNN's reporting. Neither outlet named the person.Read Full StoryWatergate star witness predicts criminal charges after latest Jan. 6 testimony: 'Trump is in trouble'Former White House Counsel John Dean testifying on Capitol Hill on June 10, 2019.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesJohn Dean, a key witness in the Watergate investigation, said that former President Donald Trump and others will likely face legal repercussions from evidence presented at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing. In an interview with CNN, Dean highlighted testimony by former members of extremist group the Oath Keepers, who were part of the mob that stormed the Capitol.Dean described them as "really classic authoritarian followers, following the leader."He argued that the testimony proves the extent to which the rioters believed they had been sent by Trump, which he said could be used by prosecutors were they to bring charges against the former president.Read Full StoryTrump 'liked the crazies' and wanted Alex Jones and Ali Alexander as Jan. 6 rally speakers despite red flags raised, former spokesperson saysKatrina Pierson, a former campaign spokesperson for Donald Trump and one of the organizers of the January 6 "Stop the Steal" rally, said Trump wanted Alex Jones and Ali Alexander to speak at the event despite the "red flags" they raised.On Tuesday, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, a member of the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot, played a video of Pierson's testimony to the panel in which Pierson commented on Trump's love for "crazies" like Jones and Alexander."Yes, I was talking about President Trump. He loved people who viciously defended him in public," Pierson said in her deposition.Read Full StoryPhoto shows Mark Meadows escorting Rudy Giuliani from the White House following 'UNHINGED' West Wing meeting about 2020 election resultsA photo that Cassidy Hutchinson took of Mark Meadows leading Rudy Giuliani away from the Oval Office.Courtesy of CSPANFormer Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows had to escort former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani from the Oval Office following a chaotic, late-night December 2020 West Wing meeting about the election results, according to new January 6 testimony.Cassidy Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide whose explosive testimony stunned Washington last month, shared with the House Select Committee investigating the Capitol riot a photo she took of Meadows leading  Giuliani away from the Oval Office following the turbulent gathering, which was the site of a face-off between Trump's legal allies and White House lawyers over efforts to promote the then-president's baseless claims of election fraud, according to testimony.The January 6 panel shared the photo alongside real-time text messages Hutchinson was sending from the meeting during its seventh live hearing on Tuesday. READ FULL STORYFormer Twitter employee feared people were going to die on January 6A former Twitter employee told the House committee investigating the attack on the US Capitol that activity on the platform raised concerns that there would be deadly violence in Washington on January 6.The former employee, whose voice was obscured in a recording played during Tuesday's hearing, testified about trying and failing to get the company to intervene as former President Donald Trump's extremist supporters used the platform to repeat his statements about the upcoming protests to the 2020 election results.On the night of January 5, the employee testified about slacking a colleague, a message to the effect of, "When people are shooting each other tomorrow, I will try and rest in the knowledge that we tried."The former employee was on a team responsible for platform and content moderation policies during 2020 and 2021.READ FULL STORYOath Keepers attorney used the 'Queer Eye' loft kitchen from Season 3 as her video background before the January 6 committeeOath Keepers attorney Kellye SoRelle.C-SPANTestifying remotely before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, the Oath Keepers' attorney and acting president used a green screen background from the Netflix show "Queer Eye."Erin Ryan, host of Crooked Media's "Hysteria" podcast, tweeted out a screenshot of the remote deposition from Oath Keepers acting president Kellye SoRelle alongside an image from the third season of the streaming series, which Ryan said she found from a reverse Google image search.READ FULL STORYRep. Liz Cheney ends hearing with bombshell: Donald Trump called a witness in the House January 6 investigationFormer President Donald Trump called a witness in the congressional inquiry into the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, Rep. Liz Cheney said Tuesday, prompting House investigators to notify the Justice Department. "After our last hearing, President Trump tried to call a witness in our investigation. A witness you have not yet seen in these hearings. That person declined to answer or respond to President Trump's call and, instead, alerted their lawyer to the call," said Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, in a bombshell revelation that concluded the House January 6 committee's seventh public hearing."Their lawyer alerted us, and this committee has supplied that information to the Department of Justice," she added. "Let me say one more time: We will take any effort to influence witness testimony very seriously."READ FULL STORYThe January 6 investigators obtained a video of Roger Stone reciting the Proud Boys' 'Fraternity Creed,' the first step for initiation to the extremist groupAn image of Roger Stone is shown on a screen as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.Doug Mills/Pool via APNew details emerged at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing on the close ties between Roger Stone and extremist groups, including that the longtime Donald Trump confidante was recorded reciting the Proud Boys' so-called "Fraternity Creed." Rep. Jamie Raskin, who co-chaired the public hearing, described reciting the creed as "the first level of initiation" into the far-right group, five members of which are scheduled to be tried on seditious conspiracy charges in December.  "Stone's ties to the Proud Boys go back many years," Raskin said. "He's even taken their so-called "Fraternity Creed," required for the first level of initiation to the group."Video then played showing Stone in a crowded outdoor setting, saying, "Hi, I'm Roger Stone. I'm a Western chauvinist, and I refuse to apologize for the creation of the modern world." READ FULL STORYTrump planned to call on his supporters to march to the Capitol on January 6, according to a draft tweetThe House committee investigating the Capitol riot on Tuesday revealed a draft tweet in which President Donald Trump called on his supporters to go to the US Capitol after his speech on January 6, 2021."I will be making a Big Speech at 10AM on January 6th at the Ellipse (South of the White House). Please arrive early, massive crowds expected. March to the Capitol after. Stop the Steal!!" Trump wrote in the draft tweet, which is undated.Trump never sent the tweet, but its existence, along with other messages exchanged between rally organizers, offer proof that the march to the Capitol was premeditated, the January 6 committee said.Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida presented the evidence during Tuesday's hearing, and said: "The evidence confirms that this was not a spontaneous call to action, but rather it was a deliberate strategy decided upon in advance by the president."READ FULL STORYTrump's ex-campaign manger Brad Parscale said in private texts that Trump is to blame for Capitol rioter's deathIn a series of texts revealed at the 7th hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, President Donald Trump's former campaign manger Brad Parscale suggested in a message to former Trump campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson that Trump's words led to the death of a capitol rioter.Messages show Pierson tried to push back, writing that "it wasn't the rhetoric.""Katrina," Parscale wrote back. "Yes it was."Read Full StoryPat Cipollone suggested Pence should get the Presidential Medal of Freedom for refusing to block the Electoral Collage count certificationA video of Pat Cipollone, former White House counsel, is shown as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.Doug Mills/Pool via AP"I think the vice president did the right thing, I think he did the courageous thing," Cipollone said in testimony revealed at the House January 6 committee's seventh public hearing on Tuesday. "I have a great deal of respect for Vice President Pence."Cipollone added that he didn't think Pence had any "legal authority" to do anything other than refuse to give into President Donald Trump's pressure campaign and interfere with the Electoral College certification on January 6, 2021.Read Full Story  11 House Republicans met with Trump to strategize overturning the election results on January 6, and 5 of them later asked for pardonsAccording to Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida, a member of the January 6 committee, several Republicans met at the White House on December 21, 2020, as part of an effort to "disseminate his false claims and to encourage members of the public to fight the outcome on January 6."Vice President Mike Pence, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, and Rudy Giuliani were all at the meeting, along with President Donald Trump.According to White House visitor logs, Rep. Brian Babin of Texas, Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona, Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, Rep. Paul Gosar of Florida, Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland, Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia, Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, and Rep-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia all attended the meeting.Read Full StoryFormer Twitter employee tells January 6 committee that Trump received special treatment from TwitterAn evidence tweet is shown on a screen during a full committee hearing on "the January 6th Investigation," on Capitol Hill on July 12, 2022, in Washington, DC. - The House committee probing the 2021 assault on the US Capitol is examining connections between associates of former US President Donald Trump and far right-wing extremist groups at its seventh hearing on Tuesday.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images"I believe that Twitter relished in the knowledge that they were also the favorite and most used service of the former president and enjoyed having that sort of power within the social media ecosystem," the former Twitter employee told investigators in testimony aired in Tuesday's hearing of the congressional committee investigating January 6.The employee, whose identity was kept secret, was introduced by Rep. Jamie Raskin as having worked on Twitter's content moderation team from 2020 to 2021.Read Full StoryCassidy Hutchinson texted a fellow White House aide 'the west wing is UNHINGED' as Oval Office meeting almost devolved into a brawlCassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection in the Cannon House Office Building on June 28, 2022 in Washington, DC.Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesAccording to messages released by the House January 6 committee, Hutchinson texted the message to another top aide, Anthony Ornato.It was sent amid the scene of a December 2020 Oval Office meeting as Trump attorney Sidney Powell and White House lawyers clashed over efforts to push Trump's debunked election fraud claims. Read Full Story Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone 'set a new land speed record' trying to break up a meeting between Trump, Michael Flynn, and Overstock's CEO, Sidney Powell saidDemocratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, one of the committee members leading Tuesday's January 6 hearing, said former President Donald Trump, election lawyer Sidney Powell, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, and Patrick Byrne, the CEO of Overstock.com, had met to discuss an ongoing effort to reverse the results of the 2020 election.Powell told investigators in previously recorded testimony, however, that the group had "probably no more than 10 or 15 minutes" with Trump before Pat Cipollone, then the White House Counsel, intercepted the meeting."I bet Pat Cipollone set a new land speed record," Powell quipped.Rep. Jamie Raskin says the 'oldest domestic enemy' of US democracy' is 'whipping up mob violence to destroy fair elections'Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., left, listens as Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., speaks as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite"The problem of politicians whipping up mob violence to destroy fair elections is the oldest domestic enemy of constitutional democracy in America," Raskin said in his opening statement during Tuesday's January 6 hearing.He mentioned a time during Abraham Lincoln's presidency, when an 1837 racist mob in Alton, Illinois, during which rioters broke into an abolitionist newspaper's office and murdered the paper's editor, Elijah Lovejoy."If racist mobs are encouraged by politicians to rampage and terrorize, Lincoln said, they will violate the rights of other citizens and quickly destroy the bonds of social trust necessary for democracy to work," Raskin said.Read Full StoryConvicted Capitol rioter testifying in front of the committee warned that a 'Civil War will ensue' if Trump got robbed in 2020Stephen Ayres, who pleaded guilty last month to disorderly conduct in connection to the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot, is set to testify in from to the House committee investigating the January 6 attack.His testimony is expected to underscore how Trump summoned supporters to Washington DC on the day Congress was scheduled to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.On December 26, 2020, Ayres posted to Twitter: "If the [deep state] robs president Trump!!! Civil War will ensue!" It was posted days after Trump called for a "big protest" in his own tweet.Read Full StoryEx-White House counsel Pat Cipollone was against Trump naming Sidney Powell special counselA video of former White House counsel Pat Cipollone is shown as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteIn previously unseen footage from his deposition to the House Select Committee last Friday, Cipollone spoke about Powell being Trump's pick to be special counsel for the Department of Justice to investigate repeatedly disproven wide spread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election."I was vehemently opposed," Cipollone said when asked about Powell being made special counsel. "I didn't think she should've been appointed to anything."Read Full StoryRep. Jamie Raskin says Trump 'electrified and galvanized' his extremist supporters with a tweet calling for a 'big protest'Jamie Raskin listens as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteRaskin, a Maryland Democrat, referenced a December 19, 2020, tweet from Trump during the House's January 6 committee hearing on Tuesday."Big protest in D.C. on January 6th," Trump's tweet said. "Be there, will be wild!" Raskin said that Trump's tweet spurred on "the dangerous extremists in the Oathkeepers, the Proud Boys and other racist and white nationalist groups spoiling for a fight against the government.""Here were thousands of enraged Trump followers, thoroughly convinced by the Big Lie who traveled from across the country to join Trump's wild rally to 'stop the steal,'" he added. "With the proper incitement by political leaders, and the proper instigation from the extremists, many members of this crowd could be led to storm the Capitol, confront the vice president in Congress and try to overturn the 2020 election results."Read Full Story  Ivanka Trump told the House January 6 committee that she believed her father lost re-election 'probably prior' to a formal Electoral Collage vote in December 2020Ivanka Trump.Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesIvanka Trump told the House January 6 committee that she believed her father lost the 2020 presidential election likely before a formal Electoral College vote on December 14, 2020."Was that an important day for you? Did that affect your planning or your realization as to whether or not there was going to be an end to this administration?" an attorney for the committee asked Ivanka Trump in video taped testimony."I think it was my sentiment, probably prior as well," Ivanka Trump said in response.Read Full StoryPat Cipollone's testimony 'met our expectations," Cheney saysFormer White House Counsel Pat Cipollone.Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesJanuary 6 committee vice chair and Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said former White House Counsel Pat Cipollone testified before the panel — and that his testimony "met our expectations."The House committee then aired several clips of Cipollone's sworn testimony at the start of their seventh hearing on Tuesday.Cipollone told the January 6 committee that he agreed Trump should concede the 2020 election and that he lost to Democratic nominee Joe Biden fair and square.  Read Full StoryCheney: Trump is 'not an impressionable child'GOP Rep. Liz CheneyAP Photo/ Andrew Harnik)GOP Rep. Liz Cheney pushed back on excuses for former President Donald Trump's actions during the Capitol riot, saying he was not simply misled about his election lies but knew they were false."President Trump is a 76-year-old man," Cheney said as the January 6 committee began its hearing on Tuesday. "He is not an impressionable child. Just like everyone else in our country, he is responsible for his own actions and his own choices."Cheney said evidence shows Trump was warned "over and over" that there was no sign of widespread election fraud."No rational or sane man in his position could disregard that information and reach the opposite conclusion," she said, "and Donald Trump cannot escape responsibility by being willfully blind."Read Full StoryJan. 6 committee's next hearing expected to link Trump even more closely to the Capitol attackLawmakers on the House January 6 committee will air the inquiry's findings during a public hearing Thursday.Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesFrom its very first hearing, the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol made a point of connecting former President Donald Trump to the violence of that day.A month later, the House panel is poised to delve even deeper. At its next public hearing, set for 1 p.m. ET Tuesday, the committee is expected to focus on how the violent pro-Trump mob coalesced on January 6 and the involvement of far-right groups, including the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers.Committee aides said Monday during a background call with reporters that the panel's seventh hearing would underscore how a single tweet from Trump mobilized his supporters, proving a "pivotal moment that spurred a chain of events, including pre-planning by Proud Boys.""Big protest in D.C. on January 6th," Trump tweeted on December 19, 2020. "Be there, will be wild!"READ FULL STORYCassidy Hutchinson's testimony jolted the DOJ into focusing on Trump in its Jan 6 investigation, report saysCassidy Hutchinson testifying before the Jan. 6 committee on June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoTestimony by Jan. 6 witness Cassidy Hutchinson sparked debate among top Justice Department officials about Donald Trump's potential criminal culpability for the Capitol riot, The New York Times reported. The June 28 testimony by the former White House aide prompted officials to discuss Trump's actions on January 6, 2021, and questions about potential legal ramifications for the former president, sources told The Times. Present at some of the discussions were Attorney General Merrick Garland, and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, the report said. Read Full StoryCassidy Hutchinson and Rep. Liz Cheney have forged an 'unlikely bond' amid January 6 testimony process, per reportCassidy Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide whose explosive January 6 testimony stunned Washington last month, has found a friend and ally in Rep. Liz Cheney, the Wyoming Republican who has been ostracized from the GOP for criticizing the former president and serving as vice-chair on the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot, according to The New York Times.The two Republican women — both on the outs with the party's overwhelming Trump faction — have developed an unlikely bond in recent weeks as the January 6 panel riot zeroes in on increasingly damning testimony against former President Donald Trump.The congresswomen admires Hutchinson's dedication to country over personal power, according to The Times. "I have been incredibly moved by young women that I have met and that have come forward to testify in the Jan. 6 committee," Cheney said in a recent speech at the Reagan Library.Read Full Story A bad day for Steve BannonSteve Bannon asked to delay his mid-July trial by at least three months.Kevin Dietsch/Getty ImagesMonday was not a good day in court for Steve Bannon.The former Trump aide lost on several key pre-trial motions ahead of his upcoming July 18 federal trial on contempt of Congress charges.U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, ruled from the bench that Bannon's defense attorneys couldn't use several of their planned arguments. Nichols also denied Bannon's bid to have the trial date delayed.Insider's Ryan Barber was at the courthouse in Washington, DC, and has more in his dispatch linked below. Read Full Story'That mob on the Mall'An Oath Keeper from Idaho in Bozeman, Montana.William Campbell/Corbis via Getty ImagesWe've got a handy preview for you on Tuesday's next big House January 6 hearing, which will focus on the right-wing extremist groups that in the words of Rep. Adam Schiff helped lead "that mob on the Mall." Laura Italiano breaks down the five potential bombshells she'll be looking out for when the panel convenes at 1 pm. Check out what those are here:Read Full Story The most shocking revelations from the January 6 committee's first hearings on the Capitol attackCassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoThe next January 6 committee hearing is scheduled for July 12, at 10 a.m. ET.Catch up on the biggest revelations from the public hearings thus far.Read Full StoryTeasing new witnesses, Rep. Adam Kinzinger says of Trump and his allies: 'They're all scared. They should be.'Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL).Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesIn a series of Sunday tweets, Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Donald Trump and his allies, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, are "scared" following last week's testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson before the Jan. 6 select committee. "This BIPARTISAN committee has been able to find out things that up until recently were denied by the Jan 6th truthers, so they are left with trying to discredit a young woman with more courage than they could muster in a lifetime. Except… that isn't working," Kinzinger tweeted."Cassidy doesn't seek the limelight, but she is compelled with honor. She didn't even have to swear an oath to the constitution like Kevin, Elise, Kristi Noem and others did. But she volunteered to come under oath to tell what she knows. She is a better person than them all. "Read Full StoryLiz Cheney says the January 6 panel won't 'stand by' and let 'men who are claiming executive privilege' attack Cassidy Hutchinson's characterCassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2022.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesRep. Liz Cheney in an interview that aired on Sunday reaffirmed her confidence in former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony and said that the House panel investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol wouldn't sit by idly and let her endure anonymous attacks.While sitting down with ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., the Wyoming Republican expressed confidence in Hutchinson and the credibility of future hearings."What Cassidy Hutchinson did was an unbelievable example of bravery and of courage and patriotism in the face of real pressure," she said."The Committee is not going to stand by and watch her character be assassinated by anonymous sources and by men who are claiming executive privilege. And so we look forward very much to additional testimony under oath on a whole range of issues," she added.Read Full StoryKinzinger says new witnesses have been coming forward to the Jan. 6 committee since Cassidy Hutchinson's 'inspiring' testimonyRep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois.Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesRep. Adam Kinzinger says that more witnesses have come forward since Cassidy Hutchinson's blockbuster testimony during the Jan 6. hearings last week.  "She's been inspiring for a lot of people," Kinzinger said Sunday on CNN's  "State of the Union." "Every day, we get new people that come forward and say, 'hey, I didn't think maybe this piece of the story that I knew was important, but now that you guys are talking' — I do see this plays in here."Hutchinson, an ex-aide to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, revealed in front of the Jan. 6 committee shocking details of former president Donald Trump's behavior on the day of the Capitol attack, including that he attempted to grab the steering wheel of his SUV and lunged at one of his Secret Service agents, as Insider's Grace Panetta previously reported. "I mean, look, she is going to go down in history," Kinzinger said, referring to the 25-year-old. "People can forget the names of every one of us on the committee. They will not forget her name. And, by the way, she doesn't want that. She doesn't want to be out in the public spotlight."Read Full StoryLiz Cheney says the Jan. 6 committee could potentially make multiple criminal referrals, including one against TrumpU.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) Vice Chairwoman of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, delivers remarks during a hearing on the January 6th investigation on June 9, 2022.Win McNamee/Getty ImagesRep. Liz Cheney in an interview broadcast on Sunday said that the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol could potentially make multiple criminal referrals, including one against former President Donald Trump.During an interview on ABC's "This Week," Cheney — who serves as the vice-chair of the panel — was asked by correspondent Jonathan Karl if the work conducted by its members has shown that Trump's conduct warrants prosecution."Ultimately, the Justice Department will decide that," the Wyoming Republican said. "I think we may well as a committee have a view on that."She continued: "If you just think about it from the perspective of what kind of man knows that a mob is armed and sends the mob to attack the Capitol and further incites that mob when his own vice president is under threat — when the Congress is under threat? It's just very chilling. And I think certainly we will continue to present to the American people what we've found."Read Full StoryDOJ wants a DC judge to reject Steve Bannon's request to delay his contempt-of-Congress trial over January 6 hearings' publicity, saying that he has 'barely been mentioned'Steve Bannon argued in April that his criminal prosecution should be dismissed.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty ImagesThe Department of Justice asked a DC judge on Friday to reject Trump ally Steve Bannon's request to delay his contempt-of-Congress trial, arguing that the January 6 hearings have not revolved around him to the point of distraction.On Wednesday, Bannon's lawyers asked a DC judge to delay his July 18 trial, citing a "media blitz" from the public January 6 committee hearings and saying the request was "due to the unprecedented level of prejudicial pretrial publicity."DOJ lawyers said that Bannon is not as popular as he thinks he is."The Defendant's motion gives the false impression — through general statistics about the volume of viewership of the Committee's hearings and overall media coverage of the Committee's hearings — that all of the Committee's hearings and the attendant media coverage is about him," DOJ lawyers wrote in a filing on Friday. "The truth is just the opposite — the Defendant has barely been mentioned in the Committee's hearings or the resulting media coverage of them."Read More2 Secret Service sources told CNN that Trump angrily demanded to be taken to the Capitol on January 6, partly confirming Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimonyFormer President Donald Trump.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesTwo Secret Service sources told CNN on Friday that they heard about former President Donald Trump lunging at the driver of his presidential SUV on January 6, 2021.The pair of sources, who spoke under the condition of anonymity, backed up much of former Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimony on the altercation in the motorcade vehicle known as "the Beast" after Trump found out he wouldn't be driven to join his supporters at the Capitol."He had sort of lunged forward – it was unclear from the conversations I had that he actually made physical contact, but he might have. I don't know," one of the Secret Service sources told CNN. "Nobody said Trump assaulted him; they said he tried to lunge over the seat – for what reason, nobody had any idea."Read Full StoryMichael Cohen says Trump uses a 'mob boss' playbookMichael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, compared the former president to a "mob boss" amid allegations that Trump allies sought to intimidate Jan. 6 witnesses."Donald Trump never changes his playbook," Cohen told The Washington Post. "He behaves like a mob boss, and these messages are fashioned in that style. Giving an order without giving the order. No fingerprints attached."Read Full StoryTrump allies paid legal fees for multiple Jan. 6 witnesses, including Cassidy Hutchinson, sparking witness-influencing concerns, report saysCassidy Hutchinson, a former top aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies before the January 6 committee in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2022.Brandon Bell/Getty ImagesFormer President Donald Trump's allies and supporters paid the legal fees for multiple people who had provided testimony to the January 6 committee, including the former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, The New York Times reported.Hutchinson eventually fired the lawyer who was paid for a pro-Trump group, and went on to provide damning testimony about Trump, the report said. Two sources familiar with the committee told The Times that they believe Hutchinson's decision to part ways with the lawyer — who had been recommended by Trump allies and paid for by a pro-Trump PAC — likely played a role in her decision to provide new evidence. There are no laws against a third party paying for a witness' legal representation in a congressional inquiry, but the situation may raise some ethical concerns, according to the report.Read Full StoryFormer Secret Service agent said he, too, would have defied Trump's request to be taken to the Capitol on January 6Former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence.PhoPhoto by Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty ImagesFormer Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow said in an op-ed that he also would not have taken then-President Donald Trump to the Capitol on January 6, 2021.In an op-ed published by Newsweek, Wackrow said he was shocked by Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony to the January committee regarding Trump's actions on the day of the Capitol riot. Hutchinson, a former aide in the Trump White House, claimed that Trump had gotten into a physical altercation with the head of his security detail while demanding to be brought to the Capitol."If I had been working on Trump's security detail on January 6, I would have made the same decision as Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Robert Engel to not go to the Capitol based on the known escalating threats," Wackrow wrote.He added, however, that he believed Trump still respects the Secret Service because he probably has seen "first-hand what they're willing to do to protect him and his family." Read Full StoryGOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Cassidy Hutchinson is a 'hero' and has 'more courage than most' Republicans after January 6 testimonyCassidy Hutchinson testifies during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection.Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesGOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Thursday applauded Cassidy Hutchinson for her testimony to the January 6 committee, saying the former top aide to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has "more courage" than most of his Republican colleagues. "Cassidy Hutchinson is a hero and a real patriot (not a faux 'patriot' that hates America so much they would attempt a coup.)," Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, said in a tweet."Of course they will try to bully and intimidate her. But she isn't intimidated. More courage than most in GOP," Kinzinger added of Hutchinson.Read Full StoryGOP Sen. Pat Toomey says Trump's chances of winning the party's 2024 presidential nomination are 'much more tenuous' following the January 6 committee's hearingsRepublican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania at the White House with Trump in February 2018.AP Photo/Evan VucciRepublican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania suggested Thursday that public hearings from the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, had damaged former President Donald Trump politically, even among Republicans.At the end of a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg that focused on the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Reserve's approach to tackling inflation, the retiring lawmaker was asked whether he believed the hearings would preclude Trump from seeking a second term as president in 2024."I don't know that it means that. I mean he gets to decide whether he's going to run," said Toomey, who was one of seven Republican senators who voted to convict Trump on a charge of incitement of an insurrection after the Capitol riot."Look, I think he disqualified himself from serving in public office by virtue of his post-election behavior, especially leading right up to January 6," Toomey said. "I think the revelations from this committee make his path to even the Republican nomination much more tenuous."Read Full StoryCheney 'absolutely confident' that former White House aide's explosive testimony is credibleRepublican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, vice-chair of the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, speaks during a business meeting on Capitol Hill on December 13, 2021 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesRepublican Rep. Liz Cheney, who serves as vice-chair of the House's January 6 committee, said she is "absolutely confident" that a former White House aide's damning testimony is accurate."I am absolutely confident in her credibility. I'm confident in her testimony," Cheney told ABC News's Jonathan Karl about the allegations made by top Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson this week.Cheney said that Hutchinson showed "an unbelievable example of bravery and of courage" by testifying.Read MoreBannon wants his contempt trial to be delayed because of Jan. 6 hearingsSteve Bannon outside of the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse on June 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.Kevin Dietsch/Getty ImagesTrump ally Steve Bannon has asked for his contempt-of-Congress trial to be delayed because the hearings on the Capitol riot are getting so much publicity.A federal grand jury indicted Bannon in November 2021 on two counts of contempt of Congress after he refused to comply with a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Capitol riot.In a Wednesday court filing, Bannon's lawyers argued that the coverage of the committee's hearings would make his trial unfair.Read More January 6 panel subpoenas former White House counsel Pat CipolloneFormer White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said he would testify about Jeffrey Clark, a DOJ official who outlined ways for Trump to challenge the 2020 election.Alex Wong/Getty ImagesThe House's panel investigating the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone.The demand for Cipollone to appear before the committee comes after explosive testimony from a former top White House aide in the Trump administration, who described Trump and his inner circle's actions before and during the insurrection.Read Full StoryFormer Secret Service agent says Trump's 'girth' would have made it impossible to attack driverOutgoing US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021.MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty ImagesA former White House aide testified that former President Donald Trump grabbed the steering wheel of his SUV and lunged at a Secret Service agent on January 6, 2021, after they refused to take him to the Capitol building.But former Secret Service agents told Insider they have doubts about the story."Trump's not a little guy, right? And the space to actually be able to lunge towards the wheel is not that big," one former agent said, speaking on background to Insider.  "I don't mean to sound disparaging to the former president, but just his girth would prevent him from actually getting to the steering wheel."Keep ReadingHouse Republican who led rioter on tour before insurrection could oversee Capitol policeRep. Barry LoudermilkBill Clark/CQ-Roll Call via Getty ImagesRepublican Rep. Barry Loudermilk — who led a Capitol rioter on a tour of the building the day before the insurrection — could end up overseeing Capitol police.If Republicans regain control of the House, Loudermilk would be next in line to lead the committee that has oversight over the police force attacked by Trump supporters on January 6, 2021.Loudermilk has faced backlash from Democrats after video showed him taking a group on a tour of the Capitol building, showing them hallways, security areas, and stairwells. The next day, members of the tour flaunted a sharpened flagpole bearing the American flag as they marched near the Capitol.It remains unclear whether the group entered the Capitol building itself during the riot.Read Full Story Former Jan. 6 committee investigator announces run for SenateSenior investigative counsel John Wood questions witnesses during the third public hearing of the January 6 committee on June 16, 2022.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesJanuary 6 committee investigator John Wood is launching an independent Senate campaign in Missouri in an effort to stop GOP nominee Eric Greitens.Wood told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he believes Greitens — the former Missouri governor — is likely to win the Republican nomination, and that voters deserved an alternative.Wood, a Republican, said he will run as an independent.Read MoreTrump ally says Hutchinson's testimony was a 'campaign commercial' for Ron DeSantis in 2024Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisPhelan M. Ebenhack/AP PhotoExplosive testimony by a former Trump White House aide could be a boost to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to replace Trump on the presidential ticket in 2024, CNN reported.One Trump adviser said the hearings — which painted as Trump as violent and volatile — were "basically a campaign commercial" for DeSantis. Another told CNN that "no one is taking this lightly."DeSantis has flirted with larger political ambitions and is a rising Republican star who would be poised to fill the leadership vacuum if Trump is forced aside.Read Full StorySecret Service agents willing to dispute Hutchinson's claims about Trump's outburst, reports sayFormer President Donald TrumpSAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesSecret Service agents are willing to testify before the January 6 House panel to refute former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's claim that Trump tried to grab the steering wheel when he demanded to be taken to the Capitol on the day of the insurrection, according to multiple reports.The driver of the car and the head of Trump's security are ready to testify under oath that the former President never lunged for the wheel or physically assaulted the driver, according to CBS News.Read More Hutchinson's testimony could lead to legal trouble for Trump: reportCassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoFormer aides to Donald Trump worry the explosive testimony by a former White House aide could put Trump in legal jeopardy, according to the New York Times."This hearing definitely gave investigators a lot to chew on," former Attorney General Bill Barr told the Times after testimony from top White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson detailed Trump's behavior on the day of the Capitol riot.Hutchinson's testimony painted Trump as a volatile man who knew his supporters were armed on January 6, 2021. Trump also demanded to be taken to the Capitol building, but his security staff refused, Hutchinson said.Mick Mulvaney, who was once Trump's White House Chief of Staff, said evidence of possible witness tampering could open his orbit up to charges.Keep Reading  Former Trump press secretary shares text that appears to show Melania Trump to condemn Capitol riot violenceMelania Trump speaks at the White House on October 09, 2019Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesFormer Trump Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham shared a text exchange on Tuesday that purportedly showed former First Lady Melania Trump refusing to condemn the violence during the Capitol riot. The apparent screengrab of a text exchange was between Grisham and a person named "MT." "Do you want to tweet that peaceful protests are the right of every American, but there is no place for lawlessness & violence?" read the message. "No," the person replied.Representatives for Melania Trump at Trump's post-presidential press office did not respond to a request for comment from Insider.Read Full StoryJohn Eastman drops lawsuit blocking his phone records from January 6 committeeJohn Eastman testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013.Charles Dharapak/APIn a late Tuesday filing, John Eastman dropped a lawsuit he'd filed to prevent the Jan. 6 committee from accessing his phone records."Plaintiff brought this lawsuit primarily to protect the content of his communications, many of which are privileged," the latest filing read. "The Congressional Defendants represented in their motion to dismiss that they were not seeking the content of any of Plaintiff's communications via the subpoena they had issued to Defendant Verizon."The former Trump lawyer's phone was seized by federal agents on June 22, according to a separate suit he filed on Monday, seeking the return of his property. Of interest to investigators are call logs from Eastman's personal device, and the search warrant indicates investigators will not review any additional content from his phone without a court order. Read Full StoryTrumpworld shocked by former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive January 6 testimony, calling it the 'most damning day' and 'insane'Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoIt took six hearings for the January 6 select committee to finally break through to embattled former President Donald Trump's inner circle.Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testified during a surprise hearing Tuesday that Trump was determined to go to the US Capitol with his armed supporters on January 6, 2021, as Congress was certifying the election results. Hutchinson's additional revelations about that day came crashing down on Trumpworld during the two-hour hearing. Among them were that Meadows told Hutchinson "things might get real, real bad" on January 6, that Trump knew his supporters were armed when they flooded the Ellipse to attend his "Stop the Steal" rally, and that Trump said "Mike deserves it" when rioters chanted "hang Mike Pence." "Definitely most damning day of testimony," one former White House aide told Insider. READ MOREFox News host says it's not 'wholly out of character' that Trump 'might throw his lunch' after January 6 testimony on ketchup dripping down the wallFormer President Donald Trump and Fox News Chief Political Anchor Bret Baier.Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty ImagesMoments after a colleague referred to Tuesday's January 6 committee testimony as "stunning," Fox News host Martha MacCallum downplayed new revelations about former President Donald Trump's violent outbursts surrounding his efforts to overturn the 2020 election.Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified that Trump threw a plate in the White House dining room after he found out former Attorney General Bill Barr publicly said there was no evidence of widespread voter fraud, leaving "ketchup dripping down the wall.""I mean, I'm not sure that it really shocks anybody that the president just — knowing what we've seen, observing him over the years — if he got angry then he might throw his lunch," MacCallum said. "I'm not sure. It's obviously a very dramatic detail, and the way that she describes it, um, is. But I'm not sure if this is wholly out of character with the Donald Trump and the President Trump that people came to know over the years."READ MOREHere are all the people who sought preemptive pardons from Donald Trump after the Capitol riot, per January 6 committee witnessesRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., joined from left by Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks at a news conference about the treatment of people being held in the District of Columbia jail who are ch.....»»

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Jan. 6 live: Latest hearing will focus on Trump"s actions during the deadly Capitol riot

The House select committee is investigating the Capitol riot and the role Donald Trump and his allies played in trying to overturn the 2020 election. Lawmakers listen as an image of a Trump campaign donation banner is shown behind them during a House January 6 committee hearing.Susan Walsh/AP Thursday's hearing in the Jan. 6 probe will focus on Trump's actions as his supporters stormed the Capitol. Two administration officials — national security adviser Matthew Pottinger and deputy press secretary Sarah Matthews — are expected to testify. The panel has also called for the Secret Service to turn over text messages sent around the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. Latest hearing will focus on Trump's reaction to the Capitol riot — and his alleged inaction to stop it.Former President Donald Trump gives the keynote address at the Faith and Freedom Coalition during their annual conference on June 17, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee.Seth Herald/Getty ImagesThe House panel investigating the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021 will hold its eighth hearing on Thursday night.The hearing — scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET — will focus on Trump's actions during the deadly insurrection at the Capitol building.Committee members have argued that Trump knew of the violence and refused to take actions to prevent or stop it, despite the pleas from advisors in his inner circle.Former national security adviser Matthew Pottinger and Sarah Matthews, former deputy press secretary in the Trump administration, are expected to testify.Trump spent most of the January 6 attack watching TV in the White House dining room: new videoFormer President Donald Trump speaks during a "Save America" rally in Anchorage, Alaska, on July 9, 2022.Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesTrump spent the bulk of his time during the Capitol attack watching reports of the insurrection on TV, according to video testimony given to the January 6 House panel.Ahead of Thursday night's hearing on how Trump reacted to the storming of the Capitol, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., a member of the House Select Committee, shared a video compilation of the depositions on Twitter.—Adam Kinzinger (@RepKinzinger) July 21, 2022Read Full StorySecret Service may have violated federal law by deleting messages around January 6The leaders of the January 6 hearings say the Secret Service may have violated federal law by undergoing a process that led to text messages from the time of the Captiol riot to be deleted."The procedure for preserving content prior to this purge appears to have been contrary to federal records retention requirements and may represent a possible violation of the Federal Records Act," a letter from Reps. Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney said.So far, the committee had received one text message from the agency.Jan. 6 hearings are 'undoubtedly starting to take a toll' on Trump's popularity, former ambassador saysFormer White House counsel Pat Cipollone is seen on a video display during the seventh hearing held by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol on July 12, 2022.Sarah Silbiger-Pool/Getty ImagesA former ambassador who served during the Trump administration says the former president's popularity is taking a hit as more revelations about Trump's actions before and during the Capitol riot come out.Attorney Randy Evans, who was ambassador to Luxembourg, said the hearings' "steadiness, the repetitiveness, has had a corrosive effect."Evans added it's "all undoubtedly starting to take a toll — how much, I don't know. But the bigger question is whether it starts to eat through the Teflon. There are some signs that maybe it has. But it's too early to say right now."Read MoreSecret Service has only submitted 1 text to the Jan. 6 committee: panel memberThe House panel investigating the Capitol riot has received just one text message from the Secret Service in response to a subpoena, Rep. Zoe Lofgren said."In their letter they gave no indication that they have secured the phones in question and done some forensic work with them. That's something we want to know," Lofgren told MSNBC on Tuesday."Obviously, this doesn't look good ... Coincidences can happen but we really need to get to the bottom of this and get a lot more information than we have currently."Read Full StoryJan. 6 panel subpoenas Secret Service for text messages as DHS watchdog accuses agents of deleting them after being askedA US Secret Service agent takes position outside the White House in November 2020.J. Scott Applewhite/AP PhotoThe House committee investigating the Capitol riot has issued a subpoena to the US Secret Service after the Department of Homeland Security inspector general accused the agency of deleting text messages after being asked.Rep. Bennie Thompson, the committee's chairperson, said in a Friday letter to Secret Service director James Murray that the panel was seeking text messages from January 5 and 6, 2021.Thompson mentioned three previous requests for information, sent in January, March, and August of last year, pertaining to all communications between DHS officials and then-President Donald Trump about the Capitol riot.Read Full StoryThe Jan. 6 witness Trump tried to call is a White House support staffer, reports sayThe Jan. 6 committee witness whom former President Donald Trump is alleged to have tried to contact is a White House support staffer, reports say. At Tuesday's hearing, committee member Rep. Liz Cheney claimed that Trump sought to contact a witness who had not appeared publically, in what she characterized as a form of witness tampering. CNN first reported, citing two sources, that Trump made the call to the witness after the June 28 testimony by another witness, the former White House staffer Cassidy Hutchinson.According to the report, the support staffer was in a position to corroborate parts of Hutchinson's testimony, and had been providing evidence to the committee. NBC News later said it had confirmed CNN's reporting. Neither outlet named the person.Read Full StoryWatergate star witness predicts criminal charges after latest Jan. 6 testimony: 'Trump is in trouble'Former White House Counsel John Dean testifying on Capitol Hill on June 10, 2019.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesJohn Dean, a key witness in the Watergate investigation, said that former President Donald Trump and others will likely face legal repercussions from evidence presented at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing. In an interview with CNN, Dean highlighted testimony by former members of extremist group the Oath Keepers, who were part of the mob that stormed the Capitol.Dean described them as "really classic authoritarian followers, following the leader."He argued that the testimony proves the extent to which the rioters believed they had been sent by Trump, which he said could be used by prosecutors were they to bring charges against the former president.Read Full StoryTrump 'liked the crazies' and wanted Alex Jones and Ali Alexander as Jan. 6 rally speakers despite red flags raised, former spokesperson saysKatrina Pierson, a former campaign spokesperson for Donald Trump and one of the organizers of the January 6 "Stop the Steal" rally, said Trump wanted Alex Jones and Ali Alexander to speak at the event despite the "red flags" they raised.On Tuesday, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, a member of the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot, played a video of Pierson's testimony to the panel in which Pierson commented on Trump's love for "crazies" like Jones and Alexander."Yes, I was talking about President Trump. He loved people who viciously defended him in public," Pierson said in her deposition.Read Full StoryPhoto shows Mark Meadows escorting Rudy Giuliani from the White House following 'UNHINGED' West Wing meeting about 2020 election resultsA photo that Cassidy Hutchinson took of Mark Meadows leading Rudy Giuliani away from the Oval Office.Courtesy of CSPANFormer Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows had to escort former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani from the Oval Office following a chaotic, late-night December 2020 West Wing meeting about the election results, according to new January 6 testimony.Cassidy Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide whose explosive testimony stunned Washington last month, shared with the House Select Committee investigating the Capitol riot a photo she took of Meadows leading  Giuliani away from the Oval Office following the turbulent gathering, which was the site of a face-off between Trump's legal allies and White House lawyers over efforts to promote the then-president's baseless claims of election fraud, according to testimony.The January 6 panel shared the photo alongside real-time text messages Hutchinson was sending from the meeting during its seventh live hearing on Tuesday. READ FULL STORYFormer Twitter employee feared people were going to die on January 6A former Twitter employee told the House committee investigating the attack on the US Capitol that activity on the platform raised concerns that there would be deadly violence in Washington on January 6.The former employee, whose voice was obscured in a recording played during Tuesday's hearing, testified about trying and failing to get the company to intervene as former President Donald Trump's extremist supporters used the platform to repeat his statements about the upcoming protests to the 2020 election results.On the night of January 5, the employee testified about slacking a colleague, a message to the effect of, "When people are shooting each other tomorrow, I will try and rest in the knowledge that we tried."The former employee was on a team responsible for platform and content moderation policies during 2020 and 2021.READ FULL STORYOath Keepers attorney used the 'Queer Eye' loft kitchen from Season 3 as her video background before the January 6 committeeOath Keepers attorney Kellye SoRelle.C-SPANTestifying remotely before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, the Oath Keepers' attorney and acting president used a green screen background from the Netflix show "Queer Eye."Erin Ryan, host of Crooked Media's "Hysteria" podcast, tweeted out a screenshot of the remote deposition from Oath Keepers acting president Kellye SoRelle alongside an image from the third season of the streaming series, which Ryan said she found from a reverse Google image search.READ FULL STORYRep. Liz Cheney ends hearing with bombshell: Donald Trump called a witness in the House January 6 investigationFormer President Donald Trump called a witness in the congressional inquiry into the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, Rep. Liz Cheney said Tuesday, prompting House investigators to notify the Justice Department. "After our last hearing, President Trump tried to call a witness in our investigation. A witness you have not yet seen in these hearings. That person declined to answer or respond to President Trump's call and, instead, alerted their lawyer to the call," said Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, in a bombshell revelation that concluded the House January 6 committee's seventh public hearing."Their lawyer alerted us, and this committee has supplied that information to the Department of Justice," she added. "Let me say one more time: We will take any effort to influence witness testimony very seriously."READ FULL STORYThe January 6 investigators obtained a video of Roger Stone reciting the Proud Boys' 'Fraternity Creed,' the first step for initiation to the extremist groupAn image of Roger Stone is shown on a screen as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.Doug Mills/Pool via APNew details emerged at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing on the close ties between Roger Stone and extremist groups, including that the longtime Donald Trump confidante was recorded reciting the Proud Boys' so-called "Fraternity Creed." Rep. Jamie Raskin, who co-chaired the public hearing, described reciting the creed as "the first level of initiation" into the far-right group, five members of which are scheduled to be tried on seditious conspiracy charges in December.  "Stone's ties to the Proud Boys go back many years," Raskin said. "He's even taken their so-called "Fraternity Creed," required for the first level of initiation to the group."Video then played showing Stone in a crowded outdoor setting, saying, "Hi, I'm Roger Stone. I'm a Western chauvinist, and I refuse to apologize for the creation of the modern world." READ FULL STORYTrump planned to call on his supporters to march to the Capitol on January 6, according to a draft tweetThe House committee investigating the Capitol riot on Tuesday revealed a draft tweet in which President Donald Trump called on his supporters to go to the US Capitol after his speech on January 6, 2021."I will be making a Big Speech at 10AM on January 6th at the Ellipse (South of the White House). Please arrive early, massive crowds expected. March to the Capitol after. Stop the Steal!!" Trump wrote in the draft tweet, which is undated.Trump never sent the tweet, but its existence, along with other messages exchanged between rally organizers, offer proof that the march to the Capitol was premeditated, the January 6 committee said.Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida presented the evidence during Tuesday's hearing, and said: "The evidence confirms that this was not a spontaneous call to action, but rather it was a deliberate strategy decided upon in advance by the president."READ FULL STORYTrump's ex-campaign manger Brad Parscale said in private texts that Trump is to blame for Capitol rioter's deathIn a series of texts revealed at the 7th hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, President Donald Trump's former campaign manger Brad Parscale suggested in a message to former Trump campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson that Trump's words led to the death of a capitol rioter.Messages show Pierson tried to push back, writing that "it wasn't the rhetoric.""Katrina," Parscale wrote back. "Yes it was."Read Full StoryPat Cipollone suggested Pence should get the Presidential Medal of Freedom for refusing to block the Electoral Collage count certificationA video of Pat Cipollone, former White House counsel, is shown as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.Doug Mills/Pool via AP"I think the vice president did the right thing, I think he did the courageous thing," Cipollone said in testimony revealed at the House January 6 committee's seventh public hearing on Tuesday. "I have a great deal of respect for Vice President Pence."Cipollone added that he didn't think Pence had any "legal authority" to do anything other than refuse to give into President Donald Trump's pressure campaign and interfere with the Electoral College certification on January 6, 2021.Read Full Story  11 House Republicans met with Trump to strategize overturning the election results on January 6, and 5 of them later asked for pardonsAccording to Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida, a member of the January 6 committee, several Republicans met at the White House on December 21, 2020, as part of an effort to "disseminate his false claims and to encourage members of the public to fight the outcome on January 6."Vice President Mike Pence, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, and Rudy Giuliani were all at the meeting, along with President Donald Trump.According to White House visitor logs, Rep. Brian Babin of Texas, Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona, Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, Rep. Paul Gosar of Florida, Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland, Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia, Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, and Rep-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia all attended the meeting.Read Full StoryFormer Twitter employee tells January 6 committee that Trump received special treatment from TwitterAn evidence tweet is shown on a screen during a full committee hearing on "the January 6th Investigation," on Capitol Hill on July 12, 2022, in Washington, DC. - The House committee probing the 2021 assault on the US Capitol is examining connections between associates of former US President Donald Trump and far right-wing extremist groups at its seventh hearing on Tuesday.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images"I believe that Twitter relished in the knowledge that they were also the favorite and most used service of the former president and enjoyed having that sort of power within the social media ecosystem," the former Twitter employee told investigators in testimony aired in Tuesday's hearing of the congressional committee investigating January 6.The employee, whose identity was kept secret, was introduced by Rep. Jamie Raskin as having worked on Twitter's content moderation team from 2020 to 2021.Read Full StoryCassidy Hutchinson texted a fellow White House aide 'the west wing is UNHINGED' as Oval Office meeting almost devolved into a brawlCassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection in the Cannon House Office Building on June 28, 2022 in Washington, DC.Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesAccording to messages released by the House January 6 committee, Hutchinson texted the message to another top aide, Anthony Ornato.It was sent amid the scene of a December 2020 Oval Office meeting as Trump attorney Sidney Powell and White House lawyers clashed over efforts to push Trump's debunked election fraud claims. Read Full Story Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone 'set a new land speed record' trying to break up a meeting between Trump, Michael Flynn, and Overstock's CEO, Sidney Powell saidDemocratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, one of the committee members leading Tuesday's January 6 hearing, said former President Donald Trump, election lawyer Sidney Powell, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, and Patrick Byrne, the CEO of Overstock.com, had met to discuss an ongoing effort to reverse the results of the 2020 election.Powell told investigators in previously recorded testimony, however, that the group had "probably no more than 10 or 15 minutes" with Trump before Pat Cipollone, then the White House Counsel, intercepted the meeting."I bet Pat Cipollone set a new land speed record," Powell quipped.Rep. Jamie Raskin says the 'oldest domestic enemy' of US democracy' is 'whipping up mob violence to destroy fair elections'Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., left, listens as Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., speaks as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite"The problem of politicians whipping up mob violence to destroy fair elections is the oldest domestic enemy of constitutional democracy in America," Raskin said in his opening statement during Tuesday's January 6 hearing.He mentioned a time during Abraham Lincoln's presidency, when an 1837 racist mob in Alton, Illinois, during which rioters broke into an abolitionist newspaper's office and murdered the paper's editor, Elijah Lovejoy."If racist mobs are encouraged by politicians to rampage and terrorize, Lincoln said, they will violate the rights of other citizens and quickly destroy the bonds of social trust necessary for democracy to work," Raskin said.Read Full StoryConvicted Capitol rioter testifying in front of the committee warned that a 'Civil War will ensue' if Trump got robbed in 2020Stephen Ayres, who pleaded guilty last month to disorderly conduct in connection to the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot, is set to testify in from to the House committee investigating the January 6 attack.His testimony is expected to underscore how Trump summoned supporters to Washington DC on the day Congress was scheduled to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.On December 26, 2020, Ayres posted to Twitter: "If the [deep state] robs president Trump!!! Civil War will ensue!" It was posted days after Trump called for a "big protest" in his own tweet.Read Full StoryEx-White House counsel Pat Cipollone was against Trump naming Sidney Powell special counselA video of former White House counsel Pat Cipollone is shown as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteIn previously unseen footage from his deposition to the House Select Committee last Friday, Cipollone spoke about Powell being Trump's pick to be special counsel for the Department of Justice to investigate repeatedly disproven wide spread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election."I was vehemently opposed," Cipollone said when asked about Powell being made special counsel. "I didn't think she should've been appointed to anything."Read Full StoryRep. Jamie Raskin says Trump 'electrified and galvanized' his extremist supporters with a tweet calling for a 'big protest'Jamie Raskin listens as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteRaskin, a Maryland Democrat, referenced a December 19, 2020, tweet from Trump during the House's January 6 committee hearing on Tuesday."Big protest in D.C. on January 6th," Trump's tweet said. "Be there, will be wild!" Raskin said that Trump's tweet spurred on "the dangerous extremists in the Oathkeepers, the Proud Boys and other racist and white nationalist groups spoiling for a fight against the government.""Here were thousands of enraged Trump followers, thoroughly convinced by the Big Lie who traveled from across the country to join Trump's wild rally to 'stop the steal,'" he added. "With the proper incitement by political leaders, and the proper instigation from the extremists, many members of this crowd could be led to storm the Capitol, confront the vice president in Congress and try to overturn the 2020 election results."Read Full Story  Ivanka Trump told the House January 6 committee that she believed her father lost re-election 'probably prior' to a formal Electoral Collage vote in December 2020Ivanka Trump.Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesIvanka Trump told the House January 6 committee that she believed her father lost the 2020 presidential election likely before a formal Electoral College vote on December 14, 2020."Was that an important day for you? Did that affect your planning or your realization as to whether or not there was going to be an end to this administration?" an attorney for the committee asked Ivanka Trump in video taped testimony."I think it was my sentiment, probably prior as well," Ivanka Trump said in response.Read Full StoryPat Cipollone's testimony 'met our expectations," Cheney saysFormer White House Counsel Pat Cipollone.Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesJanuary 6 committee vice chair and Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said former White House Counsel Pat Cipollone testified before the panel — and that his testimony "met our expectations."The House committee then aired several clips of Cipollone's sworn testimony at the start of their seventh hearing on Tuesday.Cipollone told the January 6 committee that he agreed Trump should concede the 2020 election and that he lost to Democratic nominee Joe Biden fair and square.  Read Full StoryCheney: Trump is 'not an impressionable child'GOP Rep. Liz CheneyAP Photo/ Andrew Harnik)GOP Rep. Liz Cheney pushed back on excuses for former President Donald Trump's actions during the Capitol riot, saying he was not simply misled about his election lies but knew they were false."President Trump is a 76-year-old man," Cheney said as the January 6 committee began its hearing on Tuesday. "He is not an impressionable child. Just like everyone else in our country, he is responsible for his own actions and his own choices."Cheney said evidence shows Trump was warned "over and over" that there was no sign of widespread election fraud."No rational or sane man in his position could disregard that information and reach the opposite conclusion," she said, "and Donald Trump cannot escape responsibility by being willfully blind."Read Full StoryJan. 6 committee's next hearing expected to link Trump even more closely to the Capitol attackLawmakers on the House January 6 committee will air the inquiry's findings during a public hearing Thursday.Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesFrom its very first hearing, the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol made a point of connecting former President Donald Trump to the violence of that day.A month later, the House panel is poised to delve even deeper. At its next public hearing, set for 1 p.m. ET Tuesday, the committee is expected to focus on how the violent pro-Trump mob coalesced on January 6 and the involvement of far-right groups, including the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers.Committee aides said Monday during a background call with reporters that the panel's seventh hearing would underscore how a single tweet from Trump mobilized his supporters, proving a "pivotal moment that spurred a chain of events, including pre-planning by Proud Boys.""Big protest in D.C. on January 6th," Trump tweeted on December 19, 2020. "Be there, will be wild!"READ FULL STORYCassidy Hutchinson's testimony jolted the DOJ into focusing on Trump in its Jan 6 investigation, report saysCassidy Hutchinson testifying before the Jan. 6 committee on June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoTestimony by Jan. 6 witness Cassidy Hutchinson sparked debate among top Justice Department officials about Donald Trump's potential criminal culpability for the Capitol riot, The New York Times reported. The June 28 testimony by the former White House aide prompted officials to discuss Trump's actions on January 6, 2021, and questions about potential legal ramifications for the former president, sources told The Times. Present at some of the discussions were Attorney General Merrick Garland, and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, the report said. Read Full StoryCassidy Hutchinson and Rep. Liz Cheney have forged an 'unlikely bond' amid January 6 testimony process, per reportCassidy Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide whose explosive January 6 testimony stunned Washington last month, has found a friend and ally in Rep. Liz Cheney, the Wyoming Republican who has been ostracized from the GOP for criticizing the former president and serving as vice-chair on the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot, according to The New York Times.The two Republican women — both on the outs with the party's overwhelming Trump faction — have developed an unlikely bond in recent weeks as the January 6 panel riot zeroes in on increasingly damning testimony against former President Donald Trump.The congresswomen admires Hutchinson's dedication to country over personal power, according to The Times. "I have been incredibly moved by young women that I have met and that have come forward to testify in the Jan. 6 committee," Cheney said in a recent speech at the Reagan Library.Read Full Story A bad day for Steve BannonSteve Bannon asked to delay his mid-July trial by at least three months.Kevin Dietsch/Getty ImagesMonday was not a good day in court for Steve Bannon.The former Trump aide lost on several key pre-trial motions ahead of his upcoming July 18 federal trial on contempt of Congress charges.U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, ruled from the bench that Bannon's defense attorneys couldn't use several of their planned arguments. Nichols also denied Bannon's bid to have the trial date delayed.Insider's Ryan Barber was at the courthouse in Washington, DC, and has more in his dispatch linked below. Read Full Story'That mob on the Mall'An Oath Keeper from Idaho in Bozeman, Montana.William Campbell/Corbis via Getty ImagesWe've got a handy preview for you on Tuesday's next big House January 6 hearing, which will focus on the right-wing extremist groups that in the words of Rep. Adam Schiff helped lead "that mob on the Mall." Laura Italiano breaks down the five potential bombshells she'll be looking out for when the panel convenes at 1 pm. Check out what those are here:Read Full Story The most shocking revelations from the January 6 committee's first hearings on the Capitol attackCassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoThe next January 6 committee hearing is scheduled for July 12, at 10 a.m. ET.Catch up on the biggest revelations from the public hearings thus far.Read Full StoryTeasing new witnesses, Rep. Adam Kinzinger says of Trump and his allies: 'They're all scared. They should be.'Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL).Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesIn a series of Sunday tweets, Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Donald Trump and his allies, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, are "scared" following last week's testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson before the Jan. 6 select committee. "This BIPARTISAN committee has been able to find out things that up until recently were denied by the Jan 6th truthers, so they are left with trying to discredit a young woman with more courage than they could muster in a lifetime. Except… that isn't working," Kinzinger tweeted."Cassidy doesn't seek the limelight, but she is compelled with honor. She didn't even have to swear an oath to the constitution like Kevin, Elise, Kristi Noem and others did. But she volunteered to come under oath to tell what she knows. She is a better person than them all. "Read Full StoryLiz Cheney says the January 6 panel won't 'stand by' and let 'men who are claiming executive privilege' attack Cassidy Hutchinson's characterCassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2022.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesRep. Liz Cheney in an interview that aired on Sunday reaffirmed her confidence in former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony and said that the House panel investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol wouldn't sit by idly and let her endure anonymous attacks.While sitting down with ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., the Wyoming Republican expressed confidence in Hutchinson and the credibility of future hearings."What Cassidy Hutchinson did was an unbelievable example of bravery and of courage and patriotism in the face of real pressure," she said."The Committee is not going to stand by and watch her character be assassinated by anonymous sources and by men who are claiming executive privilege. And so we look forward very much to additional testimony under oath on a whole range of issues," she added.Read Full StoryKinzinger says new witnesses have been coming forward to the Jan. 6 committee since Cassidy Hutchinson's 'inspiring' testimonyRep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois.Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesRep. Adam Kinzinger says that more witnesses have come forward since Cassidy Hutchinson's blockbuster testimony during the Jan 6. hearings last week.  "She's been inspiring for a lot of people," Kinzinger said Sunday on CNN's  "State of the Union." "Every day, we get new people that come forward and say, 'hey, I didn't think maybe this piece of the story that I knew was important, but now that you guys are talking' — I do see this plays in here."Hutchinson, an ex-aide to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, revealed in front of the Jan. 6 committee shocking details of former president Donald Trump's behavior on the day of the Capitol attack, including that he attempted to grab the steering wheel of his SUV and lunged at one of his Secret Service agents, as Insider's Grace Panetta previously reported. "I mean, look, she is going to go down in history," Kinzinger said, referring to the 25-year-old. "People can forget the names of every one of us on the committee. They will not forget her name. And, by the way, she doesn't want that. She doesn't want to be out in the public spotlight."Read Full StoryLiz Cheney says the Jan. 6 committee could potentially make multiple criminal referrals, including one against TrumpU.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) Vice Chairwoman of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, delivers remarks during a hearing on the January 6th investigation on June 9, 2022.Win McNamee/Getty ImagesRep. Liz Cheney in an interview broadcast on Sunday said that the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol could potentially make multiple criminal referrals, including one against former President Donald Trump.During an interview on ABC's "This Week," Cheney — who serves as the vice-chair of the panel — was asked by correspondent Jonathan Karl if the work conducted by its members has shown that Trump's conduct warrants prosecution."Ultimately, the Justice Department will decide that," the Wyoming Republican said. "I think we may well as a committee have a view on that."She continued: "If you just think about it from the perspective of what kind of man knows that a mob is armed and sends the mob to attack the Capitol and further incites that mob when his own vice president is under threat — when the Congress is under threat? It's just very chilling. And I think certainly we will continue to present to the American people what we've found."Read Full StoryDOJ wants a DC judge to reject Steve Bannon's request to delay his contempt-of-Congress trial over January 6 hearings' publicity, saying that he has 'barely been mentioned'Steve Bannon argued in April that his criminal prosecution should be dismissed.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty ImagesThe Department of Justice asked a DC judge on Friday to reject Trump ally Steve Bannon's request to delay his contempt-of-Congress trial, arguing that the January 6 hearings have not revolved around him to the point of distraction.On Wednesday, Bannon's lawyers asked a DC judge to delay his July 18 trial, citing a "media blitz" from the public January 6 committee hearings and saying the request was "due to the unprecedented level of prejudicial pretrial publicity."DOJ lawyers said that Bannon is not as popular as he thinks he is."The Defendant's motion gives the false impression — through general statistics about the volume of viewership of the Committee's hearings and overall media coverage of the Committee's hearings — that all of the Committee's hearings and the attendant media coverage is about him," DOJ lawyers wrote in a filing on Friday. "The truth is just the opposite — the Defendant has barely been mentioned in the Committee's hearings or the resulting media coverage of them."Read More2 Secret Service sources told CNN that Trump angrily demanded to be taken to the Capitol on January 6, partly confirming Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimonyFormer President Donald Trump.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesTwo Secret Service sources told CNN on Friday that they heard about former President Donald Trump lunging at the driver of his presidential SUV on January 6, 2021.The pair of sources, who spoke under the condition of anonymity, backed up much of former Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimony on the altercation in the motorcade vehicle known as "the Beast" after Trump found out he wouldn't be driven to join his supporters at the Capitol."He had sort of lunged forward – it was unclear from the conversations I had that he actually made physical contact, but he might have. I don't know," one of the Secret Service sources told CNN. "Nobody said Trump assaulted him; they said he tried to lunge over the seat – for what reason, nobody had any idea."Read Full StoryMichael Cohen says Trump uses a 'mob boss' playbookMichael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, compared the former president to a "mob boss" amid allegations that Trump allies sought to intimidate Jan. 6 witnesses."Donald Trump never changes his playbook," Cohen told The Washington Post. "He behaves like a mob boss, and these messages are fashioned in that style. Giving an order without giving the order. No fingerprints attached."Read Full StoryTrump allies paid legal fees for multiple Jan. 6 witnesses, including Cassidy Hutchinson, sparking witness-influencing concerns, report saysCassidy Hutchinson, a former top aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies before the January 6 committee in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2022.Brandon Bell/Getty ImagesFormer President Donald Trump's allies and supporters paid the legal fees for multiple people who had provided testimony to the January 6 committee, including the former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, The New York Times reported.Hutchinson eventually fired the lawyer who was paid for a pro-Trump group, and went on to provide damning testimony about Trump, the report said. Two sources familiar with the committee told The Times that they believe Hutchinson's decision to part ways with the lawyer — who had been recommended by Trump allies and paid for by a pro-Trump PAC — likely played a role in her decision to provide new evidence. There are no laws against a third party paying for a witness' legal representation in a congressional inquiry, but the situation may raise some ethical concerns, according to the report.Read Full StoryFormer Secret Service agent said he, too, would have defied Trump's request to be taken to the Capitol on January 6Former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence.PhoPhoto by Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty ImagesFormer Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow said in an op-ed that he also would not have taken then-President Donald Trump to the Capitol on January 6, 2021.In an op-ed published by Newsweek, Wackrow said he was shocked by Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony to the January committee regarding Trump's actions on the day of the Capitol riot. Hutchinson, a former aide in the Trump White House, claimed that Trump had gotten into a physical altercation with the head of his security detail while demanding to be brought to the Capitol."If I had been working on Trump's security detail on January 6, I would have made the same decision as Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Robert Engel to not go to the Capitol based on the known escalating threats," Wackrow wrote.He added, however, that he believed Trump still respects the Secret Service because he probably has seen "first-hand what they're willing to do to protect him and his family." Read Full StoryGOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Cassidy Hutchinson is a 'hero' and has 'more courage than most' Republicans after January 6 testimonyCassidy Hutchinson testifies during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection.Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesGOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Thursday applauded Cassidy Hutchinson for her testimony to the January 6 committee, saying the former top aide to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has "more courage" than most of his Republican colleagues. "Cassidy Hutchinson is a hero and a real patriot (not a faux 'patriot' that hates America so much they would attempt a coup.)," Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, said in a tweet."Of course they will try to bully and intimidate her. But she isn't intimidated. More courage than most in GOP," Kinzinger added of Hutchinson.Read Full StoryGOP Sen. Pat Toomey says Trump's chances of winning the party's 2024 presidential nomination are 'much more tenuous' following the January 6 committee's hearingsRepublican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania at the White House with Trump in February 2018.AP Photo/Evan VucciRepublican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania suggested Thursday that public hearings from the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, had damaged former President Donald Trump politically, even among Republicans.At the end of a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg that focused on the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Reserve's approach to tackling inflation, the retiring lawmaker was asked whether he believed the hearings would preclude Trump from seeking a second term as president in 2024."I don't know that it means that. I mean he gets to decide whether he's going to run," said Toomey, who was one of seven Republican senators who voted to convict Trump on a charge of incitement of an insurrection after the Capitol riot."Look, I think he disqualified himself from serving in public office by virtue of his post-election behavior, especially leading right up to January 6," Toomey said. "I think the revelations from this committee make his path to even the Republican nomination much more tenuous."Read Full StoryCheney 'absolutely confident' that former White House aide's explosive testimony is credibleRepublican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, vice-chair of the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, speaks during a business meeting on Capitol Hill on December 13, 2021 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesRepublican Rep. Liz Cheney, who serves as vice-chair of the House's January 6 committee, said she is "absolutely confident" that a former White House aide's damning testimony is accurate."I am absolutely confident in her credibility. I'm confident in her testimony," Cheney told ABC News's Jonathan Karl about the allegations made by top Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson this week.Cheney said that Hutchinson showed "an unbelievable example of bravery and of courage" by testifying.Read MoreBannon wants his contempt trial to be delayed because of Jan. 6 hearingsSteve Bannon outside of the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse on June 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.Kevin Dietsch/Getty ImagesTrump ally Steve Bannon has asked for his contempt-of-Congress trial to be delayed because the hearings on the Capitol riot are getting so much publicity.A federal grand jury indicted Bannon in November 2021 on two counts of contempt of Congress after he refused to comply with a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Capitol riot.In a Wednesday court filing, Bannon's lawyers argued that the coverage of the committee's hearings would make his trial unfair.Read More January 6 panel subpoenas former White House counsel Pat CipolloneFormer White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said he would testify about Jeffrey Clark, a DOJ official who outlined ways for Trump to challenge the 2020 election.Alex Wong/Getty ImagesThe House's panel investigating the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone.The demand for Cipollone to appear before the committee comes after explosive testimony from a former top White House aide in the Trump administration, who described Trump and his inner circle's actions before and during the insurrection.Read Full StoryFormer Secret Service agent says Trump's 'girth' would have made it impossible to attack driverOutgoing US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021.MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty ImagesA former White House aide testified that former President Donald Trump grabbed the steering wheel of his SUV and lunged at a Secret Service agent on January 6, 2021, after they refused to take him to the Capitol building.But former Secret Service agents told Insider they have doubts about the story."Trump's not a little guy, right? And the space to actually be able to lunge towards the wheel is not that big," one former agent said, speaking on background to Insider.  "I don't mean to sound disparaging to the former president, but just his girth would prevent him from actually getting to the steering wheel."Keep ReadingHouse Republican who led rioter on tour before insurrection could oversee Capitol policeRep. Barry LoudermilkBill Clark/CQ-Roll Call via Getty ImagesRepublican Rep. Barry Loudermilk — who led a Capitol rioter on a tour of the building the day before the insurrection — could end up overseeing Capitol police.If Republicans regain control of the House, Loudermilk would be next in line to lead the committee that has oversight over the police force attacked by Trump supporters on January 6, 2021.Loudermilk has faced backlash from Democrats after video showed him taking a group on a tour of the Capitol building, showing them hallways, security areas, and stairwells. The next day, members of the tour flaunted a sharpened flagpole bearing the American flag as they marched near the Capitol.It remains unclear whether the group entered the Capitol building itself during the riot.Read Full Story Former Jan. 6 committee investigator announces run for SenateSenior investigative counsel John Wood questions witnesses during the third public hearing of the January 6 committee on June 16, 2022.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesJanuary 6 committee investigator John Wood is launching an independent Senate campaign in Missouri in an effort to stop GOP nominee Eric Greitens.Wood told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he believes Greitens — the former Missouri governor — is likely to win the Republican nomination, and that voters deserved an alternative.Wood, a Republican, said he will run as an independent.Read MoreTrump ally says Hutchinson's testimony was a 'campaign commercial' for Ron DeSantis in 2024Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisPhelan M. Ebenhack/AP PhotoExplosive testimony by a former Trump White House aide could be a boost to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to replace Trump on the presidential ticket in 2024, CNN reported.One Trump adviser said the hearings — which painted as Trump as violent and volatile — were "basically a campaign commercial" for DeSantis. Another told CNN that "no one is taking this lightly."DeSantis has flirted with larger political ambitions and is a rising Republican star who would be poised to fill the leadership vacuum if Trump is forced aside.Read Full StorySecret Service agents willing to dispute Hutchinson's claims about Trump's outburst, reports sayFormer President Donald TrumpSAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesSecret Service agents are willing to testify before the January 6 House panel to refute former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's claim that Trump tried to grab the steering wheel when he demanded to be taken to the Capitol on the day of the insurrection, according to multiple reports.The driver of the car and the head of Trump's security are ready to testify under oath that the former President never lunged for the wheel or physically assaulted the driver, according to CBS News.Read More Hutchinson's testimony could lead to legal trouble for Trump: reportCassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoFormer aides to Donald Trump worry the explosive testimony by a former White House aide could put Trump in legal jeopardy, according to the New York Times."This hearing definitely gave investigators a lot to chew on," former Attorney General Bill Barr told the Times after testimony from top White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson detailed Trump's behavior on the day of the Capitol riot.Hutchinson's testimony painted Trump as a volatile man who knew his supporters were armed on January 6, 2021. Trump also demanded to be taken to the Capitol building, but his security staff refused, Hutchinson said.Mick Mulvaney, who was once Trump's White House Chief of Staff, said evidence of possible witness tampering could open his orbit up to charges.Keep Reading  Former Trump press secretary shares text that appears to show Melania Trump to condemn Capitol riot violenceMelania Trump speaks at the White House on October 09, 2019Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesFormer Trump Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham shared a text exchange on Tuesday that purportedly showed former First Lady Melania Trump refusing to condemn the violence during the Capitol riot. The apparent screengrab of a text exchange was between Grisham and a person named "MT." "Do you want to tweet that peaceful protests are the right of every American, but there is no place for lawlessness & violence?" read the message. "No," the person replied.Representatives for Melania Trump at Trump's post-presidential press office did not respond to a request for comment from Insider.Read Full StoryJohn Eastman drops lawsuit blocking his phone records from January 6 committeeJohn Eastman testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013.Charles Dharapak/APIn a late Tuesday filing, John Eastman dropped a lawsuit he'd filed to prevent the Jan. 6 committee from accessing his phone records."Plaintiff brought this lawsuit primarily to protect the content of his communications, many of which are privileged," the latest filing read. "The Congressional Defendants represented in their motion to dismiss that they were not seeking the content of any of Plaintiff's communications via the subpoena they had issued to Defendant Verizon."The former Trump lawyer's phone was seized by federal agents on June 22, according to a separate suit he filed on Monday, seeking the return of his property. Of interest to investigators are call logs from Eastman's personal device, and the search warrant indicates investigators will not review any additional content from his phone without a court order. Read Full StoryTrumpworld shocked by former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive January 6 testimony, calling it the 'most damning day' and 'insane'Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoIt took six hearings for the January 6 select committee to finally break through to embattled former President Donald Trump's inner circle.Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testified during a surprise hearing Tuesday that Trump was determined to go to the US Capitol with his armed supporters on January 6, 2021, as Congress was certifying the election results. Hutchinson's additional revelations about that day came crashing down on Trumpworld during the two-hour hearing. Among them were that Meadows told Hutchinson "things might get real, real bad" on January 6, that Trump knew his supporters were armed when they flooded the Ellipse to attend his "Stop the Steal" rally, and that Trump said "Mike deserves it" when rioters chanted "hang Mike Pence." "Definitely most damning day of testimony," one former White House aide told Insider. READ MOREFox News host says it's not 'wholly out of character' that Trump 'might throw his lunch' after January 6 testimony on ketchup dripping down the wallFormer President Donald Trump and Fox News Chief Political Anchor Bret Baier.Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty ImagesMoments after a colleague referred to Tuesday's January 6 committee testimony as "stunning," Fox News host Martha MacCallum downplayed new revelations about former President Donald Trump's violent outbursts surrounding his efforts to overturn the 2020 election.Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified that Trump threw a plate in the White House dining room after he found out former Attorney General Bill Barr publicly said there was no evidence of widespread voter fraud, leaving "ketchup dripping down the wall.""I mean, I'm not sure that it really shocks anybody that the president just — knowing what we've seen, observing him over the years — if he got angry then he might throw his lunch," MacCallum said. "I'm not sure. It's obviously a very dramatic detail, and the way that she describes it, um, is. But I'm not sure if this is wholly out of character with the Donald Trump and the President Trump that people came to know over the years."READ MOREHere are all the people who sought preemptive pardons from Donald Trump after the Capitol riot, per January 6 committee witnessesRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., joined from left by Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks at a news conference about the treatment of people being held in the District of Columbia jail who are ch.....»»

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Jan. 6 live: Witness Trump tried to call is a White House support staffer, reports say

The House select committee is investigating the Capitol riot and the role Donald Trump and his allies played in trying to overturn the 2020 election. Lawmakers listen as an image of a Trump campaign donation banner is shown behind them during a House January 6 committee hearing.Susan Walsh/AP Rep. Cheney said at Tuesday's Jan 6. hearing that Trump tried to contact a witness. CNN reported that this was a White House staffer who hadn't appeared publicly but is able to corroborate testimony. The Tuesday session focused on Trump's role in galvanizing far-right groups that stormed the Capitol. Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Secret Service for text messages as DHS watchdog accuses agents of deleting them after being askedA US Secret Service agent takes position outside the White House in November 2020.J. Scott Applewhite/AP PhotoThe House committee investigating the Capitol riot has issued a subpoena to the US Secret Service after the Department of Homeland Security inspector general accused the agency of deleting text messages after being asked.Rep. Bennie Thompson, the committee's chairperson, said in a Friday letter to Secret Service director James Murray that the panel was seeking text messages from January 5 and 6, 2021.Thompson mentioned three previous requests for information, sent in January, March, and August of last year, pertaining to all communications between DHS officials and then-President Donald Trump about the Capitol riot.Read Full StoryThe Jan. 6 witness Trump tried to call is a White House support staffer, reports sayThe Jan. 6 committee witness whom former President Donald Trump is alleged to have tried to contact is a White House support staffer, reports say. At Tuesday's hearing, committee member Rep. Liz Cheney claimed that Trump sought to contact a witness who had not appeared publically, in what she characterized as a form of witness tampering. CNN first reported, citing two sources, that Trump made the call to the witness after the June 28 testimony by another witness, the former White House staffer Cassidy Hutchinson.According to the report, the support staffer was in a position to corroborate parts of Hutchinson's testimony, and had been providing evidence to the committee. NBC News later said it had confirmed CNN's reporting. Neither outlet named the person.Read Full StoryWatergate star witness predicts criminal charges after latest Jan. 6 testimony: 'Trump is in trouble'Former White House Counsel John Dean testifying on Capitol Hill on June 10, 2019.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesJohn Dean, a key witness in the Watergate investigation, said that former President Donald Trump and others will likely face legal repercussions from evidence presented at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing. In an interview with CNN, Dean highlighted testimony by former members of extremist group the Oath Keepers, who were part of the mob that stormed the Capitol.Dean described them as "really classic authoritarian followers, following the leader."He argued that the testimony proves the extent to which the rioters believed they had been sent by Trump, which he said could be used by prosecutors were they to bring charges against the former president.Read Full StoryTrump 'liked the crazies' and wanted Alex Jones and Ali Alexander as Jan. 6 rally speakers despite red flags raised, former spokesperson saysKatrina Pierson, a former campaign spokesperson for Donald Trump and one of the organizers of the January 6 "Stop the Steal" rally, said Trump wanted Alex Jones and Ali Alexander to speak at the event despite the "red flags" they raised.On Tuesday, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, a member of the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot, played a video of Pierson's testimony to the panel in which Pierson commented on Trump's love for "crazies" like Jones and Alexander."Yes, I was talking about President Trump. He loved people who viciously defended him in public," Pierson said in her deposition.Read Full StoryPhoto shows Mark Meadows escorting Rudy Giuliani from the White House following 'UNHINGED' West Wing meeting about 2020 election resultsA photo that Cassidy Hutchinson took of Mark Meadows leading Rudy Giuliani away from the Oval Office.Courtesy of CSPANFormer Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows had to escort former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani from the Oval Office following a chaotic, late-night December 2020 West Wing meeting about the election results, according to new January 6 testimony.Cassidy Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide whose explosive testimony stunned Washington last month, shared with the House Select Committee investigating the Capitol riot a photo she took of Meadows leading  Giuliani away from the Oval Office following the turbulent gathering, which was the site of a face-off between Trump's legal allies and White House lawyers over efforts to promote the then-president's baseless claims of election fraud, according to testimony.The January 6 panel shared the photo alongside real-time text messages Hutchinson was sending from the meeting during its seventh live hearing on Tuesday. READ FULL STORYFormer Twitter employee feared people were going to die on January 6A former Twitter employee told the House committee investigating the attack on the US Capitol that activity on the platform raised concerns that there would be deadly violence in Washington on January 6.The former employee, whose voice was obscured in a recording played during Tuesday's hearing, testified about trying and failing to get the company to intervene as former President Donald Trump's extremist supporters used the platform to repeat his statements about the upcoming protests to the 2020 election results.On the night of January 5, the employee testified about slacking a colleague, a message to the effect of, "When people are shooting each other tomorrow, I will try and rest in the knowledge that we tried."The former employee was on a team responsible for platform and content moderation policies during 2020 and 2021.READ FULL STORYOath Keepers attorney used the 'Queer Eye' loft kitchen from Season 3 as her video background before the January 6 committeeOath Keepers attorney Kellye SoRelle.C-SPANTestifying remotely before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, the Oath Keepers' attorney and acting president used a green screen background from the Netflix show "Queer Eye."Erin Ryan, host of Crooked Media's "Hysteria" podcast, tweeted out a screenshot of the remote deposition from Oath Keepers acting president Kellye SoRelle alongside an image from the third season of the streaming series, which Ryan said she found from a reverse Google image search.READ FULL STORYRep. Liz Cheney ends hearing with bombshell: Donald Trump called a witness in the House January 6 investigationFormer President Donald Trump called a witness in the congressional inquiry into the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, Rep. Liz Cheney said Tuesday, prompting House investigators to notify the Justice Department. "After our last hearing, President Trump tried to call a witness in our investigation. A witness you have not yet seen in these hearings. That person declined to answer or respond to President Trump's call and, instead, alerted their lawyer to the call," said Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, in a bombshell revelation that concluded the House January 6 committee's seventh public hearing."Their lawyer alerted us, and this committee has supplied that information to the Department of Justice," she added. "Let me say one more time: We will take any effort to influence witness testimony very seriously."READ FULL STORYThe January 6 investigators obtained a video of Roger Stone reciting the Proud Boys' 'Fraternity Creed,' the first step for initiation to the extremist groupAn image of Roger Stone is shown on a screen as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.Doug Mills/Pool via APNew details emerged at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing on the close ties between Roger Stone and extremist groups, including that the longtime Donald Trump confidante was recorded reciting the Proud Boys' so-called "Fraternity Creed." Rep. Jamie Raskin, who co-chaired the public hearing, described reciting the creed as "the first level of initiation" into the far-right group, five members of which are scheduled to be tried on seditious conspiracy charges in December.  "Stone's ties to the Proud Boys go back many years," Raskin said. "He's even taken their so-called "Fraternity Creed," required for the first level of initiation to the group."Video then played showing Stone in a crowded outdoor setting, saying, "Hi, I'm Roger Stone. I'm a Western chauvinist, and I refuse to apologize for the creation of the modern world." READ FULL STORYTrump planned to call on his supporters to march to the Capitol on January 6, according to a draft tweetThe House committee investigating the Capitol riot on Tuesday revealed a draft tweet in which President Donald Trump called on his supporters to go to the US Capitol after his speech on January 6, 2021."I will be making a Big Speech at 10AM on January 6th at the Ellipse (South of the White House). Please arrive early, massive crowds expected. March to the Capitol after. Stop the Steal!!" Trump wrote in the draft tweet, which is undated.Trump never sent the tweet, but its existence, along with other messages exchanged between rally organizers, offer proof that the march to the Capitol was premeditated, the January 6 committee said.Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida presented the evidence during Tuesday's hearing, and said: "The evidence confirms that this was not a spontaneous call to action, but rather it was a deliberate strategy decided upon in advance by the president."READ FULL STORYTrump's ex-campaign manger Brad Parscale said in private texts that Trump is to blame for Capitol rioter's deathIn a series of texts revealed at the 7th hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, President Donald Trump's former campaign manger Brad Parscale suggested in a message to former Trump campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson that Trump's words led to the death of a capitol rioter.Messages show Pierson tried to push back, writing that "it wasn't the rhetoric.""Katrina," Parscale wrote back. "Yes it was."Read Full StoryPat Cipollone suggested Pence should get the Presidential Medal of Freedom for refusing to block the Electoral Collage count certificationA video of Pat Cipollone, former White House counsel, is shown as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.Doug Mills/Pool via AP"I think the vice president did the right thing, I think he did the courageous thing," Cipollone said in testimony revealed at the House January 6 committee's seventh public hearing on Tuesday. "I have a great deal of respect for Vice President Pence."Cipollone added that he didn't think Pence had any "legal authority" to do anything other than refuse to give into President Donald Trump's pressure campaign and interfere with the Electoral College certification on January 6, 2021.Read Full Story  11 House Republicans met with Trump to strategize overturning the election results on January 6, and 5 of them later asked for pardonsAccording to Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida, a member of the January 6 committee, several Republicans met at the White House on December 21, 2020, as part of an effort to "disseminate his false claims and to encourage members of the public to fight the outcome on January 6."Vice President Mike Pence, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, and Rudy Giuliani were all at the meeting, along with President Donald Trump.According to White House visitor logs, Rep. Brian Babin of Texas, Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona, Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, Rep. Paul Gosar of Florida, Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland, Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia, Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, and Rep-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia all attended the meeting.Read Full StoryFormer Twitter employee tells January 6 committee that Trump received special treatment from TwitterAn evidence tweet is shown on a screen during a full committee hearing on "the January 6th Investigation," on Capitol Hill on July 12, 2022, in Washington, DC. - The House committee probing the 2021 assault on the US Capitol is examining connections between associates of former US President Donald Trump and far right-wing extremist groups at its seventh hearing on Tuesday.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images"I believe that Twitter relished in the knowledge that they were also the favorite and most used service of the former president and enjoyed having that sort of power within the social media ecosystem," the former Twitter employee told investigators in testimony aired in Tuesday's hearing of the congressional committee investigating January 6.The employee, whose identity was kept secret, was introduced by Rep. Jamie Raskin as having worked on Twitter's content moderation team from 2020 to 2021.Read Full StoryCassidy Hutchinson texted a fellow White House aide 'the west wing is UNHINGED' as Oval Office meeting almost devolved into a brawlCassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection in the Cannon House Office Building on June 28, 2022 in Washington, DC.Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesAccording to messages released by the House January 6 committee, Hutchinson texted the message to another top aide, Anthony Ornato.It was sent amid the scene of a December 2020 Oval Office meeting as Trump attorney Sidney Powell and White House lawyers clashed over efforts to push Trump's debunked election fraud claims. Read Full Story Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone 'set a new land speed record' trying to break up a meeting between Trump, Michael Flynn, and Overstock's CEO, Sidney Powell saidDemocratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, one of the committee members leading Tuesday's January 6 hearing, said former President Donald Trump, election lawyer Sidney Powell, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, and Patrick Byrne, the CEO of Overstock.com, had met to discuss an ongoing effort to reverse the results of the 2020 election.Powell told investigators in previously recorded testimony, however, that the group had "probably no more than 10 or 15 minutes" with Trump before Pat Cipollone, then the White House Counsel, intercepted the meeting."I bet Pat Cipollone set a new land speed record," Powell quipped.Rep. Jamie Raskin says the 'oldest domestic enemy' of US democracy' is 'whipping up mob violence to destroy fair elections'Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., left, listens as Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., speaks as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite"The problem of politicians whipping up mob violence to destroy fair elections is the oldest domestic enemy of constitutional democracy in America," Raskin said in his opening statement during Tuesday's January 6 hearing.He mentioned a time during Abraham Lincoln's presidency, when an 1837 racist mob in Alton, Illinois, during which rioters broke into an abolitionist newspaper's office and murdered the paper's editor, Elijah Lovejoy."If racist mobs are encouraged by politicians to rampage and terrorize, Lincoln said, they will violate the rights of other citizens and quickly destroy the bonds of social trust necessary for democracy to work," Raskin said.Read Full StoryConvicted Capitol rioter testifying in front of the committee warned that a 'Civil War will ensue' if Trump got robbed in 2020Stephen Ayres, who pleaded guilty last month to disorderly conduct in connection to the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot, is set to testify in from to the House committee investigating the January 6 attack.His testimony is expected to underscore how Trump summoned supporters to Washington DC on the day Congress was scheduled to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.On December 26, 2020, Ayres posted to Twitter: "If the [deep state] robs president Trump!!! Civil War will ensue!" It was posted days after Trump called for a "big protest" in his own tweet.Read Full StoryEx-White House counsel Pat Cipollone was against Trump naming Sidney Powell special counselA video of former White House counsel Pat Cipollone is shown as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteIn previously unseen footage from his deposition to the House Select Committee last Friday, Cipollone spoke about Powell being Trump's pick to be special counsel for the Department of Justice to investigate repeatedly disproven wide spread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election."I was vehemently opposed," Cipollone said when asked about Powell being made special counsel. "I didn't think she should've been appointed to anything."Read Full StoryRep. Jamie Raskin says Trump 'electrified and galvanized' his extremist supporters with a tweet calling for a 'big protest'Jamie Raskin listens as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteRaskin, a Maryland Democrat, referenced a December 19, 2020, tweet from Trump during the House's January 6 committee hearing on Tuesday."Big protest in D.C. on January 6th," Trump's tweet said. "Be there, will be wild!" Raskin said that Trump's tweet spurred on "the dangerous extremists in the Oathkeepers, the Proud Boys and other racist and white nationalist groups spoiling for a fight against the government.""Here were thousands of enraged Trump followers, thoroughly convinced by the Big Lie who traveled from across the country to join Trump's wild rally to 'stop the steal,'" he added. "With the proper incitement by political leaders, and the proper instigation from the extremists, many members of this crowd could be led to storm the Capitol, confront the vice president in Congress and try to overturn the 2020 election results."Read Full Story  Ivanka Trump told the House January 6 committee that she believed her father lost re-election 'probably prior' to a formal Electoral Collage vote in December 2020Ivanka Trump.Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesIvanka Trump told the House January 6 committee that she believed her father lost the 2020 presidential election likely before a formal Electoral College vote on December 14, 2020."Was that an important day for you? Did that affect your planning or your realization as to whether or not there was going to be an end to this administration?" an attorney for the committee asked Ivanka Trump in video taped testimony."I think it was my sentiment, probably prior as well," Ivanka Trump said in response.Read Full StoryPat Cipollone's testimony 'met our expectations," Cheney saysFormer White House Counsel Pat Cipollone.Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesJanuary 6 committee vice chair and Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said former White House Counsel Pat Cipollone testified before the panel — and that his testimony "met our expectations."The House committee then aired several clips of Cipollone's sworn testimony at the start of their seventh hearing on Tuesday.Cipollone told the January 6 committee that he agreed Trump should concede the 2020 election and that he lost to Democratic nominee Joe Biden fair and square.  Read Full StoryCheney: Trump is 'not an impressionable child'GOP Rep. Liz CheneyAP Photo/ Andrew Harnik)GOP Rep. Liz Cheney pushed back on excuses for former President Donald Trump's actions during the Capitol riot, saying he was not simply misled about his election lies but knew they were false."President Trump is a 76-year-old man," Cheney said as the January 6 committee began its hearing on Tuesday. "He is not an impressionable child. Just like everyone else in our country, he is responsible for his own actions and his own choices."Cheney said evidence shows Trump was warned "over and over" that there was no sign of widespread election fraud."No rational or sane man in his position could disregard that information and reach the opposite conclusion," she said, "and Donald Trump cannot escape responsibility by being willfully blind."Read Full StoryJan. 6 committee's next hearing expected to link Trump even more closely to the Capitol attackLawmakers on the House January 6 committee will air the inquiry's findings during a public hearing Thursday.Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesFrom its very first hearing, the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol made a point of connecting former President Donald Trump to the violence of that day.A month later, the House panel is poised to delve even deeper. At its next public hearing, set for 1 p.m. ET Tuesday, the committee is expected to focus on how the violent pro-Trump mob coalesced on January 6 and the involvement of far-right groups, including the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers.Committee aides said Monday during a background call with reporters that the panel's seventh hearing would underscore how a single tweet from Trump mobilized his supporters, proving a "pivotal moment that spurred a chain of events, including pre-planning by Proud Boys.""Big protest in D.C. on January 6th," Trump tweeted on December 19, 2020. "Be there, will be wild!"READ FULL STORYCassidy Hutchinson's testimony jolted the DOJ into focusing on Trump in its Jan 6 investigation, report saysCassidy Hutchinson testifying before the Jan. 6 committee on June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoTestimony by Jan. 6 witness Cassidy Hutchinson sparked debate among top Justice Department officials about Donald Trump's potential criminal culpability for the Capitol riot, The New York Times reported. The June 28 testimony by the former White House aide prompted officials to discuss Trump's actions on January 6, 2021, and questions about potential legal ramifications for the former president, sources told The Times. Present at some of the discussions were Attorney General Merrick Garland, and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, the report said. Read Full StoryCassidy Hutchinson and Rep. Liz Cheney have forged an 'unlikely bond' amid January 6 testimony process, per reportCassidy Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide whose explosive January 6 testimony stunned Washington last month, has found a friend and ally in Rep. Liz Cheney, the Wyoming Republican who has been ostracized from the GOP for criticizing the former president and serving as vice-chair on the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot, according to The New York Times.The two Republican women — both on the outs with the party's overwhelming Trump faction — have developed an unlikely bond in recent weeks as the January 6 panel riot zeroes in on increasingly damning testimony against former President Donald Trump.The congresswomen admires Hutchinson's dedication to country over personal power, according to The Times. "I have been incredibly moved by young women that I have met and that have come forward to testify in the Jan. 6 committee," Cheney said in a recent speech at the Reagan Library.Read Full Story A bad day for Steve BannonSteve Bannon asked to delay his mid-July trial by at least three months.Kevin Dietsch/Getty ImagesMonday was not a good day in court for Steve Bannon.The former Trump aide lost on several key pre-trial motions ahead of his upcoming July 18 federal trial on contempt of Congress charges.U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, ruled from the bench that Bannon's defense attorneys couldn't use several of their planned arguments. Nichols also denied Bannon's bid to have the trial date delayed.Insider's Ryan Barber was at the courthouse in Washington, DC, and has more in his dispatch linked below. Read Full Story'That mob on the Mall'An Oath Keeper from Idaho in Bozeman, Montana.William Campbell/Corbis via Getty ImagesWe've got a handy preview for you on Tuesday's next big House January 6 hearing, which will focus on the right-wing extremist groups that in the words of Rep. Adam Schiff helped lead "that mob on the Mall." Laura Italiano breaks down the five potential bombshells she'll be looking out for when the panel convenes at 1 pm. Check out what those are here:Read Full Story The most shocking revelations from the January 6 committee's first hearings on the Capitol attackCassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoThe next January 6 committee hearing is scheduled for July 12, at 10 a.m. ET.Catch up on the biggest revelations from the public hearings thus far.Read Full StoryTeasing new witnesses, Rep. Adam Kinzinger says of Trump and his allies: 'They're all scared. They should be.'Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL).Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesIn a series of Sunday tweets, Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Donald Trump and his allies, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, are "scared" following last week's testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson before the Jan. 6 select committee. "This BIPARTISAN committee has been able to find out things that up until recently were denied by the Jan 6th truthers, so they are left with trying to discredit a young woman with more courage than they could muster in a lifetime. Except… that isn't working," Kinzinger tweeted."Cassidy doesn't seek the limelight, but she is compelled with honor. She didn't even have to swear an oath to the constitution like Kevin, Elise, Kristi Noem and others did. But she volunteered to come under oath to tell what she knows. She is a better person than them all. "Read Full StoryLiz Cheney says the January 6 panel won't 'stand by' and let 'men who are claiming executive privilege' attack Cassidy Hutchinson's characterCassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2022.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesRep. Liz Cheney in an interview that aired on Sunday reaffirmed her confidence in former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony and said that the House panel investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol wouldn't sit by idly and let her endure anonymous attacks.While sitting down with ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., the Wyoming Republican expressed confidence in Hutchinson and the credibility of future hearings."What Cassidy Hutchinson did was an unbelievable example of bravery and of courage and patriotism in the face of real pressure," she said."The Committee is not going to stand by and watch her character be assassinated by anonymous sources and by men who are claiming executive privilege. And so we look forward very much to additional testimony under oath on a whole range of issues," she added.Read Full StoryKinzinger says new witnesses have been coming forward to the Jan. 6 committee since Cassidy Hutchinson's 'inspiring' testimonyRep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois.Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesRep. Adam Kinzinger says that more witnesses have come forward since Cassidy Hutchinson's blockbuster testimony during the Jan 6. hearings last week.  "She's been inspiring for a lot of people," Kinzinger said Sunday on CNN's  "State of the Union." "Every day, we get new people that come forward and say, 'hey, I didn't think maybe this piece of the story that I knew was important, but now that you guys are talking' — I do see this plays in here."Hutchinson, an ex-aide to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, revealed in front of the Jan. 6 committee shocking details of former president Donald Trump's behavior on the day of the Capitol attack, including that he attempted to grab the steering wheel of his SUV and lunged at one of his Secret Service agents, as Insider's Grace Panetta previously reported. "I mean, look, she is going to go down in history," Kinzinger said, referring to the 25-year-old. "People can forget the names of every one of us on the committee. They will not forget her name. And, by the way, she doesn't want that. She doesn't want to be out in the public spotlight."Read Full StoryLiz Cheney says the Jan. 6 committee could potentially make multiple criminal referrals, including one against TrumpU.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) Vice Chairwoman of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, delivers remarks during a hearing on the January 6th investigation on June 9, 2022.Win McNamee/Getty ImagesRep. Liz Cheney in an interview broadcast on Sunday said that the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol could potentially make multiple criminal referrals, including one against former President Donald Trump.During an interview on ABC's "This Week," Cheney — who serves as the vice-chair of the panel — was asked by correspondent Jonathan Karl if the work conducted by its members has shown that Trump's conduct warrants prosecution."Ultimately, the Justice Department will decide that," the Wyoming Republican said. "I think we may well as a committee have a view on that."She continued: "If you just think about it from the perspective of what kind of man knows that a mob is armed and sends the mob to attack the Capitol and further incites that mob when his own vice president is under threat — when the Congress is under threat? It's just very chilling. And I think certainly we will continue to present to the American people what we've found."Read Full StoryDOJ wants a DC judge to reject Steve Bannon's request to delay his contempt-of-Congress trial over January 6 hearings' publicity, saying that he has 'barely been mentioned'Steve Bannon argued in April that his criminal prosecution should be dismissed.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty ImagesThe Department of Justice asked a DC judge on Friday to reject Trump ally Steve Bannon's request to delay his contempt-of-Congress trial, arguing that the January 6 hearings have not revolved around him to the point of distraction.On Wednesday, Bannon's lawyers asked a DC judge to delay his July 18 trial, citing a "media blitz" from the public January 6 committee hearings and saying the request was "due to the unprecedented level of prejudicial pretrial publicity."DOJ lawyers said that Bannon is not as popular as he thinks he is."The Defendant's motion gives the false impression — through general statistics about the volume of viewership of the Committee's hearings and overall media coverage of the Committee's hearings — that all of the Committee's hearings and the attendant media coverage is about him," DOJ lawyers wrote in a filing on Friday. "The truth is just the opposite — the Defendant has barely been mentioned in the Committee's hearings or the resulting media coverage of them."Read More2 Secret Service sources told CNN that Trump angrily demanded to be taken to the Capitol on January 6, partly confirming Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimonyFormer President Donald Trump.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesTwo Secret Service sources told CNN on Friday that they heard about former President Donald Trump lunging at the driver of his presidential SUV on January 6, 2021.The pair of sources, who spoke under the condition of anonymity, backed up much of former Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimony on the altercation in the motorcade vehicle known as "the Beast" after Trump found out he wouldn't be driven to join his supporters at the Capitol."He had sort of lunged forward – it was unclear from the conversations I had that he actually made physical contact, but he might have. I don't know," one of the Secret Service sources told CNN. "Nobody said Trump assaulted him; they said he tried to lunge over the seat – for what reason, nobody had any idea."Read Full StoryMichael Cohen says Trump uses a 'mob boss' playbookMichael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, compared the former president to a "mob boss" amid allegations that Trump allies sought to intimidate Jan. 6 witnesses."Donald Trump never changes his playbook," Cohen told The Washington Post. "He behaves like a mob boss, and these messages are fashioned in that style. Giving an order without giving the order. No fingerprints attached."Read Full StoryTrump allies paid legal fees for multiple Jan. 6 witnesses, including Cassidy Hutchinson, sparking witness-influencing concerns, report saysCassidy Hutchinson, a former top aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies before the January 6 committee in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2022.Brandon Bell/Getty ImagesFormer President Donald Trump's allies and supporters paid the legal fees for multiple people who had provided testimony to the January 6 committee, including the former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, The New York Times reported.Hutchinson eventually fired the lawyer who was paid for a pro-Trump group, and went on to provide damning testimony about Trump, the report said. Two sources familiar with the committee told The Times that they believe Hutchinson's decision to part ways with the lawyer — who had been recommended by Trump allies and paid for by a pro-Trump PAC — likely played a role in her decision to provide new evidence. There are no laws against a third party paying for a witness' legal representation in a congressional inquiry, but the situation may raise some ethical concerns, according to the report.Read Full StoryFormer Secret Service agent said he, too, would have defied Trump's request to be taken to the Capitol on January 6Former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence.PhoPhoto by Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty ImagesFormer Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow said in an op-ed that he also would not have taken then-President Donald Trump to the Capitol on January 6, 2021.In an op-ed published by Newsweek, Wackrow said he was shocked by Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony to the January committee regarding Trump's actions on the day of the Capitol riot. Hutchinson, a former aide in the Trump White House, claimed that Trump had gotten into a physical altercation with the head of his security detail while demanding to be brought to the Capitol."If I had been working on Trump's security detail on January 6, I would have made the same decision as Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Robert Engel to not go to the Capitol based on the known escalating threats," Wackrow wrote.He added, however, that he believed Trump still respects the Secret Service because he probably has seen "first-hand what they're willing to do to protect him and his family." Read Full StoryGOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Cassidy Hutchinson is a 'hero' and has 'more courage than most' Republicans after January 6 testimonyCassidy Hutchinson testifies during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection.Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesGOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Thursday applauded Cassidy Hutchinson for her testimony to the January 6 committee, saying the former top aide to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has "more courage" than most of his Republican colleagues. "Cassidy Hutchinson is a hero and a real patriot (not a faux 'patriot' that hates America so much they would attempt a coup.)," Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, said in a tweet."Of course they will try to bully and intimidate her. But she isn't intimidated. More courage than most in GOP," Kinzinger added of Hutchinson.Read Full StoryGOP Sen. Pat Toomey says Trump's chances of winning the party's 2024 presidential nomination are 'much more tenuous' following the January 6 committee's hearingsRepublican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania at the White House with Trump in February 2018.AP Photo/Evan VucciRepublican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania suggested Thursday that public hearings from the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, had damaged former President Donald Trump politically, even among Republicans.At the end of a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg that focused on the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Reserve's approach to tackling inflation, the retiring lawmaker was asked whether he believed the hearings would preclude Trump from seeking a second term as president in 2024."I don't know that it means that. I mean he gets to decide whether he's going to run," said Toomey, who was one of seven Republican senators who voted to convict Trump on a charge of incitement of an insurrection after the Capitol riot."Look, I think he disqualified himself from serving in public office by virtue of his post-election behavior, especially leading right up to January 6," Toomey said. "I think the revelations from this committee make his path to even the Republican nomination much more tenuous."Read Full StoryCheney 'absolutely confident' that former White House aide's explosive testimony is credibleRepublican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, vice-chair of the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, speaks during a business meeting on Capitol Hill on December 13, 2021 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesRepublican Rep. Liz Cheney, who serves as vice-chair of the House's January 6 committee, said she is "absolutely confident" that a former White House aide's damning testimony is accurate."I am absolutely confident in her credibility. I'm confident in her testimony," Cheney told ABC News's Jonathan Karl about the allegations made by top Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson this week.Cheney said that Hutchinson showed "an unbelievable example of bravery and of courage" by testifying.Read MoreBannon wants his contempt trial to be delayed because of Jan. 6 hearingsSteve Bannon outside of the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse on June 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.Kevin Dietsch/Getty ImagesTrump ally Steve Bannon has asked for his contempt-of-Congress trial to be delayed because the hearings on the Capitol riot are getting so much publicity.A federal grand jury indicted Bannon in November 2021 on two counts of contempt of Congress after he refused to comply with a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Capitol riot.In a Wednesday court filing, Bannon's lawyers argued that the coverage of the committee's hearings would make his trial unfair.Read More January 6 panel subpoenas former White House counsel Pat CipolloneFormer White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said he would testify about Jeffrey Clark, a DOJ official who outlined ways for Trump to challenge the 2020 election.Alex Wong/Getty ImagesThe House's panel investigating the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone.The demand for Cipollone to appear before the committee comes after explosive testimony from a former top White House aide in the Trump administration, who described Trump and his inner circle's actions before and during the insurrection.Read Full StoryFormer Secret Service agent says Trump's 'girth' would have made it impossible to attack driverOutgoing US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021.MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty ImagesA former White House aide testified that former President Donald Trump grabbed the steering wheel of his SUV and lunged at a Secret Service agent on January 6, 2021, after they refused to take him to the Capitol building.But former Secret Service agents told Insider they have doubts about the story."Trump's not a little guy, right? And the space to actually be able to lunge towards the wheel is not that big," one former agent said, speaking on background to Insider.  "I don't mean to sound disparaging to the former president, but just his girth would prevent him from actually getting to the steering wheel."Keep ReadingHouse Republican who led rioter on tour before insurrection could oversee Capitol policeRep. Barry LoudermilkBill Clark/CQ-Roll Call via Getty ImagesRepublican Rep. Barry Loudermilk — who led a Capitol rioter on a tour of the building the day before the insurrection — could end up overseeing Capitol police.If Republicans regain control of the House, Loudermilk would be next in line to lead the committee that has oversight over the police force attacked by Trump supporters on January 6, 2021.Loudermilk has faced backlash from Democrats after video showed him taking a group on a tour of the Capitol building, showing them hallways, security areas, and stairwells. The next day, members of the tour flaunted a sharpened flagpole bearing the American flag as they marched near the Capitol.It remains unclear whether the group entered the Capitol building itself during the riot.Read Full Story Former Jan. 6 committee investigator announces run for SenateSenior investigative counsel John Wood questions witnesses during the third public hearing of the January 6 committee on June 16, 2022.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesJanuary 6 committee investigator John Wood is launching an independent Senate campaign in Missouri in an effort to stop GOP nominee Eric Greitens.Wood told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he believes Greitens — the former Missouri governor — is likely to win the Republican nomination, and that voters deserved an alternative.Wood, a Republican, said he will run as an independent.Read MoreTrump ally says Hutchinson's testimony was a 'campaign commercial' for Ron DeSantis in 2024Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisPhelan M. Ebenhack/AP PhotoExplosive testimony by a former Trump White House aide could be a boost to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to replace Trump on the presidential ticket in 2024, CNN reported.One Trump adviser said the hearings — which painted as Trump as violent and volatile — were "basically a campaign commercial" for DeSantis. Another told CNN that "no one is taking this lightly."DeSantis has flirted with larger political ambitions and is a rising Republican star who would be poised to fill the leadership vacuum if Trump is forced aside.Read Full StorySecret Service agents willing to dispute Hutchinson's claims about Trump's outburst, reports sayFormer President Donald TrumpSAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesSecret Service agents are willing to testify before the January 6 House panel to refute former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's claim that Trump tried to grab the steering wheel when he demanded to be taken to the Capitol on the day of the insurrection, according to multiple reports.The driver of the car and the head of Trump's security are ready to testify under oath that the former President never lunged for the wheel or physically assaulted the driver, according to CBS News.Read More Hutchinson's testimony could lead to legal trouble for Trump: reportCassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoFormer aides to Donald Trump worry the explosive testimony by a former White House aide could put Trump in legal jeopardy, according to the New York Times."This hearing definitely gave investigators a lot to chew on," former Attorney General Bill Barr told the Times after testimony from top White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson detailed Trump's behavior on the day of the Capitol riot.Hutchinson's testimony painted Trump as a volatile man who knew his supporters were armed on January 6, 2021. Trump also demanded to be taken to the Capitol building, but his security staff refused, Hutchinson said.Mick Mulvaney, who was once Trump's White House Chief of Staff, said evidence of possible witness tampering could open his orbit up to charges.Keep Reading  Former Trump press secretary shares text that appears to show Melania Trump to condemn Capitol riot violenceMelania Trump speaks at the White House on October 09, 2019Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesFormer Trump Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham shared a text exchange on Tuesday that purportedly showed former First Lady Melania Trump refusing to condemn the violence during the Capitol riot. The apparent screengrab of a text exchange was between Grisham and a person named "MT." "Do you want to tweet that peaceful protests are the right of every American, but there is no place for lawlessness & violence?" read the message. "No," the person replied.Representatives for Melania Trump at Trump's post-presidential press office did not respond to a request for comment from Insider.Read Full StoryJohn Eastman drops lawsuit blocking his phone records from January 6 committeeJohn Eastman testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013.Charles Dharapak/APIn a late Tuesday filing, John Eastman dropped a lawsuit he'd filed to prevent the Jan. 6 committee from accessing his phone records."Plaintiff brought this lawsuit primarily to protect the content of his communications, many of which are privileged," the latest filing read. "The Congressional Defendants represented in their motion to dismiss that they were not seeking the content of any of Plaintiff's communications via the subpoena they had issued to Defendant Verizon."The former Trump lawyer's phone was seized by federal agents on June 22, according to a separate suit he filed on Monday, seeking the return of his property. Of interest to investigators are call logs from Eastman's personal device, and the search warrant indicates investigators will not review any additional content from his phone without a court order. Read Full StoryTrumpworld shocked by former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive January 6 testimony, calling it the 'most damning day' and 'insane'Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoIt took six hearings for the January 6 select committee to finally break through to embattled former President Donald Trump's inner circle.Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testified during a surprise hearing Tuesday that Trump was determined to go to the US Capitol with his armed supporters on January 6, 2021, as Congress was certifying the election results. Hutchinson's additional revelations about that day came crashing down on Trumpworld during the two-hour hearing. Among them were that Meadows told Hutchinson "things might get real, real bad" on January 6, that Trump knew his supporters were armed when they flooded the Ellipse to attend his "Stop the Steal" rally, and that Trump said "Mike deserves it" when rioters chanted "hang Mike Pence." "Definitely most damning day of testimony," one former White House aide told Insider. READ MOREFox News host says it's not 'wholly out of character' that Trump 'might throw his lunch' after January 6 testimony on ketchup dripping down the wallFormer President Donald Trump and Fox News Chief Political Anchor Bret Baier.Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty ImagesMoments after a colleague referred to Tuesday's January 6 committee testimony as "stunning," Fox News host Martha MacCallum downplayed new revelations about former President Donald Trump's violent outbursts surrounding his efforts to overturn the 2020 election.Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified that Trump threw a plate in the White House dining room after he found out former Attorney General Bill Barr publicly said there was no evidence of widespread voter fraud, leaving "ketchup dripping down the wall.""I mean, I'm not sure that it really shocks anybody that the president just — knowing what we've seen, observing him over the years — if he got angry then he might throw his lunch," MacCallum said. "I'm not sure. It's obviously a very dramatic detail, and the way that she describes it, um, is. But I'm not sure if this is wholly out of character with the Donald Trump and the President Trump that people came to know over the years."READ MOREHere are all the people who sought preemptive pardons from Donald Trump after the Capitol riot, per January 6 committee witnessesRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., joined from left by Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks at a news conference about the treatment of people being held in the District of Columbia jail who are ch.....»»

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Jan. 6 live updates: Watergate star witness predicts criminal charges against Trump and his circle after latest testimony

The House select committee is investigating the Capitol riot and the role Donald Trump and his allies played in trying to overturn the 2020 election. Lawmakers listen as an image of a Trump campaign donation banner is shown behind them during a House January 6 committee hearing.Susan Walsh/AP The House Jan. 6 committee held a hearing on Tuesday afternoon. It focused on Trump's role in galvanizing far-right groups that stormed the Capitol. The Watergate witness John Dean said the latest testimony could warrant charges against Trump and his circle. Watergate star witness predicts criminal charges after latest Jan. 6 testimony: 'Trump is in trouble'Former White House Counsel John Dean testifying on Capitol Hill on June 10, 2019.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesJohn Dean, a key witness in the Watergate investigation, said that former President Donald Trump and others will likely face legal repercussions from evidence presented at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing. In an interview with CNN, Dean highlighted testimony by former members of extremist group the Oath Keepers, who were part of the mob that stormed the Capitol.Dean described them as "really classic authoritarian followers, following the leader."He argued that the testimony proves the extent to which the rioters believed they had been sent by Trump, which he said could be used by prosecutors were they to bring charges against the former president.Read Full StoryTrump 'liked the crazies' and wanted Alex Jones and Ali Alexander as Jan. 6 rally speakers despite red flags raised, former spokesperson saysKatrina Pierson, a former campaign spokesperson for Donald Trump and one of the organizers of the January 6 "Stop the Steal" rally, said Trump wanted Alex Jones and Ali Alexander to speak at the event despite the "red flags" they raised.On Tuesday, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, a member of the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot, played a video of Pierson's testimony to the panel in which Pierson commented on Trump's love for "crazies" like Jones and Alexander."Yes, I was talking about President Trump. He loved people who viciously defended him in public," Pierson said in her deposition.Read Full StoryPhoto shows Mark Meadows escorting Rudy Giuliani from the White House following 'UNHINGED' West Wing meeting about 2020 election resultsA photo that Cassidy Hutchinson took of Mark Meadows leading Rudy Giuliani away from the Oval Office.Courtesy of CSPANFormer Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows had to escort former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani from the Oval Office following a chaotic, late-night December 2020 West Wing meeting about the election results, according to new January 6 testimony.Cassidy Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide whose explosive testimony stunned Washington last month, shared with the House Select Committee investigating the Capitol riot a photo she took of Meadows leading  Giuliani away from the Oval Office following the turbulent gathering, which was the site of a face-off between Trump's legal allies and White House lawyers over efforts to promote the then-president's baseless claims of election fraud, according to testimony.The January 6 panel shared the photo alongside real-time text messages Hutchinson was sending from the meeting during its seventh live hearing on Tuesday. READ FULL STORYFormer Twitter employee feared people were going to die on January 6A former Twitter employee told the House committee investigating the attack on the US Capitol that activity on the platform raised concerns that there would be deadly violence in Washington on January 6.The former employee, whose voice was obscured in a recording played during Tuesday's hearing, testified about trying and failing to get the company to intervene as former President Donald Trump's extremist supporters used the platform to repeat his statements about the upcoming protests to the 2020 election results.On the night of January 5, the employee testified about slacking a colleague, a message to the effect of, "When people are shooting each other tomorrow, I will try and rest in the knowledge that we tried."The former employee was on a team responsible for platform and content moderation policies during 2020 and 2021.READ FULL STORYOath Keepers attorney used the 'Queer Eye' loft kitchen from Season 3 as her video background before the January 6 committeeOath Keepers attorney Kellye SoRelle.C-SPANTestifying remotely before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, the Oath Keepers' attorney and acting president used a green screen background from the Netflix show "Queer Eye."Erin Ryan, host of Crooked Media's "Hysteria" podcast, tweeted out a screenshot of the remote deposition from Oath Keepers acting president Kellye SoRelle alongside an image from the third season of the streaming series, which Ryan said she found from a reverse Google image search.READ FULL STORYRep. Liz Cheney ends hearing with bombshell: Donald Trump called a witness in the House January 6 investigationFormer President Donald Trump called a witness in the congressional inquiry into the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, Rep. Liz Cheney said Tuesday, prompting House investigators to notify the Justice Department. "After our last hearing, President Trump tried to call a witness in our investigation. A witness you have not yet seen in these hearings. That person declined to answer or respond to President Trump's call and, instead, alerted their lawyer to the call," said Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, in a bombshell revelation that concluded the House January 6 committee's seventh public hearing."Their lawyer alerted us, and this committee has supplied that information to the Department of Justice," she added. "Let me say one more time: We will take any effort to influence witness testimony very seriously."READ FULL STORYThe January 6 investigators obtained a video of Roger Stone reciting the Proud Boys' 'Fraternity Creed,' the first step for initiation to the extremist groupAn image of Roger Stone is shown on a screen as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.Doug Mills/Pool via APNew details emerged at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing on the close ties between Roger Stone and extremist groups, including that the longtime Donald Trump confidante was recorded reciting the Proud Boys' so-called "Fraternity Creed." Rep. Jamie Raskin, who co-chaired the public hearing, described reciting the creed as "the first level of initiation" into the far-right group, five members of which are scheduled to be tried on seditious conspiracy charges in December.  "Stone's ties to the Proud Boys go back many years," Raskin said. "He's even taken their so-called "Fraternity Creed," required for the first level of initiation to the group."Video then played showing Stone in a crowded outdoor setting, saying, "Hi, I'm Roger Stone. I'm a Western chauvinist, and I refuse to apologize for the creation of the modern world." READ FULL STORYTrump planned to call on his supporters to march to the Capitol on January 6, according to a draft tweetThe House committee investigating the Capitol riot on Tuesday revealed a draft tweet in which President Donald Trump called on his supporters to go to the US Capitol after his speech on January 6, 2021."I will be making a Big Speech at 10AM on January 6th at the Ellipse (South of the White House). Please arrive early, massive crowds expected. March to the Capitol after. Stop the Steal!!" Trump wrote in the draft tweet, which is undated.Trump never sent the tweet, but its existence, along with other messages exchanged between rally organizers, offer proof that the march to the Capitol was premeditated, the January 6 committee said.Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida presented the evidence during Tuesday's hearing, and said: "The evidence confirms that this was not a spontaneous call to action, but rather it was a deliberate strategy decided upon in advance by the president."READ FULL STORYTrump's ex-campaign manger Brad Parscale said in private texts that Trump is to blame for Capitol rioter's deathIn a series of texts revealed at the 7th hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, President Donald Trump's former campaign manger Brad Parscale suggested in a message to former Trump campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson that Trump's words led to the death of a capitol rioter.Messages show Pierson tried to push back, writing that "it wasn't the rhetoric.""Katrina," Parscale wrote back. "Yes it was."Read Full StoryPat Cipollone suggested Pence should get the Presidential Medal of Freedom for refusing to block the Electoral Collage count certificationA video of Pat Cipollone, former White House counsel, is shown as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.Doug Mills/Pool via AP"I think the vice president did the right thing, I think he did the courageous thing," Cipollone said in testimony revealed at the House January 6 committee's seventh public hearing on Tuesday. "I have a great deal of respect for Vice President Pence."Cipollone added that he didn't think Pence had any "legal authority" to do anything other than refuse to give into President Donald Trump's pressure campaign and interfere with the Electoral College certification on January 6, 2021.Read Full Story  11 House Republicans met with Trump to strategize overturning the election results on January 6, and 5 of them later asked for pardonsAccording to Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida, a member of the January 6 committee, several Republicans met at the White House on December 21, 2020, as part of an effort to "disseminate his false claims and to encourage members of the public to fight the outcome on January 6."Vice President Mike Pence, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, and Rudy Giuliani were all at the meeting, along with President Donald Trump.According to White House visitor logs, Rep. Brian Babin of Texas, Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona, Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, Rep. Paul Gosar of Florida, Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland, Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia, Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, and Rep-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia all attended the meeting.Read Full StoryFormer Twitter employee tells January 6 committee that Trump received special treatment from TwitterAn evidence tweet is shown on a screen during a full committee hearing on "the January 6th Investigation," on Capitol Hill on July 12, 2022, in Washington, DC. - The House committee probing the 2021 assault on the US Capitol is examining connections between associates of former US President Donald Trump and far right-wing extremist groups at its seventh hearing on Tuesday.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images"I believe that Twitter relished in the knowledge that they were also the favorite and most used service of the former president and enjoyed having that sort of power within the social media ecosystem," the former Twitter employee told investigators in testimony aired in Tuesday's hearing of the congressional committee investigating January 6.The employee, whose identity was kept secret, was introduced by Rep. Jamie Raskin as having worked on Twitter's content moderation team from 2020 to 2021.Read Full StoryCassidy Hutchinson texted a fellow White House aide 'the west wing is UNHINGED' as Oval Office meeting almost devolved into a brawlCassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection in the Cannon House Office Building on June 28, 2022 in Washington, DC.Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesAccording to messages released by the House January 6 committee, Hutchinson texted the message to another top aide, Anthony Ornato.It was sent amid the scene of a December 2020 Oval Office meeting as Trump attorney Sidney Powell and White House lawyers clashed over efforts to push Trump's debunked election fraud claims. Read Full Story Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone 'set a new land speed record' trying to break up a meeting between Trump, Michael Flynn, and Overstock's CEO, Sidney Powell saidDemocratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, one of the committee members leading Tuesday's January 6 hearing, said former President Donald Trump, election lawyer Sidney Powell, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, and Patrick Byrne, the CEO of Overstock.com, had met to discuss an ongoing effort to reverse the results of the 2020 election.Powell told investigators in previously recorded testimony, however, that the group had "probably no more than 10 or 15 minutes" with Trump before Pat Cipollone, then the White House Counsel, intercepted the meeting."I bet Pat Cipollone set a new land speed record," Powell quipped.Rep. Jamie Raskin says the 'oldest domestic enemy' of US democracy' is 'whipping up mob violence to destroy fair elections'Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., left, listens as Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., speaks as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite"The problem of politicians whipping up mob violence to destroy fair elections is the oldest domestic enemy of constitutional democracy in America," Raskin said in his opening statement during Tuesday's January 6 hearing.He mentioned a time during Abraham Lincoln's presidency, when an 1837 racist mob in Alton, Illinois, during which rioters broke into an abolitionist newspaper's office and murdered the paper's editor, Elijah Lovejoy."If racist mobs are encouraged by politicians to rampage and terrorize, Lincoln said, they will violate the rights of other citizens and quickly destroy the bonds of social trust necessary for democracy to work," Raskin said.Read Full StoryConvicted Capitol rioter testifying in front of the committee warned that a 'Civil War will ensue' if Trump got robbed in 2020Stephen Ayres, who pleaded guilty last month to disorderly conduct in connection to the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot, is set to testify in from to the House committee investigating the January 6 attack.His testimony is expected to underscore how Trump summoned supporters to Washington DC on the day Congress was scheduled to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.On December 26, 2020, Ayres posted to Twitter: "If the [deep state] robs president Trump!!! Civil War will ensue!" It was posted days after Trump called for a "big protest" in his own tweet.Read Full StoryEx-White House counsel Pat Cipollone was against Trump naming Sidney Powell special counselA video of former White House counsel Pat Cipollone is shown as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteIn previously unseen footage from his deposition to the House Select Committee last Friday, Cipollone spoke about Powell being Trump's pick to be special counsel for the Department of Justice to investigate repeatedly disproven wide spread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election."I was vehemently opposed," Cipollone said when asked about Powell being made special counsel. "I didn't think she should've been appointed to anything."Read Full StoryRep. Jamie Raskin says Trump 'electrified and galvanized' his extremist supporters with a tweet calling for a 'big protest'Jamie Raskin listens as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteRaskin, a Maryland Democrat, referenced a December 19, 2020, tweet from Trump during the House's January 6 committee hearing on Tuesday."Big protest in D.C. on January 6th," Trump's tweet said. "Be there, will be wild!" Raskin said that Trump's tweet spurred on "the dangerous extremists in the Oathkeepers, the Proud Boys and other racist and white nationalist groups spoiling for a fight against the government.""Here were thousands of enraged Trump followers, thoroughly convinced by the Big Lie who traveled from across the country to join Trump's wild rally to 'stop the steal,'" he added. "With the proper incitement by political leaders, and the proper instigation from the extremists, many members of this crowd could be led to storm the Capitol, confront the vice president in Congress and try to overturn the 2020 election results."Read Full Story  Ivanka Trump told the House January 6 committee that she believed her father lost re-election 'probably prior' to a formal Electoral Collage vote in December 2020Ivanka Trump.Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesIvanka Trump told the House January 6 committee that she believed her father lost the 2020 presidential election likely before a formal Electoral College vote on December 14, 2020."Was that an important day for you? Did that affect your planning or your realization as to whether or not there was going to be an end to this administration?" an attorney for the committee asked Ivanka Trump in video taped testimony."I think it was my sentiment, probably prior as well," Ivanka Trump said in response.Read Full StoryPat Cipollone's testimony 'met our expectations," Cheney saysFormer White House Counsel Pat Cipollone.Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesJanuary 6 committee vice chair and Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said former White House Counsel Pat Cipollone testified before the panel — and that his testimony "met our expectations."The House committee then aired several clips of Cipollone's sworn testimony at the start of their seventh hearing on Tuesday.Cipollone told the January 6 committee that he agreed Trump should concede the 2020 election and that he lost to Democratic nominee Joe Biden fair and square.  Read Full StoryCheney: Trump is 'not an impressionable child'GOP Rep. Liz CheneyAP Photo/ Andrew Harnik)GOP Rep. Liz Cheney pushed back on excuses for former President Donald Trump's actions during the Capitol riot, saying he was not simply misled about his election lies but knew they were false."President Trump is a 76-year-old man," Cheney said as the January 6 committee began its hearing on Tuesday. "He is not an impressionable child. Just like everyone else in our country, he is responsible for his own actions and his own choices."Cheney said evidence shows Trump was warned "over and over" that there was no sign of widespread election fraud."No rational or sane man in his position could disregard that information and reach the opposite conclusion," she said, "and Donald Trump cannot escape responsibility by being willfully blind."Read Full StoryJan. 6 committee's next hearing expected to link Trump even more closely to the Capitol attackLawmakers on the House January 6 committee will air the inquiry's findings during a public hearing Thursday.Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesFrom its very first hearing, the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol made a point of connecting former President Donald Trump to the violence of that day.A month later, the House panel is poised to delve even deeper. At its next public hearing, set for 1 p.m. ET Tuesday, the committee is expected to focus on how the violent pro-Trump mob coalesced on January 6 and the involvement of far-right groups, including the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers.Committee aides said Monday during a background call with reporters that the panel's seventh hearing would underscore how a single tweet from Trump mobilized his supporters, proving a "pivotal moment that spurred a chain of events, including pre-planning by Proud Boys.""Big protest in D.C. on January 6th," Trump tweeted on December 19, 2020. "Be there, will be wild!"READ FULL STORYCassidy Hutchinson's testimony jolted the DOJ into focusing on Trump in its Jan 6 investigation, report saysCassidy Hutchinson testifying before the Jan. 6 committee on June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoTestimony by Jan. 6 witness Cassidy Hutchinson sparked debate among top Justice Department officials about Donald Trump's potential criminal culpability for the Capitol riot, The New York Times reported. The June 28 testimony by the former White House aide prompted officials to discuss Trump's actions on January 6, 2021, and questions about potential legal ramifications for the former president, sources told The Times. Present at some of the discussions were Attorney General Merrick Garland, and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, the report said. Read Full StoryCassidy Hutchinson and Rep. Liz Cheney have forged an 'unlikely bond' amid January 6 testimony process, per reportCassidy Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide whose explosive January 6 testimony stunned Washington last month, has found a friend and ally in Rep. Liz Cheney, the Wyoming Republican who has been ostracized from the GOP for criticizing the former president and serving as vice-chair on the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot, according to The New York Times.The two Republican women — both on the outs with the party's overwhelming Trump faction — have developed an unlikely bond in recent weeks as the January 6 panel riot zeroes in on increasingly damning testimony against former President Donald Trump.The congresswomen admires Hutchinson's dedication to country over personal power, according to The Times. "I have been incredibly moved by young women that I have met and that have come forward to testify in the Jan. 6 committee," Cheney said in a recent speech at the Reagan Library.Read Full Story A bad day for Steve BannonSteve Bannon asked to delay his mid-July trial by at least three months.Kevin Dietsch/Getty ImagesMonday was not a good day in court for Steve Bannon.The former Trump aide lost on several key pre-trial motions ahead of his upcoming July 18 federal trial on contempt of Congress charges.U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, ruled from the bench that Bannon's defense attorneys couldn't use several of their planned arguments. Nichols also denied Bannon's bid to have the trial date delayed.Insider's Ryan Barber was at the courthouse in Washington, DC, and has more in his dispatch linked below. Read Full Story'That mob on the Mall'An Oath Keeper from Idaho in Bozeman, Montana.William Campbell/Corbis via Getty ImagesWe've got a handy preview for you on Tuesday's next big House January 6 hearing, which will focus on the right-wing extremist groups that in the words of Rep. Adam Schiff helped lead "that mob on the Mall." Laura Italiano breaks down the five potential bombshells she'll be looking out for when the panel convenes at 1 pm. Check out what those are here:Read Full Story The most shocking revelations from the January 6 committee's first hearings on the Capitol attackCassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoThe next January 6 committee hearing is scheduled for July 12, at 10 a.m. ET.Catch up on the biggest revelations from the public hearings thus far.Read Full StoryTeasing new witnesses, Rep. Adam Kinzinger says of Trump and his allies: 'They're all scared. They should be.'Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL).Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesIn a series of Sunday tweets, Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Donald Trump and his allies, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, are "scared" following last week's testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson before the Jan. 6 select committee. "This BIPARTISAN committee has been able to find out things that up until recently were denied by the Jan 6th truthers, so they are left with trying to discredit a young woman with more courage than they could muster in a lifetime. Except… that isn't working," Kinzinger tweeted."Cassidy doesn't seek the limelight, but she is compelled with honor. She didn't even have to swear an oath to the constitution like Kevin, Elise, Kristi Noem and others did. But she volunteered to come under oath to tell what she knows. She is a better person than them all. "Read Full StoryLiz Cheney says the January 6 panel won't 'stand by' and let 'men who are claiming executive privilege' attack Cassidy Hutchinson's characterCassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2022.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesRep. Liz Cheney in an interview that aired on Sunday reaffirmed her confidence in former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony and said that the House panel investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol wouldn't sit by idly and let her endure anonymous attacks.While sitting down with ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., the Wyoming Republican expressed confidence in Hutchinson and the credibility of future hearings."What Cassidy Hutchinson did was an unbelievable example of bravery and of courage and patriotism in the face of real pressure," she said."The Committee is not going to stand by and watch her character be assassinated by anonymous sources and by men who are claiming executive privilege. And so we look forward very much to additional testimony under oath on a whole range of issues," she added.Read Full StoryKinzinger says new witnesses have been coming forward to the Jan. 6 committee since Cassidy Hutchinson's 'inspiring' testimonyRep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois.Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesRep. Adam Kinzinger says that more witnesses have come forward since Cassidy Hutchinson's blockbuster testimony during the Jan 6. hearings last week.  "She's been inspiring for a lot of people," Kinzinger said Sunday on CNN's  "State of the Union." "Every day, we get new people that come forward and say, 'hey, I didn't think maybe this piece of the story that I knew was important, but now that you guys are talking' — I do see this plays in here."Hutchinson, an ex-aide to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, revealed in front of the Jan. 6 committee shocking details of former president Donald Trump's behavior on the day of the Capitol attack, including that he attempted to grab the steering wheel of his SUV and lunged at one of his Secret Service agents, as Insider's Grace Panetta previously reported. "I mean, look, she is going to go down in history," Kinzinger said, referring to the 25-year-old. "People can forget the names of every one of us on the committee. They will not forget her name. And, by the way, she doesn't want that. She doesn't want to be out in the public spotlight."Read Full StoryLiz Cheney says the Jan. 6 committee could potentially make multiple criminal referrals, including one against TrumpU.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) Vice Chairwoman of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, delivers remarks during a hearing on the January 6th investigation on June 9, 2022.Win McNamee/Getty ImagesRep. Liz Cheney in an interview broadcast on Sunday said that the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol could potentially make multiple criminal referrals, including one against former President Donald Trump.During an interview on ABC's "This Week," Cheney — who serves as the vice-chair of the panel — was asked by correspondent Jonathan Karl if the work conducted by its members has shown that Trump's conduct warrants prosecution."Ultimately, the Justice Department will decide that," the Wyoming Republican said. "I think we may well as a committee have a view on that."She continued: "If you just think about it from the perspective of what kind of man knows that a mob is armed and sends the mob to attack the Capitol and further incites that mob when his own vice president is under threat — when the Congress is under threat? It's just very chilling. And I think certainly we will continue to present to the American people what we've found."Read Full StoryDOJ wants a DC judge to reject Steve Bannon's request to delay his contempt-of-Congress trial over January 6 hearings' publicity, saying that he has 'barely been mentioned'Steve Bannon argued in April that his criminal prosecution should be dismissed.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty ImagesThe Department of Justice asked a DC judge on Friday to reject Trump ally Steve Bannon's request to delay his contempt-of-Congress trial, arguing that the January 6 hearings have not revolved around him to the point of distraction.On Wednesday, Bannon's lawyers asked a DC judge to delay his July 18 trial, citing a "media blitz" from the public January 6 committee hearings and saying the request was "due to the unprecedented level of prejudicial pretrial publicity."DOJ lawyers said that Bannon is not as popular as he thinks he is."The Defendant's motion gives the false impression — through general statistics about the volume of viewership of the Committee's hearings and overall media coverage of the Committee's hearings — that all of the Committee's hearings and the attendant media coverage is about him," DOJ lawyers wrote in a filing on Friday. "The truth is just the opposite — the Defendant has barely been mentioned in the Committee's hearings or the resulting media coverage of them."Read More2 Secret Service sources told CNN that Trump angrily demanded to be taken to the Capitol on January 6, partly confirming Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimonyFormer President Donald Trump.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesTwo Secret Service sources told CNN on Friday that they heard about former President Donald Trump lunging at the driver of his presidential SUV on January 6, 2021.The pair of sources, who spoke under the condition of anonymity, backed up much of former Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimony on the altercation in the motorcade vehicle known as "the Beast" after Trump found out he wouldn't be driven to join his supporters at the Capitol."He had sort of lunged forward – it was unclear from the conversations I had that he actually made physical contact, but he might have. I don't know," one of the Secret Service sources told CNN. "Nobody said Trump assaulted him; they said he tried to lunge over the seat – for what reason, nobody had any idea."Read Full StoryMichael Cohen says Trump uses a 'mob boss' playbookMichael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, compared the former president to a "mob boss" amid allegations that Trump allies sought to intimidate Jan. 6 witnesses."Donald Trump never changes his playbook," Cohen told The Washington Post. "He behaves like a mob boss, and these messages are fashioned in that style. Giving an order without giving the order. No fingerprints attached."Read Full StoryTrump allies paid legal fees for multiple Jan. 6 witnesses, including Cassidy Hutchinson, sparking witness-influencing concerns, report saysCassidy Hutchinson, a former top aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies before the January 6 committee in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2022.Brandon Bell/Getty ImagesFormer President Donald Trump's allies and supporters paid the legal fees for multiple people who had provided testimony to the January 6 committee, including the former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, The New York Times reported.Hutchinson eventually fired the lawyer who was paid for a pro-Trump group, and went on to provide damning testimony about Trump, the report said. Two sources familiar with the committee told The Times that they believe Hutchinson's decision to part ways with the lawyer — who had been recommended by Trump allies and paid for by a pro-Trump PAC — likely played a role in her decision to provide new evidence. There are no laws against a third party paying for a witness' legal representation in a congressional inquiry, but the situation may raise some ethical concerns, according to the report.Read Full StoryFormer Secret Service agent said he, too, would have defied Trump's request to be taken to the Capitol on January 6Former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence.PhoPhoto by Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty ImagesFormer Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow said in an op-ed that he also would not have taken then-President Donald Trump to the Capitol on January 6, 2021.In an op-ed published by Newsweek, Wackrow said he was shocked by Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony to the January committee regarding Trump's actions on the day of the Capitol riot. Hutchinson, a former aide in the Trump White House, claimed that Trump had gotten into a physical altercation with the head of his security detail while demanding to be brought to the Capitol."If I had been working on Trump's security detail on January 6, I would have made the same decision as Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Robert Engel to not go to the Capitol based on the known escalating threats," Wackrow wrote.He added, however, that he believed Trump still respects the Secret Service because he probably has seen "first-hand what they're willing to do to protect him and his family." Read Full StoryGOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Cassidy Hutchinson is a 'hero' and has 'more courage than most' Republicans after January 6 testimonyCassidy Hutchinson testifies during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection.Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty ImagesGOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Thursday applauded Cassidy Hutchinson for her testimony to the January 6 committee, saying the former top aide to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has "more courage" than most of his Republican colleagues. "Cassidy Hutchinson is a hero and a real patriot (not a faux 'patriot' that hates America so much they would attempt a coup.)," Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, said in a tweet."Of course they will try to bully and intimidate her. But she isn't intimidated. More courage than most in GOP," Kinzinger added of Hutchinson.Read Full StoryGOP Sen. Pat Toomey says Trump's chances of winning the party's 2024 presidential nomination are 'much more tenuous' following the January 6 committee's hearingsRepublican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania at the White House with Trump in February 2018.AP Photo/Evan VucciRepublican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania suggested Thursday that public hearings from the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, had damaged former President Donald Trump politically, even among Republicans.At the end of a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg that focused on the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Reserve's approach to tackling inflation, the retiring lawmaker was asked whether he believed the hearings would preclude Trump from seeking a second term as president in 2024."I don't know that it means that. I mean he gets to decide whether he's going to run," said Toomey, who was one of seven Republican senators who voted to convict Trump on a charge of incitement of an insurrection after the Capitol riot."Look, I think he disqualified himself from serving in public office by virtue of his post-election behavior, especially leading right up to January 6," Toomey said. "I think the revelations from this committee make his path to even the Republican nomination much more tenuous."Read Full StoryCheney 'absolutely confident' that former White House aide's explosive testimony is credibleRepublican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, vice-chair of the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, speaks during a business meeting on Capitol Hill on December 13, 2021 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesRepublican Rep. Liz Cheney, who serves as vice-chair of the House's January 6 committee, said she is "absolutely confident" that a former White House aide's damning testimony is accurate."I am absolutely confident in her credibility. I'm confident in her testimony," Cheney told ABC News's Jonathan Karl about the allegations made by top Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson this week.Cheney said that Hutchinson showed "an unbelievable example of bravery and of courage" by testifying.Read MoreBannon wants his contempt trial to be delayed because of Jan. 6 hearingsSteve Bannon outside of the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse on June 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.Kevin Dietsch/Getty ImagesTrump ally Steve Bannon has asked for his contempt-of-Congress trial to be delayed because the hearings on the Capitol riot are getting so much publicity.A federal grand jury indicted Bannon in November 2021 on two counts of contempt of Congress after he refused to comply with a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Capitol riot.In a Wednesday court filing, Bannon's lawyers argued that the coverage of the committee's hearings would make his trial unfair.Read More January 6 panel subpoenas former White House counsel Pat CipolloneFormer White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said he would testify about Jeffrey Clark, a DOJ official who outlined ways for Trump to challenge the 2020 election.Alex Wong/Getty ImagesThe House's panel investigating the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone.The demand for Cipollone to appear before the committee comes after explosive testimony from a former top White House aide in the Trump administration, who described Trump and his inner circle's actions before and during the insurrection.Read Full StoryFormer Secret Service agent says Trump's 'girth' would have made it impossible to attack driverOutgoing US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021.MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty ImagesA former White House aide testified that former President Donald Trump grabbed the steering wheel of his SUV and lunged at a Secret Service agent on January 6, 2021, after they refused to take him to the Capitol building.But former Secret Service agents told Insider they have doubts about the story."Trump's not a little guy, right? And the space to actually be able to lunge towards the wheel is not that big," one former agent said, speaking on background to Insider.  "I don't mean to sound disparaging to the former president, but just his girth would prevent him from actually getting to the steering wheel."Keep ReadingHouse Republican who led rioter on tour before insurrection could oversee Capitol policeRep. Barry LoudermilkBill Clark/CQ-Roll Call via Getty ImagesRepublican Rep. Barry Loudermilk — who led a Capitol rioter on a tour of the building the day before the insurrection — could end up overseeing Capitol police.If Republicans regain control of the House, Loudermilk would be next in line to lead the committee that has oversight over the police force attacked by Trump supporters on January 6, 2021.Loudermilk has faced backlash from Democrats after video showed him taking a group on a tour of the Capitol building, showing them hallways, security areas, and stairwells. The next day, members of the tour flaunted a sharpened flagpole bearing the American flag as they marched near the Capitol.It remains unclear whether the group entered the Capitol building itself during the riot.Read Full Story Former Jan. 6 committee investigator announces run for SenateSenior investigative counsel John Wood questions witnesses during the third public hearing of the January 6 committee on June 16, 2022.Anna Moneymaker/Getty ImagesJanuary 6 committee investigator John Wood is launching an independent Senate campaign in Missouri in an effort to stop GOP nominee Eric Greitens.Wood told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he believes Greitens — the former Missouri governor — is likely to win the Republican nomination, and that voters deserved an alternative.Wood, a Republican, said he will run as an independent.Read MoreTrump ally says Hutchinson's testimony was a 'campaign commercial' for Ron DeSantis in 2024Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisPhelan M. Ebenhack/AP PhotoExplosive testimony by a former Trump White House aide could be a boost to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to replace Trump on the presidential ticket in 2024, CNN reported.One Trump adviser said the hearings — which painted as Trump as violent and volatile — were "basically a campaign commercial" for DeSantis. Another told CNN that "no one is taking this lightly."DeSantis has flirted with larger political ambitions and is a rising Republican star who would be poised to fill the leadership vacuum if Trump is forced aside.Read Full StorySecret Service agents willing to dispute Hutchinson's claims about Trump's outburst, reports sayFormer President Donald TrumpSAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesSecret Service agents are willing to testify before the January 6 House panel to refute former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's claim that Trump tried to grab the steering wheel when he demanded to be taken to the Capitol on the day of the insurrection, according to multiple reports.The driver of the car and the head of Trump's security are ready to testify under oath that the former President never lunged for the wheel or physically assaulted the driver, according to CBS News.Read More Hutchinson's testimony could lead to legal trouble for Trump: reportCassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoFormer aides to Donald Trump worry the explosive testimony by a former White House aide could put Trump in legal jeopardy, according to the New York Times."This hearing definitely gave investigators a lot to chew on," former Attorney General Bill Barr told the Times after testimony from top White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson detailed Trump's behavior on the day of the Capitol riot.Hutchinson's testimony painted Trump as a volatile man who knew his supporters were armed on January 6, 2021. Trump also demanded to be taken to the Capitol building, but his security staff refused, Hutchinson said.Mick Mulvaney, who was once Trump's White House Chief of Staff, said evidence of possible witness tampering could open his orbit up to charges.Keep Reading  Former Trump press secretary shares text that appears to show Melania Trump to condemn Capitol riot violenceMelania Trump speaks at the White House on October 09, 2019Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesFormer Trump Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham shared a text exchange on Tuesday that purportedly showed former First Lady Melania Trump refusing to condemn the violence during the Capitol riot. The apparent screengrab of a text exchange was between Grisham and a person named "MT." "Do you want to tweet that peaceful protests are the right of every American, but there is no place for lawlessness & violence?" read the message. "No," the person replied.Representatives for Melania Trump at Trump's post-presidential press office did not respond to a request for comment from Insider.Read Full StoryJohn Eastman drops lawsuit blocking his phone records from January 6 committeeJohn Eastman testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013.Charles Dharapak/APIn a late Tuesday filing, John Eastman dropped a lawsuit he'd filed to prevent the Jan. 6 committee from accessing his phone records."Plaintiff brought this lawsuit primarily to protect the content of his communications, many of which are privileged," the latest filing read. "The Congressional Defendants represented in their motion to dismiss that they were not seeking the content of any of Plaintiff's communications via the subpoena they had issued to Defendant Verizon."The former Trump lawyer's phone was seized by federal agents on June 22, according to a separate suit he filed on Monday, seeking the return of his property. Of interest to investigators are call logs from Eastman's personal device, and the search warrant indicates investigators will not review any additional content from his phone without a court order. Read Full StoryTrumpworld shocked by former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive January 6 testimony, calling it the 'most damning day' and 'insane'Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoIt took six hearings for the January 6 select committee to finally break through to embattled former President Donald Trump's inner circle.Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testified during a surprise hearing Tuesday that Trump was determined to go to the US Capitol with his armed supporters on January 6, 2021, as Congress was certifying the election results. Hutchinson's additional revelations about that day came crashing down on Trumpworld during the two-hour hearing. Among them were that Meadows told Hutchinson "things might get real, real bad" on January 6, that Trump knew his supporters were armed when they flooded the Ellipse to attend his "Stop the Steal" rally, and that Trump said "Mike deserves it" when rioters chanted "hang Mike Pence." "Definitely most damning day of testimony," one former White House aide told Insider. READ MOREFox News host says it's not 'wholly out of character' that Trump 'might throw his lunch' after January 6 testimony on ketchup dripping down the wallFormer President Donald Trump and Fox News Chief Political Anchor Bret Baier.Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty ImagesMoments after a colleague referred to Tuesday's January 6 committee testimony as "stunning," Fox News host Martha MacCallum downplayed new revelations about former President Donald Trump's violent outbursts surrounding his efforts to overturn the 2020 election.Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified that Trump threw a plate in the White House dining room after he found out former Attorney General Bill Barr publicly said there was no evidence of widespread voter fraud, leaving "ketchup dripping down the wall.""I mean, I'm not sure that it really shocks anybody that the president just — knowing what we've seen, observing him over the years — if he got angry then he might throw his lunch," MacCallum said. "I'm not sure. It's obviously a very dramatic detail, and the way that she describes it, um, is. But I'm not sure if this is wholly out of character with the Donald Trump and the President Trump that people came to know over the years."READ MOREHere are all the people who sought preemptive pardons from Donald Trump after the Capitol riot, per January 6 committee witnessesRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., joined from left by Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks at a news conference about the treatment of people being held in the District of Columbia jail who are ch.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2022

YouTube is facing a reckoning. Insiders explain how CEO Susan Wojcicki skirted scrutiny for years and why that could be about to change.

This edition of Insider Weekly: Insiders say a reckoning is coming to YouTube, people are worried about Zillow, and the top TV streamers. Welcome back to Insider Weekly! I'm Matt Turner, co-editor-in-chief of business at Insider.YouTube is a $1 trillion tech giant you likely rarely think about. That's deliberate.The video giant, part of the tech behemoth Alphabet, has a global audience that watches more than 1 billion hours' worth of videos every day. In the first half of this year, it booked $13 billion in revenue. As a standalone company, it would be worth $1 trillion, according to one analyst. And yet, while Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and the Alphabet boss Sundar Pichai have faced grillings on Capitol Hill, the YouTube chief Susan Wojcicki has kept herself and her media empire out of the spotlight. In their story this week, Hugh Langley and Rob Price talked to insiders about how YouTube really operates, how Wojcicki has been able to skirt scrutiny, and whether it can last. Read on to get the inside story on their reporting.Also in this week's newsletter:More and more Gen Zers want to work remotely. But that means they have to learn how to become adults over Zoom. The TV-streaming era is upon us, and television players want to sell their shows to the biggest platforms. Netflix isn't their No. 1 pick.People are worrying about Zillow. These home listings help explain why.Let me know what you think of all our stories at mturner@insider.comSubscribe to Insider for access to all our investigations and features. New to the newsletter? Sign up here. Download our app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.How YouTube has avoided the scrutiny facing Facebook The Google exec Philipp Schindler said the "shift to online video and streaming" was key to the firm's success Sean Gallup/Getty Images Hugh Langley and Rob Price take us behind the scenes of their reporting on how Susan Wojcicki built YouTube into a juggernaut.What prompted you to start looking into YouTube at this moment in Big Tech? Rob: YouTube is fascinating because it has 2 billion users, but it's often left out of the conversation around social media and Big Tech entirely. Almost uniquely of major tech leaders, CEO Susan Wojcicki has never testified before Congress. We wanted to understand how she's managed that and how YouTube really makes decisions.How did you two tackle reporting on this story together? Hugh: We started by sketching out the general contours of the story and the questions we wanted answered. We then spoke to dozens of people - employees, creators, external stakeholders. The reporting was always evolving, but we had a lot of communication through the process - and a lot of spreadsheets.What was one of the most surprising things you uncovered in your reporting? Rob: One thing that really struck me is how much of YouTube's essential infrastructure for making decisions on policy came into being relatively late in its existence. It was only in 2017 - after a major advertiser boycott - that it launched its internal policy council for making decisions about controversial content, as well as an internal blacklist of terrorist groups and other dangerous individuals.What should readers take away from this report? Hugh: One big takeaway is the tricky balancing act Susan is pulling off. The other is YouTube's reach. We all know that billions of people use YouTube, but it also has an outsized influence on other platforms such as Facebook. That makes stamping out harmful content an even bigger responsibility.Read the full report: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki built a $1 trillion video empire by skirting scrutiny and not acting like Facebook.For more on YouTube: Leaked org charts reveal the 49 most important people at YouTube who run the $1 trillion Google-owned video platformGrowing up (on Zoom) RichVintage/Getty Images The pandemic has pushed office life out the door, and Gen Zers are ready to work remotely forever. But a great deal of how people grow, mature, and learn to deal with interpersonal challenges has historically happened in the workplace. As our senior correspondent Rebecca Knight reports, young people will now have to learn how to become adults over Zoom. People used to grow up on the job. Here's what happens now. TV players want to sell their shows to streaming giants Apple; Disney+; Netflix; Hulu; Amazon; HBO; Insider The launch of new streaming services has shaken up Hollywood's hierarchy of top TV buyers. According to entertainment-industry insiders, HBO is the creative holy grail for pros - surpassing Netflix and others as the most desired TV-show landing spot.Creators who sell to HBO know they'll get a promotional and awards push, though Apple TV+ does have the draw of A-list stars. Disney, Netflix, and Hulu have their own attributes, too. 18 TV players reveal where they want to sell their shows - and why.Zillow is stirring up worry Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Zillow has paused homebuying for the rest of the year, leading some to speculate about its algorithm. Insider dug into fewer than 100 listings and found 30 homes Zillow was selling for less than it paid. Zillow's losses highlight the razor-thin margin for error in an environment in which real-estate prices grew at levels unseen since the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis before cooling down.These five homes it purchased explain what's happening.More of this week's top reads:Black founders and execs in Silicon Valley are investing in themselves to create change and diversify the startup landscape. Rolling Stone's new editor-in-chief aims to revamp the storied publication. But first, he'll have to address its diversity issues. Blackstone has a secret weapon to scout for hot tech deals: its own engineers. Crypto seems like nonsense. But lots of people keep getting rich from it. So am I the dumb one?Pete Buttigieg's 2020 donors have their eyes set on 2024. They're prepping for a post-Biden era campaign against VP Harris.There's been a turning point in the Elizabeth Holmes trial. The prosecution produced a smoking gun. Sponsored event invite: We are in the midst of the Great Resignation. 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Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 24th, 2021

Asheville boasts one of the longest foliage seasons in the US - these 10 central hotels offer striking views

These are the best hotels in Asheville, NC including Grand Bohemian, the Biltmore, Cambria, the Renaissance, Kimpton, and Omni Grove Park Inn. When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Omni Hotels Asheville is a big city with a small-town feel in North Carolina. Asheville is near national parks and is known for vibrant dining, breweries, art, and music. Asheville's best hotels are also varied, from boutique inns to B&Bs and brand name luxury. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyWith unbelievable mountain views, a thriving food and drink scene, an emphasis on nature, and a penchant for the arts, Asheville is a must-visit destination. Sitting on "America's Prettiest Drive," the Blue Ridge Parkway, it has mild seasons year-round and one of the longest, most vibrant fall foliage seaons in the US.I've been visiting Asheville for the past decade, and throughout the pandemic, it made it my go-to road trip for its accessible location, outdoor activities, and how safely it's handled COVID-19. Follow my lead and plan a trip to Asheville with a stay at one of the following standout hotels that range from cozy bed and breakfast in a historic neighborhood to trendy downtown high rise, and the lap of luxury at a five-star spa hotel. Browse the best Asheville hotels below, or jump directly to a specific area here:The best hotels in AshevilleFAQ: Asheville, NC hotelsHow we selected the best hotels in AshevilleMore of the best hotels on the East CoastThese are the best hotels in Asheville, sorted by price from low to high. Cambria Downtown Ashville Floor-to-ceiling windows offer direct views of Pisgah Mountain. Booking.com Book Cambria Downtown AshevilleCategory: BudgetNeighborhood: DowntownTypical starting/peak prices: $128/$515Best for: Couples, friends, families, solo travelers, business travelers On-site amenities: Restaurant, bar, fitness room, convenience store, meeting roomsPros: Every room is thoughtfully designed with wide foyers, Bluetooth mirrors in the bathroom, and desks and beds facing floor-to-ceiling windows with mountain views.Cons: TVs only have a few channels and don't connect to streaming services, so don't count on a lot of in-room entertainment.Located next to historic Grove Arcade, the Cambria Downtown Asheville places you in an ideal location to explore Downtown's revered restaurants, bars, breweries, and galleries on foot.The rooms are loft-style, with floor-to-ceiling windows offering direct views of Pisgah Mountain and more space to spread out than most standard hotel rooms. As you walk in, a foyer gradually widens, opening up to a space marked by crisp white beds, a desk, plenty of electrical outlets and USB ports, wood floors, and exposed red brick walls with eye-catching splashes of blue. The bathroom is spacious with a large vanity, walk-in showers, bathtubs in some rooms, and the coolest part, Bluetooth mirrors that can play your music while you get ready.A sundry in the lobby is packed with healthy meals to prepare in your in-room microwave, or head to Hemingway's, a Cuban restaurant and bar on the fourth-floor with a terrace and fire pits. Locals pack this rooftop on weekend nights, so make a reservation to grab a seat. COVID-19 procedures are available here. Renaissance Asheville Hotel Rooms are comfortable, clean, and have mountain views. Marriott Book Renaissance Asheville HotelCategory: Mid-rangeNeighborhood: DowntownTypical starting/peak prices: $131/$512Best for: Couples, solo travelers, business travelers, Marriott loyalistsOn-site amenities: Restaurant, fitness room, pool, meeting rooms, marketPros: This Renaissance has the largest Junior Olympic saltwater swimming pool in Asheville.Cons: The restaurant is only open for breakfast, and the only other food served at the hotel are the snacks and packaged meals available at the on-site market. When you need a nice, but moderate Downtown Asheville hotel with a full list of modern amenities from a trusted brand, choose the Renaissance.I stayed here on a whim as I was passing through Asheville in the height of COVID-19 in 2020, and wanted a hotel brand I knew I could trust to handle the pandemic safely. The Renaissance, a Marriott Bonvoy property, did this exceptionally well and impressed me with their levels of safety and cleanliness.The Renaissance is on the edge of Downtown Asheville and every room has floor-to-ceiling windows that allow you to wake up to see the sunrise over the Blue Ridge Mountains. Rooms are spacious and comfortable with plush beds, textured black headboards, a desk, and a sitting area.Asheville was nicknamed "Bee City USA" in 2012 for its honey bee population and commitment to educating the public about how important bees are for the environment. Staying true to this oath, this hotel houses "bee boxes" from the Bee Institute on its roof to promote sustainability.COVID-19 procedures are available here. 1900 Inn on Montford The lavish, spa-like Cloisters Suite is a top pick for romance and relaxation. Booking.com Book 1900 Inn On MontfordCategory: BoutiqueNeighborhood: Montford Historic DistrictTypical starting/peak prices: $145/$605Best for: Couples, luxury travelers, solo travelers, foodiesOn-site amenities: Dining room, daily breakfast and social hour, live music, games, all-day snacksPros: Book the luxurious 1,300-square-foot Cloisters suite, which has a private garden and a large spa room with a two-person Whirlpool, shiatsu massage, air bath, and walk-in shower.Cons: This hotel is not great for families as children under the age of 12 are not permitted.Perched on a hill in a historic residential neighborhood, just eight blocks from the edge of Downtown Asheville, the Inn on Montford is charming, cozy, and well-placed.This Arts and Crafts style bed and breakfast has eight rooms, each with King beds, gas fireplaces, bathrooms with fiber-optic starry floors, Roman baths, and color-changing, LED-lit vanities.Don't miss the daily cookie selection; one of the innkeepers, Shawnie, makes them herself and prepares a mix of mouthwatering flavors like salted chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, or chocolate-orange.If you're on vacation with your special someone, make it extra romantic and book the Cloisters suite, in the Carriage House, which has 1,300 square feet of space, a private garden, a huge living room, a kitchenette, a bar, a fireplace, and a luxurious 68-square-foot spa room with a two-person Whirlpool tub, shiatsu massage, air bath, and a huge walk-in shower. COVID-19 procedures are available here. Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection Art and design feature prominently, with statement decor in guest rooms. Marriott Book Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph CollectionCategory: LuxuryNeighborhood: Biltmore VillageTypical starting/peak prices: $158 /$600Best for: Couples, families, solo travelers, business travelers, Marriott loyalistsOn-site amenities: Restaurant, bar, art gallery, spa, fitness room, meeting roomsPros: Grand Bohemian Asheville is located directly across the street from the entrance to the famed Biltmore Estate, and the on-site art gallery has local and regional art and jewelry for sale.Cons: In some room categories, the bathroom is separated from the bedroom by a thin curtain rather than an actual door, which isn't ideal for privacy or modesty. Request one with a door if you're traveling with mixed company.This art-driven hotel is the best hotel in Biltmore Village, directly across the street from the entrance to famous Biltmore Estate, known as "America's Largest Home," which was built by George Vanderbilt in 1889 and has a world-class winery, historic gardens, popular restaurants, a farm and over 20 miles of nature trails.Like all Kessler boutique properties, this hotel is innately luxurious, but with a vibe that's creative, relaxing, and comfortable enough to make you feel at home. Art also features prominently, with an on-site art gallery filled with paintings, sculptures, glass art, and jewelry by local artists that are also available for sale.As such, the atmosphere is rich and enticing, with an entrance flanked by a Tudor-style driveway, dramatic candelabras, and heavy burgundy drapes.Inside, stylish, but quirky rooms and common areas juxtapose oil and contemporary paintings and historic busts with surprising sculptures, like a wild hog wearing a tacky tourist hat, and bright purple low lighting that matches velvet chairs alongside fixtures that look like antlers. The rooms are big and enticing, with tufted teal headboards, lamps with tree branch bases, brown and teal-patterned carpeting, and sleek bathrooms with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the soaking tub.COVID-19 procedures are available here.Read our full hotel review of Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville Village Hotel Village Hotel is one of three accommodation options housed within the 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate. Booking.com Book Village HotelCategory: Mid-RangeNeighborhood: Biltmore VillageTypical starting/peak prices: $170 /$705Best for: Families, couples, solo travelersOn-site amenities: Restaurants, bars, pool, spa, fitness room, meeting roomsPros: Village Hotel is located in Antler Hill Village, on Biltmore Estate, right next to a slew of family-friendly restaurants, activities, a petting zoo, a winery, and over 20 miles of nature trails. Cons: Transportation around the estate is currently unavailable due to COVID-19, so guests will need to factor a rental car into the cost of their trip.Village Hotel is one of three accommodation options housed within the 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate, and it's the best pick for families. Located in Antler Hill Village, just steps from the winery, the famed Cedric's Tavern (named after the Vanderbilt family dog), a petting zoo, the outdoor adventure center, and over 20 miles of nature trails, the hotel offers tons to do.The entry-level Village Double Rooms are simple, without fancy bells and whistles, but are modern and spacious with a minimalist black, white and gray color scheme, comfortable double beds, a walk-in shower, and a charming window seat for a vantage point over the beautiful grounds.In addition to all of the aforementioned perks of staying at Biltmore Estate, guests can also dine at Village Social for kid-friendly breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus, or go to The Creamery for "Winky Bar sundaes," which is a waffle cone filled with black cherry ice cream, whipped cream, and a cherry.COVID-19 procedures are available here. Kimpton Hotel Arras Kimpton Hotel Arras has a prime downtown location and impressive perks, especially for pets. Booking.com Book Kimpton Hotel Arras Category: Boutique Neighborhood: DowntownTypical starting/peak prices: $171/$760Best for: Couples, solo travelers, business travelers, travelers with pets, IHG loyalistsOn-site amenities: Restaurant, bar, meeting rooms, fitness center, seasonal book program, free essential toiletriesPros: This hotel boasts a super central location in downtown Asheville, right on Pack Square. Animals may stay at no extra charge and receive special pet amenities.Cons: With its prime downtown location and resident and local foot traffic, this hotel can be loud and crowded.When in Downtown Asheville, look up and you'll spot the Kimpton Hotel Arras; it's the tallest building in all of Asheville.The 128 rooms, suites, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom luxury condos are bright, airy, and filled with natural woods, white and neutral fabrics, textured walls, art by local Asheville artist Catherine Murphy, a desk, and floor-to-ceiling windows facing Downtown Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains.In even the most basic Queen Room, the vanity and bathroom area feels luxurious with a huge walk-in glass shower, marble accents, warm lighting, a dark wood vanity, a large mirror, and a separate toilet.Indulge in drinks and a Mediterranean meal at District 42, and when the sun goes down on a pretty evening, grab a seat by the glass fire pits on the terrace and watch life in Downtown Asheville buzz by. All Kimpton hotels are pet-friendly, too, so bring your dog, cat, bird, iguana or any other animal for no charge. All pet companions are also pampered with perks like stylish feeding bowls, pet beds, treat bags, a ball, and more for free.COVID-19 procedures are available here. The Foundry Hotel Asheville Exposed brick and contemporary furnishings give off an industrial-chic vibe. Hilton Book The Foundry Hotel AshevilleCategory: BoutiqueNeighborhood: DowntownTypical starting/peak prices: $182/$684Best for: Couples, luxury travelers, solo travelers, families, Hilton loyalistsOn-site amenities: Restaurant, bar, fitness room, meeting rooms, courtyard with fire pitsPros: It's just two blocks walking distance from the heart of downtown Asheville, and offers Tesla car service and a Southern soul food restaurant by a six-time James Beard Award nominee.Cons: The internet connection was unreliable when I visited, which is hard for business travelers or those who like to be overly connected.Once the foundry and warehouse that forged steel for Asheville's famous Biltmore Estate, The Foundry Hotel Asheville is now a luxury boutique Hilton property next to Pack Square Park.An ode to the city's Black history, it's located in a historical enclave called "The Block," that was once a hub of African American community and business in the late 19th and 20th centuries.After sipping a glass of Champagne at check-in, make your way up to your room, which feels industrially luxe with exposed brick walls, all-white beds with cream tufted leather headboards, floor-to-ceiling mountain views, and eclectic wall art featuring period paintings and newspaper clippings in mixed oval and rectangular frames.Paying homage to its Black heritage, the on-site Benne on Eagle is a Southern soul food restaurant led by six-time James Beard Award nominee John Fleer. The hotel is just a five-minute walk from Downtown Asheville, but if you'd rather drive, The Foundry's Tesla car service can drop you off. COVID-19 procedures are available here. Abbington Green This charming B&B feels plucked from the English countryside. Booking.com Book Abbington GreenCategory: BoutiqueNeighborhood: Montford Historic DistrictTypical starting/peak prices: $229/$469Best for: Couples, luxury travelers, solo travelers, foodiesOn-site amenities: Dining room, spa, English gardens, daily breakfast and social hour, games, all-day snacksPros: Every room has a King bed (which is unique for most historic bed and breakfasts in Asheville) and TVs you can watch from the bathtub.Cons: Children under the age of 12 are not permitted, which isn't ideal for young families.The English-inspired Abbington Green is an award-winning bed and breakfast, sitting atop a hill with whimsical landscaping and prize-winning manicured gardens.The property has both a main and carriage house, seven rooms, one two-bedroom suite, a spa room, a dining room, and a living room with games, a piano, and a guitar.Every guest room has a King bed, which is unique for historic homes like these, as well as towel warmers, a fireplace, and luxury bathtubs with a view of the TV — perfect for a bubble bath with a glass of wine and your favorite movie.There's an on-site charging station for electric cars, daily breakfast, a social hour, and a beautiful veranda where you can watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge mountains. The warmth of innkeepers Dean and Cherie brings it all together, as they love to talk to their guests, swap travel stories, and make everyone feel right at home.For COVID-19 procedures, call (828) 251-2454. Sourwood Inn The owners spent more than 25 years in the wine industry, and their knowledge filters down to the overall experience of staying here. Booking.com Book Sourwood InnCategory: BoutiqueNeighborhood: Greater AshevilleTypical starting/peak prices: $235/$390Best for: Couples, luxury travelers, solo travelers, nature lovers, foodies, oenophilesOn-site amenities: Dining room, library, loop trails, wine and flower packages, gamesPros: The owners spent more than 25 years in the wine industry and brought that culinary experience to the hotel, giving guests farm-to-table dining, curated wine lists, in-room wine programs, and pairing dinners.Cons: The inn is a 20-minute drive from downtown Asheville on remote mountain roads, so you'll have to factor a rental car into your trip.This romantic bed and breakfast is a true hidden gem that sits largely under the radar in Asheville. Located right off the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, it's just 20 minutes from downtown, positioned on 100 acres of hilly landscapes that make it feel as if you're staying in a national park.There are 12 guest rooms in the cedar and stone-trimmed main house, with a separate Sassafras Cabin, all of which underwent a recent head-to-toe renovation. Rooms are airy and bright, welcoming sunlight through tall windows, plus light-colored walls, wood-burning fireplaces, balconies overlooking Reems Creek Valley, and soaking tubs with scenic Bullhead Mountain views.The owners spent a combined 25+ years in the wine industry, and brought that culinary knowledge to the inn through well-executed farm-to-table cuisine, curated wine lists, food pairings, as well as wine of the month and wine and dine packages that add value for serious oenophiles. COVID-19 procedures are available here. The Omni Grove Park Inn Sprawling grounds feel regal and are exceedingly beautiful. Tripadvisor Book The Omni Grove Park InnCategory: LuxuryNeighborhood: Grove ParkTypical starting/peak prices: $239/$1,049Best for: Couples, luxury travelers, business travelers, families On-site amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness room, pools, spa, meeting rooms, sports complex, outdoor center, golf course, tennis courts, food foraging experiencesPros: Perfect for a honeymoon or couples getaway, this romantic hotel guarantees five-star service, a renowned subterranean spa, and an iconic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains at sunset from its restaurant, Sunset Terrace.Cons: As this is a luxury property, expect to pay premium prices for everything.Few resorts can say they've hosted 10 US presidents and every celebrity you can think of, from Gene Hackman and Helen Carter to Nick Carter and Barack Obama, but The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of them. Additionally, this historic resort, which opened in 1913 is famous for being a World War II internment camp for German diplomats, and served as the hotel and inspiration of choice for author F. Scott Fitzgerald over the course of two summers. Five-star service is unparalleled, with an exterior resembling a majestic stone palace that appears as if it's built right into the mountains. Overlooking 300 acres of hills, woodlands, and the Blue Ridge Mountains, the hotel also sits on a Donald Ross-designed championship golf course.From its famous terrace viewpoint, wander down the stone steps to the subterranean spa (it's so popular that you have to book six or eight weeks in advance to get an appointment) and discover hidden waterfalls along the way. Be sure to drink a glass of wine by one of two huge lobby fireplaces, and look up to see original light fixtures from the first day it opened.You'll likely pinch yourself watching the sunset over the mountains from dinner at Sunset Terrace. It's such an iconic view that, whether you stay at the Omni or not, everyone will ask if you saw it.COVID-19 procedures are available here. FAQ: Asheville, NC hotels What is the best area to stay in Asheville?Asheville is a revered food and drink destination and staying in downtown Asheville puts you within walking distance from many award-winning restaurants and breweries.If you're only in town to visit Biltmore Estate, you could stay in Biltmore Village, which is right across the street from the estate entrance, or at the Biltmore itself. Biltmore Village and Downtown Asheville are the two main attraction areas in Asheville and, luckily for visitors, they are only a 10-minute drive apart.Don't worry about not having a car; Uber and Lyft are everywhere in Asheville's popular areas, and it's easy to catch one to get to and from each. When is the best time of year to visit Asheville?Ask the locals, and they'll tell you there's no such thing as a "low season" in Asheville anymore. As such, the best time of year to visit Asheville is anytime. The award-winning restaurant and brewery scene is always available and the famous Biltmore Estate is a top attraction.If you're planning a fall visit, Asheville's 100+ deciduous trees give it one of the nation's longest fall foliage seaons, making it truly spectacular to visit in September and October. At this time of year, the leaves start to change along the iconic Blue Ridge Parkway, apple-picking season is in full swing, and temperatures drop to the 40s and 50s.Prices get slightly cheaper in January and February when snow and ice make driving in the mountains less appealing, and in March when it's cold and rainy. What are COVID-19 protocols in Asheville?Asheville has been very proactive about COVID-19 risk since the beginning of the pandemic, and stores, restaurants, and businesses strictly enforce local mandates. Currently, there are no restrictions on capacity and social distancing in restaurants, bars, and meeting spaces. Masks are required in all indoor locations in Buncombe County based on advice from medical experts and scientists. What is the best hotel in Asheville?I believe that The Omni Grove Park Inn is by far the best hotel in Asheville. It feels like staying in a palace built into the mountain, right on a championship golf course, with five-star service, a subterranean spa, and unbelievable views of 300+ acres of rolling green hills and the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance. Staying here is the ultimate getaway, whether you're on your honeymoon, planning a girls spa weekend, or looking for a memorable place to spend the holidays. But with rooms hitting peak prices at $1,049 a night, it might not be an option for everyone. However, Asheville is filled with a range of wonderful boutique properties and larger hotels. For the best boutique hotel in Asheville, stay at the Abbington Green, an England-inspired bed and breakfast in the Montford Historic District with large and modern King rooms, daily breakfast, social hours, and beautiful English gardens.For the best hotels in downtown Asheville, the Kimpton Hotel Arras is a dog-friendly hotel right on Pack Square with beautiful and spacious rooms. And across from Grove Arcade, the Cambria Hotel Downtown Asheville offers stylish loft-style rooms with panoramic mountain views, Bluetooth bathroom mirrors, and a terrific terrace restaurant serving authentic Cuban food. What is better in Asheville—a boutique inn or bed and breakfast, or a larger hotel or resort?Both options are wonderful, and the one you choose depends on what your group needs or prefers. Boutique inns or bed and breakfasts are usually in historic residential neighborhoods and offer a cozy and comfortable feel of staying in someone's house. They typically have between six and 16 rooms, so if you're traveling with a small or mid-sized group, you could even rent the entire property.A larger hotel comes with more amenities and usually a more central location within walking distance of great restaurants, bars, breweries, shopping, and entertainment. There are also no age restrictions at larger hotels in Asheville, while most bed and breakfasts don't allow children under the age of 12 so as not to disturb other guests. What is the most romantic hotel in Asheville?With its beautiful stone building, iconic views, luxury service, and intimate feel, there is nowhere more romantic in Asheville than The Omni Grove Park Inn. Make your honeymoon extra special by booking a couples massage at the spa, ordering a tasty steak dinner and a bottle of wine at Sunset Terrace, book a Premium Club Floor Room on the adults-only Club Floor, and end each night with a drink by the lobby fireplace. What is the best hotel for families in Asheville?Village Hotel in Biltmore Estate's Antler Hill Village is great for families. Its basic Village Room starts at $170 and comes with two double beds. If you need more room, upgrade to the Village Double with Living Room, which starts at $320 per night and comes with a bedroom with two double beds, a separate living room with a couch, two twin sleeper sofas, and two full bathrooms.The location is also a huge benefit for families as it is steps away from family-friendly restaurants, the Farmyard petting zoo, 20+ miles of easy nature trails, falconry, and the Biltmore Gardens Railway, which has model trains that kids will love.How cheap or expensive is it to plan a trip to Asheville?Asheville is definitely a top tourist destination in the United States, so prices are constantly rising. That said, there is so much to do and see in Asheville, from hiking, biking, and kayaking to award-winning restaurants, breweries, and the Biltmore. These activities run from free or cheap to quite expensive. Hotels and resorts also run the gamut from $128 to $1,049 per night, and there are also tons of Airbnbs at a variety of price points. If you'd prefer one, we rounded up the best vacation rentals in Asheville as well. How we selected the best hotels in Asheville I chose the properties on this list based on my own deep knowledge of Asheville, supplemented by the research points listed below. I extensively researched and visited each hotel and selected properties with excellent recent reviews and ratings of 4 or higher on trusted traveler sites like Tripadvisor or Booking.com.All properties offer a variety of accommodation types, from boutique bed and breakfasts to brand-name hotels and luxury resorts.They range in starting price from $128 to $1,049 per night to suit a range of budgets. Hotels are located in Asheville's top neighborhoods and historic districts, and are near popular restaurants, breweries, shops, and attractions.All hotels offer COVID-19 safety policies, which we've linked for each property, or provided contact information where you can find out more. More of the best hotels on the East Coast Tripadvisor The best hotels in BostonThe best hotels in New York CityThe best hotels in PhiladelphiaThe best hotels in Washington, DCThe best hotels in Ocean City, MarylandThe best hotels on Hilton Head IslandThe best hotels in Myrtle BeachThe best hotels in CharlestonThe best hotels in SavannahThe best hotels on Tybee IslandThe best hotels in Florida Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 24th, 2021

Gen Zers are taking on more debt, roommates, and jobs as their economy gets worse and worse

If you're racking up credit-card debt and missing payments right now, you're not alone. It all falls against the backdrop of a looming recession. Anthony Strain.Anthony Strain Gen Zers are taking on credit-card debt — and missing their payments — at a rising rate. We spoke with three of them about the financial challenges they're facing. Student debt, inflation, and housing costs continue to be obstacles as a recession looms. Anthony Strain was desperate for another roommate. The 26-year-old from Pittsburgh is currently unemployed, $50,000 in debt, and falling behind on his gas and electricity payments. To provide "financial breathing room" and help shoulder their $800 monthly rent, Strain said he and his partner found another person to move in with them and help split the bills. "We wanted this system to minimize the average cost per person of living here," he said, adding that the trio splits the costs of rent, utilities, and subscriptions to streaming platforms.Strain isn't the only young American experiencing financial challenges right now. Amounts of credit-card debt and delinquency rates are on the rise, especially among 18- to 29-year-olds. It comes as most economists predict a recession in 2023, as inflation is up 7.7% versus this time in 2021, and as rents — while beginning to fall in some cities — remain elevated. It's caused young Americans to take out more debt, bring on more roommates, and pick up more work.To be sure, not all Gen Zers are struggling. Americans aged 16 to 24 have seen a wage growth of 13% over the last year — well above the 7.7% inflation over the same period — as companies have raised pay to attract workers. But if a recession comes, Gen Zers could be among the hardest hit due to mounting debt, few savings, and vulnerability to layoffs.The ones Insider spoke with don't have a lot of hope for the near future."We try to endure, but I don't know if we will last the winter unscathed," Strain said.'My generation and I will not have the same opportunities to build our futures as our parents and grandparents did'Strain said that the over two-year student-loan-payment pause has helped, but that he's continued to struggle with private loans and credit-card debt."It's gotten to a point where my payments cover the interest and not much else," he said. "Both of my credit cards are maxed, with one actually surpassing the credit limit thanks to interest."US credit-card debt overall rose $38 billion between July and September of this year, per the New York Fed. The 15% year-over-year increase was the largest in over two decades. While overall delinquencies remain below pre-pandemic levels, all age groups saw upticks in missed payments over the past quarter. For older Gen Zers, the delinquency rate rose to over 6%, though still below the roughly 9% pre-pandemic rate. "Is this simply a reversion to earlier levels with forbearances ending and stimulus savings drying up, or is this a sign of trouble ahead?" New York Fed researchers wrote of the overall rise in missed payments.One 24-year-old Californian who asked to remain anonymous told Insider she's had to "deplete her savings" to financially support herself while pursuing a master's in finance program in Paris.She said she works as an intern but makes roughly $1,250 per month. She's taken on babysitting jobs to bring in extra income, but even so, she said her bank account "goes to zero or below every month."She hopes that taking on student loans for her master's will ultimately pay off financially, but she's not overly optimistic."Honestly, I don't think that any amount of education can save me or others from what is happening," she said. "My generation and I will not have the same opportunities to build our futures as our parents and grandparents did."Among 2019 and 2020 graduates, the average borrower had a student-loan-debt total of over $28,000. While the Biden administration's student-loan-forgiveness plan could reduce balances for some borrowers by up to $20,000, the plan is currently on pause after opponents have challenged it in court. As a finance student, she knows she's supposed to start saving for retirement as soon as possible, but said this is challenging with expenses and student-loan payments weighing her down."I don't know when I will even have the ability to begin saving for retirement if I can barely feed myself now."Laurence Kotlikoff, an economist at Boston University, previously told Insider that due to savings challenges and rising costs, over half of Gen Z could enter retirement without sufficient savings.'At this point, I can barely scrape together enough to stay afloat'Another Gen Zer who asked to remain anonymous told Insider they were making over $50,000 a few years ago through education and freelance-programming gigs. The 23-year-old said they've since been laid off from the position that provided the bulk of their income, however, and have seen their financial situation slowly crumble as a result over the past few years. They're now over $20,000 in debt, and between all their expenses, they said they're lucky to have $5 in their "checking account at the end of the month.""At this point, I can barely scrape together enough to stay afloat," they said.Per the NY Fed's report, the average credit-card balance of 18- to 29-year-olds rose to roughly $2,000 in the third quarter, up from roughly $1,500 the year prior, and rising prices are among the reasons why. Inflation cooled slightly in October but remains well above the Federal Reserve's 2% target. "I am someone who got lucky, who got a great job, followed sound financial advice, and was doing well," the Gen Zer said. "And I still got stung."While unemployment rates remain low relative to historic levels, employers laid off nearly 1.4 million Americans in October, and the 26-year-old Strain is currently among the unemployed.He works in the film-and-television industry, which he said is in a "slow season" until spring. He's applied for unemployment benefits in the past, but said the last time he did so he didn't receive his first check for six months, which has discouraged him from trying again. He's explored working for Amazon, but said the company is cutting back hiring and that he's found it hard to find another job. His partner is employed, which has helped them meet expenses in the short term. "The pressure is on," he said. "I'm hopeful that I can secure work soon and stay buoyant. It'll be tough, but I have no other choice than to stay determined. A lot of peers my age are in the same boat." Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 4th, 2022

Paramount"s (PARA) Pluto TV AVOD Service Launches in Canada

Paramount Global (PARA) partners with Toronto-based Corus Entertainment to launch its ad-supported streaming service, Pluto TV in Canada. Paramount Global’s PARA ad-supported streaming service Pluto TV continues its international rollout with the launch of the service in Canada through a partnership with Toronto-based Corus Entertainment, which has a large library of food and lifestyle programming and operates Global News.The service will feature 110 themed linear FAST (free, ad-supported) channels, including some built around durable Paramount franchises such as CSI, NCIS, and South Park, as well as 20,000 hours of on-demand programming.The Canadian version of Pluto will also have some Canuck-centric features, including more than 30 channels of local content. That batch includes  six Home & DIY channels, four Food channels, and news and opinion programming from Global News, focused on more than a dozen of cities and provinces.Local programming includes series such as Love It or List It, Property Brothers, Bryan Inc., Border Security, and Chopped Canada. It also includes a series of French-language channels that serve particularly the audiences in Quebec. Those channels include Dora TV FR, Tortues Ninja TV, South FR, Doctor Who FR, Degrassi FR, Alerte a Malibu, and Les Nouveaux Detectives.All children's channels on PlutoTV Canada are ad-supported, which will be sold by Corus and licensed by Toronto-based advertising provider ThinkTV. Corus already serves the Canadian children's advertising market with linear channels, such as Teletoon and YTV.Paramount Global Price and Consensus Paramount Global price-consensus-chart | Paramount Global QuoteStrength in Pluto TV to Aid Global Subscriber BasePluto, which was launched in 2013, is already distributed in about 30 countries and territories, including the United States, Latin America, Central Europe and the Nordic countries of Europe. The service has a vast programming lineup that features more than 70 unique and locally curated channels, which are now live in each country. This is expected to boost the streamer’s global monthly active users (MAU) in the near term.In the third quarter 2022, Pluto TV maintained its lead as the #1 free ad-supported streaming tv service in the U.S. Pluto TV’s global MAUs increased to nearly 72 million. Pluto TV’s total global viewing hours grew by strong double-digits year over year.The platform has gained immense popularity with more than 250 live events, linear channels and thousands of hours of on-demand content. Pluto TV partners with more than 175 content providers, including media houses, film and TV studios that help it produce various content.International Expansion Builds Strength for ParamountAmong other factors, the company’s constant efforts to expand the availability of its streaming services internationally are noteworthy. Beyond Europe, Paramount is gearing up for an India launch for Paramount+ in 2023. The company’s FAST service Pluto TV is also making international waves, recently turning up in the Nordics followed by Canada.However, Paramount is facing significant competition in the streaming market from Netflix NFLX, Disney DIS and Apple’s AAPL Apple TV+.Since the launch of Apple TV+, several Apple original series and films have earned more than 240 awards and 950 nominations, including the acclaimed SAG Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards and Critics Choice Awards. These accolades are catching viewers’ attention and helping it to win market share from Netflix and Disney.Both Netflix and Disney are set to launch their ad-tier subscriptions by the end of this year. These low-cost subscription plans are expected to further increase competition for Paramount.Paramount shares have outperformed Disney and Netflix on a year-to-date basis, while underperforming Apple.This Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) company has lost 36.5% of its shares year to date compared with the Zacks Consumer Discretionary space, which fell 35.2% in the same period.While Apple shares are down 15.4%, Disney and Netflix have dropped 37.9% and 52.4%, respectively.You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here. Zacks Names "Single Best Pick to Double" From thousands of stocks, 5 Zacks experts each have chosen their favorite to skyrocket +100% or more in months to come. From those 5, Director of Research Sheraz Mian hand-picks one to have the most explosive upside of all. It’s a little-known chemical company that’s up 65% over last year, yet still dirt cheap. With unrelenting demand, soaring 2022 earnings estimates, and $1.5 billion for repurchasing shares, retail investors could jump in at any time. This company could rival or surpass other recent Zacks’ Stocks Set to Double like Boston Beer Company which shot up +143.0% in little more than 9 months and NVIDIA which boomed +175.9% in one year.Free: See Our Top Stock and 4 Runners Up >>Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report Apple Inc. (AAPL): Free Stock Analysis Report Netflix, Inc. (NFLX): Free Stock Analysis Report The Walt Disney Company (DIS): Free Stock Analysis Report Paramount Global (PARA): Free Stock Analysis ReportTo read this article on Zacks.com click here.Zacks Investment Research.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksDec 3rd, 2022

3 Wireless Stocks Likely to Ride on Fast-Track 5G Deployment

The accelerated pace of 5G deployment should help the Zacks Wireless National industry thrive despite chip shortages and raw material price volatility. T, CMBM and STRY are well poised to make the most of the current scenario. The Zacks Wireless National industry appears well poised to benefit from healthy demand trends with the gradual revival in post-pandemic market conditions. However, high capital expenditure for infrastructure upgrades, margin erosion due to a challenging macroeconomic environment and supply-chain disruptions owing to continued chip shortage and tense geopolitical conditions have dented the industry’s profitability.Nevertheless, AT&T Inc. T, Cambium Networks Corporation CMBM and Starry Group Holdings, Inc. STRY are likely to benefit in the long run from higher demand for scalable infrastructure for seamless connectivity with a wide proliferation of IoT and a faster pace of 5G rollout.Industry DescriptionThe Zacks Wireless National industry primarily comprises companies that provide a comprehensive range of communication services and business solutions. These include wireless, wireline, local exchange, long-distance calls, data/broadband and Internet, video, managed networking, messaging, wholesale and cloud-based services to retail consumers. The firms within the industry also offer IP-based voice and data services, targeted advertising, television, streaming content, cable networks and publishing operations, multiprotocol label switching networking, fiber optic long-haul networks, hosting and communications systems to businesses and government agencies. In addition, the firms provide edge computing services that allow businesses to route application-specific traffic to where it is required and is most effective — whether in the cloud, the network, or on their premises.What's Shaping the Future of the Wireless National Industry?Accelerated 5G & Fiber Optic Deployment: Most industry participants are deploying the latest 4G LTE Advanced technologies to deliver higher peak data speeds and capacity, driven by customer-focused planning, disciplined engineering and investments for infrastructure upgrades. The companies are also expanding their fiber optic networks to support 4G LTE and 5G wireless standards as well as wireline connections. The fiber-optic cable network is vital for backhaul and the last mile local loop, which are required by wireless service providers for 5G deployment. Fiber networks are also essential for the growing deployment of small cells that bring the network closer to the user and supplement macro networks to provide extensive coverage. Further, leading firms within the industry have been deploying the C-Band spectrum to gain additional coverage. These mid-band airwaves offer significant bandwidth with better propagation characteristics for optimum coverage in rural and urban areas compared with mmWave.Demand Supply Imbalance: Increased infrastructure spending for network upgrades has largely compromised short-term margins. Unless the high investments generate healthy ROI in the long run, it is likely to weigh on the bottom line. In addition, the industry is continuously facing a shortage of chips, which are the building blocks for various equipment used by telecom carriers. Uncertainty regarding chip shortage and supply-chain disruptions leading to a dearth of essential fiber materials, shipping delays and shortages of other raw materials are likely to affect the expansion and rollout of new broadband networks. Extended lead times for basic components are also likely to impact the delivery schedule and escalate production costs. Moreover, high raw material prices due to the prolonged Russia-Ukraine war and the consequent economic sanctions against the Putin regime have affected the operation schedule of various firms. The demand-supply imbalance has crippled operations and largely affected profitability due to inflated equipment prices.Transition from Legacy Services to Cloud Architecture: Aggressive promotional expenses, lucrative discounts and the adoption of several low-priced service plans to attract and retain customers amid a challenging macroeconomic environment are eroding profits. A steady decline in linear TV subscribers and legacy services adds to the margin woes. Consequently, the firms within the industry are increasingly seeking diversification from legacy telecom services to more business, enterprise and wholesale opportunities. The companies are making significant investments to upgrade their network and product portfolio, including considerable advances in software-defined, wide-area network capabilities and a new Cloud Core architecture. This has realigned the companies’ wireless network toward a software-centric model to cater to increasing business demands and customer needs through remote facilities. The industry players are focused on bringing improved operational efficiencies through network simplification and rationalization, thereby boosting end-to-end provisioning time and driving standardization.Zacks Industry Rank Indicates Bright ProspectsThe Zacks Wireless National industry is housed within the broader Zacks Computer and Technology sector. It carries a Zacks Industry Rank #60, which places it at the top 24% of more than 250 Zacks industries.The group’s Zacks Industry Rank, which is basically the average of the Zacks Rank of all the member stocks, indicates encouraging prospects. Our research shows that the top 50% of the Zacks-ranked industries outperform the bottom 50% by a factor of more than 2 to 1. The industry’s positioning in the top 50% of the Zacks-ranked industries is a result of a positive earnings outlook for the constituent companies in aggregate.Before we present a few wireless national stocks that are well-positioned to outperform the market based on a strong earnings outlook, let’s take a look at the industry’s recent stock market performance and valuation picture.Industry Outperforms S&P 500, SectorThe Zacks Wireless National industry has outperformed the S&P 500 composite and the broader Zacks Computer and Technology sector over the past year.The industry has lost 5.3% over this period compared with the S&P 500 and the sector’s decline of 13.7% and 31.9%, respectively.One Year Price PerformanceIndustry's Current ValuationOn the basis of the trailing 12-month enterprise value-to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA), which is the most appropriate multiple for valuing telecom stocks, the industry is currently trading at 7.63X compared with the S&P 500’s 12.02X. It is also below the sector’s trailing 12-month EV/EBITDA of 8.83X.Over the past five years, the industry has traded as high as 12.02X and as low as 5.46X and at the median of 6.95X, as the chart below shows.Trailing 12-Month enterprise value-to-EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) Ratio3 Wireless National Stocks Likely to Move Ahead of the PackAT&T: Based in Dallas, TX, AT&T is the second-largest wireless service provider in North America and one of the world’s leading communications service carriers. The company offers a wide range of communication and business solutions that include wireless, local exchange, long-distance, data/broadband and Internet, video, managed networking, wholesale and cloud-based services. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for current-year earnings has been revised 4.4% upward since July 2022, while that for the next year is up 6.3% over the same time frame. AT&T has spun off its media assets and merged them with the complementary assets of Discovery to focus on core businesses. With a customer-centric business model, AT&T is witnessing healthy momentum in its postpaid wireless business with a lower churn rate and increased adoption of higher-tier unlimited plans. It has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 3.4% and delivered an earnings surprise of 5.3%, on average, in the trailing four quarters. The stock has a VGM Score of B. AT&T carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here. Price and Consensus: TStarry Group: Headquartered in Boston, MA, Starry Group is a leading licensed fixed wireless technology developer and Internet service provider. Leveraging wideband hybrid-fiber fixed wireless technology, it is deploying gigabit-capable broadband to the home without bundles, data caps or long-term contracts. With a simple and accessible connectivity focus, the company aims to target the cord-cutters who are looking for alternative broadband options. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for current-year earnings has been revised 3.3% upward since August 2022. Starry Group carries a Zacks Rank #2.Price and Consensus: STRYCambium: Headquartered in Rolling Meadows, IL, Cambium operates as a wireless solutions provider, connecting people with a flexible network infrastructure with a broad portfolio of fixed wireless broadband and Wi-Fi networking solutions. The innovative offerings enable the creation of a unified wireless fabric that spans multiple frequencies of Wi-Fi, managed centrally via the cloud. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for current-year earnings has been revised 65.3% upward since July 2022. Cambium is well-positioned to benefit from proprietary software and product ramp-up, likely facilitating it to deliver a compelling combination of price, performance and spectrum efficiency. One of its major advantages is its fixed wireless broadband networking infrastructure solutions, distinguished by embedded intelligence and scalability. It delivered an earnings surprise of 109.3%, on average, in the trailing four quarters and has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 16%. Cambium carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).Price and Consensus: CMBM Zacks Names "Single Best Pick to Double" From thousands of stocks, 5 Zacks experts each have chosen their favorite to skyrocket +100% or more in months to come. From those 5, Director of Research Sheraz Mian hand-picks one to have the most explosive upside of all. It’s a little-known chemical company that’s up 65% over last year, yet still dirt cheap. With unrelenting demand, soaring 2022 earnings estimates, and $1.5 billion for repurchasing shares, retail investors could jump in at any time. This company could rival or surpass other recent Zacks’ Stocks Set to Double like Boston Beer Company which shot up +143.0% in little more than 9 months and NVIDIA which boomed +175.9% in one year.Free: See Our Top Stock and 4 Runners Up >>Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report AT&T Inc. (T): Free Stock Analysis Report Cambium Networks Corporation (CMBM): Free Stock Analysis Report Starry Group Holdings, Inc. (STRY): Free Stock Analysis ReportTo read this article on Zacks.com click here.Zacks Investment Research.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksNov 30th, 2022

Fubo TV"s (FUBO) Fubo Sports Network Launches on Amazon Freevee

Fubo TV (FUBO) brings Fubo Sports Network on Amazon Freevee. Fubo TV FUBO recently announced that it has expanded the distribution of Fubo Sports Network on Amazon Freevee, Amazon’s AMZN premium free streaming service.Sports fans on Amazon Freevee can now watch live sports games, award-winning original shows, sports movies and more from the Fubo Sports network.This makes the channel available on more than 155 million devices, which bolsters the user base of the Fubo sports network without charging the viewers any extra cost.Fubo Sports Aids Growth at Fubo TVFubo Sports Network ended September 2022 with its highest viewership to date, marking a 121% increase year over year.This growth is not only attributed to Fubo expanding its services on various streaming platforms but also to its efforts towards expanding its original program content.Airing It Out with Housh and Scandrick, a football-focused talk show that kicked off with a 2022-23 NFL season preview episode on Sep 6 and The Young Person Basketball Podcast with R.J. Hampton that started on Oct 23, including guests like former NBA champion turned successful sports agent Mike Miller, have received traction.It also released new seasons of popular returning original shows Getcha Popcorn Ready with T.O. and Hatch hosted by Terrell Owens and Matthew Hachette and No Chill with Gilbert Arenas hosted by Gilbert Arenas and Josiah Johnson.These have magnified impact on Fubo’s ad revenues as it reached $22.5 million in third-quarter fiscal 2022, increasing 21% year over year.This strong performance is also a result of cord-cutting with consumers shifting to online live streaming. Per Outlook, 5 million people have cut cable TV cords in 2022, which is 55.1% of the residents in the United States.  According to a study by Cord Cutters News, sports streaming has risen in popularity as 28% of Americans prefer watching sports through a streaming service. This again establishes a huge opportunity for Fubo to achieve strong growth further.For the fourth-quarter fiscal 2022, Fubo has revised its revenue guidance upward to $277.5-$282.5 million in North America, which suggests 22% year-over-year growth while for the rest of the world it is projecting around $5-$6 million.Fubo Faces CompetitionAs the demand for online sports streaming platforms increases, so do the players in this industry. Fubo which has a Zacks Rank#3 (Hold) is facing stiff competition from renowned companies like The Walt Disney Company DIS and Dish Network DISH.You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.Shares of Fubo have declined 82.9% year to date compared with Disney’s and Dish’s decline of 38.8% and 51.6% respectively. The Zacks Consumer Discretionary fell 34.4% in the same time frame.Disney’s HULU has added 20 sports movies so far in 2022, which include Hardball for baseball fans, Leatherheads for football fans, Ali and Creed II for boxing fans, Hoosiers and Hoop Dreams for basketball fans and much more. For fourth-quarter fiscal 2022, Hulu’s Live TV revenues per paying customer were $86.77, which rose 2.2% year over year.Dish Network’s Sling TV has popular channels such as NFL RedZone, NBA TV, NHL Network, Golf Channel, beIN SPORTS, Olympic Channel, Tennis Channel and FS2. The platform raised its subscription price by $5 this November, which should add to its top line.  Zacks Names "Single Best Pick to Double" From thousands of stocks, 5 Zacks experts each have chosen their favorite to skyrocket +100% or more in months to come. From those 5, Director of Research Sheraz Mian hand-picks one to have the most explosive upside of all. It’s a little-known chemical company that’s up 65% over last year, yet still dirt cheap. With unrelenting demand, soaring 2022 earnings estimates, and $1.5 billion for repurchasing shares, retail investors could jump in at any time. This company could rival or surpass other recent Zacks’ Stocks Set to Double like Boston Beer Company which shot up +143.0% in little more than 9 months and NVIDIA which boomed +175.9% in one year.Free: See Our Top Stock and 4 Runners Up >>Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Free Stock Analysis Report DISH Network Corporation (DISH): Free Stock Analysis Report The Walt Disney Company (DIS): Free Stock Analysis Report fuboTV Inc. (FUBO): Free Stock Analysis ReportTo read this article on Zacks.com click here.Zacks Investment Research.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksNov 30th, 2022

55 thoughtful gifts you can get on Amazon for less than $50

A meaningful gift doesn't have to be expensive. We rounded up the best under-$50 gifts on Amazon — most of them Prime-eligible. When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.A more expensive gift isn't always more meaningful. Here are 55 Amazon gifts under $50 that you'll love to give and others will love to receive.AmazonThe holiday season is here, which means it's time to get serious about gift shopping. As expert shoppers and product reviewers, we're here to make the holiday gifting process as simple as can be. If you're looking for gifts that ship out quickly and don't break the bank, look no further. Below, we've rounded up some of the best gifts you can find for $50 or less — for everyone on your list. From quirky kitchen gadgets to affordable tech, this list runs the gamut. To boot, you can find all of these products on Amazon for easy shopping, and shipping — most of the gifts on this list have fast, free Prime shipping. Keep reading for 55 of the best gifts you can snag on Amazon for $50 or less. A breakfast sandwich makerAmazonHamilton Beach Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker, $37.59A lazy cook's dream, this breakfast sandwich maker whips up a delicious breakfast sandwich in five minutes with minimal effort on their end. All they have to do is load the device up with their favorite bread, cheese, and meats or veggies, add some eggs, and the gadget does the rest of the work.A blanket they can wearAmazonThe Comfy Wearable Blanket, $49.99 For the homebody who loves nothing more than being cozy, this wearable blanket is the ultimate gift. The aptly-named Comfy is a plush sherpa blanket in the form of an oversized hoodie. It's big enough for them to cuddle up in and keep them warm all winter long. A mug that keeps their coffee hot all dayAmazonCorkcicle Insulated Coffee Mug, $36.97Whether they have a flourishing mug collection or a lean one, this insulated cup from Corkcicle will be a welcome addition. It's made of durable shatterproof materials for even the messiest of sippers. Best of all, it keeps drinks hot for three hours, so they don't have to worry about their morning coffee going cold.A hilarious card game for meme loversAmazonWhat Do You Meme Game, $20.97Lighten up game night with this hilarious card game. Fits of laughter are 100% guaranteed. If they already have this game, you can always opt for an expansion pack.A pair of slides they can wear indoors or outdoorsAmazonEQUICK Cloud Slides, $16.99The perfect pair of slippers to throw on while they go grab the paper, pick up a coffee, or go to a workout class, these TikTok-famous pillow slides are comfy, easy to slip on, and totally on trend.A PopSocket that reflects their interestsAmazonPopSockets Donut PopGrip, $16.99Not only are PopSockets a great way to grip a phone more easily or use as an impromptu stand, but they're also fun ways for people to express themselves. Amazon offers plenty of variations, from a movable vinyl record to a neon doughnut.Homemade breakfast made with a heart-shaped waffle makerAmazonDash Mini Waffle Maker Machine, from $10.00Get up early, and make your friend, significant other, or family member heart-shaped mini waffles for breakfast. The Dash Mini Maker is compact enough to keep for special occasions without cramping your kitchen, too.  A durable, inexpensive Fire tabletAmazonFire 7 Tablet, $49.99Amazon's Fire tablets are a relatively great deal for a tablet if you're not looking for anything super high-performance driven or luxe. For the average user, they're a good fit. It's Alexa-enabled, so they can get quick access to music and entertainment or messages and calling, and it has up to seven hours of battery life. If you're willing to spend more, you can shop the latest versions here. A smart home cameraAmazonWyze Alexa-Enabled Smart Home Camera, $35.98The Wyze v3 Camera is a popular and affordable smart home option that rivals expensive models. It's Alexa- and Google Assistant-enabled and lets them view the footage anywhere on their mobile device.  Read our full review of the Wyze v3 Camera here. A touch control bedside lampAmazonYarra-Decor Touch Control Table Lamp with USB ports, $23.89Home feels more comfortable and serene for them with this bedside lamp. The dimmable lamp is touch control with three brightness options and has two USB charging ports.A digital camera that instantly prints photosAmazonKodak Printomatic Digital Instant Print Camera, $47.49Instead of waiting on photos, this digital camera instantly prints those precious memories. Each moment is captured on 2 x 3" photos that are in full-color and durable, where they are tear and water-resistant. This convenient device can also save the photos to a MicroSD Card. A cast-iron skilletLily Alig/InsiderLodge 10.25-Inch Cast-Iron Skillet, $19.90This 10.25-inch cast-iron skillet is one that became minorly famous online. Lodge has been making cast iron cookware since 1896, so they've learned a thing or two about what makes a great kitchen tool. A portable and waterproof speakerAmazonAnker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, $27.99This wireless Bluetooth speaker is waterproof, durable, and easily portable. It has 24 hours of playtime and maintains sound quality even at high volumes. A cold brew coffee makerAmazonTakeya Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker, $27.99This cold brew maker is as inexpensive as it is convenient, and it can even save hundreds of dollars per year. It easily fits into most refrigerator doors, is simple to use, and makes a good amount of cold brew at once. If they need more than one quart, there's also a two-quart option under $40. Read our full review of the Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker here.Highly rated in-ear earbudsAmazonPanasonic ErgoFit In-Ear Earbud Headphones, $9.24Whether for everyday use, the gym, as a backup, or just for travel when Bluetooth headphones won't connect to the in-flight entertainment, there are ample uses for really solid in-ear buds with a stereo plug. This pair has an extended cord and three sets of ear pads for the perfect fit.A cult-favorite clay maskAmazonAztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Facial & Body Mask, $14.95The Aztec Clay Mask is one of those cult-favorite products of the internet that's driven from the obscure depths of Amazon to beauty vlogs, Youtube testimonials with millions of views, and even the Sephora beauty blog. It's been called "the world's most powerful facial," and it's also under $10. It can be mixed with water, but it works best with a little bit of apple cider vinegar.Read our full review of the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Facial & Body Mask here.An electric bottle openerAmazonOster Cordless Electric Wine Bottle Opener with Foil Cutter, $24.99This slim device cuts foil and uncorks wine bottles seamlessly, then stows easily out of sight. It has to be charged, but it'll open 30 bottles per charge. A universal USB wall chargerAmazonAnker 4-Port USB Wall Charger with Foldable Plug, $24.49Double the outlet space with this four-port USB wall charger. Its advanced charging capacity also means tech devices will charge faster than average.A fancy charcuterie board setAmazonSmirly Cheese Board and Knife Set, $39.99This elegant cheese board complements extravagant get-togethers at home with a refined serving experience. It's not difficult to create a charcuterie masterpiece on this board set that includes a slide-out drawer with four knives as well as a serving tray and tools. A milk frotherAmazonPowerLix Milk Frother, $9.99A milk frother is an unexpectedly convenient tool to have around the house, and it can make an otherwise normal cup of coffee or hot chocolate closer to what they'd buy at the cafe. With it, they can make lattes, cappuccinos, and frothy coffees every morning for less.A relaxing weighted blanketAmazonYnM Weighted Blanket, $35.91Gift a peaceful night's sleep with this calming blanket that comes in 40 colors and 15 various sizes and weights. Its seven-layer system includes tiny beads that deliver a contoured but comfortable fit to their body.Read our full review of the YnM Weighted Blanket here.A media streamer to turn a basic TV into a smart oneRokuRoku Streaming Stick 4K, $24.48The Roku Streaming Stick 4K is a reliable media streaming stick that can convert a basic TV into a smart one that can stream Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, and more. It includes a voice remote, too, for simple search and control.Read our full review of the Roku Streaming Stick 4K here. A tough, wind-resistant umbrellaAmazonRepel Windproof Travel Umbrella, $24.98It may seem boring, but everybody needs an umbrella, and this is way better than whatever version they bought the last time they veered into a CVS while it was raining. We think it's the best umbrella you can buy thanks to how well it resists wind and how long it lasts, and they'll find themselves thankful for it often. A comfy polyester bathrobeAmazonNY Threads Men's and Women's Polyester Bathrobe, from $22.98If looking to stay warm, this ultra-soft polyester bathrobe is perfect to relax and lounge in for the cold months. It features front pockets and an adjustable waist belt for a snug fit. A trendy ring lightAmazonAIXPI LED Ring Light, $14.99Give the gift of light with Insider Reviews' best budget ring light. This simple, easy-to-use light has everything that phone videographers need to get started. It includes a tripod setup that's easy to move and adjust to their angles. They can also toggle between its three different light settings — white, warm yellow, and warm white — to find their perfect glow. A stylish bucket hat for any seasonAmazonThe Hat Depot 300N Unisex Bucket Hat, from $11.99They'll appreciate this bucket hat that's both trendy and protective. It comes in just about any pattern and color — neons, tie-dyes, camos, and neutrals are just a few of the options. This hat is made of 100% cotton and includes eyelets for a more breathable feel. Plus, the nearly 2.25-inch brim will keep their skin and eyes protected from the sun.An all-in-one wallet for the jetsetterAmazonZoppen Travel Passport Wallet, $14.99With more people getting vaccinated and travel restrictions lifting, this wallet will help them prep for their next trip. It holds passports, boarding passes, credit cards, and every other essential in one slim design.A versatile Japanese BBQ sauceAmazonBachan's Barbecue Sauce, $7.82An Amazon bestseller, this vegan Japanese BBQ sauce tastes like a more complex, less sweet teriyaki sauce and pairs amazingly with everything from pizza to eggs. One of our editors loves it so much that she auto-subscribed to get it delivered every other month.A portable touchscreen vanity mirrorAmazonNezzoe Touchscreen Vanity Mirror, $19.99This touchscreen vanity mirror enhances any facial ritual from glam, skincare routines to shaving. It makes their face clearly visible with its 33 radiant LED lights and works up to 250 minutes on a full charge. The portable device offers comfortable viewing angles at 30 or 100 degrees at adjustable brightness levels. A small toiletry bag for the avid travelerHerschelHerschel Chapter Toiletry Kit, from $29.99If they're getting back into traveling, you can't go wrong with gifting them a toiletry bag. This kit has a waterproof main compartment, an internal mesh storage sleeve, and a leather accent on the zipper. Plus, it's small enough to fit into their backpack, work bag, or carry-on. A Bluetooth microphone to sing karaokeAmazonWireless Karaoke Microphone, $18.99This is a gift for everyone to enjoy, whether or not they can carry a tune. They can connect their phone and play music through the microphone's speakers, and turn the volume up and down depending on their comfort. It's the perfect thing to shake up a night in or to break the ice at a gathering.A wooden caddy tray for the world's most luxurious bathAmazonRoyal Craft Luxury Bathtub Caddy, $28.97Few things are as luxurious as a long bath filled with plenty of activities and treats. This one is waterproof, slip-resistant, and designed to accommodate one or two bathers at once. A portable cooler bag for spring and summer excursionsAmazonLifewit Collapsible Cooler Bag, $32.99Look no further than this convenient, hefty, and compact cooler bag. They can travel in style to spring and summer picnics, camping trips, and beach days. The padded handle and removable shoulder strap make it comfortable to carry, while its ability to collapse makes it easy to store. It's also large with a 24-liter capacity, meaning they can fit all of their essentials in one insulated bag.A delicious gift basket of caramel, chocolate, and crunchy gourmet treatsAmazonChocolate, Caramel, and Crunch Grand Gift Basket, $42.95For less than $40, you can gift gourmet chocolates and caramels pre-wrapped in a keepsake basket. The set includes seasonal favorites like caramel corn, chocolate pretzels, and peanut brittle. A highly rated pump with universal wine stoppers to keep open bottles fresh for longerAmazonThe Original Vacu Vin Wine Saver with Two Vacuum Stoppers, $19.99This hyper-popular pump and universal wine stopper set keep open bottles of wine from prolonged exposure to the air, which is what causes the breakdown of its character and taste. This version makes a "click" sound when the user has managed to create an airtight seal.An ambient moon lampAmazonDTOETKD Multi-Color Moon Lamp, $15.99Earning the title as Insider Reviews' best multi-color moon lamp, this light basks the room in 16 different soothing hues. Its wooden stand props up the 3D moon and, thanks to its sleep timer, they can fall asleep to its glow without needing to worry about leaving it on all night. A notebook they can fill with their favorite travel memoriesAmazonMaleden Spiral Bound Traveler Notebook, $14.37If they're always recounting memories from their favorite trip, a travel journal is an excellent place for them to put all of these stories to paper. This particular model comes with binder rings, so they can easily include tickets, photos, and other mementos.Ear protection for concert-goersAmazonMumba Concert Earplugs, $19.95Live music events can be pretty damaging to your hearing — any regular concert-goer can attest to that. These earplugs protect the wearer from damaging volumes without dampening the music. They even come with a handy case that can be attached to a keychain. A watercolor set that's great for beginnersAmazon/Business InsiderNorberg & Linden Watercolor Paint Set, $15.99Everything they need lives in this watercolor starter kit: A 36-color palette, a 12-page watercolor pad, and six brushes of various sizes. Not only does this set contain all of the essentials for a newcomer, but it's also portable. The pad measures 5.5 inches x 8.5 inches, and the watercolors themselves come in a lightweight, covered pan. Family and friends of all ages can enjoy painting with this kit.Fluffy slippers that feel and look like a cloudJacqueline Saguin/InsiderParlovable Faux Fur Slippers, from $19.49The Parlovable Faux Fur Slippers are among our favorite slippers for lounging around the house. They make your feet feel — and look — like clouds thanks to the faux fur upper and memory foam sole.   A slime-making kit for kids (and nostalgic adults)AmazonDIY Slime Kit, $17.59Amazon has pretty much every kid-friendly DIY kit imaginable, and this slime kit helps kids learn a little science as they combine ingredients, dye, and even glitter to make their creations. Plus, for any parents nostalgic about their own childhood buying and playing with slime, this makes for a fun activity to do together.A streamlined apron in their favorite colorAmazonAobbybbs Linen Crossback Apron, $18.99This pinafore-style apron is designed to slip on without any ties. It's great for protecting your clothes while in the kitchen, and it's cute to boot. This affordable version is similar to the Magic Linen Apron that we recommend.A foot massager to ease stress and painAmazonHoMedics Triple Action Shiatsu Foot Massager, $49.99After long days on their feet, they'll appreciate this foot massager gift. We name this one the best budget option in our guide to the best foot massagers for a reason. It can be used on all parts of the foot and parts of the body, is relatively compact, and is easy to store. Their feet will thank you for the endless massages that come with this gift. A cocktail shakerConnie Chen/InsiderBrüMate Shaker, from $27.05With summertime upon us, there's no better gift than a cocktail shaker for the one who loves to create new drinks. This particular one has even been named the best cobbler option in our guide to the best cocktail shakers. We love this shaker because it doubles as a drinking vessel, is triple-insulated, has a built-in strainer, and comes in a bunch of colors. A portable picnic blanketAmazonOniva Outdoor Picnic Blanket Tote XL, $26.99The Oniva Outdoor Picnic Blanket Tote is a huge blanket that fits six people easily. Our Insider Reviews team loved it so much, they named it the best picnic blanket overall. Its soft fleece interior has water-resistant backing that folds up quite compactly.A candle that pays homage to their favorite placeAmazonHomesick Candles, $30.40Gift them a candle customized to smell like their beloved hometown, college town, or favorite getaway. Read our full review of Homesick Candles here. A hair turban that will cut drying time in halfAmazonAquis Original Microfiber Hair Turban, $20.49Aquis' cult-favorite hair towels have inspired a slew of rave reviews online, including one from our own team of product reviewers.The towels are made from a proprietary fabric called Aquitex that's composed of ultra-fine fibers (finer than silk) that work to reduce the amount of friction the hair experiences while in its weakest state. It also prevents hygral fatigue — the stretching and swelling of wet hair that makes it vulnerable to frizz and damage — by cutting the hair's drying time by 50%.A journal for maximizing productivity and organizationamazonLux Productivity Daily Planner, $12.29For the high achiever in your life, this productivity journal can help further motivate them to be their best self. This journal's undated, daily layout provides priority templates to get them headed in the right direction to accomplish their many goals. It also includes extra space for them to jot down their ideas, future tasks, and inspirations.A foldable helmet for the bike commuterPriority BicyclesClosca Foldable Bike Helmet, $39.90One of the best products we've ever tested and the best gifts we've ever given, this lightweight bike helmet neatly folds down to about half its size and can easily be stashed in a backpack when not in use. DIY manicures with professional resultsAmazonBeetles Gel Nail Polish Starter Kit, $23.99Gel polish typically lasts longer than traditional nail polish and dries instantly under UV lighting, but it requires some additional gear to use. This kit includes everything you need to do your own nails at home.Durable fetch balls for their furry friendAmazonChew King Fetch Balls (8-pack), $17Whether they have a dog (or need to give someone with a dog a gift that will last), these balls are worth checking out. They're lightweight, bouncy, and durable enough to stand a big dog's chew. They make a great gift for the dog parent or fetch-loving pup in their life.A pan that makes ice cream in minutesAmazonChef'n Sweet Spot Ice Cream Maker, $54.99For a simple and quick way to make ice cream, you'll want to surprise them with this ice cream maker. There's no electricity, buttons, or tech involved, making it a great gift for anyone, even those with children. It's basically a quick-freeze shallow metal bowl that freezes their ice cream batter in a matter of minutes. You can read more about why we love this product in our guide to the best ice cream makers. A charging case that protects and charges wireless devicesAmazonMophie Wireless Power Capsule External Battery Charger, $16.62This compact, portable case charges wearables like the Fitbit Flex, Beats by Dre, and JBL Wireless Earbuds on the go. The 1,4000 mAh rechargeable battery translates to about 60 hours of audio playback in wireless earbuds. A vintage puzzle that doubles as home decorAmazonCavallini Papers & Co. Butterflies 1,000 Piece Puzzle, $22All the puzzle lovers in your life will be beyond grateful for this gift. From house plants to constellations, Cavallini Papers & Co. puzzles are both challenging and aesthetically pleasing. Once they're done, they can frame it and hang it up as wall decor. A jade roller for the beauty enthusiastAmazon/Business InsiderGinger Chi Jade Roller, $17.85They can pamper themselves on the regular with this jade roller. It's made from 100% certified Xiuyan jade along with silver nickel. The double-sided roller helps to reduce puffiness and increase elasticity, with a larger end to use all over their face and a smaller end for tighter areas. A travel pouch and a tester of the brand's Regenerating Serum also come with it, making it perfect for novices and travelers alike. This product has even earned a spot as best for beginners in our guide to the best jade rollers.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 30th, 2022

Disney is in an animation slump after "Strange World" and "Lightyear" flopped. Bob Iger may have the magic touch to turn it around.

Disney's "Lightyear" and "Strange World" were box-office misfires. Will Bob Iger be able to bring the House of Mouse back to animation glory? Searcher Clade in "Strange World."Walt Disney Animation Studiso Disney's "Lightyear" and "Strange World" have flopped at the box office this year. Analysts says it's a combination of the movies themselves and potential consumer confusion. They're optimistic about Bob Iger's return to the company, though. Disney has been a dominant force in animation for decades, but it's now facing a rare slump in the genre with two back-to-back box-office misfires.Its latest animated movie, "Strange World," opened over the Thanksgiving weekend with $18 million over the five-day holiday in the US. It's earned a total of $28 million worldwide.That's a lackluster start for a movie that cost $120 million make, according to IMDb Pro. Variety reported that it could lose at least $100 million in its theatrical run.Earlier this year, Disney released "Lightyear," the first Pixar movie since the pandemic to debut exclusively in theaters after the prior three — "Luca," "Soul," and "Turning Red" — premiered on Disney+. "Lightyear" flopped, earning a total of $226 million worldwide ($118 million in the US) on a $200 million budget.Disney's animation slump could extend further back. This time last year, Disney released "Encanto," which earned $40 million over the long weekend — and even that was considered disappointing by Disney standards.And before that, "Raya and the Last Dragon" opened to just $8.5 million in its first weekend, though it was also streaming on Disney+ for an additional fee at the time.But last year was a different story. The theatrical industry was still in recovery mode, and studios were experimenting with distribution strategies. This year was the first real test of the pandemic era to see if Disney's animated films could attract large swaths of consumers to theaters. Buzz Lightyear in "Lightyear"Disney/PixarSo, what's going on? "A lot of it comes down to the movies themselves," Shawn Robbins, chief analyst at Box Office Pro, told Insider."'Lightyear had the IP, but at the end of the day audiences weren't looking for a spinoff about Buzz Lightyear that wasn't even the same Lightyear they knew from 'Toy Story,'" Robbins said. Paul Dergarabedian, Comscore's senior media analyst, agreed. He pointed to other family movies this year, like "Sonic the Hedgehog 2" and "Minions: The Rise of Gru," that were box-office hits.The marketing and distribution strategy also helped those films, he said.Each of those films had clear, exclusive theatrical releases. In other words, audiences weren't going to find "Sonic 2" on Paramount+ or "Rise of Gru" on Peacock right away.In 2020 and 2021, Disney's animated movies either went straight to Disney+ or received a hybrid release on streaming and in theaters.But this year, Disney's movies have typically been released in theaters for 45 days before debuting on the streaming service."There's no question that if there's any consumer confusion, that can be problematic," Dergarabedian said.The future may be bright for Disney animationAnalysts are hopeful for the future, though. Disney will release Pixar's "Elemental" next year, as well as Disney Animation's "Wish" over the 2023 Thanksgiving weekend. Next year also marks Disney's 100th anniversary, and Robbins said "Wish" is likely to be a "celebration" of that: "It sounds like a hit on paper," he said.They're also optimistic about Bob Iger's return to the company.Iger recently returned to the CEO role he left in 2020, replacing his successor, Bob Chapek.Robbins suspects Iger will ensure that different divisions "have more of a say in where their content goes," pointing to the fact that the CEO has already started making structural changes at the company.While it's unclear if the decision to greenlight "Strange World" and "Lightyear" came from Iger or Chapek, the distribution decisions were made under Chapek's watch.Iger's passion is the creative side of the company — and particularly revered family-friendly content — and he remained at the company for a time as executive chairman to oversee those efforts after stepping down as CEO. Chapek, meanwhile, didn't seem to have an appreciation for the genre that put Disney on the map.During The Wall Street Journal's Tech Live conference last month, Chapek seemed to diss animated films."I always say that when our fans and our audiences put their kids to bed at night after watching 'Pinocchio' or 'Dumbo' or 'Little Mermaid,' they're probably not going to tune into another animated movie," Chapek said. "They want something for them."Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 29th, 2022

Get Woke, Go Broke: Disney"s LGBT Kid"s Film "Strange World" Projected To Lose $147 Million

Get Woke, Go Broke: Disney's LGBT Kid's Film 'Strange World' Projected To Lose $147 Million It's not just your typical forced diversity pie chart film, it's Strange World, now considered by many to be Disney's "wokest children's movie ever" because of its prominent gay teen protagonist.  Overt woke propaganda is not a big seller these days, though to be fair Disney started production on the film in 2021 when it might have assumed that progressive ideology could still be imposed on the American public.   2022 appears to be the year of the death of woke entertainment, at least at the box office and in streaming numbers with the majority of overtly leftist productions taking an epic nose dive in profits.  Streaming shows like The Rings Of Power on Amazon and films like the gay comedy romance Bros are facing some of the worst audience numbers relative to their budgets in the history of popular media, and Strange World may be the most dismal performer of all. The movie is set to suffer the poorest opening week on company record relative to budget, and is one of the worst overall theatrical performers in years.  Strange World had a production budget of over $180 million not counting marketing, and pulled in only $28 million in the first five days of its release.  The movie is projected to lose around $147 million and is not expected to bring a spike in subscriptions once it is transferred over to Disney+.      Pro-woke producers and writers have admitted in the past that their agenda has to be implanted into popular legacy franchise products like Star Wars, Ghostbusters, Star Trek, and Marvel in order to trick people into the theaters.  Whenever they create original stories rooted in diversity politics they fail miserably.  It is a rare moment of self awareness for leftists; the problem is that they never seem to ask themselves why this is the case?  Or, perhaps they just don't care that the vast majority of audiences find these movies repellent. Maybe it's because the productions are all the same, with the same shallow messaging, the same methodical and political casting choices and the same ideological preaching.  When your singular focus is propaganda it is nearly impossible to tell a good story with characters that people can relate to.   The messaging of Strange World is yet another climate change allegory from Hollywood packed with just about every woke trope one can think of, including the final lesson of the film, which is a futurist lecture on not letting the past, tradition, history, heritage hold us back from the inevitable Utopia of "progress".  Abandoning the old world and long held principles always leads to happiness in the new Disney fairy tale dynamic.    This narrative takes center stage more so than Strange World's LGBT characters, but the mainstream media's obsession with gay representation, especially in kids films, cannot be understated.  Most of the press for Strange World revolved around the gay teen romance embedded in the movie.  There are many successful films with gay characters in the US and globally; it is not necessarily an indicator of box office poison.  However, American audiences and foreign audiences alike are not welcoming of LGBT content for children.  In the past decade the LGBT issue transformed from a predominantly social issue into something else entirely. The gay movement (and trans movement) is now a political movement - They have made the sexual into the political with an agenda far beyond "equality" which they have already achieved.  Audiences are aware of this and do not want their children propagandized, with many parents wanting to wait until their kids are older before having to explain obscure sexual habits.  It is a line that audiences will not allow Hollywood to cross, as the Strange World box office calamity proves.     Tyler Durden Tue, 11/29/2022 - 11:15.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 29th, 2022