David Covucci

David Covucci is the senior politics and technology editor at the Daily Dot, covering the nexus between Washington and Silicon Valley. His work has appeared in Vice, the Huffington Post, Jezebel, Gothamist, and other publications. He is particularly interested in hearing any tips you have. Reach out at [email protected]

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Ron DeSantis and spring break

Out-of-control Spring Break videos prompt Trump supporters to paint DeSantis’ Florida as lawless, ungovernable

Spring Break might sink Ron DeSantis.

On Mar 20, 2023 by David Covucci

Former President Donald Trump

‘Feds will already be in place’: Trump supporters fear his calls for protest if arrested will lead to another Jan. 6-style roundup

Trump announced he expects to be arrested Tuesday in Manhattan.

On Mar 18, 2023 by David Covucci

scared man with hands up in front of orange pop art background

VCs think criticism of them in wake of bank failure is akin to inciting a genocide

Be nice, please.

On Mar 14, 2023 by David Covucci

Michael Knowles dressed as Elizabeth Warren in front of tan walls and window

EXCLUSIVE: Daily Wire’s anti-trans, anti-drag crusader Michael Knowles photographed himself in dress, wig

He's the second anti-drag conservative to be photographed wearing a dress.

On Mar 8, 2023 by David Covucci

michael knowles cpac 2023

CPAC speaker upset his calls to ‘eradicate’ trans ideology from public life deemed genocidal

Michael Knowles was displeased with the coverage.

On Mar 6, 2023 by David Covucci

Sam Brinton covering face

Luggage stealing ex-Biden official accused by fashion designer of nabbing, wearing her clothes

She has the photos to prove it.

On Feb 23, 2023 by David Covucci

Supreme Court view from below with blue sky

Supreme Court’s 230 decision hangs by a thumbnail

Supreme Court Justices signaled broad understanding and support for Section 230 in oral arguments.

On Feb 21, 2023 by David Covucci

hand holding phone with Google AI on screen in front of Google Bard introduction on website

Google built a competitor to ChatGPT—that got a basic fact wrong when it launched

When the artificial intelligence isn't all that intelligent.

On Feb 8, 2023 by David Covucci

biden state of the union gigi sohn

Biden calls for high-speed internet across America—but doesn’t mention Gigi Sohn’s stalled nomination

Biden's promise rings hollow.

On Feb 7, 2023 by David Covucci

Gigi Sohn

LGBTQ rights groups demand Senate confirm Gigi Sohn as she faces new smear campaign

Sohn continues to wait for a new hearing.

On Feb 6, 2023 by David Covucci

Google Play Store on phone next to Apple App Store on other phone on grey background

Democratic senator urges Apple, Google to remove TikTok from app stores

Bennet is one of the first prominent Democrats pushing for a ban.

On Feb 2, 2023 by David Covucci

Vladimir Putin

Why there’s an uproar over ‘Russian’ tracking board Hamilton 68

Its legitimacy is being called into question.

On Jan 30, 2023 by David Covucci

Donald Trump vetoed NDAA because Section 230 wasn't part of it.

Facebook says Trump can come back—as long as he doesn’t do another Jan. 6

That's the rule.

On Jan 25, 2023 by David Covucci

nick fuentes

Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes reinstated on Twitter

He might be America's most infamous antisemite—which is saying a lot.

On Jan 24, 2023 by David Covucci

TSA labeled tape

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. airline accidentally exposes ‘No Fly List’ on unsecured server

One of the most sensitive U.S. government documents was left online.

On Jan 19, 2023 by Mikael Thalen, David Covucci