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[l] at 1/22/21 9:17pm
hortly after President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, a friend told me he was worried. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was smiling way too much during the ceremony, he said, and it made him nervous. The sight of a smiling McConnell, after all, is like seeing a smiling Ted...
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[l] at 1/22/21 9:11pm
HBO "Real Time" host Bill Maher has a segment he plays at the end of the election where he says "goodbye douchebags." Maher decided that it would be better to start introducing his audience to "nuts" before they face the voters for re-election. On Friday night's show, Maher blasted Sen. Josh Hawley...
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[l] at 1/22/21 8:44pm
Experts were stunned by the bombshell report in The New York Times on Donald Trump's scheme to oust his acting Attorney General in an effort to overturn the 2020 election. "The Justice Department's top leaders listened in stunned silence this month: One of their peers, they were told, had devised a...
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[l] at 1/22/21 8:16pm
HBO "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday continued to joke about former President Donald Trump during his first show during the new administration. The comedian laid out all the reasons President Joe Biden differs with Donald Trump. "It's nice to have a president who is hinged," he joked. The host...
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[l] at 1/22/21 7:53pm
America's top infectious disease effort was interviewed by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow on Friday -- for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Dr. Tony Fauci revealed that Maddow had repeatedly asked him to come on her primetime show, but the interviews were blocked during the Trump...
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[l] at 1/22/21 7:22pm
The question over payments to Rudy Giuliani while he unsuccessfully pushed Donald Trump's conspiracy theories about election fraud continues to play out in the press. On his radio show on Friday, the former New York City mayor reportedly claimed it was a "lie" that he requested $20,000 a day to...
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[l] at 1/22/21 6:47pm
MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes was in disbelief on Friday as he interviewed Katie Benner, The New York Times reporter behind the newspaper's bombshell report on Donald Trump's efforts to force out his acting Attorney General in an attempt to overturn the 2020 election results. "The Justice Department's...
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[l] at 1/22/21 6:05pm
Only days after Donald Trump returned to private life, The New York Times published a blockbuster new story on his efforts to overturn the election. "The Justice Department's top leaders listened in stunned silence this month: One of their peers, they were told, had devised a plan with President...
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[l] at 1/22/21 5:46pm
America will receive far fewer COVID-19 vaccines than hoped due to a decision made in the final days of the Trump administration. "In December, pharmacists made the happy discovery that they could squeeze an extra vaccine dose out of Pfizer vials that were supposed to contain only five. Now, it...
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[l] at 1/22/21 5:07pm
Controversial MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is worried that a story in a British tabloid for harming his reputation even as companies shun his pillows following his role in pushing the election fraud conspiracy theories that incited the January 6th insurrection by Trump supporters. Lindell has hired...
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[l] at 1/22/21 4:29pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced on Friday that there would be an almost two week pause before the start of Donald Trump's second impeachment trial following a request from Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced earlier on Friday that the House of Representatives...
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[l] at 1/22/21 4:12pm
Even New York Times columnist David Brooks—widely reviled over many years for his "wrongheaded and naive" brand of right-wing commentary—agreed Friday with the many progressive voices arguing that Democrats will ultimately be justified in abolishing the legislative filibuster in the U.S. Senate...
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[l] at 1/22/21 3:52pm
A leader of the Proud Boys who was charged on Wednesday for his role in the Capitol riot boasts an arrest record that includes an assault on an officer of the peace, and on Jan. 6 led a mob of his fellow members as the right-wing man-centric gang turned on the police. He also has a history of...
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[l] at 1/22/21 3:15pm
New York state was to run out of coronavirus vaccines on Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said, increasing pressure on President Joe Biden's administration to speed up deliveries. "NYS will use up our first dose vaccine allocations today. But our next allocation is coming throughout the week," Cuomo...
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[l] at 1/22/21 3:08pm
The supermarket chain Kroger announced that it is removing a militia group associated with the Jan. 6 Capitol riots from its Community Rewards program, ABC9 reports. The Indiana Oath Keepers were removed from the program, which Kroger describes as a "customer-directed giving program in which...
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[l] at 1/22/21 2:44pm
An ethics complaint has been filed against three Republican members of Congress over their participation in events that led to the violent and deadly January 6 attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol. Reps. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina, and Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs of Arizona are accused of “a...
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[l] at 1/22/21 2:18pm
A California QAnon adherent who was also a Federal Aviation Administration employee was under investigation by the FBI when he stormed the U.S. Capitol along with other rioters on Jan 6, HuffPost reports. Kevin Strong was placed under investigation a week before the Capitol riots after a witness...
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[l] at 1/22/21 2:18pm
A California QAnon adherent who was also a Federal Aviation Administration employee was under investigation by the FBI when he stormed the U.S. Capitol along with other rioters on Jan 6, HuffPost reports. Kevin Strong was placed under investigation a week before the Capitol riots after a witness...
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[l] at 1/22/21 2:11pm
Adam Ciralsky of Vanity Fair was embedded with Pentagon leadership during the final week of the Trump presidency -- and "came away both relieved and deeply concerned by what I witnessed" he reported Friday. On the evening before the violent insurrection by his supporters, Trump reportedly warned...
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[l] at 1/22/21 2:02pm
Capitol mob wasn't just angry white men – there were angry white women as well There were women among the crowd that marched to the Capitol and stormed the building. Shay Horse/NurPhoto via Getty Images Jakana Thomas, Michigan State University The terror inflicted on the U.S. Capitol on...
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[l] at 1/22/21 1:40pm
Seven Democrats in the U.S. Senate have filed an ethics complaint against U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, for his role lending "legitimacy" to false claims of election fraud ahead of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection in the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. In a letter...

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