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NORTH DAKOTA: GOP Bill Would Make It Legal To “Accidentally” Run Over Protesters Blocking The Road

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The Bismarck Tribune reports: A bill introduced by an oil patch lawmaker would provide an exemption for the driver of a motor vehicle if they unintentionally injured or killed a pedestrian obstructing traffic on a public road or highway. “It’s shifting the burden of proof from the motor vehicle driver to the pedestrian,” said Rep. Keith Kempenich, R-Bowman, who admitted ...

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Trump Accuses CIA Head Of Leaking Fake News

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Reuters explains what spawned Hair Furor’s latest tantrum: CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday offered a stern parting message for Donald Trump days before the Republican U.S. president-elect takes office, cautioning him against loosening sanctions on Russia and warning him to watch what he says. Brennan rebuked Trump for comparing U.S. intelligence agencies to Nazi Germany in comments by the ...

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Trump Can’t Stop Whining About The Election

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From the New York Post: The Commander-in-Tweet ripped Democrats again Sunday for still being unable to accept that he won the election, promising that his support will only grow. The President-elect has firmly reiterated that companies who keep their factories in the U.S. will be rewarded under his administration while those who outsource to foreign countries like Mexico will face ...

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SIEG HEIL: Former Breitbart Staffers To Form “Populist Nationalist” Group To Enforce Trump’s Agenda

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The Atlantic reports: Patrick Howley, a former Breitbart News reporter, left the site under vague circumstances back in November. Howley told me at the time that he was leaving of his own volition because the site had become more “controlled” after the departure of Steve Bannon, the organization’s former chairman who was hired for a top job in the Trump ...

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MISSOURI: GOP Rep Offers His Own Guns To Those Who Have Theirs Confiscated At Statehouse Entrance

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The Missourian reports: A Missouri lawmaker is offering to give guns to constituents who have concealed carry permits, but whose weapons are confiscated when entering the building. Rep. Nick Marshall, R-Parkville, posted a sign on his door Wednesday that reflects his disdain for new security measures in place at the Capitol. In a Facebook post Wednesday, Marshall announced that he ...

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Trump Continues Attacks On US Intelligence

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Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the intelligence community Friday morning, blaming it once again for leaking an unverified report containing compromising and salacious allegations about him to the media and citing the Russian government as proof that the dossier’s allegations are false. That report, which had circulated for months among government officials and media institutions, was ...

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz Threatens Federal Ethics Official For Daring To Criticize Trump’s Conflicts Of Interest

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Politico reports: House Republicans have found a subject for their opening review of conflicts of interest under Donald Trump: the federal official in charge of investigating conflicts of interest. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the head of the House Oversight Committee, criticized the director of the federal Office of Government Ethics on Thursday over his criticism of Donald Trump’s plan to address ...

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Fox Commentator Laura Ingraham Mocks Obama For Getting Teary-Eyed During Farewell Speech [VIDEO]

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Vile Fox News commentator Laura Ingraham appeared on Sean Hannity’s show last night to mock President Obama for getting teary-eyed during his farewell address. Upon the urging of Hannity, Ingraham asked for tissue and then dramatically dabbed her eyes, declaring that she’d “never seen a man grab a tissue” like that before. Ingraham: “A man, would be like, whatever.” Watch ...

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COUNTER-STING: James O’Keefe’s Troll Network Caught Offering “Huge Sums” To Disrupt Inauguration [VIDEO]

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AlterNet reports: James O’Keefe, the conservative operative whose discredited video “stings” have resulted in him paying massive fines and apologizing to his targets, is up to his usual stunts. This time, O’Keefe’s Project Veritas—a hilarious name for an organization that has nothing but contempt for the truth—is taking aim at anti-Trump activists and critics. The group’s latest con, which takes ...

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HE’LL LIE ABOUT ANYTHING: Trump Falsely Claims That All DC Retailers Are Sold Out Of Inauguration Gowns

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In his anti-Streep rant to New York Times today, Donald Trump diverted with some delirious bragging that all of Washington DC’s “dress shops” are sold out of inauguration gowns. Not even close. The Washington Post reports: Definitely not, said Martha Slagle, vice president and general manager of the Neiman Marcus in Friendship Heights. If a ball attendee were to walk ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Why Do You Listen To What Donald Trump Says Instead Of What’s In His Heart? [VIDEO]

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LOL. Via Mediaite: Donald Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway faced a grueling interview today where she was confronted by one of the mogul’s most enduring and controversial political moments. “That is not what he did,” Conway said when asked if what Trump did was wrong. Cuomo brought up how Trump can deny mocking Kovaleski’s arthrogryposis as much as he wants, and ...

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Conway Attacks Meryl Streep: Why Didn’t She Use Her Time To Speak Up For Chicago Torture Victim? [VIDEO]

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Kellyanne Conway is truly the unchallenged Queen Of Diversion: On “Fox & Friends,” Conway wondered aloud why Streep had used her time on stage to attack Trump’s supposed mockery of a disabled individual and not to call attention to the more recent case from Chicago, where four people were arrested last week for allegedly torturing a teenager with special needs ...

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MASSACHUSETTS: Local Sheriff Offers Trump Free Inmate Labor To Help Build Mexico Border Wall [VIDEO]

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The Falls River Herald News reports: Should President-elect Donald Trump move forward with plans to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson would like inmates from the Bristol County House of Correction to do some of the work. “I can think of no other project that would have such a positive impact on our inmates ...

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Sean Hannity: Amen, Make Russia Great Again!

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Mediaite reports: Fox News host Sean Hannity tweeted his enthusiastic agreement Sunday when someone tweeted at him that Americans should work together to “make Russia great again.” Hannity was responding to a tweet from an account called “Donnie L’il Hands,” which he apparently did not realize was mocking him and Donald Trump. Hannity has come under fire in recent days ...

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Kellyanne Conway: We Didn’t Need Wikileaks To Convince America That Hillary Is Unlikeable [VIDEO]

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The Hill reports: Incoming White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign did not need WikiLeaks to convince Americans they Hillary Clinton was an unlikable candidate. “We didn’t need WikiLeaks to convince the American people that they didn’t like her, didn’t trust her, didn’t find her to be honest,” Conway told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. ...

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GERMANY: Media And Politicians Denounce Breitbart For Story Promoting “Fake News, Hate, And Propaganda”

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The Guardian reports: German media and politicians have warned against an election-year spike in fake news after the rightwing website Breitbart claimed a mob chanting “Allahu Akbar” had set fire to a church in the city of Dortmund on New Year’s Eve. After the report by the US site was widely shared on social media, the city’s police clarified that ...

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Trump: My Enemies Are On A Witch Hunt Against Russia Because They’re “Very Embarrassed” About Losing

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The New York Times reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump said in an interview Friday morning that the storm surrounding Russian hacking during the presidential campaign is a political witch hunt being carried out by his adversaries, who he said were embarrassed by their loss to him in the election last year. Mr. Trump spoke to The New York Times by ...

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Hair Furor Mocks Schwarzenegger For Apprentice Ratings: “But Who Cares, He Supported Hillary”

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Trump is again attempting to steal the day’s media narrative and distract from the Russian hacking story. The Associated Press reports: President-elect Donald Trump is taunting Arnold Schwarzenegger for bringing in low ratings in a spinoff of Trump’s old reality television show, “Celebrity Apprentice.” In an early Friday tweet, Trump refers to himself as a “ratings machine” and says Schwarzenegger ...

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CNN Unearths 2010 Clip Of Trump Telling Fox Host That “Disgraceful” Wikileaks Deserves Death Penalty [VIDEO]

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CNN reports: Donald Trump called WikiLeaks “disgraceful” and suggested there be a “death penalty” for their actions during a 2010 interview. Speaking on camera to preview Brian Kilmeade’s radio show, the Fox News anchor brought up the topic of WikiLeaks. At the time, WikiLeaks had published hundreds of thousands of classified documents and videos that were leaked to the organization ...

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Putin Fan Sarah Palin Apologizes To Julian Assange After Calling For Him To Be Hunted Down As A Terrorist

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“To Julian Assange: I apologize. Please watch Sean Hannity’s interview with Julian Assange (Wikileaks). Exposing the truth re: the Left having been oh-so-guilty of atrocious actions and attitudes of which they’ve falsely accused others. The media collusion that hid what many on the Left have been supporting is shocking. This important information that finally opened people’s eyes to democrat candidates ...

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