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Police: QAnon Nut Vandalized “America’s Stonehenge”

The Associated Press reports: Police have made an arrest following a 15-month-long investigation into vandalism at a group of rock configurations in New Hampshire called “America’s Stonehenge.” Mark Russo, 51, of Swedesboro, New Jersey, has been charged with one count of felony criminal mischief, accused of defacing the stone in Salem in September 2019. A lawyer entered a not guilty …

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TODAY: GA Grand Juries Convene On Trump Charges

CNN reports: A criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 election results in Georgia is set to intensify this week, as a grand jury convenes, offering the local district attorney her first shot at seeking subpoenas for records and interviews. Two grand juries are set to convene in Fulton County on Thursday. A person familiar …

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Europe Seeing COVID Surge After Weeks Of Decline

The Washington Post reports: A coronavirus resurgence across Europe has ended a six-week decline in new cases on the continent, the World Health Organization said Thursday, reflecting a broader global trend that has seen infections on the rise again. New covid-19 cases in the European region rose by 9 percent over the past week, the WHO’s regional director for Europe, …

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Cotton Delays Confirmation Vote For Merrick Garland

The Hill reports: Merrick Garland’s attorney general nomination is hitting GOP roadblocks that will likely delay his confirmation to lead the Justice Department until next week. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) — a member of the Judiciary Committee viewed as a potential 2024 contender — said on Wednesday that he is blocking an effort by Democrats to expedite Garland, whom they …

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Book: Parscale Nearly Sabotaged Trump Campaign Site

Politico Playbook reports: After Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale was demoted last summer, he considered quitting and sabotaging the campaign by turning off the “lights” to the campaign website, the email system, the transfer of data between the campaign and the RNC and even the Amazon server. That’s according to Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen in their new book, “Lucky: …

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DeSantis Gave Vax To Another Wealthy Donor Enclave

The Washington Post reports: Last week, former Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) was inspired to donate a quarter-million dollars to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s war chest. The hefty donation came about a month after Rauner’s ultrawealthy and exclusive community on the northern tip of Key Largo received enough coronavirus vaccine doses for 1,200 residents over the age of 65, according …

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Georgia Gov Would “Absolutely” Back Trump In 2024

Axios reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) told Fox News Wednesday he’d “absolutely” support former President Trump if he becomes the Republican Party’s 2024 presidential nominee. Trump has repeatedly lambasted Kemp since the governor resisted his pressure to overturn President Biden’s 2020 election win in Georgia — notably in an hourlong phone call that is now being investigated in the …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Deadline Hollywood reports: Amazon Fire TV has bolstered its lineup of live streaming channels to more than 400 — half of which are free, ad-supported offerings — and has updated several features. Nearly 20 programmers are supplying live channel content, among them bundled subscription services like YouTube TV, Sling TV and Philo. Newly integrated on Fire are free offerings like …

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