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Gaetz Floor Speech: Someone May Be Trying To Kill Me

“I thank the gentleman for yielding because I think someone may be trying to kill me and if they are successful I would like my constituents and my family to know who stopped their arrest. “Madame Speaker, on October 8th, 2021, a Twitter handle styled ‘CIABobIsAtYourDoor’ tweeted to @RepMattGaetz, ‘Lookie here pal, I live in Portland. Portland has ordered a …

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AL Man Charged With Pepper Spraying Capitol Police

Law & Crime reports: Joining a long list of accused Jan. 6 assailants, an Alabama man has been charged with pepper spraying officers and throwing a metal rod at them during the siege of the U.S. Capitol. Christian Matthew Manley, a 26-year-old from Birmingham, was arrested far away from his home on Tuesday: in Anchorage, Alaska, where he made his …

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Jordan Changes His Story About Riot Calls With Trump

Axios reports: “I talked to the president after the attack. I’ve been clear about that,” Jordan told the House Rules Committee while testifying against a resolution to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress. Jordan said he “did not speak to the president during the attack,” though minutes later conceded that he “may have talked to him before, I don’t …

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Republican Senators Again Block Voting Rights Bill

Reuters reports: A bill aimed at thwarting restrictive new voting laws enacted in Republican-led states failed to advance in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, as Republican lawmakers blocked a Democratic effort to begin debating the measure. The Senate voted 49-51 to end debate on whether to bring up the bill, known as the Freedom to Vote Act, falling short of …

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Meadows Hires Top GOP Lawyer In House Riot Probe

Politico reports: Mark Meadows, Trump’s former chief of staff, has brought on a top Republican lawyer to handle the House’s Jan. 6 investigation. Two people familiar with the matter told POLITICO that George Terwilliger, the deputy attorney general during the George H. W. Bush administration, is representing Meadows for the select committee’s inquiry into the Capitol attack. Terwilliger confirmed that …

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FL Loses Bid To Toss School Boards’ Mask Ban Challenge

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports: An administrative law judge Wednesday rejected a request by the Florida Department of Health to dismiss a challenge by six school boards to a rule that seeks to prevent student mask mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision by Judge Brian Newman came a day before a hearing is scheduled to start in the challenge …

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Families Pack Courtroom As Parkland Killer Pleads Guilty

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports: His guilt was never really in question. Now it’s official. Nikolas Cruz, the man who terrorized Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School just minutes before school let out on Valentine’s Day 2018 slouched before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer, flanked by his defense lawyers, and declared himself guilty, one by one, of 17 counts of murder …

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TODAY: MAGA Hat-Wearing Parkland Mass Shooter To Plead Guilty In Bid To Avoid Death Sentence [VIDEO]

Miami’s CBS News affiliate reports: It’s a day many in the Parkland community and across South Florida have been waiting for. On Wednesday, confessed Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz is expected to plead guilty to all charges stemming from the February 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — the deadliest high school shooting in US history. “We’re asking …

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Giuliani Dons Abe Lincoln Filter To Attack McAuliffe

The Daily Beast reports: Rudy Giuliani has managed to find one last scrap of dignity to lose with an inexplicable and borderline incomprehensible attack video featuring himself disguised as Abraham Lincoln using an augmented reality filter. In the video, the former New York City mayor appears with a big superimposed hat and beard, and he, for some reason, meanders in …

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UPDATE: House Panel Finds Steve Bannon In Contempt

CNN reports: The Jan. 6 committee is meeting now to vote on a report recommending that the House hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena. The contempt report outlines the efforts the committee made to get a witness to comply with the subpoena, and the failure by the witness to …

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GOP Nevada Gov Candidate “Shoots” Vaccine Mandates, Voter Fraud, And Critical Race Theory In Launch Video

The Hill reports: Las Vegas city councilwoman Michele Fiore (R) announced on Tuesday she is running for Nevada governor. In her launch video, Fiore shows a truck with a “Trump 2024” sticker and pulls out a gun to introduce her “three shot plan.” The plan is to ban vaccine mandates, ban critical race theory and stop voter fraud. Fiore came …

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GOP Senators Hid From Colleagues During Capitol Riot

The Washington Post reports: Tommy Tuberville had a decision to make. So did the other Republican senators huddling with him in the storage closet. It was Jan. 6, right-wing rioters were ransacking the U.S. Capitol, but these lawmakers were already in a secured part of the complex and had been milling about a hearing room with a larger group of …

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Feds Raid DC Home Of Russian Billionaire Manafort Ally

NBC News reports: FBI agents on Tuesday swarmed the home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska in Washington, D.C., an agency spokesperson confirmed to NBC News. The reason for their presence wasn’t immediately clear. The spokesperson said the agency is conducting “law enforcement activity at the home” but wouldn’t elaborate. The investigation is being led by federal investigators in New York …

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Texas AG Ken Paxton To Appear At Dallas QAnon Event

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: In December, Clay Clark will be taking his tour to Elevate Live Church in Frisco, Texas, and he’s filled the speaking slots with the usual allotment of MAGA activists and conspiracy theorists, such as Michael Flynn, Greg Locke, Scott McKay, Ann Vandersteel, Mark Sherwood, Gene Ho, Patrick Byrne, Stella Immanuel, Jackson Lahmeyer, Leon …

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Top Iowa Democrat Gets Lynching Threat After Op-Ed

The Des Moines Register reports: Iowa Democratic Party Chair Ross Wilburn received multiple threats, including one of lynching, after he penned an opinion piece critical of former President Donald Trump, he told the Des Moines Register. Wilburn, a state representative from Ames, is the first Black chair of the Iowa Democratic Party. Wilburn authored an opinion piece titled “Iowa Republicans …

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The Daily Show Trolls “Trump Won” MAGA Morons

The Daily Beast reports: Jordan Klepper hadn’t attended a Trump rally since he inadvertently found himself in the middle of the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, “a day no one will ever forget, unless you’re a Republican member of Congress,” the Daily Show contributor joked in his latest dispatch. But this past week, Klepper boldly returned to the scene, trolling …

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Right Wing Radio Host Arrested For Thefts During Riot

Law & Crime reports: A right-wing radio host stole the baseball cap worn by a U.S. Capitol Police officer who defended Congress on Jan. 6 and wore it during a live stream of one of his broadcasts, federal authorities claimed in court papers released on Monday. Three witnesses who worked at his media outlet allegedly told the FBI that he …

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138 State Reps Sign Demand For 50-State 2020 Audit

Talking Points Memo reports: Dozens of state lawmakers from around the country have signed onto a letter falsely referring to the 2020 elections as “corrupted” and insisting on “forensic audits” in all 50 states. “This is our historic obligation to restore the election integrity of the vote as the bedrock of our constitutional republic,” the letter, which has been signed …

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Shapiro Host: Gays Should Be Banned From Adopting

“As far as caring for the newborn himself, most of that is going to be done by the mother. She, in most cases, will be feeding the child. The child also needs and wants his mother’s presence, his mother’s touch, her voice. “The father should be interacting with the baby also, obviously, but the infant is far more focused on …

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Organizer Of QAnon/GOP Event Posts Link To Nazi Film

Vice News reports: The organizer of a major QAnon conference in Las Vegas later this week, where at least four sitting GOP lawmakers will speak on stage, shared a neo-Nazi film with his 70,000 followers on Sunday evening. John Sabal, who’s known online as QAnon John, is preparing for Thursday’s “For God and Country: Patriot Double Down” conference, but on …

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