Trump cultists

On Mehmet Oz’s Long History Of Medical Quackery

The Washington Post reports: During the show’s run from 2009 to 2021, Oz provided a platform for potentially dangerous products and fringe viewpoints, aimed at millions of viewers, according to medical experts, public health organizations and federal health guidance. The treatments that Oz promoted included HCG, garcinia cambogia — an herbal weight-loss product the FDA has said can cause liver …

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Trump Pick Adam Laxalt +2 In Nevada Senate Poll

The Nevada Independent reports: Nevada’s top-of-the-ticket Democratic incumbents Gov. Steve Sisolak and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto narrowly trail their respective Republican opponents, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo and former Attorney General Adam Laxalt, according to a new Nevada Independent/OH Predictive Insights likely voters poll released Sunday. In the high-profile U.S. Senate race, where outside groups are spending tens of millions …

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Trump Lawyer To Represent Favre In Welfare Scandal

Axios reports: Eric Herschmann, a top White House lawyer to President Trump, confirms to Axios he is now lead counsel to NFL legend Brett Favre, who is embroiled in a welfare-funds scandal in his home state of Mississippi. The former Green Bay Packers quarterback is at the center of Mississippi’s biggest-ever public corruption case. What’s happening: Herschmann confirmed his new …

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Scott Defends Trump’s Racist Attack On Elaine Chao

The Daily Beast reports: Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) tried his best at justifying former President Donald Trump’s racist Truth Social post from Friday, in which the ex-commander in chief said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had a “DEATH WISH” and called his former transportation secretary Elaine Chao “Coco Chow.” The senator, flailing after being asked during a CNN appearance about …

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Susan Collins “Wouldn’t Be Surprised” If Member Of Congress Gets Murdered As Threats By Cultists Soar

The New York Times reports: In the five years after President Donald J. Trump was elected in 2016 following a campaign featuring a remarkable level of violent language, the number of recorded threats against members of Congress increased more than tenfold, to 9,625 in 2021, according to figures from the Capitol Police. In the first quarter of 2022, the latest …

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Conway: Trump Wants To Announce By Thanksgiving

CBS News reports: Former President Trump could be a presidential candidate by the end of the year, according to Kellyanne Conway, one of Trump’s top advisers and his 2016 campaign manager. In an interview Friday with CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge, asked whether Trump, who has indicated he plans to run again, would announce his candidacy after the …

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CO Gov Nominee Spreads “Furries In Schools” Claim

Denver’s Fox affiliate reports: Republican candidate for governor Heidi Ganahl is reiterating a claim that students in Colorado schools are self-identifying as animals. It’s an assertion that has been disputed by a local district, and in fact-checks from across the country. Ganahl took criticism for comments she made during a discussion about Colorado schools on a conservative talk radio show. …

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PA Man Charged With Felony Assault On Capitol Police

Law & Crime reports: An accused U.S. Capitol rioter dubbed with the hashtag #JackTheTripper by online sleuths for allegedly attacking police with a bike rack now faces felony charges of assaulting law enforcement and civil disorder. Prosecutors allege that 32-year-old Pennsylvania resident Mikhail Edward Slye is the man given the double-entendre nickname by the group Sedition Hunters, a crowdsourced effort …

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Oath Keepers To Put Trump At Center Of Their Defense

The Associated Press reports: The defense team in the Capitol riot trial of the Oath Keepers leader is relying on an unusual strategy with Donald Trump at the center. Lawyers for Stewart Rhodes, founder of the extremist group, are poised to argue that jurors cannot find him guilty of seditious conspiracy because all the actions he took before the siege …

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Capitol Riot Judge Targeted In Swatting Incident

Bloomberg News reports: In what law enforcement later described as a “swatting” incident, an unknown person had placed a call to an emergency services line pretending to be US District Judge Emmet Sullivan. The caller claimed a violent situation was unfolding at the judge’s home. Local police responded to the scene. The following day, the US Marshals Service sent an …

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Carlson Secretly Tried To Broker Pardon For Roger Stone

Rolling Stone reports: For years, Fox News star Tucker Carlson has served as a vital voice in Donald Trump’s ear, including privately urging him not to bomb Iran, giving him ideas for crackdowns on immigrants and the homeless, and even gossiping with the former president about another man’s “fucking gross” sexual ongoings. During Trump’s fourth year in office, Carlson also …

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Lindell Warns Republicans Not To Use Early Voting

Raw Story reports: “Well, the number one thing that everyone should do is vote day of,” Lindell said, adding that voters can defy “lying” pollsters by voting only on Election Day. “We can overrun the algorithms. Everybody has to get out and vote — everybody you know — and same day. Don’t vote two days early, don’t vote one day …

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Jury Seated In Oath Keepers Seditious Conspiracy Trial

CBS News reports: Twelve Washington, D.C. residents have been selected out of a pool of dozens to serve as jurors on the highest-profile trial to date in the Justice Department’s sprawling investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. The jury was selected by prosecutors and defense attorneys for the five defendants on trial; members of the …

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QAnon Nutbags: The Deep State Created The Hurricane Because DeSantis Refused To Enact A Vaccine Mandate

“We understand that the deep state, they have weather manipulation technology. They have DARPA. They know how to manipulate and create big storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, climate change, etc. “And these huge hurricanes always seem to target red states, red districts. And always at a convenient time, right before elections or in this case possibly because Ron DeSantis has been stepping …

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Man Shot By Rittenhouse Files To Change His Name After “Years Of Death Threats By Right Wing Lunatics”

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: It’s been two years since Gaige Grosskreutz became linked to the deadly actions of one-time homicide suspect Kyle Rittenhouse, and he says he can’t shake them. This week, Grosskreutz filed a secret petition to change his legal name — that was quickly reported by a conservative news outlet, prompting his call for a leak investigation by …

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AP: Dysfunction And Disarray In Texas AG’s Office

The Associated Press reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s staff this month quietly dropped a series of human trafficking and child sexual assault cases after losing track of one of the victims, a stumble in open court emblematic of broader dysfunction inside one of America’s most prominent law offices. The Republican has elevated his national profile in recent years, energizing …

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Kari Lake Staffer Once Plotted To Kill FBI Informant

The Daily Beast reports: Arizona Republican governor candidate Kari Lake has made her support for law enforcement a centerpiece of her campaign—but her campaign also employs an interesting character: a convicted criminal who pleaded guilty to battery against a peace officer and who once plotted to kill an FBI informant. The staffer, Kenneth Ulibarri, previously campaigned with Lake, Salon reported …

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Michael Flynn Claims Governors Can “Declare War”

Mediaite reports: Michael Flynn gave a speech in Arizona where he essentially claimed states are likely go rogue from the federal government as governors exert their own authority and “declare war.” Flynn was speaking at a campaign event for Mark Finchem, a Republican candidate for Arizona’s Secretary of State who has been cozying up with other election deniers, conspiracy theorists …

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Prospective Oath Keepers Juror Fears For His Safety

Courthouse News reports: A judge presiding over the biggest trial to date to stem from the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection agreed Thursday to dismiss a potential juror who said he would be concerned for his family’s safety if chosen to serve. “I worry about how anonymous I actually would be,” the juror explained to U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Nestler after the …

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Cultists Move To Purge Tens Of Thousands Of GA Voters

CNN reports: One morning in late August, Zach Manifold showed up at his job running the elections office in Gwinnett County, Georgia, to find eight boxes waiting, all filled with documents challenging the eligibility of tens of thousands of people to cast ballots. It was the physical manifestation of a law passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature in 2021, making …

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