Trump cultists

Court: Mark McCloskey Can’t Have Guns Or Money Back

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: Mark McCloskey, a lawyer who was pardoned alongside his wife for pointing guns at racial justice protesters outside their Central West End mansion in 2020, won’t be getting his guns or money back, a St. Louis judge ruled Wednesday. McCloskey filed suit last year seeking the return of a Colt AR-15 rifle and a Bryco …

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Transcript Released From QAnon Ginni’s J6 Testimony

Axios reports: Conservative activist Ginni Thomas spoke about her post-2020 election activity and interactions with Trump officials in her interview with the Jan. 6 committee, according to her testimony, which was made publicly available Friday.  Thomas said she hoped that Trump’s White House would “challenge the election until the truth could be found out if there was evidence of state …

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Vaseline Woman: “I’ve Been The Victim Of A Crime”

Newsweek reports: Former GOP candidate for Arizona governor Kari Lake insisted she would be gracious in defeat if she believed that she lost her midterm election. “Somebody said, ‘Oh, just be graceful, you lost.’ No, we didn’t lose. If I would have lost I would be graceful. But I don’t walk away when I’ve been the victim of a crime,” …

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MAGA Reps Press For Select Committee On FBI/DOJ

Politico reports: House conservatives are upping their demands on Kevin McCarthy as he tries to lock down the speaker’s gavel. Their new price: a select committee with a huge scope of targets. While the Republican leader and soon-to-be committee chairs have already lined up a laundry list of investigations that will largely command the House GOP’s agenda next year, it’s …

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Ex-Manager Can’t Find Kanye To Serve $4.5M Suit

The Daily Beast reports: Kanye West is nowhere to be found, according to his former business manager Thomas St. John, who is currently trying to serve the disgraced music mogul with a $4.5 million lawsuit. According to a Dec. 19 court filing obtained by The U.S. Sun, the manager is looking for more time, at least until the end of …

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Gaetz Got Trump To Accuse Joe Scarborough Of Murder

Mediaite reports: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) was responsible for feeding former President Donald Trump the bizarre conspiracy theory that Joe Scarborough had murdered a staffer back when he was a member of Congress, according to Alyssa Farah Griffin’s interview with the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The ex-president was also easily swayed …

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Loser In Arizona AG Race Loses Again In Recount

ABC News reports: Democrat Kris Mayes is the winner of Arizona’s attorney general race, a state judge announced Thursday. Mayes defeated Republican Abraham Hamadeh by 280 votes after a mandatory recount was triggered due to how close they were separated after the initial tally in November, when Mayes led by roughly 500 votes out of 2.5 million cast. Maricopa County …

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WH Slaps Down Records Demands By House Cultists

Politico reports: In respective letters to Reps. James Comer (R-Ky) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), White House Special Counsel Richard Sauber said that the Biden administration had no immediate plans to respond to a slew of records requests that both men made the past several weeks. In those letters, obtained exclusively by POLITICO, Sauber described such requests as constitutionally illegitimate because …

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Leading MAGA Figures Have Turned On Sean Hannity

The Daily Beast reports: In a just-released deposition surrounding Dominion’s defamation lawsuit, the Fox News star said he’d never believed—not “for one second”—baseless election fraud claims stemming from the 2020 election. That stance, directly at odds with many of his primetime segments and the beliefs of many of his closest allies, has put Hannity in an awkward position. Among the …

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Guilfoyle Demanded $60K Up Front For Pre-Riot Speech

Mediaite reports: Kimberly Guilfoyle demanded payment before she would speak at former President Donald Trump’s Jan. 6 rally, according to transcripts, which included copies of text messages, released by the House committee investigating the Capitol attack. Guilfoyle is engaged to Donald Trump Jr. “You will pay us that’s the deal so don’t even think about it,” Guilfoyle wrote to Trump …

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Mnuchin: I Googled Using The 25th To Remove Trump

The Hill reports: Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he briefly talked about using the 25th Amendment to remove former President Trump from power during a discussion with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot. But Mnuchin, who served as Treasury secretary from the beginning of the Trump presidency to its end, said …

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House Sergeant At Arms: Police Response To Rioters Would’ve Been “Vastly Different” If Rioters Were Black

NBC News reports: The House sergeant at arms, who was head of the D.C. National Guard during the attack on the U.S. Capitol, told the Jan. 6 committee that the law enforcement response would have looked much different had the rioters been Black Americans. “I’m African American. Child of the sixties. I think it would have been a vastly different …

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Peter Thiel’s New MAGA Dating App Is Already A Flop

The Daily Beast reports: Twelve weeks after its rocky launch, conservative dating app The Right Stuff is still failing to seduce large numbers of right-wing users. In October, the Peter Thiel-backed startup managed to generate 40,000 downloads. But between Nov. 1 and Dec. 20, that figure dropped to just 11,000 downloads. The app, cofounded by former Trump administration official John …

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Militia Leader Gets 19 Years In Plot To Kidnap MI Gov

Reuters reports: A right-wing militia member convicted in the plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was sentenced to over 19 years in prison on Wednesday in a U.S. District Court, prosecutors said Barry Croft Jr., 47, a member of the far-right Three Percenters militia group, was convicted in August by a federal court jury in Grand Rapids, Michigan, of …

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Vaseline Woman Files Appeal Of Election Suit Loss

The Arizona Republic reports: Kari Lake is appealing her election challenge loss, asking the state Court of Appeals late Tuesday to reconsider all 10 counts she originally cited in her lawsuit, as well as a decision ordering her to pay $33,000 in fees to Katie Hobbs’ legal team. Lake also indicated she will ask the state Supreme Court for direct …

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Ringleader In Plot To Kidnap MI Gov Gets 16 Years

The Detroit Free Press reports: More than two years after his arrest, Adam Fox was sentenced to 16 years in prison for plotting the kidnap of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in what the government has described as one of the biggest domestic terrorism cases in recent American history. The government had sought a life sentence for Fox, arguing he was part …

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Arizona Gov-Elect Seeks Sanctions For Vaseline Woman

Reuters reports: Arizona’s Democratic Governor-elect Katie Hobbs asked a court on Monday to sanction defeated Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake over her failed effort to overturn the state’s election results. Hobbs joined a motion by Maricopa County for sanctions on Lake and her attorneys in which the county’s deputy attorney Thomas P. Liddy wrote Lake filed a “groundless” lawsuit for …

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Vaseline Woman Deletes Tweet Smearing AZ Judge

Raw Story reports: Former Arizona Republican candidate Kari Lake has deleted a tweet attacking Maricopa County Judge Peter Thompson. According to the non-profit group AZ’s Law, Lake deleted the tweet on Monday shortly after defense lawyers filed for sanctions against the former candidate and her attorneys following their unsuccessful attempt to overturn the 2022 election for governor. Read the full …

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MTG Claims Pelosi Was “Complicit” In Attack On Capitol

Raw Story reports: Controversial Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is under fire after she accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) of being “complicit” in the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. At least five people died after a mob whipped up by Trump’s false claims of a stolen election ransacked the seat of US democracy in a thwarted bid …

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Report Shows Sen. Mike Lee Lied About Fake Electors

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: The Jan. 6 committee’s report provides several new details about Lee’s actions in support of Trump after the election was called for Biden, most notably a campaign directed by attorney John Eastman to have legislators in some states to appoint electors for Trump. Lee has repeatedly claimed he was merely investigating “rumors” that some states …

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