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QAnon Rep Claims To Be Georgia “Recount Monitor”

Newsweek reports: Republican Congresswoman-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene has said she will be taking part in ballot monitoring for Georgia’s recount and that this will include checking signatures on absentee ballots. However, the recount—set to begin on Tuesday—will be a machine re-tally and will not examine signatures unless there is a court order or “a specific investigatory reason”, according to Politico. …

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Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins Dies At Age 93

The New York Daily News reports: David Dinkins, whose historic 1989 victory as the city’s first and only black mayor was quickly eclipsed by rising crime and racial turmoil that doomed his re-election, died Monday at his home, police said. He was 93. His death comes a little more than a month after his wife, Joyce, passed away on Oct. …

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Trump: I Will “Never Concede To Fake Ballots”

The Independent reports: Having come closer than ever to accepting the 2020 election results on Monday night, by officially launching the transition process, Donald Trump again took to Twitter in the small hours of Tuesday to insist that he “will never concede”. The president reiterated his unsubstantiated claims that the 3 November vote had been “the most corrupt election”, saying …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The New York Post reports: Greg Norman has delighted fans with a revealing pic on Instagram. The 65-year-old golfing legend posted three photos of himself with his pooch on the beach captioning it, “A man and his dog on a Sunday.” But one photo in particular caught people’s attention — with his impressive abs and even more impressive features on …

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Ken Jennings Named First Interim Jeopardy! Host

Variety reports: Weeks after the passing of legendary “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, Sony Pictures Television has announced that popular contestant and “Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time” tournament winner Ken Jennings will serve as the first of a series of interim guest hosts when the trivia game show returns to production on Monday, Nov. 30. “Alex believed in the importance of …

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Feinstein To Step Down As Top Senate Judiciary Dem

Politico reports: Sen. Dianne Feinstein plans to step down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee in the next Congress, after facing blowback from progressives for her handling of Amy Coney Barrett’s contentious Supreme Court confirmation hearing. “After serving as the lead Democrat on the Judiciary Committee for four years, I will not seek the chairmanship or ranking …

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Trump: I Approved GSA Move But I Will Still “Prevail”

Morning Call reports: The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, clearing the way for the start of the transition from President Donald Trump’s administration. An official said Administrator Emily Murphy made the determination after Trump efforts to subvert the vote failed across battleground states, most recently in Michigan, …

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GSA Informs Biden He Can Begin Transition Process

CNN reports: The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from Administrator Emily Murphy sent Monday afternoon and obtained by CNN. The letter is the first step the administration has taken to acknowledge President Donald Trump’s defeat, more than two weeks after Biden …

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Pope Francis Appears To Liken Trump Rallies To Hitler

“Today, listening to some of the populist leaders we now have, I am reminded of the 1930s, when some democracies collapsed into dictatorships seemingly overnight. We see it happening again now in rallies where populist leaders excite and harangue crowds, channeling their resentments and hatreds against imagined enemies to distract from the real problems.” – Pope Francis, in his new …

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Secret Service Agents Asked About Transferring To FL

ABC News reports: As states begin to certify election results that seal a victory for President-elect Joe Biden, even though Donald Trump hasn’t conceded there is one clear sign his post-presidency life is taking shape: Secret Service agents in the president’s detail are being asked whether they’re interested in transferring to Palm Beach, Florida. The Secret Service’s Miami field office …

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