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Disneyland To Serve As “Super” Site For COVID Vaccine

From the Orange County Board of Supervisors: In a vital step to help battle the spread of COVID-19, the County of Orange has established the first large Point-of-Dispensing (POD) site to provide COVID-19 vaccines to residents at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. “The Disneyland Resort, the largest employer in the heart of Orange County, has stepped up to host the county’s …

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Accused Drug Trafficker DC Rioter Jailed In Alabama

Columbus’s CBS News affiliate reports: An east Alabama man who investigators say violated his bond in Lee County, Alabama by traveling to Washington to participate in the violent riot at the U.S. Capitol is in federal custody after agents located him at an Auburn home. 23-year-old William Watson of Auburn is believed to be the bearded man in the tan …

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Alex Azar Won’t Say If Trump Is Fit For Office [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: “Do you believe the president is able to discharge the duties of his office?” Stephanopoulos asked. Azar said the insurrection at the Capitol was an “assault on democracy,” but he sidestepped the core question with a call for a peaceful transfer of power. Stephanopoulos stayed on the topic by noting that Trump faces impeachment if not removed through …

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Trump Megadonor Sheldon Adelson Dead At 87

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: Sheldon Adelson, who rose from selling newspapers on Boston street corners at age 12 to one of the most successful luxury resort developers, philanthropists and political influencers of his generation, died Monday night at his home in Malibu, California. He was 87. Adelson founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp., …

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Collins: At First I Thought The Rioters Were Iranians

Sen. Susan Collins writes for the Bangor Daily News: The proceedings began calmly enough. Around 1 p.m., we senators proceeded to the House for a joint session. Soon there was an objection, baseless in my view, to accepting the electoral count from Arizona. We returned to the Senate to begin our two-hour debate with senators, beginning a series of 5-minute …

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WaPo: Trump Was Too Transfixed Watching Riots To Act

The Washington Post reports: As senators and House members trapped inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday begged for immediate help during the siege, they struggled to get through to the president, who — safely ensconced in the West Wing — was too busy watching fiery TV images of the crisis unfolding around them to act or even bother to hear …

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Twitter Widens QAnon Crackdown, Zaps 70K Accounts

New from Twitter’s corporate blog: We’ve been clear that we will take strong enforcement action on behavior that has the potential to lead to offline harm. Given the violent events in Washington, DC, and increased risk of harm, we began permanently suspending thousands of accounts that were primarily dedicated to sharing QAnon content on Friday afternoon. Many of the individuals …

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Police Warn House Democrats Of Assassination Plots

The Huffington Post reports: On a private call Monday night, new leaders of the Capitol Police told House Democrats they were closely monitoring three separate plans that could pose serious threats to members of Congress as Washington prepares for Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration on Jan. 20. The first is a demonstration billed as the “largest armed protest ever to …

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Axios: Trump Privately Blaming Antifa For Capitol Riots

Axios reports: President Trump today privately — and falsely — blamed “Antifa people” for storming the Capitol, even though clear video and documentary evidence exists showing the rioters were overwhelmingly Trump supporters, Axios’ Jonathan Swan reports. Despite facing an impeachment vote for an assault he helped incite, the outgoing president is still sticking with his tried-and-true playbook of deflecting and …

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Deutsche Bank Won’t Do More Deals With Trump Org

Reuters reports: Deutsche Bank will not do business in the future with U.S. President Donald Trump or his companies in the wake of his supporters’ assault on the U.S. Capitol, the New York Times reported. Deutsche Bank is Trump’s biggest lender, with about $340 million in loans outstanding to the Trump Organization, the president’s umbrella group that is currently overseen …

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