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Senate Passes Gun Reform Package With 15 GOP Votes

ABC News reports: The Senate passed the bipartisan gun safety bill by a vote of 65-33 late Thursday night. Fifteen Republicans voted with all Democrats in the chamber to pass the bill. Republican Leader Mitch McConnell supported the final passage, as he was expected to. The House will need to pass the measure before it can be signed into law, …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The Daily Beast reports: After Elliot Page came out as trans in December 2020, Umbrella Academy show-runner Steve Blackman was eager to bring the actor’s transition to screen. There was just one problem: Season 3 had already been mapped out, and the scripts were more or less set. Filming was due to start in just two weeks. Against all odds, …

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Email Shows Mo Brooks Requesting Pardons For Every Congress Member Who Voted To “Reject Electoral Vote”

The Birmingham News reports: Rep. Mo Brooks was among other Republican members of Congress who asked then-president Donald Trump for protection from future prosecutions through a presidential pardon. The January 6 committee, a bipartisan group of legislators investigating the January 6 riot at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., revealed Brooks’ name during a hearing Thursday. Brooks sent an email with …

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Newly Elected GOP Rep Claims She Only Used Those QAnon Hashtags To Show She Doesn’t Support QAnon

CNN reports: Newly elected Republican Congresswoman Mayra Flores spread conspiracies on social media that the January 6 riot at the US Capitol was caused by members of the far-left group Antifa and repeatedly used a hashtag of the QAnon conspiracy theory in tweets that have since been removed. In one deleted tweet from January 7, 2021, Flores retweeted a claim …

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Ron Johnson: Fake Electors List Came From Mike Kelly

Congress Minutes reports: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is now connecting a slate of alternate, Trump-friendly electors from Wisconsin and Michigan — a list that a top aide tried to get to then-Vice President Mike Pence on Jan. 6, 2021 — originally came from Rep. Mike Kelly’s (R-Pa.) office. Johnson, as he faces mounting criticism from Democratic foes about his role …

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Former White House Lawyer: Gaetz, Greene, Gohmert, Biggs, And Perry Asked Trump For Presidential Pardons

The Independent reports: Representatives Mo Brooks, Matt Gaetz, Andy Biggs, Louis Gohmert, Marjorie Taylor Greene and Scott Perry were among the Republican members of Congress who asked then-president Donald Trump to insulate them from future prosecutions by granting them presidential pardons. Their names were revealed by the House January 6 select committee on Thursday at the end of the panel’s …

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Fox News Host Hails GOP “Patriots” For Defying Trump

The Hill reports: Fox News anchor Bret Baier praised the elected Republicans, state officials and local elections workers who have testified before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol in recent days. “This testimony shows not only the Arizona House speaker, all of the state officials, these officials in [the Department of Justice], who …

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Kentucky Teacher Of Year Resigns Over Homophobia

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Kentucky’s 2022 Teacher of the Year, who is gay, says he is leaving the K-12 classroom “to make the most difference, and the discrimination and lack of support prevent me from making that difference.” After 17 years being a public school teacher, Willie Carver Jr. said he decided to leave the classroom and take a position …

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New Rittenhouse Video Game: Shoot The “Fake News”

The New York Post reports: Kyle Rittenhouse announced the release of a new video game Thursday in which you can shoot “fake news turkeys” — and proceeds will go to his ongoing effort to sue media outlets for defamation. Rittenhouse, who was acquitted last year after fatally shooting two men and injuring a third during a 2020 protest in Kenosha, …

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LIVE VIDEO: January 6th Committee Hearings Day Five

CBS News reports: Thursday will mark the fifth recent public hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Committee chair Rep. Bennie Thompson said the hearing was set to focus on former President Trump’s attempts to influence the Justice Department to help him overturn the 2020 presidential election. Witnesses will include former …

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