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GOP Senator Adopts Extremist Twitter Handle “Based”

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Monday’s FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s home and office at Mar-a-Lago has gone chiefly without comment by Utah’s members of Congress. However, two of Trump’s most ardent supporters, Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Chris Stewart, have sharply criticized the move. Lee’s criticism is curious because, as of Tuesday afternoon, his official social media …

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Trump Posts QAnon Song To His Truth Social Account

Media Matter reports: On August 9, Trump posted a video on his social media platform Truth Social featuring footage of himself speaking at his rallies and criticizing President Joe Biden. The video featured background audio and visual imagery of rain and thunderstorms before switching to a rising instrumental musical track. The music in Trump’s video is a song titled Wwg1wga, …

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NOM Claims Credit After Homocon Loses Senate Bid

Via email from hate group leader Brian Brown: In a massive upset of a RINO Republican and a huge victory for NOM, Republican US Senate candidate Christina Nolan was defeated last night in Vermont. NOM launched a statewide television ad campaign last week targeting Nolan for defeat because of her promise to introduce legislation to mandate nationwide abortion, impose same-sex …

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NYPD Fires Officer Over Working For “Known Felon”

The New York Daily News reports: A veteran police officer fired this week by Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell over his close ties to Trump adviser Roger Stone has vowed to sue the city for $25 million. Officer Sal Greco was fired Monday after the NYPD brought internal charges in February accusing him of associating with Stone, who had been convicted …

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Musk Teases Creation Of Own Social Media Platform

The Hill reports: Elon Musk on Tuesday evening appeared to tease creating his own social media platform if he does not ultimately buy Twitter. “Have you thought about creating your own social platform?” Tesla Owners Silicon Valley asked the billionaire on Twitter. “If Twitter deal doesn’t come through.” “X.com,” Musk responded. In 1999, Musk co-founded an online financial services company …

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Ex-Trump Official Wins Race To Replace Late GOP Rep

Roll Call reports: Former state legislator and Trump administration agriculture official Brad Finstad won a special election Tuesday in Minnesota’s 1st District to serve the remainder of the late Republican Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s term. Finstad, a Republican, had 51 percent to Democrat Jeff Ettinger’s 47 percent with an estimated 99 percent of the vote counted at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday when …

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Texas Gun Dealer Sues To Block Ban On “Ghost Guns”

Courthouse News reports: A Texas firearms parts dealer asked a federal judge Tuesday to block a Biden administration rule targeting “ghost guns” it claims will shutter its business. A federal license to import, make or sell firearms costs just $200 for three years. But many companies in the industry cater to DIY enthusiasts who prefer to make their own handguns …

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NYC Issues Long-Awaited Congestion Pricing Analysis

Gothamist reports: A plan to toll drivers who enter Manhattan south of 60th Street as much as $23 during rush hour could reduce car traffic by as much as 20%, the MTA found in a new analysis released Wednesday. The congestion pricing assessment considered a range of tolling schemes for vehicles, including one that charged as little as $9 during …

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China Calls US “Main Instigator” Of Russia-Ukraine War

Reuters reports: China, which Russia has sought as an ally since being cold-shouldered by the West over its invasion of Ukraine, has called the United States the “main instigator” of the crisis. In an interview with the Russian state news agency TASS published on Wednesday, China’s ambassador to Moscow, Zhang Hanhui, accused Washington of backing Russia into a corner with …

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Informant Told FBI Where To Look At Mar-A-Lago

Newsweek reports: The raid on Mar-a-Lago was based largely on information from an FBI confidential human source, one who was able to identify what classified documents former President Trump was still hiding and even the location of those documents, two senior government officials told Newsweek. The officials, who have direct knowledge of the FBI’s deliberations and were granted anonymity in …

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