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56% Of Republicans Say Trump Did Nothing Wrong

The Washington Post reports: The vast majority of Americans say they oppose the actions of the rioters who stormed and ransacked the Capitol on Jan. 6, while smaller majorities say President Trump bears responsibility for the attack and that he should be removed from office and disqualified from serving again, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Even as the …

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FBI Filing: Rioters Intended To “Assassinate Officials”

Reuters reports: Federal prosecutors offered an ominous new assessment of last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Thursday, saying in a court filing that rioters intended “to capture and assassinate elected officials.” Prosecutors offered that view in a filing asking a judge to detain Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man and QAnon conspiracy theorist who …

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QAnon Rioter Seeks Pardon: I Did What Trump Asked

The St. Louis Dispatch reports: A St. Louis-based lawyer for one of the men charged with participating in the U.S. Capitol riot last week says President Donald Trump should pardon his client because he was following Trump’s instructions. Lawyer Albert Watkins said in an interview Thursday that Trump invited Jacob A. Chansley and other supporters of the president to walk …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Armie Hammer has stepped away from his role opposite Jennifer Lopez in the upcoming “Shotgun Wedding,” decrying “vicious and spurious online attacks” against him as the cause. Hammer was set to begin production on the romantic adventure immediately, but will now be recast. The news comes after the “Call Me by Your Name” star began trending on social …

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Warrant Issued For Capitol Rioter “Baked Alaska”

The Arizona Republic reports: A Scottsdale judge issued a warrant for the arrest Thursday of far-right social media personality Tim “Baked Alaska” Gionet after he said Gionet violated conditions of his release by leaving the state last week to go to Washington, where he apparently livestreamed the U.S. Capitol riot. Gionet already was facing misdemeanor charges of assault, disorderly conduct …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden Unveils COVID Recovery Package

The New York Times reports: President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will propose a $1.9 trillion rescue package to combat the economic downturn and the Covid-19 crisis, outlining on Thursday evening the type of sweeping aid that Democrats have demanded for months. The sprawling package includes more than $400 billion to combat the pandemic directly, including accelerating vaccine deployment and safely …

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Palm Beach County Wants Out Of Trump’s Club Lease

The Palm Beach Post reports: A Palm Beach County official this week examined a contract with a Trump Organization affiliate to see if the county could end its lease with the president’s signature Trump International Golf Club in unincorporated West Palm Beach. Trump International Golf Club is Trump’s go-to spot when he stays at Mar-a-Lago, his Palm Beach estate. Trump …

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DOJ Launches Helpful Site Listing Arrested Rioters

The Hill reports: The Justice Department’s Office of Public Affairs on Thursday launched a new webpage listing every defendant facing charges in Washington, D.C., over their alleged roles in last week’s violent pro-Trump riot at the Capitol. The page lists the name of each defendant, along with their specific charges, place of residency, the case status and the date the …

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Pence Urges Law Enforcement To “Remain Vigilant”: “The American People Deserve A Safe Inauguration”

The Washington Examiner reports: Vice President Mike Pence told the FBI, Secret Service, National Guard, and others to “lean forward” in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday, as 21,000 armed National Guard members assemble in Washington. “Remain vigilant,” Pence said after receiving a briefing Thursday afternoon at the Department of Homeland Security. “The American people deserve …

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Televangelist Places “The Curse Of God On Those That Stole The Election, I Curse You With Poverty” [VIDEO]

The Christian Post reports: “Father, those that have lied, those that have stolen this election, those that have cheated, I place the curse of God upon them,” Rev. Bob Rodgers of Evangel World Prayer Center in Louisville, which claims 9,000 members, said in a video clip from the service shared online. “I curse you with weakness in your body. I …

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