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NYT: Trump Regrets Committing To Peaceful Transfer

The New York Times reports: At the White House, Mr. Trump struck a defiant tone, insisting that he would remain a potent force in American politics as aides and allies abandoned him and his post-presidential prospects turned increasingly bleak. Behind closed doors, he made clear that he would not resign and expressed regret about releasing a video on Thursday committing …

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GOP Rep Let Armed Violent Covidiots Into OR Capitol

Oregon Live reports: Security video obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive under a public records request clearly shows Rep. Mike Nearman, a Republican from Independence, open two doors to the Capitol during a Dec. 21 special legislative session, allowing violent demonstrators who were protesting immediately outside the door to illegally enter the building. Oregon’s Capitol was and is closed to the public …

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QAnon “Shaman” Charged For Rioting In US Capitol

Via press release from the FBI: Jacob Anthony Chansley, a.k.a. Jake Angeli, of Arizona, was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, and with violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Chansley was taken into custody today. It is alleged that Chansley was identified as the man seen in media coverage …

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Items Left By Rioters To Be Preserved As US History

The Washington Post reports: Because of the historic nature of the Capitol riot, the mob not only destroyed historically important artifacts but created them. As cleanup crews tended to the Capitol’s exterior on Thursday, another type of worker was sifting through the mess for salvageable items. Frank Blazich, a curator from the National Museum of American History collected signs and …

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Shocking Video Shows Officer Screaming In Agony As Capitol Rioters Nearly Crush Him To Death In Doorway

CNN reports: A horrifying video from Wednesday’s Capitol riots showed an officer crushed between waves of a pro-Trump mob and officers defending the building. During the confrontation, captured on video by investigative outlet Status Coup, one officer was pinned between a door and the masses of people. At least one individual attempted to rip away the officer’s mask while he …

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Google Suspends Parler From Google Play App Store

NBC News reports: Google suspended the social media platform Parler on Friday from its Google Play app store until the “Twitter for conservatives” adopts content moderation policies following the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump supporters. “In order to protect user safety on Google Play, our longstanding policies require that apps displaying user-generated content …

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Birx Behind False Reports Of New US COVID Strain

The New York Times reports: Reports of a highly contagious new coronavirus variant in the United States, published on Friday by multiple news outlets, are based on speculative statements made by Dr. Deborah Birx and are inaccurate, according to several government officials. The erroneous report originated at a recent meeting where Dr. Birx, a member of the White House coronavirus …

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McConnell Issues Timeline For Second Trump Trial

The Washington Post reports: On the cusp of the second impeachment battle in just over a year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is circulating a memo to Republican senators that outlines how a potential Senate trial would work for President Trump — proceedings that would all but certainly occur after he leaves the White House. In the memo, obtained …

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YouTube Bans Bannon’s Show After Giuliani Interview

CNET reports: YouTube on Friday said it banned the channel of Steve Bannon’s popular War Room podcast, after it repeatedly violated the Google-owned platform’s rules. The ban came hours after the former White House chief strategist had Rudy Guiliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, on the program following the violent insurgency at the US Capitol earlier this week. “In accordance …

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Carlson: Trump’s Twitter Ban Will “Cause Extremism”

Media Matters has the transcript: The crackdown on America’s civil liberties is coming. We told you that yesterday. Turns out it didn’t take long. It is here now. And it’s unprecedented. And it will have consequences. This will cause extremism. Actions taken to suppress extremism will cause it. Those unintended consequences, we don’t know. It is very clear what’s happening …

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