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Grisham: Trump Held Secret Meetings Ahead Of Riot

The Guardian reports: The former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham told the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack that Donald Trump hosted secret meetings in the White House residence in days before 6 January, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The former senior Trump aide also told House investigators that the details of whether Trump actually …

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Sinema And Manchin Sink Vote On Changing Filibuster

The Associated Press reports: Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital to protecting democracy collapsed late Wednesday when two senators refused to join their own party in changing Senate rules to overcome a Republican filibuster after a raw, emotional debate. The outcome was a stinging defeat for President Joe Biden and his party, coming at the …

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FBI Raids Home Of Dem Texas US House Rep [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A Democratic House member said he will “fully cooperate in any investigation” amid reports that the FBI raided his Texas home Wednesday. Rep. Henry Cuellar, whose South Texas district includes San Antonio and Laredo, said in a statement that he is “committed to ensuring that justice and the law are upheld.” An FBI spokeswoman said agents were …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Deadline Hollywood reports: Gaspard Ulliel, one of the bright lights of French cinema and a star of Marvel’s upcoming Moon Knight series, has died following a ski accident, according to news agency AFP. He was 37. The two-time Cesar-winning actor was hospitalized Tuesday after suffering a head injury and did not recover, the actor’s family and local agent said. He …

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Riot Panel Subpoenas White Supremacist Leaders

The Hill reports: The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol on Wednesday subpoenaed the two leaders of the alt-right “America First” or “Groyper” movement. Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) said in a statement the panel believes Nicholas Fuentes and Patrick Casey have information relevant to the planning, coordination and funding of events that were held …

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AG: Trump Lied About Size Of Trump Tower Penthouse

The New York Daily News reports: One of the most egregious alleged examples of the family’s “misstated objective facts” could be found at the top of the twice-impeached former president’s Midtown Manhattan skyscraper. Trump has since 2012 claimed in tax and banks records that his triplex penthouse in Trump Tower was 30,000 square feet, according to New York AG Letitia …

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SCOTUS Denies Trump On White House Riot Records

The New York Times reports: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused a request from former President Donald J. Trump to block the release of White House records concerning the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Only Justice Clarence Thomas noted a dissent. A special House committee investigating the attack sought the records from the National Archives, which gave both President …

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SCOTUS Likely To Side With Cruz On Campaign Finance

The Washington Post reports: In the final days of the 2018 election, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) loaned his campaign $260,000, specifically so he could challenge an obscure campaign finance restriction that only $250,000 in personal loans can be repaid with money raised after an election. Oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Wednesday indicated Cruz is in position to collect …

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Dr. Demon Semen: Jesus Will Undo Your Vax If You Pray

The Daily Beast reports: Stella Immanuel, the eccentric “demon sperm” doctor who was embraced and defended by ex-president Donald Trump for her evidence-free claims about curing COVID-19 with hydroxychloroquine, is back with another outlandish claim. “Every time we have prayed for people that have taken the vaccine because it is Luciferian,” she said at megachurch pastor Clay Clark’s ReAwaken America …

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Tests Positive For Something

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas AG Ken Paxton has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said Wednesday. The communications staff at the attorney general’s office told The Texas Tribune in an unsigned statement that Paxton had tested positive. “He remains working diligently for the people of Texas from home,” the statement said. The attorney general’s office did not immediately say …

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