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“QAnon Shaman” Now Says He was “Duped” By Trump

St. Louis’s NBC News affiliate reports: With the possibility of a presidential pardon off the table, St. Louis attorney Al Watkins is lining up his client’s defense strategy. Watkins is representing perhaps the most recognizable figure from the unrest – Jacob Chansley, 33, also known as the ‘Qanon Shaman’. Watkins said President Trump’s inaction was a wake-up call for some, …

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Pennsylvania Moves Smokers To Vaccine Priority List

Pittsburgh’s CBS News affiliate reports: Smokers are now among a new group of Pennsylvanians at the front of the line to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Pennsylvania Department of Health includes smoking on its list of qualifying conditions for those a part of Priority Group 1A. The department said in part: “Pennsylvania has chosen to follow the CDC’s recommendations and …

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Schumer: Senate To Get Impeachment Article Monday

USA Today reports: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., proposed Thursday to start the trial in February, after preliminary statements are filed by House prosecutors and Trump’s defense team. He argued the slight delay would offer time for Trump’s legal team to familiarize themselves with the case. “At this time of strong political passions, Senate Republicans believe it is absolutely …

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FBI Collars Alleged Rioter Who Returned For Inaugural

The New York Post reports: A Florida man wanted for allegedly storming the US Capitol was arrested when he brainlessly returned to Washington, DC, for the presidential inauguration Wednesday, officials said. Samuel Camargo, 26 — who was allegedly captured in video footage trying to breach the building during the riot on Jan. 6 — went back to his home in …

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MS Patent: Chat With Your Deceased Loved Ones

The Independent reports: Microsoft has been granted a patent that would allow the company to make a chatbot using the personal information of deceased people. The patent describes creating a bot based on the “images, voice data, social media posts, electronic messages”, and more personal information. “The specific person [who the chat bot represents] may correspond to a past or …

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REPORT: Cawthorn Lied About Paralympics Training

The Nation reports: Multiple outlets reported that before he ran for office, Cawthorn was training for the 2020 Paralympic Games. There is little detail, but according to Micah Bock, Cawthorn’s campaign communications director, he intended to compete in the 400-meter dash at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Cawthorn frequently said on social media that he was “training” for the …

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Hannity Time-Travels In Attack On Biden’s “First Week”

Mediaite reports: Sean Hannity seemed eager to sum up President Joe Biden’s first week as an unmitigated disaster, so eager, in fact, that he didn’t feel it necessary for 80 percent of Biden’s first week to have actually occurred. To start off his Thursday show, the Fox News host claimed “the Biden administration is off to a very rocky start,” …

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Trump Tasks Meadows To Aid In Impeachment Defense

Fox News reports: Former President Trump has reportedly chosen Mark Meadows, his former chief of staff, and the defense lawyers from his first impeachment case to handle requests for his White House records, according to reports. The documents are now the property of the National Archives and Records Administration. While all outgoing presidents select representatives to handle administration records, the …

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FBI Arrests NYC “QAnon Garbage Man” For DC Riot

The New York Post reports: Federal authorities charged a city Department of Sanitation worker in the Capitol riot — after The Post identified him and revealed clear photos of him at the scene of the Jan. 6 siege, according to court documents. Dominick Madden, 43, was charged in Washington, D.C., with violent entry into the Capitol, remaining in a restricted …

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