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Bernstein Names 21 GOP Senators Who Trashed Trump

Yahoo News reports: Political reporters in Washington, D.C., have been saying a lot of Republicans in Congress privately despise President Trump, but few have publicly criticized him — and likewise, few have publicly acknowledged his defeat to President-elect Joe Biden. Carl Bernstein, one half of the journalistic duo that uncovered President Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal, named 21 names on Sunday …

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Sidney Kraken Powell Defiant After Trump Disavowal

Mediaite reports: Attorney Sidney Powell, who on Sunday night was tossed under the bus by President Donald Trump’s lawyers Jenna Ellis and Rudy Giuliani, responded by releasing a statement saying that she will continue to represent the “#WeThePeople” — and adding at the end of her statement the hashtag “#KrakenOnSteroids.” Gen. Michael Flynn, a former client of Powell’s, tweeted that …

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Assault Charge For Cultist Who Coughed On Protester

The New York Daily News reports: Lending a whole new meaning to the term “heavy breather,” a man was arrested Sunday for exhaling onto women at Trump’s Virginia golf course. Raymond Deskins, 61, was charged with misdemeanor assault after a private citizen obtained a warrant through a county magistrate, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday. They were near the …

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Trials Show Oxford Vax Is 70% Effective On Average

CNBC reports: British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca on Monday said an interim analysis of clinical trials showed its coronavirus vaccine has an average efficacy of 70% in protecting against the virus. It comes after a string of encouraging vaccine results in recent weeks, following late-stage trial readouts from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. The AstraZeneca vaccine, developed in collaboration with the University of …

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Biden To Name Longtime Diplomat Linda Thomas Greenfield As US Ambassador To The United Nations

CBS News reports: President-elect Biden is expected to announce that he’s chosen longtime diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, two sources confirm to CBS News. The announcement could come Tuesday. Thomas-Greenfield is part of Mr. Biden’s transition team and is expected to focus on helping to restore trust and professionalism to the State Department, with …

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Biden To Name Tony Blinken As Secretary Of State

The New York Times reports: Antony J. Blinken, a defender of global alliances and one of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s closest foreign policy advisers, is expected to be nominated for secretary of state, a job in which he will attempt to coalesce skeptical international partners into a new competition with China, according to people close to the process. Mr. …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The Hollywood Reporter reports: Thousands of people jammed roads for miles in Atlanta on Sunday to try to get boxes of food and gift cards donated by entertainer Tyler Perry. Tyler Perry Studios said they had enough boxes of canned vegetables and $25 gift cards for 5,000 families to drive through and pick up. The studio said it was out …

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Republicans Gearing Up To Block Biden Cabinet Picks

Axios reports: Republicans are making plans to torpedo some of President-elect Biden’s prospective Cabinet, agency and judicial nominees if the GOP keeps its majority, aides involved in the discussions tell me. Top targets include political names and civil servants who spoke out loudest against President Trump, forced out his appointees or became stars in the impeachment hearings — like Sally …

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Trump Team Abruptly Disavows Lawyer Sidney Powell

Just in from the Trump Campaign: “Sidney Powell is practicing law on her own. She is not a member of the Trump Legal Team. She is also not a lawyer for the President in his personal capacity.” – Rudy Giuliani, Attorney for President Trump, and Jenna Ellis, Trump Campaign Senior Legal Advisor and Attorney for President Trump. Just so you’re …

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Lawyer Behind GA Lawsuit: Patriots Have To Come Together And Do What Founding Fathers Did In 1776

Pro-Trump lawyer Lin Wood, who this week engineered the Kenosha killer’s release on bail and who sued election officials in Georgia, appeared to call for civil war in an appearance today on Steve Bannon’s webcast. Media Matters has the transcript: LIN WOOD: I think the audience has to do what the people that were our Founding Fathers did in 1776. …

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