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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: The anticipated biopic of music legend Madonna is taking an indefinite holiday. The project, which the icon was going to direct herself, is no longer in development at Universal Pictures, multiple sources told Variety. Speculation over the fate of the movie began instantly after Madonna announced a career-spanning world tour last week — one that sold out shows …

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Georgia DA: Decision On Charging Trump Is “Imminent”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis suggested Tuesday that a decision on whether to seek indictments is “imminent” following an eight-month special grand jury investigation into whether former President Donald Trump and his allies criminally meddled in Georgia’s 2020 elections. Her comments came at the beginning of a 90-minute hearing in which Superior Court Judge Robert …

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RNC To Consider Condemning Prominent Anti-Semites

Politico reports: Republican National Committee members are set to vote on a resolution this week condemning not just antisemitism, but Ye, better known as Kanye West, and other conservative provocateurs who have made antisemitic remarks. The resolution was filed by California national committeeman Shawn Steel, an Orange County attorney and past California Republican Party chair who said in an interview …

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Twitter Reinstates Neo-Nazi Hitler Fan Nick Fuentes

Mediaite reports: Elon Musk’s Twitter reinstated avowed Neo-Nazi and white nationalist Nick Fuentes on Tuesday. Twitter banned Fuentes in December of 2021 for violating rules against hate speech and had a new account re-banned soon after Musk took over Twitter in late October. Fuentes made headlines around the world in late November when he accompanied antisemitic rapper Kanye West, now …

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Santos Admits $500K Campaign Loan Wasn’t “Personal”

The Daily Beast reports: Late Tuesday afternoon, Santos’ political operation filed a flurry of amended campaign finance reports, telling the feds, among other things, that a $500,000 loan he gave to his campaign didn’t, in fact, come from his personal funds as he’d previously claimed. However, while the newly amended filing told us where the funds did not come from, …

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GOP Senators Flummoxed By Pence Docs Report

The Hill reports: “I don’t know what the hell is going on around here. It’s the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen,” Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.), the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, told The Hill. “I have no reason to believe it’s nefarious in any way, but clearly at the executive branch they’re just packing boxes.” “I don’t get …

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SD Vows To Prosecute Pharmacists Over Abortion Pills

The Associated Press reports: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, along with the state’s Republican attorney general, said Tuesday the state will prosecute pharmacists who dispense abortion-inducing pills following a recent Food and Drug Administration rule change that broadens access to the pills. The Republican governor and South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley released a letter to South Dakota pharmacists saying …

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“Ambassador Of Christ” Sovereign Citizen Rioter Who Called For Killing Pelosi Is Found Guilty On All Charges

Raw Story reports: Pauline Bauer, a Capitol rioter who became known for deploying sovereign citizen-style rhetoric in her legal defense filings, was found guilty by a judge on Tuesday, just over two years after she broke into the Capitol building and demanded the hanging then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Bauer became notorious for sabotaging her own efforts to get out …

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Santos Very Butthurt After GOP Sen. John Kennedy Ridicules Him As “Nutty As A Fruitcake, Bunny Boiler”

Vice News reports: Three weeks into his first term in Congress, New York Rep. George Santos is finding it very hard to make friends. On Monday, Sen. John Neely Kennedy of Louisiana told CNN reporters that the 34-year-old congressman—who has also been known as Anthony Devolder, Anthony Zabrovsky, and by a bunch of other aliases—was “nutty as a fruitcake” and …

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Trump Seeks To Intervene In Navarro Prosecution

Politico reports: Donald Trump is once again making a last-ditch bid to help a former aide avoid prosecution for defying the Jan. 6 select committee. A lawyer for Trump issued a letter this week endorsing the decision by former White House adviser Peter Navarro to blow off a subpoena from the Jan. 6 select committee by making blanket claims of …

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