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Alex Jones Gets 5M+ Views For Claim COVID Vaccine Is Causing “Massive Brain Damage And Massive Death”

Media Matters reports: Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has debuted a new COVID-19 conspiracy theory that claims global powers planned and executed the worldwide pandemic with the ultimate goal of releasing a vaccine that gives much of the earth’s population severe brain damage. Videos promoting this conspiracy theory have racked up more than 5 million views since April 3 at …

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IA Gov Signs Bill For Permitless Open Carry, Gun Buys

The Des Moines Register reports: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a law allowing people to buy and carry handguns in Iowa without a permit, fulfilling a longtime goal of gun rights advocates. The law, which some advocates call “constitutional carry,” will take effect July 1. Democrats and gun violence prevention groups say the law will roll back background checks …

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DeSantis To Issue Order Banning Vaccine Passports

Orlando’s NBC News affiliate reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that vaccine passports will not be required in the state of Florida. DeSantis said he will be issuing an executive order forbidding vaccine passports in the state. The governor is also calling on the Republican-led Legislature to consider a measure addressing “vaccine passports” but did not give specifics. “We are …

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Trump WH Lobbied Against Vaccine Rollout Funding

STAT News reports: Top Trump officials actively lobbied Congress to deny state governments any extra funding for the Covid-19 vaccine rollout last fall — despite frantic warnings from state officials that they didn’t have the money they needed to ramp up a massive vaccination operation. The push, described to STAT by congressional aides in both parties and openly acknowledged by …

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NYT: Trump Told Kushner He Didn’t Want Americans Tested For COVID Until They’re In The ER And Vomiting

The New York Times reports: It was a warm summer Wednesday, Election Day was looming and President Trump was even angrier than usual at the relentless focus on the coronavirus pandemic. “You’re killing me! This whole thing is! We’ve got all the damn cases,” Mr. Trump yelled at Jared Kushner, his son-in-law and senior adviser, during a gathering of top …

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Texas AG Sues Municipalities Over NYE Lockdown Rules

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday that he has sued the City of Austin and Travis County, a declaration that came a day after local leaders declared new restrictions for when restaurants and bars can serve customers during New Year’s weekend. Paxton filed a petition for temporary injunction and a temporary restraining order in Travis …

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Tucker Carlson Sows Skepticism Of COVID Vaccines

CNN reports: Tucker Carlson sowed doubt about the coronavirus vaccine on his highly rated prime time program Thursday, spotlighting a small handful of people who have had allergic reactions to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and telling his audience they should be skittish about the campaign from public health experts to encourage people to get vaccinated. “So, how are the rest of …

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Florida Becomes Third State To Pass 1M COVID Cases

The New York Daily News reports: The state of Florida recorded its 1 millionth COVID-19 case on Tuesday, becoming the third U.S. state to reach the ignoble mark since the pandemic began last winter. However, as the state approaches 20,000 coronavirus deaths, Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to refuse a statewide mask order or to close bars and restaurants. “Yes, we …

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Trump’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: I Encourage All Americans To Gather In Homes And Places Of Worship

Issued last night by the White House: This Thanksgiving, we reaffirm our everlasting gratitude for all that we enjoy, and we commemorate the legacy of generosity bestowed upon us by our forbearers. Although challenges remain, we will never yield in our quest to live up to the promise of our heritage. As we gather with our loved ones, we resolve …

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DeSantis Extends Order Banning Mask Enforcement

Click Orlando reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis today extended his executive order that bans local governments from enforcing mask mandate violations. The order, first signed in September, prevents cities from fining people for not adhering to mask mandates. It also prevents cities and counties from ordering restaurants to close without economic or health reasons being justified. The order signaled Florida’s move …

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Minnesota GOP Hid COVID Outbreak From Democrats

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports: A day after it was revealed that GOP state Sen. Dave Senjem [photo] tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a Nov. 5 party caucus, news broke that Republican senators and staffers were informed in a Tuesday memo that “a number of [GOP Senate] members and staff have been diagnosed with COVID-19.” DFLers were not informed …

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QAnon/GOP Rep-Elect Fights US House Face Mask Rule

The Hill reports: Controversial Rep.-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on Friday tweeted that masks used to prevent the spread of the coronavirus are “oppressive” and that people should free their faces. Greene criticized calls to wear masks that were a part of the new member orientation, though the new lawmaker also was photographed wearing a mask. After winning her primary, …

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130 Secret Service Agents COVID+ Or In Quarantine

The Washington Post reports: More than 130 Secret Service officers who help protect the White House and the president when he travels have recently been ordered to isolate or quarantine because they tested positive for the coronavirus or had close contact with infected co-workers, according to three people familiar with agency staffing. The spread of the coronavirus — which has …

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Multiple GOP Govs Vow To Defy Biden On Face Masks

Politico reports: President-elect Joe Biden says he’ll personally call red state governors and persuade them to impose mask mandates to slow down the coronavirus pandemic. Their early response: Don’t waste your time. Almost all of the 16 Republican governors who oppose statewide mask mandates are ready to reject Biden’s plea, they told POLITICO even as they impose new restrictions on …

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Twitter Removes Post By Pro-Trump Radio Host For Suggesting Kenosha Killer Might Be “Needed” Tonight

Law & Crime reports: Pro-Trump pundit Jesse Kelly suggested in a tweet that Republicans might “need” alleged Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse on Election Day. On Monday afternoon, Kelly shared a New York Post article about Rittenhouse being held on a $2 million bond, asking, “But what if we need him tomorrow?” Twitter has since removed the tweet. A Twitter spokesperson …

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Cultists Block Traffic On Highways And Bridges Across Country In Last Minute Bid To Woo Undecided Voters

Yahoo News reports: In a show of support of questionable political value, pro-Trump demonstrators clogged freeways Sunday across the country, from New Jersey and New York to Texas, Arizona, and Washington state. “WHOOO! We shut it down baby! We shut it down!” says one pro-Trump videographer as he pans the camera nearly 360 degrees, showing viewers the group of cars …

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Trump Campaign Again Strands Thousands In Cold

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump’s rally in Butler, PA had a chilling ending — literally — with thousands of the president’s supporters left stranded in the dark and cold, waiting for almost two hours for buses to take them back to their cars. And it wasn’t the first time this had happened. A similar scene had unfolded Tuesday night at …

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STUDY: Trump Rallies Led To 30K Cases, 700 Deaths

The Washington Post reports: A new study from Stanford University estimates that 18 of Trump’s recent large-scale campaign rallies ultimately resulted in 30,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and probably led to more than 700 deaths among attendees and others infected by them. The study, released Friday by Stanford economics professor B. Douglas Bernheim and three doctoral students, examined rallies …

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GOP US Rep Sick With COVID After Attending Georgia Trump Rally, Gov. Brian Kemp And Wife In Quarantine

The Daily Beast reports: Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA) on Friday announced he’d tested positive for the coronavirus, three days after stumping for President Donald Trump with Gov. Brian Kemp. In a statement, Ferguson said he had cold-like symptoms on Thursday night and took a COVID-19 test the next morning. “While the vast majority of my recent schedule has been virtual, …

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Junior Declares COVID Deaths Are “Almost Nothing”

The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump Jr. declared on Thursday night that coronavirus deaths had dropped to “almost nothing,” questioning the seriousness of the pandemic on a record-breaking day for new cases in which more than 1,000 Americans died of the virus. Speaking to Fox News host Laura Ingraham, Trump Jr. pointed to data from the CDC that he suggested …

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