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USMC Says Soldier Hailed At Trump Rally Was Not The Marine Who Lifted Baby Over Afghanistan Wall [VIDEO]

CNN reports: During a rally in Georgia over the weekend, former President Donald Trump invited Lance Cpl. Hunter Clark to the stage, implying he was the Marine in a viral video who lifted a child over a wall at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Clark told the audience Saturday: “I am the guy that pulled the baby over the wall …

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Trump Aides Battle To Keep QAnon Out Of Rallies

Politico reports: This past weekend, two promoters of QAnon were given press credentials to Donald Trump’s MAGA rally in Sarasota, Fla. The men took selfies with their badges, taunted journalists covering the event as “fake news,” showed off their wristbands printed with the movement’s slogan — “#WWG1WGA” — and generally reveled in the access they’d scored. Not everyone was happy …

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Ron DeSantis To Skip Today’s Trump Rally In Florida

USA Today reports: Donald Trump’s campaign-style rally in Florida Saturday comes at a fraught time for the former president: While the organization bearing his name in New York was indicted this week, he is also facing a potential rivalry with Florida governor and protege Ron DeSantis. Trump revisits Florida, a state he won twice, with some Republicans already talking about …

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Trump Denied Permission For Alabama July 4th Rally

Mobile’s NBC News affiliate reports: NBC 15 News has learned an event featuring former President Donald Trump as the keynote speaker that was being planned for this Saturday at the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park was nixed after park commissioners became wary. “After the request was made, then there was contact with the Republican Party, they contacted us and then …

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Kinzinger Unloads On Trump’s “Loser Rally” [VIDEO]

“They really truly believes that Donald Trump was elected president again. What you saw yesterday was a recycling of all his old talking points. It was a rally of a loser president. He’s the first president to lose re-election in decades. “And I don’t know why these folks would go there and just short of worship a loser. They did. …

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Trump’s Revenge Tour Begins Tomorrow With Ohio Rally Against Republican US Rep Who Voted To Impeach Him

Politico reports: Former President Donald Trump is bronzed, rested and politically bloodthirsty. Having spent months in semi-retirement after his election loss in 2020, Trump is set this weekend to kick off a series of political events. Aides and confidants say the goal is to boost his standing in anticipation of a possible future run and to scratch that never-soothed itch …

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Man Pleads Guilty To Punching Reporter At Trump Rally

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports: A Donald Trump supporter who was seen on video striking a Twin Cities photojournalist before the then-president’s Duluth rally last fall has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge. Duane Waldriff, 71, of Lamberton, Minn., entered the plea to a count of disorderly conduct at a virtual hearing Friday in St. Louis County District Court …

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Politico: Republicans Dread The Return Of Trump Rallies

Politico Playbook reports: They’ll never say it publicly. But Republicans in Washington are dreading Donald Trump’S return to the stump, predicting his rallies will cause a major headache for the party as it mounts a bid to take back Congress in 2022. Even as they tee off against Twitter and Facebook for banning Trump, GOP lawmakers are privately relieved he …

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Trump Expected To Resume Cultist Rallies Next Month

The Hill reports: Former President Trump is expected to resume his signature rallies in June, an adviser confirmed, the latest sign of him becoming increasingly visible and ramping up political activity since leaving office in January. Robbed of his Twitter and Facebook accounts, Trump has been limited in his ability to communicate directly with his supporters. He has spoken publicly …

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Tomorrow: Trump To Hold GA Rally For GOP Senators

NPR reports: Georgia Republicans are excited that Donald Trump is coming Saturday to Valdosta to help save Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. They’re also a little scared. They’re not entirely certain what to expect from the president’s first postelection rally. Though Trump will tell his supporters to head to the polls for Loeffler and Perdue, he’s also likely to …

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Analysis: Trump’s Final Rallies Didn’t Help Local Result

NBC News reports: As the 2020 campaign wound down, President Donald Trump held rallies across the country to fire up his supporters and get them out to vote. Many saw the rallies as a sign of big enthusiasm for Trump, but the data suggest the visits did not produce the desired impact for the president. Comparing Trump campaign stops over …

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Pope Francis Appears To Liken Trump Rallies To Hitler

“Today, listening to some of the populist leaders we now have, I am reminded of the 1930s, when some democracies collapsed into dictatorships seemingly overnight. We see it happening again now in rallies where populist leaders excite and harangue crowds, channeling their resentments and hatreds against imagined enemies to distract from the real problems.” – Pope Francis, in his new …

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Axios: Trump To Hold Rallies In Which He’ll Brandish Obituaries Of Dead People He Claims Voted For Biden

Axios reports: President Trump plans to brandish obituaries of people who supposedly voted but are dead — plus hold campaign-style rallies — in an effort to prolong his fight against apparent insurmountable election results, four Trump advisers told me during a conference call this afternoon. Obits for those who cast ballots are part of the “specific pieces of evidence” aimed …

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Trump Plays Video Of Biden’s Verbal Flubs Just Before Introducing Rapper Lil Pump As “Little Pimp” [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Moments after showing the crowd a compilation of Joe Biden’s gaffes at his Michigan rally, Donald Trump called the rapper Lil Pump “Little Pimp” as he invited him on to the stage. In his last rally for the 2020 elections at Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Monday night Mr Trump called the rapper on stage in front of …

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Trump Fantasizes About Physically Assaulting Biden: “You Wouldn’t Even Have To Close The Fist” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: As this dreadful election cycle hurtles toward its sorry climax, we have reached a point that was perhaps always inevitable—the incumbent president threatening to kick his Democratic rival’s ass. At a Sunday night rally in Florida, the recently hospitalized president, who famously believes that doing exercise makes people die young because humans have a finite amount …

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Trump Says He’ll Fire Fauci “A Little After The Election”

Forbes reports: All pretense of Donald Trump getting along with Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has advised six presidents in his nearly four decade tenure as head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is gone after the president hinted that he may fire the long-serving official after the November 3 election at a rally Sunday. At a packed …

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Thousands Stranded After Trump Rally For Third Time

Newsweek reports: Supporters of President Donald Trump were left stranded overnight after a campaign rally in Georgia ended in chaos. Thousands were bussed into the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in Rome, leaving their cars in parking lots, but were left waiting for hours after coaches failed to pick them up. The Georgia rally was Trump’s fourth and penultimate campaign …

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The Villages Sees COVID Outbreak After Trump Rally

The Villages News reports: The Villages saw a significant jump in COVID-19 patients on Friday as Florida surpassed 800,000 cases of the potentially deadly virus. Thirty-nine new COVID-19 cases were reported Friday in and around Florida’s Friendliest Hometown. The Villages continues to lead Sumter County with 778 cases – an increase of 20 in a 24-hour period. All told, Florida …

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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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