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 2021-01-22 21:18 

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Report reveals Republicans are quietly lobbying GOP Senators to convict and banish Trump...

Although Donald Trump's presidency ended on Wednesday when President Joe Biden was sworn into office, it remains to be seen what role the former president will play in the Republican Party in the months ahead. Reporters Michael Warren and Jamie Gangel...

 2021-01-22 20:57 

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A National Review writer skewers Trump for leaving the GOP in ruins: 'Even his judges think he's a joke'...

Early Wednesday morning, then-President Donald Trump departed the White House aboard Marine One; hours later, Joe Biden was sworn in as president. Conservative columnist Kevin D. Williamson looks back on Trump's presidency in a humorous yet scathing p...

 2021-01-22 18:54 

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'He's a crook and he needs to pay': New report shines light on Biden voters demanding Trump face charges...

While President Joe Biden and many of his allies seem eager to move on from the Trump era, a New York Times report from Trip Gabriel this week found that the urge to hold Donald Trump and his enablers to account is strong among supporters of the new admin...

 2021-01-22 18:31 

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QAnon Shaman is admitting he was 'duped' by Trump — and blaming him for inflaming the Capitol attack...

Jacob Anthony Chansley, likely the most distinctive rioter who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, has reportedly come to grips with the reality that former President Donald Trump has moved on while his loyal supporters are still grappling with the conseq...

 2021-01-22 17:37 

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Why even some conservatives are thrilled with Biden so far...

During the final weeks of Donald Trump's presidency, conservative pundit Charlie Sykes made no secret of the fact that he was anxious to see him go. The Never Trumper weighs in on Joe Biden's inaugural address and his first actions as president in...

 2021-01-22 15:02 

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Fauci: Trump's coronavirus lies 'very likely' cost lives...

Dr. Anthony Fauci says the coronavirus misinformation now-former President Donald Trump spread for nearly a year...

 2021-01-22 14:57 

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Like 'clockwork,' the GOP's hypocritical 'budget hawks' are back with a vengeance: columnist...

After former Vice President Joe Biden defeated then-President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, countless liberal pundits — including the New York Times' Paul Krugman — predicted that the GOP...

 2021-01-22 14:13 

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Here are the names of more than 20 GOP lawmakers who attended Trump's rally that led to the Capitol riots...

At first glance, it looked as if those who attended former President Donald Trump's...

 2021-01-22 13:31 

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'Pathetic' NYT reporter blasted for 'ragingly incompetent' questioning of Biden press secretary...

On Thursday, during the daily White House press briefing, New York Times reporter Michael Shear asked Press Secretary Jen Psaki why, as supposedly evidenced by his start-of-term executive orders reversing policies of former President Donald Trump, Preside...

 2021-01-22 12:12 

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'It's over and nothing makes sense: QAnon believers struggle to cope with Biden inauguration...

Followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory have for years believed, in the face of all available evidence, that Donald Trump would soon begin mass arrests of his political foes and retain power indefinitely. Many of them appear to be struggling to cope with...

 2021-01-22 12:00 

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New Time magazine cover offers chaotic image of damage Donald Trump left behind...

Now that former President Donald Trump is gone and President Joe Biden has taken office, the real work begins. However, in the midst of moving forward, the Biden administration has quite a bit to clean up. The cover of Time magazine's latest issue off...

 2021-01-22 01:12 

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This is Biden's best hope to stop Trumpism's threat to democracy...

As Donald Trump flew from Washington, DC for the last time as President, he promised,...

 2021-01-21 22:47 

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Fauci admits he 'got in trouble' under Trump — and now has a 'liberating feeling'...

Many observers of the U.S. COVID-19 response frequently wondered about and speculated on Dr. Anthony Fauci's emotional reaction to the Trump administration's mishandling of the crisis. Former President Donald Trump frequently contradicted public h...

 2021-01-21 21:12 

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Stunning video shows the contrasts between Sean Spicer and Biden's new press secretary...

When Jen Psaki, the new White House press secretary under President Joe Biden, addressed reporters on Wednesday, she had a much different tone from those who held that position under former President Donald Trump. And a short video vividly illustrates the...

 2021-01-21 19:47 

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The bizarre link to hydroxychloroquine at the Capitol riot...

Federal officials have arrested the director of a medical group that backed former President Donald Trump's false claims about the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19 after it was confirmed that he was among the angry pro-Trump mo...

 2021-01-21 19:32 

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'The worst thing that an American president could ever do': Historian offers scathing indictment of Trump...

Former President Donald Trump is no longer in office, but his legacy will have a lasting impact on American politics. Many argue that history will judge him harshly, and one presidential historian has already shared his opinion of the disgraced, twice-imp...

 2021-01-21 11:30 

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Trump pushes to have Secret Service protect 14 of his family members post-presidency...

The U.S. Secret Service will protect former President Donald Trump and more than a dozen members of his family, including extended family members, after the 45th President, defying usual agency regulations, ordered the expanded protections."Trump issu...

 2021-01-21 01:55 

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Here's an easy proposal for Electoral College reform...

James Krapfl, McGill UniversityIt's been a rocky ride, but a new U.S. president was just inaugurated.Many are thrilled to be moving on from the Donald Trump era, especially after the raid on the U.S. Capitol by angry Trump supporters. But it might be ...

 2021-01-21 00:10 

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Using the First Amendment to defend Trump's calls to insurrection is complete and utter garbage...

Donald Trump is the only American president to be impeached twice. This time, he stands accused in a single article of impeachment of "incitement of insurrection" for delivering an incendiary speech on January 6 to an angry mob of supporters, spar...

 2021-01-20 22:13 

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Biden plans a return to normalcy — but he'll be tested, too...

byThomas Klassen, York University, CanadaThe end of Donald Trump's dysfunctional tenure in the White House means the start of a relatively normal presidency under Joe Biden. But what does normal even mean after four years of a presidency and a preside...

 2021-01-20 21:30 

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'We're on the point of attack': Steve Bannon fanned the flames of insurrection — will he be stopped?...

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox.Late at night on Jan. 5, the day before President Donald Trump was scheduled to deliver a defiant speech bef...

 2021-01-20 20:40 

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Republican says 'classified briefings' revealed that the Capitol riot was 'much worse than people realized'...

Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.), the first Republican lawmaker to publicly support efforts to impeach former President Donald Trump, is speaking out about the deadly Capitol riots that erupted on Jan. 6 as lawmakers worked to complete the Electoral College certi...

 2021-01-20 19:50 

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'Defeated, disgraced and twice impeached': Conservative perfectly sums up Trump's downfall...

During former President Donald Trump's four years in the White House, conservative pundit Charlies Sykes was among his most consistently outspoken critics on the right. Sykes bluntly expressed his views on the end of Trump's presidency in an Inaug...

 2021-01-20 18:49 

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Will Biden lead us to new era of civil rights? Why the signs point to yes...

Steny Hoyer was right, and we should thank the House Majority leader for clarifying things. In a stem-winding speech urging the second impeachment of Donald Trump, he said he keeps hearing about...

 2021-01-20 17:49 

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China imposes sanctions on top Trump allies minutes after his leaves office: report...

China's federal government has announced sanctions against some of former President Donald Trump's top allies, including former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro.At 12:10 p.m. on January 20 — whil...

 2021-01-20 17:25 

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Trump slammed for 'puffery and lies' in departing speech as he tells America 'have a good life'...

President Donald Trump was destroyed for his final remarks to the American people Wednesday morning, just before he boarded Air Force One for the very last time....

 2021-01-20 17:08 

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Trump issues one more pardon from Mar-a-Lago with minutes to spare — to ex-husband of Fox News host...

On almost every Saturday night for the past four years former judge, Jeanine Pirro, has used her Fox News show to praise and defend President Donald Trump, frequently in a screaming rant. Pirro is close friends with the soon-to-be former president, so it ...

 2021-01-20 16:53 

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QAnon believers refuse to give up even after Trump leaves White House — here are their craziest theories...

President Donald Trump departed the White House on Wednesday, but that hasn't deterred many supporters of the thoroughly discredited QAnon conspiracy theory of believing he'll still be president for the next four years.Media Matters researcher Ale...

 2021-01-20 16:20 

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'The ultimate loser': Conservative breaks down all the ways Trump has been a total 'disaster' for the GOP...

Donald Trump's presidency will come to an end on Wednesday, January 20, when former Vice President Joe Biden is sworn in as president of the United States and former Sen. Kamala Harris of California is sworn in as vice president. Trump, even after the...

 2021-01-20 15:49 

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Mitch McConnell's denunciation of Trump is too little too late: conservative...

On Tuesday, January 19 — the day before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell forcefully called out President Donald Trump, making it clear that he blames him for the vicious January 6 assault on...

 2021-01-20 14:55 

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Former DHS cybersecurity head Chris Krebs says Trump should face charges for inciting insurrection...

Chris Krebs, the former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, believes outgoing President Donald Trump should be convicted for inciting an insurrection during his "Save America" rally on Jan. 6 as lawmakers completed th...

 2021-01-20 12:21 

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Watchdog says Trump's decision to pardon Bannon fails 'to live up to the ethical standard of Richard Nixon'...

Outgoing President Donald Trump released a flurry of late-night pardons that immediately drew ire and criticism from watchdog groups, law experts, and legal observers -- chief among them, ,his decision to pardon former White House Chief Strategist Steve B...

 2021-01-20 11:41 

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Florida locals complain as Donald Trump Jr and Kimberly Guilfoyle prepare to move in: report...

On Tuesday, The Palm Beach Post reported that residents of Admirals Cove, an exclusive gated waterfront community in Jupiter, Florida, are complaining and expressing concerns after Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle purchased a pair of...

 2021-01-20 11:08 

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Trump's last two betrayals...

Early Wednesday morning, the White House announced a slate of President Donald Trump's final official actions in office. Two of these acts represented significant betrayals of his own supporters.First, and most prominently, Trump pardoned his former c...

 2021-01-20 03:36 

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'None of it has come true!': Disillusioned QAnon follower admits she's starting to lose faith...

Followers of the QAnon conspiracy fiction are facing an inflection point. With President-elect Joe Biden about to be sworn in on Jan. 20, and Donald Trump about to be a former president, their worldview — which imagines Trump as an exalted leader wa...

 2021-01-20 03:18 

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Trump's presidential legacy is even worse than it looks...

When President Donald Trump delivered his bleak inauguration speech on Jan. 20, 2017, one declarative line clearly was immediately the most memorable:...

 2021-01-19 21:31 

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New report reveals multiple GOP lawmakers sought pardons for their roles in the Capitol riot...

With President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony less than 24 hours away, reporters have been wondering who President Donald Trump will grant pardons to during his remaining time in the White House. And according to CNN's sources, Trump has ...

 2021-01-19 20:13 

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Joe Biden is about to inherit a Trump-style 'deep state': reporters...

President Donald Trump has repeatedly railed against the "deep state," which is his term for bureaucrats and career employees of the federal government. But according to Politico reporters Alice Miranda Ollstein and Megan Cassella, it is Trump who...

 2021-01-19 19:50 

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Here's why Trump will be remembered as 'the worst president America has ever had': historian...

The Trump era — much to the delight of President Donald Trump's liberal and progressive critics, as well as Never Trumpers — will come to an end this week when Joe Biden is sworn in as president of the United States and former Sen. Kamala ...

 2021-01-19 19:44 

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The myth of Trump refuted: How his actions were his own undoing...

Today is Donald Trump's last day as president. While that's cause for celebration, it's also opportunity to look back and ask ourselves: Are the things we thought were true really true? I have in mind the notion that the president, during his ...

 2021-01-19 19:13 

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McConnell admits Trump 'provoked' supporters who stormed Capitol...

Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) offered his take on the Capitol riot Tuesday as he criticized President Donald Trump for provoking the angry mob that stormed the federal building. On Tuesday, Jan. 19, McConnell made a speech on the ...

 2021-01-19 18:56 

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Trump supporter shocked after president commutes sentence of man who swindled him out of his life savings...

President Donald Trump last week commuted the prison sentence of a man named Fred Davis Clark Jr., who in 2015 was convicted for crimes related to a $300 million dollar Ponzi scheme.Now the Tampa Bay Times reports that one of the man's victims, a Trum...

 2021-01-19 16:46 

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'Impossible to satirize': WSJ slammed for fawning editorial praising Trump's biggest enablers...

Following the storming of the U.S. Capitol Building, many of President Donald Trump's apologists and sycophants are being slammed as...

 2021-01-19 15:51 

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Trump's 'dereliction of duty' on January 6 underscores his 'insurrectionist intentions': conservatives...

President Donald Trump will go down in history as the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice. It remains to be seen, however, whether or not the U.S. Senate will vote to convict him on incitement to insurrection. And in an article for The B...

 2021-01-19 14:00 

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'They've been lied to': Former cult member lays out the method for 'deprogramming' Trump diehards...

President Donald Trump's critics have often described his army of devotees as a...

 2021-01-19 13:47 

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How should Joe Biden handle Donald Trump's post-presidency? Gerald Ford provides a guide...

President Donald Trump has achieved many shameful firsts. He is the first sitting president to refuse to accept his reelection loss, making him a historic loser. He is the first president to urge his followers to commit an insurrection so he can stay in p...

 2021-01-19 12:22 

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Revealed: Trump spent flight to Georgia Senate rally asking allies if his coup would succeed...

Two days before the infamous riots at the United States Capitol building, President Donald Trump flew down to Georgia to campaign for Sens. David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) in two races that would determine control of the United States Senate...

 2021-01-19 11:47 

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Critics to McConnell: Trump would already be convicted 'if the Senate trial were a right-wing judicial confirmation'...

With the U.S. Senate set to reconvene Tuesday—President Donald Trump's final full day in office—progressives are demanding that the chamber immediately get to work on convicting the outgoing incumbent for provoking the violent mob attack o...

 2021-01-19 01:04 

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Trump just tried to change U.S. COVID policy in Biden's term — but Biden's team says it won't happen...

In a bizarre move on Monday, President Donald Trump released a proclamation seeking to lift the pandemic-related travel restrictions on much of Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Brazil. The administration had recently put the restrictions in place,...

 2021-01-18 21:15 

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How Bill Barr's work 'laid the groundwork' for the Capitol siege: journalist...

In December, then-Attorney General William Barr infuriated many diehard supporters of President Donald Trump when he acknowledged Joe Biden as president-elect and told the Associated Press that he saw no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 pres...

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