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Holiday Livewire: Omar Mocks Boebert’s Racist Trolling Again

Another day, another desperate crusade for outrage: Far-right extremist Lauren Boebert (R-CO) proudly tells a Totally Real Story in a viral video about her calling Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) “the jihad squad” to her face in a Capitol elevator earlier this week. Omar responded to the clip on Thanksgiving via Twitter saying that Boebert is 1) making the whole thing up and 2) is actually terrified of even looking at her in the halls of Congress. Follow the news of the day below: [Author: Crist...
Tags: Twitter, News, Congress, Omar, Capitol, Ilhan Omar, Cristina Cabrera, Boebert, Lauren Boebert, Lauren Boebert R CO, Omar Mocks Boebert


Another Alleged Attempt At An Election System Breach Tied To Lindell’s Cyber Clown Show

Note: We won’t have a Morning Memo tomorrow or on Friday. A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Curious Coincidences John Hamercheck, the GOP president of the Lake County Board of Commissioners in Ohio, on Tuesday denied knowing anything about an attempt to breach the local election board’s computer system in May. A private laptop that was plugged into the county network inside Hamercheck’s office captured network traffic — not election data, according to inve...
Tags: UK, New York, News, Washington Post, Senate, White House, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Cbi, Bbc, Cnn, Fbi, Gop, New York Times, Broadway


Broadway Actor Who Plays Judas In ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Charged With Storming Capitol Alongside Oath Keepers

Behold, a rich tapestry of one of the most bonkers post-insurrection arrests to date. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Oath Keepers, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection


Chris Wallace Had A Sad About Tucker Carlson’s Jan. 6 Propaganda

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Privately Complaining To Fox Execs Fox News hosts Chris Wallace and Bret Baier criticized Tucker Carlson’s so-called “documentary” on the Capitol insurrection in private conversations with Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott and Fox News Media President Jay Wallace, according to NPR. The hosts’ complaints reportedly made it up the chain to Lachlan Murdoch, the chairman and CEO of Fox Corp., Fox News’ parent company.Carlson’s doc...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Sweden, Colorado, California, Washington Post, White House, US, Iran, Fbi, Pennsylvania, House, Manhattan, Michigan, Cy Vance


Oh Man, Professional Clown Gohmert Is Running For Texas AG

Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX), one of ex-President Donald Trump’s most faithful and wackiest foot soldiers in Congress, made it official on Monday night: He’s running for Texas attorney general. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Attorney General, 2022, Donald Trump, Louie Gohmert, Ken Paxton, Texas AG, Louis Gohmert, Cristina Cabrera, Clown Gohmert


Pro-Trump Lawyers Ordered To Pay More Than $100k For Wasting Everyone’s Time With Big Lie Suit

A federal judge in Colorado on Monday ordered two pro-Trump lawyers who launched one of MAGAland’s many lawsuits aiming to undo the 2020 election to hand over $186,922 in attorneys fees to the defendants in their suit, including Dominion Voting Systems and Facebook. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: Facebook, News, Colorado, Trump, 2020 Election, Cristina Cabrera, Dominion Voting Systems


Fox News Contributors Call It Quits Over Tucker Carlson’s Jan. 6 Propaganda

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Real Brave, Guys Stephen Hayes and Jonah Goldberg, two longtime contributors on Fox News who were fine with the misinformation the network has peddled up until now, announced yesterday on their right-wing media site that they’re leaving Fox because “the voices of the responsible are being drowned out by the irresponsible.”  Hayes and Goldberg pointed directly at Tucker Carlson’s Fox Nation “documentary” on the Jan. 6 Capitol ...
Tags: Texas, News, Washington Post, White House, China, Kanye West, Fox, Beijing, House, New Jersey, Manhattan, Fox News, Biden, Rolling Stone, Trump, Yeezy


Welch Launches Bid For Leahy Senate Seat With Bernie Endorsement

Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) announced on Monday morning that–as expected–he’s running to replace Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), who is retiring in 2023. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Senate, Patrick Leahy, Peter Welch, Sen Patrick Leahy, Cristina Cabrera, 2022 Midterms


Jan. 6 Defendant With A Gun Allegedly Hinted At Attacking Pelosi If He’d Found Her

A Jan. 6 defendant who’s been charged with illegally possessing a loaded firearm at the Capitol gave a chilling portrait of his intentions when he allegedly broke into the building that day, according to a newly unsealed filing in the case. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Nancy Pelosi, Gun Violence, Capitol, Pelosi, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection


Biden To Take Key Step Toward Ousting Postmaster Louis DeJoy

President Joe Biden is slated to announce on Friday that he won’t keep a top ally of controversial Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on the U.S. Postal Service board of governors next month, according to the Washington Post. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Washington Post, Joe Biden, US Postal Service, Biden, U S Postal Service, Cristina Cabrera, Louis DeJoy


Gosar Reposts, Then Deletes Again Violent AOC Vid After Censure

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), shortly after being censured by the House for posting an anime video of him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), retweeted a post with the video on Thursday before apparently unretweeting it. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, House, Censure, Paul Gosar, Cristina Cabrera, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


Report: Eastman Pitched Coup Plan Directly To Arizona GOP Leader

John Eastman, the conservative legal scholar who drew up a full scheme to have then-Vice President Mike Pence throw out certain states’ 2020 electoral votes to steal the election for Donald Trump, reportedly took his ideas straight to at least one Republican leader in a state Trump lost. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Arizona, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, John Eastman, 2020 Election, Cristina Cabrera


Convicted GOPer Tried To Legislate Himself Out Of Prison

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. There Was An Attempt Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (R), who is serving a 28-month prison sentence on felony ethics charges, allegedly schemed to have language added to a prison bill during the legislature’s special session in September that would lead to his release. Unfortunately for Hubbard, he couldn’t gather enough support for his proposed language in the Alabama Senate, so that plot went nowhere, state prosec...
Tags: New York, News, Colorado, Senate, Defense, Alabama, Ukraine, Fbi, Bitcoin, Gop, House, Food And Drug Administration, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Pfizer, The New York Times


GOP Rep Cheerfully Takes Credit For BIF After Voting Against It

Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) had made absolutely clear that he did not approve of the bipartisan infrastructure bill (BIF) when it passed the House in early November, no sir! [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Infrastructure, Gop, House, Gary Palmer, BIF, Cristina Cabrera


New Deets On Flynn And Powell’s Batsh*t Attempts To Get Military To Overturn Election

ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl’s upcoming book, “Betrayal,” reveals more eye-popping details on ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn and his lawyer, Sidney Powell, urging the use of the U.S. military to steal the election for then-President Donald Trump–by going directly to the Defense Department and peddling wacky conspiracy theories about voter fraud. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Abc News, Defense Department, Trump, Sidney Powell, Flynn, Powell, Michael Flynn, Jonathan Karl, 2020 Election, Batsh, Cristina Cabrera


Will Dems Give Paul Gosar The MTG Treatment For His Extremism?

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Reckoning A-Comin’? Democratic leaders are reportedly looking at punishing far-right Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) after he posted an anime-style video depicting him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) over a week ago, including a censure or even stripping him of his committee assignments, according to multiple outlets. Ocasio-Cortez told Punchbowl last night that the House was looking into “a real consequence” for Gosar, ...
Tags: Texas, News, White House, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wyoming, House, Arizona, Leahy, Biden, Cheney, Justice Department, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, Rob Portman, Sen Ted Cruz R TX


Trump Defends Deranged ‘Hang Pence’ Chants: ‘People Were Very Angry’

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Very Fine People Trump fully stands by his supporters shouting “Hang Pence!” as they were storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, of his interview with reporter Jonathan Karl reveals. “Well, the people were very angry,” the ex-president told Karl in an interview for his upcoming book, “Betrayal.”Trump argued that the mob’s anger was justified because it was common sense for Pence to have halted the count due to voter fraud (for the...
Tags: News, California, Senate, White House, House, Ohio, The New York Times, Air Force, Black, Thompson, Trump, Mike Pence, Lincoln Memorial, Karl, Sharpton, Josh Mandel


Murkowski Launches Reelection Bid In Face Of Trump’s Wrath

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced on Friday morning that she’s running for reelection in the 2022 midterms as her party’s leader goes on a warpath to oust every pro-impeachment Republican lawmaker from Congress. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Congress, Donald Trump, Lisa Murkowski, Cristina Cabrera, Lisa Murkowski R AK, 2022 Midterms, Murkowski Launches Reelection Bid In Face Of Trump


Cheney Backs Censuring ‘Avowed White Nationalist’ Gosar Over Violent AOC Vid

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is putting Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) on blast after the far-right Republican posted a graphic anime-style video of him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and attacking President Joe Biden on social media earlier this week. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Cheney, Censure, Paul Gosar R AZ, Paul Gosar, Liz Cheney, Cristina Cabrera, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


Trump-Backed Senate Candidate Accused By Wife Of Abuse Ranted About ‘Woman Tyrants’

Note: We won’t have a Morning Memo tomorrow. Happy Veteran’s Day! A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Hey Guess Who Hates Women Sean Parnell, the Trump-endorsed Pennsylvania Senate candidate whose wife has accused him of strangling her, expressed some decidedly unhinged opinions about women during a Fox Nation interview last year. Parnell scoffed at the idea that women could be happy and successful without men. That “nonsense” has “done nothing but raise one...
Tags: Facebook, News, Congress, Colorado, White House, Israel, Jerusalem, Gop, House, Npr, Biden, Denver, Trump, Rnc, Nra, Mike Pence


Judge Promptly Shoots Down Trump’s 11th-Hour Attempt To Block Jan. 6 Docs

The D.C. federal judge overseeing ex-President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against the House Jan. 6 select committee quickly rejected Trump’s latest attempt to block the National Archives from handing over White House records to the committee. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, White House, House, Donald Trump, Trump, Cristina Cabrera, Jan. 6 Committee


Fuming Trump Told RNC On Final Day As POTUS He Was Starting New Party, Book Says

Ex-President Donald Trump, still seething over his electoral defeat, was reportedly ready for some mutually assured destruction on Jan. 20. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Ronna McDaniel, Cristina Cabrera


Cruz Accuses Big Bird Of Being A Propaganda Stooge For Boosting COVID Vaccine

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. A Senator To Take Very Seriously Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) accused Big Bird of spreading “government propaganda” on Saturday after the Sesame Street resident tweeted (ho ho ho) that he’d gotten the COVID-19 vaccine to “give my body an extra protective boost that keeps me and others healthy.” And for those of you who’re mocking him for trying to take his culture war to a children’s TV character, Cruz wants you to know that he’s act...
Tags: Post, Florida, News, Congress, Mexico, Georgia, Gop, House, New York Times, Arizona, House Of Cards, Biden, Seth Macfarlane, Cruz, Trump, Mike Pence


NRSC Chair Scott Won’t Say Whether GOP Candidate Accused Of Strangling Wife Should Be A Senator

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), who chairs the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), signaled on Monday that a candidate being accused of strangling his wife isn’t a dealbreaker for the GOP’s top Senate fundraising organization. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Senate, Gop, Rick Scott, NRSC, Cristina Cabrera, National Republican Senatorial Committee NRSC, Rick Scott R FL, 2022 Midterms


Russian Analyst Who Contributed To Steele Dossier Indicted For Lying To FBI In Durham Probe

Igor Danchenko, a Russian analyst who contributed to the so-called Steele dossier, has been arrested as part of the probe by special counsel John Durham. According to the indictment released on Thursday, Danchenko was charged with five counts of making false statements to the FBI. Former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele had hired Danchenko as his primary researcher in compiling his famed dossier. Steele’s dossier broadly alleged that the Trump campaign had conspired with Ru...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Russia, Fbi, 2016 Election, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Durham, Trump, Steele, Democratic National Committee, Barr, Sussman, John Durham, Christopher Steele, Cristina Cabrera


TPM’s Gonzo Election Highlights And Lowlights

Though the gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey took center stage yesterday, there were plenty of other elections and ballot measures across the country that might’ve slipped under your radar. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Virginia, New Jersey, Cristina Cabrera, 2021 Elections


Roger Stone Threatens To Run For Florida Guv If DeSantis Doesn’t Do Trumpy Election Audit

Formerly convicted Trump associate Roger Stone is demanding that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) launch an “audit” of the state’s 2020 elections. Or Else. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: Florida, News, 2022, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Cristina Cabrera, Trumpy Election Audit


Kinzinger Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection, Underscoring Trump’s Grip On GOP

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), one of the few Republican lawmakers who’ve been outspoken in denouncing ex-President Donald Trump, announced on Friday morning that he will not run for reelection in the 2022 midterms. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Gop, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Adam Kinzinger, Adam Kinzinger R IL, Cristina Cabrera, 2022 Midterms


Voting Machine Part Goes Missing In Michigan After QAnon Clerk Barred From Running Election

Michigan State Police on Thursday opened a criminal investigation into the disappearance of election equipment in a rural township after the local clerk — who has boosted 2020 election fraud conspiracy theories and QAnon memes online — was stripped of her authority to run next week’s election. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: Voting, News, Michigan, Michigan State Police, Cristina Cabrera


Eastman Spins Wild Tales Of Jan. 6 As A Trap Sprung By Media And FBI

John Eastman is sure having trouble keeping his story straight. A week ago, the ex-Trump legal adviser, whose legal memo laid out a path for Mike Pence to thwart the 2020 Electoral College certification, went to great lengths to downplay and minimize his memo. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Fbi, Trump, Mike Pence, Electoral College, John Eastman, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection