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The Twice-Fired, Lord-Of-The-Rings-Loving Lawyer Is Taking His Show On The Road
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Then he attended the January 6th protest turned attempted coup... and he filmed himself doing so. 1
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Meanwhile the judge has already signaled some deep skepticism. 1Judge Alan Albright (appointed by Donald Trump, no less) issued an order to show cause, and it's fair to say he wasn't impressed by Davis's legal analysis 1
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Pence meets with House GOP, says he has good relationship with Trump
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"As far as he's concerned - and as far as I think we're concerned - Republicans are more unified than some are giving us credit for," he continued, noting the recent media coverage of political divisions in the party. 1
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US Capitol rioters 'came prepared for war', Senate hears in testimony
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Describing the events of 6 January as "not necessarily a one-off", Garland, currently a federal judge, pledged to use the full powers of the justice department to prevent a repeat attack. 1
"I intend to look more broadly at where this is coming from, what other groups there might be that could raise the same problem in the future," he said. 1
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David Perdue won't challenge Raphael Warnock in the 2022 Georgia Senate race, after all.
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Mr. Warnock defeated Kelly Loeffler, who was also a Republican incumbent, in January, winning a term that expires in January 2023. 1The two defeats deadlocked Senate control, 50-50, but effectively handed the majority to the Democrats, because of the tiebreaking vote of Vice President Kamala Harris, who serves as the body's president. 1
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Trans woman arrested for storming the Capitol demands to be let out of jail for her own safety
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Jessica Watkins, 38, told the court that she isn't a threat and could go home with a monitoring device. 1She said that she was only at the Capitol because "she believed that the president of the United States was calling upon her." 1
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Watkins served in Afghanistan as an Army ranger and her attorney said that she was forced out of the military "after her sexual orientation was discovered." 1
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Perry says Texans willing to suffer blackouts to keep feds out of power market
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WASHINGTON - Former Texas governor Rick Perry suggests that going days without power is a sacrifice Texans should be willing to make if it means keeping federal regulators out of the state's power grid. 1
"Texans would be without electricity for longer than three days to keep the federal government out of their business," Perry is quoted as saying. 1
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Tennessee lawmakers are proposing a bill that would let biological fathers petition to stop abortions
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The bill requires that the petitioner prove they are the biological father of the unborn child, but does not require them to provide DNA evidence -- only a "voluntary acknowledgment of paternity," which is acceptable without the signature of the pregnant parent, the bill states. 1
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McConnell's plan to deal with Trump: Ignore him
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The reaction underscores how McConnell plans to navigate the post-Trump era: Focus squarely on winning back the Senate majority -- while ignoring the former President at all costs. 1
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And after Trump issued a blistering attack on McConnell, riddled with false statements and personal broadsides, the GOP leader has no plans to respond, the sources said. 1
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Florida businessman gets year in prison in fraud case against Giuliani associates
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"To seal the deal with Victim-7, Correia texted Parnas the next day that 'all is good' with Victim-7 and the 'only contingency he had was that he was asking that Attorney-1 jump on the phone with him to welcome him aboard so he knows he's really a part of it,'" prosecutors wrote. 1
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New Details About Trump-McCarthy Shouting Match Show Trump Refused To Call Off Rioters
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"Well, Kevin, I guess these people are more upset about the election than you are," Trump said, according to lawmakers who were briefed on the call afterward by McCarthy. 1
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"On January 13, Kevin McCarthy said on the floor of the House that the President bears responsibility and he does." 1
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