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23 Oct
Ahead of Jan. 6, Willard hotel in downtown D.C. was a Trump team ‘command center’ for effort to deny Biden the presidency washingtonpost.com/investigations…
2/ On Jan. 2, Trump, Giuliani & Eastman spoke to 300 state legislators via conf call meant to arm them w purported evidence of fraud & galvanize them to take action to “decertify”. “You are the real power,” Trump told them. “You’re the ones that are going to make the decision.”
3/ “Phil Waldron, retired Army colonel who specialized in psych ops, led team who provided Kerik w analyses of state data, which purported to show fraudulent voting, according to 2 people familiar with activities at the Willard. Waldron was working closely w Russell Ramsland”
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21 Oct
Hi @WHCOS. What is the White House's position on reforming the filibuster to get voting rights legislation through the Senate?

I ask this bc, without #VotingRights, all the legislation you're trying to pass will be flipped, just like election results. TY.

@waltshaub
@WHCOS @waltshaub @AJentleson 3/ The panel went on to say that we can’t organize our way out of this, & many of those voters who have been asked to fight their hearts out for voting rights are asking, Why should we fight if Biden won’t?
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21 Oct
229-202 "The resolution is adopted."

#BannonContempt
3/ Of course, we always knew Bannon was contemptible
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21 Oct
Plus mike Simpson. (Thank you Jake Sherman)
A sixth Republican votes YES
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21 Oct
"The ayes have it, the resolution..." Interrupted by request for recorded vote.

#BannonContempt
The 2 Republican YES votes are now recorded.

I doubt there'll be a 3rd.
And I would be wrong. There are now 4 Republican YES votes.
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21 Oct
Schiff is up now. 'Nuff said.
"We were here! We heard glass breaking... We saw the bloody results!"
Bannon "will become the rule. Not the rule of law. The misrule of men."
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21 Oct
CSPAN is carrying this live right now.
3. Listening to Liz Cheney quote Bannon's traitorous words is still chilling.
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21 Oct
Will to me: "Democrats are on the brink of breaking their promises to young voters. They could feel the pain for a generation..."

If @Will_Bunch wrote it, you should read it™
2/ "On November 3, 2020, voters in the 18-29-year-old demographic turned out in higher numbers than past elections, voted strongly for Biden over Trump, and clearly tipped key Electoral College states like Georgia as the Democrats just barely earned control in Washington."
3/ "But just nine months into the 46th presidency, Biden is struggling to earn even that “C+” on his first report card from America’s young voters."
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21 Oct
DOJ indicting a president memo question by Swalwell.

Garland: "I don't want to make a commitment on this question."
2/ Swalwell is persisting on getting him to answer about indicting a pres. and Garland won't budge.
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21 Oct
#GymJordan is being Gym Jordan at Garland hearing, blasting Biden about something something really LOUDLY.
2/ And now he wants to play a video while screaming about “freedom.”
3/ Nadler says Jordan didn’t follow protocol on giving 48 hours notice on the video, so playing it is denied.

So now they’re arguing about it. “They afraid of videos??” Sigh.
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14 Sep
>> Two days after the Capitol riot, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs took top secret action to limit Trump’s ability to order a nuclear strike, Bob Woodward's new book says cnn.it/3kbYwDk
2/ “Milley, deeply shaken…'was certain Trump had gone into serious mental decline in aftermath of the election, w Trump now all but manic, screaming at officials & constructing his own alt reality about endless election conspiracies.'
Milley worried Trump could 'go rogue’l
3/ “No matter what you are told, you do the procedure. You do the process. And I'm part of that procedure," Milley told the officers, according to the book. He then went around the room, looked each officer in the eye, and asked them to verbally confirm they understood.”
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13 Sep
Welp, it’s been a half hour and you have yet to respond to my DM. How very corporate of you.
2/ In all fairness, I just got a substantive DM from @BedBathBeyond explaining it takes 2 days to hear back, and specifically mentioned my store and that they would contact management and get back to me.
@BedBathBeyond 3/ Of course, if after a reasonable amount of time, I don’t hear back from @BedBathBeyond, I will contact the CEO. I expect them to keep their word and get back to me. If not, well, you saw my @Target letter, and @macys letter, and that Macy’s are retraining their employees now.
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13 Sep
2/ 3 miles from us. We sensed it, but didn’t really “feel” it.
3/ UPDATE
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15 Aug
"The Plymouth rampage was powerful proof of the ties between hatred toward women and acts of domestic violence and eventual mass shootings."

If @Will_Bunch wrote it, you should read it™
2/ "Nor is it surprising that the young Plymouth killer would be drawn into a right-wing ideology that exalts gun ownership, a libertarian concept of personal freedom ... and Donald Trump."
3/ "Nothing fuels the id of the modern conservative more than an almost primitive fear that more power or agency for Blacks or immigrant cultures or women will end the “freedom” of white male supremacy."
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15 Aug
JHC. >> An anti-COVID vaccine rally at Los Angeles City Hall turned violent Saturday, with one person stabbed and a reporter saying he was assaulted latimes.com/california/sto…
2/ “A fight erupted on the corner of 1st and Spring streets shortly after 2:30 p.m., as counterprotesters in all black and anti-vaccine demonstrators draped in American flag garb and Trump memorabilia traded punches and threw things at one another.” #ProLifeMyAss
3/ “In the melee, counterprotesters could be seen spraying mace while members of the anti-vaccine rally screamed death threats. One older man screamed “unmask them all” and clawed at a woman’s face.”
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14 Aug
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Haiti, the U.S. Geological Survey said. People in the capital of Port-au-Prince felt the tremor and many rushed into the streets in fear breaking.iavian.net/article/279409
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12 Aug
"The evidence that these voters care more about waging a culture war than what’s in their wallet is both statistical and anecdotal...Nothing matters more in 2021 than loyalty to the tribe."

If @Will_Bunch wrote it, you should read it™
@Will_Bunch 2/ "The president’s economic plan — as well as his ability to work with Republicans on a fraction of it — is exactly what he promised the electorate in November 2020 when he defeated Trump by 7 million popular votes and by 306-232 in the Electoral College."
@Will_Bunch 3/ "Even more importantly, the Biden agenda reminds us of something that can’t be stressed enough in writing about middle-class issues — that America’s blue-collar workforce is increasingly a Black and brown one."
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15 Jun
Trump and his allies pressured the Department of Justice to back his unproven claims of election fraud in the days and weeks before the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. hill.cm/3dm6d6F
2/ “The documents, released publicly on Tuesday, show Trump, his then-chief of staff Mark Meadows and outside allies putting pressure on senior DOJ officials to probe claims of voter fraud in December and early January.”
3/ “Emails provided to the committee revealed that Trump sent allegations of election fraud to top DOJ officials minutes before he announced their promotions, which were sparked by the resignation of then-Attorney General William Barr.”
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15 Jun
Once again, @Lawrence is the only one covering this out of the A-block gate: GOP legislators trying to “eliminate democracy” by reversing Dem election wins, nullifying blue wave landslides. This is the biggest threat.
2/ @AriBerman buttressed this on @TheLastWord, called it “chilling” and, as I just did, the biggest threat.
3/ So even if we overcome #VoterSuppression , Republicans can still overturn Dem victories. They’re stacking agencies with their own election officials the way they’re stacking courts.
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