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George Conway rips Republican Party chair for outright ‘lie’ about what the inspector general found

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Republican lawyer George Conway called out Republican Party chair Ronna Romney McDaniel for an outright “lie” about the findings in the FBI inspector general report about the start of Russia investigation.

The inspector general found Monday that the FBI didn’t act with political intent when it opened the investigation into Paul Manafort. It also didn’t act with political intent when it opened an investigation into Russia intrusion in the 2016 election.

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Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) tweeted that the IG report “proves Obama officials abused their FISA power,” which is a lie about what the report actually reveals. Scalise also claimed that these so-called “Obama officials” abused their FISA power to “trigger” an investigation, another fact that is false. President Donald Trump’s appointed FBI Director Christopher Wray explained in an interview that the GOP claim is far from the truth.

The Republican Party chair found the tweet from Scalise “Absolutely stunning,” though she didn’t clarify if it was the false information she found “stunning” or the fact that Scalise perpetuated the false information “stunning.”

Conway, whose spouse serves as a top Trump adviser, flattened Romney McDaniel, calling it a lie.

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Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) similarly brought up the lie during the impeachment hearings on Monday.

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He also retweeted a point by University of Texas Law Professor Steve Vladeck.

“This is where we are: The number-two House Republican is asserting that the IG’s report ‘proves’ a conclusion that it SPECIFICALLY REJECTS,” tweeted Vladeck. “Please, folks—read things for yourselves and reach your own conclusions. Never has critical thinking been more important to our democracy.”

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Trump’s much-hyped Walmart and CVS coronavirus testing centers have been a massive flop

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During a press conference last month, President Donald Trump brought several corporate bigwigs with him to announce that major retailers Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and Target would all be making their parking lots available to set up drive-through COVID-19 testing centers.

"The goal is for individuals to be able to drive up and be swabbed without having to leave your car," the president said.

It's been nearly three weeks since that announcement, however, and CNN reports that companies have only set up five of these testing centers in the United States so far -- and that none of them are available to the general public.

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Trump ripped by former Ted Cruz aide for his ‘firehose of falsehoods’ as we ‘tally the sick and the dead’

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In a column for the conservative Bulwark, a former speechwriter and aide to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) expressed her disgust with Donald Trump for his continuing lying about the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic while at the same time bragging about the TV ratings for his daily press conferences.

According to Amanda Carpenter, who also doubles as a conservative commentator on CNN, she has had it with his "firehose of falsehoods' " and "avalanche of lies" while the country is reeling from a health crisis that has trapped almost 80 percent of the populace in their homes.

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‘Fox News is eating her brain’: Columnist describes drastic measures to get her mom to take COVID-19 seriously

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New York Times columnist Kara Swisher had an incredibly hard time getting her mother to take the threat of COVID-19 seriously -- and she says that Fox News is primarily to blame.

In her latest column, Swisher writes that her mother for the past few weeks largely kept going about her daily life as though there weren't a deadly pandemic raging across the country. Swisher became so concerned for her mother's safety that she frantically called and texted her to the point where her mother told her to knock it off.

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