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Trump invites conspiracy theorist to his acceptance speech — hours after shocking documents surfaced

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On Tuesday, Georgia Republican congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene — who has drawn controversy for her support of QAnon and 9/11 trutherism — tweeted that President Donald Trump has invited her to his nomination acceptance speech on Thursday.

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Just hours before Greene announced the invite, CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski and Em Stack reported on a number of her other previous posts before running for Congress, including that the 2017 neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville that ended in a fatal vehicle-ramming attack was an “inside job” to “further the agenda of the elites.” She also affirmed her belief in Pizzagate, the conspiracy that Hillary Clinton and a small circle of associates were molesting and trafficking children from the basement of a pizza shop in Washington, D.C.

Despite recently condemning QAnon, a spokesman for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has said that he is “look[ing] forward” to having Greene serve in Congress.


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No one can believe this GOP senator’s embarrassing ad is real

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Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia is in a tough race to keep her seat, and at least so far, it seems she’s not sending her best.

Her latest ad baffled many observers, prompting some to genuinely question whether the clip was real. It’s production quality and corniness are so over the top and unprofessional, it’s hard to believe it’s from a sitting senator. And the messaging itself is so hamfisted and unsubtle that it’s hard to imagine it’s an appealing ad for voters, even in Republican-leaning Georgia.

The ad starts with a couple sitting on a sofa talking about how conservative Loeffler is. OK. But then it goes off the rails when it literally says that Loeffler is “more conservative than Attila the Hun.” Yes, really. And it only gets worse.

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‘Not gonna work!’: A Republican tried to promote masks — and got angrily booed by Trump voters

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Republican Lt. Gov. Jon Husted of Ohio learned quickly on Monday that President Donald Trump’s voters aren’t ready for even mildly encouraging statements about wearing masks to stop the spread of COVID-19.

He appeared ahead of the president at a Trump rally in Ohio, and he tried to promote a series of Trump-branded masks. To the attendees’ credit, his speech was pretty condescending. Husted seemed to think he could convince them to wear face masks — which have become demonized on the right — just because they were branded with Trump logos.

But Husted was at least trying to encourage healthy behavior among his voters, which Trump has repeatedly declined to do. Experts agree masks are one of the most effective ways to reduce the spread of the respiratory virus, and the fact that this advice has become anathema to large swaths of the country — primarily supporters of the president — is extremely dangerous on its own terms and disturbing for what it says about our politics.

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Trump official in charge of ‘shaping policies’ at HHS has been a college senior: report

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The Trump administration put a college senior in charge of personnel at the Dept. of Health and Human Services, Catherine Granito. She appears to have graduated this spring.

A Politico report Monday afternoon, "Trump administration shakes up HHS personnel office after tumultuous hires," revealed the stunning placement – including that she has been "playing a role in shaping policies in the middle of a pandemic."

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