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Trump loyalists expected to wage ‘ugly’ power struggle within the House if Biden wins: report

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Composite image of Rep. Matt Gaetz, Rep. Louie Gohmert, and Rep. Jim Jordan, photos by Gage Skidmore

Republicans in the House of Representatives are gearing up for a major power struggle if President Donald Trump loses the 2020 election.

Politico reports that members of the House Freedom Caucus are preparing to go to war with the president’s critics within the party should he be defeated by former Vice President Joe Biden this fall.

“Not sure [Reps. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Steve Scalise (R-LA)] are prepared to be in the minority and with a Dem President,” one GOP lawmaker said. “Members are already beyond frustrated. That will boil up and get more ugly.”

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One target of the Freedom Caucus’s ire will be Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), the GOP Conference Chairwoman who has drawn fire for sticking up for Dr. Anthony Fauci’s expert opinions on the novel coronavirus pandemic.

“I think this is all about what’s gonna happen in November,” one GOP lawmaker explained. “The Freedom Caucus guys are trying to put [Cheney] back in her corner.”

However, this lawmaker said that Cheney was playing “the long game” and was more likely to come out on top of any power struggle.

All the same, the entire House GOP leadership could come under fire if the party’s minority in the House shrinks after a devastating election loss.

“I think there is going to be a problem in leadership if there’s a loss,” one GOP lawmaker said.

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Sidney Powell’s ‘Kraken’ lawsuit suffers setback as Georgia GOP county chair demands to be removed

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Powell had previously promised that the lawsuit would "release the Kraken" in an effort to overturn President-elect Joe Biden's win in Georgia.

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‘Fox & Friends’ graphic destroys Trump for ‘baselessly’ and ‘falsely’ claiming election was rigged

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The message to Fox News viewers appeared on the network's ticker graphic that is displayed at the bottom of the screen.

"President Trump phoned into a meeting organized by Republicans in Pennsylvania Wed., baseless claiming that the election was 'rigged' and falsely claiming that he won it 'by a lot,'" the Fox News ticker reported. "Most of Trump's legal efforts to challenge voting procedures in PA, MI and other states have been thrown out and his campaign has not produced sufficient evidence to back up claims of widespread voter fraud."

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Exiled Trump lawyer Sidney Powell misspells ‘district’ two different ways in purported ‘epic’ Georgia lawsuit

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Bloomberg reports that Powell's lawsuit misspells the word "district" twice in two different ways.

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