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‘Just say you hate Jews’: GOP senator blasted for tweeting ‘anti-Semitic dog whistles’ during Barrett hearing

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During Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s (D-RI) questioning of Amy Coney Barrett this Tuesday, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) posted an image to her Twitter account charactering Whitehouse as being funded by George Soros, a sentiment that many see to be an antisemitic trope.

“Here @SenWhitehouse, I fixed it for you,” Blackburn wrote along with a photoshopped image of Whitehouse holding a placard with Soros’ image on it. The photoshopped chyron in the image reads, “George Soros is funding radical left activists.”

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Reactions to Blackburn’s tweet were swift.

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Republican pollster: Trump’s attitude over the next six weeks may hurt GOP chances of keeping Senate

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A coalition of U.S. government security agencies has taken the step to defend the integrity of the 2020 presidential election, calling it “the most secure in American history.” Even so, President Donald J. Trump, the man on the losing ticket, has continued denying the results. Now, experts warn that if Trump doesn't walk away from the fight and offer a peaceful transfer of power to the President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration, it could hurt GOP chances to retain the U.S. Senate.

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Trump supporters disrupt CNN’s live report from Michigan

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During a live report from Michigan this Monday, CNN's Dianne Gallagher tried to relay developments in Lansing regarding certification of the state's election results, a group of Trump supporters in the background began drowning her out by chanting slogans, some using a bullhorn.

At one point, network anchor Brianna Keilar told Gallagher to hold her microphone closer so the audience could hear her words over the disruption.

Towards the end of the segment, the crowd started chanting, "CNN sucks!"

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Trump surgeon general: ‘I’m begging’ White House staffers to avoid large holiday gatherings

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Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Monday pleaded with all Americans -- including White House staffers -- to avoid large holiday gatherings this week.

Per CNN, Adams appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" this week to discuss the dangers of mass family gatherings during Thanksgiving due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, which so far has killed more than 250,000 Americans in just nine months.

"I'm asking Americans -- and begging you -- hold on just a little bit longer," Adams said. "Keep Thanksgiving and the celebration small and smart this year."

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