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Capitol riot organizers' body-cam footage may come back to haunt them: reporter

Appearing on MSNBC Saturday afternoon with host Alex Witt, Guardian reporter Hugo Lowell revealed that the House select committee that recently subpoenaed organizers of the January 6th protest that turned into a riot have every intention of demanding new video taken by the insurrectionists -- many of whom were wearing body cams.

According to Lowell, the recent round of subpoenas handed out to Roger Stone and members of the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys could turn up more valuable information about the events of the day.

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QAnon leader was accused by wife of 'blind rage' in domestic violence arrest: report

According to a report from Mother Jones, a QAnon leader who has been promising fellow conspiracists that John F. Kennedy Jr. will soon return from the dead -- or hiding -- to lead the movement and help Donald Trump become president again, has a history of violence that includes an arrest for a domestic assault.

Michael Brian Protzman, who is known to QAnon adherents as Negative48, was arrested in Washington state's King County in 2019 for an "unlawful imprisonment – domestic violence" charge filed by his wife that led her to flee their home to a neighbor's house where she called 911.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene is demonstrating 'the depth of power she has over Kevin McCarthy': Politico reporter

Appearing on CNN on Saturday morning, Politico's Rachael Bade explained that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's overwhelming desire to become the leader of a Republican Party-dominated House has put him at the mercy of the demands and whims of extremist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).

As the plans for the 2022 midterm elections ramp up, and political prognosticators are saying a GOP House takeover is highly likely, McCarthy's path to staying leader is not certain with the far-right wing of the party balking at just handing the California Republican the gavel.

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'Absolute garbage rhetoric': Mitch McConnell adviser hammers Lauren Boebert on CNN

On CNN Friday, former Mitch McConnell adviser Scott Jennings slammed Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) for her comments joking that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was a suicide bomber.

"Scott, was it just another day at the office and they got these folks in the far right in certain parts of the caucus that they just can't control?" asked anchor Jim Acosta.

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Three shot at NC mall as Black Friday crowd ‘stampedes’ for exits

Three people were shot at a crowded North Carolina mall on Black Friday — leading to a "stampede" for the exits that may have injured others, according to reports.

"Durham Councilman Mark-Anthony Middleton told WRAL News that three people were shot at The Streets at Southpoint shopping center on Friday afternoon. One person is now in custody," the station reported Friday afternoon. "WRAL reporter Aaron Thomas happened to be shopping inside one of the mall's stores on Friday."

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‘This country came harrowingly close to democracy falling’ on Jan. 6: WaPo reporter

Former president Donald Trump and his allies came "harrowingly close" to carrying out a successful coup and overthrowing democracy on Jan. 6, according to Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker, co-author of "I Alone Can Fix It."

On Friday, Rucker appeared on MSNBC alongside his co-author Carol Leonnig as well as Ashley Parker, the Post's White House bureau chief, to discuss the newspaper's recent three-part investigative report on the Capitol insurrection, called "The Attack."

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'Absolutely spineless': CNN panel thrashes GOP leadership's silence on Lauren Boebert's 'MAGA open mic night'

A CNN panel on Friday thrashed House Republican leadership for remaining silent about Rep. Lauren Boebert's (R-CO) bigoted attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

Host Jim Acosta started off by asking former Republican Congressman Charlie Dent what he made of House Republicans' reaction to what he described as Boebert's "MAGA open mic night" in which she made disparaged Omar by likening her to a suicide bomber.

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WATCH: Irate customer attacks teen McDonald’s employees during drive-thru rampage

Cell phone video from Georgia documented a fracas at a Locust Grove McDonald's after a customer grew irate over the lack of a zero calorie coffee sweetener, WSB-TB reports.

The incident reportedly occurred around 9 p.m. on Tuesday night when the store was being staffed by multiple 16-year-old workers.

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Dr. Fauci warns you may not be immune to new variant — but cautions there’s a lot we don’t know yet

CNN's Brianna Keilar on Friday interviewed Dr. Anthony Fauci about the new B.1.1.529 variant of COVID-19 which has been found in South Africa, Botswana, and Hong Kong.

"A new variant of coronavirus has been discovered in South Africa and this is raising concerns," Keilar noted. "Scientists there are warning it could show immune invasion and enhanced transmissibility."

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British lawmaker claims men are being forced into crime because 'Doctor Who' is a woman

A British member of Parliament claimed this week that men are being forced into committing crimes because fictional male characters like James Bond and Doctor Who are being replaced by women.

During prepared remarks on Thursday, Tory MP Nick Fletcher made the assertion that "men need to have their own identity."

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Matt Gaetz to introduce 'National Stand Your Ground Law' as a tribute to Kyle Rittenhouse

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said on Thursday that he would introduce a "National Stand Your Ground Law" as a reaction to Kyle Rittenhouse's prosecution.

Gaetz made the announcement on his Firebrand podcast.

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Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ casts Canada as a racial utopia

When Hulu's series The Handmaid's Tale premiered in 2017, reviewers noted its gripping drama and dystopian exploration of rape culture and misogyny at a time when both were hallmarks of Donald Trump's presidency.

The series is adapted from Canadian author Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian novel. It has won numerous awards and was recently renewed for a fifth season. But some commentators, including writer Ellen E. Jones, have criticized the series for its use of colour-blind casting that created inclusivity but otherwise ignored race in storylines. Others, including Noah Berlatsky, have analyzed how both the series and novel erase Black people's history.

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'Stop trying to colonize our culture': Fox News pundit loses it over mention of 'stolen land' at Thanksgiving

Fox News contributors Sean Duffy and Rachel Campos-Duffy slammed liberals this week after one educator encouraged Thanksgiving lessons on the mistreatment of Native Americans.

During a Wednesday segment on Fox News, guest host Tammy Bruce complained after Washington, D.C. public school Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee recently suggested that terms like genocide, ethnic cleansing and "stolen land" should be used at Thanksgiving gatherings.

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