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'Launch a counter-coup': Kari Lake joins conspiracy theorist to plot against 'CIA coup'

Failed Arizona candidate Kari Lake said it is "probably true" that a "CIA coup" took control of the United States and caused her to lose the 2022 election for governor.

During an interview billed as having a "mega-bombshell," conspiracy theorist Pete Santilli repeatedly pushed Lake to talk about what he believed was a CIA-backed coup d'état.

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'Oh, my God!' George Santos sends shocked staffers out to face angry constituents

Rep. George Santos (R-NY) declined on Tuesday to speak to constituents who are angry about lies he told to win the 2022 election.

The constituents sought to confront Santos just hours after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said an ethics investigation was expected.

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Republicans expect 'balloons in the audience' for Joe Biden's State of the Union speech

Republican supporters hope there will be "balloons in the audience" when President Joe Biden gives his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.

One caller to San Antonio's WOAI morning show floated the idea of Republicans bringing balloons to the speech to protest Biden's handling of a surveillance aircraft from China that traversed the U.S. last week.

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Mike Lindell melts down as Ron DeSantis hosts Dominion lawyer: 'He is showing his true colors!'

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) faced backlash on Tuesday after he held a media "defamation" panel that included an attorney representing Dominion Voting Systems in its case against MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, Rudy Giuliani, and multiple conservative news outlets.

Lindell lashed out on Twitter after he learned that attorney Libby Locke was a panelist DeSantis described as an "extraordinaire at first amendment, defamation law."

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Kari Lake insists she's not a 'criminal' after 'felony' tweet of voter signatures

Failed Arizona candidate Kari Lake insisted on Monday that she did not break Arizona election law by sharing an image of 16 voter signatures.

Tammy Patrick, chief executive for programs at the National Association of Election Administrators, told Arizona's 12 News that Lake's actions appeared to be a "felony."

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Steve Bannon attacks McCarthy over security for State of Union: 'They've got the fence back up'

Conservative podcaster Steve Bannon blasted House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for increased security at the U.S. Capitol ahead of President Joe Biden's State of the Union address to Congress.

On the eve of Biden's speech, Bannon complained that McCarthy had reinstated some of the security that was put in place after the attack on Jan. 6, 2021.

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Evidence of other Chinese balloons 'discovered after' Trump left office: official

Former President Donald Trump's administration reportedly failed to detect at least three possible Chinese spy balloons during his time in office.

A Department of Defense official revealed over the weekend the existence of the three balloons after President Joe Biden ordered the U.S. military to shoot down a fourth balloon.

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'Make it melt': Rudy Giuliani wanted a 9/11-style attack to 'evaporate' Chinese balloon

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani criticized President Joe Biden for not using secret evaporation weapons on a suspected Chinese spy balloon to "make it melt."

On his Sunday WABC radio program, Giuliani argued that Biden should have disregarded military advice, instead shooting down the balloon over U.S. soil.

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'It's never going to be enough': Fox News contributor shuts down criticism of Hunter Biden

Fox News contributor Mara Liasson refuted libertarian pundit Robby Soave after he claimed that letters to the Justice Department on behalf of Hunter Biden were endangering freedom of speech.

On Sunday's edition of the Media Buzz program, Soave complained about letters Biden's attorneys sent to the Justice Department to urge an investigation into the copying of his personal information. The letters named conservative media and personalities that disseminated information about a laptop allegedly belonging to Biden.

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Fox News host bizarrely blames 'treasonous' farmers after Chinese balloon incident

Fox News host Rachel Campos-Duffy suggested that "treasonous" farmers and real estate agents are selling land to China.

Just hours after the U.S. military disabled a possible Chinese spy balloon, Campos-Duffy floated her theory to retired Lt. Gen. Richard Newton.

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ABC host pops Marco Rubio's balloon rant: It 'happened three times' under Trump

ABC host Jonathan Karl reminded Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) that former President Donald Trump had failed to notify Americans on at least three occasions when Chinese balloons entered the country's airspace.

During an interview on ABC, Karl asked Rubio if President Joe Biden should have gone against the advice of the U.S. military and instead shot the balloon down over populated land.

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Matt Gaetz contradicts McCarthy: Removing Ilhan Omar was 'tit-for-tat' for Marjorie Taylor Greene

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) confirmed on Thursday that the decision to remove Rep. Ilham Omar (D-MN) from a committee was "tit-for-tat" retribution after two Republicans were punished in an earlier Congress.

Following his vote to remove Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Gaetz told viewers of his Firebrand podcast that it had not been a good feeling.

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Trump says he's 'entitled to a revenge tour' to punish critics if re-elected

Donald Trump promised not to use the power of the presidency to punish critics if re-elected – even though he believes he is "entitled to a revenge tour."

During an interview on The Hugh Hewitt Show on Thursday, Trump complained that journalists should be stripped of awards because he felt their coverage of the Russia investigation was unfair.

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