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Utah Republican cornered on CNN over his lack of support for law enforcement

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) got tongue-tied on Monday attempting to reconcile his opposition to a 9/11-style commission to investigate the January 6th insurrection with his purported support for law enforcement.

CNN's Chris Cuomo noted Stewart's "supposed" support of law enforcement and said, "100 of them hurt — you don't even want to investigate it."

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WATCH: Lauren Boebert among the small crowd celebrating Trump's 75th birthday at Bedminster

Donald Trump, Jr. posted a clip to Instagram showing a small group at Trump National Golf Club Bedminister gathered to celebrate his father's 75th birthday.

The video showed Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) and Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) — although they were the only two members of Congress tagged in the video.

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Boeing blasted for 'stupid and short sighted' funding of Republicans opposed to free and fair elections

Boeing was blasted on Monday for making political contributions who voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election only hours after the January 6th insurrection by supporters of Donald Trump.

"We have been reporting, for months now, on this slow-motion insurrection being carried out by Republicans in Congress and state houses and state parties all across the country, putting the pieces in place to do in the next election what the mob failed to do on January 6th," MSNBC's Chris Hayes said. "But the mob, itself, at least, is facing some consequences -- consequences for their actions."

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Pro-Trump activist attacks GOP governor for 'unconstitutional' vaccine mandate at state university

On Monday, Charlie Kirk, the founder of the pro-Trump Turning Point USA student group, tore into Gov. Doug Ducey (R-AZ) over Arizona State University requiring vaccines for students, calling the measure "unconstitutional."

"Why is the Republican Governor of Arizona allowing @ASU — the largest university in his state — to unconstitutionally mandate vaccines for college students?" tweeted Kirk. "This is a brazen attack on liberty and a dangerously anti-scientific position for a university to take Unacceptable."

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Republican gives ‘clinic’ on political posturing while defending controversial Arizona audit: report

On Monday, Arizona Attorney General and Republican Senate candidate Mark Brnovich fired off an angry letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland for his criticism of the Arizona election "audit," calling the DOJ's position against the effort "hysterical," and saying he is "not amused by DOJ posturing."

The letter invited immediate scorn from local Arizona reporter Brahm Resnik, who noted that ironically, the entire letter "gives a posturing clinic."

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GOP candidate throws fit over not getting Trump's endorsement for Senate — calls it 'orchestrated' plot

On Monday, the Jacksonville Daily News reported that former Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC), one of the first major candidates to seek the Republican nomination for North Carolina's open Senate seat, is still stinging that former President Donald Trump endorsed Rep. Ted Budd over him — and speculated that it was a plot "orchestrated" by Mark Meadows, another former North Carolina representative who served as Trump's chief of staff.

"'Ah — my first thought — it was that Mark Meadows had orchestrated this whole event,' Walker told The USA TODAY Network a few minutes after making similar comments about the endorsement to approximately 120 attendees at the luncheon. It was held by the Fayetteville Republican Women's Club to celebrate Trump and his birthday, which is Monday," reported Paul Woolverton. "Walker accused Meadows of not telling Trump that Walker led a straw poll of Republican delegates earlier that day for the GOP 2022 Senate nomination."

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Ex-FBI official walks through specifics on what DOJ did to coverup spying on members of congress

Speaking to MSNBC Monday, national security expert Jeremy Bash and former FBI Deputy Director of Counterintelligence Frank Figliuzzi explained the specifics on what was likely done to get warrants for members of Congress and the White House counsel and renew the gag order on Apple.

It was revealed late last week by New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt that under Attorney General Jeff Sessions warrants were issued to spy on reporters, members of Congress, their staff and their family. While nothing was uncovered, the Justice Department, even under Attorney General renewed the gag order on Apple refusing to allow anyone to learn of the scandal during the Trump reign.

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Newsmax honors Trump on his 75th birthday — and hilarity ensues

The far-right cable network Newsmax attempted to honor former President Donald Trump by asking people for their birthday messages.

Trump turned 75-years-old on Monday, which was also Flag Day.

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Vanity Fair ridicules Lara Trump for thinking she can criticize Kamala Harris’ qualifications

Former President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law attacked Vice President Kamala Harris, saying that she is unqualified to be in her position as President Joe Biden's first mate. It was something that Vanity Fair reporter Bess Levin found particularly amusing, given Trump's own history.

Writing Monday, she explained that one of the things many may have missed between 2016 and 2020 is that Trump was painfully unqualified to serve as the president of the United States.

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Officer Fanone blown off by GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy for more than a month: report

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has still not made arrangements to meet with Capitol Police Officer Michael Fanone.

During a May 13th event at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial to celebrate Police Week, McCarthy addressed criticism that his office had hung up on Fanone and refused to meet with him.

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Trump-endorsed candidate proud to announce he’s losing GOP primary by 26% points: report

The candidate Donald Trump endorsed in the GOP primary to replace retiring North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr released an internal poll showing him losing the Republican nomination by 26% points.

Earlier this month, Trump made a surprise endorsement of Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) after his daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, announced she would not be seeking the seat.

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Columnist admits he was wrong about Trump being brought down by scandals

Columnist Philip Bump penned a frank column Monday confessing that he once thought former President Donald Trump would ultimately be brought down once it was discovered what he was doing behind closed doors.

It was revealed last week by the New York Times that the former president was using the Justice Department to spy on the press, Democratic members of Congress, their staff and their families. For former President Richard Nixon, there was a hit-list of those that he wanted to wiretap, but he never did it. Trump crossed that line.

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Russian state TV debuts insurrectionist who raided Pelosi's office ahead of Biden's meeting with Putin

Russia is seeking to exploit rifts between the capitol insurrectionists and America's government ahead of the upcoming summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin.

"The looming summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin—set to take place in Geneva on Wednesday—has unleashed a flurry of threats from the Kremlin's propaganda machine, and a promise of staunch resistance to American demands on everything from cyber attacks to human rights abuses. It has also triggered another bizarre press strategy: The debut and glorification of an infamous Capitol rioter on Russian airwaves," The Daily Beast reported Monday.

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