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South Dakota lawmaker's name leaked as member of anti-government militia

A South Dakota lawmaker's name was listed among the names listed in the data dump, revealing members of the right-wing anti-government militia, the Oath Keepers.

Thus far, law enforcement members in Oregon, Hudson County, the NYPD, across New Jersey, a candidate for local office, a Fox News commentator, police an official in Utah, and the names of 38,000 more have been revealed, as a result of the release of the names of members in the militia.

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Steve Bannon rants about 'stolen' election just hours before Jan. 6 Committee votes on criminal referral

Conservative broadcaster Steve Bannon continued on Tuesday to promote lies about the 2020 presidential election despite reports that the January 6 Committee will vote to refer his case to the Justice Department.

Bannon, who served as an adviser to former President Donald Trump, has said that he will defy a subpoena from the January 6 Committee. The committee was expected to vote on a criminal referral for Bannon later on Tuesday.

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Trump melts down ahead of Jan. 6 committee vote on contempt charges for Bannon

Donald Trump melted down over the House select committee investigation hours ahead of a vote on possible contempt charges against adviser Steve Bannon.

The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection will convene Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. to vote on a report recommending that Bannon be held in contempt for ignoring a subpoena, and the twice-impeached one-term president issued an angry statement through his spokeswoman Liz Harrington because he has been banned from Twitter.

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Kushners look outside the family for Jared's replacement to lead real estate company

Jared Kushner won't be running his family's real estate company after leaving the White House.

The family has tapped company president Laurent Morali to become chief executive of the Kushner Companies, taking over the role that had essentially sat vacant since Jared Kushner began working full time on his father-in-law Donald Trump's presidential campaign in 2016 and then joining the administration, reported the Wall Street Journal.

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'There really is no bottom': Trump buried for 'spiteful' statement about Colin Powell's death

President Donald Trump waited over 24 hours to issue a statement on the death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell -- who passed away Monday morning due to complications from COVID-19 -- and what the one-term president had to say is infuriating the many fans of the late military leader and diplomat.

In a statement posted to Twitter by spokesperson Liz Harrington, because Trump is banned from the platform, Trump wrote, "Wonderful to see Colin Powell, who made big mistakes on Iraq and famously, so-called weapons of mass destruction, be treated in death so beautifully by the Fake News Media. Hope that happens to me someday,"

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Trump confesses he could have done more to help Georgia Republicans — but he was mad about his election

David Drucker's new book, "In Trump's Shadow: The Battle for 2024 and the Future of the GOP," published Tuesday, reveals that former President Donald Trump intentionally didn't do more to help Republicans in Georgia's special election.

"They didn't want to vote, because they knew they got screwed in the presidential election," Trump told Drucker, according to BusinessInsider.

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FBI agents raid DC home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska: report

FBI agents on Tuesday reportedly raided the home of Russian aluminum tycoon Oleg Deripaska, an oligarch linked to President Donald Trump's disgraced former campaign director Paul Manafort.

"The FBI is conducting 'law enforcement activity' at the Washington D.C. home of Oleg Deripaska," tweeted NBC News reporter Tom Winter, citing a FBI spokesperson.

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George Zimmerman’s lawyer charged with pressuring rape victim to change her story

The lawyer who represented George Zimmerman during his murder trial has been arrested on witness tampering charges in a child rape case.

Hal Uhrig was charged with solicitation to commit perjury after allegedly setting up a meeting between his client, the victim and her father and asking the victim and her father to write a letter to the state attorney recanting the rape allegations, reported the Orlando Sentinel.

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White House says Trump deserves to be held accountable for attempting to overthrow the government

The White House made it clear on Tuesday that they have no intention of protecting former President Donald Trump from any accountability involving the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and attempts to overturn the 2020 election.

In a statement about Trump's lawsuit declaring executive privilege to protect him from submitting information about Jan. 6 and what led to it, the White House made it clear they have every intention of turning over information.

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'He's a stupid person': Trump snaps at Mitch McConnell and 'psycho' GOP foes in interview

In an interview with the Washington Examiner's David Drucker, former president Donald Trump lashed at fellow Republicans by calling one "stupid" while labeling another a "psycho," reports Business Insider.

According to the report, based on Drucker's new book, "In Trump's Shadow: The Battle for 2024 and the Future of the GOP," the former president has not given up his vendetta against Republican Party members who either voted for his second impeachment or refuse to back his contention that the 2020 presidential election was stolen form him.

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Iowa Democratic Party official now enduring threats of lynching by racist Trump supporters

The Democratic Party chairman of Iowa is being threatened with lynching after writing an editorial critical of former President Donald Trump, the Des Moines Register reported Tuesday.

According to the report, Ross Wilburn, the first Black chair of the state party, has been plagued with hateful comments and he now wants people to understand the hate being pushed by Republican opposition.

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Here's how Steve Bannon is setting the stage for a second insurrection

In a column for the conservative Bulwark, historians Thomas Lecaque and J.L. Tomlin claim that conservative gadfly Steve Bannon is busily and unabashedly setting the stage for a second insurrection at the same time he is facing a criminal referral for refusing to testify before Congress on the Jan 6th attack.

Late Tuesday, the bipartisan House riot committee is expected to vote on citing the former Donald Trump White House official for criminal contempt of Congress which will then be referred to the Justice Department.

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Trump mocks ‘classic RINO’ Colin Powell after he dies from COVID-19 complications

On Tuesday, a full day after the news of former Secretary of State Colin Powell's death from COVID-19 complications, former President Donald Trump released a short statement commenting on his passing.

The statement, posted to Twitter by spokesperson Liz Harrington, was riddled with insults against Powell, who twice endorsed his Democratic opponents for president. Trump called him a "classic RINO [Republican in name only]" who "made big mistakes on Iraq" and was always "first to attack other Republicans."

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