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Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse's Mom receives standing ovation at GOP event in Wisconsin

Highlights from a Republican women's event in Waukesha, WI., have left many Twitter users appalled by the series of events that unfolded.

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'A six-alarm fire': NYT columnist warns United States could be nearing a 'potential second civil war'

New York Times columnist Tom Friedman fears America could be at the cusp of a "potential second civil war" if President Donald Trump's insinuations and suggestions are not taken seriously.

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Five former Trump officials explain why they are endorsing Joe Biden for president: 'The buck stops here'

Five former officials for President Donald Trump's administration announced their intent to endorse Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden as they laid out the alarming reasons why they have chosen to do so.

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Trump sounds off on Fox News over poll showing Biden leading in Pennsylvania and Ohio

President Donald Trump is not pleased with Fox News' latest poll projections for Pennsylvania and Ohio. According to the latest poll, Trump is trailing in the two, key battleground states that could be determining factors in the upcoming presidential election and he is refusing to accept even the possibility of an uphill battle to retain control of the Oval Office.

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Here's what happened when a duped Trump supporter found out he believed fake news

Disturbing footage of President Donald Trump's supporters being confronted with hard facts shows just how damaging the president's manipulation is for the American public.

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Mary Trump's new lawsuit details a complex conspiracy by the president and his siblings

President Donald Trump is facing a new legal battle with his niece Mary Trump who insists she was deluded into forfeiting her inheritance following the death of her grandfather, Fred Trump, Sr., and her father, Fred Trump, Jr.

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McConnell's reply to Trump's implicit election threat leaves a lot to be desired

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) pushed back against President Donald Trump's alarming refusal to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses the general election in November.

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Adam Schiff explains why Trump's dangerous salvo must force the hand of any officials 'of good conscience'

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) sounded off on Republicans following President Donald Trump's alarming remarks during his White House press conference on Wednesday.

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McConnell's re-election campaign slapped with FEC flag over suspected accounting errors

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) re-election campaign is facing scrutiny from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and he is now being required to answer questions regarding suspected accounting errors.

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Twitter erupts after Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transferal of power if he loses the election

President Donald Trump caused an uproar on Twitter when he refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of presidential power if he loses the upcoming November election.

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Mormon women urge Romney and Senate GOP to wait on Ginsburg replacement

The Mormon Women for Ethical Government are warning Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Senate Republicans to consider holding off on their push to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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‘You’re not listening’: Dr. Fauci schools Rand Paul live during heated Senate COVID-19 hearing

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, became embroiled in a heated exchange with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), defending his professional expertise and his public health agency's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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DOJ cites Democrats' treatment of Barr in refusal to send senior officials to House hearings: 'Scolding and insulting'

The U.S. Department of Justice is blaming Democratic lawmakers for its decision not to allow its senior officials to testify before Congress in the coming weeks.

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Trump aides reveal horrifying reason why they refused to tell Trump about RBG's death during rally: report

President Donald Trump's aides have revealed exactly why they could not inform him of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death during his campaign rally in Minnesota: they feared his supporters would celebrate.

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'Bye Kaleigh' hashtag mocks press secretary after devastating supercut exposes McEnany's incessant lies

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany is trending on Twitter as her lies to defend President Donald Trump are coming back to haunt her.

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Trump already 'laid out the roadmap' to cheat in the upcoming election: analyst

John Heilemann, the national affairs analyst for NBC News and MSNBC, explained how President Donald Trump has already laid out his "roadmap" to cheat in plain sight for the upcoming presidential election.

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Trump's chaotic administration strikes again by removing White House liaisons ahead of election

The Trump administration is wreaking havoc again with its latest shake-up within government agencies as the White House says it's preparing for President Donald Trump to be re-elected.

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NYT's Maggie Haberman explains how a 6-3 majority could still hurt Trump in the long run

Political analyst Maggie Haberman is not sure another Conservative judge on the Supreme Court will be enough for President Donald Trump to take back the Oval Office in November.

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'Weak and spineless' Mitt Romney hit with Twitter firestorm over support for GOP Supreme Court vote

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) met the wrath of Twitter after confirming his intent to support Republicans' move to abruptly fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's newly-vacated Supreme Court seat.

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Trump knew how bad COVID-19 was in January — but called it 'good' because he could avoid shaking 'disgusting' voters' hands: ex-Pence aide

Olivia Troye, a former White House aide who worked for Vice President Mike Pence's office, is sounding off with more details about the Trump administration's early knowledge about the severity of the coronavirus.

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Kentucky GOP legislator indicted for strangling woman after passing a bill for easier prosecution of strangulation

State Rep. Robert S. Goforth (R-Ky.) is facing assault charges for the strangulation of a woman just months after working with his colleagues to advance a bill that would make it easier for strangulation cases to be prosecuted.

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Trump resorts to 'typical sexist tropes' as he pushes baseless conspiracy that Biden will step down to give Harris the presidency

As President Donald Trump's redundant attacks on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden continue to fizzle out, he has set his sights on stoking fear about "the Kamala Harris administration."

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