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Finally someone on television penetrates to the core problem in the Trump White House — which, as Seth Meyers cogently explains, is that the president, his adult children, and many of his appointees, notably his new acting attorney general, are all grifters.

Just the other day, a new lawsuit filed in federal court accused Trump, Ivanka, Don Jr. and Eric of swindling investors in a pattern of fraud and racketeering. And Matt Whitaker, appointed to replace Jeff Sessions as the nation’s top law enforcement official, promoted a firm — World Patent Marketing — that the federal government shut down as a “scam.”

That might be a reason to treat with skepticism this veteran fraudster’s accusations of “fraud” in the Florida election recount. He doesn’t seem to understand how elections or recounts work at all — since there is no evidence of fraud whatsoever. Seth makes it all clear, plus several bonus David Pecker jokes.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

On June 22, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a Republican-sponsored bill that calls for standards of "intellectual diversity" to be enforced on college campuses in the Sunshine State. But the Miami Herald''s editorial board, in a scathing editorial published on June 24, emphasizes that the law isn't about promoting free thought at colleges and universities but rather, is an effort to bully and intimidate political viewpoints that DeSantis and his Republican allies in the Florida Legislature disagree with.

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