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As you might expect, Jimmy Kimmel has been watching the impeachment inquiry proceedings on Capitol Hill. His initial conclusion? “There is no sentence more depressing than ‘The chair now recognizes Devin Nunes for 45 minutes.’” By turns dour and lunatic, the California Republican is indeed difficult to endure, but far more is going on than his conspiracy theorizing.

As Kimmel notes, we saw Ambassador Kurt Volker, touching up his previous testimony to bring it in line with the facts. And there was national security aide Tim Morrison, offering a dubious explanation for why that notorious July 25 call with the president of Ukraine somehow ended up in a Top Secret file. (You won’t believe it either.)

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McCarthy Admits 65 House Republicans Are Unvaccinated

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Reprinted with permission from American Independent

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday railed against the new mask rule from Congress' attending physician, Dr. Brian Monahan, who on Tuesday ordered that all members of the House — vaccinated or not — return to wearing a "well-fitted, medical grade, filtration face mask" while at the Capitol complex.

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

"The storm" is a term that the far-right conspiracy theorists of QAnon are fond of using, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy used that term during a July 29 press conference when he was criticizing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support of a mask mandate for the U.S. House of Representatives.

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