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“Who could have ever guessed that Rudy Giuliani would have two henchmen named Lev and Igor?”

Perusing the mugshots of Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman –the two mutts arrested as they tried to board a one-way flight to Germany — Jimmy Kimmel can’t help but notice how innocent they (don’t) look. According to the late-night comic these alleged crooks, charged by federal authorities with making massive illegal campaign contributions, exemplify the true nature of Trump’s entourage.

Instead of “the best people,” as the president often boasts, he is surrounded by a menagerie of creeps. With the likes of Parnas and Fruman brought in by Giuliani, says Kimmel, Trump world resembles “a Russian nesting doll of the worst people.”

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, center, speaks with Speaker Nancy Pelosi behind him.

Photo by Kevin McCarthy (Public domain)

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

With the Delta variant of the COVID-19 coronavirus surging in the United States — especially in red states with large numbers of unvaccinated Americans — Capitol physician Brian Monahan is reinstituting a mask mandate for the U.S. House of Representatives. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is honoring that mandate, but House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, pandering to the GOP's MAGA base, is opposed. And when Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked about McCarthy's opposition, she had some scathing words for the California congressman.

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