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Whatever CNN pays former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to front for Donald Trump on TV, it can’t be enough. (Not even if he’s still being paid by Trump, too.) Effrontery on this level, as he attempts to spin away the horrendous tape of his former boss boasting about sexual assault, is simply beyond price.

Lewandowski’s exchange with CNN analyst Gloria Borger must be heard to be believed.

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Uncovering The Plot Against America

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Investigations of the terrible crimes committed against the United States at the Capitol last week had scarcely begun when the usual suspects launched a right-wing cover-up. Rather than blame the motley swarm of #MAGA fanatics, white nationalists and habitual criminals whom we all witnessed storming into the citadel of democracy to stop certification of the 2020 election, they pointed the finger to the antifa and Black Lives Matter movements.

But such a preposterous political alibi, premised on nonexistent evidence, won't stand up to the kind of scrutiny that must now be brought to bear on these momentous events. Long after President Donald Trump's impeachment is over and done, and regardless of whether he is convicted or not, the myriad investigations and trials of the perpetrators of the Capitol insurrection will go on for years. Justice will be done; the truth will be revealed; and the breadth of the assault on our constitutional democracy will stun even the jaded and cynical.

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