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No, John Oliver is not ready to salute as “president-elect” the same man he mocked relentlessly this year as “Donald Drumpf,” and he explains in scorching detail why this bizarre election demands a not-so-normal response. Nor is Oliver quite down with the “give Trump a chance” cliché that now dominates mainstream television. Why give a chance to a man whose campaign promises resemble a list posted on Satan’s refrigerator? (He has a few choice words for the year 2016, too.)

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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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