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Jon Stewart declared victory last night on The Daily Show, when the Department of Veterans Affairs changed a regulation for veterans seeking health care outside of the system, the day after Jon had spotlighted this regulation. (Whether this was a coincidence of The Daily Show’s timing, and if the VA might’ve already been planning the rule change, was irrelevant — Jon is going to have a good time.)

Larry Wilmore celebrated “a gift from the Comedy Gods”: The presidential candidacy of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). And so he unveiled his new feature for the 2016 presidential race: “Blacklash 2016 — The Unblackening.”

Conan O’Brien also looked at the lighter side of the Cruz campaign — particularly Cruz’s oddball statement that he became a country music fan after 9/11.

Bill O’Reilly appeared with David Letterman, and defended himself vociferously against accusations that he might have exaggerated his journalistic experiences out in the field — and Bill also said that he thinks NBC News should bring back Brian Williams.

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'Tonight the FBI officially became the enemy of the people!!!' Rep. Ronny Jackson of Texas tweeted.

House and Senate Republicans are irate over the raid by FBI agents on Monday at former President Donald Trump's Florida estate and have vowed to defund the agency and seek retribution against it should the GOP regain control of Congress in November.

The promise to take funding from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and launch probes into the agency's search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence came in a flood of tweets after Trump himself confirmed that federal law enforcement officers had carried out the raid. Media reports said the FBI was searching for possible boxes of classified materials that Trump might have improperly removed from the White House when he left office.

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America’s right-wing extremists have been hankering for a civil war for a long time now, and in particular have been eager to start using their guns in defense of Donald Trump ever since he came onto the political scene. They tried to start a civil war on Trump’s behalf after he lost on January 6, 2021.

So to no one’s great surprise, they’re currently flooding social media and right-wing media bandwidth with vows to begin a civil war on Trump’s behalf after the FBI executed a search warrant at the ex-president’s Florida waterfront estate, Mar-a-Lago, and seized evidence in a yet-unspecified investigation. The rhetoric is mostly a mixture of over-the-top hysteria and dark threats, and it’s being wielded by everyone from congressional Republicans to anonymous militiamen.

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