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It was a busy time for the late night comedy shows — they had to compete with news coverage of the Republican presidential debates. So did they come through?

Hillary Clinton stopped by Jimmy Fallon’s show — and along the way, she got to talk on the phone with “Donald Trump.”

Larry Wilmore discussed the rise of Ben Carson as an alternative to Donald Trump: “It’s a little story I like to call ‘the Tortoise and the Hairdo.”

Seth Meyers had fellow Saturday Night Live alum Horatio Sanz on, to do impressions of the entire Republican field.

Jimmy Kimmel outsourced the writing of jokes about Donald Trump — to a call center in India.

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Trump mob storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Some of the January 6 rioters who are facing federal criminal charges are now saying, as part of their defense, that they were misled, brainwashed or unfairly manipulated by then-President Donald Trump, MAGA media and/or the QAnon cult. And one of the rioters who is using that type of defense is QAnon supporter Doug Jensen, who is saying that he was a "victim" of false information from the far-right conspiracy movement.

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