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On Saturday evening, Joe Conason discussed Benghazi, impeachment, Hillary Clinton, President Obama, and the Republican yearning for a Democratic “Watergate” on KGO 810 AM‘s Pat Thurston Show. Listen to the full podcast here.

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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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