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Mitch McConnell and Presidnt Trump

Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos.

Approximately six hours after Vladimir Putin—the de facto leader of the Republican Party—got around to congratulating President-elect Joe Biden for his landslide victory against Donald Trump last month, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell finally got the guts to admit that Trump lost:

"Our country has officially a president-elect and a vice-president elect. I want to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden."

Kudos, Mitch. A regular profile in courage.

Stay tuned to Twitter to see if Donald will be advocating for McConnell's arrest next.

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Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump, who still hasn't conceded that he lost the election, will soon be leaving the White House. On his way out, he's not participating in any of the traditional hand-off rituals that incumbents typically do to welcome newly elected Presidents (like leaving a farewell letter of advice to the new president or having a one-on-one conversation with them).

Trump also apparently wants his departure to involve "a military-style sendoff and a crowd of supporters" at either the White House, the Joint Base Andrews or his final destination, the Palm Beach International Airport, according to CNN.

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