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Protesters storm the Capitol and halt a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C..

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A leader of the right-wing Oath Keeper militia group “organized an alliance" with the Proud Boys and a third extremist group ahead of the Capitol storming on January 6, according to a new federal court filing. Kelly Meggs, a self-described leader of the Florida chapter of the Oath Keepers, “plotted with his co-conspirators to stop the certification of the Electoral College vote, prepared to use violence if necessary, and stormed the Capitol," federal prosecutors said in a Tuesday court filing opposing Meggs' release pending trial. The court filing marks the first time prosecutors have offered pro...

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Cassidy Hutchinson

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Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson delivered bombshell testimony to the House Select Committee on Tuesday afternoon, confirming in graphic detail that Donald Trump was glad to hear his supporters chanting “Hang Mike Pence” as they attacked the U.S. Capitol.


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Gov. Greg Abbott

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After at least 50 migrants were found dead from heat exposure after they were left trapped in an abandoned truck in San Antonio, Texas, this week, some mainstream media outlets became vehicles for right-wing politicians to exploit the horrific event by printing their outlandish comments without sufficient pushback.

On Monday night, Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted, “These deaths are on Biden. They are a result of his deadly open border policies. They show the deadly consequences of his refusal to enforce the law.”

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