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Attorney General William Barr

Remember when gangs of armed thugs swarmed into the Michigan capitol last spring, carrying Confederate flags, swastika banners, and automatic weapons? Remember how they threatened to lynch Gov. Gretchen Whitmer because they hate her efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus?

We remember -- and so does Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), who reminded Attorney General William Barr of that disturbing display when he testified yesterday before the House Judiciary Committee. She drew a sharp contrast between Barr's reaction to that outrage and his response to the Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the nation's capital and across the country. And she did it in a way that Barr isn't likely to forget. (h/t Really American PAC).


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Rep. Louie Gohmert

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is demanding the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department tell Congress what they know about their own alleged "participation" in Donald Trump's January 6 insurrection, which led to at least seven deaths. Gohmert falsely claims the attack on the U.S. Capitol – which in reality was an attempted coup designed to overturn a free and fair election – was instead a "monumental entrapment scheme used as a pretext to imprison otherwise harmless protestors" and used to "frame the entire MAGA movement as potential domestic terrorists."

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