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His greedy tax “reform” would delight Scrooge. His former associates, indicted or facing prosecution by the special counsel, haunt his dreams. His character is a Charles Dickens villain in the Oval Office.

Yes, he’s Ebenezer Trump, starring in the Saturday Night Live version of A Christmas Carol.

This week’s cold open brings back Alec Baldwin, now preparing to flee the country as he confronts a parade of ominous ghosts, from Mike Flynn to Billy Bush and Hillary Clinton — with terrific cameos by Kate McKinnon, Beck Bennett, Cecily Strong, and Mikey Day as Michael Flynn in chains.

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"Stop the Steal" protester

Reprinted with permission from Media Matters

More than eight months after a mob of then-President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the Capitol building while the 2020 presidential election was being ratified, some media outlets hyped a follow-up rally at the Capitol. But in fact, the real action is happening elsewhere.

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Steven Mnuchin

Photo by The White House

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Former President Donald Trump's executive order requiring the U.S. Secret Service to continue guarding his children and key members within his administration comes with a hefty price tag: $1.7 million, according to the Washington Post.

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