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White House Deputy Chief of Staff Dan Scavino

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With Rep. Steve Scalise in trouble for sharing a faked video of activist Ady Barkan, you'd think that the White House would try to avoid the completely faked video market right now. White House director of social media and deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino, JrScavino is aiming to prove that assumption wrong.


The White House's social media guru took to social media to share something that had been completely manipulated -- a video depicting Joe Biden falling asleep in a TV studio.

The anchor went on to post the original content without the changes:

Twitter was nice enough to label the tweet as "manipulated." The ask for money with a text location remained, however.


Dan Scavino tweets faked video of Joe Biden

That's the Republican campaign in a nutshell:. Faked videos. Fake messages. Fake candidates. The only thing that isn't fake is the damage being done to democracy.

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Chuck Todd

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Reprinted with permission from Press Run

Surveying the media landscape and seeing a Beltway press corps that's constantly on the run from Republican attacks, Meet The Press moderator Chuck Todd this week urged his colleagues to stand up to the right-wing bullies, who have spent decades demonizing journalists.

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Former President Trump takes a phone call in the Oval Office.

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Former President Donald Trump was relentless in his efforts to overturn the presidential election. Although he has adamantly insisted that his actions were not an attempt at a coup, there is reportedly evidence indicating that it was. According to The Daily Beast, details have been revealed about Trump's phone call that may have led to the attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol.

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