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Donald Trump’s political team disavows “Patriot Party” groups

Donald Trump's still-active presidential campaign committee officially disavowed political groups affiliated with the nascent "Patriot Party" on Monday.Why it matters: Trump briefly floated the possibility of creating a new political party to compete with the GOP — with him at…

/ January 25, 2021
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GOP faces implosion over Trump primary threats and impeachment payback

The GOP is getting torn apart by a spreading revolt against party leaders for failing to stand up for former President Trump and punish his critics. Why it matters: Republican leaders suffered a nightmarish two months in Washington. Outside the…

/ January 24, 2021
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Off the rails: Conspiracy theorists commandeer Trump’s legal operation

Beginning on election night 2020 and continuing through his final days in office, Donald Trump unraveled and dragged America with him, to the point that his followers sacked the U.S. Capitol with two weeks left in his term. This Axios…

/ January 17, 2021
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Feeling Betrayed, Far-Right Extremists Have A New Message For Trump: ‘Get Out Of Our Way’

ILLUSTRATION: REBECCA ZISSER/HUFFPOSTFor months, President Donald Trump’s message to his supporters was clear:The election was being stolen from him, and they needed to fight to take it back.So on January 6, during a Trump-promoted rally to “Stop the Steal,” thousands…

/ January 17, 2021
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The End Of The Pussy-Grabbing President

Getty ImagesHow it started. How it's going.It began with “pussy,” and it will end with “pussy.” Four years ago, hundreds of thousands of mainly female protesters peacefully descended on Washington, DC, to register their opposition to the president of the United…

/ January 14, 2021
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U.S. Capitol locked down as “March for Trump” mob breach building

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) declared that "help is needed" in a live phone interview with CBS News, in response to a mob breaching the U.S. Capitol and Senate chambers following a "March for Trump" demonstration against certifying Electoral…

/ January 6, 2021
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“Reminiscent of cross burnings”: Vandals hit Black churches during pro-Trump protests in D.C.

Police are investigating as possible hate crimes the tearing down and burning of a Black Lives Matter banner and sign from two historic Black churches during unrest at pro-Trump protests in Washington, D.C., over the weekend.Why it matters: Saturday's vandalism…

/ December 14, 2020
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In photos: Maskless Trump supporters and counterprotesters face off after D.C. election rally

Violent clashes erupted in Washington, D.C., and Washington state, after supporters of President Trump, many maskless despite face mask mandates, rallied Saturday, refusing to accept that President Trump lost the 2020 election.The latest: In Olympia, Wash., police arrested two suspects…

/ December 13, 2020
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Feeling disoriented by the election, pandemic and everything else? It’s called ‘zozobra,’ and Mexican philosophers have some advice

Ever had the feeling that you can’t make sense of what’s happening? One moment everything seems normal, then suddenly the frame shifts to reveal a world on fire, struggling with pandemic, recession, climate change and political upheaval. That’s “zozobra,” the…

/ November 2, 2020