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Defense Lawyers Try the ‘Trump Made Me Do It’ Strategy in Capitol Riot Cases

Defense lawyers for several people accused of breaking the law during the January 6 Capitol riot are telling courts their clients should not be found guilty or punished severely because they were acting after being inspired by President Donald Trump. The left-wing Mother Jones magazine has highlighted twelve such cases — which will almost certainly be…

‘Our Duty To Tell The Truth’: Rep. Nancy Mace On Calling Out Ocasio-Cortez’s Capitol...

February 06, 2021 5:54 PM ET Rep. Nancy Mace spoke with the Daily Caller News Foundation’s Samantha Renck about arguments she had this week with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, why she thinks it’s important the truth is heard and more. “I guess earlier this week on Wednesday I saw a news report that was describing Congresswoman…

Nonvoters, Registered Democrats Among Those Arrested at Capitol Protest

Nonvoters and registered Democrats were among those who were arrested at the January 6 Capitol protest, an analysis of voting records show. The January 6 event, which has been overwhelmingly branded as a pro-Trump protest, sparked the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump as Democrats, primarily, blamed him for the incitement of insurrection after…

Pelosi Encourages Democrats To ‘Take Advantage’ Of Three Week Anniversary Of Capitol Riot By...

January 27, 2021 5:32 PM ET Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi told Democrats on Wednesday to take advantage of the three week anniversary of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, by writing their stories in a letter. “Today also marks three weeks since the insurrection against the U.S. Capitol and against our Democracy,” Pelosi wrote…

Former Guantanamo Prosecutor Says Madison Cawthorn Is More Guilty Than 95% Of Detainees

Colonel Morris Davis claimed Monday that there was more evidence of Republican North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s “guilt” than that of his former detainees. Davis, who lost his bid for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District to Cawthorn in November, cited his work as the former chief prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay in a tweet attacking Cawthorn.…

Politico Staff Revolts After Ben Shapiro Authors Playbook

Politico is defending its decision to allow the Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro to write Thursday’s Politico Playbook after staff spoke out against Shapiro. “Opposition to impeachment comes from a deep and abiding conservative belief that members of the opposing political tribe want their destruction, not simply to punish Trump for his behavior,” Shapiro wrote. “Republicans…

Man Arrested After Storming Capitol Building With Confederate Flag

January 14, 2021 4:58 PM ET A man who was seen walking through the Capitol building carrying a Confederate flag during a Jan. 6 riot was charged in D.C. federal court Thursday. Kevin Seefried and his son, Hunter Seefried, were charged for knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority,…

18-Year-Old ‘Liberal Lesbian’ Exposes Her Parents On Twitter For Attending Capitol Riots

An 18-year-old Massachusetts girl exposed her family members on Twitter after she recognized them as participants in last week’s Capitol riot. Helena Duke described the move as emotional in an interview with Good Morning America but said that “at the same time, if I did nothing I felt that I was as bad as them,”…

REPORT: McConnell believes Trump committed impeachable offenses

January 12, 2021 5:08 PM ET Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reportedly told his Republican colleagues that President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses and that he is fine with Democrats moving forward with impeachment. The New York Times released a report Tuesday, citing anonymous sources, saying that McConnell is pleased Democrats will try to…

Rep. Adam Kinzinger Doesn’t Think Impeachment ‘Is The Smart Move’

Republican Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger pushed back on introducing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in a Sunday appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” saying, he doesn’t “think impeachment is the smart move.” When asked by host George Stephanopoulos if he would vote for an impeachment resolution, Kinzinger said, “I’ll vote the right way,” but…

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