The bonkers Republican logic on why Trump shouldn’t impeached

So, let’s walk through this logic, shall we? No punitive action should be taken against the President who told a mob of his supporters that “we fight like hell and if you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country anymore” because, if that action is taken, it could lead to violence?

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Daily Kos: Capitol Siege the culmination of the GOP’s long embrace of authoritarianism

This radical authoritarianism was evident not just in the intent of the Capitol siege—an insurrectionist attempt to force Congress to overturn the known results of the November presidential election—but in the faces and voices of the men and women who comprised Wednesday’s mob.

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Pelosi moves to break stimulus stalemate with key meeting

There has been major movement in recent weeks toward a potential deal, including the bipartisan proposal finally unveiled by centrist senators on Monday. And the same two issues that have long bedeviled Pelosi and McConnell — Republican opposition to additional funding for local governments coupled with Democratic resistance to liability protections for businesses — remain.

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Rep. Paul Mitchell ‘Disaffiliating’ From GOP Because It Can’t Admit Trump Lost

Rep. Paul Mitchell, a two-term Republican from Michigan, said Monday that he was severing ties with the GOP over fears that President Donald Trump’s allies could soon cause “long-term harm to our democracy” as they continue to spread misinformation about the 2020 election.

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WAPO: Republican officials have followed Trump along his dangerous and destructive path

Many Republicans have been silent as Trump has pursued his baseless claims. When a team of Washington Post reporters contacted all Republicans in Congress, just 27 said Biden had won. Two others actually said Trump was the winner, while 219 either gave no answer or were not definitive.

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Trump attacks the Supreme Court for rejecting Texas’ election lawsuit

“It is a legal disgrace, an embarrassment to the USA!!!” Trump tweeted in the early hours of Saturday morning, citing a lie from Texas lieutenant governor Dan Patrick claiming that no court has judged any legal challenge to the election “on its merit.” In reality, courts have found these challenges to be meritless.

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Eric Holder accuses Republicans of using courts to facilitate ‘cheating’

Holder said he’s worried about future challenges coming before the Supreme Court, which, now with the addition of Justice Amy Coney Barrett, has a 6-3 conservative majority.

“I think we want to make sure that we get our ballots in and our votes in so we don’t leave it to the court to make any decisions here,” he said.

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We Now Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Convention Programming

Forget the luxury-suite studios soaring above the convention stage. Or the morning-show stars flown in for an on-scene dispatch. Or the armies of television crews and correspondents trawling the arena floor for rebellious delegates.

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