Trump civil war erupts over new scheme to steal election

Fire the Chicago cops who covered up the violent arrest of an innocent Black social worker!

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Trump world erupts in civil war over new scheme to steal election

“It’s basically Sidney versus everybody,” a source familiar with the meeting said. “That is why voices were raised. There is literally not one motherf—-r in the president’s entire orbit — his staunchest group of supporters and allies — who doesn’t think that Sidney Powell should be on that first rocket to Mars.”


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: A fed up Mitt Romney eviscerates Trump over martial law threats

The outgoing president — who has lost 59 cases in court challenging his election defeat — has now pivoted to talk of martial law, doing his best imitation of a low-rent authoritarian.



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Georgia Republicans pull HORRIFIC stunt over Trump’s fraud claims

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: This is a new low.


Trump turns to Supreme Court again in effort to overturn election
Undeterred by dismissals and admonitions from judges, the outgoing president continued with his unprecedented efforts to overturn the results of the Nov 3. election, filing a new petition with the high court to overturn three Pennsylvania Supreme Court rulings. Even if Trump wins the case (which he won’t), Biden would still have the votes to win the election.


Congress strikes scaled-back stimulus deal after days of frantic talks
After months of stonewalling while tens of millions suffered, Mitch McConnell finally agreed to an inadequate 11th-hour deal that includes one-time $600 relief checks for ordinary Americans.

Take Action: Demand Congress stop Trump from squandering resources to fast-track his stupid wall!


Trump already asking what airport will bear his name
Abdicating any sense of duty in the dying days of his presidency, the outgoing Oval Office occupant has taken to asking some aides and advisers about the process of naming airports after former US presidents.

Take Action: Stop Trump from pardoning himself!


Top GOP leaders skip the queue to get vaccinations ahead of nation’s most vulnerable
Sen. Marco Rubio — who turned 49 this year — and Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of Trump’s chief enablers in the Senate, have happily allowed the outgoing president to mismanage our nation’s pandemic response, fighting tooth and nail against Democratic efforts to provide meaningful pandemic financial relief. Unsurprisingly, their early access to critical vaccine doses in short supply did not go over well with everyday Americans.

Take Action: Demand the resignation of the Republican Senators who profited off classified outbreak intel!


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Scientists examine new UK virus strain to see if it might be resistant to vaccine
Scientists at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research expect to know in the next few days if there’s a concern that the newly approved vaccines might not work against a mutated variant of the virus that’s rapidly spreading in parts of England.


My Pillow guy calls on Trump to impose martial law
Mike Lindell — a Minnesota business icon and infomercial personality who’s said to be considering a run for governor — called on Trump to declare martial law to help overturn his election defeat.


Fox News forced to issue retractions on baseless election fraud claims after legal challenge
Trump’s media cheerleaders were forced to eat their words after a voting software company’s lawyers got involved.


Journalist quits job, divorces husband, freezes eggs for imprisoned “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli
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Seriously?

Yes. Seriously.

Hope…


Today’s Action: Take action in Georgia this week before you take a holiday!

Two weeks and a day until the last two Senate elections decide the fate of our country: either Mitch McConnell blocking every liberal judicial appointment and decent piece of legislation…or one where Democrats can enact a platform that benefits every American.

The difference between those two outcomes is stark. If you volunteered to defeat Trump, your energy now to disempower Mitch McConnell is just as vital. If you didn’t volunteer to defeat Trump, now’s your chance to pitch in – tag in now, where it’s needed most!

We MUST win the Senate! 

Early voting has begun for both Senate run-off elections. But GOP voter suppression has ramped up. Major cuts to early voting sites in certain counties that went for Biden have caused 2+ hour lines and significantly depressed turnout in Democratic, predominantly POC, areas.

Georgia’s Senate candidates, Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, are fantastic Democrats for the state and fully capable of beating the Trump-chump incumbents. But voters will need your encouragement to battle the raging suppression that the GOP is bringing, still scalding from their loss of the presidency and making this last effort to block our goals.

Volunteer outreach is the key to beating voter suppression. Commit to at least one volunteer shift this week before taking holiday down-time!

Sign up for a two-hour shift this week to Get Out The Vote in Georgia!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition to fire the Chicago cops who covered up the violent arrest of an innocent Black social worker, and check out the brilliant “Don’t Think of an Elephant” by George Lakoff — a quick read that contains the ultimate keys for Democrats to win elections — and arguments.

JOIN THE RESISTANCE

Required Reading for the Resistance. Actions that make a difference.

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