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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2020-12-22 -- new york (7), legal team (6), white house to plan challenging election results the hill's 12 (5), passes 3 (5), coronavirus relief government funding deal house passes massive spending (5)

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new york (7), legal team (6), white house to plan challenging election results the hill's 12 (5), passes 3 (5), coronavirus relief government funding deal house passes massive spending (5)

Maddow Drops Bombshell: Rudy Giuliani Is Under ‘Very Active Federal Criminal Investigation’

The news comes as Donald Trump is reportedly considering a pre-emptive pardon for the former New York City mayor.

MyPillow Guy’s Election Fraud Rant Was So Preposterous That Even Newsmax Had To Cut Him Off

Newsmax cut off the MyPillow guy on live TV just as he was starting to spew crackpot conspiracy theories about Dominion voting machines.

WATCH: Rudy Giuliani Slams Sidney Powell During Newsmax Interview

Advertisements Donald Trump’s legal fights over the 2020 election have gone terribly. And with such a lack of success, the president would hope that his legal advisers are, at the least, on the same page. That is not the case at all, however. Rudy Giuliani, a long-time friend of Trump, seems to have the president’s … Continue reading "WATCH: Rudy Giuliani Slams Sidney Powell During Newsmax Interview"

Trump Calls Charlie Kirk In The Middle Of A Speech To Cry About His Election Loss

The mess Biden is set to inherit will only worsen as Trump spends his final days in office ranting and raving instead of working.

McConnell: Senate to return Dec. 29 for potential Trump veto override vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced early Tuesday morning that the Senate will return to Washington on Dec. 29 to respond to a potential veto from President Trump of a mammoth defense bill. 

No. 2 GOP senator: Efforts to overturn election would 'go down like a shot dog'

Sen. John Thune (S.D.), the No. 2 Senate Republican, warned on Monday that efforts to challenge the Electoral College vote in Congress next month would fall short in the Senate.

House conservatives huddle at White House to plan challenging election results

A group of House conservatives gathered at the White House on Monday to discuss a long-shot challenge to the congressional count of electoral votes on Jan. 6. 

Trump Supporters "Heckled" Loeffler and Perdue During Monday Campaign Event

Advertisements Donald Trump will no longer be the President of the United States come mid-January. His presence, though, will hang over the party long before he’s gone, undermining almost any candidate who wants to run as a Republican. This is clear in the special election going on in Georgia. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are … Continue reading "Trump Supporters “Heckled” Loeffler and Perdue During Monday Campaign Event"

Slim majority of Democrats in new poll say Pelosi should retain Speakership

A narrow majority of Democrats said in a new poll that they believe Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) should retain the position when Congress begins its new session after the first of the year. 

Feds probing Giuliani have broached making legal request for his electronic communications

Rachel Maddow shares reporting from NBC News that two sources say Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is under criminal investigation by U.S. attorneys in the Southern District of New York, and those investigators have broached the possibility of making a legal request to access Giuliani's electronic communications.

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