Last Updated: 13:11 GMT Friday, 3 Dec. 2021

Facebook's struggle with Gateway Pundit highlights challenge of containing disinformation

Published by Reuters By Peter Eisler (Reuters) - The Gateway Pundit, a far-right news site, has used its Facebook page - with more than 630,000 followers - to post bogus stories alleging the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump. Some commenters responded with threats of violence. After ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 12:38:58

Trump's White House doctor facing fresh scrutiny over Covid test timeline

Former President Donald Trump's positive Covid test in September 2020, three days before the first presidential debate, is raising new questions about whether Trump's physician at the time, Dr. Sean Conley, had a duty to inform the public -- and Joe Biden -- about Trump's positive result.
CNN   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 12:24:37

Mark Meadows undermined his own argument for withholding info from Jan. 6 investigators because he wrote about it in his book, lawmaker says

The fact that Meadows described his interactions with Trump on Jan. 6 may undermine his attempts not to fully cooperate with the House committee.
Tom Porter / Business Insider   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 12:08:15

10 Things in Politics: Trump's Twitter ban may be helping him

And almost half of Americans in a new poll say they are feeling inflation.
Brent D. Griffiths / Business Insider   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 11:18:26

The religious right's careful plan to upend Roe has hidden in plain sight for decades

How the alliance between evangelicals, Catholics and the far right against abortion created a potent political juggernaut.
Anthea Butler / MSNBC   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 10:30:20

Appeals court hears arguments in E. Jean Carroll's defamation lawsuit against Trump

Former magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll squares off against the Justice Department before a New York federal appeals court Friday in an oral argument that will likely decide the fate of her defamation lawsuit against former President Donald Trump.
CNN   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 10:30:17

The Trump Conspiracy Is Hiding in Plain Sight

Large and influential parts of the Republican Party are increasingly untethered from any commitment to electoral democracy.
Jamelle Bouie / NY Times   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 10:00:14

Trump-aligned lawyers ordered to pay $175,000 in sanctions fees for bogus election fraud lawsuit

A group of lawyers aligned with former President Donald Trump -- including Sidney Powell and Lin Wood -- were ordered Thursday by a federal judge to collectively pay more than $175,000 in sanctions-related fees stemming from a bogus election fraud lawsuit they filed last year.
CNN   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 06:38:00

She said she might have written her last book - then along came Trump

Writing about a fictional pandemic during a real one was eerie for A Little Life's Hanya Yanagihara who, in To Paradise, again explores what it is to be alive.
Sydney Morning Herald   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 06:16:34

Trump's America First-centered pandemic response delays global containment of COVID-19: Politico

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People's Daily   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 05:53:18

Two Election Workers Targeted by Pro-Trump Media Sue for Defamation

The two Georgia workers were falsely accused of manipulating ballots by Trump allies and right-wing news sites. Election officials said the workers did nothing wrong.
Reid J. Epstein / NY Times   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 04:10:07

Trump 'Kraken' Lawyers Ordered To Pay $175,000 Over Baseless Election Lawsuit

Sidney Powell, Lin Wood and others must pay the legal fees of Michigan officials they targeted to try to overturn 2020 presidential election results.
Huffington Post   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 04:05:36

China's J-20 Jet Fighter Has a New, Nationally-Sourced Engine

Stephen Silver China, East Asia The J-20 itself has been in development since 2017. The development began, ahead of schedule, because Donald Trump had stoked fears of a sudden conflict with Washington." Here's What You Need to Remember: The South China Morning Post had reported back in January that Chinese ...
Stephen Silver / National Interest   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 04:00:00

Donald Trump said it was 'fake news' that Melania Trump won't return to the White House if he runs and wins in 2024

The former president said Melania was a "great first lady" and that it was "not true" that she did not want to return to the White House.
Cheryl Teh / Money Game   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 03:59:44

Michigan School Shooting Suspect's Mom Praised Trump's Pro-Gun Stance: 'Thank You'

Jennifer Crumbley, the mother of the accused Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley, once praised former President Donald Trump for supporting gun rights. Jennifer's open letter was published on Nov. 11, 2016, just days after Trump won the 2016 presidential election.
IBTimes   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 03:42:28

Already stretched, Mexican shelters fret over migrant influx under MPP reboot

Published by Reuters By Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Migrant shelters in northern Mexico said on Thursday they fear they will be overwhelmed by an influx of asylum seekers next week when the United States resumes a Trump-era program to return them to Mexico. U.S. President Joe Biden had ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 03:38:56

Pro-Trump lawyer Lin Wood shared a screenshot on Telegram that he says proves Tucker Carlson and Hunter Biden have a 'buddy-buddy' relationship

Wood's unredacted and unverified screenshots, posted to Telegram, appear to show Carlson thanking Biden for penning a college reference letter for his son Buckley.
Cheryl Teh / Business Insider   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 03:20:16

Biden blasted for reviving Trump's Remain in Mexico policy

Activists warn restoring 'Remain in Mexico' at the border will result in "torture, rape, and death".
BBC   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 03:10:27

2 election workers in Georgia who were targeted by Trump allies over false fraud claims are suing a right-wing website for defamation

The lawsuit says The Gateway Pundit engaged in a "campaign of lies" that led to the women receiving death threats and racist attacks.
Kelsey Vlamis / Business Insider   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 03:03:21

France's Eric Zemmour is running a campaign la Donald Trump - in theory

The far-right French provocateur is struggling on the political pitch but succeeding in getting attention, similar to the former US president.
Clea Caulcutt / Politico   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 03:01:00

Schiff calls Trump loyalist Jeffrey Clark's previous reasons for not answering questions 'bogus'

The Jan. 6 select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection has already interviewed 250 witnesses according to its chairman, Rep. Bennie Thompson. Rep. Adam Schiff, member of the House select committee on the Jan. 6 attack, joins Joy Reid with his perspective on the latest developments.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 03:00:03

Michael Cohen asks appeals court to order Trump Org cover his legal fees

Published by New York Daily News NEW YORK - Michael Cohen asked a Manhattan appeals court Thursday to reconsider a ruling that spares the Trump Organization from having to pay his hefty legal bills. Trump's former personal attorney says the ex-president's company must foot the bill for more than $1 ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 02:39:34

Biden opens winter battle against Covid as US braces for Omicron

Published by AFP Washington (AFP) - US President Joe Biden announced Thursday a winter campaign against Covid-19, with new testing requirements for travelers and a surge in vaccination efforts as the new Omicron variant threatens to revive the pandemic. Biden has brought steady leadership after the chaotic Donald Trump years, ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 02:39:01

Meet the F-52: A Fighter Jet That... Doesn't Even Exist

Stephen Silver U.S. Military Affairs, United States In early 2018, Donald Trump said that the United States had sold F-52 fighter jets to Norway. But there is no such thing as an "F-52." Here's What You Need To Remember: There really was a sale of jets to Norway and presumably, ...
Stephen Silver / National Interest   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 02:30:00

Judge orders Sidney Powell, Lin Wood, and other 'Kraken' lawyers to pay more than $175,000 in legal fees to Michigan officials

The attorneys attempted to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in Michigan as part of a campaign waged by Donald Trump and his allies.
Erin Snodgrass / Business Insider   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 02:17:09

Biden Opens Winter Battle Against Covid As US Braces For Omicron

US President Joe Biden announced Thursday a winter campaign against Covid-19, with new testing requirements for travelers and a surge in vaccination efforts as the new Omicron variant threatens to revive the pandemic. Biden has brought steady leadership after the chaotic Donald Trump years, but the mutating coronavirus continues to ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 02:10:46

Trump says Mark Meadows' Covid claim is 'fake news'. Hours later, Meadows agreed

Former President Donald Trump is reportedly 'furious' over a forthcoming book written by Mark Meadows, his former chief of staff, in which Meadows says Trump tested positive for Covid-19 on September 26 - three days before his first debate with Joe Biden. CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger has more.
CNN   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 02:08:57

Mark Meadows now calling Covid story in own book 'fake news'

Chris Hayes: "All of the evidence points to Trump having Covid, knowing he had Covid, and spending a week spreading it around while covering it up and refusing to admit he's sick. But Meadows is willing to undercut his own book in order to pretend that's not true."
MSNBC   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 02:04:21

Tesla Requests Tariff Waiver On Graphite For Car Batteries From China In Fallout From Trump's Trade War

Tesla CEO Elon Musk asked for an extended tariff waiver on graphite from China to make car batteries.
IBTimes   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 01:40:16

White House reaches deal to reinstate Trump-era 'Remain-in-Mexico' asylum policy after court order

The Biden administration was compelled to revive the program that forces asylum seekers to stay Mexico until their U.S. immigration court date via court order.
CNBC   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 01:25:14

Trump Could Quickly Earn $100M With This Business Transaction

Former President Donald Trump could earn over $100 million in a business move that sees him selling the lease of a historic building in Washington D.C. to a Miami-based investment firm. The Trump Organization has signed a contract with CGI Merchant to sell its lease of Washington's Old Post Office ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 3 Dec 2021 01:18:46

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