Within the information at present: Sen. Joe Manchin, the slowest learner within the Senate, appears to suppose Republican Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell has discovered his lesson and there ought to be one other vote on the Jan. 6 fee. As a result of unicorns. Former Vice President Mike Pence agrees that he and Donald Trump won’t ever “see eye to eye” on that entire insurrectionist mob that wished to hold him factor. In different information, Pence doesn’t imagine that systemic racism exists, so we already understand how tight his grasp on actuality is. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis determined that the upcoming anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub bloodbath could be an excellent time to screw over the survivors, together with the LGBTQ youth of Florida. And the unending assaults on Dr. Anthony Fauci proceed unabated.

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