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– Jan 16, 10:54 AM
Gawker, a good website which was bankrupted in 2016 and then sold last year to Bryan Goldberg, a man committed to face-tuned photos of himself, creating shitty media companies powered by exploited labor, and spouting Richard Spencer-like bullshit…
Wall Street Journal
– Jan 17, 3:00 AM
In early 2015, a man who runs a small technology company showed up at Trump Tower to collect $50,000 for having helped Michael Cohen, then Donald Trump's personal lawyer, try to rig online polls in his boss's favor before the presidential campaign.
On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump stood on the steps of the Capitol, raised his right hand, and solemnly swore to faithfully execute the office of president of the United States and, to the best of his ability, to preserve, protect, and defend the…
The Washington Post
Tracy Jan, Arelis Hernández, Josh Dawsey, Damian Paletta
– Jan 16, 3:06 PM
Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude, second-in-command at the agency helmed by Ben Carson and widely regarded as HUD's most capable political leader, is said to have grown frustrated by what a former HUD employee described as a “Sisyphean…
The two Republican lawmakers say they didn't know about the alt-right troll's past. Notorious alt-right figure and Holocaust denier Chuck Johnson met with two Republican lawmakers in Congress on Wednesday. Johnson's visit was first noted by a…