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David Kurtz is TPM's executive editor and Washington Bureau chief. He oversees the news operations of TPM.

They Still Won’t Say It In Court

The Trump team’s misinformation campaign about the Mar-a-Lago raid continues, as does the disparity between what they say in media interviews and what they say in court:

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One More Thought On Biden’s Speech

I want to be careful not to over-read this part of Biden’s speech, but there was one passage that jumped out for what it might mean about the 2022 and 2024 elections.

It came in the bottom third of the speech, after he had warned of political violence and explicitly blamed Trump and MAGA. It suggests Biden won’t stand idly by as MAGA targets elections and election infrastructure.

What does that mean for 2022 and 2024? Not sure. Here’s the passage:

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An American President Warns Darkly Of The Perils Of Political Violence
INSIDE: Ukraine ... KKK ... Ted Cruz
Florida Man Declares National Secrets Belong To Him
INSIDE: Christina Bobb ... Charlie Kirk ... Sarah Palin
‘Why Did He Have All Of That Stuff At Mar-a-Lago?’

Even Fox & Friends is struggling with the classified document fiasco at Mar-a-Lago.

Steve Doocey confronted Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) about it on this morning’s show and managed to sound momentarily reasonable:

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Peak Trumpism

Go read the Justice Department’s filing or our summary of it here or just look at this darn photo, then consider this:

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Holy Crap This Photo!
INSIDE: This Photo! ... This Photo! ... This Photo!
Enabler-in-Chief Lindsey Graham And The Echoes Of Fascism
INSIDE: Ron DeSantis ... Blake Masters ... Elon Musk
Inside Trump’s Post-Presidential Hell Of Criminal Probes And Feeble Lawyering
INSIDE: Lindsey Graham ... Beto ... Artemis
Laura Loomer Is Losing Her Effing Mind After Primary Defeat
INSIDE: James O'Keefe ... Mark Meadows ... Alex Jones
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