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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17: Republican Conference Chairman Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) speaks during a press conference at the US Capitol on December 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. House Republican leaders criticized their Democratic colleagues handling of the Impeachment Proceedings of President Donald Trump. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Liz Cheney
CHEYENNE, WY - JANUARY 28: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) speaks to a crowd during a rally against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on January 28, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gaetz added his voice to a growing effort to vote Cheney out of office after she voted in favor of impeaching Donald Trump. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews before boarding Air Force One for his last time as President on January 20, 2021. Trump is traveling to his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla. (photo by Pete Marovich for The New York Times)NYTINAUG
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: President Donald Trump is seen on a screen as his supporters cheer during a rally on the National Mall on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Donald Trump
After Trump’s Bogus Claims, Restrictive Voting Proposals Are Surging In The States Prime Badge
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
Text Messages Show Top Trump Campaign Fundraiser’s Key Role Planning The Rally That Preceded The Siege
Caroline Wren, a Trump fundraiser, is listed as a “VIP Advisor” in a National Park Service permit for the Jan. 6th rally at the Ellipse. Text messages and a planning memo show the title downplays the active role she played in organizing the event.
The Capitol Insurrection Was Decades In The Making Prime Badge
“If you actually believe the election was stolen, taking to the streets in protest and even rioting very quickly becomes a rational behavior.”
Where Things Stand: Easier To Coup Prime Badge
This is your TPM afternoon briefing.

On an election night where the President thought things were going well, Arizona quickly stood out as a sore spot.

Not only did Trump hope to win the state, it was his once-beloved Fox News that called Arizona for Biden first. Trump was reportedly irate and tried to pressure the cable news network to reverse the call.

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on May 4, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Where Things Stand: The McConnell-Trump Judicial Scheme Is Already Harming Biden Prime Badge
This is your TPM afternoon briefing.

The Senate minority leader may be trying to distance himself from former President Trump now. But the damage has already been done.

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