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Desperate times call for desperate measures. Lately no one seems as desperate as the aptly named MAGA minions in Congress.

A cadre of Republican ride or die supporters of President Donald Trump, the MAGA minions tried to pass a measure attacking House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff for following rules enacted by a GOP majority Congress in 2015, made references to Captain Kangaroo regarding the secrecy of hearings that 48 members of the GOP have access to and stormed a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) with cellphones to disrupt depositions for five hours—depositions 13 of the MAGA minions have access to.

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Republican Representative from Louisiana and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise tried to take heat off President Donald Trump who is still facing backlash over racist tweets posted Sunday attacking four Democratic Congresswomen. The Trump tweets follow a pattern of abuse directed at women and people of color by the President.

But Scalise implied the abuse was justified due to unfair treatment received by Trump from Democrats like the four women of color he recently targeted.

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Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) tore into Representative Steve King (R-IA) over King's history of racist remarks during a hearing with Google CEO Sundar Pichai Tuesday afternoon.

The House Judiciary Committee questioned Pichai over whether Google manipulated search engine results in order to favor certain individuals over others.

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UPDATE: Authorities have identified the gunman as James T. Hodgkinson, 66, from Belleville, Illinois. Hodgkinson died from injuries sustained in a gunfight.

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