The Daily Populous

Thursday May 20th, 2021 day edition

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"He never won the popular vote, he lost by 7 million votes in 2020.

And now, he spends his time barging into weddings to rant about voter fraud.

It's the most embarrassing thing to happen at a wedding aside from your mom making you slow-dance with her when you're 13.".

One constant lie from the GOP is that the attackers at the Capitol weren't armed.

The Justice Department and FBI confiscated quite the collection of guns and weapons that day.

There's also the matter of dozens of videos that show the weapons that the insurrectionists brought into the building.

If it really was a normal tourist visit that report would have been a lot less dramatic.". »

Newly released Capitol riot footage shows unidentified suspects attacking officers with a tactical baton and metal knuckles

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The FBI released new footage of two suspects accused of violent assaults on law enforcement officers during the January 6 Capitol attack.

Authorities said the suspects used metal knuckles and a police baton to strike officers, but more than four months after the siege their identities remain a mystery.

In the new footage, one of the suspects can be seen punching officers while wearing gloves with metal knuckles, the Justice Department said. »

House passes bill to establish Jan. 6 commission

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Why it matters: Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and GOP leadership oppose the commission, but 35 House Republicans voted in support of the bill, underscoring the fault lines within the party in the aftermath of the insurrection.

What's next: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has promised the bill will get a vote, but it's still unclear how many Republicans will get on board.

The 35 Republicans who voted in favor of the commission:. »

Paul Mooney Dies: Trailblazing Comedian, Writing Partner Of Richard Pryor Was 79

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His death was announced by his cousin, Rudy Ealy, to CNN contributor Roland Martin, who said Mooney died at his home in Oakland, CA.

That almost certainly included the legendary “Word Association” sketch, in which Pryor trades increasingly offensive racist terms with job interviewer Chevy Chase.

Chase has said he himself wrote the routine with Pryor, an assertion Mooney disputed. »