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Did a Conservative News Site Admit Its Voter-Fraud Claims Were False?
  • 15 January 2021
American Thinker joined the likes of Newsmax in issuing a correction to various claims it...
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Are the Trumps Looting the White House?
  • 15 January 2021
A photograph of someone carrying a bust of Abraham Lincoln out of the White House...
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Is the Donald J. Trump State Park in New York Real?
  • 14 January 2021
Somewhere in upstate New York, gigantic signs advertise this park.
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Is Martial Law ‘Imminent’ Before Biden’s Inauguration?
  • 13 January 2021
Seems odd that a pastor in rural Texas would be the first to get the...
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Will January 2021 Feature a Full ‘Wolf Moon’?
  • 12 January 2021
It’s so named for the canines heard howling in the winter months.
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Did Clarence Thomas’ Wife Ginni Sponsor 80 Buses to Capitol Riots?
  • 11 January 2021
The wife of the Supreme Court justice has been a vocal activist for fringe right-wing...
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Were Capitol Riot Attendees Added to FBI’s No-Fly List?
  • 11 January 2021
While videos show people who were removed from flights for being unruly or refusing to...
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Did Trump Watch Capitol Riots From a Private Party Nearby?
  • 9 January 2021
Donald Trump Jr. posted a video of the Trump team smiling and dancing with music...
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Did Olive Garden Revoke Hannity’s Pasta Pass After Capitol Riot?
  • 8 January 2021
The restaurant chain Olive Garden found itself in the middle of a media spat following...
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Does Photo Show 2 Women Saving Electoral Votes During Capitol Siege?
  • 7 January 2021
Just because a photo is real doesn't mean its caption is.
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Did US Capitol Police Officer Take a Selfie With Rioter?
  • 9 January 2021
A known white nationalist recorded the clip that went viral amid the chaos of the...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Did Trump Tell Supporters to Storm US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021?
  • 6 January 2021
Here's what the president said hours before right-wing extremists breached the Capitol.
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