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'Q-Shaman' gets new lawyer, sets up likely appeal of Jan. 6 guilty plea

Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man dubbed the “QAnon Shaman” for his support of QAnon conspiracy theories, who pleaded guilty to his role in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol - switched attorneys Monday, laying the groundwork for a possible appeal of his 41-month sentence. ... Read more»

Rittenhouse found not guilty on all counts in Kenosha protest shootings

A jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of murder on Friday, finding the 18-year-old’s actions on the night last year when he killed two and injured a third with an AR-15 during a chaotic Kenosha, Wisconsin, protest did not live up to the most serious charge he faced. ... Read more»

Instead of testifying to Congress, Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan went on a right-wing podcast

Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan refused to testify before the U.S. House Oversight Committee Thursday morning about the self-styled “audit” he led for the Arizona Senate, choosing instead to spend two hours as a guest on a right-wing podcast.... Read more»

Arizona ‘audit’ found no evidence of fraud, but Republicans say it’s the smoking gun they wanted

The long-awaited results of the Arizona Senate’s “audit” unequivocally concluded there was no evidence of fraud, but that didn’t stop leading Arizona Republicans from claiming the election review was the smoking gun needed to prove claims they’ve been repeating since last November.... Read more»

Arizona election ‘audit’: Litany of unsubstantiated claims & no proof of fraud

The finally released report of the “audit” of the Arizona election featured unsubstantiated allegations that files were deleted, equipment was improperly connected to the Internet, and ballots weren’t properly verified. But it showed no proof of any "fraud," despite repeated claims by supporters.... Read more»

Arizona Senate sitting on millions as it outsources election 'audit' funding to pro-Trump groups

Private groups are raising outside money to help the Arizona Senate pay for its election audit, and it turns out there’s an entity with several million dollars to spare that they could turn to — the Arizona Senate.... Read more»

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Bogus Antifa claims follow Capitol riot

Viral social media posts and a Republican House member have amplified claims wrongly identifying some right-wing figures at the U.S. Capitol riot as part of “antifa.” The claims feed into an unfounded conspiracy theory that anti-fascist activists in disguise orchestrated the event.... Read more»