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Source: New York Times
The president made the decision to pardon Stephen K. Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, after a day of frantic efforts to sway his thinking. Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, said the mob that stormed the Capitol was fed lies, referring to President Trumps efforts to overturn the election.
President Trump has granted clemency to Stephen K. Bannon, the former White House chief strategist who was charged with defrauding people who supported building a border wall that Mr. Trump supported, White House officials said.
The president made the decision after a day of frantic efforts to sway his thinking, including from Mr. Bannon, who spoke to him by phone earlier on Tuesday.
The pardon was described as a pre-emptive move that would effectively wipe away the charges against Mr. Bannon, should he be convicted.
Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/01/19/us/inauguration-day-biden
We've heard a lot of noise from tRumpworld about the "Deep State" for nearly five years now. If there is such a thing, a rational person would have observed that those people/entities have largely kept their powder dry through all the bullshit that has been a four year abomination.
I sure hope they are standing by and ready to stand up!
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