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Trump’s demands for DOJ to release more is even more damning –
Trump does little to help his cause, embraces inciting violence if indicted.
QAnon accounts now get a boost on Trump’s Truth Social!

“The legal filing included a photo of documents seized at Mar-a-Lago.”
Credit: Department of Justice via The New York Times

Trump shoots self in the foot with more lies after DOJ’s latest filing last night

Andrew Weissman Tweet: “MAGA can also mean ‘Making Attorneys Get Attorneys'” – @AWeissmann_ with the lawyer jokes [Editor’s note: More Trump lawyers need to lawyer up after last night’s DOJ filing!]


+ FOX News sister The Wall Street Journal: DOJ Points to Likely Obstruction in Investigation of Documents at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago – Assertion comes in government filing opposing Trump’s call for a special master to vet seized materials for privilege

+ VOX via MSN: The DOJ’s latest filing has even more damning claims against Trump

+ MSNBC’s Maddow Blog: Following DOJ filing, Trump does little to help his own cause – In response to the latest Justice Department filing, Donald Trump issued a written statement that doubled down on a lie his lawyers are afraid to echo.

+ MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes: With no excuses left, Trumpworld turns to threatening violence amid docs probe [Editor’s note: All Republicans have is to use threats of incitement of violence when they perceive elections will not go their way. That is fascism!]

+ Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen on why TFG took the docs (On Tik Tok August 30, 2022): This is all about him. And I stand firm when I say that Donald wants to use this to hold the country hostage. . . . He knows his ass is in the grinder right now. . . . He’s going to use this to ensure that he doesn’t spend of his natural life behind bars charged with treason.

Trump goes all-in to embrace QAnon conspiracy theories

+ NBC News: Trump shares barrage of QAnon content and other conspiracy theories on his social media platform – Facing numerous investigations, Trump shared posts promoting conspiracy theories, including from the account that originated QAnon, as well as a fake quote from his daughter.

+ People Magazine: QAnon-Focused Accounts Banned on Twitter Now Flourish — and Get a Boost from Trump — on Truth Social – Dozens of Truth Social accounts with more than 10,000 followers are spreading slogans, images and beliefs connected to the sprawling conspiracy theories that make up QAnon

+ MSNBC’s Morning Joe: Trump works to reactivate dangerous QAnon conspiracy – Former President Donald Trump spent Tuesday morning posting inflammatory messages on social media, including many explicitly promoting the QAnon conspiracy theory.

+ The Daily Beast: Trump Demands Either New Election ‘Immediately’ or Make Him ‘Rightful’ President Now – Trump’s latest rant came shortly after his pal Lindsey Graham warned of “riots in the streets” if the ex-president was indicted.https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-demands-either-new-election-immediately-or-make-him-rightful-president-now?

+ Truthout: Trump Demands to Be Reinstated as President, Citing Hunter Biden, Mar-a-Lago

+ Daily Kos: Trump’s meltdown on Truth Social rips away façade as he embraces QAnon conspiracy theories

+ Truthout: Trump Loyalists Plan to Impeach Biden If GOP Wins Control of House in Midterms – Rep. Bob Good, a Republican from Virginia, has said that Congress has a duty to act “on day one.” “I have consistently said President Biden should be impeached for intentionally opening our border and making Americans less safe,” he said to The Hill.

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