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Silicon Valley Heavyweights, Including Elon Musk, Rally Behind J.D. Vance VP Pick

Republican figureheads from Silicon Valley are rallying behind former president Donald Trump’s selection of Ohio senator J.D. Vance as his running mate. Top Silicon Valley leaders like Elon Musk came out in support of Vance as Trump’s vice presidential pick in the hours after the official announcement was made on Monday. Musk said that the […]

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Supporters Believe ‘Hand Of God’ Saved Trump

“GOD protected President Trump yesterday,” House Speaker Mike Johnson, who has been a major proponent of Christian nationalist ideology, claimed in a post on X. Trump himself echoed these claims in a post on Truth Social: “It was God alone who prevented the unthinkable from happening,” the former president said. But in the days following

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J.D. Vance Is Donald Trump’s Pick for Vice President

On Monday, former president and current Republican nominee for president Donald Trump officially named senator J.D. Vance of Ohio as his pick for vice president and running mate. “After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of Vice

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The Right Is Blaming Women and DEI For the Secret Service’s Failure in Trump Shooting

As conspiracies and threats of violence have flooded online spaces in the hours after former President Donald Trump was shot during a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, one narrative has emerged from the right: women and DEI, or diversity, equity, and inclusion, are to blame. The sexist claims are based on deceptively edited videos and

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Influencers Are Racing to Profit From the Trump Shooting

Pro-Trump influencers and supporters raced to put out merchandise featuring the image of Trump with blood on his face and a fist in the air just hours after the deadly shooting and assassination attempt on Saturday. By Sunday afternoon, right-wing activist Candace Owens and former Trump administration official Sebastian Gorka had released shirts with the

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Elon Musk ‘Fully Endorses’ Donald Trump After Deadly Rally Shooting

Elon Musk endorsed Donald Trump for reelection Saturday evening shortly after gunshots appear to have been fired at the former president’s campaign rally in Pennsylvania. Trump was escorted off the stage by the Secret Service and seen with blood on his face afterwards. “I fully endorse President Trump and hope for his rapid recovery,” Musk

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Conspiracy Theorists Aren’t Even Bothering With Biden’s Debate Performance

Over the last 18 months, Elon Musk’s X has become a hive of disinformation, particularly around breaking news events, such as the Gaza conflict and the Baltimore bridge collapse. But after Thursday’s presidential debate between President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump, the expected torrent of disinformation and conspiracies flooding the platform never materialized.

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