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GOP congressman refuses to shake hands with D.C. police officer who protected the Capitol on Jan. 6

Michael Fanone said he was rebuffed by Rep. Andrew S. Clyde, a day after the Georgian voted against awarding police officers the Congressional Gold Medal.

         washingtonpost.com  2021-06-16 22:36:24+00:00
Who's talking about this:  The Washington PostColby ItkowitzMichelangelo SignorileCharlie SykesJay NordlingerLissandra VillaColby ItkowitzMatt Ford
  • The Washington Post
    The Washington Post @washingtonpost

    GOP congressman refuses to shake hands with D.C. police officer who protected the Capitol on Jan. 6, lawmakers say https://t.co/SgqOaIqtFL

    Wed Jun 16 23:39:35 +0000 2021

  • Colby Itkowitz
    Colby Itkowitz @ColbyItkowitz

    Officer Fanone told lawmakers that Rep. Clyde refused to shake his hand and that Rep. Rosendale’s chief was rude to him. Fanone wanted to talk to the 21 Republicans who voted against the Medal of Honor for police who protected Capitol on Jan. 6. https://t.co/pZljE79Am6

    Wed Jun 16 22:43:32 +0000 2021

  • Michelangelo Signorile
    Michelangelo Signorile @MSignorile

    Congressman Andrew Clyde truly is a piece of garbage. GOP congressman refuses to shake hands with D.C. police officer who protected the Capitol on Jan. 6, lawmakers say… https://t.co/obpDESTdtL

    Wed Jun 16 23:45:26 +0000 2021

  • Charlie Sykes
    Charlie Sykes @SykesCharlie

    ——> https://t.co/0eP5PYHG8z

    Thu Jun 17 03:07:30 +0000 2021

  • Jay Nordlinger
    Jay Nordlinger @jaynordlinger

    Unreal. But real. https://t.co/xsZHGGReI6

    Thu Jun 17 01:39:48 +0000 2021

  • Lissandra Villa
    Lissandra Villa @LissandraVilla

    “I said, ‘I’m sorry, you’re not going to shake my hand?’" “'I’m sorry, sir, my name is Michael Fanone. I’m a D.C. police officer and I fought to defend the Capitol on Jan. 6.” https://t.co/EB7qDkdaGU

    Thu Jun 17 01:13:05 +0000 2021

  • Colby Itkowitz
    Colby Itkowitz @ColbyItkowitz

    Story updated with more details from Office Fanone about his encounter in the elevator with Rep. Clyde and how the GOP Rep ignored him, had no response when Fanone told him who he was and then bolted when the door opened. https://t.co/pZljE79Am6

    Wed Jun 16 23:41:00 +0000 2021

  • Matt Ford
    Matt Ford @fordm

    And I even wrote it before this: https://t.co/ra5yfUUEtz https://t.co/7RMbN6JIPV

    Thu Jun 17 01:48:07 +0000 2021

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Current Status: Congress votes overwhelmingly to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. The day commemorates the end of slavery in Texas in 1865. Congress votes overwhelmingly to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. The day commemorates the end of slavery in Texas in 1865. – The bipartisan support for the federal holiday comes at a time when Congress remains in a partisan deadlock on more substantive priorities for Black leaders.

     washingtonpost.com 2021-06-16 23:30:59+00:00
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  • The Washington Post
    The Washington Post @washingtonpost

    Congress votes to make Juneteenth, or June 19, a federal holiday. The day commemorates the end of slavery in Texas in 1865. https://t.co/VNDWMuHPb6

    Wed Jun 16 23:32:08 +0000 2021

  • Martina Navratilova
    Martina Navratilova @Martina

    Congress votes overwhelmingly to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. The day commemorates the end of slavery in Texas in 1865.- now something worth celebrating...#stepintherightdirection https://t.co/CcoK3ApLn4

    Thu Jun 17 07:16:47 +0000 2021

  • Jamie Carter
    Jamie Carter @JCTheResistance

    Reminder that the @GOP are also pushing to prevent schools from teaching what this holiday even means. #JuneTeenth2021 https://t.co/6kNKZvuVtn

    Wed Jun 16 23:36:23 +0000 2021

  • Mike DeBonis
    Mike DeBonis @mikedebonis

    NOW: House passes bill 415-14 making Juneteenth a federal holiday. It goes to President Biden, who is expected to sign by Saturday, per Hill aides. https://t.co/edEfAATJ92

    Wed Jun 16 23:32:40 +0000 2021

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Current Status: 11 GOP senators back bipartisan infrastructure plan, boosting its chances of moving forward 11 GOP senators back bipartisan infrastructure plan, boosting its chances of moving forward – Broader Republican support boosts the chances of a bipartisan plan passing, but lawmakers would still need to win over skeptical Democrats.

       cnbc.com 2021-06-16 22:06:25+00:00
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Current Status: Justice Dept. Ends Criminal Inquiry and Lawsuit on John Bolton’s Book Justice Dept. Ends Criminal Inquiry and Lawsuit on John Bolton’s Book – President Donald J. Trump had pressured the department to use its legal powers to stop his former national security adviser from publishing embarrassing details about him.

     nytimes.com 2021-06-16 20:20:39+00:00
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  • Michael S. Schmidt
    Michael S. Schmidt @nytmike

    NEW/BREAKING: In a rebuke of Trump/Barr DOJ, Garland DOJ has told John Bolton that it has closed its criminal investigation into him. DOJ is also close to dropping its lawsuit against him. Trump had pressured DOJ to pursue Bolton. w/@ktbenner https://t.co/ilCVNQv6bK

    Wed Jun 16 20:21:01 +0000 2021

  • Katie Benner
    Katie Benner @ktbenner

    [email protected] scoop: In a rebuke of Trump/Barr DOJ, Garland DOJ has told John Bolton that it has closed its criminal investigation into him. DOJ is also close to dropping its lawsuit against him. Trump had pressured DOJ to pursue Bolton. https://t.co/MljJLSv0d5

    Wed Jun 16 20:23:27 +0000 2021

  • Peter Baker
    Peter Baker @peterbakernyt

    Justice Department drops its investigation into Bolton’s book, ending an effort to silence him that started under Trump. @nytmike @ktbenner https://t.co/bLM6jXddjq

    Wed Jun 16 20:36:21 +0000 2021

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Current Status: Manchin proposes compromise on voting bills ahead of crucial Senate vote Manchin proposes compromise on voting bills ahead of crucial Senate vote – Sen. Joe Manchin opened the door to a compromise on voting legislation with a memo proposing a slew of changes to the Democratic bills.

      nbcnews.com 2021-06-16 20:23:00+00:00
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  • Sahil Kapur
    Sahil Kapur @sahilkapur

    NEW: Joe Manchin is circulating a memo outlining federal voting law changes he'd back, including making election day a holiday and mandating 15 days early voting. Democrats and voting rights activists say it's progress. w/ @JulieNBCNews @janestreet: https://t.co/WqkhFovxwq

    Wed Jun 16 19:28:30 +0000 2021

  • Sahil Kapur
    Sahil Kapur @sahilkapur

    Senior Dem aide familiar w/S.1 talk says it's a big deal that Manchin is getting specific on policy he'd be willing to support. "Progress is progress... And this is a very optimistic moment in the trajectory of ensuring expanded voting rights," aide says. https://t.co/WqkhFovxwq

    Wed Jun 16 19:31:07 +0000 2021

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Current Status: Title IX Protections Extend to Transgender Students, Education Dept. Says Title IX Protections Extend to Transgender Students, Education Dept. Says – The department said that discrimination against transgender students was prohibited under the law, a reversal of its Trump-era position.

    nytimes.com 2021-06-16 16:00:11+00:00
Katie Rogers Rep. Pramila Jayapal Travis Akers PFLAG National Karine Jean-Pierre Democratic Coalition Katie Rogers Know Your IX
  • Katie Rogers
    Katie Rogers @katierogers

    NEW: Title IX protections will extend to transgender students. "We just want to double down on our expectations: Students cannot be discriminated against because of their sexual orientation or their gender identity," Ed. Sec. Miguel Cardona told me. https://t.co/YSQOpbK6IP

    Wed Jun 16 16:03:43 +0000 2021

  • Rep. Pramila Jayapal
    Rep. Pramila Jayapal @RepJayapal

    This is AMAZING. It is incredibly refreshing to have a Department of Education that actually cares about our LGBTQ+ kids! Now it’s time to end the filibuster and pass the Equality Act to extend civil rights to the entire LGBTQ+ community. https://t.co/xOXduhaB3h

    Wed Jun 16 22:15:00 +0000 2021

  • Travis Akers
    Travis Akers @travisakers

    JUST IN: Using a Supreme Court ruling as its guide, the Biden administration will issue guidance under Title IX that says discrimination against transgender students is prohibited, reversing previous Education Department positions under Trump. https://t.co/GwY3lGqPql

    Wed Jun 16 16:19:31 +0000 2021

  • PFLAG National
    PFLAG National @PFLAG

    BREAKING: U.S. Department of Education Confirms Title IX Protects Students from Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity https://t.co/xMRMYq30Mr

    Wed Jun 16 17:57:45 +0000 2021

  • Karine Jean-Pierre
    Karine Jean-Pierre @KJP46

    The U.S. Education Department expands Title IX to protect LGBTQ+ students from discrimination, a reversal of Trump-era policy https://t.co/WZQHdnVIsH

    Wed Jun 16 21:07:49 +0000 2021

  • Democratic Coalition
    Democratic Coalition @TheDemCoalition

    Discrimination against transgender students is prohibited by Title IX, the Education Dept says 👇 It's another example of the Biden administration trying to rescind, revise or revoke bigoted Trump policies that rolled back transgender rights. #LGBTQ+ https://t.co/qUbURNWS9M

    Wed Jun 16 16:48:50 +0000 2021

  • Katie Rogers
    Katie Rogers @katierogers

    In March, Biden ordered the Ed Dept/Cardona to conduct a sweeping review of all Title IX policies, examining what was done during the Trump/DeVos era. “We are going to move as quickly as possible on it. We know many folks are waiting," he told me. https://t.co/YSQOpbK6IP

    Wed Jun 16 16:08:36 +0000 2021

  • Know Your IX
    Know Your IX @knowyourIX

    🚨BREAKING: @usedgov just released a notice saying they "will fully enforce Title IX to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in education programs and activities." This is huge news for LGBTQ students! https://t.co/nqsdvPvUcd

    Wed Jun 16 17:00:45 +0000 2021

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Current Status: Leaked Audio of Sen. Joe Manchin Call With Billionaire Donors Provides Rare Glimpse of Dealmaking on Filibuster and January 6 Commission Leaked Audio of Sen. Joe Manchin Call With Billionaire Donors Provides Rare Glimpse of Dealmaking on Filibuster and January 6 Commission – Manchin urged big-money donors with No Labels to talk to Sen. Roy Blunt about flipping his vote on the commission in order to save the filibuster.

    theintercept.com 2021-06-16 00:00:00+00:00
Lee Fang The Intercept Ryan Grim Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Walter Shaub Sahil Kapur Ryan Grim People for Bernie Ryan Grim Bill Scher
  • Lee Fang
    Lee Fang @lhfang

    We obtained leaked Zoom of Sen. Manchin’e call with billionaire donors this week. Manchin appeared to ask the Wall St executives to use job offers to retiring GOP senators to preserve the filibuster via support for the Jan. 6 commission. https://t.co/RnJJnukeeO

    Wed Jun 16 17:17:13 +0000 2021

  • The Intercept
    The Intercept @theintercept

    Leaked audio of Sen. Joe Manchin call with billionaire donors provides rare glimpse of dealmaking on filibuster and January 6 commission https://t.co/eVLob3HmU8 by @lhfang, @ryangrim

    Wed Jun 16 16:57:20 +0000 2021

  • Ryan Grim
    Ryan Grim @ryangrim

    NEW: Behind closed doors, Manchin expresses openness to filibuster reform in meeting with No Labels donors https://t.co/3VNBl9HbIs

    Wed Jun 16 17:00:34 +0000 2021

  • Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
    Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II @RevDrBarber

    The same day the #PoorPeoplesCampaign marched on @Sen_JoeManchin's office in WV, he was on a call with billionaire donors. Which side are you on, Sen. Manchin? West Virginia & Kentucky & others are mobilizing to march on you & McConnell in DC on Wed 6/23! https://t.co/4JmSBzP7Vy

    Thu Jun 17 04:14:57 +0000 2021

  • Walter Shaub
    Walter Shaub @waltshaub

    Holy yikes, Batman! https://t.co/ixuZQ4oX4D https://t.co/qi7Ca3F4sS

    Wed Jun 16 18:29:35 +0000 2021

  • Sahil Kapur
    Sahil Kapur @sahilkapur

    The Intercept obtained private audio of Joe Manchin urging donors to persuade Roy Blunt to back the 1/6 commission—in part to save the filibuster: “It just really emboldens the far left saying, ‘I told you, how’s that bipartisan working for you now, Joe?’” https://t.co/cgLYCe2u8R

    Thu Jun 17 04:13:24 +0000 2021

  • Ryan Grim
    Ryan Grim @ryangrim

    NEW: Joe Manchin says he was prepared to vote for the 2017 tax cut but McConnell told him last minute his vote wasn’t needed and tossed all his changes out the window. Manchin says Democrats are likely to undo pieces of it now. Details here: https://t.co/3VNBl9HbIs

    Wed Jun 16 19:22:21 +0000 2021

  • People for Bernie
    People for Bernie @People4Bernie

    Got him. https://t.co/lhtAzaiAZZ

    Wed Jun 16 17:11:16 +0000 2021

  • Ryan Grim
    Ryan Grim @ryangrim

    Good thing they’re gonna spend $1.9 billion beefing up security at the Capitol. Story here. https://t.co/3VNBl9YMA0

    Wed Jun 16 22:22:30 +0000 2021

  • Bill Scher
    Bill Scher @billscher

    Manchin in leaked call *Asked No Labels backers to help get 3 more Rs for 1/6 commission, "tamp down" anti-filibuster talk * opposed $ for electric car charging stations in infrastructure bill * backed $ for carbon sequestration & coal plant upgrades https://t.co/C0RGHfKzIk

    Wed Jun 16 17:24:02 +0000 2021

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Current Status: ‘Pure insanity’: How Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to help overturn the election ‘Pure insanity’: How Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to help overturn the election – New documents and emails reveal how far the president and his supporters were willing to go to try to keep Donald Trump in office in a frenzied three-week stretch that tested Justice Department leaders.

   washingtonpost.com 2021-06-16 19:50:32.620000+00:00
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  • Rosalind Helderman
    Rosalind Helderman @PostRoz

    NEW: ‘Pure insanity’: How Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to help overturn the election https://t.co/EeKYq5c8mu

    Wed Jun 16 20:00:28 +0000 2021

  • Maddow Blog
    Maddow Blog @MaddowBlog

    "The department did examine some claims, and top officials forwarded some of the material from Trump allies to U.S. attorneys in Michigan and Pennsylvania." https://t.co/m83nlUS2GN

    Thu Jun 17 01:16:57 +0000 2021

  • Blake News
    Blake News @blakehounshell

    Worth reading the whole thing. Perhaps many parts of this have been reported elsewhere in bits and pieces, but the narrative really produces a different effect. https://t.co/dzjIkTqXZM

    Thu Jun 17 00:17:24 +0000 2021

  • Juliet Eilperin
    Juliet Eilperin @eilperin

    When Trump's CoS Mark Meadows sent the video about satellites controlled in Italy helping subvert the 2020 election, it was too much even for some of Trump's DOJ appointees. 'Pure insanity,' one wrote. By @mattzap @PostRoz @AmyEGardner and @karoun https://t.co/P9uhKQz8EC

    Wed Jun 16 20:08:51 +0000 2021

  • Edward-Isaac Dovere
    Edward-Isaac Dovere @IsaacDovere

    this article details just how absurd the people were who said Trump was just letting off steam after losing, what harm could it do to let him vent? https://t.co/51Ih74gs5q

    Wed Jun 16 20:12:06 +0000 2021

  • Dan Lamothe
    Dan Lamothe @DanLamothe

    How Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to help overturn the election By @mattzap @PostRoz @AmyEGardner @karoun https://t.co/r8EqMmrZiM

    Wed Jun 16 21:18:19 +0000 2021

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Current Status: Manchin outlines demands on voting legislation, creating an opening for potential Democratic compromise Manchin outlines demands on voting legislation, creating an opening for potential Democratic compromise – The senator from West Virginia had not previously detailed his objections to the For the People Act. The Senate is expected to vote on an elections bill next week.

   washingtonpost.com 2021-06-16 17:38:58+00:00
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  • Mike DeBonis
    Mike DeBonis @mikedebonis

    NEW details per 2 Dem aides: Manchin is on board with early voting standards, ending gerrymandering. BUT he wants voter ID mandate and opposes universal mail voting and public financing. AND he's not budging on filibuster -- he thinks this could get 60. https://t.co/ttoj1eCQ4g

    Wed Jun 16 17:39:31 +0000 2021

  • Brian Tyler Cohen
    Brian Tyler Cohen @briantylercohen

    NEW: Manchin has expressed a willingness to support key provisions of the For the People Act— including provisions providing for minimum levels of early voting and mandating independent congressional redistricting to counter partisan gerrymandering. https://t.co/FpaEbFjj7K

    Wed Jun 16 17:47:16 +0000 2021

  • Steve Marmel
    Steve Marmel @Marmel

    This photo makes Manchin look like a daytime soap opera actor who just got caught in something illicit. “Who is this?” “You know who it is.” “DAVID KOCH?!? BUT HOW?!?” ::dramatic music sting:: ::ad for renuzit:: https://t.co/LcB0lUTrbc

    Wed Jun 16 18:33:42 +0000 2021

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Current Status: Don't ever forget what happened at the Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit Don't ever forget what happened at the Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit – With Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin huddling Wednesday in Geneva it's worth remembering a similar summit between Putin and Donald Trump in 2018 -- one of the lowest points of a presidency absolutely…

   cnn.com 2021-06-16 14:28:58+00:00
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Current Status: White House tries to privately calm Democratic fears on infrastructure deal White House tries to privately calm Democratic fears on infrastructure deal – The president comes home to a tough call: back a more modest bipartisan deal or go it alone and risk getting nothing at all.

     politico.com 2021-06-16 00:00:00+00:00
Jon Cooper 🇺🇸
  • Jon Cooper 🇺🇸
    Jon Cooper 🇺🇸 @joncoopertweets

    White House tries to privately calm Democratic fears on infrastructure deal President Biden comes home to a tough call: back a more modest bipartisan deal or go it alone and risk getting nothing at all. https://t.co/NYL25vUulz

    Thu Jun 17 03:35:03 +0000 2021

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Current Status: To truly build back better, we need a Justice 100 solution To truly build back better, we need a Justice 100 solution – While Justice40 may repair the harms of past inequities, we risk perpetuating the same institutional structures that created those inequities.

     thehill.com 2021-06-15 21:30:07+00:00

Current Status: Jean Guerrero to join The Times as an Op-Ed columnist Jean Guerrero to join The Times as an Op-Ed columnist – Award-winning journalist Jean Guerrero will start her new role at the Los Angeles Times in July.

   latimes.com 2021-06-17 01:17:45.924000+00:00
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  • Jean Guerrero
    Jean Guerrero @jeanguerre

    NEW: I'm thrilled to start at @latimesopinion as a columnist, joining a team I deeply admire. I can't wait to work w/ @sewellchan and @TangLATimes to tell important stories about this pivotal moment for democracy. https://t.co/9Y3E8uV42O

    Thu Jun 17 01:43:33 +0000 2021

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Current Status: Opinion | We’ve Come a Long Way Since Trump. Putin Is Still Winning. Opinion | We’ve Come a Long Way Since Trump. Putin Is Still Winning. – The overriding U.S. foreign policy aim must be to prevent an existential confrontation with Russia.

   nytimes.com 2021-06-17 00:44:40+00:00

Current Status: House passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday House passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday – The Senate unanimously voted for the measure Tuesday. The bill now heads to President Joe Biden's desk, and Democrats hope he signs it into law by June 19.

   nbcnews.com 2021-06-17 00:05:00+00:00
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  • NBC News
    NBC News @NBCNews

    WATCH: U.S. House, in 415-14 vote, passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. The bill now heads to President Biden's desk. https://t.co/IgkybP4HBE https://t.co/bKkt1Q9PID

    Wed Jun 16 23:40:32 +0000 2021

  • Geoff Bennett
    Geoff Bennett @GeoffRBennett

    House passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, sending it to Biden’s desk for signature https://t.co/6pnVGsDNrD

    Wed Jun 16 23:36:16 +0000 2021

  • Sahil Kapur
    Sahil Kapur @sahilkapur

    House votes 415-14 to pass a measure making Juneteenth a holiday. Senate passed it unanimously yesterday. This is headed to @JoeBiden’s desk to become law. https://t.co/I4Wzas9wdH

    Wed Jun 16 23:48:53 +0000 2021

  • Blayne Alexander
    Blayne Alexander @ReporterBlayne

    NEW: The House has passed a bill to make #Juneteenth a federal holiday. The bill now goes to President Biden’s desk. Democrats hope he will sign it into law by Saturday…June 19th. https://t.co/HrsDbb7u6r

    Wed Jun 16 23:39:05 +0000 2021

  • Rep. Steven Horsford
    Rep. Steven Horsford @RepHorsford

    The House just voted to make #Juneteenth a federal holiday! Juneteenth is a day of truth, and I look forward to seeing @POTUS sign this new holiday into law. https://t.co/MjDw8QdCM1

    Wed Jun 16 23:57:37 +0000 2021

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Current Status: Biden administration cancels Trump limits on asylum eligibility Biden administration cancels Trump limits on asylum eligibility – Attorney General Merrick Garland restored access to protection for immigrants fleeing gangs and domestic violence.

   washingtonpost.com 2021-06-16 22:23:58+00:00
Rep. Pramila Jayapal
  • Rep. Pramila Jayapal
    Rep. Pramila Jayapal @RepJayapal

    This is a huge step by @TheJusticeDept to begin reversing Trump's cruel, xenophobic, and dangerous attacks on immigrants. It helps restore America as a beacon of hope for asylum seekers while we work to humanely reform our entire immigration system. https://t.co/xejTLZ84tL

    Thu Jun 17 00:58:49 +0000 2021

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