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Trump, lawyers fined for ‘political’ suit

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A federal judge has ordered former US president Donald Trump and his lawyers to pay more than $US937,000 ($1.4 million) in sanctions for suing former secretary of state Hillary Clinton over claims the 2016 presidential election was rigged.

US District Judge John Middlebrooks, who threw out Mr Trump’s lawsuit in September, said the sanctions were warranted because the former president had exhibited a pattern of misusing the courts to further his political agenda.

Source: Trump, lawyers fined for ‘political’ suit

‘Honest’ Christian Porter’s mystery donation is totally not suspicious

So, to recap: the former chief legal officer of Australia took unspecified amounts of money in donations from unknown sources in order to pay the legal fees for his abandoned defamation suit in a court over which he until recently had authority. Over, let’s not forget, unresolved rape allegations. Say what you will about the circumstances of Porter’s plummet from grace — for a man with nothing to hide, he certainly goes to extraordinary lengths to keep things hidden.

Source: ‘Honest’ Christian Porter’s mystery donation is totally not suspicious

How one billionaire family bankrolled election lies, white nationalism — and the Capitol riot | Salon.com

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“That cause is not a democratic cause. It’s not a limited-government cause. It seems that the Mercers invested in chaos and they got exactly what they wanted. It seems like they invested in someone who didn’t believe in American democracy, and they got someone who tried to burn it down.”

How one billionaire family bankrolled election lies, white nationalism — and the Capitol riot | Salon.com