In the news today: Newly released documents show we came very close to a January coup. Trump administration members battled internally over whether to use the Justice Department to push false information casting doubt on the validity of the U.S. presidential election, and the “yes” team came perilously close to winning. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing near-universal demands for his resignation after an arrogant, nasty press conference in which he implausibly claimed none of his many, many accusers should be believed. As for Trump, he continues to rake in donor cash with claims that the election was rigged against him. What’s he doing with that cash? Keeping it, of course.
Here’s some of what you may have missed: