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New: The final episode of “Trump, Inc.” says goodbye to its namesake in the White House by identifying eight objects that symbolize the unique intersection between his presidency and his family business.

The “King of Debt” promised to reduce the national debt — then his tax cuts made it surge. Add in the pandemic, and he oversaw the third-biggest deficit increase of any president.

How did 26-year-old Charlie Kirk go from living with his parents to a waterfront condo? Over a short period of time, his pay from the pro-Trump charity he co-founded rose to 300k.

Here are 31 examples of how Donald Trump's administration has systematically undone recent gains in rights and protections for LGBTQ people.

The "worst problem you've never heard of" is the leading cause of Black land loss in this country. Over the years, it's seen Black families stripped of hundreds of billions $$$ in land. It's called "heirs' property."

The video, found in an archive of data uploaded to Parler, includes a fresh look at the mob’s confrontation with Eugene Goodman, the officer credited for luring rioters away from senators during the early moments of the Capitol riot.

“Every day that I store that vaccine in a freezer is another person, or another few people, that die,” said the hospital's chief medical officer.

Black patients were losing limbs at triple the rate of others. The doctor put up billboards in the Mississippi Delta. Amputation Prevention Institute, they read. He could save their limbs, if it wasn’t too late.

Remember the mortgage crisis that led to the Great Recession? Well, there's evidence it's happening again. This time, with commercial mortgages.

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1/ We got our hands on screenshots from a secret FB group for current and former Border Patrol agents. They joke about migrant deaths, including the death of a teen in their care, and post racist, sexist memes. Here's what we found. ???

The invasion of the U.S. Capitol was discussed for weeks in plain sight. We reviewed scores of social media posts — many of them public — welcoming violence leading up to Wednesday’s attack. See for yourself 👇

The presidential seal being sold on mugs at Trump Tower. [breaths] It’s illegal to use the seal for commercial purposes.

1/ So @seanspicer  just called us a “left-wing blog.” Since we’re actually in the biz of facts, we figured we’d respond w/ a few...

The company that took U.S. money to develop a cheap ventilator, then did not deliver a single one to the national stockpile, has just inked ANOTHER contract with the government. This time, it is selling ventilators for quadruple the price.

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