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Will Sommer

Will Sommer

Politics Reporter at The Daily Beast

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Will Sommer

Meet the ‘Ghost’ Woman Fox Relied on for Voter Fraud Claims - The Daily Beast

“Cactus artist” Marlene Bourne claims she might be a ghost and Antonin Scalia was hunted for sport. Her ideas got airtime on Fox News.

Tennessee Lt. Gov Liked Even More Thirst Traps From Gay Men ... - T...

Randy McNally, whose state senate passed laws against gender-affirming care and drag shows, has “liked” racy pictures of gay men and trans women for years on his official account.

Anti-Drag Tennessee Lt. Guv Really Loves This LGBTQ Man's Thirst Tr...

Tennessee Lt. Gov. Randy McNally has joined the anti-LGBTQ+ wave sweeping the Republican Party. On Instagram, however, he seems to be taking a different tone.

James O'Keefe Resigns From Project Veritas After Employee Complaint...

The founder of the right-wing nonprofit resigned without striking a severance deal, The Daily Beast has learned.

Judge Slams America's Frontline Doctors Group and Simone Gold for L...

A showdown between rival factions of the America’s Frontline Doctors group has seen both sides slammed for using donor funds to inflate wages and buy a $3.6 million mansion.

Glenn Beck's Media Empire Sued for Ignoring Star Host's Sexual Hara...

A one-time host at The Blaze says right-wing star Elijah Schaffer was often drunk on set and sexually harassed her.

James O'Keefe 'Outright Cruel' to Project Veritas Employees: Intern...

Employees allege O’Keefe wasted money on his theater dreams, berated staff, and even took a sandwich from a pregnant woman.

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Eliza Bleu's Own Friends Aren't Buying Her Story - The Daily Beast

Elon Musk’s favorite anti-trafficking advocate has set off a war in right-wing circles after Twitter banned some of her critics—and her own friends are poking holes in her story.

Indie Romance Author Accused of Faking Her Suicide - The Daily Beast

The world of indie romance has been upended by allegations that an author faked her own suicide and now wants to return like nothing happened.

China to Axe Travel Quarantine in Major COVID Rule Reversal - The D...

The move comes after a shocking wave of protests over the country’s ‘Covid Zero’ policy.

QAnon Leader Phil Godlewski Has Sordid Past of His Own—Including a ...

QAnon leader Phil Godlewski carried on an inappropriate relationship with a minor that police records suggest turned sexual.

Ex-Employee of James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas Claims to Reveal Nam...

A former Project Veritas employee reveals online-dating stings, hidden-camera tactics.

Trump Steps Up QAnon Outreach With Q Meme Video - The Daily Beast

The former president is increasingly trending from Q curious to Q positive.

QAnon Star Who Said Only 'Idiots' Get Vax Dies of COVID - The Daily...

Cirsten Weldon told her fans not to get vaccinated and wanted Dr. Anthony Fauci executed. She just died of COVID.

FBI Raids Home of Elections Official Tied to QAnon Scheme

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters briefly became a star on the right when she appeared at MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s “cyber-symposium” on voter fraud.

Hospitalized COVID Denier Whose Calls for Ivermectin Became QAnon C...

QAnoners flooded her hospital with hundreds of phone calls and even some death threats, demanding that she receive ivermectin.

YouTube Star Tim Pool's News Site Collapses Amid Allegations He ......

Tim Pool’s disgruntled ex-partners say he used a cat as a bargaining chip in an ugly business negotiation. Pool says he’s innocent.

Facebook Bans Anti-Immigrant Group VDARE for ‘Inauthentic Behavior’

VDARE posted conspiracy theories about the coronavirus and “hate speech about Asian Americans,” according to Facebook.

Shocker! The GoFundMe Campaign to Build the Wall Is a Bust - The Da...

And now, the donors to the effort are demanding answers.

QAnon Believers Crushed After Mueller Report Fails to Lead to Hilla...

QAnon fans thought special counsel would take down the Democrats. Instead, Sebastian Gorka made fun of them.

QAnon Turns on Sebastian Gorka After He Calls Them 'Garbage' - The ...

Q fans once loved Gorka, now they think he’s part of the deep state