Matt Gertz

senior fellow at Media Matters

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Presidential inaugurations are typically celebratory affairs, and Joe Biden’s was no exception. There was pomp and circumstance and praise for Biden’s call for unity.

What’s happening in MAGA media land now that Donald Trump is out of the White House?

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