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Acosta: Republicans have a pandemic of cowardice

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Acosta: Republicans have a pandemic of cowardice

Acosta: Republicans have a pandemic of cowardice

CNN’s Jim Acosta says the Republican party is suffering from a pandemic of cowardice because they are refusing to hold people accountable for the January 6 capitol riot.


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