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Kait Parker/The Weather Channel

Atlanta-based Weather Channel takes on Breitbart over global warming

9:24 am Dec. 7, 2016

The Weather Channel is going to the mattresses over Breitbart.com’s use of one of its reports to suggest that climate change isn’t real.

Meteorologist Kait Parker in particular is peeved that the conservative news-and-opinion platform, which now has close links to the Donald Trump administration, used her face to spread the misinformation. Watch here:

From the Weather Channel website:

Global warming is not expected to end anytime soon, despite what Breitbart.com

Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) speaks to reporters at Trump Tower on Dec. 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Deficit hawk David Perdue grapples with Donald Trump’s big-ticket fiscal proposals

2:38 pm Dec. 6, 2016

WASHINGTON — Georgia’s David Perdue has been one of Donald Trump’s biggest boosters in Georgia and the U.S. Senate. The two have an awful lot in common, the freshman lawmaker likes to remind folks, including a business background and outsider credentials.

But a key area where the two men appear to differ is on the importance of deficit reduction.

Perdue has made it a central issue during his first two years in