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5:20 PM ET, July 27, 2017

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Stephen F. Hayes / Weekly Standard:
The Real Story Behind Mooch's War on Reince  —  Anthony Scaramucci just accused Reince Priebus of a felony.  For no reason.  —  Anthony Scaramucci has had some difficulty over the course his first few days as White House communications director, but as he wrapped up his first week on the job …
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Ryan Lizza / New Yorker:
Anthony Scaramucci Called Me to Unload About White House Leakers, Reince Priebus, and Steve Bannon  —  He started by threatening to fire the entire White House communications staff.  It escalated from there.  —  On Wednesday night, I received a phone call from Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director.
Andrew Kaczynski / CNN:
Newt Gingrich: White House communications director Scaramucci has been ‘divisive,’ ‘full of himself’  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  (CNN)Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich harshly criticized White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci in a radio interview Thursday, calling his recent actions “divisive” and “unhelpful.”
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Alex Conant / Politico:
Why Trump's White House Won't Stop Leaking  —  The new White House communications director is launching a take-no-prisoners mole hunt, promising to stop future leaks.  —  He won't succeed.  —  Over the past 15 years, I've worked in dozens of political organizations that all leaked to varying degrees.
Discussion: ABC News
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Trumpism Distilled
Discussion: Fox News and bradford-delong.com
New York Times:
Scaramucci Calls for Inquiry After ‘Leak’ of Financial Form
Alayna Treene / Axios:
Sanders couldn't say whether Trump has confidence in Priebus
Discussion: Politico, Weekly Standard and vice
Scouting Wire:
From the Chief: Our Perspective on the Presidential Visit  —  In the last two weeks, we have celebrated the best of Scouting at our 20th National Jamboree with nearly 40,000 participants, volunteers, staff and visitors.  The 2017 National Jamboree has showcased and furthered the Scouting mission …
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Eric Levenson / CNN:
Boy Scouts official apologizes for ‘political rhetoric’ of Trump speech  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  (CNN)An official with the Boy Scouts of America apologized to the Scouting community on Thursday for the political content of President Donald Trump's speech at the National Scout Jamboree.
Discussion: RedState
David A. Fahrenthold / Washington Post:
Boy Scouts leader apologizes for Trump speech's ‘political rhetoric’
Discussion: Vox, ABC News and Hot Air
CNN:
US Joint Chiefs blindsided by Trump's transgender ban  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  Washington (CNN)The Joint Chiefs of Staff, including chairman General Joseph Dunford, were not aware President Donald Trump planned to tweet a ban on transgender service members, three US defense officials told CNN …
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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Chain of Command
Discussion: First Draft and Task & Purpose
Helene Cooper / New York Times:
Transgender People Can Still Serve for Now, U.S. Military Says
Jacqueline Klimas / Politico:
Joint Chiefs: ‘No modifications’ to transgender policy from Trump tweet
Caitlin Owens / Axios:
Here's what's in ‘skinny repeal’  —  Senate Republicans are still editing their “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, but it's changed since yesterday to include slightly more than the law's mandates but no repeal of the law's industry taxes, per two senior GOP aides.  —  Here's what's now in it:
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David Nather / Axios:
State health care waivers violate Senate budget rules
Discussion: Political Wire and Daily Kos
Sam Baker / Axios:
It's time to vote, and the health care bill isn't finished
Discussion: Vox, New York Magazine and Politico
Peter Sullivan / The Hill:
Senate Republicans plan to defund Planned Parenthood in ‘skinny’ repeal
Erica Martinson / Alaska Dispatch News:
Trump administration signals that Murkowski's health care vote could have energy repercussions for Alaska  —  WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn't going to just let Sen. Lisa Murkowski's no vote on Tuesday's health care motion go.  —  Early Wednesday, Trump took to Twitter to express displeasure with Murkowski's vote.
CNN:
Trump urged to use recess appointment to replace Sessions — is that possible?  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  (CNN)Is President Donald Trump trying to force out Jeff Sessions as attorney general so he can “recess appoint” someone to the job who would fire Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller?
Discussion: Shareblue and Washington Post
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Darren Samuelsohn / Politico:
Graham: Firing Mueller would be ‘beginning of the end’ of Trump's presidency
Kate Brannen / Foreign Policy:
Top Middle East Advisor Out On the National Security Council  —  National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster has removed Derek Harvey, the top Middle East advisor on the National Security Council (NSC), from his post on Thursday, according to a source with knowledge of the personnel move.
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CBS News:
Hillary Clinton lets her “guard down” in new memoir after stunning election defeat  —  For the first time since her stunning 2016 presidential election defeat to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton reveals personal details of the unprecedented campaign through her tell-all book “What Happened.”
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Hillel Italie / Associated Press:
Hillary Clinton calling new book ‘What Happened’
Bloomberg:
Jeff Bezos Surpasses Bill Gates as World's Richest Person  —  His net worth climbs more than $1 billion in intraday trading  —  Gates has held top spot on Bloomberg wealth index since 2013  —  A surge in Amazon.com Inc. shares Thursday morning in advance of the online retailer's earnings report …
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Heather Caygle / Politico:
Democratic Rep. Delaney eyes 2020 presidential run  —  Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) plans on bypassing runs for governor and reelection and has told associates he is seriously considering a bid for president in 2020, according to two Democratic sources.  —  Five Democratic sources in the state …
Discussion: Political Wire
Michelle Ruiz / Vogue:
Look, It's Time to Collectively and Officially Give Up on Ivanka Trump  —  It was Groundhog Day, dystopia edition, yesterday morning when the president banned all transgender servicepeople from the U.S. military, unfurling yet another reversal of an historic Obama-era policy.
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
Matt Wilstein / The Daily Beast:
Norm Macdonald Sounds Off on SNL: 'I Think They're Playing Into Trump's Hands' … Norm Macdonald is stuck on a golf course.  “We have all these children in front of us, so we're not going anywhere,” the 57-year-old comedian tells me by phone as he waits to move on to the next hole.
Discussion: The Daily Caller, IJR and MyNewsLA.com
Naomi Jagoda / The Hill:
Ryan drops border-tax proposal as GOP unifies around principles  —  The White House and congressional GOP leaders said Thursday that they are no longer looking at a border-adjustment tax as they work to get tax reform legislation enacted this year.  —  In a statement backed by Speaker Paul Ryan
Discussion: Vox and Axios
Sara A. Carter / circa.com:
Sources: A top FBI lawyer is under an investigation for allegedly leaking classified information  —  EXCLUSIVE: FBI General Counsel James A. Baker is purportedly under a Department of Justice criminal investigation for allegedly leaking classified national security information to the media …
 
 
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Fox News:
Firm behind anti-Trump dossier also worked for Russia, Senate witness says
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Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
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The Nation:
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Rachael Bade / Politico:
Pity Paul Ryan: Moderates adopt Freedom Caucus tactics
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Derek Hunter / Townhall.com:
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Steve Bannon has a shadow press office. It may violate federal law.
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Rep. Waters brings photo of Trump mocking disabled reporter to House floor
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ESPN:
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Joseph Menn / Reuters:
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