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Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Blumenthal: We're careening ‘toward a constitutional crisis’ … (D-Conn.) on Thursday warned that the country is heading toward a “constitutional crisis,” moments after President Trump attacked him for sharing Trump's Supreme Court nominee's concerns with the president's attacks on judges.
Discussion: Politico and Political Wire
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Louis Nelson / Politico:
Trump lashes out at Blumenthal for relaying Gorsuch's ‘disheartening’ comments  —  President Donald Trump attacked the military record of Sen. Richard Blumenthal Thursday morning, suggesting that the Connecticut lawmaker misrepresented his conversation with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch …
New York Sun:   The Gorsuch Gaffe
Ashley Killough / CNN:
Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch calls Trump's tweets ‘disheartening’
The Daily Beast:
Trump Pretends Gorsuch Didn't Say What He Said
Discussion: TheBlaze
Fernanda Santos / New York Times:
She Showed Up Yearly to Meet Immigration Agents.  Now They're Deporting Her.  —  PHOENIX — For eight years, Guadalupe García de Rayos had checked in at the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement office here, a requirement since she was caught using a fake Social Security number during …
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Nigel Duara / Los Angeles Times:
Longtime Phoenix resident in U.S. illegally detained in early display of Trump executive order's reach  —  An executive order by President Trump has expanded deportation priorities to include any immigrants in the country illegally who had been convicted of a criminal offense, regardless of its severity.
Discussion: Fox News and KTLA
Ryan Devereaux / The Intercept:
TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PREPARES TO EXECUTE “VICIOUS” EXECUTIVE ORDER ON DEPORTATIONS  —  Donald Trump's first executive order as president, signed on January 25, called for a series of dramatic new measures aimed at hardening the country's domestic immigration enforcement apparatus.
Olivia Nuzzi / New York Magazine:
Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus Want You to Know They Are Friends  —  “We're just finishing,” Steve Bannon told me.  “Reince is giving me my daily back massage.”  —  The two men burst into a fit of conspiratorial laughter.  —  “Off the record!”  Reince Priebus said.  —  “Off the record!”
Discussion: The Week
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Niall Stanage / The Hill:
Trump White House besieged by leaks
Discussion: Daily Wire
Breitbart:   Please join us Thursday evening on the Breitbart News Facebook page for an exclusive interview …
Louis Nelson / Politico:
Conway: ‘Completely false’ that White House can't fill communications director job
Discussion: The Hill and The Huffington Post
Eric Bradner / CNN:
Warren's moment galvanizes the left  — Warren had been debating the qualifications of her Senate colleague, Jeff Sessions, to be attorney general  —  Washington (CNN)Democrats searching for a new rallying cry might have Senate Republicans to thank for their newest line: “She persists.”
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Andrew Kaczynski / CNN:
Sen. Lindsey Graham: Silencing Sen. Elizabeth Warren ‘was long overdue’  — The Massachusetts senator on Tuesday was ruled to be in violation of Senate rules for impugning another senator.  —  (CNN)Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says the silencing of Sen. Elizabeth Warren on the Senate floor Tuesday was “long overdue.”
Jordain Carney / The Hill:
Senate confirms Sessions as attorney general
Jennifer Calfas / The Hill:
ACLU vows to sue Sessions if he violates Constitution as AG
Bloomberg:
Trump's Oval Office Tweets Force CEOs to Choose Fight or Flight  —  The president crossed a new line with Nordstrom attack  —  Starbucks, Apple, Alphabet criticized immigration order  —  President Donald Trump is injecting himself into the daily business of U.S. companies to an unprecedented extent …
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Isaac Arnsdorf / Politico:
Kellyanne Conway: 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff'  —  Kellyanne Conway used her platform Thursday to urge Americans to “go buy Ivanka's stuff,” potentially violating ethics rules of the executive branch.  —  Standing in the White House press briefing room, Conway, a counselor to the president …
Washington Post:
Conway may have broken key ethics rule by touting Ivanka Trump's products, experts say  —  President Trump's official counselor, Kellyanne Conway, may have broken a key ethics rule Thursday morning when she told TV audiences to “go buy Ivanka's stuff.”  —  Federal employees are banned …
Lissandra Villa / BuzzFeed:
Senators Are Pissed Their Constituents Can't Get Through As Phone Calls Flood The Senate  —  Just about everything Donald Trump has done since he became president has caused a deluge of calls for senators, resulting in concerns that their constituents can't get through to them.
Discussion: Political Wire
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Politico:
Trump: McCain 'doesn't know how to win anymore'
Discussion: ABC News
Jacob Sullum / Hit & Run:
Trump Does Not Know What Civil Forfeiture Is, but He Likes It  —  In a meeting with county sheriffs from around the country on Tuesday, President Trump jokingly (we hope!) threatened to “destroy [the] career” of a Texas legislator who proposed requiring the government to obtain a conviction …
Discussion: Washington Post
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Holly Yan / CNN:
Sean Spicer cites Atlanta terror attack that never happened  —  (CNN)Another high-profile Trump administration official has made statements about a terror attack that never occurred.  —  This time, it's Press Secretary Sean Spicer.  Three times in one week, Spicer alluded to a terror attack in Atlanta by someone from overseas.
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Berkeley Lovelace Jr / CNBC:
Twitter shares crater after ugly revenue miss, shockingly weak guidance  —  Twitter shares sank on Thursday after the social media company reported quarterly revenue that missed Wall Street's expectations, and issued guidance that fell far short of estimates.
Matt Taibbi / Rolling Stone:
The End of Facts in the Trump Era  —  If you connect with America's anger and paranoia, you can steamroll our most sacred institutions without ever having to tell the truth  —  The order floated down from the lunatic's castle late on a Friday.  No more visas of any kind from seven countries …
Paul Blumenthal / The Huffington Post:
Steve Bannon Believes The Apocalypse Is Coming And War Is Inevitable  —  Trump's top adviser thinks we're in “the great Fourth Turning in American history.”  —  Money in Politics Reporter, The Huffington Post  —  JM Rieger  —  Producer, The Huffington Post
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Apple iCloud Hoards ‘Deleted’ Browser History Going Back More Than A Year  —  If you think clearing your web browsing history on your iPhone or Mac is going to make your online habits permanently disappear, you'd be wrong.  Very wrong.  According to the CEO of Russian hacking tool creator Elcomsoft …
Discussion: The Verge
Lorraine Woellert / Politico:
Pence hires libertarian Calabria as chief economist  —  Vice President Mike Pence has hired Mark Calabria, a libertarian advocate of free markets, as his chief economist, according to a Pence spokesman.  —  Calabria was director of financial regulation studies at the Cato Institute …
Ian Bogost / The Atlantic:
The Myth of Apple's Great Design  —  Apple has great design is the biggest myth in technology today.  The latest victim of this ideology comes in the form a remarkable report on the late Steve Jobs's final project, still in production: a new, $5 billion Cupertino headquarters for Apple Inc.
Discussion: Refinery29
Gabriel Debenedetti / Politico:
Obama's party-building legacy splits Democrats  —  A painful Democratic rift over Barack Obama's political legacy is finally bursting into the open.  —  For years, the former president's popularity among Democrats stifled any public critiques of his stewardship of the party …
Discussion: Axios
 
 
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