Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
11:55 PM ET, March 14, 2017

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
The Daily Beast:
Report: Trump's 2005 Taxes Revealed  —  Donald Trump earned more than $150 million in the year 2005—and paid just a small percentage of that in regular federal income taxes.  Daily Beast contributor David Cay Johnston has obtained what appear to be the first two pages of Trump's 2005 federal …
RELATED:
Henry C. Jackson / Politico:
Trump made $150 million in 2005 and paid $38 million in federal taxes  —  The White House said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump paid $38 million in federal income taxes in 2005 — on $150 million in earnings — offering a small glimpse at the president's personal finances, which Trump has so far kept almost entirely private.
Discussion: ABC News, Axios and CANNONFIRE
Naomi Jagoda / The Hill:
WH releases Trump tax info ahead of MSNBC report
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Hot Air
Wall Street Journal:
Trump Tax Records Leaked to MSNBC, White House Confirms
Discussion: RedState
Christopher Ruddy / Newsmax:
Trump Should Ditch Freedom Caucus, Seek Bipartisan Plan  —  Trump ran on a platform of taking on Obamacare, but he should reject the current GOP plan.  —  A A  —  President Donald Trump should be applauded for courageously tackling the “disaster” - as he calls Obamacare - in his first major legislative effort.
RELATED:
Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Trump loyalists sound alarm over ‘RyanCare,’ endangering health bill  —  A simmering rebellion of conservative populists loyal to President Trump is further endangering the GOP health-care push, with a chorus of influential voices suspicious of the proposal warning the president to abandon it.
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
Close Trump friend says ditch Paul Ryan's plan and embrace universal health care  —  Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy calls for Medicaid for all.  —  A key Trump friend and ally is urging the president to dump Paul Ryan's Affordable Health Care Act and embrace something that sounds sort …
Discussion: TheBlaze
Greg Hinz / Chicago Business:
Roskam blinks on Ryancare
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
CNN:
Hill moderates take issue with GOP health care plan  —  GOP's health care bill: Winners and losers  —  (CNN)A devastating analysis from the Congressional Budget Office on the House GOP bill to repeal Obamacare has rattled moderates Republicans in the House, who are uneasy about the prospects …
Discussion: Hot Air and The Hill
RELATED:
Michael C. Bender / Wall Street Journal:
Steve Bannon and the Making of an Economic Nationalist  —  The controversial White House counselor says his father's 2008 financial trauma helped crystallize his antiglobalist views and led to a political hardening; 'I'm going to be totally wiped out'  —  Steve Bannon has played a lead role in honing Donald Trump's message.
Discussion: Mother Jones and Hullabaloo
Chris Massie / CNN:
Steve King: Blacks and Hispanics ‘will be fighting each other’ before overtaking whites in population  —  (CNN)Iowa Rep. Steve King said Monday that blacks and Hispanics “will be fighting each other” before overtaking whites in the US population.  —  King, a Republican …
RELATED:
Des Moines Register:
GOP needs to oppose King's re-election, not just King's words
CNN:
Senator: Comey to say whether FBI probing Russia, Trump campaign by Wednesday  —  Senator: Comey to go public on Russia probe  —  (CNN)Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said Tuesday that FBI Director James Comey promised to tell him Wednesday whether the FBI is investigating ties between Russia and the campaign of President Donald Trump.
Discussion: Politico, Mediaite and The Week
Alastair Gale / Wall Street Journal:
When the Children Crashed Dad's BBC Interview: The Family Speaks  —  In their first interview, Korea expert Robert Kelly and his wife Kim Jung-A describe the circumstances, chaos, and global reaction to their now-infamous home-office Skype catastrophe; ‘she was in a hippity-hoppity mood’
Eliana Johnson / Politico:
Trump rejects push to oust NSC aide  —  President Donald Trump has overruled a decision by his national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, to sideline a key intelligence operative who fell out of favor with some at the Central Intelligence Agency, two sources told POLITICO.
Bloomberg:
Scandal Fatigue and the Trump Ethical Swamp  —  Thanks to some fine work by two Bloomberg news reporters, David Kocieniewski and Caleb Melby, we now know that a major Chinese financial services firm may invest $4 billion in a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the family of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner.
Discussion: New York Times
RELATED:
New York Times:
Kushners, Trump In-Laws, Weigh $400 Million Deal With Chinese Firm
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Bloomberg
Foreign Policy:
Tillerson To U.N. Rights Council: Reform or We're Leaving  —  The Trump administration puts the human rights body on notice in a letter obtained by FP.  —  The Trump administration is threatening a withdrawal from the U.N. Human Rights Council if it does not undertake “considerable reform …
Peter Beinart / The Atlantic:
Breaking Faith  —  Over the past decade, pollsters charted something remarkable: Americans—long known for their piety—were fleeing organized religion in increasing numbers.  The vast majority still believed in God.  But the share that rejected any religious affiliation was growing fast …
Lachlan Markay / The Daily Beast:
Monica Crowley Lost White House Job, Now She's Got One With Pro-Russian Oligarch  —  A would-be Trump White House appointee who withdrew in the face of plagiarism allegations is now lobbying on behalf of a Ukrainian oligarch who has recently advocated greater concessions to the Russian government, according to newly filed documents.
Damian Paletta / Washington Post:
Trump picks another Goldman banker for senior post, in sharp break from campaign bashing  —  President Trump on Tuesday said he planned to nominate Goldman Sachs managing director James Donovan to serve as deputy treasury secretary, selecting his fifth Goldman veteran to a senior role in his administration.
Discussion: Political Wire
Craig Whitlock / Washington Post:
Admiral, seven others charged with corruption in new ‘Fat Leonard’ indictment  —  The Justice Department unsealed a fresh indictment Tuesday charging eight current and former Navy officials — including an admiral — with corruption and other crimes in the “Fat Leonard” bribery case …
Daily Express:
Dutch election polls LIVE: Updates as Geert Wilders takes on Mark Rutte in Netherlands  —  AS Geert Wilders' election campaign enters its very final hours, here are all the latest updates, polls and breaking news from the Netherlands.  —  Up to 13 million Dutch people are getting ready …
RELATED:
Eddie Buckle / Bloomberg:
Wilders Party Slumps in Shock Dutch Poll on Eve of Election
Discussion: NPR
John Nolte / Daily Wire:
BOMBSHELL: Fox News Sources Say Obama Used Brits To Spy On Donald Trump  —  While the American Intelligence Community (IC) plays “not us” when it comes to claims that the Obama Administration spied on President Trump (when he was both a candidate and President-elect), Fox News has learned …
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Defense Secretary Mattis withdraws Patterson as choice for undersecretary for policy  —  Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has withdrawn retired senior diplomat Anne W. Patterson as his choice for undersecretary for policy after the White House indicated unwillingness to fight what it said would be a battle for Senate confirmation.
Discussion: Salon and The Daily Caller
New York Times:
Prerequisite for Key White House Posts: Loyalty, Not Experience  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump's point man on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations is a longtime Trump Organization lawyer with no government or diplomatic experience.  His liaison to African-American leaders is a former reality-TV villain …
Discussion: Death and Taxes
Jennifer A Dlouhy / Bloomberg:
Trump to Drop Climate Change From Environmental Reviews, Source Says  —  Directive to reverse Obama-era mandate for agency actions  —  Clean Power Plan, methane rules and coal halt also addressed  —  President Donald Trump is set to sign a sweeping directive to dramatically shrink …
Jamie Lovegrove / Dallas Morning News:
Watch: Texas congressman tells rowdy town hall attendee to ‘shut up’  —  WASHINGTON — Facing an earful from angry constituents at a town hall this weekend, Rep. Joe Barton at one point told a loud attendee to “shut up” — setting off even more heated reactions.
Katherine Timpf / National Review:
High-School Kids Slammed for Wearing USA-Themed Attire to a Basketball Game  —  The Iowa students apologized for causing offense.  —  Students at Valley High School in Iowa wore USA-themed gear during a basketball game — and fans of the opposing team, Des Moines North High School, are saying that was offensive.
Discussion: Daily Wire, Hot Air and Geller Report
Cara McGoogan / Telegraph:
This creepy facial recognition app lets users find strangers on Facebook by taking their picture  —  A facial recognition app that can identify strangers from a photograph has been created by a British entrepreneur.  —  Facezam can identify people by matching a photo of them with their Facebook profile.
Discussion: BGR
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 11:55 PM ET, March 14, 2017.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Seth Borenstein / Associated Press:
WEATHER SERVICE DECIDED LAST MINUTE NOT TO CUT SNOW FORECAST
Associated Press:
US government says new travel ban ‘substantially different’
Discussion: Politico
The Nation:
Fear of Diversity Made People More Likely to Vote Trump
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
DREAMer Should Not Be Released While Detention Challenge Proceeds, Judge Recommends
Discussion: Josh Blackman's Blog
Carolyn Y. Johnson / Washington Post:
The GOP health bill would create more insurance plans that Trump called ‘practically useless’
 Earlier Items: 
Axios:
Exclusive: even deeper cuts being discussed for EPA
Kevin D. Williamson / National Review:
Mandates Are Government Benefits in Disguise
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
Schools want out of Michelle Obama's lunch rules, kids say ‘Yuck’
Daniel Strauss / Politico:
Why Trump's prosecutor purge could haunt the GOP
Discussion: Above the Law
Maxwell Tani / Business Insider:
As an expert witness for Whole Foods, Kellyanne Conway gave testimony that was deemed 'fundamentally …
Discussion: Raw Story
Hugh Hewitt / The Hugh Hewitt Show:
Senator Tom Cotton On The CBO Score and AHCA