Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:05 AM ET, March 15, 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:
Naomi Jagoda / The Hill:
WH releases Trump tax info ahead of MSNBC report  —  The White House on Tuesday night preemptively released some details of President Trump's income and taxes he paid in 2005 as MSNBC teased leaked documents ahead of an evening broadcast.  —  Trump reported $150 million in income …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Hot Air
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
Wall Street Journal:
Trump Tax Records Leaked to MSNBC, White House Confirms
Discussion: RedState
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.
RELATED:
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.
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 …
Greg Hinz / Chicago Business:
Roskam blinks on Ryancare
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
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
Katie Leslie / Dallas Morning News:
Sen. Ted Cruz: Forecast for rising premiums ‘most troubling aspect’ of scathing CBO health care report  —  WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz is weighing in on the Congressional Budget Office's damning assessment of the GOP's health care bill, telling reporters the “most troubling aspect” …
RELATED:
Carolyn Y. Johnson / Washington Post:
The GOP health bill would create more insurance plans that Trump called ‘practically useless’
Victoria McGrane GLOBE / BostonGlobe.com:
24 million could lose insurance, report says, dealing GOP a blow
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
RELATED:
Julie Hirschfeld Davis / New York Times:
Trump Spokesman Is ‘Very Confident’ Wiretapping Evidence Will Emerge
Discussion: Political Wire
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’
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
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.
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 …
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: ThinkProgress and New York Times
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Seth Borenstein / Associated Press:
WEATHER SERVICE DECIDED LAST MINUTE NOT TO CUT SNOW FORECAST  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Before the first snow fell, federal meteorologists realized there was a good chance the late-winter storm wasn't going to produce giant snow totals in big Northeast cities as predicted.
CNN:
Justice to announce charges in Yahoo account hack  — The DOJ and San Francisco FBI office have both scheduled news conferences for tomorrow on undisclosed topics  —  Washington (CNN)The Department of Justice is set to make the formal announcement of charges tomorrow against hackers …
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
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
The Original Lie About Obamacare  —  You hear it from Republicans, pundits and even some Democrats.  It's often said in a tone of regret: I wish Obama had done health reform in a bipartisan way, rather than jamming through a partisan bill.  —  The lament seems to have the ring of truth …
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
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
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:05 AM ET, March 15, 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: 
Cara McGoogan / Telegraph:
This creepy facial recognition app lets users find strangers on Facebook by taking their picture
Discussion: BGR
Associated Press:
US government says new travel ban ‘substantially different’
Discussion: Politico
The Nation:
Fear of Diversity Made People More Likely to Vote Trump
Axios:
Exclusive: even deeper cuts being discussed for EPA
Jennifer A Dlouhy / Bloomberg:
Trump to Drop Climate Change From Environmental Reviews, Source Says
 Earlier Items: 
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Defense Secretary Mattis withdraws Patterson as choice for undersecretary for policy
Discussion: Salon and The Daily Caller
CNN:
Hill moderates take issue with GOP health care plan
Discussion: Hot Air and The Hill
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
Schools want out of Michelle Obama's lunch rules, kids say ‘Yuck’
Tess Townsend / Recode:
Google's Allo app can reveal to your friends what you've searched
Hugh Hewitt / The Hugh Hewitt Show:
Senator Tom Cotton On The CBO Score and AHCA
Jamie Lovegrove / Dallas Morning News:
Watch: Texas congressman tells rowdy town hall attendee to ‘shut up’