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2:40 PM ET, April 25, 2017


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White House denies House investigation request for Flynn documents  —  What you need to know about Michael Flynn  —  (CNN)The White House declined Tuesday to provide documents related to President Donald Trump's former national security adviser that the panel investigating Michael Flynn had requested …
Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:
Flynn likely broke the law by failing to disclose foreign payments, House Oversight leaders say  —  Former national security adviser Michael Flynn likely broke the law by failing to disclose foreign income he earned from Russia and Turkey, the heads of the House Oversight Committee said Tuesday.
Katie Bo Williams / The Hill:
White House rejects Oversight request for Flynn documents
Discussion: Towleroad and RedState
Austin Wright / Politico:
Lawmakers: Flynn likely broke law in not revealing Russia payments
Discussion: Occupy Democrats and Hot Air
Emmarie Huetteman / New York Times:
White House Refuses to Turn Over Flynn Documents to House Inquiry
Discussion: Refinery29
Annie Karni / Politico:
Ivanka Trump gets booed, hissed at during Berlin event  —  BERLIN — Ivanka Trump arrived in Berlin on Tuesday morning armed with facts and figures to recite at what was expected to be a highbrow international summit to discuss women's entrepreneurship, alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
German crowd hisses, boos at Ivanka when she defends her dad  —  (CNN)Ivanka Trump defended her father at a women's panel in Berlin Tuesday after attendees hissed and booed when she attempted to champion her father's commitment to women's issues.  —  The event opened with the first daughter explaining her role in the White House.
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Ivanka Trump booed at women's panel in Germany  —  Ivanka Trump faced a tough audience Tuesday after calling her father a “tremendous champion of supporting families” during a women's panel in Germany.  —  The first daughter spoke about about her father's attitude toward women …
Chad Kiewiet De Jonge / ABC News:
Only 37 percent say Trump should repeal and replace Obamacare: Poll  —  As President Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress gear up for another attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare, an ABC News/Washington Post poll finds broad public preference for keeping and improving it …
Amy Goldstein / Washington Post:
Public pans Republicans' latest approach to replacing Affordable Care Act  —  In strategy and substance, the American public disagrees with the course that President Trump and congressional Republicans are pursuing to replace the Affordable Care Act with conservative policies, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Rebecca Ballhaus / Wall Street Journal:
Americans Back Immigration and Trade at Record Levels  —  Poll suggests backlash to Trump administration policies  —  Americans' support for immigration and free trade hit record highs in a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey, just three months after the inauguration of a president who pledged to curtail both.
Discussion: Political Wire and Daily Kos
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
This new poll shows Trump may be making Obamacare more popular, not less
Discussion: Politico, CNN and NBC News
Harvard University:
Harvard IOP Spring 17 Poll
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Conservative media figures disappointed with Trump meeting  —  Some conservative media figures invited to an exclusive event with President Trump Monday night left the White House frustrated and complaining that Trump's staff had intentionally sought to limit what they could report out of the meeting.
Katherine Faulders / ABC News:
White House backtracks after Trump opens the door to delaying funding for border wall
Discussion: Daily Kos
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
White House ‘confident’ of averting shutdown as Trump shows flexibility on wall
Wall Street Journal:
Trump Willing to Hold Off on Border-Wall Funding
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Tucker Doherty / Politico:
The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think  —  How did big media miss the Donald Trump swell?  News organizations old and new, large and small, print and online, broadcast and cable assigned phalanxes of reporters armed with the most sophisticated polling data and analysis to cover the presidential campaign.
Joe Concha / The Hill:
O'Reilly: Fans will be ‘shaken’ when truth comes out about Fox exit  —  Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly said he is “sad” that he's not on television anymore and admitted Monday evening he's “very surprised how it all turned out” regarding his split with his network home of more than 20 years.
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Hannity: Liberal ‘fascism’ trying to silence every conservative voice
Discussion: RedState
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
Obama's $400,000 Wall Street speaking fee will undermine everything he believes in  —  To fight the rising tide of populism, mainstream leaders need to raise their ethical game.  —  Former President Barack Obama's decision to accept a $400,000 fee to speak at a health care conference organized …
New York Times:
As North Korea Speeds Its Nuclear Program, U.S. Fears Time Will Run Out  —  WASHINGTON — Behind the Trump administration's sudden urgency in dealing with the North Korean nuclear crisis lies a stark calculus: a growing body of expert studies and classified intelligence reports that conclude …
U.S., North Korea Flex Military Muscles as Tensions Simmer
Victor Davis Hanson / National Review:
Nukes + Nuttiness = Neanderthal Deterrence
Discussion: CNBC
First on CNN: Ex-Christie aide joins Cuomo as new chief of staff  —  (CNN)A former top aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is crossing party lines and the Hudson River to become New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new chief of staff.  —  Maria Comella confirmed to CNN in an exclusive interview …
Discussion: Politico and Political Wire
Bonnie Bacarisse / The Daily Beast:
The Republican Lawmaker Who Secretly Created Reddit's Women-Hating ‘Red Pill’  —  Last November, voters in New Hampshire's Lakes Region re-elected to the state House of Representatives a man who appears to be one of the secret architects of the Internet's misogynistic “Manosphere.”
Discussion: Raw Story
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Wikipedia founder to fight fake news with new Wikitribune site  —  Crowdfunded online publication from Jimmy Wales will pair paid journalists with army of volunteer contributors … Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, is launching a new online publication which will aim to fight fake news …
Discussion: Vox Popoli
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales launches Wikitribune, a large-scale attempt to combat fake news
Nancy LeTourneau / Washington Monthly:
Another Way to Understand the Divide: Migration  —  Anyone who pays attention to politics is going to get flooded with various takes on how to slice and dice the electorate in order to explain past elections and predict those that are to come.  But what I've noticed is that we tend to fall …
Lucas Tomlinson / Fox News:
Turkish jets bomb US-backed forces in Iraq, Syria, US officials say  —  More than 30 U.S.-backed Syrian and Iraqi Kurdish fighters were killed in a series of airstrikes carried out by Turkish jets on Monday, two American defense officials confirmed to Fox News.  —  Dozens of fighters were also wounded in the strikes.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Trump Slaps Duty on Canada Lumber, Intensifying Trade Fight  —  Step will raise cost of home-building, mattress box springs  —  Canada vows to fight back against 'unfair" import duties  —  U.S. President Donald Trump intensified a trade dispute with Canada, slapping tariffs of up to 24 percent …
Trend Micro:
From Espionage to Cyber Propaganda: Pawn Storm's Activities over the Past Two Years  —  Pawn Storm—also known as Sednit, Fancy Bear, APT28, Sofacy, and STRONTIUM—is an active cyber espionage organization that has been very aggressive and ambitious in recent years.
Discussion: Axios and AOL
Eli Lake / Bloomberg:
At 100 Days, Trump's No Russian Stooge or Fascist  —  Before Donald Trump won the election in November we were warned: He is a Russian stooge.  He is a fascist.  He will upend the protocols and traditions that make governing possible.  This is not normal.
Mark Joseph Stern / Slate:
Republican Judge Resigns to Protest North Carolina GOP's Attack on Courts  —  The battle between North Carolina's Republican-dominated General Assembly and its Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has centered, in large part, around the judiciary.  The GOP knows that many of its efforts to consolidate power …
Discussion: Occupy Democrats
Jacob Carpenter / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Prosecutors: Inmate's water cut off for 7 days before his death in the Milwaukee County Jail  —  An inquest has been ordered following the April 2016 dehydration death of Milwaukee County Jail inmate Terrill Thomas.  Here's how an inquest works, and how the only other Milwaukee County inquest in the past decade ended.
Gerald F. Seib / Wall Street Journal:
How an Alternative Donald Trump Opening Act Might Have Unfolded  —  The president could have taken advantage of the fact he isn't an ideological conservative or traditional Republican, but a centrist  —  Let's imagine an alternative opening act to the Trump presidency.
Eliza Collins / USA Today:
Republicans in Congress push for religious liberty executive order  —  WASHINGTON — Dozens of Republican lawmakers are asking President Trump to scale back Obama-era protections for gays and lesbians in order to make good on a campaign promise to protect religious liberty.
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Christina Wilkie / The Huffington Post:
Trump Inauguration Admits Errors, Vows To Correct Numerous Faulty Donor Records
Fox News:
Fracking isn't contaminating groundwater, study finds
Discussion: Hot Air
Patrick McGreevy / Los Angeles Times:
Anticipating a shift to the right in the courts, the NRA begins its attack on gun controls in California
Discussion: CBS Sacramento
Channel NewsAsia:
Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live
Ben White / Politico:
Trump expected to include Democrat-friendly spending in tax plan
Discussion: Axios and Associated Press
Josh Mitchell / Wall Street Journal:
The U.S. Makes It Easy for Parents to Get College Loans—Repaying Them Is Another Story
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Eerie tech promises to copy anyone's voice from just 1 minute of audio
Discussion: The Verge
Nelson D. Schwartz / New York Times:
Middle Class Contracted in U.S. Over 2 Decades, Study Finds
Discussion: Pew Research Center
 Earlier Items: 
Aaron Klein / Breitbart:
EXCLUSIVE - Clinton Sex Accusers Slam ‘Hypocritical’ Media over Bill O'Reilly Coverage
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Can Facebook Fix Its Own Worst Bug?
Derek Hawkins / Washington Post:
Chobani sues Alex Jones, saying he falsely linked company to child rape, tuberculosis
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: Trump's tax plan …
Rick Seltzer / Inside Higher Ed:
What Comes After Whittier Shutdown?
Discussion: TaxProf Blog and Above the Law
Isaac Arnsdorf / Politico:
Flynn's Turkish lobbying linked to Russia
Bob Van Voris / Bloomberg:
Tantaros Adds to Fox Fight With Claim of ‘Sockpuppet’ Attack