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10:00 PM ET, July 19, 2017


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New York Times:
In Interview, Trump Expresses Anger at Sessions and Comey, and Warns Mueller  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that he never would have appointed Attorney General Jeff Sessions had he known Mr. Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation that has dogged …
New York Times:
Excerpts From The Times's Interview With Trump  —  President Trump spoke on Wednesday with three New York Times reporters — Peter Baker, Michael S. Schmidt and Maggie Haberman — in an exclusive interview in the Oval Office.  Also in attendance was Hope Hicks, a White House spokeswoman.
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
GOP health care holdouts to meet tonight to work it out  —  All of the Republican senators who oppose the Senate health care bill are meeting tonight to work out their differences — after being told by President Trump this afternoon that they need to work late into the night to get a deal.
White House dispatches former campaign aides to help revive health care push  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  Washington (CNN)Senate Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare were quickly sinking on Tuesday after one-too-many Republican senators voiced their opposition to the legislation being pushed by GOP leaders.
Jennifer Haberkorn / Politico:
Key Senate Republicans to meet and try to revive health bill
Fox News:
Fox News Poll: 74 percent want GOP to reach out to Democrats on health care
Discussion: Political Wire and Politicus USA
Caitlin Owens / Axios:   Senate Republicans don't know what they're voting on next week
Jennifer Bendery / HuffPost:
The Senate Is About To Confirm A Federal Judge Who Compared Abortion To Slavery
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
Trump ends covert CIA program to arm anti-Assad rebels in Syria, a move sought by Moscow  —  President Trump has decided to end the CIA's covert program to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels battling the government of Bashar al-Assad, a move long sought by Russia, according to U.S. officials.
CBO's Publications:
H.R. 1628, Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act of 2017  —  CBO and JCT estimate that enacting this legislation would reduce federal deficits by $473 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of people who are uninsured by 32 million in 2026 relative to current law.
CBO: Obamacare repeal bill would raise number of uninsured by 27 million by 2020
Discussion: NPR and Joe.My.God.
Max Greenwood / The Hill:
John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer  —  DON'T MISS A BRIEF.  SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY EMAIL.
Washington Post:
Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer  —  The office for the 80-year-old McCain, the Republican nominee for president in 2008 and a U.S. senator representing Arizona since 1987, released a statement from the Mayo Clinic announcing that, after undergoing a procedure to remove a blood clot …
Mike McIntire / New York Times:
Manafort Was in Debt to Pro-Russia Interests, Cyprus Records Show  —  Financial records filed last year in the secretive tax haven of Cyprus, where Paul J. Manafort kept bank accounts during his years working in Ukraine and investing with a Russian oligarch, indicate that he had been in debt …
New York Times:
Big German Bank, Key to Trump's Finances, Faces New Scrutiny  —  During the presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump pointed to his relationship with Deutsche Bank to counter reports that big banks were skeptical of doing business with him.  —  After a string of bankruptcies in his casino …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
John Santucci / ABC News:
Jared Kushner to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Monday  —  White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has agreed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into Russian election meddling on Monday, July 24, ABC News has learned.
Gabriel Schoenfeld / USA Today:
Donald Trump Jr. and the whiff of treason: Morally, he's in deep.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Nico Hines / The Daily Beast:
GOP Lawmaker Got Direction From Moscow, Took It Back to D.C. … Members of the team of Russians who secured a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner also attempted to stage a show trial of anti-Putin campaigner Bill Browder on Capitol Hill.
Brad Reed / Raw Story:   Bombshell report: Kremlin directed GOP congressman to stage pro-Putin ‘show trial’ on the House floor
The Intercept:
U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel  —  The criminalization of political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the west.  In France, activists have been arrested and prosecuted for wearing t-shirts advocating a boycott of Israel.
Joel Clement / Washington Post:
I'm a scientist.  I'm blowing the whistle on the Trump administration.  —  Joel Clement was director of the Office of Policy Analysis at the U.S. Interior Department until last week.  He is now a senior adviser at the department's Office of Natural Resources Revenue.  —  I am not a member of the deep state.
Discussion: Shadowproof
Callum Borchers / Washington Post:
A reporter broke White House rules by streaming live audio of an off-camera briefing  —  It was only a matter of time.  —  At every White House news briefing since June 29 — and many before, too — President Trump's spokesmen have ordered a room full of smartphone-toting journalists …
Associated Press:
Trump declines invitation to speak at NAACP convention
Discussion: Politico
Indianapolis Star:
Carrier lays off first 300 employees on 6-month anniversary of Trump's presidency  —  President-elect Donald Trump gave one number on the amount of jobs that would be saved and a union president, another.  So which is it?  Nate Chute/IndyStar  —  CONNECT
Discussion: RedState, Shareblue and The Week
New Jersey Online:
Criticize Trump at your peril, Republican candidates.  Just ask Kim Guadagno.  —  Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno.  —  NJ Advance Media for  —  TRENTON — Already trailing badly in the polls, Republican New Jersey governor candidate Kim Guadagno has been hit with another devastating 1-2 punch …
Mike Hayes / BuzzFeed:
This Shocking Video Appears To Show Baltimore Police Planting Drugs At A Crime Scene  —  The defendant charged in the case involving the drugs shown in the video was scheduled to go to trial this week.  The case has been dropped.  —  Shocking footage from a Baltimore police officer's body …
Discussion: WBFF-TV, Vox, Fusion and theGrio
Haley Byrd / IJR:
Mulvaney to Insurers on Trump Plans if Health Bill Fails: 'You Probably Won't Like It That Much'  —  Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told attendees of a Bloomberg Government dinner Tuesday night that a long-term commitment from the Trump administration …
Jacey Fortin / New York Times:
A 9-Year-Old Tripped, Fell and Discovered a Million-Year-Old Fossil  —  Jude Sparks was only 9 years old when he made a remarkable paleontological discovery.  —  While out for a walk with his family in Las Cruces, N.M., in November, Jude had been running to hide from his younger brothers when he tripped and fell.
Discussion: Fox News
Anna Merlan / Jezebel:
A Woman in R. Kelly's Inner Circle Describes Sexual Coercion and Control: 'It's Like Stockholm Syndrome'  —  Singer R. Kelly claimed to have “raised” one of his teenage sexual conscripts since the age of “14 or 15,” according to a sometime member of his entourage who spoke to Jezebel about life inside the singer's inner circle.
Lia Eustachewich / New York Post:
Masturbating and a cookie could cost O.J. his parole  —  O.J. Simpson during his 2013 hearing.  —  Getty Images … O.J. Simpson's parole bid could be derailed because he was caught masturbating in his cell, a federal lockup no-no, according to a new report Wednesday — but another media outlet immediately debunked the claim.
Discussion:, The Root and Joe.My.God.
Jeet Heer / New Republic:
The Dirtbag Left and the Problem of Dominance Politics  —  Trump insulted his way to the White House.  Now, Chapo Trap House is trying to insult Democrats into moving left—a strategy that's doomed to fail.  —  On a recent episode of the popular podcast Chapo Trap House …
Discussion: New York Magazine
Susan Ferrechio / Washington Examiner:
HHS analysis finds Cruz amendment lowers premiums, boosts enrollment  —  Sen. Ted Cruz plans to unveil to Senators at a White House meeting on Wednesday an analysis from the Department of Health and Human Services showing his healthcare Consumer Freedom amendment would lower costs …
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Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: Killer cop says he shot Justine Damond because he was ‘startled’ …
Discussion: Power Line and Geller Report
Ben Shapiro / Daily Wire:
UC Berkeley BLOCKS Shapiro Event At University On September 14. Shapiro Vows To Fight Back.
Discussion: Mediaite
Ben Bradley / WGN-TV:
WGN obtains booking photo of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert
Discussion: Political Wire
Jamie McIntyre / Washington Examiner:
Exclusive: Trump to nominate Mark Esper as Army secretary
 Earlier Items: 
Kyle Smith / National Review:
The Left's ‘Hamburger Problem’ Is Not Going Away
Discussion: The Resurgent
Lisa Rein / Washington Post:
Postal Service broke law in pushing time off for workers to campaign for Clinton, investigation finds
Discussion: Political Wire
Kelly Swanson / Vox:
A new poll finds even Trump supporters are wavering on his scandals
Erick Erickson / The Resurgent:
It Has Only Been Six Months Since Trump Became President. Feels Like an Eternity.
The Guardian:
Poland may be stripped of EU voting rights over judicial independence
Discussion: Associated Press and The Week
McKay Coppins / The Atlantic:
What Congressional Republicans Really Think About Trump and Russia
Discussion: New York Magazine and Raw Story