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11:05 AM ET, January 12, 2018

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Josh Dawsey / Washington Post:
Trump attacks protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries in Oval Office meeting  —  President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they floated restoring protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part …
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Adam Edelman / NBC News:
Trump denies Haiti slur amid fallout from ‘shithole’ comment  —  President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to deny he insulted Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries” but admitted he used “tough” language during a discussion about an immigration deal with lawmakers.
New York Times:
Trump Alarms Lawmakers With Disparaging Words for Haiti and Africa  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and African countries, demanding to know at a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from …
Christina Wilkie / CNBC:
Mar-a-Lago, Trump's exclusive club, reportedly hires more of its seasonal foreign workers from Haiti than it does from nearly any other country  — President Donald Trump reportedly stunned lawmakers Thursday when he asked, “Why do we need more Haitians” in the United States
Joe Scarborough / Washington Post:
There is nothing ‘professional’ about this president  —  The past seven days have matched some of the Trump era's most frantic and maniacal weeks.  Washington headlines have been driven by Michael Wolff's Swampland confessional, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, ” …
Discussion: Townhall.com and CNN
Henrik Pryser Libell / New York Times:   From Norway to Haiti, Trump's Comments Stir Fresh Outrage
NBC News:
Trump referred to Haiti and African countries as ‘shithole’ nations
Paola Chavez / ABC News:
Trump defends ‘tough’ language used in DACA meeting after ‘s—hole countries’ comment
Discussion: RedState, IJR, CNBC and Politico
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Daniel Lippman / Politico:
JUST when you thought things were calming, TRUMP's THURS was wild from wire to wire — POTUS says he won't go to UK embassy opening because of bad Obama deal, but BUSH cut the deal — DINA POWELL's going away party  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  A HEADLINE TRUMP WON'T LIKE — “Obama …
Wall Street Journal:
Donald Trump Signals Openness to North Korea Diplomacy in Interview  —  President cites a positive relationship with nation's leader; also accuses Steve Bannon of betrayal  —  WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump suggested he has developed a positive relationship with North Korea's leader despite …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
David Brooks Picked a Bad Week to Say Trump ‘Runs a Normal, Good Meeting’
Discussion: Fox News
Mark Landler / New York Times:
Trump Is Expected to Stop Short of Reimposing Strict Sanctions on Iran
Discussion: The Guardian, Washington Post and Axios
Thomas Frank / BuzzFeed:
Secret Money: How Trump Made Millions Selling Condos To Unknown Buyers  —  A BuzzFeed News review of every sale of a Trump-branded condominium in the United States provides the first comprehensive look at how many went to unidentified buyers who paid cash, an indication of possible money laundering.
Discussion: Political Wire
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Obama: Presidents need to watch their behavior  —  Barack Obama's advice on the presidency: Watch your behavior — because everyone else is watching it, and taking cues from it.  —  “One of the things that Michelle figured out, in some ways faster than I did — was part of your ability …
Discussion: Axios and Washington Free Beacon
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Judy Kurtz / The Hill:
John Lewis: Trump administration ‘is a major setback’ for the nation, world
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Matt Wilstein / The Daily Beast:   Obama to Letterman: No Sense of ‘Relief’ After Turning Presidency Over to Trump
Heather Stewart / The Guardian:
Donald Trump visit to London called off amid fears of mass protests  —  President will not now open new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his place … Donald Trump has backed off the idea of visiting Britain next month to open the new US embassy in London amid fears of mass protests.
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David Leonhardt / New York Times:
Time to Say It: Trump Is a Racist  —  When it comes to President Trump and race, there is a predictable cycle.  He makes a remark that seems racist, and people engage in an extended debate about whether he is personally racist.  His critics say he is.  His defenders argue for an interpretation …
Mark Zuckerberg:
One of our big focus areas for 2018 is making sure the time we all spend on Facebook is time well spent.  —  We built Facebook to help people stay connected and bring us closer together with the people that matter to us.  That's why we've always put friends and family at the core of the experience.
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Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Facebook drastically changes News Feed to make it “good for people” (and bad for most publishers)
Josh Delk / The Hill:
Hoyer calls Pelosi's ‘five white guys’ remark offensive  —  (Md.) on Thursday blasted Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi  —  's (D-Calif.) remarks about white men working on an immigration agreement as “offensive.”  —  “The five white guys I call them, you know,” Pelosi said …
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Max Greenwood / The Hill:
Experts call for Trump physical to include mental health exam  —  More than 70 psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health professionals are urging President Trump  —  's physician to examine the president's mental health when he conducts a routine physical on Friday, according to a Politico report.
Discussion: RedState and Politico
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Tanya Basu / The Daily Beast:
Will President Trump's Physical Show That He's Obese?
Discussion: Axios, NBC News and Vox
Saleha Mohsin / Bloomberg:
Russia's Oligarchs Brace for U.S. Report Listing Putin Friends  —  Congress gave Jan. 29 deadline for Treasury to submit list  —  List does not impose sanctions, parts may remain classified  —  The U.S. Treasury Department is finishing its first official list of “oligarchs” …
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New York Times:
Some Assembly Required  —  In The New York Times Book Review, Michael Bierut reviews Alexander Langlands's “Craeft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts.”  Bierut writes:  —  In “Craeft,” Langlands neither jumps aboard the homemade bandwagon nor stands athwart it.
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
Arizona's already very complicated Senate race, explained  —  Martha McSally hops into a crowded field.  —  On Friday, Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), the first woman combat pilot in American history, will make a grand entrance into the race for Arizona's open Senate seat in 2018 by flying a vintage World War II plane over the state.
Discussion: Axios, CNN and ThinkProgress
James Hohmann / Washington Post:
The Daily 202: Trump has no nominees for 245 important jobs, including an ambassador to South Korea  —  THE BIG IDEA: The Winter Olympics begin one month from today in South Korea, and American officials are reportedly contemplating a “bloody nose” strike on nuclear North Korea …
New Yorker:
Carrier Employees, Soon to Be Laid Off, Feel Betrayed by Donald Trump  —  Last night, at Sully's Bar & Grill, which sits across the street from the Carrier Corporation's furnace plant, on the west side of Indianapolis, and serves as the de-facto company bar, two of Carrier's soon …
Matt Labash / Weekly Standard:
The Book That Ate Washington  —  Here's what happens when you let a Wolff loose in the West Wing  —  Like any dutiful Washington swamp creature, I've spent the last few days holed up with Fire and Fury.  Which is not, if you've been in news-cycle hibernation, the new fragrance from Ivanka.
 
 
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Katelyn Polantz / CNN:
Judge to review Comey memos before deciding whether to release to media outlets
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Cara Anna / Associated Press:
Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention
Discussion: Politico and Associated Press
Linda Qiu / New York Times:
These Claims About ‘Chain Migration’ Are Not Accurate
Jenny Hill / BBC:
Germany coalition talks: Merkel welcomes breakthrough
Discussion: Axios and NPR
Jonathan Alter / The Daily Beast:
It's Time to Censure Trump for ‘Conduct Unbecoming’ of a President
Washington Post:
Trump's ‘ping-pong’ on surveillance law sets off a 101-minute scramble
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Ex-Google Employee's Memo Says Executives Shut Down Pro-Diversity Discussions
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
Who's Senile?  —  The Democrats are hysterically shrieking …
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Oliver Willis / Shareblue Media:
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David Dayen / The Intercept:
Behind the Duck: Former Aflac Employees Allege Fraud and Abuse in Nearly Every Aspect of Company
Discussion: FiveThirtyEight