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9:20 PM ET, February 17, 2018


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Alexander Burns / New York Times:
Prominent Republican Donor Issues Ultimatum on Assault Weapons  —  A prominent Republican political donor demanded on Saturday that the party pass legislation to restrict access to guns, and vowed not to contribute to any candidates or electioneering groups that did not support a ban on the sale of military-style firearms to civilians.
David Ferguson / Raw Story:
Trumps went straight from Parkland to Studio 54- themed ‘disco party’ at Mar-a-Lago: report  —  President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump didn't spend overlong pondering the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday night, according to
Discussion: Mediaite and Politicus USA
Caleb Parke / Fox News:
Florida Teacher of the Year's gun violence post goes viral after school shooting  —  A Teacher of the Year at a Florida middle school posted a Facebook message that has since gone viral saying parents need to “step up” when it comes to their kids' behavior.  —  “Okay, I'll be the bad guy …
Discussion: The Right Scoop, DEARLY and TheBlaze
Caroline Orr / Shareblue Media:   Florida GOP in crisis as major donor threatens to pull money over guns
CNN:   CNN announces town hall with students, parents affected by Florida school shooting
ABC News:
Florida teen who survived shooting massacre rallies passionate crowd, 'It's time for victims' to change gun laws
Paula McMahon / Sun-Sentinel:
Nikolas Cruz was investigated after cutting himself on Snapchat, state report shows
Discussion: New York Times
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
The students at Florida's Douglas High are amazing communicators. That could save lives.
Discussion: New Yorker, Politico, ThinkProgress and CNN
Fox News Insider:
Florida School Shooting: Sheriff Judd Says Teachers Should Carry Guns to Prevent Violence
Discussion: The Right Scoop and IJR
Los Angeles Times:   Horrified Florida students beg the adults: Please, do something about guns
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Trump's Conspicuous Silence Leaves a Struggle Against Russia Without a Leader  —  WASHINGTON — After more than a dozen Russians and three companies were indicted on Friday for interfering in the 2016 elections, President Trump's first reaction was to claim personal vindication …
Sophie Tatum / CNN:
McMaster: Evidence of Russian meddling is ‘now really incontrovertible’  —  McMaster responds to Russian indictments  —  Washington (CNN)Evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is “now really incontrovertible,” White House National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said Saturday.
New York Times:
To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook  —  SAN FRANCISCO — In 2014, Russians working for a shadowy firm called the Internet Research Agency started gathering American followers in online groups focused on issues like religion and immigration.
Michael Goodwin / New York Post:
Russian indictments prove Trump won fair and square
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Mueller's new indictments put the pressure on Trump to act
Discussion: Breitbart and The Stranger …
‘Something was weird’: Inside the Russian effort to bamboozle Florida
Fiona Maxwell / Politico:
McMaster: ‘Incontrovertible’ evidence of Russian interference in election
Discussion: New York Magazine
Bob Bauer / Just Security:
The Charging Mystery in the Russia Indictments—And Its Indication of What Comes Next in the Mueller Investigation  —  The special counsel's indictment of Russian individuals and organizations brought campaign finance law for the first time into formal charges in the case.  But this development came with a mystery.
What Did Mueller Achieve with the Internet Research Agency Indictment?  —  Back during Nunes Week, Trey Gowdy described the importance of Robert Mueller's investigation by stating that we were only seeing half of what he was doing.  The other half of his work, Gowdy said, was the counterintelligence side …
Robert Barnes / Law & Crime:
Does Mueller Indictment Mean Clinton Campaign Can Be Indicted for Chris Steele?
Discussion: Power Line
Brandon Carter / The Hill:
Kushner requests more intel info than almost all White House staff: report  —  's son-in-law and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner  —  has reportedly requested more intelligence information than almost every other White House official.  —  The Washington Post reports that Kushner …
Mike Allen / Axios:
We know nothing; Mueller knows all
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
No Country for Young Men With AR-15s  —  Four years ago the essayist Helen Andrews wrote a critique, for the religious journal First Things, of what she described as “bloodless moralism” — meaning the decay of public moral arguments into a kind of a vulgar empiricism, a mode of debate …
Bret Stephens / New York Times:   To Repeat: Repeal the Second Amendment
Bruce Riley Ashford / Fox News:
Mike Pence, Tim Tebow, Tony Dungy have all been ‘Christian Shamed.’ This ugly form of bigotry must stop  —  Is believing in God a sign of mental illness?  Is praying a silly exercise in make-believe - just a big waste of time and a delusional activity?  —  I certainly don't think so, nor do most Americans.
Discussion: Breitbart
Alex Harris / miamiherald:
‘No more guns’: Protesters escorted out of Paul Ryan fundraiser in Key Biscayne  —  Two protesters chanting “no more guns” were removed from a Republican fundraiser in Key Biscayne Friday night after confronting Speaker of the House Paul Ryan about the mass shooting that happened days earlier and miles up the road.
Joe Trinacria / Pushback:
Larry Krasner Sues Big Pharma, Drops All Marijuana Possession Charges  —  With a little over a month in office, Philly's new DA is already further reforming the city's drug policy.  —  On the same day a op-ed was published in which Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
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