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6:50 PM ET, February 24, 2018


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Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Democratic memo: FBI was investigating Trump campaign associates weeks before receiving dossier  —  The FBI team investigating the 2016 Trump campaign's contacts with Russians had already opened inquiries into multiple people connected to the campaign when it received a controversial dossier …
U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Selection …:
Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Releases Democratic Response Memo  —  f t # e  —  Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement:  —  “After reviewing the memorandum drafted …
Discussion: BuzzFeed, The Guardian and
Nicholas Fandos / New York Times:
2 Weeks After Trump Blocked It, Democrats Release Rebuttal of G.O.P. Memo  —  WASHINGTON — House Democrats released a heavily redacted memorandum on Saturday that was drafted to counter Republican claims that top F.B.I. and Justice Department officials had abused their powers in spying on a former Trump campaign aide.
Discussion: The Daily Caller, Daily Kos and RT
Washington Post:
House panel releases Democrats' memo defending FBI surveillance of ex-Trump campaign aide … The House Intelligence Committee released a redacted version of a Democrat-written memo rebutting GOP allegations that federal law enforcement agencies used politically-biased information …
Discussion: WTVR-TV and Washington Press
CBS News:
Democratic intelligence memo released — live updates
Discussion: CBS New York
Davis Richardson / The New York Observer:
Michael Steele Responds to Racial Insult Hurled by CPAC Communications Director  —  Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) communication director Ian Walters sparked controversy with a racially charged insult hurled at former RNC chair Michael Steele on Friday night.
Tom Boggioni / Raw Story:
Watch ex-RNC head Michael Steele unleash holy hell on CPAC exec over ‘black guy’ slur  —  Former RNC head Michael Steele got into a heated talk with CPAC executive Matt Schlapp on Saturday after a speaker at the conservative conference slurred him as a “black guy” during a speech Friday night.
Discussion: CBS News
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Michael Steele Confronts Matt Schlapp Over CPAC Official's Racial Insult: ‘What the Hell?!’
Discussion: Joe.My.God.
Gabby Morrongiello / Washington Examiner:
CPAC speaker Mona Charen stuns with fiery rebuke of Trump, Le Pen  —  A conservative columnist was escorted out of the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday after slamming President Trump and conservatives for behaving like “hypocrites” when it comes to women's issues.
Discussion: RedState and The Gateway Pundit
Alice B. Lloyd / Weekly Standard:
Mona Charen Slams Sexist Hypocrisy, Racism at CPAC: ‘You cannot claim that you stand for women’  —  Conservative writer calls Marion Le Pen “a disgrace,” Republicans anti-woman for Moore support.  —  One stalwart Trump critic dared to take the stage at this year's CPAC.
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Mueller Is Gaining Steam.  Should Trump Worry?  —  WASHINGTON — In a fiery speech to supporters on Friday, President Trump went after his vanquished opponent from 2016.  “We had a crooked candidate,” he declared.  The crowd responded with a signature chant from the campaign trail: “Lock her up!”
New York Times:
How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation  —  WASHINGTON — For much of its 70-year history, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has been a go-to firm for Wall Street, representing corporations like Pfizer and DuPont in acquisitions and becoming the first law firm …
New York Times:
European Ex-Officials Deny Being Paid by Manafort to Lobby for Ukraine
Discussion: BBC, CANNONFIRE, Politico and Axios
New York Times:
Over 100 Charges, 19 People and 3 Companies: The Mueller Inquiry, Explained
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Scoop: Corey Lewandowski returns to the Oval Office  —  Two days before President Trump gave his unchained, campaign-style speech at CPAC, he had a secret visitor in the Oval Office.  —  You didn't see it on the president's schedule, and the news hasn't leaked out until now …
Chris York / HuffPost UK:
Michael Wolff Says Donald Trump And Jared Kushner ‘Will Throw Each Other Under The Bus’
Discussion: Political Wire and Raw Story
David Brody / New York Times:
In Donald Trump, Evangelicals Have Found Their President  —  Last August, President Trump sat behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office and looked me straight in the eyes.  With a look of reflection and purposefulness, he discussed his upbringing and fondly recalled a vivid childhood memory from the 1950s …
George W. Bush / Wall Street Journal:
How Billy Graham Changed My Life
Discussion: WTVR-TV and
Washington Post:
United and Delta cut ties to NRA as boycott movement spreads to global corporations … Delta and United — two of the largest airlines in the world — have joined a growing list of companies cutting ties with the National Rifle Association amid a growing boycott movement inspired …
Scoop: Bank of America to review relationships with gunmakers
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Raw Story
Andrew Husband / UPROXX:
Many Are Calling For NRAtv To Be Removed From Amazon Prime, Apple TV, And Google Chromecast  —  #GUN CONTROL #POLITICS #AMAZON #GOOGLE #APPLE  —  There is a growing list of companies who have decided to end their respective partnerships with the National Rifle Association following …
Discussion: AOL, USA Today and The Daily Caller
Mark SchlabachESPN Senior / ESPN:
FBI wiretaps show Sean Miller discussed $100K payment to lock recruit  —  FBI wiretaps intercepted telephone conversations between Arizona coach Sean Miller and Christian Dawkins, a key figure in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption, in which Miller discussed paying $100,000 …
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Bernie Sanders promoted false story on reporting Russian trolls  —  Bernie Sanders is taking credit for action to combat the Russian incursion into the 2016 election that he didn't have anything to do with — and didn't actually happen.  —  Twice this week, in response to questions about whether …
Police say more deputies waited outside school during Stoneman Douglas shooting  —  South Florida Sun Sentinel  —  Instead of rushing in, several Broward sheriff's deputies waited outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School while a killer gunned down schoolchildren, according to other officers on the scene.
NRA slams gun-background system flaws it helped create  —  (CNN)On Wednesday, during CNN's town hall with survivors of last week's mass shooting at a high school in South Florida, National Rifle Association representative Dana Loesch lamented the holes in the FBI's National Instant Background Check System, or NICS.
Timothy Cama / The Hill:
Judge dismisses coal mogul's defamation lawsuit against John Oliver  —  A West Virginia judge dismissed a coal mogul's defamation lawsuit this week against cable television host John Oliver and HBO.  —  In a decision dated Wednesday, West Virginia Judge Jeffrey Cramer accepted HBO's argument …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
‘Scripted’ controversy: CNN releases emails of correspondence with Florida student … CNN appears to have had enough.  —  On Friday afternoon, the network released email correspondence between one of its producers, Carrie Stevenson, and a student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School …
New York Times:
Cuomo Dodges Order by Taking Campaign Money From State Appointees  —  In late November, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo flew to Buffalo for a fund-raising trip, a quick two-stop jaunt that brought in more than $200,000 in donations for his re-election campaign.  —  The events, one at an Embassy Suites hotel …
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Alan Blinder / New York Times:
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Emily Stewart / Vox:
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway made $29 billion off the Republican tax cuts
Ashley Sears /
‘We all felt disrespected:’ Franklin HS students accused of chanting racist insults during basketball game
Discussion: Raw Story and The Root
Caroline Orr / Shareblue Media:
Teen survivor's ultimatum to NRA attack dogs: “We will outlive you”
Sonam Sheth / Business Insider:
Susan Rice documented a January 2017 meeting with Obama, Comey, and Yates after being directed …
Discussion: The Right Scoop
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Toby Helm / The Guardian:
Ken Livingstone to rejoin Labour party as suspension over Hitler remarks ends
Discussion: Business Insider
Liesl Schillinger / Foreign Policy:
McMaster Gives a Belated Russian Lesson
David Weigel / Washington Post:
A conservative Democrat in Illinois feels the ire of his liberal base
Eric Levitz / New York Magazine:
Trump: If North Korea Doesn't Obey Me, I Might Punish the Whole World
Discussion: Vox, The Daily Signal and Translations
Brian Faler / Politico:
‘This is not normal’: Glitches mar new tax law
Discussion: Axios
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:
This Man Helped Peter Thiel Demolish Gawker
New York Times:
Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch ‘Crisis Actor’ Posts