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6:55 PM ET, August 31, 2018

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Daniel Dale / Toronto Star:
Bombshell leak to Toronto Star upends NAFTA talks: In secret ‘so insulting’ remarks, Trump says he isn't compromising at all with Canada  —  WASHINGTON—High-stakes trade negotiations between Canada and the U.S. were dramatically upended on Friday morning by inflammatory secret remarks …
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Bloomberg:
Transcript of President Trump's Interview With Bloomberg News  —  President Donald Trump was interviewed in the Oval Office on Thursday by Bloomberg News Editor In Chief John Micklethwait and reporters Jennifer Jacobs and Margaret Talev.  Below is a transcript of their conversation.
Wall Street Journal:   U.S., Canada Cast Doubt on Reaching a Nafta Deal by Friday
Associated Press:
AP sources: Lawyer was told Russia had ‘Trump over a barrel’  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Justice Department lawyer says a former British spy told him at a breakfast meeting two years ago that Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump “over a barrel,” according to multiple people familiar with the encounter.
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Bruce Schlesman / Judicial Watch:
Judicial Watch: Justice Department Discloses No FISA Court Hearings Held on Carter Page Warrants  —  ‘[N]o such hearings were held with respect to the acknowledged FISA applications.  Accordingly, no responsive hearing transcripts exist.’  —  (Washington, DC) - Judicial Watch today announced …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Spencer S. Hsu / Washington Post:
Washington consultant for Ukraine party set to plead guilty to violating lobbyist disclosure law, court filings show  —  A Washington consultant who advised a Ukrainian political party and worked with a co-defendant of Paul Manafort has been charged with violating federal lobbying disclosure requirements …
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Bloomberg:
Manafort Ally Admits to Helping Foreigners Donate to Trump's Inaugural Committee  —  A former Paul Manafort associate who pleaded guilty to a lobbying crime admitted that he helped foreign donors give money to President Donald Trump's Inaugural Committee.  —  In a plea agreement made public Friday …
Discussion: Law & Crime and Joe.My.God.
New York Times:
Lobbyist Pleads Guilty to Steering Foreign Funds to Trump Inaugural
Discussion: Bloomberg and TalkLeft
Andrew Martin / Bloomberg:
Manafort Ally Agrees to Cooperate With U.S. After Guilty Plea
Discussion: CNBC and BloombergQuint
Lachlan Markay / The Daily Beast:
Republican Lobbyist Steered Foreign Money to Trump's Inaugural Committee
Discussion: CNN, Vox, Mother Jones and Law & Crime
Washington Post:
Poll: 60 percent disapprove of Trump, while clear majorities back Mueller and Sessions  —  President Trump's disapproval rating has hit a high point of 60 percent, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll that also finds that clear majorities of Americans support the special counsel's …
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Gary Langer / ABC News:
Trouble for Trump: Disapproval at a high, 63% back Mueller, half favor impeachment  —  Disapproval of Donald Trump is at a new high, support for the Mueller investigation is broad and half of Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll favor Congress initiating impeachment proceedings against the president.
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Trump's latest rally rant is much more alarming and dangerous than usual
Alexander Mallin / ABC News:
Kavanaugh won't commit to recusal from Trump, Mueller-related matters  —  At his Senate confirmation hearings next week, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is not expected to offer any commitment to recuse himself from cases involving investigations of President Trump …
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Laura Bassett / HuffPost:
Don't Count On Susan Collins To Save Roe v. Wade
Discussion: Vox and Daily Kos
Amanda Terkel / HuffPost:   ‘Liberal Feminist Lawyer’ Stands To Gain From Her Public Advocacy For Brett Kavanaugh
Lauren Duca / Teen Vogue:
The Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Feels Inevitable.  But We Can Actually Stop Him.
Christopher Robbins / Gothamist:
The Village Voice Is Officially Dead  —  Three years after buying The Village Voice, and a year after the paper shut down its print edition, owner Peter Barbey told the remaining staff today that the publication will no longer be posting any new stories.  —  “Today is kind of a sucky day …
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Oliver Darcy / CNNMoney:   After more than 60 years, The Village Voice folds
CNN:
Giuliani preps report to rebut potential Mueller findings  —  (CNN)President Donald Trump's legal team is preparing a report that will contain sections rebutting a series of potential conclusions special counsel Robert Mueller could reach in his eventual findings, Rudy Giuliani tells CNN.
Discussion: Mediaite
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Jeff Burlew / Tallahassee Democrat:
Racist robocalls tied to neo-Nazi group target Andrew Gillum  —  Robocalls against Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum that say they were paid for by a neo-Nazi group in Idaho are going out to voters in Tallahassee.  —  The automated calls are narrated by someone pretending …
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Marc Caputo / Politico:
Racist robocalls mar Florida's race for governor
Discussion: Boing Boing and Miami New Times
New York Times:
Beto O'Rourke Dreams of One Texas.  Ted Cruz Sees Another Clearly.  —  LONGVIEW, Tex. — Beto O'Rourke was racing left again, insisting he knew what he was doing.  —  “Hydroplaning there a little bit,” he said softly, doing 75 in the passing lane through an East Texas downpour, double-fisting beef jerky in his silver pickup.
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Kevin Diaz / Houston Chronicle:
Police reports detail Beto O'Rourke's 1998 DWI arrest
U.S. Department of Justice:
Two Indicted for Making Corporate Contributions to U.S. Senate Campaign  —  The former president of a Kentucky-based corporation and a political consultant were both indicted today for using corporate funds to make contributions to the campaign of a candidate for U.S. Senate and for causing …
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Lexington Herald-Leader:
Father of Alison Lundergan Grimes indicted in campaign finance conspiracy  —  Longtime Kentucky Democratic operatives Jerry Lundergan and Dale Emmons were indicted by a federal grand jury in Lexington Friday for allegedly making illegal contributions to the 2014 U.S. Senate campaign of Secretary …
Discussion: Political Wire
CBS News:
John Kerry won't rule out 2020 White House run  —  Former Secretary of State John Kerry won't rule out a run for the White House in 2020, but talking about it now is just a distraction, he tells “Face the Nation” anchor Margaret Brennan.  The interview will be featured September 2 on CBS' “Sunday Morning” and on “Face the Nation.”
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Washington Post:
President Trump is considering Washington litigator Pat Cipollone to replace outgoing White House counsel Donald McGahn
Discussion: Political Wire
Associated Press:
Rep. Maxine Waters gives Wakanda salute at Franklin funeral  —  DETROIT (AP) — As far as one minister is concerned, it's Maxine Waters Forever!  —  When Bishop Charles H. Ellis III of Greater Grace Temple assured Rep. Maxine Waters at the Aretha Franklin funeral that “We got your back!” …
Discussion: NBC News
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CSNY:
Family members question Julia Salazar's claims  —  The state Senate candidate says she grew up in a ‘working-class immigrant family.’  —  State Senate candidate Julia Salazar has attracted significant, often fawning, media coverage, an army of enthusiastic volunteers, endorsements …
Maxwell Tani Lachlan Cartwright / The Daily Beast:
Sources: NBC Threatened Ronan Farrow if He Kept Reporting on Harvey Weinstein  —  Ronan Farrow had already left NBC News.  But a top lawyer at the network threatened to smear him if he continued to pursue the Hollywood mogul, multiple knowledgeable sources say.  —  Lachlan Cartwright
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Mediaite:
NEW: Daily Beast's NBC Bombshell is ‘Only the Beginning’, Much Bigger Exposé Expected Soon
Discussion: Breitbart
Olivia Nuzzi / New York Magazine:
Why on Earth Is Trump Making Infomercials From the Rose Garden?  —  You may be wondering why, throughout the second half of August, the president of the United States has been standing in the Rose Garden and yelling.  —  On August 17, he yelled about manufacturing.
Discussion: Observer and Raw Story
Richard C. Paddock / New York Times:
She Gambled on Her Claim to Link Russians and Trump.  She Is Losing.  —  PATTAYA, Thailand — Caught in a Thai police raid on her group's seduction seminar, a Belarusian escort grabbed the world's attention in February when she claimed to have audio recordings that might show …
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
‘Tough decisions have to be made’: House Republicans prepare for pain  —  Party officials begin deciding which GOP lawmakers to save and which ones to cut loose.  —  With a massive field of vulnerable House incumbents to defend and limited resources to go around, Republicans are readying …
 
 
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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty:
Ukrainian Separatist Leader Zakharchenko Killed In Cafe Bombing
Tal Kopan / CNN:
Texas judge says he'll likely kill DACA — but not yet
Discussion: ImmigrationProf Blog
James LaPorta / Newsweek:
U.S. Army Ranger School Set to Graduate First Enlisted Woman
Discussion: Task & Purpose
Joe Concha / The Hill:
Media's praise for McCain is warranted — but where was it in '08?
Hunter Walk:
“You need to be extremely good at picking up on subtleties and subtext in communication …
Reuters:
Exclusive: Iran moves missiles to Iraq in warning to enemies
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
The Coming Crisis  —  In little over two months, we'll face …
John Harwood / CNBC:
Democratic House candidate Abigail Spanberger suffers the kind of election year smear John McCain would recognize
Discussion: New York Times
 Earlier Items: 
Darius Tahir / Politico:
Los Angeles billionaire's hospital system declares bankruptcy
Chloe Johnson / postandcourier.com:
In Hilton Head mayor race, 1 candidate a ‘Holocaust revisionist.’ Another admires Hitler.
Discussion: Splinter
Sam Stein / The Daily Beast:
The Crazy Inside Story of Al Gore's ‘Trump Tower Moment’
Tom Boggioni / Raw Story:
ER actress Vanessa Marquez shot and killed by police after brandishing BB gun: report
Discussion: East Bay Times and The Guardian
Laura McGann / Vox:
Critics say Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can't hang with the intellectual heavyweights ... in Congress
Discussion: The Atlantic and twitchy.com
New York Times:
How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born?
Annie Karni / Politico:
Why Mark Penn Is Sounding Trumpy
Travis Clark / Business Insider:
Neil Armstrong movie ‘First Man’ …