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6:00 PM ET, January 19, 2019


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Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Exclusive: Trump expected to propose DACA-TPS immigration compromise  —  President Trump plans to use remarks from the Diplomatic Reception Room on Saturday afternoon to propose a notable immigration compromise, according to sources familiar with the speech.
Tal Axelrod / The Hill:
Pelosi: Trump proposals to reopen government a ‘non-starter’  —  Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Saturday called reports of a deal to be proposed by President Trump to end a record-long partial government shutdown a “non-starter.”  —  “Democrats were hopeful that the President …
Pelosi / Speaker Nancy Pelosi:
Pelosi Statement on Trump Speech  —  San Francisco — Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement in advance of the President's address:  —  “Democrats were hopeful that the President was finally willing to re-open government and proceed with a much-needed discussion to protect the border.
Democrats dismiss Trump shutdown offer  —  Even before President Trump's shutdown remarks on Saturday, Democratic aides on the Hill were dismissing his planned shutdown compromise offer as inadequate.  —  As first reported by Axios, Trump was expected to make two offers to Democrats in exchange …
Washington Post:
Trump offers 3-year extension of protection for ‘dreamers’ in exchange for $5.7 billion for wall; Democrats call it a ‘non-starter’  —  President Trump made a new offer Saturday to Democrats aimed at ending the 29-day partial government shutdown that would extend deportation protections …
Grace Segers / CBS News:
Trump proposes deal on immigration, Pelosi calls shutdown offer a “non-starter”  —  President Trump gave what he called a “major announcement” about the southern border and the partial government shutdown on Saturday.  In his speech, Mr. Trump cited the “humanitarian crisis” at the border …
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Trump's bid to negotiate on wall met by Democratic rejection  —  President Donald Trump on Saturday proposed an immigration deal to end the government shutdown, though Democratic leaders quickly declared his overture dead on arrival.  —  In an address from the White House …
Annie Karni / New York Times:   Trump Offers Deportation Protections in Exchange for Wall Funding
Michael C. Bender / Wall Street Journal:
Trump to Support DACA Protections for More Wall Funding
Discussion: Roll Call and Talking Points Memo
Vincent Schilling / Indian Country Today:
Outrage as non-Native youth wearing #MAGA hats taunt and disrespect Native elder  —  Native Twitter has gone ablaze as a Native American elder singing the AIM Song in Washington DC during the Indigenous Peoples March was ridiculed, taunted and mocked by a group of non-Native youth.
Washington Post:
‘It was getting ugly’: Native American drummer speaks on the MAGA-hat wearing teens who surrounded him  —  The images in a series of videos that went viral on social media Saturday showed a tense scene near the Lincoln Memorial.  —  In them, a Native American man steadily beats his drum …
Max Londberg /
CovCath faces backlash after video of incident at Indigenous Peoples March surfaces  —  Covington Catholic High School faced backlash on social media Saturday morning after video was posted and widely shared showing a tense incident involving indigenous marchers and a group of young men in Washington, D.C.
Lisa Ryan / The Cut:
Mob of MAGA Hat-Wearing Teen Boys Caught on Video Harassing Native Elder  —  Native American activists and allies gathered in Washington on Friday for the Indigenous Peoples March - just days after President Donald joked on Twitter about a Native American massacre.
Peter Carr Speaks  —  Yesterday, Mueller's spox Peter Carr issued a statement vaguely denying Thursday's Buzzfeed story claiming that Trump ordered Michael Cohen to lie. … Clearly, there are parts of the story that are correct, in that they provide specific details that match the vague ones Mueller himself has released.
Mueller's BuzzFeed statement is a reckoning for journalism in the age of Trump  —  Last night's rare on-the-record statement from the Mueller team is a reckoning that journalism had coming: Amid some of the most impressive reporting of our lifetimes, there's plenty of questionable coverage in this shock-a-minute era.
Trump says grateful to Mueller for BuzzFeed statement
Discussion: Political Wire
New York Times:
As Beto O'Rourke Weighs 2020 Run, Democrats Chafe at His Go-It-Alone Style  —  For a moment in August, an event hall in Texas teemed with hope, taquitos and unity.  —  It was a border-town stop for Beto O'Rourke's Senate campaign, but another Democratic politician commanded particular attention …
Beto O'Rourke:   I had been to Ulysses, Kansas once before, briefly.
Jon Ward / Yahoo News:   Why was Beto O'Rourke a national phenomenon while Stacey Abrams wasn't?
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
“Would you like to speak to the president?”  —  PARIS — “Would you like to speak to the president?”  —  That was about the last question I expected from a stranger on a Friday night in Paris.  —  I was at a brasserie in the Latin Quarter, enjoying dinner with James McAuley, the Post's Paris correspondent.
Discussion: Raw Story
Ashe Schow / Daily Wire:
FAIL: Only 10,000 Are Expected At This Year's Women's March Following Anti-Semitism Scandal  —  This year's Women's March has taken a significant hit after reports in 2018 that the founders of the organization were openly anti-Semitic.  Many of the founders are supporters …
Discussion: TheBlaze
Washington Post:   Thousands gather for third Women's March after year of controversy
Cleve R. Wootson Jr / Washington Post:
A black R&B artist hoped singing for Trump would build ‘a bridge.’ It derailed her career instead.  —  Chrisette Michele is singing to nearly empty concert halls.  She says she's finding a new path to happiness.  —  GLENSIDE, Pa. — Chrisette Michele held hands with her band members during a final prayer …
Discussion: Raw Story
Kevin Sieff / Washington Post:
Attempts to steal fuel from Mexican pipeline set off massive fireball, killing at least 66  —  MEXICO CITY — At least 66 people were killed when a fuel pipeline exploded outside Mexico City, unleashing a massive fireball after residents tapped into the duct to steal buckets of gasoline, officials said Saturday.
Discussion: New York Times and Gizmodo
Mark Stevenson / Associated Press:
Horrifying fireball at ruptured Mexico oil pipeline kills 21
Discussion: The Week
Associated Press:
Arizona: Four women convicted after leaving food and water in desert for migrants  —  Federal judge finds activists guilty of entering a national wildlife refuge without a permit to give aid to migrants  —  A federal judge has found four women guilty of entering a national wildlife refuge without …
Discussion: Axios
Scott Johnson / Power Line:
Useful idiots, Kristof edition  —  Lo these many years since the Russian Revolution and the collapse of the Soviet Union, the New York Times is still doing public relations for Communism.  The most recent example — I find it almost unbelievable — is Nicholas Kristof's January 18 Times column …
Discussion: Babalú Blog and New York Times
Trump Continues to Prepare the Battlefield  —  A lot has happened since my last column.  We've had transcripts from the Congressional testimony of three key SpyGate participants made public, two of which broke right here in the pages of The Epoch Times.  These included testimonies of Bruce Ohr …
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Kate Aronoff / The Intercept:
Henry Cuellar's Policy Preferences Could Destroy the World. But Then Again, He's a Really Nice Guy.
Denise Chow / NBC News:
This Russian startup wants to put huge ads in space. Not everyone is on board with the idea.
Eli Pariser / TIME:
The Internet Can Make Us Feel Awful. It Doesn't Have to Be That Way
Jennifer Levitz / Wall Street Journal:
Women's Marches Aim to Rev Momentum Ahead of 2020
Los Angeles Times:
Who is Ed Buck? The erratic life of the Democratic donor in whose home two dead men have been found
Brad Slager / RedState:
The Latest Company Social Fiasco: Johnnie Walker Stepping on a Rake for Women's March
Discussion: and Instapundit
Riley Missel / Runner's World:
This Runner Is a Hitman. His GPS Watch Tied Him to a Mob Boss Murder
Discussion: Gizmodo
Heather Long / Washington Post:
‘Please, listen to us’: What it's like being female at America's biggest economic conference
 Earlier Items: 
PBS NewsHour:
Why many stores can't accept food stamps during the shutdown
Discussion: Liberty Unyielding
POLITICO Playbook: Inside Trump's immigration play
Chris Joyner / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Ga. lawmaker who defended Klan named to House post on eve of King Day
Discussion: Splinter, theGrio and Political Wire
Dallas Morning News:
Protect Dreamers and build the wall, and we can all win
David Rogers / Politico:
When Congress debated border security without having a total meltdown
Laura Vozzella / Washington Post:
Virginia's lone black statewide official sits out Robert E. Lee tribute
Discussion: theGrio
Josh Shaffer / Raleigh News & Observer:
A green-card holder voted illegally 3 times in NC. The judge scolds election officials.
Discussion: TheBlaze