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David Brooks / New York Times:
We've All Just Made Fools of Ourselves — Again  —  The awful corruption of scandal politics.  —  “You have a president who, in my opinion, beyond a shadow of a doubt, sought to, however ham-handedly, collude with the Russian government, a foreign power, to undermine and influence our elections.”
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Amy Chozick / New York Times:
After Mueller Report, News Media Leaders Defend Their Work  —  There have been tipping points and bombshells, walls closing in and turning points.  And there have been so, so many declarations of “The beginning of the end!” that the comedian John Oliver had a recurring “We got him!” …
Natasha Bertrand / The Atlantic:
The Critical Part of Mueller's Report That Barr Didn't Mention  —  On Sunday afternoon, Attorney General Bill Barr presented a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's conclusions that contained a few sentences from Mueller's final report, one of which directly addressed the question …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Ken Dilanian / NBC News:
Obstruction, not collusion, worried Trump's legal team  —  By the time Martin and Jane Raskin joined Trump's defense, Mueller's prosecutors were rarely asking probing questions about Russia, sources said.  —  WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's lawyers — including the ones who don't appear …
New York Times:
Disappointed Fans of Mueller Rethink the Pedestal They Built for Him  —  The sense of mourning started to take hold over the weekend, after Attorney General William Barr said that Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, had not found coordination between President Trump's campaign …
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
MSNBC Panel Admits Mueller Report ‘Undercuts Almost Everything’ In Steele Dossier  —  The two journalists most closely linked to the Steele dossier acknowledged Monday that the Democrat-funded document was debunked by the Mueller investigation, which found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government.
Discussion: Liberty Unyielding
Washington Post:
Democrats largely give up on impeachment in wake of Mueller report
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
The Paranoid Center  —  The Russia panic shows us how a paranoid style …
Alex Shephard / New Republic:
Give It Up, Democrats. The Russia Investigation Is Over.
Discussion: Raw Story, RedState and Rolling Stone
New York Times:
Barr's Declaration on Trump Puts Justice Dept. Back in Political Crucible
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
William Barr has made this a win for Moscow
John Solomon / The Hill:
Trump-Russia collusion did affect an American election — the one in 2018
Discussion: Politico, Breitbart and Law & Crime
Joyce White Vance / Washington Post:
One person the Mueller report didn't ‘exonerate’? Vladimir Putin.
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Dan Diamond / Politico:
In shift, Trump administration backs judge's ruling that would kill Obamacare  —  The Trump administration on Monday said it supports a federal judge's ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act should be thrown out, signaling a shift in the Justice Department's position and alarming Democrats who vowed to oppose the move.
Dylan Scott / Vox:
The Trump administration wants all of Obamacare overturned by the courts
Peter Sullivan / The Hill:
Justice Department sides with court ruling Obamacare invalid
Bloomberg:
Trump Tried to Undo North Korea Penalty, Contrary to U.S. Account  — President tweeted that he withdrew North Korea sanctions  — U.S. officials talked Trump out of move, devised cover story  —  President Donald Trump last week intended to reverse sanctions imposed …
NBC News:
Mike Pence talked Dan Coats out of quitting the Trump administration  —  Whenever Trump is souring on Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, whom he calls “Mister Rogers,” Pence encourages him to stick with Coats.  —  WASHINGTON — The country's intelligence chief was on the verge …
Isaac Stanley-Becker / Washington Post:
GOP congressman quotes Hitler's ‘Mein Kampf’ to slam Trump's adversaries as liars  —  Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) took to the House floor on Monday to portray President Trump's detractors as Nazis, but ended up slurring them using an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory drawn verbatim from Adolf Hitler's writings.
Washington Post:
Pentagon announces $1 billion transfer for border barriers, angering Democrats  —  The Pentagon announced Monday night that it has authorized the transfer of up to $1 billion to the Army Corps of Engineers to build additional barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that drew sharp objections from Democratic lawmakers.
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Bill Chappell / NPR:
Pentagon Takes $1 Billion From Military Personnel Account To Build Border Fence
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Jamie Ross / The Daily Beast:
Obama Warns New House Dems That Liberal Policies Like the Green New Deal Are Very Expensive  —  Former President Barack Obama has cautioned freshmen House Democrats that the liberal policies becoming popular in their ranks—such as Medicare for All and the Green New Deal—will cost a lot of money.
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Rachael Bade / Washington Post:
Obama cautions freshman House Democrats about the price tag of liberal policies
Washington Post:
Stephen Moore edges closer to Fed seat as key GOP lawmakers express support  —  A number of key Senate Republicans are expressing openness to confirming conservative economist Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve's board of governors, a positive sign for the White House as aides gauge support for the controversial pick.
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Catherine Rampell / Washington Post:
Stephen Moore could inflict more long-term damage than any of Trump's other nominations
Discussion: New York Times, Raw Story and Quartz
Sohrab Ahmari / New York Post:
Mueller Madness: The media pundits who got it most wrong  —  Special counsel Robert Mueller has definitively put to rest the collusion theory of President Trump's election.  That's not a little embarrassing for the many journalists, talking heads, celebrities and instant-experts who spent …
Washington Post:
Why NASA's historic all-female spacewalk isn't happening  —  NASA has aborted its mission for its first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station because there are not enough spacesuits of the best size to fit both female astronauts, the agency said.
Discussion: The Guardian, Fortune, Engadget and The Week
Peter Kiefer / Hollywood Reporter:
Commentator Andrew Sullivan Jeered at Hollywood Inclusion Event  —  Attendees at the morning panel included actresses Amy Landecker, Michaela Watkins and Sophia Bush, plus showrunners Sarah Gertrude Shapiro and Jenji Kohan.  —  At an event billed as 'A Day of Unreasonable Conversation …
David Reaboi / Security Studies Group:
BLOOD MONEY: How Qatar Bought Off the Entire DC Establishment  —  The new film “Blood Money” deals with how the tiny Gulf Emirate of Qatar funds lobbyists, media outlets, think tanks to advance its agenda in Washington at the expense of the US and our allies.
Christopher Cadelago / Politico:
Kamala Harris' teacher pay price tag: $315B  —  Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris proposed Tuesday spending a staggering $315 billion over 10 years to boost teacher pay, a move that would have an immediate pocketbook impact on a large and influential group of voters who are in high demand.
New York Times:
In Test of Boeing Jet, Pilots Had 40 Seconds to Fix Error  —  During flight simulations recreating the problems with the doomed Lion Air plane, pilots discovered that they had less than 40 seconds to override an automated system on Boeing's new jets and avert disaster.
Discussion: Fox News
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Testing Novel Power, Trump Administration Detains Palestinian After Sentence Ends  —  WASHINGTON — Swept up by authorities after the Sept. 11 attacks, Adham Hassoun, a Palestinian computer programmer who lived in Florida, served 15 years in prison for sending support to Islamist militants abroad.
Discussion: Just Security
Eli Rosenberg / Washington Post:
German billionaire family that owns Einstein Bros. Bagels admits Nazi past  —  The German family whose holding company owns controlling stakes in companies such as Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger and Einstein Bros. Bagels profited from the horrors of the Nazi regime …
Discussion: Fortune, BBC and The Week
Michael Shepherd / Bangor Daily News:
An early poll shows Susan Collins with a lead over a likely challenger  —  The first wide-ranging public poll in Maine since the 2018 election has plenty of good news for Democrats after they swept the Blaine House and the Legislature, but U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is an early favorite for re-election in 2020.
 
 
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Associated Press:
Jussie Smollett's attorneys say all criminal charges dropped
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Mark Weiner / Syracuse Post-Standard:
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Melanie Zanona / Politico:
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Jonathan Swan / Axios:
“The first day of a new presidency”: Lindsey Graham talks how Trump handled Mueller weekend
Discussion: Raw Story
Tucker Doherty / Politico:
The gerrymandered maps headed to the Supreme Court
Discussion: Hullabaloo and The Atlantic
TMZ.com:
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U.S. Department of Justice:
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Discussion: NPR, CNN and Retraction Watch
Carol Rosenberg / New York Times:
U.S. Said to Have Tapes of Alleged 9/11 Mastermind Plotting With Co-Conspirators