Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
7:40 AM ET, April 1, 2019

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Stephanie Carter:
The #MeToo Story That Wasn't Me  —  It happened again two weeks ago.  I was at an industry conference comprised of my female peers—what would be my last time there as I had announced my intent to start my own company—when a friend ran up to me joyously stating she had “seen me”.
RELATED:
Washington Post:
Joe Biden's affectionate, physical style with women comes under scrutiny
Discussion: Althouse and Talking Points Memo
Quint Forgey / Politico:
Ex-Defense secretary's wife says photo of her with Biden misleading
Discussion: ABC News, Washington Post and Fortune
Sen. Mitch McConnell / Politico:
Time to Stop the Democrats' Obstruction  —  It took six months of partisan delays — and several railroad accidents — before Democrats let the Senate confirm a federal railroad administrator, even though none of them actually voted against the nominee in the end.
RELATED:
Jennifer Bendery / HuffPost:
Mitch McConnell Plans To Change The Rules Again To Confirm Trump Judges  —  The GOP leader, who blocked lots of Obama's court picks, is ready to make it easier to confirm district judges now.  —  WASHINGTON He changed the rules to make it easier to confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court picks.
Axios:
Scoop: Trump “saving” Judge Amy Barrett for Ruth Bader Ginsburg seat  —  As he was deliberating last year over replacing Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, President Trump told confidants he had big plans for Judge Amy Coney Barrett.  —  “I'm saving her for Ginsburg,” Trump said of Barrett …
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Between the lines: Trump privately thinks ACA lawsuit will fail in court  —  A major misconception on Capitol Hill right now is the notion that Mick Mulvaney is behind President Trump's decision to back a lawsuit to demolish the Affordable Care Act.  —  After a week of talking …
Discussion: Politico, ABC News and Breitbart
RELATED:
William Cummings / USA Today:
White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney guarantees no one will lose coverage if Obamacare struck down
Discussion: Common Dreams and Washington Post
Steven Lemongello / Orlando Sentinel:
Sen. Rick Scott becomes Trump point man on GOP health care policy
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Carlotta Gall / New York Times:
Erdogan Appears to Suffer Major Defeats in Turkey's Two Biggest Cities  —  ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party on Sunday was facing defeat in local elections in the Turkish capital, Ankara, and possibly even Istanbul, its largest city, a result that shook the nation …
RELATED:
Eric Schmitt / New York Times:
Russia's Military Mission Creep Advances to a New Front: Africa  —  OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Russia has been steadily expanding its military influence across Africa, alarming Western officials with increasing arms sales, security agreements and training programs for unstable countries or autocratic leaders.
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
President Trump has made 9,451 false or misleading claims over 801 days  —  It was only 200 days ago, on his 601st day in office, that President Trump exceeded 5,000 false or misleading claims.  —  Now, on his 801st day, the count stands at 9,451, according to The Fact Checker's database that analyzes …
Pamela McClintock / Hollywood Reporter:
‘Unplanned’ Box Office: Controversial Anti-Abortion Pic Surprises With Strong $6M Debut  —  The R-rated pic scored the second-best start ever for faith-based distributor Pure Flix; tracking had suggested it would only earn around $3 million.  —  Graced with a coveted A+ CinemaScore …
Discussion: The Federalist and Daily Wire
Alex Ward / Vox:
Trump has a strong foreign policy narrative for 2020  —  If you think foreign policy might be a weakness for Trump's 2020 reelection campaign, think again.  —  President Donald Trump's 2020 reelection campaign will surely be helped by the foreign policy story he can sell to voters.
Kevin Robillard / HuffPost:
The ACLU Is Ready To Spend $30 Million On The 2020 Election  —  The group wants 2020 candidates to commit to reducing the prison population by half.  —  The American Civil Liberties Union is pushing 2020 presidential candidates to commit to cutting the federal prison population in half …
Discussion: twitchy.com and Axios
Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: Harris' call for reform collides with her past  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — When Kamala Harris made her much-heralded arrival in Washington as California's first African American U.S. senator, she made a curious early decision.  —  Within months of her swearing-in …
Glen Carey / Bloomberg:
Trump's Golan Move Means His ‘Deal of the Century’ May Be Dead  — Saudi Arabia says Golan decision undermines Kushner peace plan  — Hezbollah leader warns Palestinians that West Bank may be next  —  President Donald Trump was already struggling to rally Arab support …
John Binder / Breitbart:
Pew Research: U.S. Home to Nearly 20% of World's Migrant Population  —  The United States is home to nearly 20 percent of the globe's migrant population, a new study finds.  —  The Pew Research Center reveals in a new study that the U.S. has admitted more foreign nationals than any other country in the world.
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
White House official: Trump doesn't want a spending deal  —  Both parties hate the automatic budget cuts known as sequestration.  But in a closed-door Hill meeting last week, White House legislative affairs official Paul Teller said the president is fine with it.
Michael Grunwald / Politico:
Inside the Race to Build the Burger of the Future  —  Politicians often rally their supporters with partisan red meat, but these days Republicans are using actual red meat.  They're accusing Democrats of a plot to ban beef, trying to rebrand the Green New Deal for climate action as a nanny-state assault on the American diet.
Charlie Warzel / New York Times:
Why Courtrooms Are Kryptonite for Alex Jones  —  Shock jocks lose their power when forced to tell the truth, the whole truth.  —  Mr. Warzel is an Opinion writer at large.  —  Nothing like a three-hour deposition under oath to turn an excitable conspiracy theorist into a man subdued, deferential and humbled.
Victor Davis Hanson / American Greatness:
The Tables Turn in Russian Collusion Hunt  —  The irony of the entire Russian collusion hoax is that accusers who cried the loudest about leaking, collusion, lying, and obstruction are themselves soon very likely to be accused of just those crimes.  —  Now that Robert Mueller's 674-day …
Axios:
2020 presidential election: Pete Buttigieg has raised $7 million  —  Pete Buttigieg has raised more than $7 million since launching a presidential exploratory committee in January, the potential candidate announced Monday morning.  —  Why it matters: Buttigieg started with low name recognition …
Discussion: CNN
Will Bunch / Philly.com:
Emboldened Trump hopes a cruel border crisis will get him reelected in 2020  —  The Honduran had taken incredible risks to reach the promise of liberty on U.S. soil — traveling 1,700 miles from his homeland by riding illegally on the network of freight trains that Central Americans call …
Elena Schneider / Politico:
Buttigieg dashes to catch up with his newfound fame  —  The mayor is having a moment.  His task now is to convert it into a full-fledged campaign.  —  Pete Buttigieg has the mojo.  Now he needs a campaign.  —  The South Bend, Ind., mayor is earning glowing press coverage and enjoying …
Kurt Schlichter / Townhall:
The Conservative Case For Conservatism  —  For us actual conservatives, one of the most tiresome aspects of our struggle to retake our country is our never-ending struggle to get the Fredocons who still populate our movement to take our own side in this fight.
BBC:
Zuzana Caputova becomes Slovakia's first female president  —  Anti-corruption candidate Zuzana Caputova has won Slovakia's presidential election, making her the country's first female head of state.  —  Ms Caputova, who has almost no political experience, defeated high-profile diplomat Maros Sefcovic …
Discussion: The Week, Reuters and Axios
RELATED:
New York Times:
Zuzana Caputova Is Elected Slovakia's First Female President
Discussion: Bloomberg
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 7:40 AM ET, April 1, 2019.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Boosted by Pence, Graham plays up his loyalty to Trump as he seeks a fourth term
Brad Wilmouth / NB Blog:
Open-Borders CNN Promotes ‘Sanctuary’ Activist Who Shielded Illegals from ICE Agents
Discussion: RedState
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
Trey Gowdy: CIA May Stop Giving Adam Schiff Information Because He Leaks ‘Like A Screen Door On A Submarine’
CNN:
This Colorado sheriff is willing to go to jail rather than enforce a proposed gun law
Discussion: Townhall
Alayna Treene / Axios:
First look: Oldest candidates are winning the youngest vote
Discussion: Political Wire
Amy Russo / HuffPost:
Jeanine Pirro Misses Fox News Appearance For Family Emergency
Discussion: Contemptor
Jackson Diehl / Washington Post:
Trump's intervention in Venezuela has stalled — because Caracas knows he's bluffing
Arijeta Lajka / CBS News:
The human coyotes helping migrants survive Central America's grueling Darien Gap jungle
Discussion: RedState and twitchy.com
 Earlier Items: 
Daily Mail:
Mr Livingstone told a meeting of pro-Corbyn activists that he had been victimised by ‘the elite’ …
Stephanie McCrummen / Washington Post:
The keeper of the secret
Quinn Scanlan / ABC News:
'Barr gets to handle this. …
Discussion: Politico, Breitbart and POLITICUSUSA
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
Jake Tapper: CNN Didn't Get ‘Anything’ Wrong In Russiagate Reporting
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Todd Spangler / Variety:
Filing: Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav's 2023 compensation package was worth $49.7M, up 26.5% from the year prior, with $23.1M in stock awards

Ruth La Ferla / New York Times:
Graydon Carter opens a physical store called Air Mail Newsstand in NYC, as an extension of his digital newsletter Air Mail, selling books, magazines, and more

Sharon Knolle / The Wrap:
Sesame Workshop writers reach a tentative deal with management, narrowly avoiding a strike; the 35 WGA members will vote to ratify the deal in the coming days

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
WeSmirch
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page