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New York Times:
Whistle-Blower Tells Congress of Irregularities in White House Security Clearances  —  WASHINGTON — A whistle-blower working inside the White House has told a House committee that senior Trump administration officials granted security clearances to at least 25 individuals whose applications …
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Rachael Bade / Washington Post:
White House whistleblower says 25 security clearance denials were reversed during Trump administration  —  A White House whistleblower told lawmakers that more than two-dozen denials for security clearances have been overturned during the Trump administration, calling Congress her “last hope” …
Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
White House whistleblower tells House panel about ‘systematic’ security clearance problems  —  A White House Personnel Security Office employee is alleging that senior Trump administration officials often rebuffed national security concerns to grant high-level security clearances to people …
Discussion: Axios, POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Jerrold L. Nadler / New York Times:
America Is Done Waiting for the Mueller Report  —  Someday, Trump will not be in office.  Congress needs a full accounting of his misdeeds to ensure they don't happen again.  —  Mr. Nadler is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.  —  Last Sunday, Attorney General William Barr sent us …
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John Wagner / Washington Post:
House Judiciary plans vote this week to subpoena Mueller's report  —  The House Judiciary Committee plans to vote Wednesday to authorize subpoenas to obtain the full report of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, escalating a feud with the Justice Department over a lengthy document detailing findings …
Rcfp / The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press:   Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press asks court to authorize release of grand jury …
Mary Clare Jalonick / Associated Press:   Democrats to prepare subpoenas for full Mueller report
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
House Judiciary plans to authorize subpoenas for Mueller's full report
Discussion: The Week
Hayley Miller / HuffPost:
Chris Wallace Hammers Kellyanne Conway On Exoneration Claims: ‘Just Not True’
Discussion: Mother Jones
Lucas Kwan Peterson / Los Angeles Times:
For cramped New York, an expanding dining scene  —  The bright lights of New York City beckon to the restless and the hungry.  In the city that never sleeps, as they say, the marquees of Times Square nearly make one forget the concrete dystopia of what is seemingly an unlivable urban wasteland.
Discussion: Mediaite
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”.
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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.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
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Burgess Everett / Politico:
McConnell shuts down the Pelosi agenda
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Chelsea Janes / Washington Post:   Kill the electoral college? Stack the Supreme Court?
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: The Daily Beast, Raw Story and CNN
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Elena Schneider / Politico:
Buttigieg dashes to catch up with his newfound fame
Discussion: Fox News and Bloomberg
Reuters:
America would run out of avocados in three weeks if Trump shuts down the U.S.-Mexico border  —  Nearly half of all imported U.S. vegetables and 40 percent of imported fruit are grown in Mexico.  —  President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border would hit American consumers — in the gut.
Discussion: The Root, Fox News and Mediaite
The Hill:
GOP lawmakers root against Trump in court on ObamaCare  —  Senate Republicans are privately rooting against President Trump in his court battle to strike down the Affordable Care Act.  —  GOP lawmakers worry that if Trump wins, Congress won't be able to pass anything to replace ObamaCare — and they'll pay for it at the ballot box.
The Daily Beast:
Trump ‘Very Bitter and Sensitive’ About Puerto Rico, and Dems Say His Team Is Stonewalling Their Investigation  —  As the island faces a new round of crises, the president has tripled down on blaming others—and Democratic lawmakers investigating the hurricane response say they're being blocked.
Discussion: Mediaite and Raw Story
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook may pay publishers to put their stuff in a dedicated news section  —  The Facebook CEO floated a “news tab to surface more high-quality news,” and said he's willing to write checks to support it.  —  More than a year after announcing Facebook would feature less news …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
The President As Adolescent Bully  —  At his rally Thursday night in Grand Rapids, President Trump delighted supporters by publicly unveiling his derisive nickname for Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.  “Little pencil neck Adam Schiff” — he announced …
Discussion: RedState
Martin Longman / Washington Monthly:
How Trump Could Lose the Election and Remain President  —  A step-by-step guide to what might happen if he refuses to concede.  —  At the end of his congressional testimony in February, Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former fixer, floated a nightmarish possibility.
Discussion: JustOneMinute
Allan Smith / NBC News:
NY's attorney general is one of the most powerful in the nation.  That should worry Trump.  —  The state's chief legal officer, who is investigating the president and his company, has the ability to render a “judgment of corporate death” for business fraud.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Zia Weise / Politico:
Erdoğan loses control of Ankara in Turkish elections  —  Turkey's two largest cities appear to have slipped from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's grasp.  —  Erdoğan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) lost control of the capital Ankara in Sunday's municipal elections …
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Carlotta Gall / New York Times:   Erdogan, Turkey's Leader, Staring at Major Electoral Defeat
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Trump, Putin and a Possible ‘Red-Line Moment’ in Venezuela  —  WASHINGTON — During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump often complained about how President Barack Obama drew red lines that he never enforced, and how a diminished America let Russia walk into Syria unchallenged …
 
 
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