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11:20 AM ET, April 17, 2019

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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Media must ‘fight their own DNA’ to properly cover the redacted Mueller report.  —  It's certainly possible that the news media will do a nuanced, accurate job Thursday of helping citizens understand the redacted version of the Mueller report.  —  It's possible they will do a better job …
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The Daily Beast:
Mueller Report ‘Is Pure Mischief,’ Trump's Former Lawyer Says  —  ‘Four hundred pages is a lot of ink to say no collusion and no obstruction,’ a Republican congressional staffer added.  —  Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation may not have turned up courtroom-ready evidence …
Peter Nicholas / The Atlantic:
Who's Afraid of the Mueller Report?
Discussion: Raw Story
Jeffrey A. Engel / Washington Post:
Impeachment should be a no-brainer, no matter what the Mueller report says
Discussion: Raw Story
Amber Phillips / Washington Post:
Why is Pete Buttigieg so popular?  Here are some theories.  —  On paper, Pete Buttigieg doesn't seem like a high-profile presidential candidate.  But somehow, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., has become a serious political force.  —  An April Monmouth University poll of likely Iowa Democratic …
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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Buttigieg storms Iowa, shrugs off hecklers
CNBC:
Wall Street and finance execs spread their donations across the 2020 Democratic field in the first quarter
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Yahoo News:
Trump's Notre-Dame advice ‘risible’, says fire chief  —  by Isabelle TOURN� with Olivier LUCAZEAU in Marseille  —  As Notre-Dame in Paris burned, US President Donald Trump tweeted some advice to French firefighters.  —  “Perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out.
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Lori Hinnant / Associated Press:   Shock, sadness, but no panic: Minutes that saved Notre Dame
Talia Lavin / Washington Post:
How the far right spread politically convenient lies about the Notre Dame fire
Elizabeth Warren / TIME:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  —  The year 2008 was a reckoning.  While millions of Americans lost their livelihoods to Wall Street's greed, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lost her dad to lung cancer, and her family fell off a financial cliff.  She watched as our government bailed out Wall Street while it ignored families like hers.
Discussion: CBS Boston
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
A President of the People or a President of His People?  —  WASHINGTON — In the last couple of weeks, President Trump repeatedly called his enemies “treasonous.”  He threatened to punish Democrats by dumping migrants in their districts.  He promoted a video tying a Muslim congresswoman …
New York Times:
In New Effort to Deter Migrants, Barr Withholds Bail to Asylum Seekers  —  WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday took another drastic step to discourage migrants from seeking asylum, issuing an order that could keep thousands of them in jail indefinitely while they wait for a resolution of their asylum request.
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NBC News:
Lack of progress tests the limits of Trump's immigration strategy  —  First Read is your briefing from “Meet the Press” and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.  —  WASHINGTON — In the Trump era, there's been a tendency to think about immigration policy as a political football.
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Nicole Radzievich / Morning Call:
Fox News' Martha MacCallum talks about why Bernie Sanders Town Hall is coming to Bethlehem
Discussion: Politico, CNN, The Daily Beast and Mediaite
Polls:
Trump's Tax Time Troubles  —  Most say Congress should get full Mueller report  —  West Long Branch, NJ - President Donald Trump's job rating has taken a slight dip as the country awaits the release of the Mueller report according to the latest Monmouth University Poll.
Harry Litman / Washington Post:
If Congress wants the unredacted Mueller report, here's how to get it  —  Correction: An earlier version of this op-ed incorrectly referred to the procedural rules that contain Rule 6(e), regarding the release of grand jury materials.  The rule is found in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.
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Washington Post:
The high cost of William Barr's spying allegations
Discussion: Vanity Fair
Gary Abernathy / Washington Post:
Admit it: Fox News has been right all along
Discussion: Fox News and NB Blog
Raphael Satter / Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: Undercover spy targeted Kaspersky critics  —  LONDON (AP) — Keir Giles' first thought was that the man's cheap-looking suit didn't seem right for a private equity executive.  The man seated in front of him at the London hotel claimed to live in Hong Kong, but didn't seem overly familiar with the city.
Bloomberg:
Mnuchin Plans to Hire Fox's Monica Crowley as Spokeswoman, Sources Say  —  Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plans to hire Fox News commentator Monica Crowley as his top spokeswoman, according to people familiar with the matter, as he seeks to tout the GOP's tax cuts and navigate Democrats' demands for the president's tax returns.
Discussion: Mediaite and Contemptor
Luke Harding / The Guardian:
Deutsche Bank faces action over $20bn Russian money-laundering scheme  —  Exclusive: in confidential internal report seen by the Guardian, bank says scandal has hurt global brand  —  Germany's troubled Deutsche Bank faces fines, legal action and the possible prosecution of “senior management” …
Discussion: Raw Story
Claremont Institute:
An Interview with Norman Podhoretz  —  This interview appears in the forthcoming Spring 2019 issue of the Claremont Review of Books.  —  CRB: Let's start by talking about Donald Trump and you.  In the first sentence of the first chapter of your book Making It, recently republished …
David Rothkopf / The Daily Beast:
Trump & Co. Are Crossing Big, Bright Red Lines—and They're Getting Away With It  —  It's been bad since Day 1, of course.  But in recent weeks, the lawlessness has gotten far more egregious and dangerous.  What force can stop it?  —  Whatever revelations the redacted version of the Mueller report …
Discussion: Washington Post and Raw Story
Peter Jamison / Washington Post:
D.C. housed the homeless in upscale apartments.  It hasn't gone as planned.  —  The SWAT team, the overdose, the complaints of pot smoke in the air and feces in the stairwell — it would be hard to pinpoint a moment when things took a turn for the worse at Sedgwick Gardens, a stately apartment building in Northwest Washington.
Washington Post:
Trump vetoes resolution to end U.S. participation in Yemen's civil war  —  President Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution that would have ended U.S. support for the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.  —  The move, which had been expected, marks the second veto of Trump's presidency.
Discussion: Politico, The Week, Slate and Axios
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Deb Riechmann / Associated Press:
Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war
Discussion: Reason and Breitbart
Kamala Harris / TIME:
Christine Blasey Ford  —  Her story, spoken while holding back tears, shook Washington and the country.  Her courage, in the face of those who wished to silence her, galvanized Americans.  And her unfathomable sacrifice, out of a sense of civic duty, shined a spotlight on the way we treat survivors of sexual violence.
Julie K. Brown / Miami Herald:
New Jeffrey Epstein accuser goes public; defamation lawsuit targets Dershowitz  —  A new victim has gone public in the Jeffrey Epstein case, filing a sworn affidavit in federal court in New York Tuesday, saying that she was sexually assaulted and her then-15-year-old sister molested by Epstein …
Emily Dreyfuss / Wired:
JACK DORSEY IS CAPTAIN OF THE TWITTANIC AT TED 2019  —  ON TUESDAY, JACK Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, came to TED 2019 to answer for the sins of his platform.  In his signature black hoodie and jeans, unkempt facial hair, and black beanie, he sat with TED head Chris Anderson and Whitney Pennington Rodgers …
Washington Post:
Trump moves to resist House inquiries, setting up fight over congressional subpoena powers  —  President Trump's attorneys and the White House are moving to resist a growing number of congressional requests for information, increasing the likelihood of a protracted legal fight that could test the power of congressional subpoenas.
Sofia Leung:
Whiteness as Collections  —  I had this interesting mini-eureka moment a few weeks ago that I wanted to share for a few reasons.  One, I don't usually reflect on the connections that help me understand how I learn something new or what goes into coming up with some new concept.
Nancy Pelosi / TIME:
Most Influential People  —  Too often it seems we have a surplus of bluster in our national politics and a deficit of action.  But then there's Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  —  In the 2018 midterms, Nancy was the driving force that brought a Democratic majority back to the House …
Sara Nelson / Vox:
Flight attendants know the real job killer isn't the Green New Deal.  It's climate change.  —  Our union represents 50,000 flight attendants.  We know climate change is a huge threat.  —  “Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up” is not a sentence most travelers want to hear.
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and Raw Story
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Andrew Yang is the candidate for the end of the world  —  He's a fringe presidential hopeful who thinks automation is the country's greatest threat — and the answer is to give every American human $1,000 a month  —  Andrew Yang can't quite believe he's running for president.
Discussion: Right Wing Watch
James Stavridis / TIME:
It's Been Over 300 Days Since a Pentagon Press Briefing.  That Should Concern All Americans — Including the Military  —  For about six months now, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has used her briefing room so little that officials might as well turn it back into the swimming pool it was more than a half century ago.
 
 
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