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7:30 AM ET, April 22, 2019

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Charles M. Blow / New York Times:
Impeach Donald Trump?  —  Obstruction of justice is a crime.  The decision is clear.  —  The Mueller report has been released, with redactions of course, and it is a damning document.  Not only does it detail Russian efforts to attack our election to help the Trump campaign …
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Michael Burke / The Hill:
Nadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr., others in Trump Tower meeting  —  Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that he doesn't understand why special counsel Robert Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr …
CNN:
It's not 1998 anymore. Democrats shouldn't be afraid of impeachment
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
What House Democrats should do now
Ben Kamisar / NBC News:
Giuliani: Americans had ‘right to know’ the contents of Democratic emails hacked by Russians
Discussion: Slate and New York Post
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:   Chris Wallace Destroys Trump's ‘No Obstruction’ Claim to Rudy Giuliani's Face: 'That's Not True!'
Zachary Basu / Axios:
Giuliani: “There's nothing wrong with taking information from Russians”
Discussion: Politico, The Daily Beast and Breitbart
Eli Watkins / CNN:
Giuliani: 'There's nothing wrong with taking information from Russians'
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Trump wins over big donors who snubbed him in 2016  —  Deep-pocketed Republicans who snubbed Donald Trump in 2016 are going all in for him in 2020, throwing their weight behind a newly created fundraising drive that's expected to dump tens of millions into his reelection coffers.
Discussion: Raw Story
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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: How to think about the Democrats' impeachment dilemma  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  NYT, A1 ... MATT FLEGENHEIMER and JONATHAN MARTIN: “How 2020 Democrats Are Gaming Out Trump Impeachment Quandary”: “Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has worked for months to find traction …
New York Times:
Police Warned That Sri Lanka Churches Were Bombing Targets
Kevin Freking / ABC News:
President attends Easter service following slew of tweets
Matthew Lee / Associated Press:
AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran, officials said Sunday.
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Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Scoop: Trump administration opposes military intervention in Iran  —  In a closed-door meeting with Iranian-American community leaders last Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration is “not going to do a military exercise inside Iran” to expedite a regime change …
Discussion: ТАСС and Raw Story
Elizabeth Warren / The Cut:
The World Needs Fewer Cersei Lannisters  —  I watch Game of Thrones because, just like everyone else, I want to find out who lives, who dies, and who ends up on the spiky iron chair in King's Landing.  But for me, the hit HBO show is about more than a death count (I'll leave that to Arya).
Discussion: Rolling Stone and Mediaite
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools.  That Started a Rebellion.  —  WELLINGTON, Kan. — The seed of rebellion was planted in classrooms.  It grew in kitchens and living rooms, in conversations between students and their parents.  —  It culminated when Collin Winter, 14 …
New York Times:
To Defend Against a Mercurial Boss, Trump Aides Wield the Pen as Shield  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump glanced around the room and noticed Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, then his national security adviser, with his head bent over a notebook, scribbling something down.
Discussion: The Week
Jim Tankersley / New York Times:
Trump's Washing Machine Tariffs Stung Consumers While Lifting Corporate Profits  —  New research shows how a move meant to aid domestic manufacturers instead padded profits and raised prices on a wide variety of laundry items.  —  President Trump's decision to impose tariffs …
Alex Seitz-Wald / NBC News:
Rep. Seth Moulton is latest Democrat to enter 2020 field  —  The decorated Marine veteran hopes to stand out by focusing on national security and foreign policy.  —  WASHINGTON — Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., became the latest Democrat to enter the 2020 presidential race Monday …
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Reagan's Supply-Side Warriors Blaze a Comeback Under Trump  —  Like perms, Members Only jackets and Duran Duran, their economic theories were big in the go-go 1980s.  Now they're back.  —  On a Tuesday evening earlier this month, several dozen Washingtonians gathered in a ballroom …
Discussion: The Bulwark
Paul Mirengoff / Power Line:
Two ways of looking at the “achievement gap”  —  In this post from last October, I argued that blaming schools for the “achievement gap” between students of different races and ethnic groups is foolish and counterproductive.  Unfortunately, it's also a staple of left-wing discourse about education.
Tamar Auber / Mediaite:
Russian State TV is Reportedly Airing Sean Hannity Clips Bashing Mueller Report  —  Russian state television has reportedly turned to Fox News personality Sean Hannity to help spread the message that the Trump campaign was not complicit in election meddling.
BBC:
Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky ‘wins presidency’  —  Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a run-off election to become the country's next president by a landslide, exit polls suggest.  —  The polls give him more than 70% support.  He dominated the first round of voting three weeks ago …
Discussion: New York Times and Joe.My.God.
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Anton Troianovski / Washington Post:   Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky unseats incumbent in Ukraine's presidential election, exit poll shows
 
 
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The Economist:
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Associated Press:
Buttigieg scrambles to turn 2020 buzz into momentum
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Associated Press:
Stop & Shop, workers reach tentative contract agreement
Discussion: Splinter
Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
Inside the special counsel's long hunt to uncover whether the Trump campaign conspired with Russia
Discussion: The Week
CBS News:
Pete Buttigieg on the presidency as a “moral office”
Stephen Sorace / Fox News:
Ocasio-Cortez impersonator, 8, takes on Green New Deal, socialism in adorable Twitter video
Discussion: Daily Wire
 Earlier Items: 
Harry Siegel / New York Daily News:
What the bombshell report reveals: The ugly truth about our chief executive
Associated Press:
As Russia probe began, Trump called on spy chiefs for help
Discussion: WSVN-TV