Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:35 PM ET, April 23, 2019

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
CNN:
White House ordered Trump administration officials to boycott WHCA Dinner  —  (CNN)The White House has ordered Trump administration officials to boycott the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, according to a senior administration official.  —  The order was issued Tuesday morning …
RELATED:
CNN:
White House tells official not to comply with Democratic subpoena over security clearances  —  (CNN)The White House has instructed a former official who was in charge of the security clearance process to not comply with a House subpoena demanding his appearance for an interview …
Tom Hamburger / Washington Post:
White House instructs official to ignore Democratic subpoena over security clearances  —  A former White House personnel security director has been instructed by the White House not to show up Tuesday for questioning by the House Oversight Committee.  —  The move appears to be the latest effort …
House Committee on Oversight and Reform:   White House Orders Former Security Director to Defy Oversight Committee Subpoena
Eliana Johnson / Politico:
Trump orders boycott of White House Correspondents' Dinner
Discussion: Raw Story and The Week
NBC News:   White House tells official who gave Kushner security clearance: Don't comply with subpoena
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
What to do about Sarah Sanders? White House reporters have a few ideas.
Discussion: RedState
J. W. Verret / The Atlantic:
The Mueller Report Was My Tipping Point  —  Let's start at the end of this story.  This weekend, I read Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report twice, and realized that enough was enough—I needed to do something.  I've worked on every Republican presidential transition team for the past 10 years …
Peter Daou / The Nation:
I Was Bernie's Biggest Critic in 2016—I've Changed My Mind  —  Bernie Sanders can beat Donald Trump—and it would be an epic act of self-destruction for Democrats to try and hobble his campaign.  —  If you had told me in the spring of 2016 that three years later I'd be touting the merits …
RELATED:
New York Times:
The President in Plain Sight Is Bad Enough
Discussion: National Review and Raw Story
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Kushner says Russia investigations are ‘way more harmful’ than Russian election interference  —  White House senior adviser and President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner said Tuesday that investigations into election interference by Russia have been “way more harmful” than the interference itself …
RELATED:
Marisa Fernandez / Axios:   Jared Kushner says Russian collusion accusations are “nonsense”
Gary Willig / Arutz Sheva:
Kushner: Two State Solution an ‘old talking point’
Discussion: ThinkProgress
CNN:
Kushner says Russia investigations more harmful to US ‘than a couple Facebook ads’
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and IJR
Greg Stohr / Bloomberg:
Supreme Court Signals Support for Trump's Census Citizenship Question  —  Key U.S. Supreme Court justices seemed inclined to let the Trump administration add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census in a clash that will shape the allocation of congressional seats and federal dollars.
RELATED:
Associated Press:
The Latest: Court's conservatives seem fine with census
Discussion: Politico
Reuters:
Supreme Court conservatives sympathetic toward Trump census citizenship query
Discussion: electionlawblog.org
Natasha Bertrand / Politico:
What you missed in the Mueller report  —  Robert Mueller keeps on giving.  —  Dozens of overlooked nuggets are buried deep inside the special counsel's 448-page report that raise yet more intriguing questions about Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and shed new light on charges Mueller considered …
Discussion: Hullabaloo and The Week
RELATED:
Evan McMullin / NBC News:
Trump welcomed the Russian attack and obstructed resulting investigations, an impeachable offense
Discussion: Raw Story
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Great Republican Abdication  —  A party that no longer believes in American values.  —  So all the “fake news” was true.  A hostile foreign power intervened in the presidential election, hoping to install Donald Trump in the White House.  The Trump campaign was aware of this intervention and welcomed it.
RELATED:
Joe Lockhart / New York Times:
There's a Bigger Prize Than Impeachment  —  Keeping Trump in office will destroy the Republican Party.  —  Mr. Lockhart served as White House press secretary from 1998 to 2000.  —  In the fall of 1998, Erskine Bowles, the White House chief of staff, traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with the speaker of the House.
Philly.com:
Joe Biden campaign launch back in flux, potentially delayed  —  WASHINGTON — Joe Biden's plans are in flux again.  —  If the former vice president does launch his presidential campaign this week, it won't involve a trip to Charlottesville, Va., and plans for potential public events …
RELATED:
CNN:
Joe Biden to announce his 2020 presidential bid on Thursday
Discussion: Fox News, Washington Times and The Week
Josh Lederman / NBC News:
Rivals are scrambling to dig up dirt on Pete Buttigieg  —  Buttigieg was on nobody's radar as a serious presidential contender until a few weeks ago.  Now his competitors are scrambling to find vulnerabilities.  —  SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Caught off guard by his sudden surge …
Ben Collins / NBC News:
After Mueller report, Twitter bots pushed ‘Russiagate hoax’ narrative  —  As social media platforms continue to prepare for the 2020 election, efforts to spread disinformation and sow discord remain an ongoing issue.  —  A network of more than 5,000 pro-Trump Twitter bots railed against the …
Discussion: Politico and Engadget
Erin Cox / Washington Post:
In New Hampshire, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he's seriously considering a primary challenge to Trump  —  MANCHESTER, N.H. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday he is seriously considering a primary challenge to President Trump, adding that the only reason Trump is not facing obstruction charges …
Pat Rynard / Iowa Starting Line:
Party Switch: State Rep. Andy McKean Flips From R To D  —  State Representative Andy McKean is switching sides.  The Republican legislator from Jones County decided today to leave his party and join Democrats in the Iowa House.  —  First elected to the Iowa House in 1978 …
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Thanks, Mr. President, for making Washington's glitziest dinner as dull as it should be.  —  For years, the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner was an embarrassment.  —  Although, for many, an eagerly awaited and richly relished one.  —  It involved journalists cozying …
Richard Sokolsky / Politico:
Trump Isn't Just Reversing Obama's Foreign Policies.  He's Making it Impossible for His Successor to Go Back to Them.  —  Who says the Trump administration doesn't know what it's doing in the Middle East?  —  Sure, there's plenty of confusion, diplomatic malpractice and dysfunction in Trumpian foreign policy.
Post Register:
Dangerous embrace of the militia movement  —  A rally held by a militia group on the Capitol steps last week, in which several Idaho elected officials participated, should be cause for alarm throughout the Gem State.  —  As captured on a video shared by The Real Three Percent of Idaho …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Raw Story
Paul Mirengoff / Power Line:
AP U.S. History textbook calls Trump “racist,” questions his mental stability  —  I have written repeatedly about the hard-left bias in the teaching of AP American History.  I finally got tired of writing such posts and abandoned the beat.  —  But now, I learn that, beginning in 2020 …
Discussion: Todd Starnes
Whitney Davis / Variety:
‘CBS Has a White Problem’: Executive Blasts Toxic Culture at Network in Explosive Letter  —  Last year, CBS hired two white-shoe law firms to conduct an independent investigation into alleged misconduct by then-CEO Leslie Moonves, as well as broader cultural issues at CBS.
Rachelle Hampton / Slate:
Years Ago, Black Feminists Worked Together to Unmask Twitter Trolls Posing as Women of Color.  If Only More People Paid Attention.  —  Before Gamergate, before the 2016 election, they launched a campaign against Twitter trolls masquerading as women of color.  If only more people had paid attention.
Discussion: National Review
Taffy Brodesser-Akner / New York Times:
The Company That Sells Love to America Had a Dark Secret  —  For thousands of women, working at the nation's largest jewelry retailer meant unequal pay, harassment or worse.  —  The pay-and-promotions lawsuit against Sterling Jewelers Inc. began the way a lot of these things begin: In 2005 …
Discussion: Jezebel
Samantha Allen / The Daily Beast:
Nevada National Guard Joins California and New Mexico To Defy Trump's Trans Troops Ban  —  Nevada has joined California and New Mexico in allowing trans people to continue to serve in their National Guard organizations, which are primarily under gubernatorial control.  —  Samantha Allen
Matthew Weaver / The Guardian:
Trump baby blimp back and could be even bigger for UK state visit  —  Balloon depicting nappy-wearing US president could be five times size of predecessor  —  The Donald Trump baby blimp, which became the focal point of protests against the US president's visit to the UK in July …
Discussion: Politico
Andy Kroll / Rolling Stone:
WikiLeaks and Fox News Are Silent on the Debunked Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory  —  Mueller confirmed the DNC staffer didn't steal his own party's emails.  Why won't Sean Hannity or Julian Assange apologize for spreading misinformation?  —  WASHINGTON — Special Counsel Robert Mueller's …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 2:35 PM ET, April 23, 2019.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
 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 Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Associated Press:
Harris adds to endorsements in early-voting South Carolina
Julián Aguilar / The Texas Tribune:
Border Patrol says apprehensions in the Rio Grande Valley have already surpassed all of 2018
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Natasha Bertrand / Politico:
Barr gets waiver on case linked to inquiry into Trump's inauguration fund
Discussion: Raw Story
Christopher Cadelago / Politico:
Kamala Harris says she supports adding third gender option to federal IDs
Discussion: Axios and Washington Post
New York Times:
The Surprising Place Mueller Found Resistance to Trump
Reuters:
Israel to name new town on Golan after Trump: Netanyahu
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
 Earlier Items: 
Dennis Lund / American Thinker:
Four Reasons Why the Dems Will Lose in 2020
Discussion: Instapundit
Jim Tankersley / New York Times:
Moore's Columns Deriding Women Raise New Questions for Trump Fed Pick
Discussion: Slate and Herman Cain
Polls:
Dem 2020 Diversity Not a Priority
Discussion: Fox News, theGrio and POLITICUSUSA
Ezra Klein / Vox:
Kate Manne on why female candidates get ruled “unelectable” so quickly
McClatchy Washington Bureau:
'There's still a lot of sexism': Dem leaders frustrated by double standards facing female candidates
Discussion: Shakesville
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Unexpected Candor In The New York Times
Discussion: New York Times and PJ Media Home
New York Times:
Sri Lanka Bombings Live Updates: ISIS Claims Responsibility, and President Pledges Security Shake-Up