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2:20 PM ET, April 26, 2019

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Murray Waas / The New York Review of Books:
Mueller Prosecutors: Trump Did Obstruct Justice  —  Prosecutors working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded last year that they had sufficient evidence to seek criminal charges against President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice over the president's alleged pressuring …
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Washington Post:
Rosenstein fires back at critics over Mueller report  —  NEW YORK — Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein hit back hard against politicians and the press Thursday night, and warned that hacking and social media ma­nipu­la­tion are “only the tip of the iceberg” …
U.S. Department of Justice:
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at the Armenian Bar Association's Public Servants Dinner  —  “Peri yerego.”  Good evening.  —  Rick, I am grateful for your friendship and for your 20 years of exceptional service to the Department of Justice …
Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:   Rosenstein defends Russia investigation, takes shots at Obama administration
Charles Sykes / The Bulwark:   Did Trump's Attempts to Obstruct Actually Work?
The Daily Beast:
Fox News Reporter Rips Colleagues Over Charlottesville: You Sound Like ‘White Supremacist Chat Room’  —  In emails obtained by The Daily Beast, one bold Fox reporter stands up to two of his colleagues who defended Trump's ‘both sides’ comment about neo-Nazi rallygoers.
Discussion: Politico, Shakesville and Raw Story
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Aidan McLaughlin / Mediaite:
Fox News' Jon Decker Blasts Colleagues Over Charlottesville in Leaked Emails: Like a ‘White Supremacist Chat Room’  —  In leaked internal emails obtained by Mediaite, Fox News Radio correspondent Jon Decker scolded several of his colleagues for their defense of President Donald Trump's …
Discussion: Washington Post
Scott Jones / FTVLive:
EXCLUSIVE!  Fox News Internal Emails Regarding Biden's Announcement  —  As Joe Biden was making his announcement to run for President, Biden used the ugly scene from Charlottesville's as a talking point to launch his run for President.  —  At Fox News, there was an internal email debate as to how to cover this?
Discussion: Contemptor
Susan B. Glasser / New Yorker:
Why Is Joe Biden the Only Democrat Who Wants to Talk About Donald Trump?  —  In the week since the release of the Mueller report, President Trump has gone to war against its findings, raged against advisers who coöperated with the special counsel's investigation, lied about what the report concluded …
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Amy Walter / The Cook Political Report:
Restoration Versus Revolution  —  A couple of weeks ago, I noted that one way to look at the 2020 Democratic primary contest was to think of it as a battle between those candidates who wanted a ‘revolution’ versus those who want to see more of a ‘restoration.’ The leaders of the ‘revolution’ wing …
Discussion: New York Times
NBC News:
If it's Biden v. Bernie, buckle up
Molly Nagle / ABC News:
Biden says he's ‘more cognizant’ of private space after allegations
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
Joe Biden is the best candidate to beat Trump
Discussion: Splinter, IJR and The Guardian
Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
Russian Agent Maria Butina Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison: ‘I Destroyed My Own Life’  —  The government says she illegally courted U.S. figures, including conservatives and NRA leaders, on behalf of Moscow.  —  Betsy Woodruff  —  Maria Butina, who admitted to conspiring to act …
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Washington Post:
Maria Butina, Russian who conspired to infiltrate conservative U.S. political groups, sentenced to 18 months  —  Russian gun rights activist Maria Butina was sentenced to an 18-month prison term Friday in Washington after failing to register as a foreign agent for conspiring …
Associated Press:
Trump speaks to a weakened National Rifle Association  —  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The nation's largest gun rights organization was pivotal in President Donald Trump's victory in 2016.  —  Three years later, the National Rifle Association is limping toward the next election divided and diminished.
Discussion: The Crime Report
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BuzzFeed News:
Trump Says Mar-A-Lago Can't Find US Workers To Hire.  New Documents Show Dozens Applied.  —  Trump often says his resorts have no choice but to hire foreign guest workers — there just aren't any Americans to take the jobs.  But government records show nearly 60 US residents applied for those jobs, and only one was hired.
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Women Did Everything Right.  Then Work Got ‘Greedy.’  —  How America's obsession with long hours has widened the gender gap.  —  Daniela Jampel and Matthew Schneid met in college at Cornell, and both later earned law degrees.  They both got jobs at big law firms, the kind that reward people …
Justin Elliott / ProPublica:
TurboTax Deliberately Hides Its Free File Page From Search Engines  —  The makers of TurboTax as well as H&R Block promised the IRS to offer free filing for many Americans.  But they're keeping Google from seeing it. … This week, we reported on how TurboTax uses deceptive design …
Catherine Rampell / Washington Post:
Warren's free-college-and-debt-forgiveness plan may be liberal, but it isn't progressive  —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) might want to work on making her free-college-and-debt-forgiveness plan more progressive.  —  That might sound like a weird criticism for a candidate already vying for the left-most lane in the 2020 primary.
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Washington Post:
Pentagon set to expand military role along southern border  —  The Pentagon is preparing to approve a loosening of rules that bar troops from interacting with migrants entering the United States, expanding the military's involvement in President Trump's operation along the southern border.
Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:
Trump: People ‘have to get their shots’ amid measles crisis  —  President Donald Trump on Friday implored Americans to get vaccinated amid a massive measles outbreak, in a departure from his past skepticism about vaccines.  —  Speaking to reporters outside the White House …
Discussion: Axios, Washington Post and Breitbart
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Manu Raju / CNN:
GOP's Jordan asks White House to let ex-official testify to avoid ‘unnecessary conflict’ on security clearances  —  (CNN)Rep. Jim Jordan, the top Republican on the House Oversight Committee, is seeking to resolve a tense dispute between Democrats and the White House as part of the panel's review …
Discussion: KTLA
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Washington Post:
During NRA speech, Trump drops out of another global arms treaty  —  President Trump announced Friday that he would un-sign the global arms pact known as the Arms Trade Treaty in the latest illustration of his aversion to international pacts and world governance.
Discussion: Hot Air and Axios
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David Dayen / American Prospect:
Resisting Trump's Politicization of the Census  —  Trump's intention is to undercount noncitizens, and Supreme Court conservatives appear on board.  —  I don't want to be a pessimist, but a cursory look at oral arguments in the Supreme Court case over whether the Trump administration can pose …
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Eric H. Holder Jr / Washington Post:
Eric Holder: The Supreme Court can't allow Trump to weaponize the census
Discussion: Hullabaloo and CNN
HuffPost:
Psychiatrists Say Mueller Report Offers More Proof Of Trump's Mental Decline  —  Trying to fire Mueller despite the clear downside shows the president can't rationally process risk, a new study states.  —  WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump's “reckless” response to the investigation …
Discussion: Raw Story
Nancy Cook / Politico:
Trump's top aide is trying to overhaul the West Wing snake pit  —  It may be Washington's most coveted happy hour invitation.  On the patio outside the White House chief of staff's office, cozily enclosed by greenery, West Wing aides relax with beer and wine under a white pergola …
Discussion: USA Today
Gabriel Sherman / Vanity Fair:
“Executives Are Very Worried Fox & Friends Will Be Next”: After Taking Over Fox, Lachlan Murdoch Is in a Trump Trap  —  When advertisers rebelled at outrage anchors like Jeanine Pirro and Tucker Carlson, Trump called Lachlan's daddy, Rupert Murdoch, to keep them on the air.
David Smiley / Miami Herald:
FBI to meet with Florida governor to discuss election-hacking attempts by Russians  —  Silent so far on new information that Russian hackers may have phished their way into a local elections office, the FBI has agreed to meet next month with Florida officials to brief them on the topic.
Zach Montellaro / Politico:
Lipinski challenger squeezed by DCCC vendor policy  —  Editor's Note: This edition of Morning Score is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Campaign subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. To learn more about POLITICO Pro's comprehensive policy …
Discussion: The Intercept
Katie Bo Williams / Defense One:
Guantanamo Is Becoming a Nursing Home for Its Aging Terror Suspects  —  The Pentagon is required to give Gitmo detainees the same medical care as U.S. troops.  How's that going to work?  —  GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — The oldest man still held in military detention here is 71 years old.
 
 
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Dan Margolies / NPR:
Kansas Supreme Court Rules State Constitution Protects Right To Abortion
David Wasserman / The Cook Political Report:
New Census Data Reinforces Urgency of House GOP's Female Recruitment Push
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Elliot Hannon / Slate:
Fox News' Legal Analyst Called Trump's Obstruction “Immoral, Criminal, Defenseless, and Condemnable”
Discussion: Salon, The Guardian and Hullabaloo
Allyson Chiu / Washington Post:
George Conway slammed Trump as ‘Deranged Donald,’ and a new nickname was born
Discussion: The Root, IJR, HuffPost and Joe.My.God.
Charlie Cooper / Politico:
Corbyn snubs Trump dinner at Buckingham Palace
Discussion: Political Wire
ACLU of Texas:
Court Rules Texas Anti-Boycott Law is Unconstitutional, Protects First Amendment Right to Boycott
Leila Fadel / NPR:
Activists And Suicide Prevention Groups Seek Bans On Conversion Therapy For Minors
 Earlier Items: 
CNN:
Exclusive: Saudi Arabia said they confessed.  But court filings show some executed men protested their innocence
Rachel M. Cohen / The Intercept:
Washington Becomes First State to Approve Publicly Funded Long-Term Care
Jerusalem Post:
FRIEDMAN TO ‘POST’: U.S. THINKING ‘OUT OF THE BOX’ WITH TRUMP PEACE PLAN
Kimberley A. Strassel / Wall Street Journal:
The Russians and the Dossier
Discussion: Power Line
Mathew Ingram / Columbia Journalism Review:
Here's what happened inside The Markup
Mike Allen / Axios:
Bob Woodward is considering another book on Trump
Discussion: Raw Story
Ryan Autullo / Austin American-Statesman:
Federal judge rules against Texas in ban on boycotting Israel
Baltimore Sun:
Attorney for Baltimore Mayor Pugh says she's not ‘lucid’ enough to make a decision about resigning