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2:15 PM ET, May 23, 2019

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Morgan Gstalter / The Hill:
TrumpTantrum spreads on Twitter after impromptu press conference  —  Calls for President Trump to resign began circulating on Twitter on Thursday morning, mocking the president for throwing a “#TrumpTantrum” and walking out of a meeting with Democratic leadership this week.
Discussion: PJ Media Home and Mashable
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Colby Hall / Mediaite:
Maria Bartiromo: ‘Is There Any Reason Why We Should Not Be Trusting President Trump?’  —  Maria Bartiromo opened her titular Fox Business Network show Mornings with Maria Thursday morning with a bipartisan discussion over Wednesday's dramatic White House developments between President Donald Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:
Kellyanne Conway accuses Pelosi of treating her like a ‘maid’  —  Kellyanne Conway escalated a feud with Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, accusing the House speaker of treating her like “her maid” following the previous day's disastrous meeting on infrastructure.  —  Conway, a senior counselor to Trump …
Discussion: Washington Post and Political Wire
Jordyn Hermani / Politico:
Pelosi: Trump needs ‘an intervention’ after White House blow-up  —  Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Donald Trump needs “an intervention” after his latest “temper tantrum” at the White House, ratcheting up her criticism of a president she says is not fit for office.
Discussion: Political Wire
Associated Press:   War of words intensifies between Trump, Democratic leaders inspires #TrumpMustResign
NBC News:
After infrastructure blowup, Trump owns Washington gridlock
Discussion: Fortune, Politico and Roll Call
Grant Stern / Washington Press:
Trump appears to have just accidentally revealed he lied to Mueller in Rose Garden rant
Discussion: Raw Story
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Trump seems to be transparently mad
Audrey Strauss / Justice News:
Bank CEO Stephen M. Calk Charged With Corruptly Soliciting A Presidential Administration Position In Exchange For Approving $16 Million In Loans  —  Ms. Strauss said: “As alleged, Stephen M. Calk abused the power entrusted to him as the top official of a federally insured bank by approving millions …
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New York Times:
Banker Accused of Arranging $16 Million in Loans to Manafort to Gain High-Level Trump Post  —  Stephen M. Calk, the chairman of a small Chicago bank, sought positions including secretary of the Treasury, prosecutors said.  —  The chairman of a Chicago bank has been indicted in Manhattan …
Andrew Martin / Yahoo Finance:
Manafort Banker Charged With Bribery in Seeking Trump Post
Discussion: Bloomberg and Daily Kos
Mad Dog PAC:   Stephen Calk JUSTICE AWAITS YOU FINALLY updated
State Primary Schedule / Polls:
Women Rise in Dem 2020 Field  —  Biden maintains lead, but it's not as large among early state voters  —  West Long Branch, NJ - Former Vice President Joe Biden maintains his front-runner status among Democratic voters nationwide, but some female candidates - namely Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren …
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Zach Montellaro / Politico:
Spirituality guru Marianne Williamson locks in 2020 debate spot  —  Marianne Williamson, a self-help author and failed congressional candidate running an upstart campaign for president, is virtually ensured a spot in the first series of Democratic debates next month.
Discussion: Washington Post and New York Times
Elaina Plott / The Atlantic:
How Trump Broke the Freedom Caucus  —  Back in February 2018, I sat down with two leaders of the House Freedom Caucus to discuss, among other things, whether fiscal conservatism had gone extinct.  —  A few days earlier, with encouragement from his budget director, Mick Mulvaney …
Discussion: IJR, PJ Media Home and Vanity Fair
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Washington Post:
Putin out-prepared Trump in long, freewheeling meeting, Rex Tillerson told House panel  —  Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson told members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee that Russian President Vladimir Putin out-prepared President Trump during a key meeting in Germany …
Josh Zumbrun / Wall Street Journal:
Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program  —  Direct payments to farmers is intended to offset impact of trade conflict with China  —  WASHINGTON—The Trump administration said it would spend $16 billion to offset the impact on American agriculture from the trade conflict with China …
Discussion: Mother Jones
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Bloomberg:
U.S. Seeks to Avoid Planting Distortions With New Farm Aid
Discussion: Axios and Political Wire
Graeme Wood / The Atlantic:
I Wrote to John Walker Lindh.  He Wrote Back.  —  Four years ago, I wrote a letter to John Walker Lindh, then-inmate number 45426-083 in the Terre Haute penitentiary, to ask for advice about jihadism, Islamic law, and the Islamic State.  Lindh is the most famous jihadist America has ever produced.
Discussion: NPR
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Michelle Alexander / New York Times:
My Rapist Apologized  —  I still needed an abortion.  —  My 12-year-old daughter recently asked me what I think about abortion.  She walked into the kitchen, poked around the refrigerator, then spun around and blurted it out: “I can't decide what I think about abortion.  I want to know what you think.”
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Pro-Gun Parkland Teen Kyle Kashuv Apologizes for ‘Inflammatory’ Racial Comments  —  Kyle Kashuv, an ex-Turning Point USA star, says he's sorry for ‘idiotic comments’ he made in text messages circulating among right-wing activists and Parkland students this week.
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Sebastian Murdock / HuffPost:
Parkland Teen Kyle Kashuv, Former Turning Point USA Member, Apologizes For Racist Slurs
Discussion: ThinkProgress, Raw Story and Mediaite
NBC News:
Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress  —  The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capitol One — can give financial documents to Congress.  —  WASHINGTON — A key congressional committee …
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Dan Alexander / Forbes:
The Truth Behind Trump Tower Moscow: How Trump Risked Everything For A (Relatively) Tiny Deal  —  It's getting late, and Felix Sater—a onetime Trump partner, two-time convicted felon and longtime federal informant—sits in the back of a New York City restaurant, ready for a drink.
ProPublica:
TurboTax Uses A “Military Discount” to Trick Troops Into Paying to File Their Taxes  —  ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom based in New York.  Sign up for ProPublica's Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published.
Douglas Hanks / Miami Herald:
Documents detail how Jerry Falwell Jr. went into South Beach venture with ‘pool boy’  —  New court documents offer a peek into how evangelist Jerry Falwell Jr. wound up in the South Beach hotel business with a former Fontainebleau Hotel pool attendant  —  The latest twist involves a top aide …
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Are More Moderate Democrats More Electable?  —  I have a dilemma for you, dear reader.  I have a righteous little bulletpoint-sized rant to make about ill-informed media coverage of polling in the recent Australian election.  But this column, Silver Bulletpoints, promises to give you three items …
Discussion: The Economist
Evan Perez / CNN:
FBI has seen significant rise in white supremacist domestic terrorism in recent months  —  (CNN)The FBI has seen a significant rise in the number of white supremacist domestic terrorism cases in recent months, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said Thursday.
Carissa House-Dunphy / Bipartisan Report:
Dem Coalition Calls Out Trump For Harassing Americans Like Master Trolls  —  For a man who relishes representing the image of the tough guy, Donald Trump sure does spend a lot of time whining.  On Thursday, the Democratic Coalition reminded Trump that bullies don't get to whine about harassment.
Washington Post:
While teaching, Elizabeth Warren worked on more than 50 legal matters, charging as much as $675 an hour  —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren worked on more than 50 legal matters during her career as a professor at Ivy League law schools, charging as much as $675 an hour to advise a variety of clients …
Joe Tacopino / New York Post:
Man allegedly hiding drugs in butt accidentally shoots himself in testicles  —  A bungling felon from Washington state made a series of blunders when he shot himself in the testicles and tried to hide the weapon — all while storing drugs in his anus, a report said Thursday.
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James Stavridis / TIME:
I Commanded Several of the Servicemen Trump May Pardon.  Letting Them Off Will Undermine the Military
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VICE News:
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Pew Research Center:
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Joseph Simonson / Washington Examiner:
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NBC News:
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Alan Dershowitz / The Hill:
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James Arkin / Politico:
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Victor Davis Hanson / American Greatness:
Federal Rats Are Fleeing the Sinking Collusion Ship
Discussion: RedState and The Last Refuge