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8:05 AM ET, June 19, 2019


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New York Times:
2016 All Over Again  —  What many of those in Orlando really wanted to do was relive their historic victory.  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — The crowd in the Amway Center, an arena that seats 20,000, cheered loudly as oversize screens hanging from the ceiling broadcast Fox News projections …
Charles Creitz / Fox News:
President Trump unveils 2020 slogan to replace 2016 rallying cry during campaign rally  —  President Trump revealed the 2020 re-election campaign slogan to replace his Make America Great Again mantra from 2016.  —  “Make America Great Again” was the best political slogan in history …
New York Times:
Trump, at Rally in Orlando, Kicks Off His 2020 Re-election Bid  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — President Trump delivered a fierce denunciation of his rivals, the news media and the political establishment on Tuesday as he rallied a huge crowd of raucous supporters in Florida to officially open his re-election campaign …
Olivia Nuzzi / New York Magazine:
Inside Trump's 2020 Campaign Launch in Orlando, It's Still 2016
Discussion: Politico and The Daily Beast
Washington Post:
As Trump's defense pick withdraws, he addresses violent domestic incidents  —  In the months that he has served as President Trump's acting secretary of defense, Patrick Shanahan has worked to keep domestic violence incidents within his family private.  His wife was arrested after punching him in the face …
Marianne LeVine / Politico:
Trump's empty Cabinet  —  A little more than a year ago, moments after he fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by tweet, President Donald Trump looked ahead optimistically to reshaping his Cabinet.  —  Standing on the White House driveway, the president told reporters …
USA Today:
FBI examining 2010 domestic fight involving acting defense secretary Shanahan; accounts differ on aggressor
Nic Robertson / CNN:
Khashoggi murder: Independent investigation blames Saudi Arabia for ‘extrajudicial killing’ of journalist  —  (CNN)Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a “deliberate, premeditated execution,” a United Nations special rapporteur has concluded in the first independent investigation into his death.
Washington Post:
U.N. investigator calls for probing Saudi officials in Khashoggi killing
Exclusive: Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudis on U.S. child soldiers list - sources
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash  —  WASHINGTON — Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal freshman Democrat from New York who has made fighting for immigrants' rights a signature issue, on Tuesday described …
Jackson Richman /
Jewish groups slam Ocasio-Cortez for comparing US border control to ‘concentration camps’
Katie Glueck / New York Times:
Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators  —  Joseph R. Biden Jr., defending himself on Tuesday night against suggestions that he is too “old fashioned” for today's Democratic Party, invoked two Southern segregationist senators by name as he fondly recalled the …
Discussion: Slate
Jennifer Epstein / Bloomberg:
Biden Tells Elite Donors He Doesn't Want to ‘Demonize’ the Rich  —  Former Vice President Joe Biden told affluent donors Tuesday that he wanted their support and — perhaps unlike some other Democratic presidential candidates — wouldn't be making them political targets because of their wealth.
Discussion: Breitbart
Washington Post:
Meet the New York couple donating millions to the anti-vax movement  —  A wealthy Manhattan couple has emerged as significant financiers of the anti-vaccine movement, contributing more than $3 million in recent years to groups that stoke fears about immunizations online and at live events …
'She's extremely serious': Sarah Sanders eyes run for Arkansas governor  —  The outgoing White House press secretary got a recent boost when President Donald Trump encouraged her to run.  —  Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the outgoing White House press secretary, is seriously considering running …
Discussion: Political Wire
New York Times:
The Evangelical, the ‘Pool Boy,’ the Comedian and Michael Cohen  —  Jerry Falwell Jr. defied expectations when he supported Donald J. Trump in 2016.  Now details are emerging about behind-the-scenes maneuvering before the endorsement.  —  MIAMI BEACH — Senator Ted Cruz was running neck …
Warren emerges as potential compromise nominee  —  Centrists who once said the senator would lead the party to ruin are coming around to her as an alternative to Bernie Sanders.  —  CHARLESTON, S.C. — There was a time not so long ago when leading Democrats warned that Elizabeth Warren's …
Dareh Gregorian / NBC News:
Biden/Sanders, Warren/O'Rourke to be center stage at first debate
New York Times:
Tiffany Cabán for Queens District Attorney  —  In next Tuesday's Democratic primary, an ambitious young public defender offers overdue change.  —  The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher.  It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section.
Vera Bergengruen / TIME:
Watchdogs Sue Trump Administration Over Missing Notes From Putin Meeting  —  A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday alleges that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke the law by allowing President Donald Trump to seize the notes from a key meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and failing …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Washington Press
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Tom Cotton wages lonely campaign to attack Iran  —  Tom Cotton is the most outspoken champion for bombing Iran in a Senate filled with Republican hawks.  And he's got President Donald Trump's ear on it, too.  —  The Arkansas Republican has spoken to several high-ranking U.S. officials …
BuzzFeed News:
A Former Republican Operative With Ties To White Nationalists Has Been Publishing Opinion Pieces In The Wall Street Journal  —  A former Republican operative notorious for his connections to white nationalists has established himself as an opinion contributor for several national publications …
Kenneth P. Vogel / New York Times:
A Foreigner Paid $200,000 for Tickets to Trump's Inaugural.  Now He Says He Was Duped.  —  WASHINGTON — A Ukrainian-Russian developer who wanted access to President Trump's inauguration filed a lawsuit on Tuesday saying he was bilked out of the $200,000 he paid for what he thought would be V.I.P. tickets to the event.
Discussion: Splinter and Talking Points Memo
Kevin Poulsen / The Daily Beast:
India Bullies Twitter Into Banning Accounts of American, British Students Thousands of Miles Away  —  A Texas college student is among other Westerners to be banned after a crusade against Pakistani trolls went terribly wrong—and ensnared unwitting students thousands of miles away.
Washington Post:
Pompeo warns Iran about trigger for U.S. military action as some in administration question aggressive policy  —  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has privately delivered warnings intended for Iranian leaders that any attack by Tehran or its proxies resulting in the death of even one American service member …
Discussion: The American Conservative and NPR
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Leftists Have Turned Obama Into Mitt Romney  —  During his presidency, Barack Obama faced two mutually exclusive, wrongheaded accusations.  Conservatives called him a socialist radical, overturning two centuries of liberty to crush the spirits of job creators and deliver free stuff to his supporters.
Discussion: Daily Kos and Breitbart
Karine Jean-Pierre / Newsweek:
Democrats can both impeach Trump and win 2020 |  Opinion  —  By now, we are well past debating whether Donald Trump deserves to be impeached.  His latest argument that he would again accept help from a foreign government to win in 2020 serves as a coda to the first half of the Mueller report …
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The Surreal End of an American College
John Bresnahan / Politico:
Fight over flight to Cochran funeral breaks out in Senate Appropriations Committee
Declan Walsh / New York Times:
Egypt Quietly Buries Former President Morsi, Muting Coverage of Death
Discussion: Breitbart
Franco Ordoñez / NPR:
Kushner Meets With Bipartisan Architects Of Dreamer Legislation
Washington Post:
We ought to be concerned about preserving the political order of the Supreme Court
Discussion: SCOTUSblog
Washington Post:
Trump plans Air Force One flyover of Mall for July Fourth celebration
Discussion: Fox News and Boing Boing
Jane Perlez / New York Times:
A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out.
Associated Press:
US air quality is slipping after years of improvement
Discussion: Fox News and Axios
 Earlier Items: 
Kathryn Watson / CBS News:
Trump campaign manager says he'd win in an “electoral landslide” as of today
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Mark Niquette / Bloomberg:
Publishers Plead With Trump Not to Impose a China ‘Bible Tax’
Discussion: Quartz, TheBlaze and Axios
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Michael Savage Has Doubts About Trump. His Conservative Radio Audience Does Not.
Discussion: Mediaite
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