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E. Jean Carroll / The Cut:
Donald Trump assaulted me in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room 23 years ago.  But he's not alone on the list of awful men in my life.  —  My first rich boy pulled down my underpants.  My last rich boy pulled down my tights.  My first rich boy — I had fixed my eyes on his face long enough to know …
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Sarah Jones / New York Magazine:
E. Jean Carroll: “Trump attacked me in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman.”  —  The cover story New York published today details an encounter the writer E. Jean Carroll had over two decades ago with Donald J. Trump, in which the then-real-estate mogul allegedly assaulted her in a dressing room …
New York Times:
Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’  —  President Trump said Friday morning that the United States military had been “cocked and loaded” for a strike against Iran on Thursday night, but that he called it off with 10 minutes to spare when a general told him that 150 people would likely die in the attack.
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Ahmed Charai / Politico:
Trump Has a Point on Iran.  So Do the Democrats.  —  President Donald Trump's surprise overnight decision to hit Iran with missiles, then call off the strike, has only added fuel to a narrative surrounding the U.S. policy on Iran over the past two years: That America simply …
Discussion: Washington Post and Breitbart
The Daily Beast:
Trump Approved Iran Strikes Knowing Body Count Would Be High  —  Trump said he called off an attack on Iran when a general told him minutes before that 150 people could die.  But Trump was informed of the death toll earlier—and okayed the strike.  —  President Donald Trump approved preparations …
Daniella Silva / NBC News:
Trump says he did not give final approval for Iran strikes, no planes were in the air  —  The president spoke about his decision-making in an exclusive interview with NBC's Chuck Todd for “Meet the Press.”  —  President Donald Trump said Friday that he hadn't given final approval …
Washington Post:
Trump ordered attack on Iran for downing drone, then called it off, citing casualties
James Stavridis / Bloomberg:   Trump and U.S. Allies Can Still Make Iran Blink
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:   The commander in chief is AWOL
Nick Miroff / Washington Post:
ICE raids targeting migrant families slated to start Sunday in major U.S. cities  —  President Trump has directed U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to conduct a mass roundup of migrant families that have received deportation orders, an operation that is likely to begin …
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Angelina Chapin / HuffPost:
4 Severely Ill Migrant Toddlers Hospitalized After Lawyers Visit Border Patrol Facility  —  The kids were unresponsive, feverish and vomiting, yet receiving no medical care, according to lawyers.  —  Four toddlers were so severely ill and neglected at a U.S. Border Patrol facility in McAllen …
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Caitlin Dickerson / New York Times:   ‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children
Andrea Pitzer / NYR Daily:   ‘Some Suburb of Hell’: America's New Concentration Camp System
Associated Press:
Lawyers claim infants, children are in dangerous situation at border detention site
Discussion: Washington Post
Ali Vitali / NBC News:
Clyburn explains why Harris and Booker haven't caught on in S. Carolina  —  The third-ranking House Democrat talked to NBC News ahead of his famous ‘Fish Fry’ gathering Friday night, featuring more than 20 presidential contenders.  —  COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn expressed …
Discussion: Politico
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Alexander Burns / New York Times:
Biden Has Not Changed.  The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have.  —  Joseph R. Biden Jr. was addressing an elite audience, describing how as a young senator he had learned to work with Jesse Helms, the right-wing North Carolinian known for his fierce opposition to civil rights and his open loathing of gay people.
Discussion: Washington Post
Natasha Korecki / Politico:
Biden called Booker to quell tensions. Things only got worse
New York Times:
Andrew Weissmann, a Top Mueller Prosecutor, Has a Book Deal  —  Andrew Weissmann, one of the top prosecutors for Robert S. Mueller III on the Russia investigation, is writing a book that will explore his work on the special counsel's inquiry, according to a publishing executive with knowledge of the deal.
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Orion Rummler / Axios:
One of Robert Mueller's top prosecutors is writing a book about the investigation
Discussion: Front Page Magazine
TIME:
Donald Trump's Interview With TIME on 2020: Read the Transcript  —  President Donald Trump sat down for an interview with TIME in the Oval Office on June 17 for a story on his re-election campaign.  —  During the 57-minute conversation, he discussed his Democratic rivals …
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Colby Itkowitz / Washington Post:
Trump threatens reporter with prison time during interview
Discussion: Mediaite
Brian Stelter / CNN:
Trump threatened Time journalist with prison over Kim Jong Un letter
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell / U.S. Representative …:
Mucarsel-Powell Statement Regarding Opening an Impeachment Inquiry  —  f t # e  —  WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement regarding the House opening an impeachment inquiry:  —  “I did not run for office to impeach the President.
Discussion: Daily Kos
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David Gutman / The Seattle Times:
Rep. Adam Smith is second Washington member of Congress to call for impeachment inquiry
Discussion: Politico and Observer
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Police called to loud altercation at Boris Johnson's home  —  Neighbour records shouting and banging at flat potential PM shares with Carrie Symonds  —  Police were called to the home of Boris Johnson and his partner, Carrie Symonds, in the early hours of Friday morning after neighbours heard …
Politico:
Dems see Hope Hicks testimony as huge gift in legal battle with Trump  —  In an exclusive interview, Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler also said Democrats would soon sue former White House Counsel Don McGahn.  —  House Democrats are planning to file a lawsuit within days to force former White …
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Tierney Sneed / Talking Points Memo:
READ: Court Unseals Manafort Docs, Revealing Texts With Hannity  —  Court documents previously filed under seal with the government's sentencing recommendations for Paul Manafort were made public on Friday.  —  The documents include a months-long text exchange between Manafort and a “Sean” who appears to be Fox News host Sean Hannity.
Daniel Chaitin / Washington Examiner:
NYT reporter flagged Jared Kushner meetings with Russians to FBI  —  A New York Times reporter fed information about Jared Kushner meeting with Russians to the FBI, newly released emails show.  —  Journalist Michael Schmidt sent an email on March 24, 2017, to FBI Assistant Director …
Washington Post:
Murder in the Atlas Mountains  —  In a crime apparently intended to impress the Islamic State, two Scandinavian women were brutally slain in Morocco.  The killings were seized on by the far right to attack Islam.  —  MARRAKESH, Morocco — Their screams must have carried for miles in the thin air …
Richmond Times-Dispatch:
Fairfax ‘thinking very seriously’ about run for governor, says scandal has raised his public profile  —  Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax said Thursday that he is “very hopeful about the future” and “thinking very seriously” about a gubernatorial run in 2021.  —  Fairfax, who faces sexual assault allegations …
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Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
Justin Fairfax ‘seriously’ considering a run for governor, says sexual abuse scandal raised his profile
Discussion: Front Page Magazine
CBS News:
Trump campaign manager speaks to “The Takeout”  —  Brad Parscale, who is managing President Trump's re-election campaign, spoke to CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent Major Garrett for this week's episode of “The Takeout” podcast.  Garrett interviewed Parscale on Tuesday in Florida …
Discussion: Political Wire
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Sarah Cammarata / Politico:   Trump campaign manager predicts swing-state wins, ‘electoral landslide’ in 2020
 
 
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Mary Papenfuss / HuffPost:
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Sam Dorman / Fox News:
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Patrick Marley / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
On 4-3 vote, Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds state's lame-duck laws limiting power of Democratic governor
Discussion: Mother Jones
Elizabeth Warren / Medium:
Ending Private Prisons and Exploitation for Profit
Kayla Tausche / CNBC:
West Virginia is still waiting on a game-changing $84 billion investment from China that was promised in 2017
Olivia Gazis / CBS News:
Justice Dept review of intel in Russia probe fuels fears of politicization
Discussion: RedState and Daily Kos
Wall Street Journal:
Prosecutors Intensify Scrutiny of Trump Fundraiser Elliott Broidy
Discussion: Talking Points Memo