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3:45 PM ET, June 22, 2019


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George Conway / Washington Post:
The latest charge against Trump is as credible as Juanita Broaddrick's against Clinton  —  George T. Conway III is a lawyer in New York.  —  “Thank you very much for coming.  These four very courageous women have asked to be here and it was our honor to help them.
Katie / Media Matters for America:
Major newspapers largely leave new report of sexual assault by Trump off their front pages
Philip Klein / Washington Examiner:
This horrific rape accusation against Donald Trump deserves to be considered carefully and seriously
Discussion: Daily Kos
New York Times:
Urged to Launch an Attack, Trump Listened to the Skeptics Who Said It Would Be a Costly Mistake  —  WASHINGTON — He heard from his generals and his diplomats.  Lawmakers weighed in and so did his advisers.  But among the voices ringing in President Trump's head was that of one of his favorite Fox News hosts: Tucker Carlson.
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
With Trump's approval, Pentagon launched cyber strikes against Iran  —  President Trump approved an offensive cyber strike that disabled Iranian computer systems used to control rocket and missile launches, even as he backed away from a conventional military attack in response to its shoot …
Christian Vasquez / Politico:
‘The only one that matters is me’: Trump backs Bolton amid Iran tensions  —  President Donald Trump on Saturday praised national security adviser John Bolton after the U.S. this week backed away from a potentially deadly confrontation with Iran.  —  “Yeah, I do,” Trump said when asked …
Washington Post:
‘I stopped it’: Inside Trump's last-minute reversal on striking Iran
Isaac Chotiner / New Yorker:
Inside a Texas Building Where the Government Is Holding Immigrant Children  —  Hundreds of immigrant children who have been separated from their parents or family members are being held in dirty, neglectful, and dangerous conditions at Border Patrol facilities in Texas.
Caitlin Dickerson / New York Times:
‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Washington Post
Jonathan Allen / NBC News:
Trump's last-minute pullback on Iran strikes may have made crisis more perilous  —  Analysis: At a crucial moment, analysts say, the president's indecision emboldened Iran and left American allies uncertain.  —  WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump froze at the controls.
Democrats cut deal to hear from White House counsel office insider, source says  —  Burnett: Hope Hicks is as inner circle as it gets  —  (CNN)The House Judiciary Committee appears to have reached a deal with former White House aide Annie Donaldson that would allow her to not appear …
Discussion: The Slot
Nadler: Hope Hicks testimony is huge gift in legal battle with Trump
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Washington Post:
Goodbye, Chrome: Google's web browser has become spy software  —  Our latest privacy experiment found Chrome ushered more than 11,000 tracker cookies into our browser — in a single week.  Here's why Firefox is better.  —  You open your browser to look at the Web.  Do you know who is looking back at you?
Seth Harp / The Intercept:
I'm a Journalist but I Didn't Fully Realize the Terrible Power of U.S. Border Officials Until They Violated My Rights and Privacy  —  I should have kept my mouth shut about the guacamole; that made things worse for me.  Otherwise, what I'm about to describe could happen to any American who travels internationally.
Julie Turkewitz / New York Times:
Who Gets to Own the West?  —  A new group of billionaires is shaking up the landscape.  —  IDAHO CITY, Idaho — The Wilks brothers grew up in a goat shed, never finished high school and built a billion-dollar fracking business from scratch.  —  So when the brothers, Dan and Farris …
Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
Pete Buttigieg Leaves Campaign Trail After Fatal Police Shooting.  Reality Rears Its Head.  —  SOUTH BEND, Ind. — While his 2020 rivals mingled with large friendly crowds at a Democratic fish fry in South Carolina Friday night, Mayor Pete Buttigieg found himself somewhere very different …
Discussion: LGBTQ Nation and TheBlaze
Greg Swiercz South Bend / South Bend Tribune:
Marchers confront Pete Buttigieg, police chief with frustrations after South Bend shooting
Bret Stephens / New York Times:
Histrionics, Hysteria and Joe Biden  —  Will the Democratic Party banish its democratic instincts?  —  For several years I had a regular lunch date with an Iranian diplomat — I suspect his real profession was otherwise — who worked out of the Islamic Republic's mission to the United Nations.
Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions about police visit  —  The frontrunner in the race to be UK prime minister said the audience wanted to hear about his policies.  —  Boris Johnson refused multiple times to answer questions at a Tory leadership hustings about why the police were called …
Tami Abdollah / Associated Press:
Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say.  —  In recent weeks …
Discussion: Splinter
Yahoo News:
Pentagon secretly struck back against Iranian cyberspies targeting U.S. ships
Russell Gold / Wall Street Journal:
Building the Wind Turbines Was Easy.  The Hard Part Was Plugging Them In  —  In the Oklahoma panhandle, one entrepreneur saw a future fueled by cheap and clean energy.  But there was a big snag.  —  Adapted from “SUPERPOWER: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy” …
New York Times:
A Profound Democratic Shift in New York: ‘We Seized the Moment’  —  With Democrats in firm control in Albany, lawmakers carried out a progressive agenda that had long been thwarted.  —  ALBANY — When Democrats won control of New York's government last year, riding a national wave of liberal energy …
Michael Scherer / Washington Post:
Democrats try for a ratings blockbuster during two nights of presidential campaign debates  —  Joe Biden's advisers have been preparing him for an onslaught.  Bernie Sanders is looking to cut a clear contrast on policy.  Pete Buttigieg hopes to appear as “something completely different.”
ABC News:
White House unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan  —  The Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the economic engine to power its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan.
Deluge of Democratic presidential hopefuls descends on South Carolina  —  COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina is at the epicenter of the Democratic presidential primary contest this weekend as 22 candidates descend on the state's capital to make their pitch for the party's nomination for president of the United States.
Discussion: The Week
Jennifer De Pinto / CBS News:
In South Carolina, Biden is Democrats' top choice
Discussion: Daily Wire and FiveThirtyEight
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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Bulletpoint: Is Electability A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?
The Daily Beast:
Hannity and Manafort's Gushing Text Messages Revealed: ‘We Are All on the Same Team’
Henry Olsen / Washington Post:
The Trump campaign has a terrible 2020 strategy
United States Department of State:
2018 Report on International Religious Freedom
Discussion: Breitbart and CNN
 Earlier Items: 
Bobby Allyn / NPR:
‘We Have No Choice’: Acting ICE Director Defends Planned Immigration Raids
Discussion: Bloomberg and ImmigrationProf Blog
Peter Garretson / Politico:
The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce
Corey Robin:
How on God's green earth did Clarence Thomas just write an opinion on race and jury trials …
Annie Gowen / Washington Post:
'I don't know how we're going to survive this.' Some once-loyal farmers begin to doubt Trump.
Discussion: Balloon Juice