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9:10 PM ET, June 23, 2019

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Axios:
Exclusive: Massive leak of Trump transition vetting documents shows “red flags” for top officials  —  Nearly 100 internal Trump transition vetting documents leaked to “Axios on HBO” identify a host of “red flags” about officials who went on to get some of the most powerful jobs in the U.S. government.
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Jonathan Swan / Axios:   Behind the scenes: How Trump's team staffed the U.S. government
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Blowhard on the Brink  —  WASHINGTON — As shocking as it is to write this sentence, it must be said: Donald Trump did something right.  —  He finally noticed the abyss once he was right on top of it, calling off a retaliatory strike on Iran after belatedly learning, he said, that 150 people could die.
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Martin Matishak / Politico:
Trump warns Iran of 'obliteration like you've never seen before'  —  President Donald Trump warned the United States may launch a devastating military attack on Iran unless it comes to the negotiating table and drops its bid to develop nuclear weapons.  —  “I'm not looking for war …
Discussion: RedState and Axios
Chuck Todd / NBC News:
President Trump's full, unedited interview with Meet the Press  —  CHUCK TODD:  —  Mr. President, welcome back to Meet the Press.  —  PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP:  —  Thank you.  —  CHUCK TODD:  —  Let me start right in, what happened last night?  —  PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP:
Anya van Wagtendonk / Vox:
After cancelling a retaliatory strike on Iran, Trump warns: “If they do something else, it'll be double”
Discussion: Breitbart, New York Post and NPR
New York Times:
Pompeo, a Steadfast Hawk, Coaxes a Hesitant Trump on Iran
Discussion: Politico and Wall Street Journal
Matt Pearce / Los Angeles Times:
Black residents of South Bend unload on Mayor Pete Buttigieg … A town hall featuring Mayor Pete Buttigieg broke into near chaos Sunday afternoon as the Democratic presidential candidate tried to respond to community anger over a white police officer's killing of a black man.
Discussion: Power Line and Mother Jones
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Associated Press:   Buttigieg criticized at emotional town hall about shooting
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Trump Shrugs Off Killing of Khashoggi by Saudi Agents, Saying Saudi Arabia Is an Important Trading Partner  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump on Sunday shrugged off the brutal dismembering of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, just days after a United Nations report described …
Discussion: Splinter, Slate and Mother Jones
Salt Lake Tribune:
Tribune Editorial: Yes, we do have concentration camps  —  By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board  —  Yes, we do have concentration camps.  —  They are not work camps.  They are not death camps.  At least, not on purpose.  Our government is not building massive gas chambers and industrial crematoria.
Zachary Basu / Axios:
House Oversight to subpoena Kellyanne Conway over Hatch Act violations  —  The House Oversight Committee will vote on Wednesday to subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for testimony connected to her violations of the Hatch Act.  —  Context: The Hatch Act bars federal employees …
Helena Bottemiller Evich / Politico:
Agriculture Department buries studies showing dangers of climate change  —  The Trump administration has refused to publicize dozens of government-funded studies that carry warnings about the effects of climate change, defying a longstanding practice of touting such findings by the Agriculture Department's acclaimed in-house scientists.
Discussion: Political Wire
Jesselyn Cook / HuffPost:
Here's What It's Like To See Yourself In A Deepfake Porn Video  —  There's almost nothing you can do to get a fake sex tape of yourself taken offline.  —  On a busy workday in March, 28-year-old Kate felt an urgent tap on her shoulder.  Her colleague wanted to show her a video …
Wall Street Journal:
New York Landlords in a Financial Bind From New Rent Law  —  Curb on market-rate conversions pressures the value of rent-stabilized apartment  —  Property investors have spent billions of dollars on apartment buildings for what has been one of the most reliably profitable bets in New York City real estate …
Discussion: Splinter
New York Times:
Biden, in Interview with Sharpton, Tries to Defuse Criticism of Remarks on Segregationists  —  COLUMBIA, S.C. — Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday sought to tamp down anger over his praise for the bygone civility of a Senate that included notorious segregationists, stopping just short of an apology …
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Maeve Reston / CNN:   ‘Barack picked him for a reason’: South Carolina voters stand by Joe Biden after comments about segregationist senators
Bianca Quilantan / Politico:
Booker maintains Biden showed ‘lack of understanding’ in segregationist remarks
Discussion: Breitbart and The Daily Beast
Andrew O'Reilly / Fox News:
Former Rep. Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to enter White House race  —  Former Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., became the latest Democrat to challenge President Trump's seat in the Oval Office when he declared on Sunday he's running for president.  —  Sestak, a retired Navy admiral …
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Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Former congressman Joe Sestak enters 2020 White House race
Hayley Miller / HuffPost:
Joe Sestak Becomes Latest Democrat To Announce 2020 Presidential Run
Discussion: Inquirer.com and Splinter
Eric Levitz / New York Magazine:
America's Finest Economists Have Been Needlessly Undermining Growth, Study Confirms  —  For much of the past decade, America's foremost economic thinkers have been struggling to resolve two “mysteries”:  —  1. Why was the prime-age labor-force participation rate (i.e. …
Serena Marshall / ABC News:
Doctor compares conditions at immigrant holding centers to ‘torture facilities’  —  From sleeping on concrete floors with the lights on 24 hours a day to no access to soap or basic hygiene, migrant children in at least two U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities face conditions …
Discussion: Houston Chronicle
Will Bunch / Inquirer.com:
Phase 2 of Trump's American autocracy has arrived, and it's as bad as your worst fears  —  Do you smell something?  That's the stench of freedom dying, and it's coming from America's southern border, where refugee children seeking U.S. asylum as they flee murder, rape and degrading conditions …
Eli Saslow / Washington Post:
‘Urgent needs from head to toe’: This clinic had two days to fix a lifetime of needs  —  CLEVELAND, TENN. — They were told to arrive early if they wanted to see a doctor, so Lisa and Stevie Crider left their apartment in rural Tennessee almost 24 hours before the temporary medical clinic was scheduled to open.
Tiana Lowe / Washington Examiner:
Dozens of documents indicate Ilhan Omar lived with Ahmed Hirsi while claiming to be married to Ahmed Elmi  —  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Dozens of official documents suggest that Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., was living with her current husband, Ahmed Abdisalan Hirsi, throughout her entire legal marriage …
Carlotta Gall / New York Times:
Turkey's President Suffers Stinging Defeat in Istanbul Election Redo  —  ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey suffered the biggest defeat of his political career on Sunday as his candidate for Istanbul mayor conceded defeat in a repeat election.
Discussion: Politico
Cindy Boren / Washington Post:
A White House visit for Raptors is a ‘hard no,’ Danny Green says  —  For the first time in Donald Trump's presidency, the NBA has a champion other than the Golden State Warriors, but don't expect the Toronto Raptors' position on visiting the White House during this administration to be much different from that of the Warriors.
 
 
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Beth LeBlanc / Detroit News:
Michigan GOP headquarters tagged with anti-ICE graffiti
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Anne Gearan / Washington Post:
Kushner conference was supposed to bring Israelis and Palestinians together.  Neither side is likely to show up.
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BostonGlobe.com:
For a young Elizabeth Warren, ‘a firecracker questioner,’ debate was a ticket to another life
Edward-Isaac Dovere / The Atlantic:
Democrats' Grand Plan to Contain Iran? Just Beat Trump
New York Times:
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USA Today:
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NPR:
Law Professor Describes Poor Conditions Where Migrant Children Are Held
Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Considers Requiring 5G Equipment for Domestic Use Be Made Outside China
Discussion: Engadget and Bloomberg
PBS NewsHour:
ICE raids delayed ahead of Pence's ‘Latinos for Trump’ rollout in Miami
Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
White House to assert ‘immunity’ claims over ex-McGahn aide
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
Roger Kimball / American Greatness:
Charles Reich, R.I.P.
Discussion: Instapundit
Gabriel Debenedetti / New York Magazine:
'That's Hell': Democrats' Debate Prep Gets Real
Discussion: twitchy.com
Anna Giaritelli / Washington Examiner:
Officials accuse DHS chief Kevin McAleenan of leaking ICE raids plan to sabotage operation
Ken White / The Atlantic:
Why a Government Lawyer Argued Against Giving Immigrant Kids Toothbrushes
Discussion: Vox