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6:40 PM ET, June 24, 2019

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Lara Takenaga / New York Times:
Our Top Editor Revisits How We Handled E. Jean Carroll's Allegations Against Trump  —  Dean Baquet, our executive editor, says “we were overly cautious” in our handling of a prominent writer's allegations against the president.  —  After an article last week reported the advice columnist E …
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Jonathan Bernstein / Bloomberg:
Is the Media Ignoring What E. Jean Carroll Says About Trump?
Discussion: Mediaite
Amanda Marcotte / Salon:
Trump accused of rape, major media yawns: Why was E. Jean Carroll's story not front page news?
Discussion: The Atlantic, Axios and CNN
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll voices frustration about lack of consequences for repeated allegations …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Andrew Hollinger / ushmm.org:
Statement Regarding the Museum's Position on Holocaust Analogies  —  Press Contacts  —  WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum unequivocally rejects efforts to create analogies between the Holocaust and other events, whether historical or contemporary.
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Yaron Steinbuch / New York Post:
US Holocaust museum denounces AOC's ‘concentration camp’ remarks  —  The US Holocaust Memorial Museum on Monday denounced “efforts to create analogies between the Holocaust and other events” - a reaction to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's equating border facilities for migrants to concentration camps.
Sister Toldjah / RedState:
In Tweet Rebuking Steve King, AOC Accidentally Reminds People of Her Party's Tolerance for Anti-Semitism
Associated Press:
Government moves migrant kids after poor conditions exposed  —  The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation.
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Caitlin Dickerson / New York Times:
Hundreds of Migrant Children Are Moved Out of an Overcrowded Border Station  —  Following a public outcry, hundreds of migrant children have been transferred out of a filthy Border Patrol station in Texas where they were detained for weeks without access to soap, clean clothes or adequate food, the authorities confirmed on Monday.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Washington Post:
White House moves to bar counselor Kellyanne Conway from testifying to Congress about alleged violations of Hatch Act  —  The White House will block counselor Kellyanne Conway from testifying before a House panel about allegations by a government watchdog that she violated the Hatch Act …
Discussion: Politico and Political Wire
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Just Security:
Annie Donaldson is Not the President's “Alter Ego”
Discussion: New York Times and Politico
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John Wagner / Washington Post:   Susan Collins draws a Democratic challenger who seeks to undermine her moderate image
Burgess Everett / Politico:   Democrats mimic 2018 House takeover strategy in bid to capture Senate
CNN:
Murdoch lieutenant ordered removal of New York Post story on Trump sexual assault allegation, sources say  —  New York (CNN)The New York Post's former top editor, a supporter of President Trump and an old lieutenant of Rupert Murdoch who returned to the conservative tabloid as an adviser in early 2019 …
Discussion: Political Wire
Tawnell D. Hobbs / Wall Street Journal:
Don't Want Your School to Be Named for a Confederate General?  Find Someone Else Named Lee  —  Schools honor others with surname to avoid costs of repainting or new signs  —  The North East Independent School District in Texas was facing pressure to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School …
Discussion: Splinter, The Week and Daily Kos
Project Veritas:
Insider Blows Whistle & Exec Reveals Google Plan to Prevent “Trump situation” in 2020 on Hidden Cam  —  Insider: Google “is bent on never letting somebody like Donald Trump come to power again.”  —  Google Head of Responsible Innovation Says Elizabeth Warren “misguided” on “breaking up Google”
John Ellis / Common Dreams:
How the Media Will Pick the Next Democratic Presidential Candidate  —  The real campaign plays out in Manhattan and Washington television studios  —  Democratic primary voters and caucus-attendees are of two minds about the 2020 presidential general election campaign.
Discussion: Fox News and Roll Call
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Rob Hotakainen / E&E News:
Emails show scramble to dump Stonewall pride flag: ‘Oy vey’  —  After spending $66 to buy a new 3-by-5-foot nylon rainbow flag, the National Park Service flew it high at one of the agency's newest monuments: the historic Stonewall Inn in New York's Greenwich Village, where a riot on June 28 …
Danny Danon / New York Times:
What's Wrong With Palestinian Surrender?  —  Knowing when to give up is often the first step to making peace.  —  Mr. Danon is Israel's ambassador to the United Nations.  —  The “economic workshop” in Bahrain this week, a summit of business leaders and political figures …
Discussion: NPR, Al Jazeera and The Daily Caller
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Jon Lerner / CNN:   Trump's Middle East plan is a refreshing change
Brent Scher / Washington Free Beacon:
Just-Promoted DCCC Official Has History of Homophobic, Racist Comments  —  Top committee staffer Tayhlor Coleman deletes tweets after Free Beacon inquiry  —  A Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee official tapped last week to lead a new multimillion-dollar initiative to connect with …
Discussion: Breitbart and NRCC
Ari Berman / Mother Jones:
Federal Judge Opens a Longshot Path to Striking Down Census Citizenship Question  —  A federal judge in Maryland found on Monday that the Trump administration's addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census might have been motivated by a desire to reduce the political clout of Hispanics …
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Tierney Sneed / Talking Points Memo:   Judge: New Census Case Evidence Paints ‘Disturbing Picture’ Of Discriminatory Motives
USA Today:
Supreme Court limits access to government records in loss for Argus Leader, part of the USA TODAY Network  —  Argus Leader will be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court April 22.  Here's why.  —  CONNECT  —  WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court limited public and media access to government records Monday …
Premier:
Doctors must not abort mentally-ill woman's baby, appeal judges rule  —  A judge on Friday concluded that a pregnancy termination was in the woman's best interests.  —  Mrs Justice Lieven had analysed evidence at a hearing in the Court of Protection, where issues relating to people who lack …
Asawin Suebsaeng / The Daily Beast:
Ex-Trump Aide Jason Miller Leaves High-Powered Firm After Jerry Nadler ‘Fat F*ck’ Tweets  —  The departure, Miller tells The Daily Beast, was “by mutual consent.”  —  Jason Miller, a former top campaign aide and close adviser to Donald Trump, has left his job as a managing director at Teneo …
Discussion: Politico and Mediaite
Michelle Goldberg / New York Times:
Joe Biden Doesn't Look So Electable in Person  —  He may be a likable white man, but his performance on the trail doesn't inspire confidence.  —  On Saturday, Joe Biden was one of 20 presidential candidates to speak at a Planned Parenthood forum in Columbia, S.C., held right next door to the state's Democratic convention.
Discussion: Shakesville
John Ziegler / Mediaite:
Here is Why Trump ‘Wins’ When Facing Non-Friendly Interviews, and What Should Be Done About It  —  A large part of President Donald Trump's “genius” is that he understands the inherent advantage being able to lie with impunity provides the fabricator when going up against someone who cares about the truth.
Eric Bradner / CNN:
Beto O'Rourke proposes ‘war tax’ as part of veterans' plan  —  Tapper presses Beto O'Rourke about low poll numbers  —  (CNN)Non-military households would pay a “war tax” to help cover the health care of veterans of newly-authorized wars under a plan Beto O'Rourke's campaign unveiled Monday.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Ex-Fox Newser Carl Cameron takes his ‘unfinished business’ to progressive startup  —  When folks leave Fox News, they quite often pursue projects that align with the worldview of their former employer.  They might launch a conservative talk show airing on Sinclair stations …
A. G. Hamilton / National Review:
What the Viral Border-Patrol Video Leaves Out  —  News outlets seized on the video as evidence of the Trump administration's cruelty, but they omitted the crucial context.  —  In an attempt to justify Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's absurd comparison of American detention facilities …
Michael Tackett / New York Times:
Trump Promised a Manufacturing Renaissance.  What Happens in 2020 in Places That Lost Those Jobs?  —  Donald J. Trump carried Michigan on a vow to end manufacturing job losses.  That has not happened.  —  DIMONDALE, Mich. — In August 2016, Donald J. Trump was full of promises when he spoke …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
Hanna Trudo / The Daily Beast:
‘Pete Has a Black Problem’: Top Black Leaders Say Buttigieg Is ‘Naive’ on Race  —  When asked in a private meeting about his support from African-American leaders in South Bend, the mayor couldn't think of one person, a source tells The Daily Beast.  —  NORTH AUGUSTA, South Carolina …
Timothy L. O'Brien / Bloomberg:
Trump Suffers a Triple Fail on Iran, Mexico and Immigration  —  The president's solo initiatives on Iran, Mexico and immigrants were all abandoned before taking effect.  Twitter bravado is a terrible way to govern.  —  LISTEN TO ARTICLE  —  4:46  —  SHARE THIS ARTICLE  —  Share  —  Tweet
Judy Kurtz / The Hill:
Star-studded cast to perform play based on Mueller report  —  A star-studded cast — including John Lithgow, Alyssa Milano, Alfre Woodard, Annette Bening and many others — will perform in a play based on the Mueller report.  —  The performers will take the stage Monday for “The Investigation …
Mike Schneider / Associated Press:
Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police  —  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman's effort to protect herself from domestic violence has become a flashpoint in the debate over gun rights and victims' safety.  —  Courtney Irby gave her estranged husband's guns to police …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Mike Pence just revealed something important about Trump's Iran decisions  —  The official explanation for President Trump's last-minute decision to postpone a strike on Iran contains two separate claims.  First, the move shows that Trump is capable of restraint, forbearance and great temperamental poise.
Discussion: New York Times, The Week and CNN
 
 
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Ian Lovett / Wall Street Journal:
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New York Times:
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CNBC:
Trump issues executive order increasing transparency in hospital prices, doctor fees
Discussion: The Daily Caller, Politico and UPI
Alan Rappeport / New York Times:
Treasury's Inspector General to Review Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Delay
Discussion: CNBC and Political Wire
MJ Lee / CNN:
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WRAL-TV:
Opposition mounting to legislation requiring sheriffs to hold people for ICE
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
Trump's lies need to be exposed in real time
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 Earlier Items: 
Ronn Blitzer / Fox News:
Gorsuch sides with liberals in shooting down tougher sentences for gun crimes
Discussion: Townhall
Bernie Sanders / Foreign Affairs:
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Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
These 3 lawmakers know the secrets in Mueller's report
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Robert Samuels / Washington Post:
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Associated Press:
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