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Claudia Koerner / BuzzFeed News:
Trump Said His Racist Tweets Are Fine Because “Many People” Agree With Him  —  President Trump on Monday claimed his racist tweets attacking progressive congresswomen weren't racist, and he added that he's not concerned about backlash because “many people” hold his same views.
Discussion: Washington Press and The Week
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump woke up on Sunday morning, gazed out at the nation he leads, saw the dry kindling of race relations and decided to throw a match on it.  It was not the first time, nor is it likely to be the last.
John Bresnahan / Politico:
Pelosi announces resolution condemning Trump for racist tweets  —  House Democrats are drafting a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump's racist tweets against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other high-profile freshman congresswomen, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Monday.
David French / National Review:
Donald Trump's Tweets Were Malicious, and Republican Silence is Deafening  —  In 2016 Speaker Paul Ryan called Donald Trump's attacks on Judge Alonzo Curiel — Trump had called the American-born judge “Mexican” and claimed he was therefore too biased to preside over the Trump University litigation …
Morgan Gstalter / The Hill:
Meghan McCain knocks Lindsey Graham for defending Trump's tweets: ‘This is not the person I used to know’  —  “The View” co-host Meghan McCain on Monday criticized her father's longtime friend Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) for standing by President Trump after Trump suggested that a group …
Discussion: Political Wire, ABC News and Breitbart
Mike Allen / Axios:
A tough time to be a Trump supporter  —  Conservatives who reluctantly support President Trump often try to pretend the daily outrage didn't happen, but yesterday's “go back” tweets were like his “both sides” comment on Charlottesville — a transgression that won't instantly fade, and can't be laughed off.
CNN:
Trump denies racist tweets were racist  —  (CNN)President Donald Trump denied Monday that the inflammatory tweets he issued Sunday were racist.  —  Asked on the South Lawn during an event on American-made products if his tweets were racist, he said: “Not at all.”
CNN:
Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ilhan Omar of praising al Qaeda  —  Trump defends racist attacks on congresswomen  —  Washington (CNN)In a series of racist tweets on Sunday, President Donald Trump told a group of four Democratic congresswomen, all of whom are people of color, to “go back” …
Discussion: FOX2now.com and WPIX 11 New York
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Tiptoeing around Trump's racism is a betrayal of journalistic truth-telling
Los Angeles Times:
Trump is truly America's Bigot-in-Chief
Discussion: CNSNews
Michelle Goldberg / New York Times:
Please, Pelosi, Fight Trump, Not the Squad
Discussion: Slate, Fox News and Vox
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Rep. Al Green to force impeachment vote against Trump
Discussion: Daily Kos and Washington Post
Isaac Stanley-Becker / Washington Post:
Republicans are quiet as Trump urges minority congresswomen to leave the country
Benjamin Swasey / WBUR:
GOP Gov. Baker Calls Trump's Tweet Attacks On Dem Congresswomen ‘Shameful, Racist’
Discussion: WBUR News
Politico:   Boris Johnson: Trump's ‘go home’ attack was ‘totally inapproapriate’
Adam Serwer / The Atlantic:
Trump Tells America What Kind of Nationalist He Is
Discussion: Townhall, Mashable and Daily Kos
Josh Israel / ThinkProgress:
After years of decrying McCarthyism, Lindsey Graham accuses members of Congress of being Communists
German Lopez / Vox:   Donald Trump's long history of racism, from the 1970s to 2019
David Catron / The American Spectator:
Meet AOC's Brain: Saikat Chakrabarti
Discussion: Vox, Jacobin, The Week and Salon
Cristina Cabrera / Talking Points Memo:
GOP Rep. Insists Trump Was Probably Just Talking About Congresswomen's Districts
Discussion: Mother Jones and Politico
Colleen Long / Associated Press:
Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Robert Moore / NPR:
3-Year-Old Asked To Pick Parent In Attempted Family Separation, Her Parents Say  —  Toggle more options  —  At a Border Patrol holding facility in El Paso, Texas, an agent told a Honduran family that one parent would be sent to Mexico while the other parent and their three children could stay …
Discussion: Splinter
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Garrett M. Graff / Politico:
The Border Patrol Hits a Breaking Point
Discussion: VTDigger and The Week
Dan Diamond / Politico:
Biden unveils health care plan: Affordable Care Act 2.0  —  Democratic front-runner Joe Biden on Monday unveiled a health plan that's intended to preserve the most popular parts of Obamacare — from Medicaid expansion to protections for patients with preexisting conditions …
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Washington Post:
Trump tells White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to ignore congressional subpoena, White House says  —  In a letter Monday, White House counsel Pat A. Cipollone cited constitutional immunity, and “in order to protect the prerogatives of the Office of the President, the President has directed …
Discussion: Political Wire
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Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena, skips Oversight hearing
Discussion: Washington Post
CNN:
Exclusive: Security reports reveal how Assange turned an embassy into a command post for election meddling  —  Watch this story on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer at 6 p.m. ET and on Anderson Cooper 360 at 8 p.m. ET.  —  Atlanta (CNN)New documents obtained exclusively by CNN reveal …
Discussion: Political Wire
BBC:
Italy seizes ‘combat-ready’ missile in raids on far right  —  Anti-terrorism police in northern Italy have seized an air-to-air missile and other sophisticated weapons during raids on far-right extremist groups.  —  Three people were arrested - two of them near Forli airport.
Charles Riley / CNN:
Alan Turing, World War II code-breaker castrated for being gay, is the face of Britain's £50 note  —  London (CNN Business)Alan Turing, a crack code-breaker and visionary mathematician who was convicted under Victorian-era homophobic laws, will be the face of Britain's new £50 note.
Discussion: Big Think and Political Wire
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Kevin Peachey / BBC:
New face of the Bank of England's £50 note is revealed
Discussion: Mashable and Engadget
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
Huge Turnout Is Expected in 2020.  So Which Party Would Benefit?  —  Democrats typically gain from a broader electorate in presidential races, but that pattern is not assured in the Trump era.  —  The 2020 presidential election is poised to have the highest turnout in a century …
Ruby Cramer / BuzzFeed News:
Elizabeth Warren's Campaign Turned To A Big Donor To Pay For The DNC Voter Database, Despite Her Fundraising Pledge  —  Elizabeth Warren relied on a multimillion-dollar Democratic donor to cover the cost of an expensive voter database — a move that risks putting her campaign at odds with the spirit …
Rich Juzwiak / Jezebel:
Define ‘Homophobic’  —  Imagine my surprise when late last week, I, an out gay man, found myself enrolled in an online course on homophobia that was attempting to teach me something I didn't know.  I thought I'd seen it all: the withering glances, the systemic discrimination …
 
 
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John M. Donnelly / Roll Call:
House orders Pentagon to say if it weaponized ticks and released them
Michael Hiltzik / Los Angeles Times:
The U.S. Holocaust Museum is wrong to deny that Trump's racism resembles Nazism
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Mike DeBonis / Washington Post:
House Democrat to move forward on articles of impeachment against Trump
Alexi McCammond / Axios:
Focus group: Some swing Michigan voters like how Trump is handling immigration
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Daily Wire
Wall Street Journal:
Generals Fall Out of Favor as Trump Advisers
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Uri Friedman / The Atlantic:
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Craig Gilbert / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
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Discussion: Washington Times
Barbara Bradley Hagerty / The Atlantic:
An Epidemic of Disbelief  —  This article is part of our project …