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11:35 AM ET, July 16, 2019

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Alexi McCammond / Axios:
Trump's new impeachment problem  —  President Trump's racist tweets had an unintended consequence: They gave House Democrats a new rationale for impeachment.  —  Why it matters: This has the potential to fundamentally change the conversation around impeachment, which has so far mostly focused …
Discussion: ABC News, The Hill and Politico
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David Remnick / New Yorker:
A Racist in the White House  —  On November 4, 2008, Barack Obama beat John McCain by nine and a half million votes and became the country's first African-American President.  In 2016, Donald Trump, an unapologetic racist, lost the popular ballot by three million votes but …
Ishaan Tharoor / Washington Post:
Trump's racism cements his party's place among the West's far right  —  Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.  —  President Trump tweets with such frenzy and frequency that we have become almost inured to his rhetorical excesses.  But there are times when you have to pay attention.
Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
CNN Panel on Trump's Demagoguery Goes Off the Rails: ‘The White Nationalists Will Never Love You’  —  CNN went wild on Monday night when former Trump adviser Steve Cortes and New York Times columnist Wajahat Ali collided over President Donald Trump's racist attacks on Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez …
Karen Tumulty / Washington Post:
We need someone who can lift us up again.  Enter President Obama.  —  An open letter to Barack Obama:  —  Mr. President, it is time.  You must speak.  Your country needs you.  —  Eleven summers ago, as you accepted the Democratic nomination for president, you announced: “Tonight …
Isabella Borshoff / Politico:
Scaramucci: Trump ‘turning into’ a racist  —  Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House communications chief, said that U.S. President Donald Trump could be “turning into” a racist.  —  Scaramucci told the BBC's “Today” program on Tuesday that the president's recent Twitter tirade …
Discussion: Politico and AOL.com
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Trump feeds his voters another scam, wrapped in racist packaging
Discussion: Power Line, CNN and Politico
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
What has Ilhan Omar done that Donald Trump hasn't?
Discussion: Power Line, VICE and Breitbart
Quint Forgey / Politico:
Biden praises AOC and progressive congresswomen following Trump's attacks
Discussion: Breitbart and The Week
David Moye / HuffPost:
Rep. Ilhan Omar Has Been A U.S. Citizen Longer Than Melania Trump
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Caitlin Byrd / Post and Courier:
Mark Sanford, SC Republican, former US Rep considers presidential run against Trump  —  Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina congressman ousted from office after President Donald Trump urged voters to reject him, is considering a run for president.  —  Sanford, in an exclusive interview Tuesday …
George T. Conway III / Washington Post:
George Conway: Trump is a racist president  —  George T. Conway III is a lawyer in New York.  —  To this day, I can remember almost the precise spot where it happened: a supermarket parking lot in eastern Massachusetts.  It was the mid-1970s; I was not yet a teenager, or barely one.
Washington Post:
Pelosi torpedoes White House debt limit plan, throwing budget talks into chaos  —  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Monday said the House of Representatives would not raise the debt ceiling unless it is part of a broader budget deal, putting extreme pressure on the White House and congressional leaders to cut a deal within days.
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Jacqueline Alemany / Washington Post:
Power Up: Trumpworld says attacks on minority congresswomen are actually good politics
Discussion: Reuters, Shareblue Media and NPR
Catherine Rampell / Washington Post:
Abolish the debt ceiling — no strings attached
Discussion: The Week, CNN and Fox News
New York Times:
Eric Garner's Death Will Not Lead to Federal Charges for N.Y.P.D. Officer  —  The decision came five years after Mr. Garner's dying words — “I can't breathe” — became a rallying cry.  —  The Justice Department will not bring federal charges against a New York City police officer in the death …
Discussion: The Daily Beast and VICE
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Washington Post:
Justice Dept. will not charge police in connection with Eric Garner's death
Discussion: Breitbart
New York Times:
In 2020 Democratic Fund-Raising, Five Candidates Stand Out  —  Five Democratic presidential candidates raised a combined $96 million from individual donors in the last three months — about three-quarters of the total fund-raising by the entire Democratic field, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission on Monday.
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Shane Goldmacher / New York Times:   Beto O'Rourke's Fund-Raising Falters as 2020 Democrats Announce Finances
Min Joo Kim / Washington Post:
North Korea hints it may resume nuclear testing, accuses U.S. of reneging on pact  —  SEOUL — North Korea warned Tuesday that planned military exercises involving U.S. and South Korean forces would jeopardize proposed disarmament talks with Washington, and hinted it might respond by resuming nuclear and missile tests.
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New York Times:   How North Korea's Leader Gets His Luxury Cars
Foster Klug / Associated Press:   North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium
Lizette Chapman / Bloomberg:
Peter Thiel Says Elizabeth Warren Is Most ‘Dangerous’ Candidate  —  Peter Thiel, the technology industry's most prominent supporter of President Donald Trump, called Elizabeth Warren the most “dangerous” Democratic presidential candidate.  —  In a rare television interview …
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Charles Creitz / Fox News:
Peter Thiel tells Tucker Carlson which 2020 Dem has him ‘most scared’
Discussion: The Hill and Axios
Kate Morrissey / Stars & Stripes:
Customs and Border Protection denies Marine Corps veteran entry for scheduled citizenship interview  —  SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Tribune News Service) — A deported Marine Corps veteran who has been unable to come back to the U.S. for more than a decade was denied entry to the country Monday morning …
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Joe Biden: I'll challenge Trump to do push-ups on stage if he makes fun of my age or mental state  —  If President Trump makes of fun of his age or questions his mental state during a debate, Joe Biden has a response at the ready: He'll challenge him to do push-ups on stage.
Discussion: Shakesville, IJR and Political Wire
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
GOP megadonors pour money into Trump campaign  —  President Donald Trump savaged the megadonor class during his 2016 campaign.  Now, he's turning to them to bankroll his 2020 effort.  —  The Trump political machine raked in $108 million for his campaign and the Republican National Committee during …
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New York Times:
Trump Campaign Invests Big in Small Donors, and Reaps Rewards
Discussion: CNBC
Stef W. Kight / Axios:
It's taking longer and longer to become a legal immigrant  —  The number of immigrants waiting on a judge to decide whether they can stay in the U.S. keeps climbing, according to Justice Department data.  —  Why it matters: Immigration-court backlogs “are basically crippling the whole system …
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Politico:
How Trump Broke the Immigration Courts
Discussion: The Marshall Project
Akela Lacy / The Intercept:
Reformist District Attorney Larry Krasner Argues Pennsylvania Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional  —  Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, who campaigned in 2017 as an unequivocal opponent of the death penalty, asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in a legal filing Monday night to declare …
Discussion: Reason
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Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg / The Appeal:
Philadelphia D.A. Asks Court to Declare Death Penalty System Unconstitutional
Discussion: Splinter
New York Times:
After 2016 Bible Slip, Trump Lashed Out at ‘So-Called Christians,’ Book Says  —  Furious after he was criticized by evangelicals for stumbling in his reference to a book of the Bible during the 2016 campaign, Donald J. Trump lashed out at “so-called Christians” and used an epithet in describing …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Mediaite
Eric Felten / RealClearInvestigations:
The Labyrinthine Ways and Wages of Stefan Halper  —  Stefan Halper, the shadowy Cambridge academic who may have helped the FBI spy on the Trump campaign, was paid more than $1 million by a U.S. agency for research papers of dubious value, according to a new government report.
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
Ginger Thompson / ProPublica:
A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It's Really Like to Guard Migrant Children  —  With the agency under fire for holding children in deplorable conditions and over racist and misogynistic Facebook posts, one agent speaks about what it's like to do his job.  “Somewhere down the line people just accepted what's going on as normal.”
Discussion: Slate, VICE and ABC News
Harry Enten / CNN:
Most moderate GOP voices on immigration were wiped out in the 2018 Democratic wave  —  (CNN)Following President Donald Trump's racist tweets this weekend telling “'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen [to...] go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came …
 
 
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Ronald Brownstein / CNN:
Republicans represent almost none of the places most immigrants live
Discussion: Political Wire
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Racism Comes Out of the Closet
Discussion: Daily Kos and The Atlantic
Tom Rogan / Washington Examiner:
Ousted UK ambassador leaked US intelligence
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Niv Elis / The Hill:
WH projects $1 trillion deficit for 2019
Discussion: Politico, UPI and Axios
Yashar Ali / HuffPost:
BBC Accepts Iran's Demand Of Blackout On Its Persian Sites Amid Regime's Attacks On Press