Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:55 PM ET, July 23, 2019

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Nicholas Fandos / New York Times:
Key Aide Will Appear Alongside Mueller During Hearings  —  WASHINGTON — Robert S. Mueller III's longtime right-hand aide will appear beside him at the witness table during Wednesday's hearing with the House Judiciary Committee to assist as needed as the former special counsel answers questions …
RELATED:
Josh Campbell / CNN:
Robert Mueller will frustrate the hell out of Congress  —  Josh Campbell is a CNN analyst covering national security issues.  He previously served as a Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI, special assistant to the bureau's director and is the author of a forthcoming book on the origins of the FBI's Russia investigation.
Discussion: National Review
Elaina Plott / The Atlantic:
Bill Barr Already Won
Discussion: Washington Post and Axios
Emily Guskin / Washington Post:
How Americans view Mueller and impeachment, in five charts
Discussion: Politico
Hannah Gilberstadt / Pew Research Center:   For the first time, majority of Republicans express confidence in the fairness of Mueller's investigation
Michael Brice-Saddler / Washington Post:
Trump falsely tells auditorium full of teens the Constitution gives him ‘the right to do whatever I want’
CNN:
Trump irritated — not anxious — ahead of Mueller testimony
Discussion: Political Wire
Martin Matishak / Politico:
Ahead of Mueller testimony, Democrats rip into McConnell on election security
Discussion: ABC News
Kera Bolonik / The Cut:
The Most Gullible Man in Cambridge A Harvard Law professor who teaches a class on judgment wouldn't seem like an obvious mark, would he?  —  It was just supposed to have been a quick Saturday-morning errand to buy picture hooks.  On March 7, 2015, Harvard Law professor Bruce Hay, then 52 …
Jared Holt / Right Wing Watch:
This GOP Challenger to Ilhan Omar ‘100%’ Stands with QAnon  —  Danielle Stella, a Republican candidate seeking to unseat Rep. Ilhan Omar from the U.S. House of Representatives in 2020, firmly supports the QAnon conspiracy theory, according to someone identifying themselves as communications volunteer …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Splinter
RELATED:
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Rep. Ilhan Omar's Republican Challenger Appears to be a QAnon Conspiracy Theorist  —  Danielle Stella is running to unseat Donald Trump's favorite target.  She also seems to be deep into Q.  —  A Republican House candidate challenging Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has made frequent references …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Fox News helped radicalize domestic terrorist Cesar Sayoc, say his lawyers  —  Cesar Sayoc pleaded guilty in March to mailing improvised explosive devices to 13 people, including many prominent Democratic figures, among them former president Barack Obama, former vice president Joe Biden …
RELATED:
Kelly Weill / The Daily Beast:   MAGA Bomber's Lawyers Blame Trump, Sean Hannity for His Radicalization
Ryan J. Reilly / HuffPost:
Lawyers For Trump ‘Super Fan’ Cesar Sayoc Say Trump's Rhetoric Inspired Terrorist Plot On Democrats
Discussion: ThinkProgress and UPI
Kevin Breuninger / CNBC:
Trump sues House Ways and Means panel to block disclosure of his tax returns  —  KEY POINTS  — President Trump filed a lawsuit against the House Ways and Means Committee, the New York state's attorney general and tax chief to block the disclosure of years of his tax returns.
RELATED:
Zachary Basu / Axios:
Trump sues House Democrats to block release of state tax returns
Discussion: Politico
Bloomberg:   Trump Sues to Stop House From Getting His New York State Tax Returns
Brian Beutler / Crooked Media:
The Case for A More Fighting Democratic Party  —  There's a battle underway between the left and the center for the soul of the Democratic Party.  On the left, insurgent presidential candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, along with freshman legislators like “The Squad,” …
RELATED:
Aidan Smith / The Nation:   The Overlooked Difference Between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren
Brent Kendall / Wall Street Journal:
Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies  —  Inquiry signals Barr's deep interest in tech sector, poses threat to companies such as Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple  —  WASHINGTON—The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review …
Discussion: CNBC, more at Techmeme »
RELATED:
Ben Terris / Washington Post:
Who is Kamala Harris, really?  Ask her sister Maya.  —  DES MOINES — It was the Fourth of July, Independence Day, and Kamala Harris was explaining to her sister, Maya, that campaigns are like prisons.  —  She'd been recounting how in the days before the Democratic debate in Miami life had actually slowed down to a manageable pace.
RELATED:
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Trump transition adviser convicted on foreign-agent charges  —  A federal jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, a former business partner of Michael Flynn, on a pair of foreign-agent felony charges stemming from work the two men did for Turkish interests during the final months of the Trump presidential campaign in 2016.
Discussion: Axios and The Gateway Pundit
RELATED:
Adam Goldman / New York Times:
Associate of Michael Flynn Is Found Guilty of Secretly Lobbying for Turkey
Discussion: Political Wire
Maxwell Strachan / HuffPost:
The Fall Of Mic Was A Warning  —  “I don't need a pair of Nikes.  I need a 401(k)” — and other lessons from the death of a venture-backed, Facebook-dependent, millennial-focused news site.  —  Esther Bergdahl felt invigorated.  How could she not?  It was 2014, and she had just joined …
Philip Klein / Washington Examiner:
With budget deal, Trump drains the swamp — of the Tea Party  —  President Trump once vowed to drain the swamp, but by joining with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the latest budget deal, he has merely drained it of the Tea Party.  —  There are many ways in which the Trump presidency has been disruptive to the status quo.
RELATED:
John Harwood / CNBC:   Why the GOP keeps losing the fight in budget deals
New York Times:
Trump Relies on Populist Language, but He Mostly Sides With Corporate Interests  —  WASHINGTON — History will record last week as a moment when President Trump turned to raw racial appeals to attack a group of nonwhite lawmakers, but his attacks also underscored a remarkable fact of his first term …
CNN:
Warplanes from four countries face off in Asian confrontation  —  Seoul (CNN)Warplanes from four countries faced off Tuesday in a chaotic and unprecedented confrontation above a small, disputed island off the coast of South Korea and Japan.  —  South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff issued …
Sean Sullivan / Washington Post:
Biden announces criminal justice policy sharply at odds with his '94 crime law  —  Former vice president Joe Biden, who has faced criticism from liberals for spearheading a 1994 law when he was a senator that cracked down on criminals, announced a proposal Tuesday that would eliminate …
RELATED:
Tom Polansek / Reuters:
Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 million people from food stamps  —  CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said.
RELATED:
Arthur Delaney / HuffPost:   Trump Administration Circumvents Congress For Food Benefit Cuts (Again)
New York Times:
Jeffrey Epstein Moved Money Overseas in Transactions His Bank Flagged to U.S.  —  As Deutsche Bank officials this year scrambled to extricate themselves from a yearslong relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier charged this month with sex trafficking, they uncovered suspicious transactions …
Discussion: Florida Politics and Boing Boing
Bloomberg Law:
Sanders White House Campaign Hit with Federal Labor Complaint  —  Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) 2020 presidential campaign has been hit with an unfair labor practice complaint alleging illegal employee interrogation and retaliation against staffers.  —  The July 19 complaint …
Discussion: Mediaite, Washington Post, CNN and Townhall
CNN:
ICE officers came for a Tennessee man.  His neighbors stepped in to stop them  —  (CNN)When US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers tried to take a Tennessee man into custody early Monday morning, the man's neighbors stepped up to stop them, CNN affiliates WTVF and WZTV reported.
RELATED:
Miami Herald:
He's a Chinese billionaire and a member of Trump's Mar-a-Lago.  Is he also a communist spy?  |  Miami Herald  —  He's a Chinese billionaire and a member of Trump's Mar-a-Lago.  Is he also a communist spy?
Discussion: Florida Politics
Washington Post:
Newly unsealed exhibits in opioid case reveal inner workings of the drug industry  —  This is a developing story.  Check back for more details.  —  Newly unsealed documents in a landmark lawsuit Tuesday in Cleveland show the pressure within drug companies to sell opioids in the face …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 6:55 PM ET, July 23, 2019.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
John Bresnahan / Politico:
House prepares to formally endorse Trump-related subpoenas
Morgan Chalfant / The Hill:
FBI's Wray says most domestic terrorism arrests this year involve white supremacy
Discussion: The Root
Hamid Shalizi / Reuters:
Kabul seeks clarification on Trump talk of wiping out Afghanistan
Jane Coaston / Vox:
A question for conservatives: what if the left was right on race?
Discussion: The College Fix
David Rutz / Washington Free Beacon:
Tlaib: BDS Movement Against Israel Like American Boycott of Nazi Germany
Discussion: Townhall and The Daily Caller
C.J. Ciaramella / Reason:
Tucker Carlson's Unhinged Rant Against Prison Reform Makes Us All Dumber
 Earlier Items: 
Alex Pappas / Fox News:
Trump mocks Tlaib for ‘screaming’ at 2016 speech: ‘This is not a sane person’
Discussion: Washington Post and Politico
Morgan Phillips / Mediaite:
MSNBC Guests Keep Repeating False Claim That Fox News Isn't Covering the Mueller Hearings
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Mentions of Immigration as Top Problem Surpass Record High
Discussion: National Review, RedState, Townhall and IJR
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
US attorney general William Barr says Americans should accept security risks of encryption backdoors
Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
Sherrod Brown Is the Only Democrat in America Not Running for President
Obed Manuel / Dallas Morning News:
A Dallas-born citizen picked up by the Border Patrol has been detained for three weeks