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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 …
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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
Eric Felten / RealClearInvestigations:
The Shaky Standing of Mueller's Footnotes  —  Jule 23, 2019  —  The Mueller report.  Top photo: Its author, left, with his successor as FBI boss, James Comey, who looms large not just in height but in the report's footnotes.  —  Who knew that the humble footnote would loom so large …
Neal K. Katyal / New York Times:
With Three Simple Answers, Mueller Can Speak Volumes
Discussion: Washington Post and Law & Crime
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 …
Obed Manuel / Dallas Morning News:
A Dallas-born citizen picked up by the Border Patrol has been detained for three weeks  —  An 18-year-old Dallas-born U.S. citizen has been in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement for more than three weeks, his attorney says.
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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 …
Discussion: The Week and Mediaite
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Kelly Weill / The Daily Beast:
MAGA Bomber's Lawyers Blame Trump, Sean Hannity for His Radicalization  —  “In this darkness, Mr. Sayoc found light in Donald J. Trump,” his legal team wrote in a new filing.  —  The “MAGA Bomber” who mailed explosives to President Donald Trump's critics turned violent on a steady diet of Fox News …
Ryan J. Reilly / HuffPost:
Lawyers For Trump ‘Super Fan’ Cesar Sayoc Say Trump's Rhetoric Inspired Terrorist Plot On Democrats
Discussion: ThinkProgress and UPI
Walter Shapiro / Roll Call:
Moderation in the Trump era?  Democrats, it's futile  —  OPINION — The tone of the letter from the Columnists' Guild I'm expecting any minute now will be as stiff as the old-fashioned stationery it's printed on.  It will note that I am “derelict in your duties” and “an embarrassment …
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John Harwood / CNBC:   Why the GOP keeps losing the fight in budget deals
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Democratic Progressives and Centrists Are Both Committing Strategic Suicide
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 …
Discussion: Washington Post and Politico
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.
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Issues & Insights:
A Budget Disaster of Epic Proportions
Discussion: Instapundit
James Hohmann / Washington Post:
The Daily 202: The budget deal shows how unserious the GOP is about deficits in the Trump era
Malachi Barrett / MLive.com:
NAACP supports Trump impeachment at Detroit convention  —  Gallery: Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Michigan officials speak at NAACP national convention  —  America's oldest and largest civil rights organization called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump at its annual national convention in Detroit.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
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Alex Pappas / Fox News:
Trump mocks Tlaib for ‘screaming’ at 2016 speech: ‘This is not a sane person’
Discussion: Washington Post and Politico
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
WATCH: Rashida Tlaib Was Once Dragged Out of Trump Speech As Supporter Yelled 'You're an Animal!'
Discussion: Washington Times
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 …
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.
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Jeffrey Cimmino / Washington Free Beacon:
Gabbard: ‘Kamala Harris is Not Qualified to Serve as Commander in Chief’  —  'She's got no background or experience in foreign policy'  —  Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii) argued Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) is not qualified to serve as commander in chief during an appearance on Outkick the Coverage with Clay Travis on Tuesday.
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Ben Terris / Washington Post:   Who is Kamala Harris, really? Ask her sister Maya.
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 …
Aidan Smith / The Nation:
The Overlooked Difference Between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren  —  It's their approach to party politics—not policy—that truly sets the progressive senators apart.  —  The skeptics were wrong.  After a long period of speculation that only one of the progressive icons would run …
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Washington Post:
Centrist Democrats worry that Medicare-for-all imperils control of the House
Discussion: Townhall and GOP.com
Ezra Klein / Vox:   How “Medicare Extra” gets to universal coverage without single-payer
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.
Discussion: VICE, Pirate's Cove and The Daily Beast
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Bloomberg:   Trump Sues to Block House From Getting State Tax Returns
Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
Sherrod Brown Is the Only Democrat in America Not Running for President  —  EL PASO, Tex. — As 20 Democrats debated on national television, Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio and his wife, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz, texted each other a running critique of the candidates.
Jim Treacher / PJ Media Home:
IMPORTANT CORRECTION: AOC Was Weeping Over an Empty Road, Not an Empty Parking Lot  —  We've all seen the harrowing, heartbreaking pictures: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez standing next to a chain-link fence, weeping in anguish over what she saw on the other side.
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
US attorney general William Barr says Americans should accept security risks of encryption backdoors  —  U.S. attorney general William Barr has said consumers should accept the risks that encryption backdoors pose to their personal cybersecurity to ensure law enforcement can access encrypted communications.
Elaina Plott / The Atlantic:
Bill Barr Already Won  —  Back in May, Representative Justin Amash of Michigan held a town hall to defend his position as the lone Republican calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.  Amash explained to voters that he'd arrived at this position …
Discussion: Daily Kos and Axios
Morgan Phillips / Mediaite:
MSNBC Guests Keep Repeating False Claim That Fox News Isn't Covering the Mueller Hearings  —  Former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards, appearing on MSNBC Tuesday morning, repeated the false claim that Fox News will not be airing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's hearing before Congress this week.
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 …
Bruce Schlesman / Judicial Watch:
Judicial Watch Files House Ethics Complaint against Rep. Ilhan Omar over Potential Immigration, Marriage, Tax, and Student Loan Fraud  —  (Washington, DC) - Judicial Watch announced today that it hand-delivered ethics complaint to Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Office …
NBC News:
Human rights groups lead chorus of alarm over new Trump administration commission  —  A trio of letters sent Tuesday voice concern over the administration's new “Commission on Unalienable Rights.”  —  WASHINGTON — Hundreds of prominent human rights organizations, presidential candidates …
Discussion: Politico
Lachlan Markay / The Daily Beast:
Heritage Blasts ‘Vengeful’ Conservative Critics—Including Its Former President  —  In a lengthy internal memo, Kay Coles James hammered reporting in the new book “American Carnage” and accused her predecessor of leaking unflattering details about the think tank.
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.
 
 
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Seung Min Kim / Washington Post:
Durbin regrets calling on Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations
Maggie Severns / Politico:
Top Democratic super PAC launches online barrage against Trump on economy
Discussion: Political Wire
Jeff Manning / Oregonian:
Columbia Sportswear's Boyle wades into national debate over race, immigration with rebuke of Trump
Nancy A. Youssef / Wall Street Journal:
Senate Votes to Confirm Mark Esper as Defense Secretary
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Mentions of Immigration as Top Problem Surpass Record High
Discussion: Townhall and RedState
 Earlier Items: 
Jon Gerberg / Washington Post:
'I just don't want to kill 10 million people': Trump's comments reverberate in Afghanistan
Discussion: The Guardian and Politico
Josh Lederman / NBC News:
Doctors find differences in brains of U.S. diplomats who alleged mystery attacks in Cuba
Discussion: The Week
Jonah Goldberg / Los Angeles Times:
Column: Does Trump mean what he tweets?
VICE:
EXCLUSIVE: HHS Is Shutting Down the Model Facility for Migrant Kids It Showed Off to Journalists
Discussion: The Guardian
Carol E. Lee / NBC News:
Among the questions for Mueller: Why wasn't Donald Trump Jr. interviewed?
NBC News:
Abner, 17, describes 11 days of hunger and thirst at Yuma's border station