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Jonathan Allen / NBC News:
In tragic self-owns, Trump denounces racism, and calls for immigration reform  —  Analysis: Rather than risk alienating his allies in the wake of another round of mass shootings, Trump chose to expose himself to claims of responsibility.  —  WASHINGTON — In looking to place blame …
Courtney Hagle / Media Matters for America:
How Fox News pushed the white supremacist “great replacement” theory  —  Fox News figures have repeatedly warned of an immigrant “invasion”  —  The shooter who killed 20 people and injured dozens in El Paso, TX, over the weekend first posted online a document outlining the white nationalist …
Center for Public Integrity:
Trump campaign still hasn't paid El Paso police bills  —  President Donald Trump has pledged the federal government will provide “whatever is needed” to help El Paso, Texas, recover from a mass shooting Saturday that killed 22 people.  —  But Trump's own 2020 re-election committee still …
Washington Post:
Teleprompter Trump meets Twitter Trump as the president responds to mass slayings
Discussion: The Daily Beast
New York Times:
Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short of Major Gun Controls
The Daily Beast:   DHS Official: Trump Can't Admit ‘This Is Terrorism’
Emily Larsen / Washington Examiner:
Confusion: Biden offers sympathy for the ‘tragic events in Houston today and also in Michigan’
CNN:
El Paso shooting death toll rises to 22 in anti-immigrant massacre
The Atlantic:   Trump's Habit of Contradicting Himself After a Tragedy
James Hohmann / Washington Post:
The Daily 202: Eight reasons to be skeptical that Trump is serious about his new call for ‘strong background checks’
Chris Mills Rodrigo / The Hill:
FBI warns of copycat attacks in wake of mass shootings
Discussion: Breitbart and El Paso Times
VICE:
EXCLUSIVE: Dayton Shooter Was in a “Pornogrind” Band That Released Songs About Raping and Killing Women  —  Before he killed nine people in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday, Connor Betts was deeply involved in the misogynistic, male-dominated “goregrind” or “pornogrind” extreme metal music scene.
Discussion: New York Post
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Ellie Hall / BuzzFeed News:
The Dayton Shooter Was The Lead Singer Of A “Pornogrind” Metal Band  —  The man who killed nine and injured 27 in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, was the lead singer of a “pornogrind” metal band, a genre defined by its explicit subject matter and themes of gore and violence …
Associated Press:
Classmates: Ohio shooter kept a ‘hit list’ and a ‘rape list’  —  DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, say he was suspended for compiling a “hit list” of those he wanted to kill and a “rape list” of girls he wanted to sexually assault.
Kate Rooney / CNBC:
China confirms it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to Trump's new tariffs  —  KEY POINTS  — A spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce says Chinese companies have stopped purchasing U.S. agricultural products in response to President Trump's new 10% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods.
Axios:
Trump administration designates China as currency manipulator  —  U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday night declared China to be a currency manipulator, just hours after the Chinese government allowed the yuan to slip below a 7-to-1 dollar ratio for the first time in over a decade.
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Saleha Mohsin / Bloomberg:   U.S. Labels China a Currency Manipulator, Escalating Trade War
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
Conservatism Has a Violence Problem  —  'The numbers don't lie.'  —  American conservatism has a violence problem.  —  The current secretary of energy, Rick Perry, once publicly suggested that the chairman of the Federal Reserve deserved to be beaten up because of his interest rate policy.
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Raw Story:
Young Mitch McConnell supporters pose for a photo strangling a cardboard cutout of AOC  —  On Monday, a picture appeared on Instagram, apparently taken by a group of young men supporting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) at the Fancy Farm, Kentucky political picnic.
Darren Samuelsohn / Politico:
Judge signals interest in removing Mueller report redactions  —  A federal judge signaled Monday he's considering removing the Mueller report's redactions.  —  During more than two hours of oral arguments in Washington, District Judge Reggie Walton appeared on several occasions to side …
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Jacqueline Thomsen / The Hill:
Judge questions Barr's handling of Mueller findings
Discussion: Law & Crime
Alex Horton / Washington Post:
Ohio Republican blames mass shootings on ‘drag queen advocates,’ Colin Kaepernick and Obama  —  In a laundry list of reasons why the United States is grappling with mass killings, an Ohio state lawmaker has settled on immigrants, same-sex marriage, transgender rights, disrespect toward veterans and “drag queen advocates.”
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Washington Post:
Cesar Sayoc, who mailed explosive devices to Trump's critics, sentenced to 20 years in prison  —  NEW YORK — Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man who mailed explosive devices to prominent Democrats and media figures was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison.  —  Prosecutors had called for a life sentence …
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Associated Press:
Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to Dems to 20 years
Discussion: Daily Wire
Associated Press:
Markets Right Now: Dow plunges 800 as trade war flares  —  NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):  —  Stocks are plunging on Wall Street after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a decade, escalating its trade war with the U.S.
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Ben Jacobs / Jewish Insider:
Neo Nazis boast ‘We got Tulsi in the debates’  —  Racist website takes credit for boosting Democratic presidential hopeful  —  A neo-Nazi website took credit for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's (D-HI) qualification for the first two Democratic primary debates.  The Daily Stormer, a notorious white supremacist …
Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against background check expansion laws in months leading up to latest mass shootings  —  KEY POINTS  — The National Rifle Association spent $1.6 million during the first half of the year lobbying Congress against laws that would enact stricter background checks …
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Dareh Gregorian / NBC News:
Mitch McConnell ignores calls from Democratic lawmakers to end Senate recess for gun control vote
Discussion: USA Today, Slate and Pacific Standard
Cameron Cawthorne / Washington Free Beacon:
NBC Reporter Dismisses Host Bringing Up Dayton Shooter's Pro-Warren Tweet  —  Shooter said he'd ‘happily vote’ Warren  —  NBC reporter Ben Collins on Monday falsely claimed the Dayton, Ohio shooter was “more neutral” with his political posts on Twitter, despite the shooter saying he would …
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Elena Schneider / Politico:
These are the winners of the post-debate media competition
Discussion: Deep Root Analytics
Eric Katz / GovExec.com:
USDA Office Relocations Are Illegal, IG Says  —  Agriculture Department counters that the spending law it allegedly violated is unconstitutional and therefore not binding.  —  The Agriculture Department is in violation of spending laws by relocating employees out of the Washington, D.C., area, according to a new watchdog report.
Ali H. Soufan / New York Times:
I Spent 25 Years Fighting Jihadis.  White Supremacists Aren't So Different.  —  We can't fight domestic terror groups efficiently until the law treats them the way we treat foreign ones.  —  Mr. Soufan is a former F.B.I. special agent and the author of “Anatomy of Terror.”
Vivian Salama / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo  —  New measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China that continue to support him  —  WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is moving …
Corky Siemaszko / NBC News:
Trump made it easier for the mentally ill to get guns when he rolled back Obama regulation  —  In 2017, Trump quietly rolled back an Obama-era regulation that made it harder for people with mental illness to buy guns.  —  President Donald Trump responded to the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings …
 
 
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