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Washington Post:
Rep. Tlaib says she will not go to Israel after the country initially rejected her request for a visit, then reversed course  —  BREAKING:Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) said in a statement she will not visit Israel “under these oppressive conditions,” even though her humanitarian request to visit …
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David M. Halbfinger / New York Times:
Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Visit West Bank Under Israel's Conditions  —  JERUSALEM — A day after barring Representative Rashida Tlaib under pressure from President Trump, Israel said on Friday that she could visit her 90-year-old grandmother, who lives in the occupied West Bank …
Aiden Pink / The Forward:
The Palestinian Group That Arranged Tlaib And Omar's West Bank Trip Once Claimed Jews Put Christian Blood In Matzah  —  The Palestinian organization that had organized Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar's planned delegation to Jerusalem and the West Bank once claimed that Jews put Christian blood in matzah …
Discussion: Tennessee Star and NB Blog
Bari Weiss / New York Times:
King Bibi Bows Before a Tweet  —  After Trump cowed the Israeli leader into reversing course on Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, the biggest loser was Israel itself.  —  Ms. Weiss is an Op-Ed staff editor and writer.  Her first book, “How to Fight Anti-Semitism,” will be published in September.
Yossi Klein Halevi:   The day Israel humiliated its US friends in Congress
Emily Tamkin / New Republic:
Ilhan Omar Is Already Changing Washington
Tasmiha Khan / The Independent:
No politician in living memory has been treated as badly as Ilhan Omar
Discussion: RedState
Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen / Reuters:
Greenland tells Trump it is open for business but not for sale  —  COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Greenland on Friday dismissed the notion that it might be up for sale after reports that U.S. President Donald Trump had privately discussed with his advisers the idea of buying the world's biggest island.
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Wall Street Journal:
Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland  —  In conversations with aides, the president has—with varying degrees of seriousness—floated the idea of buying the autonomous Danish territory  —  WASHINGTON—President Trump made his name on the world's most famous island.
Paul Musgrave / Foreign Policy:
American Imperialists Have Always Dreamed of Greenland  —  Trump's reported hopes of buying the Danish island exemplify his 19th-century values.  —  From his love of tariffs to his racial view of the world, Donald Trump is the nineteenth-century president America never had.
James Hohmann / Washington Post:
The Daily 202: The newest purity test for Democrats is whether to mandate assault weapons buybacks
Discussion: National Review
The Irish Times:   Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland stuns Denmark
Elizabeth Warren / Team Warren:
Honoring and Empowering Tribal Nations and Indigenous Peoples  —  In 2003, the United States Commission on Civil Rights released a report on the state of federal support for Indian Country.  The report detailed the chronic failure of the federal government to provide the resources necessary …
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Jennifer Bendery / HuffPost:   Elizabeth Warren Unveils Detailed Plan For Empowering Tribal Nations
Alex Thompson / Politico:
Warren pushes tribal plan amid new Trump attacks on Native American claims
Discussion: Washington Post
New York Times:
Citing Economy, Trump Says That ‘You Have No Choice but to Vote for Me’  —  MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Trump doubled down on his economic argument for re-election on Thursday night amid increasing concerns about a recession, declaring that even Americans who hate him “have no choice” …
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
The man Trump mocked as heavyset at his New Hampshire rally was a Trump supporter  —  About half an hour into his lengthy campaign rally in Manchester, N.H., on Thursday, President Trump was interrupted by a protester.  —  The commotion unfolded on the balcony behind him and to his left …
Discussion: Raw Story and The Daily Beast
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Brett Samuels / The Hill:
Trump mocks appearance of rally protester: 'That guy's got a serious weight problem'
Discussion: Breitbart and PJ Media Home
Ann E. Marimow / Washington Post:
A federal judge in D.C. hit ‘reply all,’ and now there's a formal question about his decorum  —  A clash between judges on two important federal courts in Washington has created an early, unusual test of new rules intended to make sure courthouses across the country are civil, harassment-free workplaces.
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Catherine Rampell / Washington Post:
Trump has a dream team for mismanaging a recession  —  President Trump inherited a good economy, and for roughly 2½ years managed (mostly) not to mess it up.  As with his business empire, he also somehow convinced much of the public that this windfall was due to his personal talents rather than luck.
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Washington Post:
Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and The Week
Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
NRA Spent Tens of Thousands on Hair and Makeup for CEO's Wife  —  The gun group used donor funds to fly Susan LaPierre's favorite stylists around the country and put them up in style.  —  The NRA spent tens of thousands of dollars bringing hair and makeup artists around the country for the wife of its CEO …
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
Trump met his commitments to LGBTQ Americans.  He has our endorsement.  —  Robert Kabel is chairman of Log Cabin Republicans.  Jill Homan is the vice chairwoman of Log Cabin Republicans.  —  While the chasm between left and right in this nation continues to grow, and even the definition …
Elaina Plott / The Atlantic:
Sometimes Winning Gets Old  —  MANCHESTER, N.H.—During a rally in the nation's first primary state last night, President Donald Trump delivered two hours' worth of musings on his favorite topics, including, in the order mused: the 2016 election, “fake polls,” the “fake news media,” crowd size …
Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
CNN Appears to Have Benched Two Pro-Trump Contributors  —  Steve Cortes hasn't been seen on the network in more than a month and Ben Ferguson hasn't been on since April, but both are still paid contributors.  —  CNN president Jeff Zucker is famously committed to ideological diversity.
Discussion: Contemptor
James Pasley / Business Insider:
35 vintage photos taken by the EPA reveal what American cities looked like before pollution was regulated  — Before President Richard Nixon created the Environmental Protection Agency in 1970, water and air pollution weren't federally regulated.  — Between 1971 and 1977 …
Associated Press:
Migrant kids separated at border faced abuse in foster homes  —  SANTA ANA, California (AP) — This story is part of an ongoing joint investigation between The Associated Press and the PBS series FRONTLINE on the treatment of migrant children, which includes an upcoming film.  —  ___
Discussion: Shareblue Media, Daily Kos and The Week
William D. Cohan / Vanity Fair:
Anthony Scaramucci Calls Trump “Crazy” and “Narcissistic,”  —  A few days into his jihad against his former boss, Anthony Scaramucci discusses his view of Trump's increasing mental problems, his racist tactics, and why he hopes an Arya Stark will rise up to kick him out of office.
Discussion: Breitbart and The Week
Glenn Thrush / New York Times:
Obama and Biden's Relationship Looks Rosy.  It Wasn't Always That Simple.  —  WASHINGTON — Barack Obama was riding his call for generational change to the Democratic presidential nomination in the spring of 2008 when he began musing about potential running mates with aides traveling with him on the trail.
Bill Scher / Politico:
The Real Reason Obama Didn't Pass Gun Control  —  After every mass shooting, there's a new ritual: sharing an old Twitter post from a British columnist that says: “In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the US gun control debate.  Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over.”
Charlie Warzel / New York Times:
How an Online Mob Created a Playbook for a Culture War  —  On August 15, 2014, an angry 20-something ex-boyfriend published a 9,425-word screed and set in motion a series of vile events that changed the way we fight online.  The post, which exhaustively documented the last weeks of his breakup …
CNN:
Fact check: No evidence for Trump's claim he was once named Michigan's ‘Man of the Year’  —  (CNN)At a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Thursday, President Donald Trump made a handful of false claims, including returning to a claim he's made since the final days of the 2016 campaign.
Discussion: Political Wire
Michelle Goldberg / New York Times:
With Trump as President, the World Is Spiraling Into Chaos  —  Trump torched America's foreign policy infrastructure.  The results are becoming clear.  —  Earlier this week, Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Asad Majeed Khan, visited The New York Times editorial board …
Discussion: The Mahablog, The Week, Al Jazeera and 1A
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Mark Sanford says he's ‘growing ever closer’ to launching a GOP primary challenge against Trump  —  Former congressman Mark Sanford said Friday that he is “growing ever closer” to mounting a Republican primary challenge against President Trump following a visit this week to New Hampshire.
 
 
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