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7:00 AM ET, October 9, 2019

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi:
Pelosi Statement on Trump Administration Refusal to Comply with House Subpoenas  —  Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement when the White House asserted that the Administration will not comply with House Committee subpoenas as part of the impeachment inquiry …
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Nick Visser / HuffPost:
Nancy Pelosi Calls Trump's Bluff: ‘You Are Not Above The Law’  —  The White House refused to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, calling it an “unconstitutional” effort to overturn the 2016 election.  —  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) castigated President Donald Trump's refusal …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
Gregg Re / Fox News:
GOP rep introduces resolution to expel Nancy Pelosi from House  —  A Louisiana Republican congressman introduced a resolution Tuesday to expel Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., from the House of Representatives, the latest sign that frustration in the GOP is building as Democrats continue their impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
Politico:
The shelter-in-place strategy to survive Trump's impeachment
Discussion: The Daily Beast
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Washington Post:
Pentagon won't take over Islamic State prisons if U.S.-allied Kurdish forces withdraw, officials say
Discussion: Defense One
Elliot Ackerman / New York Times:   Trump Betrays an Ally at the Turkish Border
Bloomberg:
Turkish Troops Begin Crossing Into Syria After U.S. Stands Aside
Discussion: Fox News and The Week
Bassem Mroue / Associated Press:
Kurds mobilize in Syria as Turkey poised for imminent attack
Discussion: Political Wire
Nicholas Fandos / New York Times:
Trump's Ukraine Call Was ‘Crazy’ and ‘Frightening,’ Official Told Whistle-Blower  —  The whistle-blower wrote a memo describing an official who heard the call as “visibly shaken” by it.  —  WASHINGTON — A White House official who listened to President Trump's July phone call …
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CNN:
Inside the White House's effort to contain Ukraine call fallout  —  (CNN)By the time President Donald Trump's line with Volodymyr Zelensky went quiet, the scramble began.  —  In the hours and days after the Ukrainian President signed-off — “Thank you Mr. President, bye-bye” …
The Boston Globe:
Bernie Sanders' daughter-in-law dies at 46 after cancer diagnosis  —  Rainè Riggs, the daughter-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, died Saturday shortly after being diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer.
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Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Sanders Says He Will ‘Change the Nature’ of His Campaign After Heart Attack  —  The Vermont senator also acknowledged that voters would take his health into account when deciding whether to support him.  —  BURLINGTON, Vt. — Senator Bernie Sanders, in a striking concession …
Discussion: Splinter
Associated Press:
Bernie Sanders' Daughter-in-Law Dies at 46 After Cancer Diagnosis
Discussion: The Daily Caller and WJAC-TV
Murray Waas / The New York Review of Books:
Ukraine Continued: How a Crucial Witness Escaped  —  A classified State Department assessment concluded in 2018 that Ukraine's former Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko—who is at the center of the impeachment inquiry of President Trump—had allowed a vital potential witness for Special Counsel Robert Mueller …
Discussion: CANNONFIRE
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CNN:
First on CNN: Trump told Perry and State Department officials as early as May to talk to Giuliani about Ukraine  —  (CNN)President Donald Trump directed Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and two top State Department officials to deal with his private attorney Rudy Giuliani when the Ukrainian President sought …
WSFA-TV:
Steven Reed makes history as Montgomery's first black mayor  —  MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed has defeated David Woods and will become Montgomery's next mayor.  —  He makes history as the city's first black mayor.  —  With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Reed had 67 percent of the votes.
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Sara MacNeil / The Montgomery Advertiser:   Montgomery's Steven Reed makes history as city's first African American mayor
Associated Press:   Alabama capital elects first black mayor in 200-year history
Darren Samuelsohn / Politico:
Judge signals Dems may get to see Mueller's secrets  —  A federal judge signaled Tuesday that she might give House Democrats access to some of Robert Mueller's remaining secrets.  —  During a two-hour hearing, Beryl Howell, chief judge for the U.S. District Court, challenged the Justice Department …
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Jeremy Stahl / Slate:   DOJ: If Watergate Happened Today, We'd Block Evidence From Congress
Kyle Cheney / Politico:   DOJ: Congress has yet to see Mueller team's notes from McGahn, Hicks interviews
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Whistleblower had tie to Democratic candidate  —  In an Aug. 26 letter, the Intelligence Community's inspector general, Michael Atkinson, wrote that the anonymous whistleblower who set off the Trump-Ukraine impeachment fight showed “some indicia of an arguable political bias ... in favor of a rival political candidate.”
QU Poll:
Release Detail  —  October 8, 2019 - Voters Remain Divided On Impeachment, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Warren And Biden Top Democratic Primary Field  —  After another week with impeachment in the news, registered voters nationwide are still divided on impeaching and removing President …
politics.theonion.com:
GOP Lawmakers Watch Silently As Trump Strangles Each Of Their Loved Ones In Turn  —  WASHINGTON—Opting to take more of a wait-and-see approach instead of rushing to pass judgment, Republican lawmakers reportedly looked on in silence Tuesday as President Trump worked his way through each …
Timothy L. O'Brien / Bloomberg:
All the President's Men, Ukraine Edition  —  Perry, Sondland, Pompeo, Giuliani and Barr have roles in an affair showcasing the Trump administration's political, financial and legal opportunism.  —  Consider some of the gentlemen working for President Donald Trump.
Discussion: NBC News and Washington Post
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Washington Post:
Trump is betraying his oath of office. If Republicans don't step up, they will be, too.
Chrissy Stroop / Rewire.News:
Dinos and Demons and Swedes, Oh My!  It May Be Cartoonish, but Evangelical Radicalism Isn't Just a Sideshow  —  Satanic Temple Considers Legal Action Against School Censorship … Dinos and Demons and Swedes, oh my!  In the span of just a few days last week, American evangelicals …
Quint Forgey / Politico:
Unpaid bills pile up in Trump rallies' wake  —  Donald Trump has raised record amounts of money as a presidential candidate.  But he's still left a slew of unpaid bills in his wake.  —  In city after city, across the nation, Trump has failed to pay local officials who provide thousands …
Steve Benen / MSNBC:
Trump's latest curious choice for a Presidential Medal of Freedom  —  It was nearly a year ago when Donald Trump decided to give the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to the wife of Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson.  A Washington Post analysis noted …
Discussion: Townhall and CNBC
Laura Wagner / Deadspin:
Internal Memo: ESPN Forbids Discussion Of Chinese Politics When Discussing Daryl Morey's Tweet About Chinese Politics  —  If you watched ESPN yesterday, you saw the network repeatedly attempt to grapple with the story of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey creating an international incident …
Wall Street Journal:
Impeachment in Secret  —  Closed hearings and selective leaks won't persuade the public.  —  By The Editorial Board  —  Democrats are moving fast toward what looks like an inevitable vote to impeach President Trump, so why aren't they doing more to persuade Americans who don't already agree with them?
San Francisco Chronicle:
PG&E says power outage could last as long as Tuesday for some customers  —  California's largest utility is taking its most extreme step yet to prevent another wildfire on Wednesday, when Pacific Gas and Electric Co. will cut power to about 800,000 of its customers throughout its service area.
 
 
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Variety:
Ronan Farrow Book Alleges Matt Lauer Raped NBC News Colleague
Discussion: Slate and New York Post
Bloomberg:
Cohen Takes Starring Role in DA's Pursuit of Trump's Business
Shane Croucher / Newsweek:
Donald Trump Promised to Eliminate the Deficit in 8 Years. So Far, He Has Increased it by 68%
Tim Mak / NPR:
Senate Report: Russians Used Social Media Mostly To Target Race In 2016
Emily Tamkin / Columbia Journalism Review:
CNN public editor: What actually is CNN?
Christopher Ingraham / Washington Post:
For the first time in history, U.S. billionaires paid a lower tax rate than the working class last year
Lawrence Mower / Tampa Bay Times:
Lawmakers made Amendment 4 an ‘administrative nightmare,’ federal judge says
Discussion: Florida Politics
Kevin G. Hall / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Justice Department labels Devin Nunes' claim on Russia a conspiracy theory
 Earlier Items: 
Chuck Grassley:
Senators Seek Status Update on Criminal Referrals of Spurious Allegations Made During Kavanaugh Nomination
Discussion: Fox News
Phoenix Cronin / The Sun:
BECAUSE I SAID BO Boris Johnson plans to tell Queen she can't sack him even if he loses no confidence vote
Discussion: Bloomberg
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
Dems raise fresh quid-pro-quo questions about Ukraine missile sale
John Harwood / CNBC:
Majority of Americans support impeachment inquiry into Trump, new NBC/WSJ poll says
Discussion: Slate
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
John Solomon foisted a bogus story on Fox News viewers. His punishment? A contract.
Bloomberg:
Trump Weighs Weakening Obama Rules to Curb Corporate Inversions
Discussion: Common Dreams and Political Wire