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Heather Vogell / ProPublica:
Never-Before-Seen Trump Tax Documents Show Major Inconsistencies  —  The president's businesses made themselves appear more profitable to lenders and less profitable to tax officials.  One expert calls the differing numbers “versions of fraud.”  —  Stay up to date with email updates …
Washington Post:
Pompeo adviser to decry politicization of State Dept. in impeachment probe testimony  —  Michael McKinley, the former senior adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo until his sudden resignation last week, will tell House impeachment investigators Wednesday that career diplomats …
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Axios:
Turkey's Erdoğan says he won't meet with Pence and Pompeo  —  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told Sky News Wednesday that he will not meet with Vice President Mike Pence, who is currently leading a delegation with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Turkey to discuss a ceasefire in northern Syria.
Marianne LeVine / Politico:
Republicans drop their revolt against Trump on Syria  —  The Republican rebellion against President Donald Trump was short-lived.  —  Republicans unleashed perhaps their most aggressive outcry of the Trump era after he abandoned the U.S.' Kurdish allies and ceded northeastern Syria to Turkey.
Justin Sink / Bloomberg:
Trump Says Russian Syria Expansion After U.S. Departs Is ‘Fine’  — Kurds are ‘no angels,’ he says about American-allied fighters  — Trump says U.S.'s Syria withdrawal ‘strategically brilliant’  —  President Donald Trump dismissed concerns that the U.S. withdrawal from Syria …
Associated Press:
Live Updates: Erdogan Snubs Pence: ‘When Trump Comes, I Will Meet With Him’  —  Russian troops move into Syrian territory abandoned by U.S. ■ Erdogan: ‘There will be no ceasefire ... We are not worried about any sanctions’ ■ Assad forces make territorial gains near Manbij following pact …
Discussion: Foreign Policy
John Parkinson / ABC News:
Trump on Turkey going into Syria: 'It's not our problem'
Discussion: The Hill and Reuters
Washington Post:
Giuliani pressed Trump to eject Muslim cleric from U.S., a top priority of Turkish president, former officials say
CNN:
Erdogan says Turkey will ‘never declare a ceasefire’
Discussion: Axios
Erin Cunningham / Washington Post:
Erdogan orders Kurdish fighters in Syria to drop weapons, withdraw from border
Barbie Latza Nadeau / The Daily Beast:
Grieving Parents ‘Ambushed’ by Trump, Who Had Teen's Killer Waiting at White House  —  The president had hoped to surprise the parents of dead British teen Harry Dunn with a meeting with the woman who killed him—all in front of the media.  —  Correspondent-At-Large
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Michael Holden / Reuters:
U.S. security chief ‘heaped pain’ on grieving parents of UK teen: lawyer  —  LONDON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's national security adviser heaped pain and grief on the parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash by trying to hold a meeting at the White House between them and a U.S. diplomat's wife …
Jennifer Hassan / Washington Post:
Trump stuns Harry Dunn's parents, says woman in crash that killed their son is nearby and able to meet  —  LONDON — The parents of British teenager Harry Dunn met with President Trump at the White House on Tuesday, only to be told that the woman British police say was involved in the car crash …
Iliana Magra / New York Times:   Trump Stuns Grieving Britons: Meet the Suspect in Your Son's Death
Washington Post:
Sen. Bernie Sanders to be endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, an influential voice among young liberals  —  Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, one of the most influential voices among young liberals and a rising Democratic star, plans to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) …
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The Hill:
Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top?
Discussion: Axios, Breitbart, Politico and Fox News
John F. Harris / Politico:
Democrats stop faking it — and have a serious debate
Discussion: WBUR, New York Times, Bloomberg and CNN
New York Times:   6 Takeaways From the October Democratic Debate
Washington Post:
Mulvaney emerges as a key facilitator of the campaign to pressure Ukraine  —  In late May, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney organized a meeting that stripped control of the country's relationship with Ukraine from those who had the most expertise at the National Security Council and the State Department.
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New York Times:
White House Is Said to Open Internal Review of Ukraine Call  —  Some advisers fear that the inquiry is a hunt for a scapegoat, people familiar with it said.  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump has for weeks sought to unmask the whistle-blower who shed light on his Ukraine dealings.
Lanny A. Breuer / Washington Post:   I represented Clinton during his impeachment. I have advice for Pat Cipollone.
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Live updates: Trump and Pelosi to meet face-to-face for first time since inquiry began
Discussion: The Hill, Raw Story and Diplopundit
CNN:
Mounting frustration inside White House over Hill depositions as refusals to comply with subpoenas increase
Discussion: HuffPost and East Bay Times
Justin McCarthy / Gallup:
Congress Approval, Support for Impeaching Trump Both Up  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives work through an impeachment inquiry regarding alleged abuses of office by President Donald Trump, approval of Congress is now at 25%.
Rebecca Ballhaus / Wall Street Journal:
Ex-Rep. Sessions Subpoenaed Over Interactions With Giuliani, Giuliani Associates  —  Giuliani is primary focus of subpoena; Pete Sessions cooperating with prosecutors  —  A grand jury has issued a subpoena related to Manhattan federal prosecutors' investigation into Rudy Giuliani …
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Sam Brodey / The Daily Beast:
Dems Torn Over How Much to Punish Rudy Giuliani for Ignoring Subpoena  —  Should Trump's personal attorney be jailed for his stonewalling of a congressional subpoena—or would a court fight only delay the impeachment inquiry unnecessarily?  —  House Democrats are torn over how to respond …
Reid Wilson / The Hill:
Kentucky governor's race tied: poll  —  Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) is tied with his Democratic rival just three weeks before Election Day in a race President Trump's political team is watching closely.  —  A new survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy finds Bevin …
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Shane Croucher / Newsweek:   Donald Trump's approval rating drops among North Carolina voters as Republicans walk away over Ukraine, impeachment
Ezra Klein / Vox:
Sorry, but Democrats need to talk about Hunter Biden  —  Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images for World Food Program USA  —  Democrats are afraid to talk about Hunter Biden.  Trump won't be.  —  Democrats need to talk about Hunter Biden.  Sorry, but they do.  —  The fourth Democratic presidential …
Matthew Belloni / Hollywood Reporter:
Lachlan Murdoch Talks Post-Disney Strategy, Studio Plans and Fox News Infighting  —  The Fox Corp. executive chairman and CEO explains his vision for a slimmed-down company, from acquisitions to sports betting as “the traditional metrics of the business are all incredibly strong.”
David Shulkin / TIME:
I Ran the VA Under President Trump Until He Fired Me.  Our First Trump Tower Meeting Was a Job Interview Unlike Any Other  —  David Shulkin, a physician and former healthcare executive, was an under secretary at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs under President Obama and the Secretary of the VA under President Trump.
Washington Post:
Kim Jong Un rides white horse on sacred mountain - and plans ‘great operation’  —  SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was shown riding a white horse in the snow on a sacred mountain, in several photographs released by state media Wednesday that experts said could presage a major announcement.
Discussion: Axios
 
 
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Devan Cole / CNN:
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NBC News:
Defense Secretary Mark Esper will no longer comply with impeachment inquiry
Discussion: The Hill
Philip Athey / Marine Corps Times:
Marine Iraq War veteran to be deported Tuesday to El Salvador
Discussion: Fox News
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Michael R. Bloomberg / Washington Post:
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Discussion: The Hill