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2:05 PM ET, October 22, 2019

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NBC News:
Graham and Fox News expert showed Trump a map to change his mind about Syria withdrawal  —  It wasn't the first time Trump has been shown a map detailing economic assets to convince him not to order U.S. troops home, officials said.  —  WASHINGTON — In the days after President Donald Trump paved …
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Politico:
We're talking about the president's racial rhetoric again  —  DONALD TRUMP, more than any modern-day president, has employed racially charged rhetoric.  Whether he means it or not, it forces a day of news coverage, standing up his allies against his foes.  And in this instance, for this day …
Discussion: CANVAS, Associated Press and The Hill
Michael C. Bender / Wall Street Journal:
Trump's Rallies Aren't a Sideshow.  They Are the Campaign.  —  The president is banking on base-pleasing campaign events to counter impeachment and power his 2020 reelection bid  —  WASHINGTON—President Trump is closer to his second Election Day than his first, and an impeachment probe threatens his political future.
Discussion: The Hill and Raw Story
Michael Calderone / Politico:
White House to cancel Times, Post subscriptions after Trump's ‘Hannity’ comments  —  The White House said Tuesday it will not be renewing subscriptions to The New York Times and The Washington Post, two papers the president frequently attacks as “fake” and which he suggested canceling the previous night in a TV appearance.
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Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
William Taylor testifies about deep-seated push for Ukraine quid pro quo  —  President Donald Trump's top envoy to Ukraine told House impeachment investigators on Tuesday of intense efforts by Trump administration officials to secure politically-motivated investigations of Trump's political rivals …
Allan Smith / NBC News:
Lawmakers outraged after Trump compares impeachment inquiry to ‘a lynching’  —  “All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here — a lynching,” Trump tweeted.  “But we will WIN!”  —  President Donald Trump has called the House impeachment inquiry a “coup,” a “witch hunt” and a …
CNN:
Taylor testifies that EU ambassador cited political investigations as possible reason for Ukraine aid delay
Discussion: Law & Crime
Colby Itkowitz / Washington Post:
Trump compares impeachment probe to ‘lynching,’ draws swift condemnation
Discussion: CNN, Politico, Spectator USA and The Week
NBC News:   U.S. diplomat Bill Taylor, who called Trump's Ukraine policy ‘crazy,’ testifies in impeachment inquiry
New York Times:
In Hungary, a Freewheeling Trump Ambassador Undermines U.S. Diplomats  —  He brokered a White House meeting for Hungary's prime minister.  He spends $320,000 on parties and takes positions at odds with American policy.  He says he knows what President Trump wants.
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New York Times:
Hungary's Orban Gave Trump Harsh Analysis of Ukraine Before Key Meeting  —  The discussion at the White House between President Trump and Prime Minister Viktor Orban was held over objections from Mr. Trump's national security adviser.  —  WASHINGTON — Just 10 days before a key meeting on Ukraine …
Washington Post:
Putin and Hungary's Orban helped sour Trump on Ukraine
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Jim Geraghty / National Review:
It's Easy to Overlook the Faults of Our Leaders When We Catastrophize the Alternative
Discussion: twitchy.com and New York Times
CNN:
CNN Poll: 50% support impeaching Trump and removing him from office  —  (CNN)Half of Americans say President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, a new high in CNN polling on the topic and the first time that support …
Philip Rotner / The Bulwark:
This Is Why Hillary Is Attacking Tulsi  —  There's no evidence that Tulsi Gabbard has embraced Russia—but there IS evidence that Russia has embraced her.  —  Hillary Clinton stumbled back into the public spotlight last week by suggesting that Russia is “grooming” Tulsi Gabbard …
Discussion: CNN, The Federalist and Washington Post
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Zack Beauchamp / Vox:
The Hillary Clinton-Tulsi Gabbard feud, explained
Kristina Wong / Breitbart:
Flashback: Jerry Nadler in 1998 Accused Republicans of Running a ‘Lynch Mob’ Against Bill Clinton  —  Democrats are expressing outrage over President Trump's comparison of the ongoing impeachment inquiry to “lynching,” but a top House Democrat — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler …
Discussion: New York Times and Raw Story
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Elaine Godfrey / The Atlantic:
Democrats Are Already Arguing Over Trump's Impeachment Articles
Discussion: NPR
Marianne LeVine / Politico:
McConnell introduces Syria resolution urging Trump to end troop pullout  —  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will introduce his own resolution urging President Donald Trump to end the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.  —  The resolution comes days …
Discussion: Associated Press
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Marianne LeVine / Politico:
Republicans rip Mick Mulvaney's ‘rough patch’
Discussion: Associated Press and The Hill
Jordain Carney / The Hill:
Thune calls Trump remarks on lynching ‘inappropriate’
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Abby Goodnough / New York Times:
Obamacare Premiums to Fall and Number of Insurers to Rise Next Year  —  WASHINGTON — Nearly three years into President Trump's aggressive efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act, prices for the most popular type of health insurance plan offered through the health law's federal marketplace …
Discussion: Mother Jones and News & Guts Media
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Miami Herald:
Despite reversal, Trump's Doral promotion will now be used against him in court  —  Congressional Democrats will file a legal brief in federal court on Tuesday asserting that President Trump's promotion of his Doral resort for the G-7 summit was further evidence he has violated the Emoluments Clause …
Discussion: CNN
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HuffPost:   Trump's Elaborate Scheme To Get Around His Emoluments Problem Proves He Has One
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
Trump's quest for vengeance against John Brennan  —  President Donald Trump's obsession with former CIA director John Brennan could be on a collision course with an ongoing Justice Department probe as Attorney General Bill Barr takes a more hands-on approach to examining the intelligence community's actions in 2016.
Heather Caygle / Politico:
Freshman Dem Katie Hill denies improper relationship with aide  —  Freshman Democratic Rep. Katie Hill (Calif.) is denying allegations that she had an improper relationship with a congressional staffer, and blamed the controversy on an “abusive husband” that she is in the midst of divorcing.
Discussion: Political Wire
wvlt.tv:
Sevier County Commission meeting overshadowed by controversial comments  —  SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) — Comments made by a Sevier County Commissioner sparked anger and support at a meeting on Monday night.  —  Commissioner Warren Hurst took to the floor on Oct. 21 to speak …
Kelly Weill / The Daily Beast:
Proud Boys Maxwell Hare, John Kinsman Sentenced to Four Years for Upper East Side Brawl  —  Two members of the far-right group the Proud Boys were sentenced to four years in prison on Tuesday, over their involvement in a Manhattan brawl last October.  Maxwell Hare and John Kinsman were convicted …
New York Times:
Why Baby Elijah Lost Medicaid, and a Million Fewer Children Have It  —  Officials point to rising employment, but the uninsured rate is climbing as families run afoul of new paperwork and as fear rises among immigrants.  —  HOUSTON — The baby's lips were turning blue from lack of oxygen …
Asawin Suebsaeng / The Daily Beast:
With Impeachment Looming, Trump Is Threatening to Sue ‘Everybody Who Pisses Him Off’  —  The president is reverting back to old habits.  —  Last week, as the White House struggled to grapple with an accelerating impeachment probe and a bloodbath in Syria, President Donald Trump's mind drifted to old …
Discussion: The Week, Daily Kos and Raw Story
Al Hunt / Columbia Journalism Review:
The Washington press corps goes to the World Series  —  Washington is a dark place with a mean-spirited and bitterly polarizing president.  But suddenly, there's sunlight—not from the looming impeachment of Donald Trump or the political skill of Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker—but the Nationals …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Salt-of-the-earth GOP senator humiliates a ‘smug, rich liberal elitist’  —  Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri just attacked your humble blogger as a “smug, rich liberal elitist” who is part of a movement that has “utter, open contempt for the people of the heartland.”
Discussion: The Daily Caller and twitchy.com
Robby Soave / Reason:
Seattle Public Schools Will Start Teaching That Math Is Oppressive  —  Math is a deeply frustrating subject for many elementary and high school students.  But Seattle public schools are gearing up to accuse math of a litany of more serious crimes: imperialism, dehumanization, and oppression of marginalized persons.
Aaron Rupar / Vox:
Trump unironically says his sons receiving foreign payments “would be the biggest story of the century”  —  The central tenet of Trumpism is to never sit one out.  Trump's latest love-fest with Hannity illustrated it.  —  One day after caving to public pressure and reversing course on his plan …
Discussion: Political Wire
David Catanese / The State:
Buttigieg focus groups found being gay “a barrier” for some black South Carolina voters  —  Internal focus groups conducted by Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign this summer reveal a key reason why he is struggling with African-American voters: some see his sexuality as a problem.
Discussion: Political Wire
 
 
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Politico:
Democrats look to dodge Oversight fight to protect impeachment push
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
New York Times:
Democrats Slow Impeachment Timeline to Sharpen Their Public Case
Discussion: Common Dreams and Washington Post
Mary Markos / Boston Herald:
Beacon Hill bill would ban the B-word
Discussion: Reason, Townhall and The Gateway Pundit
Associated Press:
Schumer: Democrats will try to overturn tax deduction cap
Discussion: The Hill
Donald M. Berwick / USA Today:
Stop fearmongering about ‘Medicare for All.’ Most families would pay less for better care.
Discussion: STAT and The Week
Daniel Marans / HuffPost:
Former Sanders Surrogate Lucy Flores Endorses Elizabeth Warren
Nico Hines / The Daily Beast:
Alex Gibney: How Donald Trump Is Morphing Into Vladimir Putin
Discussion: Raw Story
Nicole Lafond / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Intends To Ban Copies Of NYT, WaPo Newspapers From White House
Discussion: Occupy Democrats
 Earlier Items: 
Roger Kimball / American Greatness:
Media Attempt to School Republicans Is a Disingenuous Fraud
Discussion: New York Times
Wall Street Journal:
Fighting Extradition, Ukrainian Tycoon Aligns Legal Strategy With Trump Camp
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Raw Story
Peter Baker / New York Times:
For Trump the Dealmaker, Troop Pullouts Without Much in Return
CNN:
Fact check: Trump made at least 20 false claims in angry Cabinet monologue
Discussion: PolitiFact and Washington Post