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10:15 AM ET, November 8, 2019

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Washington Post:
House GOP looks to protect Trump by raising doubts about motives of his deputies  —  House Republicans' latest plan to shield President Trump from impeachment is to focus on at least three deputies — U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, Trump's lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani …
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Alayna Treene / Axios:
Scoop: House committees subpoena Mick Mulvaney  —  The House committees investigating President Trump and Ukraine issued a subpoena Thursday night for acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney to testify at 9 am on Friday as part of their impeachment inquiry, two sources familiar tell Axios.
Paul LeBlanc / CNN:
Lawyer for Ukraine whistleblower sends White House cease and desist letter to stop Trump's attacks  —  (CNN)A lawyer for the Ukraine whistleblower, whose complaint document triggered the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, has sent a letter to the White House warning the President to …
Michael Gerson / Washington Post:
Trump's Ukraine defense: Blah, blah, blah  —  Sometimes a phrase can summarize an era.  “We shall overcome.”  “If it feels good, do it.”  “It's morning again in America.”  —  My candidate for the age of Trump was coined by White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.
Susan B. Glasser / New Yorker:   Is Trump Already Winning on Impeachment?
Stephen Collinson / CNN:   Democrats' impeachment inquiry hits overdrive
Mimi Rocah / NBC News:   Whistleblower smears, conspiracies and ‘no quid pro quo’: The GOP impeachment theories, debunked
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
Book by ‘Anonymous’ describes Trump as cruel, inept and a danger to the nation  —  Senior Trump administration officials considered resigning en masse last year in a “midnight self-massacre” to sound a public alarm about President Trump's conduct, but rejected the idea because they believed …
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Jennifer Szalai / New York Times:
Book Review: In ‘A Warning,’ Anonymous Author Makes Case Against Re-election  —  The same writer who penned an Opinion essay in 2018 argues in a new book that the president's contract shouldn't be renewed.  —  “Trust me”: It's a tired cliché, a throwaway line, but when you first encounter it in …
Discussion: HuffPost, The Week, The Hill, Raw Story and CNN
Alexander Burns / New York Times:
Michael Bloomberg Actively Prepares to Enter 2020 Presidential Race  —  Mr. Bloomberg is expected to file paperwork this week designating himself as a candidate in at least one state with an early filing deadline, although an adviser said he had not made a final decision to run.
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Axios:
Exclusive: Mike Bloomberg will “spend whatever it takes” in 2020  —  Mike Bloomberg is jumping into the Democratic presidential race because he believes that Joe Biden is fading, opening the moderate lane next to Elizabeth Warren, sources close to the former New York mayor tell Axios.
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Just when you thought he was out, Mike Bloomberg pulls himself back in
Discussion: Axios, Instapundit and New York Times
Tim Alberta / Politico:
Who Will Betray Trump?  —  From the moment Francis Rooney expressed alarm to his House colleagues that Donald Trump might have abused presidential power in his dealings with Ukraine—and more dramatically, that an impeachment inquiry could be warranted—the Florida Republican was a marked man.
Discussion: Raw Story, The Week and Althouse
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Wall Street Journal:   House Freedom Caucus Emerges as Trump's Main Defender
Darlene Superville / Associated Press:
Ivanka Trump to AP: impeachment aimed at undoing 2016 vote  —  RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Ivanka Trump on Friday weighed in on the House impeachment inquiry of her father from half a world away in Morocco.  —  President Donald Trump's daughter and White House adviser told The Associated Press …
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Associated Press:
Ivanka Trump: Whistleblower's ID irrelevant to impeachment  —  RABAT, Morocco — Ivanka Trump on Friday echoed her father's view that the House impeachment investigation is an attempt to overturn the 2016 election.  But, in an interview with The Associated Press, she parted ways …
Discussion: Raw Story
Irin Carmon / New York Magazine:
It Is Shameful That ABC News and CBS News Are Punishing the Epstein Leaker  —  It gives me no pleasure to report that I agree, on just this one thing, with Donald Trump Jr., who went on The View Thursday to say he shouldn't be condemned for naming the Ukraine whistle-blower when ABC News …
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New York Times:
Democrats in Battleground States Prefer Moderate Nominee, Poll Shows  —  A New York Times/Siena College survey in six key states also showed voters want a candidate who can work with Republicans.
Discussion: Breitbart, The Hill and Political Wire
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Timothy Egan / New York Times:
How the Insufferably Woke Help Trump
Discussion: CNN
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Ramsey Touchberry / Newsweek:
Sean Hannity denies diplomat's claim he was told to stop covering ex-Ukraine ambassador by State Department
Discussion: Mediaite
Charles P. Pierce / Esquire:
The Authoritarian Rot That Produced This President* Is Present in the Republican Party at All Levels  —  Need proof?  Look at Kentucky and Wisconsin. … I guess we should start this week's tour in Kentucky, where the Republican majority in the state legislature is making all kinds of noises about how …
Discussion: New Republic and Althouse
Heather Long / Washington Post:
Pete Buttigieg proposes free college for Americans earning under $100,000 in his new economic plan  —  The South Bend, Ind., mayor unveiled a big economic plan Friday that's a middle lane between Biden and Warren.  —  Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan Friday …
Discussion: IJR and The Hill
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Tim Reid / Reuters:
Exclusive: Economist who backed Warren healthcare plan has doubts about her wealth tax
Discussion: Washington Post
Washington Post:
Commerce Department aides knew Alabama hurricane forecasters were not responding to Trump, but still rebuked them  —  Senior aides at the Commerce Department forced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to publicly rebuke its weather forecasters in Birmingham, Ala. …
Discussion: Mother Jones, CNN and NBC News
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Jeff Sessions / YouTube:
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Christopher Miller / BuzzFeed News:
I've Reported In Ukraine For 10 Years.  Please Read This Before You Say Anything Else About Impeachment.  —  MARIUPOL, Ukraine — If you're lucky enough to be within microphone-reach of Volodymyr Zelensky these days and to see the Ukrainian president take a question about Donald Trump, you'll witness some impressive facial gymnastics.
Michael Brice-Saddler / Washington Post:
A white restaurant owner admitted to enslaving a black man.  He got 10 years in prison.  —  John Christopher Smith initially liked working at J & J Cafeteria in Conway, S.C., where he was hired when he was 12 years old.  —  For about two decades, Smith washed dishes, bused tables and cooked food at the small-town diner without issue.
Discussion: The Root and Fox News
Robert Tracinski / The Bulwark:
Everything Trump Touches Dies: “Dancing with the Stars” Edition  —  Sean Spicer on DWTS is everything that's wrong with the Trump era.  —  Some of us have been wondering exactly what victory in the Culture War would look like.  Well, now we know what Trump country thinks victory means.
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Trump's 2016 team sounds alarm as Democrats make gains  —  Senior members of President Trump's 2016 campaign are sounding the alarm, warning that Democratic enthusiasm for impeachment and Republican weakness in the suburbs could spell trouble for the president as he embarks on his reelection campaign.
Joanna Slater / Washington Post:
Modi critic stripped of citizenship status in step denounced as ‘vindictive’  —  NEW DELHI — India has stripped a prominent writer of his citizenship status after he wrote an article describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the country's “divider in chief.”
Anita Kumar / Politico:
Immigration helped Trump win in 2016.  It could help spell his demise in 2020.  —  Key pieces of his agenda are stalled.  Top aides are feuding.  And there's worry that the very issue that swept President Donald Trump into office in 2016 could help cost him his reelection in 2020.
Discussion: Raw Story and Townhall
Julia Brooks / Just Security:
Public Document Clearinghouse: Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry  —  Just Security has compiled and curated all publicly available documents in Congress's impeachment inquiry concerning President Donald Trump in connection with Ukraine.  This collection seeks to include significant original source material …
BBC:
Italy Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre under guard amid death threats  —  An 89-year-old Holocaust survivor in Italy has been assigned police guards for protection after receiving hundreds of threats on social media.  —  Liliana Segre, who was sent to the notorious Auschwitz death camp at 13 …
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Tony Evers called lawmakers in Thursday to act on guns.  GOP leaders rejected it within seconds.  —  MADISON - Republican lawmakers took just seconds to reject Gov. Tony Evers' call for action on gun violence on Thursday, swiftly denying debate and votes on bills that would add new rules for who in Wisconsin can possess firearms.
Lin-Manuel Miranda / The Atlantic:
What Art Can Do … all art is political.  In tense, fractious times—like our current moment—all art is political.  But even during those times when politics and the future of our country itself are not the source of constant worry and anxiety, art is still political.
Terrence McCoy / Washington Post:
Glenn Greenwald slapped in the face by Brazilian columnist during live stream  —  RIO DE JANEIRO — A live radio broadcast featuring a conservative Brazilian columnist and the Rio-based American journalist Glenn Greenwald devolved into a physical scuffle on Thursday, laying bare …
 
 
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Rebecca Klar / The Hill:
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Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
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CNN:
Federal judge assails Trump's attacks on judiciary: He's feeding a ‘destructive narrative’
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Steven Erlanger / New York Times:
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John Solomon Reports:
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Andrea Jefferson / Political Flare:
Trump's Favorite Pastor Paula White Has a Fake Doctorate Degree and a History of Bankruptcy
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Dan Friedman / Mother Jones:
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