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9:05 AM ET, November 14, 2019

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Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Scoop: Erdogan upends Oval meeting to play anti-Kurd film on iPad  —  An Oval Office meeting yesterday with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took a dark turn when Erdoğan pulled out his iPad and made the group watch a propaganda video that depicted Kurds as terrorists …
Discussion: CNN, The Hill, Political Wire and Mediaite
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Jordain Carney / The Hill:
Graham blocks resolution recognizing Armenian genocide after Erdoğan meeting  —  Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) blocked a resolution on Wednesday that would have formally recognized the Ottoman Empire's genocide against the Armenian people.  —  Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) …
Mike Allen / Axios:
Axios AM  —  Subscribe  —  ☕ Good Thursday morning.  Today's Smart Brevity™ count: 1,198 words ... 4½ minutes.  —  1 big thing ... Scoop: Erdoğan upends Oval meeting to play anti-Kurd film on iPad  —  An Oval Office meeting with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğ …
Uri Friedman / The Atlantic:
How Trump's ‘Green Light’ Moment in Syria Shook the World
Discussion: NPR and The Intercept
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Ambassador's cellphone call to Trump from Kyiv restaurant was a stunning breach of security, former officials say  —  A U.S. ambassador's cellphone call to President Trump from a restaurant in the capital of Ukraine last summer was a stunning breach of security, exposing the conversation …
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Anton Troianovski / New York Times:   As Talks With Putin Loom, Ukraine Looks in Vain for U.S. Help
Matthias Williams / Reuters:
U.S. envoy Sondland did not link Biden probe to aid: Ukraine minister
Discussion: Breitbart
Susan B. Glasser / New Yorker:
Crazy for Trump: On the G.O.P. Plan to Keep Impeachment Partisan  —  The hearings open with diplomatic gravitas—and nutty conspiracy theories.  —  It didn't take long for the crazy to start.  Even before the first two witnesses in the public impeachment hearings of Donald Trump had been sworn …
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Brian Stelter / CNN:
Fox's prime time stars are telling Trump that the impeachment hearings are a ‘disaster’ for Democrats
Discussion: Fox News
Just Security:
Highlights of Taylor-Kent Hearing and Connections to Other Witnesses
Discussion: Washington Post and CNN
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
Diplomats who look and sound the part provide vivid testimony about Trump and Ukraine
Discussion: Washington Blade
YouTube:
Deval Patrick Announcement Video  —  In a spirit of profound gratitude for all the country has given to me, with a determination to build a better, more sustainable, more inclusive American Dream for everyone:  —  I am today announcing my candidacy for President of the United States.
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CNN:
Deval Patrick announces presidential campaign
Edward-Isaac Dovere / The Atlantic:
A New Candidate for Obama's Rightful Heir
Discussion: New York Times and Hot Air
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Aila Slisco / Newsweek:
Axios' Swan Says Trump Team, White House Thinks They Won First Day of Impeachment Hearings: ‘They Feel Great Today’  —  President Donald Trump and his team “feel really great” about the first public impeachment hearing, according to Axios journalist Jonathan Swan.
Discussion: Mediaite
Reuters:
Consequential, but dull: Trump impeachment hearings begin without a bang
Discussion: NBC News, emptywheel and Mediaite
Andrew McCarthy / New York Post:
Dems trot out new charge as initial focus of impeachment hearings falls flat
Discussion: Geller Report News
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: What Democrats and Republicans are telling us about Wednesday's impeachment show  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  DAY ONE IS OVER, and it's hard to encapsulate six hours of hearings in a single headline.  We spent the evening in the Capitol chatting up lawmakers, aides and reporters …
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Robin Givhan / Washington Post:   For dignity's sake, Jim Jordan, put on a jacket
Ben Jacobs / New York Magazine:   The Impeachment Hearings Get Off to a Subdued Start
Eli Lake / Bloomberg:
Trump's Best Defense on Impeachment Undermines His Case for Re-Election  —  Insubordinate bureaucrats may save him from being removed from office, but they also show him to be a weak president.  —  The best defense of President Donald Trump on the first day of the House's public impeachment hearings came …
Discussion: CNN and Politico
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Karen Tumulty / Washington Post:
Impeaching a president requires both a lens and a mirror
Discussion: MSNBC and Deseret News
Vanessa Friedman / New York Times:
George Kent and the Bow Tie of History
Discussion: PolitiFact, Vox and The Daily Beast
Ann Marimow / Washington Post:
Congress can seek eight years of Trump's tax records, appeals court rules  —  Congress can seek eight years of President Trump's tax records, according to a federal appeals court order Wednesday that moves the separation-of-powers conflict one step closer to the Supreme Court.
Discussion: HuffPost, Axios and Political Wire
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Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Court Rejects Trump's Appeal in Fight to Keep Financial Records From Congress
Discussion: The Week and Lawyers, Guns & Money
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Rush Limbaugh Mocks Bill Taylor, George Kent as ‘Self-Important Nerds’ Who ‘Believe in Their Own Superiority’  —  As the impeachment hearing was underway today, Rush Limbaugh said that both Bill Taylor and George Kent are “self-important nerds” who are only upset because the president wouldn't do foreign policy their way.
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Reed Richardson / Mediaite:   Nixon WH Lawyer John Dean: First Day of Trump Hearings Yielded More Damning Testimony Than All of Watergate
NBC News:
White House looks both to be in the impeachment fray — and appear above it
Discussion: The Bulwark, Politico and Reuters
CNN:
Exclusive: Trump DC hotel sales pitch boasts of millions to be made from foreign governments  —  The hotel's biggest selling point though, according to a copy of the brochure seen by CNN, is the one thing that the Trump family insists it didn't take advantage of: profiting off foreign governments.
Discussion: The Hill
Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
Elizabeth Warren buys CNBC commercial time to blast billionaires in a fiery new campaign ad  — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is firing back against a group of billionaires who have criticized her plans with a new TV ad set to air on CNBC later this week.  — The ad takes aim at longtime investor …
Judd Legum / Popular Information:
Facebook fetes Kavanaugh  —  Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has kept a relatively low-profile since the Senate narrowly confirmed him last year amidst serious allegations of sexual assault.  That will change tonight when Kavanaugh is the keynote speaker at the annual convention …
Discussion: Washington Post
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Michael Bloomberg Has a History of Demeaning Comments About Women  —  As he prepares a presidential run, Mr. Bloomberg's crude remarks are likely to draw scrutiny.  His team issued a statement saying that some of them were “disrespectful and wrong.”  —  It was a cheeky birthday gift …
Discussion: Associated Press
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
RNC plunges into Louisiana gov's race amid signs of trouble  —  The Republican National Committee is pouring another $1 million into the Louisiana governor's race ahead of Saturday's runoff — a move that comes amid mounting GOP concerns about losing a second major election in a conservative state in as many weeks.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Ben Collins / NBC News:
Democrats call for Stephen Miller to resign after leak of xenophobic emails  —  The Southern Poverty Law Center released a cache of hundreds of emails Tuesday leaked by a former Breitbart writer who corresponded with Miller between 2015 and 2016.  —  Several prominent Democrats have called …
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The Daily Beast:
Revealed: The Pro-Trump Playbook for Smearing U.S. Diplomats
Alan I. Abramowitz / Larry J. Sabato's Crystal Ball:
Medicare for All a Vote Loser in 2018 U.S. House Elections
Bloomberg:
Elizabeth Warren Slams Goldman Over Apple Card Bias Furor
David Dayen / American Prospect:
Republicans Propose Automatic Cuts to Critical Programs—and Democrats Help Them
Blake Flayton / New York Times:
On the Frontlines of Progressive Anti-Semitism
Bloomberg:
Jared Kushner Helped Put Cadre on the Map, Then Held It Back
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Plurality in battleground states support Trump's impeachment: poll
Ed O'Keefe / CBS News:
Michael Bloomberg won't file for New Hampshire primary
 Earlier Items: 
The Daily Beast:
Probe: State Department Punished Staffer Over Iranian Heritage, Politics
Discussion: Politico and The Cut
utahpolicy.com:
Jon Huntsman will announce his entry into the 2020 Utah governor's race on Thursday
Discussion: Deseret News and The Hill
Washington Post:
George Kent, top State Department Ukraine expert, helps Democrats debunk GOP theories
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
Republicans discuss a longer Senate impeachment trial to scramble Democratic primaries