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6:30 PM ET, November 19, 2019

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Erin Banco / The Daily Beast:
Ukraine Pol: I Was Joking When I Asked Vindman To Be Our Defense Minister  —  Vindman was pressed by Republicans about whether he was secretly loyal to Ukraine because of a job offer he'd received.  But the offer itself was just a lighthearted joke.  —  During impeachment hearings on Tuesday morning …
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Associated Press:
Ukrainian gas executive cooperating in US probe of Giuliani  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are planning to interview an executive with Ukraine's state-owned gas company as part of an ongoing probe into the business dealings of Rudy Giuliani and two of his Soviet-born business associates.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
‘I have learned many things’: Kurt Volker revises Ukraine testimony  —  Kurt Volker is in a bind.  —  The former special U.S. envoy for Ukraine was the first impeachment witness to testify behind closed doors and assured lawmakers he saw no indication that President Donald Trump had conditioned …
Wall Street Journal:
Impeachment Witnesses Set to Testify on Concerns About Trump-Zelensky Call  —  House inquiry to hear from four witnesses Tuesday, including three who heard the July call between President Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart  —  WASHINGTON—Four more witnesses are set to testify publicly …
Marianne LeVine / Politico:
Ron Johnson goes after witness set to testify in impeachment inquiry  —  Sen. Ron Johnson sought to undermine a key White House official who is set to testify Tuesday in the ongoing public impeachment hearings.  —  Johnson (R-Wis.), in a letter sent Monday to House Republicans …
ABC News:
Impeachment hearings live updates Day 3: Alexander Vindman, Jennifer Williams testify  —  Two White House national security aides who expressed concerns about a July phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine's leader appeared on Capitol Hill Tuesday, becoming the first current White House officials …
Tristan Justice / The Federalist:
Vindman Just Admitted To Leaking To The Anti-Trump Whistleblower  —  Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman admitted to the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday to leaking information to the anti-Trump whistleblower at the center of the Democrats' partisan impeachment proceedings.
Discussion: Townhall
Abbey Marshall / Politico:
'I'm not in the loop': Live highlights from Kurt Volker's and Tim Morrison's testimony
Discussion: The Hill
ABC News:
Trump impeachment hearings live updates Day 3: Kurt Volker, Tim Morrison testify
Discussion: Axios and Breitbart
Tyler Olson / Fox News:
Vindman says he was left out of meetings after Trump phone call
Discussion: Breitbart
Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:
Zelensky says everyone in Ukraine ‘is so tired’ with impeachment questions
Discussion: Politico
Amanda Terkel / HuffPost:
There Are Two Rhodes Scholars Running For President.  Only One Gets Mentioned.  —  Media outlets mention that Pete Buttigieg was a Rhodes scholar far more often than they mention that Cory Booker was one too.  —  A major part of Pete Buttigieg's appeal is his brain.
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Jason Zengerle / GQ:
The Audacity of Pete Buttigieg
Discussion: Vox, MIT Technology Review and PinkNews
NBC News:
Trump press secretary claims departing Obama aides left nasty notes  —  The former president's staffers quickly denied Trump adviser Stephanie Grisham's accusation, calling it an “outrageous lie.'.  —  White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed on Tuesday that departing former aides …
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Washington Post:
Trump press secretary faces backlash over baseless claim that Obama aides left ‘you will fail’ notes
Discussion: Political Wire and Gothamist
Kurt Bardella / USA Today:
Speculating about Trump's health is ‘dangerous,’ but Hillary Clinton's was fair game?
Discussion: staff, Washington Post and Politico
NBC News:
Stephen Miller planted anti-Rubio stories in Breitbart during 2016 campaign, leaked emails show  —  The emails offer a window into just how closely Miller coordinated with Breitbart, a publication that backed President Donald Trump early in his campaign.  —  White House senior adviser Stephen Miller …
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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook PM: Inside Part One of the impeachment hearing
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights:
Letter to the White House: Civil Rights Groups Call for Stephen Miller's Removal
Discussion: The Hill and HuffPost
Domenico Montanaro / NPR:
Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Say Impeachment Hearings Won't Change Their Minds  —  The country is witnessing one of only a handful of times in its history that Congress has gone through with public hearings on whether to impeach a president.  And yet, the overwhelming majority …
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Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:
Poll: Support for impeachment inquiry ticks down
Discussion: Roll Call, Townhall, IJR and Morning Consult
New York Times:
Guards Accused of Napping and Shopping Online the Night Epstein Died  —  The two jail staff members were charged with falsifying records and conspiring to defraud the United States.  —  The night that Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself in a Manhattan jail, one of the guards on duty was catching …
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New York Times:
They're Blue Collar, and They Like That Biden Is an Average Joe  —  Joseph R. Biden Jr. has durable support from a multiracial coalition of working-class voters who view him as one of their own.  —  WEST POINT, Iowa — They are white and nonwhite alike, prefer Facebook over Twitter …
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John DiStaso / WMUR:
Saint Anselm poll: Buttigieg surges to 10 percentage point lead over Biden, Warren in NH
Discussion: Political Wire
Los Angeles Times:
$35 million in Pentagon aid hasn't reached Ukraine, despite White House assurances  —  More than $35 million of the roughly $400 million in aid to Ukraine that President Trump delayed, sparking the impeachment inquiry, has not been released to the country, according to a Pentagon spending document obtained by the Los Angeles Times.
Meagan Flynn / Washington Post:
Trump bashed Nancy Pelosi for an impeachment quote.  It actually came from a Fox News reporter.  —  President Trump lashed out at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in a tweet early on Tuesday morning, misquoting her while characterizing the ongoing impeachment inquiry as a ploy to skirt around …
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Erica Werner / Washington Post:
Trump claims Pelosi trying to use trade deal to get votes on impeachment
Discussion: Political Wire
Associated Press:
Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Kill Rep. Ilhan Omar  —  Prosecutors say Patrick Carlineo called Omar's office March 21, told a staffer the congresswoman was a “terrorist” and threatened to shoot her.  —  ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York man pleaded guilty Monday to threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.
Discussion: HuffPost and Joe.My.God.
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Min Joo Kim / Washington Post:
U.S. breaks off talks with South Korea over costs of military alliance  —  SEOUL — The United States broke off talks with South Korea on Tuesday over how to share the cost of the two nations' military alliance, injecting fresh tension into the relationship over Washington's demands that Seoul pay sharply more.
Daniel Flatley / Bloomberg:
U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Measure Backing Hong Kong  — House, Senate need to pass same version to send bill to Trump  — China warned of retaliation as U.S. tries to close trade deal  —  The Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday aimed at supporting protesters in Hong Kong …
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Jordan Fabian / Bloomberg:   Pence Warns Trade Deal ‘Very Hard’ If Hong Kong Uses Violence
CNN:
Judge denies Trump's request to dismiss Summer Zervos defamation case  —  ‘Apprentice’ star accuses Trump of sexual assault (2016)  —  (CNN)A Manhattan judge has cleared the way for President Donald Trump to be deposed in a defamation lawsuit filed by a former “Apprentice” contestant who has accused Trump of sexual assault.
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
'I don't know what to believe' is an unpatriotic cop-out.  Do better, Americans.  —  Since I became The Washington Post's media columnist in 2016, I've developed a habit of asking people, wherever I travel, how they get their news.  —  In keeping with that, I had a brief chat last weekend in Sarasota …
Dave Philipps / New York Times:
Navy Wants to Eject From SEALs a Sailor Cleared by Trump, Officials Say  —  Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher is expected to be formally notified of the action on Wednesday.  —  The Navy SEAL at the center of a high-profile war crimes case has been ordered to appear before Navy leaders Wednesday morning …
New York Times:
114,000 Students in N.Y.C. Are Homeless.  These Two Let Us Into Their Lives.  —  Darnell, 8, lives in a homeless shelter and commutes 15 miles a day to school.  —  Sandivel shares a bedroom with her mother and four brothers.  She is 10 and has moved seven times in the past five years.
 
 
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Discussion: Axios