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Allan Smith / NBC News:
Trump blasts FBI director Wray for backing IG report that 2016 campaign probe was justified  —  “With that kind of attitude, he will never be able to fix the FBI,” the president tweeted.  —  President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted his “current” FBI Director Christopher Wray …
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Jonathan Turley / The Hill:
Horowitz report is damning for the FBI and unsettling for the rest of us  —  The analysis of the report by Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz greatly depends, as is often the case, on which cable news channel you watch.  Indeed, many people might be excused for concluding …
Caroline Kelly / CNN:
Former top FBI lawyer: I want Trump ‘to apologize to me’  —  (CNN)The former top FBI lawyer when the Russia investigation began said Monday that President Donald Trump should apologize to him and the rest of the FBI for propagating conspiracy theories about the probe's origins …
Eric Felten / RealClearInvestigations:
Watchdog: FBI Knew ‘Pee Tape’ Highly Dubious, Didn't Tell Trump  —  The “pee tape” has been debunked by Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz.  Further, his report released Monday makes clear, the FBI knew early in 2017 that it was a highly dubious story and kept Donald Trump in the dark.
Mollie Hemingway / The Federalist:   IG Report Confirms Schiff FISA Memo Media Praised Was Riddled With Lies
Federal Bureau of Investigation:
FBI Director Christopher Wray's Response to Inspector General Report
James Comey / Washington Post:
The truth is finally out. The FBI fulfilled its mission.
Ashe Schow / The Daily Wire:   IG Report: Here Are The 17 Specific ‘Inaccuracies And Omissions’ In The FBI's FISA Warrants Against Carter Page
Abigail Tracy / Vanity Fair:
“It Is Not What the Department of Justice Does”: Barr and Durham Go Rogue on the Inspector General's Report
Discussion: Daily Kos and Vox
Julia Macfarlane / ABC News:
‘Dossier’ author Chris Steele met Ivanka Trump years before Russia scandal, source says
Wall Street Journal:
A Trail of FBI Abuse
Discussion: Instapundit
Heather Caygle / Politico:
Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Trump  —  House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment Tuesday morning charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, a historic step that will define Trump's presidency and plunge Washington even deeper into a state of partisan polarization.
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Washington Post:
Democrats expected to unveil articles of impeachment against Trump, focusing on abuse of power, obstruction of Congress  —  Democrats are expected to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday that will focus on abuse of power and obstructing Congress and would be voted …
Washington Post:
Impeachment live updates: House Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump …
Discussion: Hullabaloo, The Root and KyivPost
Susan Hennessey / Lawfare:
The One Episode From the Mueller Report That Democrats Must Include in Impeachment
Discussion: NPR
Bloomberg:
Aide Says Trump to Address Charges in Senate: Impeachment Update
Discussion: Blue Virginia
Tina Nguyen / Politico:
The mystery of Rudy Giuliani's spokeswoman  —  The gatekeeper to the lawyer for the most powerful man in the world is a 20-year-old conservative activist with a thin resume, an inflated biography and an impossible job.  —  For the past three months, Trumpworld has been both abuzz and baffled …
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
Memo from 1990s pollution case shows Elizabeth Warren in action as corporate consultant  —  The memo from then-Professor Elizabeth Warren was written on Harvard Law School letterhead, a symbol of gravitas for a scholar renowned as a champion for consumers victimized by predatory banks and other big businesses.
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Shane Goldmacher / New York Times:   Elizabeth Warren Seeks a Second Act After Slip From the Top
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Donald Trump Is Bad for the Jews  —  There are things more important than your tax rate.  —  On Saturday Donald Trump gave a speech to the Israeli American Council in which he asserted that many in his audience were “not nice people at all,” but that “you have to vote for me” because Democrats would raise their taxes.
Discussion: Raw Story, Mic and Washington Post
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Axios:
Trump's fine with ditching USMCA prescription drug provision  —  As they took in Game 5 of the World Series together, President Trump told House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy he doesn't want to fight for the most prominent prescription drug component of the administration's trade pact …
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Andrew Taylor / Associated Press:
Pelosi expected to announce North American trade pact
Discussion: PJ Media Home
Ben Geman / Axios:
Warren wants a “blue new deal”  —  Elizabeth Warren is out with new plans to speed up offshore wind projects, expand marine sanctuaries, and bolster use of oceans to soak up carbon emissions.  —  Driving the news: Those are three pillars of the far wider “Blue New Deal” — a riff on the …
Discussion: Medium and The Hill
Cameron Polom / KNXV:
Mysterious lights hovering over Mesa skies Sunday night puzzle residents  —  MESA, AZ — Mysterious lights hovering above the east Valley have many wondering if we've had a close encounter.  —  “It was pretty bright, it was about straight up over here, and it went straight that way, stopped …
Ben Holland / Yahoo Finance:
A 5,000-Year-Old Plan to Erase Debts Is Now a Hot Topic in America  —  (Bloomberg) — Explore what's moving the global economy in the new season of the Stephanomics podcast.  Subscribe via Apple Podcast, Spotify or Pocket Cast.  —  In ancient Babylon, a newly enthroned king would declare a jubilee, wiping out the population's debts.
Julian Borger / The Guardian:
Trump called for Seoul evacuation at height of North Korea tensions, new book says  —  President's diktat was ignored by his top officials, Peter Bergen writes in Trump and his Generals: The Cost of Chaos  —  Donald Trump called for the population of Seoul to be moved during an Oval Office meeting …
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Lies, Damned Lies and Washington  —  As President Trump faces impeachment by the House, it is the very concept of truth that often seems to be on trial.  —  WASHINGTON — There are days in Washington lately when it feels like the truth itself is on trial.  Monday was one of those days.
Danny Hakim / New York Times:
New York Deepens Its Investigation Into the N.R.A.  —  The New York State attorney general has issued a new subpoena to the National Rifle Association, deepening her eight-month investigation and providing fresh clues about where it is headed, according to people with knowledge of the document.
Juliegrace Brufke / The Hill:
GOP's Yoho announces retirement from Congress  —  Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) announced he will not seek re-election on Tuesday, citing his pledge to only serve four terms in Congress.  —  “I believed when I ran in term limits.  I ran on a pledge to serve four terms - eight years and come home,” he said.
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed News:
Facebook Tells US Attorney General It's Not Prepared To Get Rid Of Encryption On WhatsApp And Messenger  —  Facebook said it would not weaken end-to-end encryption across its messaging apps, despite pressure from world governments, in a letter to US Attorney General Bill Barr and UK and Australian leaders.
Felix Salmon / Axios:
By blocking new appointments, Trump destroys WTO's top court  —  Internationalists have always dreamed of a court with jurisdiction over all the countries of the world.  In 1995, the World Trade Organization was created — allowing the world's countries to press claims against one another for the first time.
Reuters:
Trump to address impeachment charges in U.S. Senate trial: White House  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will address the two “baseless” impeachment charges Democrats presented on Tuesday during the U.S. Senate trial phase of the proceedings, the White House said.
Monmouth University Polling Institute:
Washington, Obama, and Trump, Oh My!  —  Biden, Sanders, Warren continue to jockey for 2020 pole position  —  West Long Branch, NJ - Most Americans agree that George Washington was a better president than either Donald Trump or Barack Obama - but there are some interesting partisan divisions in that opinion.
Discussion: Politico
 
 
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