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7:55 AM ET, December 10, 2019

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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 …
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James Comey / Washington Post:
The truth is finally out.  The FBI fulfilled its mission.  —  James Comey is a former director of the FBI and a former deputy attorney general.  —  For two years, the president of the United States and his followers have loudly declared that the FBI acted unlawfully in conducting …
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.
Julia Macfarlane / ABC News:
‘Dossier’ author Chris Steele met Ivanka Trump years before Russia scandal, source says  —  Steele has been at the center of the Russia investigation firestorm  —  Nearly a decade before the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka met a British intelligence officer who ran …
U.S. Department of Justice:
Statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on the Inspector General's Report of the Review of Four FISA Applications and Other Aspects of the FBI's Crossfire Hurricane Investigation  —  Attorney General William P. Barr issued the following statement:  —  “Nothing is more important …
William McGurn / Wall Street Journal:   The ‘Vindication’ of James Comey
Abigail Tracy / Vanity Fair:   “It Is Not What the Department of Justice Does”: Barr and Durham Go Rogue on the Inspector General's Report
Alex Pappas / Fox News:
US Attorney Durham objects to IG findings on Russia probe origins in stunning statement
Josh Kovensky / Talking Points Memo:   How The DOJ Watchdog Forced Barr To Scramble To Undermine Trump-Russia Probe
Ashe Schow / The Daily Wire:   IG Report: Here Are The 17 Specific ‘Inaccuracies And Omissions’ In The FBI's FISA Warrants Against Carter Page
Jonathan Allen / NBC News:
The GOP's bottom-line Trump defense: Get over it
Jonathan O'Connell / Washington Post:   Attorney general reschedules Trump hotel holiday party. DOJ won't disclose the date.
Washington Post:
In opening an investigation of the Trump campaign, the FBI felt it had reached a ‘tipping point,’ IG finds
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:   GOP Lawyer Refuses to Admit Trump Even Wanted to Discredit Biden
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 …
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Susan Hennessey / Lawfare:
The One Episode From the Mueller Report That Democrats Must Include in Impeachment  —  Things are moving quickly.  Just last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that House Democrats would begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump.
Discussion: NPR
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.
Discussion: Power Line and Politico
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Shane Goldmacher / New York Times:   Elizabeth Warren Seeks a Second Act After Slip from Top
Brent Lang / Variety:
Clint Eastwood's ‘Richard Jewell’: Atlanta Newspaper Demands Disclaimer on Depiction of Female Reporter  —  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is asking Warner Bros. and the makers of “Richard Jewell” to release a statement acknowledging it took dramatic license when it portrayed journalist Kathy Scruggs as trading sex for tips.
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.
Zoe Schiffer / The Verge:
Away replaces CEO Steph Korey after Verge investigation  —  Former Lululemon COO Stuart Haselden is stepping in  —  Away CEO Steph Korey is stepping down, just four days after an investigation from The Verge highlighted the company's toxic culture.  Korey, one of the luggage brand's co-founders …
Martin Pengelly / The Guardian:
Houston police chief rips ‘smug’ Cruz and McConnell, who 'don't want to piss off the NRA'  —  Art Acevedo condemns duo and fellow Republican John Cornyn for stalling legislation: ‘Start caring about everyday gun violence’  —  Two days after a Houston police sergeant was shot dead responding …
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Michelle Iracheta / Houston Chronicle:
Acevedo calls out Cornyn, Cruz, McConnell after Houston sergeant fatally shot by ‘domestic abuser’
Discussion: Houston Chronicle and Raw Story
Wendy Fry / San Diego Union-Tribune:
CBP denies access to doctors seeking flu vaccinations for migrant children  —  A group of doctors, who last month pressured U.S. Customs and Border Protection to allow them to give flu vaccines to detained migrant children, have now taken their fight to the driveway of a detention facility …
Foreign Policy:
Desperate to Save Diplomacy, White House Blocks U.N. Meeting on North Korean Atrocities  —  As tensions rise between Washington and Pyongyang, Trump tries to avert a complete breakdown in relations.  —  The White House has killed off plans to convene a meeting of the United Nations Security Council …
Brian Swint / Bloomberg:
U.K. Economy Fails to Grow Ahead of Brexit-Dominated Election  — Output dragged down by construction amid wet weather  — Manufacturing, services expanded with some Brexit stockpiling  —  Sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, follow us @Brexit and subscribe to our podcast.
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Associated Press:   Boy on hospital floor dominates Britain's election campaign
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.
John Solomon / Wall Street Journal:
Schiff Threatens Press Freedom  —  When the surveillance state exposes a journalist and his sources, there's an instant chilling effect.  —  The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide, the bible for agents, has long recognized that journalists …
Discussion: Instapundit
NPR:
Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Joe Biden  —  Morning Edition host Rachel Martin interviews former Vice President Joe Biden aboard his campaign bus en route to Decorah, Iowa, about his bid for the Democratic nomination and the impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
 
 
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Donald Trump Is Bad for the Jews
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Katelyn Polantz / CNN:
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Burgess Everett / Politico:
Senate looks for holiday truce on impeachment trial
Discussion: The Hill and POLITICUSUSA
Ashe Schow / The Daily Wire:
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Discussion: TheBlaze
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
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Discussion: Raw Story and The Gateway Pundit