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10:35 PM ET, January 18, 2020

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Politico:
‘Brazen and unlawful’: Trump team attacks House impeachment effort in first formal response  —  President Donald Trump launched his first formal attack on the House's effort to remove him from office on Saturday, calling the Democrats' impeachment case against him fatally flawed and …
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Jim Acosta / CNN:
Trump, who wanted a TV legal team, is ‘distracted’ by impeachment trial, source says  —  (CNN)A source close to the White House who speaks to Donald Trump regularly said the President has appeared “distracted” by the impeachment trial that begins on Tuesday, telling people around him Friday night …
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
Washington Post:
House Democrats say Senate ‘must eliminate the threat’ that the president poses to national security
Discussion: CNN and The Hill
Cmte Intelligence (D) RSS Articles:
U.S. House of Representatives Files Brief in Impeachment Trial of President Donald J. Trump
Discussion: The Guardian
Alicia Victoria Lozano / NBC News:   House managers cite ‘overwhelming’ evidence against Trump in their brief to Senate
Margaret Talev / Axios:
NSC official on leave pending investigation  —  Andrew Peek, the senior director for European and Russian affairs at the National Security Council, has been placed on administrative leave pending a security-related investigation, people familiar with the situation tell Axios.
Discussion: Raw Story
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Hank Davis / Associated Press:
Murkowski on impeachment: “It is important that we have a process that is viewed as fair”  —  ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The United State's Senate will resume the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Tuesday, but over the extended holiday weekend, Senator Lisa Murkowski is in Alaska.
Discussion: Raw Story
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Draft of McConnell's rules for trial still allows motion to dismiss
Discussion: The Hill and Breitbart
Bloomberg:
Trump Loses Another Russia Adviser, Adding to NSC Turnover
Discussion: The Hill
Betsy Swan / The Daily Beast:
Lev Parnas Dishes on Kushner, Maduro, and Soros  —  In an interview from his lawyer's office, the ex-Giuliani ally talked cannabis, conspiracies, and one very weird meeting with the lawyers of an indicted Ukrainian oligarch.  —  A dinner with Jared and Ivanka about cannabis …
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Washington Post:
'Once this is over, we'll be kings': How Lev Parnas worked his way into Trump's world — and now is rattling it
Discussion: Vanity Fair
Michelle Goldberg / New York Times:
When Trump's Thugs Turn on Him
Discussion: Raw Story
Washington Post:
Trump privately told donors new details about Soleimani airstrike at Mar-a-Lago fundraiser  —  President Trump delivered a dramatic account of the airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, joked that he doesn't care if construction projects kill all the rattlesnakes and noted …
Discussion: Slate and Raw Story
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Kevin Liptak / CNN:
Trump recounts minute-by-minute details of Soleimani strike to donors at Mar-a-Lago  —  (CNN)President Trump recounted minute-by-minute details of the US strike that killed Iran's top military commander during remarks to high-dollar Republican donors at his South Florida estate, according to audio obtained by CNN.
Justin Sink / Yahoo News:   Trump Says Soleimani Strike Followed General Saying ‘Bad Things’
Chesley B. Sullenberger III / New York Times:
Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger: Like Joe Biden, I Once Stuttered, Too.  I Dare You to Mock Me.  —  The retired pilot responds to recent comments from the president's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, on the way the former vice president talks.  —  Mr. Sullenberger is a retired pilot, safety expert and public speaker.
Discussion: The Hill
The Royal Family:
Statement from HM The Queen  —  Following many months of conversations and more recent discussions, I am pleased that together we have found a constructive and supportive way forward for my grandson and his family.  —  Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved members of my family.
Marc Caputo / Politico:
Biden charges Sanders camp ‘doctored video’ to attack him  —  INDIANOLA, Iowa — Joe Biden accused Bernie Sanders' campaign Saturday of issuing a “doctored video” to attack him over Social Security, a false claim that ratcheted up the tension between the two campaigns in the run-up to the Iowa caucuses.
Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It  —  A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and “might lead to a dystopian future or something,” a backer says.  —  Until recently, Hoan Ton-That's greatest hits included …
Maria Cramer / New York Times:
National Archives Apologizes for Altering Image of 2017 Women's March  —  A photo from the march displayed at the National Archives was altered to blur signs that were critical of President Trump or might be offensive, officials said.  —  The National Archives and Records Administration …
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Rod Rosenstein says he made call to release Strzok-Page texts  —  Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein authorized the release to the media of text messages between two highly placed FBI employees who exchanged criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign …
Fox Business:
Two billion reasons Bloomberg could unseat Trump  —  Michael Bloomberg is willing to spend $2B on himself — or another Dem — to unseat Trump  —  It's only money.  —  That's the word coming from Michael Bloomberg's presidential campaign, which is spending hundreds of millions of dollars …
William Cole / Honolulu Star-Advertiser:
Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Doris Miller  —  On Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Pearl Harbor Monday, the U.S. Navy is expected to announce that a new aircraft carrier will be named after Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller, the first African American to receive …
Margot Milliken / Press Herald:
Commentary: Real leadership needed to protect and advance reproductive rights  —  Sen. Susan Collins is no longer a reliable advocate for the thousands of Mainers in need of affordable, high-quality sexual and reproductive care.  —  BY MARGOT MILLIKENSPECIAL TO THE PRESS HERALD
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Alan Fram / Associated Press:
Impeachment lands Sen. Collins in familiar spot: crosshairs
Discussion: Politico
BuzzFeed News:
“Why Are We Not Winning Them?”:  Pete Buttigieg's White Supporters Are Baffled By His Lack Of Black Support  —  DES MOINES — The white voters who come to Pete Buttigieg's rallies just don't understand.  —  Many of them fell for the 37-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indiana …
Discussion: Daily Kos, Washington Post and CNN
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Tom Cullen / The Guardian:   ‘The red wall is cracking’: Buttigieg gets ovation after expecting protests
 
 
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Anthony Leonardi / Washington Examiner:
Twitter mistakenly suspends and later reinstates Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Anthony Faiola / Washington Post:
Maduro says he's still in control of Venezuela, ready for direct talks with the United States
ICE:
ICE issues subpoenas to obtain information refused under NY sanctuary policies
Discussion: Townhall
Katie Mettler / Washington Post:
Okla. senators want MAGA license plates — which might violate federal campaign finance rules
Wall Street Journal:
Mexican Forces Clash With Migrants at Border With Guatemala
Discussion: Power Line
Peter Schweizer / New York Post:
How five members of Joe Biden's family got rich through his connections
 Earlier Items: 
Brianne Pfannenstiel / Des Moines Register:
Iowa Senate Democratic leader Janet Petersen endorses Elizabeth Warren, plans to appear at campaign events
Discussion: Politico
Rashaan Ayesh / Axios:
Bloomberg can delay financial disclosure until after Super Tuesday
Discussion: Redstate and New York Times
Wall Street Journal:
Behind Ghosn's Escape, an Ex-Green Beret With a Beef About His Own Time in Jail
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Paul J. Weber / Associated Press:
2020′s first big test? Not Iowa, but a tiny Texas House race
Ronald J. Daniels / The Atlantic:
Why We Ended Legacy Admissions at Johns Hopkins
Ashwin Phatak / Slate:
Trump Judges Are Playing Keep-Away With His Tax Returns and Other Financial Records
Spectator USA:
EDITORIAL: Tyranny of the minority