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2:21 PM ET, July 9, 2020

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Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court says Manhattan prosecutor may pursue Trump's financial records, denies Congress access for now  —  The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Trump's assertion that he enjoys absolute immunity from investigation while in office, allowing a New York prosecutor to pursue …
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New York Times:
Supreme Court Rules Nearly Half of Oklahoma Is Indian Reservation  —  The 5-4 decision could reshape criminal justice in eastern Oklahoma by preventing state authorities from prosecuting Native Americans  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled by a 5-4 margin that nearly half …
Discussion: Axios
Axios:
Supreme Court says Manhattan prosecutors can obtain Trump's financial records  —  President Trump's banks and accounting firms must turn over his financial records to Manhattan prosecutors, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday.  —  Why it matters: The ruling is a stinging loss for Trump …
Discussion: Fox News, Raw Story and Mediaite
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Supreme Court Rules Trump Cannot Block Release of Financial Records  —  Two rulings clear the way for prosecutors in New York to see President Trump's financial records, but the justices stopped Congress for now.  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for prosecutors …
CNN:
SCOTUS rules broad swath of Oklahoma is Native American land for purposes of federal criminal law  —  Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court said Thursday that a large swath of eastern Oklahoma, including Tulsa, is Native American land for purposes of federal criminal law in a decision …
Washington Post:
Supreme Court says much of eastern Oklahoma remains Indian land
Discussion: Associated Press and Politico
USA Today:
Supreme Court gives Native Americans jurisdiction over eastern half of Oklahoma
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook PM: NEW: The swamp is coming from inside the (White) House!
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and The Hill
Tucker Higgins / CNBC:
Supreme Court says Manhattan DA can get Trump's tax records, but rejects bid by House Democrats
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Pete Williams / NBC News:
Supreme Court rules Trump not immune from New York grand jury process
Discussion: Mediaite, Law & Crime and Contemptor
John McCormack / National Review:
Biden Says He Would Rescind Exemption for Little Sisters of the Poor
Discussion: The Federalist
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Joy Reid Takes Nightly Anchor Slot at MSNBC  —  She becomes one of the few Black women to anchor a major American evening news program.  The move was made by new leadership at NBC News, which runs the liberal-leaning cable network.  —  Joy Reid, who rose to television fame as a sharp critic …
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Jeremy Barr / Washington Post:   Joy Reid named new MSNBC host for 7 p.m. hour
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Inside Geoffrey Berman's closed-door testimony  —  Geoffrey Berman, the former top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, was expected to say in closed-door testimony today that Attorney General Bill Barr repeatedly urged him to take another job, warned him that getting fired would not be good for his resume …
Discussion: Fox News
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Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Former US attorney for SDNY Geoffrey Berman testifies at House Judiciary Committee
Discussion: Politico and ABC News
CNN:   Manhattan federal prosecutor ousted by Barr to testify before House panel
David Folkenflik / NPR:
U.S. Broadcasting Agency Will Not Extend Visas For Its Foreign Journalists  —  Dozens of foreign nationals working as journalists in the U.S. for Voice of America, the federal government's international broadcaster, will not have their visas extended once they expire, according to three people with knowledge of the decision.
Associated Press:
Missing Seoul mayor's body found after massive search  —  SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police say the body of the missing mayor of South Korea's capital, Seoul, has been found.  They say Park Won-soon's body was located in hills in northern Seoul early Friday, more than seven hours after they launched a massive search for him.
Josh Dawsey / Washington Post:
Republicans look into holding their convention outdoors  —  The Republican convention in Jacksonville, Fla., next month could be moved to an outdoor stadium as cases of the novel coronavirus in the state increase, according to several officials with knowledge of the plans.
Discussion: The Hill, The Week and The Guardian
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WJXT-TV:
Lawsuit argues GOP Convention will be a ‘nuisance injurious’ to welfare of Jacksonville
Abid Rahman / Hollywood Reporter:
Rudy Giuliani Calls New York Police After Being Pranked by Sacha Baron Cohen  —  Just a few weeks after the ‘Who is America?’ star made a clandestine appearance at a far-right rally, he managed to trick Donald Trump's personal attorney into an interview.  —  Sacha Baron Cohen strikes again.
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Michael Balsamo / Associated Press:
AP source: Feds feared Epstein confidante might kill herself  —  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Federal officials were so worried Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell might take her own life after her arrest that they took away her clothes and sheets and made her wear paper attire …
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MSN:   Ghislaine Maxwell Taps Broad Range of Legal Talent for Defense
New York Times:
Where's Trump's Financial Disclosure?  The White House Blames the Pandemic  —  The annual report was due last week under federal ethics rules, but the White House says it needs more time.  The president was already given a 45-day extension.  —  President Trump's annual financial disclosure report …
Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Redfield clarifies CDC guidelines for school reopenings after coronavirus closings  —  Trump on Wednesday said he disagreed with the CDC's back-to-school guidance  —  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield clarified Thursday that the agency would not be revising …
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Ronald Brownstein / The Atlantic:
Trump's America Is Slipping Away  —  Donald Trump is running for the presidency of an America that no longer exists.  —  Trump in recent weeks has repeatedly reprised two of Richard Nixon's most memorable rallying cries, promising to deliver “law and order” for the “silent majority.”
Molly Jong-Fast / The Daily Beast:
Mary Trump's Book Gives ‘Crazy Uncle’ a Whole New Meaning  —  FOUR MONTHS AND COUNTING...  With the president's niece, we meet a species we never thought we'd encounter on this Earth: a sane Trump with values and a conscience like the rest of us.  —  BEAST INSIDE
jsonline:
Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds most lame-duck laws, throws out provisions on government documents  —  MADISON - The state Supreme Court upheld many of the lame-duck laws that limited the power of the governor and attorney general Thursday, but the justices tossed out provisions that dictated how government documents had to be written.
Matt Gertz / Media Matters for America:
Trumpists use distortion, outright fabrication to lie that Biden called police “the enemy”  —  President Donald Trump's media allies are distorting a quote from presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden in order to falsely claim that Biden called police “the enemy.”
Bill Barrow / Associated Press:
Biden proposes $700 billion-plus ‘Buy American’ campaign  —  Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal government's regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms.
Discussion: Axios
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Wall Street Journal:
Biden Looks to Curb Covid-19 Economic Damage With ‘Buy American’ Plan
Discussion: Daily Kos and The Hill
NBC New York:
Street in Front of Trump Tower Closes for Black Lives Matter Mural  —  Work on what President Trump called a “symbol of hate” was supposed to start last week before being postponed abruptly  —  New York City will start painting “Black Lives Matter” on Fifth Avenue directly in front …
Daniel Marans / HuffPost:
Israel Hawks Are Spending Big To Unseat Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar  —  They're fundraising for Antone Melton-Meaux, Omar's primary challenger.  —  Right-leaning pro-Israel groups are targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat and outspoken critic of the Israeli government …
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
I've Seen a Future Without Cars, and It's Amazing  —  Why do American cities waste so much space on cars?  —  As coronavirus lockdowns crept across the globe this winter and spring, an unusual sound fell over the world's metropolises: the hush of streets that were suddenly, blessedly free of cars.
Edward Luce / Financial Times:
The humbling of the Anglo-American world  —  Abandonment of common sense during the pandemic has damaged the US and UK national brands  —  It takes effort to recapture how Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s hastened the demise of the Soviet Union.  Images of that triumphal moment are as fresh as yesterday.
Margaret Wente / Quillette:
It Wasn't My Cancelation That Bothered Me.  It Was the Cowardice of Those Who Let It Happen  —  It doesn't take much to get cancelled these days.  Last month, my turn came around.  The experience was unpleasant, but also completely ludicrous.  And I learned a lot.  I learned how easily an institution will cave to a mob.
U.S. Department of the Treasury:
Treasury Sanctions Chinese Entity and Officials Pursuant to Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act  —  Washington - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned one Chinese government entity and four current or former government officials …
Discussion: Associated Press, Axios and The Hill
Katelyn Polantz / CNN:
Justice Department supports Roger Stone going to prison on Tuesday  —  (CNN)The Justice Department supports longtime Trump friend Roger Stone going to prison on Tuesday, according to a new court filing.  —  Stone has asked a federal appeals court for emergency help to delay his prison term until September, citing coronavirus.
 
 
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