Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
7:10 PM ET, September 29, 2020

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Eric Kleefeld / Media Matters for America:
The Murdochs' Fox News and New York Post go all in on Biden earpiece conspiracy theory  —  Fox News alone has aired 11 segments discussing the topic between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.  —  On the same day when one of Fox News purported “news”-side anchors, Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace …
RELATED:
Ben Collins / NBC News:
Coordinated push of conspiracy theories target Biden hours before debate  —  A conspiracy theory that Joe Biden would wear an electronic device in his ear during the first presidential debate went wildly viral Tuesday in the hours before the debate, and the theory was later amplified …
Fox News:
Trump camp seeks extra debate rule: Third party inspectors to look for electronic devices in candidates' ears  —  Biden campaign asking for two breaks during the 90 minute commercial free showdown  —  Top Trump campaign advisers preview first presidential debate
Wall Street Journal:
Biden Releases Tax Returns Ahead of Debate With Trump  —  The Democratic nominee paid nearly $300,000 in federal taxes for 2019, drawing a tax-disclosure contrast with the president  —  Former Vice President Joe Biden released his 2019 tax returns on Tuesday, showing that he paid nearly $300,000 …
Caleb Parke / Fox News:
Eric Trump rips ‘coordinated’ tax report: NYT is 'carrying Joe Biden's water'
Discussion: Breitbart
Fox News:
Biden releases 2019 tax returns before debate, calls for Trump to release his
Politico:
Intel chief releases Russian disinfo on Hillary Clinton that was rejected by bipartisan Senate panel  —  Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe on Tuesday declassified a Russian intelligence assessment that was previously rejected by Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Intelligence Committee …
RELATED:
Burgess Everett / Politico:
GOP threatens more judicial confirmations if Dems delay Barrett  —  Senate Republicans say they are planning some payback if Senate Democrats force procedural votes to delay the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett: more judges.  —  Though Democrats cannot stop Barrett's nomination …
RELATED:
Patricia Kelly Yeo / The Daily Beast:
Schumer Refuses to Meet With Amy Coney Barrett, Calls Process ‘Illegitimate’
Gaby Galvin / Morning Consult:
Obamacare Support Hits Record High as Supreme Court Faces Ideological Shift
Discussion: Political Wire, FactCheck.org and MSN
Ramesh Ponnuru / Bloomberg:
Amy Coney Barrett Is No Threat to Obamacare
Discussion: IJR and Lawyers, Guns & Money
Rachel Campos-Duffy / Fox News:
Rachel Campos Duffy: Feminists have an Amy Coney Barrett problem
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Daily Mail:
Hospitalized Brad Parscale 'is under investigation for stealing up to $40million from Trump's campaign and $10million from the RNC', as he spirals out of control over White House ‘gravy train’ ending and mounting debt  — Brad Parscale is under investigation for ‘stealing’ between $25-$40 million …
Martyn McLaughlin / Scotsman:
Analysis: Question of how Donald Trump's Scottish resorts are financed even more urgent  —  The revelatory reporting by the New York Times into Donald Trump's taxes shines a light on an area of the US president's finances that has long been shrouded in mystery, and with mere weeks to go until …
RELATED:
McKay Coppins / The Atlantic:
Trump Secretly Mocks His Christian Supporters  —  One day in 2015, Donald Trump beckoned Michael Cohen, his longtime confidant and personal attorney, into his office.  Trump was brandishing a printout of an article about an Atlanta-based megachurch pastor trying to raise $60 million from his flock to buy a private jet.
Robby Soave / Reason:
Ohio State Professor Apologizes for ‘Hurt, Sadness, Frustration, Fatigue, Exhaustion and Pain’ Caused By Pro-Football Article  —  Matthew Mayhew is sorry.  Very, very sorry.  —  “I am sorry for the hurt, sadness, frustration, fatigue, exhaustion and pain this article has caused anyone …
RELATED:
Matthew J. Mayhew / Inside Higher Ed:
Why America Needs College Football — Part 2  —  Matthew J. Mayhew apologizes for an article that he recently wrote for Inside Higher Ed and describes beginning a long process of antiracist learning.  —  It doesn't.  I was wrong.  And even worse, I was uninformed, ignorant and harm inducing.
Discussion: National Review
Politico:
Flynn lawyer spoke with Trump, she reveals in contentious hearing  —  A federal judge on Tuesday pressed the lead lawyer for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn about her contacts with President Donald Trump and whether she had urged him or Attorney General William Barr to take any actions to influence the ongoing case.
Discussion: Axios and Washington Post
RELATED:
Sarah Lynch / Reuters:
Flynn's lawyer says she talked to Trump about case, raising ethical concerns
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Amy Walter / The Cook Political Report:
Electoral College Rating Changes: Ohio and Iowa Move to Toss Up  —  In mid-June, we moved both Iowa and Ohio from Likely Republican to Lean Republican.  At the time, we noted that while the polls were looking shaky for Pres. Trump, they were also catching him at what could be his lowest point of the cycle.
Tom Hamburger / Washington Post:
U.S. Chamber of Commerce abruptly ousts top political consultant Scott Reed, alleging leaks  —  Reed played a central role in political decisions at the business lobby  —  Scott Reed, the veteran GOP political consultant, was fired Tuesday by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce …
RELATED:
Politico:
Chamber of Commerce and top political strategist part ways amid turmoil
Discussion: Breitbart and The Hill
New York Times:
How Trump Voters Feel About His Refusal to Commit to Transferring Power  —  Many Trump supporters do not believe that he can or will lose, and say he would be justified in questioning whether Democrats manipulated the outcome.  But some believe a loss is a loss.
Matt Zapotosky / Washington Post:
Mueller pushes back on insider book faulting special counsel for not doing more to hold Trump accountable  —  Former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III pushed back Tuesday against a prosecutor in his office whose tell-all book alleges investigators should have done more to hold President Trump accountable …
CBS News:
CBS News Eye on Trends: The latest from the Election & Survey Unit  —  Watch this space for a recap of the latest polls and data-driven studies curated by the CBS News Election & Survey Unit!  —  CBS NEWS BATTLEGROUND TRACKER POLL  —  The First Debate: Voters who plan to watch are rooting …
Matthew Chapman / Raw Story:
Fascism expert: Trump has used all ‘four threats’ that can topple a democracy  —  On Tuesday, speaking with Molly Jong-Fast and Rick Wilson on the podcast The New Abnormal, Johns Hopkins political science professor Robert Lieberman warned that President Donald Trump poses all of the fundamental …
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Washington Post:
ICE preparing targeted arrests in sanctuary cities, amplifying president's campaign theme  —  The Trump administration is preparing an immigration enforcement blitz next month that would target arrests in U.S. cities and jurisdictions that have adopted “sanctuary” policies …
Natalie Allison / The Tennessean:
NATALIE ALLISON  —  Despite pressure from a vocal group of conservatives to put an end to his coronavirus emergency declaration, Gov. Bill Lee on Tuesday announced he would extend the state of emergency, explaining that he would do so as long as President Donald Trump's administration keeps its declaration in place.
Discussion: The Hill
Ryan Parker / Hollywood Reporter:
Disney Parks to Lay Off 28,000 Employees; Cites California's “Unwillingness” to Reopen Disneyland  —  The Southern California destination has been shuttered since mid-March.  —  The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that 28,000 employees from the Parks, Experiences and Products segment “at all levels” will be laid off.
Henry Fountain / New York Times:
Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Is ‘Very Likely to Work,’ Studies Suggest  —  A series of research papers renews hope that the long-elusive goal of mimicking the way the sun produces energy might be achievable.  —  Scientists developing a compact version of a nuclear fusion reactor have shown …
Discussion: Raw Story and Marginal REVOLUTION
Vanita Gupta / Washington Post:
Trump doesn't decide who wins the election.  We do.  —  Vanita Gupta is president and chief executive of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.  She is the former head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division.  —  In recent weeks, President Trump has been escalating …
Discussion: TIME
New York Times:
Trump Has Sold Off America's Credibility for His Personal Gain  —  From China to Ukraine, this president has acted at odds with American foreign policy.  Imagine what he could do with four more years.  —  Lt. Col. Vindman served on the National Security Council.
Discussion: Washington Post and CNN
Sophie Carson / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
SOPHIE CARSON , MADELINE HEIM |  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  —  Milwaukee and Madison are no longer Wisconsin's coronavirus hotspots.  —  As the state's outbreak balloons to one of the nation's worst, the surge of cases and hospitalizations in Northeast Wisconsin is unlike anything the region has experienced since the pandemic began.
Discussion: Raw Story
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 7:10 PM ET, September 29, 2020.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
Add your company here
 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Lindsey Tanner / ABC News:
COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopen
WNYW-TV:
Cuomo ready to send National Guard to collect NYC garbage
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Breitbart
Financial Times:
Priti Patel looked at shipping UK asylum seekers to south Atlantic
Orion Rummler / Axios:
House Dems subpoena acting DHS intelligence head over delayed whistleblower testimony
Discussion: Reuters
 Earlier Items: 
Ben Nadler / Associated Press:
Pair of endorsements adds more fuel to Georgia Senate race
Shelby Talcott / The Daily Caller:
Police Used A Legally Dubious Tactic In Louisville, And I Found Myself Caught In The Middle Of It. Here's What Happened ...
Jay Price / NPR:
A Military 1st: A Supercarrier Is Named After An African American Sailor
Tamara Lush / Associated Press:
They wanted disruption in 2016. Now they're Trump defectors
Discussion: Politico