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11:35 PM ET, April 9, 2021

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Brian Stelter / CNN:
ADL calls on Fox News to fire Tucker Carlson over racist comments about ‘replacement’ theory  —  New York (CNN Business)The Anti-Defamation League is calling for Fox News to fire Tucker Carlson.  —  “Given his long record of race-baiting, we believe it is time for Carlson to go,” ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt says.
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Max Boot / Washington Post:
How do the immigrants who run Fox feel about Tucker Carlson's anti-immigrant rants?  —  Tucker Carlson, the top-rated host on Fox “News” Channel, has been attracting attention for a while with his vile rhetoric against immigrants.  Yet now he's reached a new low.
Nikki McCann Ramirez / Media Matters for America:
White nationalists praise Tucker Carlson's full embrace of their “replacement” conspiracy theory
House Committee on Ethics:
Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Matt Gaetz  —  Pursuant to Committee Rule 7, the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined to release the following statement:
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The Daily Beast:
Facing New Ethics Investigation, Matt Gaetz Declares He's ‘Not Going Anywhere’  —  SCANDAL?  WHAT SCANDAL?  —  Rep. Matt Gaetz resurfaced Friday night to ignore the saga of scandals and deliver MAGA boilerplate.  —  After 10 days of relentless developments in the Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) …
Washington Post:
House opens ethics investigation into Florida Republican Matt Gaetz
Discussion: East Bay Times, IJR and Roll Call
New York Times:
Biden Creating Commission to Study Expanding the Supreme Court  —  The White House is taking action after progressives pushed to add seats to the court to balance the conservative stamp put on it by President Trump.  —  WASHINGTON — President Biden on Friday will order a 180-day study …
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The White House:
President Biden to Sign Executive Order Creating the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States … President Biden will today issue an executive order forming the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, comprised of a bipartisan group of experts on the Court and the Court reform debate.
New York Times:
White House Border Coordinator to Step Down  —  Roberta S. Jacobson's departure comes amid the administration's efforts to reduce the flow of immigration from Central America.  —  WASHINGTON — Roberta S. Jacobson, the former ambassador to Mexico whom President Biden chose as his “border czar” …
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Gabrielle Fonrouge / New York Post:   White House considering cash payments to Central Americans to stem migration
Emma Ockerman / VICE:
Cops Caught on Video Holding a Black Army Lieutenant at Gunpoint, Then Pepper-Spraying Him  —  When Lt. Caron Nazario said he was afraid to get out of the vehicle, one officer responded, “Yeah, you should be.”  —  EO  —  Caron Nazario was driving his newly-purchased Chevy Tahoe home …
CNN:
Texas GOP chairman Allen West falsely says Texas could secede from the US: ‘We could go back to being our own Republic’  —  (CNN)Texas Republican Party chairman Allen West falsely suggested that Texas could secede from the United States and become an independent country, a CNN KFile review of his comments in recent months shows.
Christopher Cadelago / Politico:
How an online ‘Lego’ gamer infiltrated the White House press corps  —  Four times in recent weeks, members of the White House press corps have relayed questions to press secretary Jen Psaki from someone claiming to be a fellow reporter who was not able to be there in the room due to Covid protocols.
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
State Department revokes security clearance for acting chief of staff to UN ambassador  —  A top aide to the U.S. envoy to the United Nations has stepped aside after her security clearance was revoked, according to two people familiar with the matter.  —  Jennifer Davis, the de facto chief …
Caitlin Owens / Axios:
America may be close to hitting a vaccine wall  —  There are growing signs that parts of the country may be close to meeting demand for the coronavirus vaccine — well before the U.S. has reached herd immunity.  —  Why it matters: For the last few months, the primary focus of the U.S …
Discussion: KFF, HotAir and Mission Local
Yascha Mounk / The Atlantic:
When to Reopen  —  Let's stop pretending that pandemic rules that made sense in April 2020 still make sense a year later.  —  Contributing writer at The Atlantic  —  America has entered a confusing stage of the pandemic.  It is vaccinating its citizens at an impressively fast clip.
Washington Post:
Putin is slowly murdering Alexei Navalny.  Here's how the U.S. can save him.  —  RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin's regime is slowly but very intentionally murdering his leading political opponent, Alexei Navalny.  Mr. Navalny, whom the Russian secret police unsuccessfully sought to kill …
Kathy Frankovic / YouGov:
Half of vaccine rejectors believe it is safe to travel now, compared to 29% of vaccinated adults  —  Economist/YouGov Poll Politics & current affairs  —  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now say it is safe for fully vaccinated Americans to travel.
Discussion: HotAir, Mediaite and National Review
BBC:
Nikolai Glushkov: Putin critic ‘strangled in London home by third party’  —  A Russian exile was strangled in his own home by a third party, a coroner has ruled.  —  Businessman Nikolai Glushkov, who was critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was found dead in New Malden in south-west London in March 2018.
Kim Tingley / New York Times:
A year ago, they infamously demonstrated the dangers of singing in the pandemic.  What will it take to get the choir of Washington's Skagit Valley — and the rest of the world's choral musicians — back together again?  —  The Skagit Valley Chorale last sang together in person on the evening of March 10, 2020.
Washington Post:
Migrant boy found wandering alone in Texas had been deported and kidnapped  —  Boy was seen by many in viral video as emblematic of desperation of migrant children.  —  The 10-year-old had been lost for hours — crying and shaking as he wandered a vast scrubland— when he saw the Border Patrol officer.
Washington Post:
CDC ramps up scrutiny of rare post-vaccination ‘breakthrough infections’  —  Experts say the number of people testing positive for the virus after being inoculated is to be expected  —  As tens of millions of people in the United States reach the coronavirus vaccination finish line …
Forensic News:
Trump Aide Failed to Disclose Lavish Gift from Ukrainian Client  —  Michael Caputo, a former senior aide to Donald Trump, who spent decades working in Russia and former Soviet states, failed to disclose a lavish painting gifted to him by a Ukrainian lobbying group in 2020.
Andrew Sullivan / The Weekly Dish:
A Truce Proposal In The Trans Wars  —  There is a compromise available.  Here's one version.  —  10 hr ago  —  If we were going to construct a test-case for how dysfunctional our politics have become, it would be hard to beat the transgender issue.  It profoundly affects …
Corky Siemaszko / NBC News:
YouTube pulls Florida governor's video, says his panel spread Covid-19 misinformation  —  Video of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a panel of scientists apparently trading in Covid-19 misinformation has been pulled from YouTube.  —  The video of DeSantis' roundtable discussion last month …
Damian Garde / STAT:
Scientists work toward an elusive dream: a simple pill to treat Covid-19  —  The world has vaccines that can prevent most cases of Covid-19.  It even has drugs that can help with the most serious symptoms of the disease.  Now what it needs is a Tamiflu for SARS-CoV-2.
Ally Mutnick / Politico:
Republicans draft veteran candidates to reclaim House majority  —  Republicans blew a chance at winning the House majority in 2020, with a number of weak recruits unable to take advantage of a better-than-expected national environment on Election Day.  —  To avoid a similar fate in the 2022 midterms …
PR Newswire:
Joe diGenova Apologizes To Former CISA Director Chris Krebs  —  WASHINGTON, April 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —  On November 30, 2020, I appeared on the Howie Carr Show.  During the show, I made regrettable statements regarding Christopher Krebs, which many interpreted as a call for violence against him.
New York Times:
Amazon Workers Vote Down Union Drive at Alabama Warehouse  —  The company's decisive victory deals a crushing blow to organized labor, which had hoped the time was ripe to start making inroads.  —  Amazon workers at a giant warehouse in Alabama voted decisively against forming a union on Friday …
Sara Goddard / Green That Life:
Talking to a Climate Change Skeptic?  6 Successful Communication Strategies  —  I live in a part of the country where people profess to be climate savvy.  I don't know anyone who'd publicly label him- or herself a climate change skeptic, but there are plenty who have poked holes in the fundamental tenets of climate science.
 
 
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Ewan Palmer / Newsweek:
Cities Nationwide Brace Themselves for April 11 White Lives Matter Rallies
Discussion: The Hill and The Root
Alexandra Stevenson / New York Times:
China's Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight
Discussion: The Daily Signal
Houston Keene / Fox Business:
Biden niece worked in Coca-Cola government relations as company lobbied against Uyghur forced labor bill
Discussion: Breitbart
Jeremy Duda / Arizona Mirror:
Election auditor wrote ‘election fraud facts’ report for GOP senators who tried to overturn the 2020 election
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
CBS News:
Preview: John Boehner on “political terrorists” in Congress
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Will Vitka / WTOP:
Pentagon officer charged with murder in Takoma Park shooting that left 2 dead
Arkansas Online:
Transgender name ban advances
Discussion: The Hill
Christopher Miller / BuzzFeed News:
A Double Killing in Florida. An American On The Run In Ukraine.
Washington Post:
The GOP is Trump's party, so ‘all Republican roads lead to Mar-a-Lago’
Discussion: Bloomberg, HillReporter.com and Insider
Luke Thompson / National Review:
The Rise and Fall of the Lincoln Project
Discussion: HotAir
Dan Diamond / Washington Post:
Trump officials celebrated efforts to change CDC reports on coronavirus, emails show