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Liz Cheney / Washington Post:
The GOP is at a turning point.  History is watching us. … Liz Cheney, a Republican, represents Wyoming's at-large congressional district in the U.S. House.  —  In public statements again this week, former president Donald Trump has repeated his claims that the 2020 election was a fraud and was stolen.
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Paul Kane / Washington Post:
From Paul Ryan acolyte to Trump disciple: Elise Stefanik sets out to replace Liz Cheney in GOP leadership  —  Elise Stefanik entered the political arena eight years ago out of admiration for Paul D. Ryan, the conservative darling who had just returned to the House after his stint as Republican vice-presidential nominee.
Discussion: Washington Times and IJR
Eliana Johnson / Politico:
The Real Reason Republicans Want to Oust Liz Cheney  —  To hear most media observers tell it, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is being martyred for having the courage of her convictions, and the House Republican Conference can no longer abide her truth-telling.  Republican lawmakers, the narrative goes …
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Ernst defends fellow Republican leader Cheney — but calls for intra-GOP peace  —  INDEPENDENCE, Iowa — Sen. Joni Ernst doesn't agree with Liz Cheney's opposition to former President Donald Trump.  The Iowa Republican still says her fellow GOP leader has the right to stand her ground.
Donald J. Trump:
back to feed  —  Liz Cheney is a warmongering fool who has no business in Republican Party Leadership.  We want leaders who believe in the Make America Great Again movement, and prioritize the values of America First.  Elise Stefanik is a far superior choice, and she has my COMPLETE and TOTAL endorsement for GOP Conference Chair.
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
How GOP rage at Liz Cheney makes a future stolen election more likely
Politico:
Cheney isn't fighting McCarthy push to replace her in leadership
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
The effort to dump Liz Cheney is the consequence of a party that lost its way
Eli Yokley / Morning Consult:
McConnell Is Rebounding With Republicans as He Looks ‘to the Future’
Discussion: The Hill, Townhall and Political Wire
Oversight Board:
Oversight Board upholds former President Trump's suspension, finds Facebook failed to impose proper penalty  —  The Board has upheld Facebook's decision on January 7, 2021, to restrict then-President Donald Trump's access to posting content on his Facebook page and Instagram account.
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Charlie Warzel / Galaxy Brain:
Trump's New Blog Is a Trap  —  The only way to win is not to play … A Quick Thought on Facebook's Oversight Board Decision  —  This morning the Board delivered its long-awaited decision with this slippery, misleading headline: Oversight Board upholds former President Trump's suspension …
Neal Rothschild / Axios:
Trump's spell over the media broke once he lost his megaphones  —  Social media interactions about former President Trump have fallen 91% since January, according to exclusive data from NewsWhip.  —  Why it matters: When Trump lost his social media accounts, he lost his once-immense power …
Washington Post:
Facebook's Oversight Board upheld the social network's decision to ban Trump
Annie Nova / CNBC:
Federal judge overturns national eviction ban  — A federal judge struck down on Wednesday the national eviction moratorium, potentially leaving millions of Americans at risk of losing their homes.  — Housing advocates have said that the national ban is necessary to stave off …
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Chelsea Clinton / The Atlantic:
Biden Has the Power to Vaccinate the World
Discussion: Common Dreams
Gabe Hiatt / Eater DC:
Joe Biden Visited D.C.'s Taqueria Las Gemelas to Deliver Some Good News in Person  —  Co-owner Josh Phillips says the president told him Las Gemelas is the first restaurant in America to receive a Restaurant Revitalization Fund grant  —  When Taqueria Las Gemelas co-owner Josh Phillips clocked …
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Anna Spiegel / Washingtonian:   President Biden Surprises a DC Taqueria Owner by Dropping by on Cinco De Mayo
Jessica M. Goldstein / Washingtonian:
The Awkward Feeling of Rooting for the White House Press Secretary  —  Half of America is smitten with Jen Psaki, while a swath of the White House press corps sounds quite taken with how polite she is.  —  In her first three months on the job, White House press secretary Jen Psaki has yet …
Brad Stone / Bloomberg:
The Untold Story of How Jeff Bezos Beat the Tabloids  —  When a gossip rag went after the CEO, he retaliated with the brutal, brilliant efficiency he used to build his business empire.  In an exclusive excerpt from the new book Amazon Unbound comes an unrivaled tale of money, sex, and power.
Sally Goldenberg / Politico:
Eric Adams edges out Yang for first time in public poll  —  Eric Adams is leading the field of mayoral candidates in a new poll, marking the first time Andrew Yang is not the top contender since he shook up the race with his unexpected entry in mid-January.  —  Adams, the Brooklyn Borough president …
Alix Culbertson / Sky News:
UK to send two Royal Navy ships to Jersey after France threatens blockade of island port  —  France has threatened to cut off Jersey's electricity as it says fishing licences are being granted with conditions not agreed.  —  Created with Sketch.  —  The UK is sending two Royal Navy ships to Jersey …
Discussion: BBC, Bloomberg, Politico and Mercury News
Jonathan Blitzer / New Yorker:
A Mother, Separated from Her Children at the Border, Comes Home  —  The Biden Administration has begun a massive effort to reunite more than a thousand families torn apart by Trump.  —  For the past two years, Keldy Mabel Gonzáles Brebe de Zúniga kept a daily ritual.
Signal Blog:
The Instagram ads Facebook won't show you  —  Companies like Facebook aren't building technology for you, they're building technology for your data.  They collect everything they can from FB, Instagram, and WhatsApp in order to sell visibility into people and their lives.
Jeffrey Collins / Associated Press:
South Carolina House adds firing squad to execution methods  —  COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House voted Wednesday to add a firing squad to the state's execution methods amid a lack of lethal-injection drugs — a measure meant to jump-start executions in a state that once had one of the busiest death chambers in the nation.
Discussion: Insider
Brian Flood / Fox News:
CNN's Brian Stelter returns from vacation to host lowest-rated ‘Reliable Sources’ of year  —  Show performed better with replacement host John Avlon  —  CNN's struggling media program “Reliable Sources” with Brian Stelter hit another low on Sunday with its smallest audience of 2021 …
Discussion: RedState
CNN:
Trump and legal team approached about Giuliani legal costs  —  Rudy Giuliani's son: I'm not concerned my father will be charged  —  (CNN)Allies of Rudy Giuliani continue to call on former President Donald Trump and Republicans to pay for his efforts around the election and, in turn …
Seth Borenstein / Associated Press:
Nature at its craziest: Trillions of cicadas about to emerge  —  COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Sifting through a shovel load of dirt in a suburban backyard, Michael Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury find their quarry: a cicada nymph.  —  And then another.  And another.  And four more.
CNN:
FIRST ON CNN: Feds fine unruly and maskless airplane passengers as violent incidents increase  —  (CNN)Federal authorities are planning to fine two unmasked and unruly passengers accused of hitting and grabbing flight attendants amid a rash of disruptive and sometimes violent incidents on board planes.
Discussion: Mediaite
Clay Travis / OutKick:
Fox is Buying Outkick; Explosive Growth Ahead; I'll Be Here  —  Just shy of 10 years ago in late July of 2011, Outkick was born at the Southeastern Conference Media Days in Birmingham, Alabama.  That morning I pounded out our first column in a Wynfrey hotel room and when I hit publish …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Nicole Valdes / KNXV:
Maricopa County Senate audit observers forced to sign non-disclosure agreements  —  PHOENIX — Among concerns surrounding transparency in an effort to recount ballots cast in the 2020 election in Maricopa County, ABC15 has learned the company leading the effort is now requiring legal documents …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
There's an Extremely Stupid Reason Congress Doesn't Want a Good IRS  —  Yesterday, Treasury secretary Janet Yellen noted that, in this decade, uncollected federal taxes will amount to roughly $7 trillion.  Former IRS commissioners Fred Goldberg and Charles Rossotti have calculated that …
Wall Street Journal:
Peloton Recalls All Treadmills as CEO Apologizes  —  Home-fitness company now offering customers refunds, halts sales of Tread+ machine  —  Peloton Interactive Inc. has agreed to recall its treadmills, and its chief executive apologized for the company's initial refusal to comply …
 
 
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Erik Larson / Bloomberg:
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Discussion: The Hill
Associated Press:
Montana governor ends extra unemployment payments, citing worker shortage
Discussion: UPI
Asawin Suebsaeng / The Daily Beast:
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Discussion: Joe.My.God. and Raw Story
Nick Miroff / Washington Post:
ICE deportations fell in April to lowest monthly level on record, enforcement data shows
Alec MacGillis / ProPublica:
Kushner Companies Violated Multiple Laws in Massive Tenant Dispute, Judge Rules
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Albert Hunt / The Hill:
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Discussion: MinnPost
Martin Crutsinger / Associated Press:
Treasury warns of need to deal with national debt limit
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Ronald Radosh / New Republic:
Our Friend, the Trump Propagandist
Anne Gearan / Washington Post:
Strongmen who got cozy with Trump get the cold shoulder from Biden
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Trump attorney, other allies launch voter fraud organization
Tia Mitchell / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
AJC Poll: Georgians narrowly back Biden, but state remains polarized on many issues
Discussion: Fox News, The Hill and Breitbart