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Indicted Trump Org. ex-CFO Weisselberg expects more indictments, his lawyer says  —  (CNN)Allen Weisselberg — the former Trump Organization CFO who has been charged by Manhattan prosecutors for an alleged tax evasion scheme — is expecting that more indictments will be filed in the case, his lawyer said in court Monday.
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Jose Pagliery / The Daily Beast:
Trump Org Prosecutors Find New Evidence—in a Basement  —  A lawyer for Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg revealed in open court that prosecutors have found more evidence and that more indictments are expected.  —  Prosecutors have discovered a tranche of evidence …
Isaac Stanley-Becker / Washington Post:
Lindsey Graham and Mike Lee personally vetted Trump's fraud claims, new book says.  They were unpersuaded.  —  “Peril,” by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, reveals the lengths the two Republicans went to in examining the president's baseless claims.  —  Sen. Lindsey O. Graham agreed to hear Rudolph W. Giuliani out.
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Ominous new details about Trump's coup attempt require Democrats to act  —  In case you need more evidence of how much damage keeping the filibuster might end up doing, add this to the list: It could make a future stolen presidential election more likely.  —  This is thrust upon us …
CNN:
Memo shows Trump lawyer's six-step plan for Pence to overturn the election  —  Washington (CNN)A conservative lawyer working with then-President Donald Trump's legal team tried to convince then-Vice President Mike Pence that he could overturn the election results on January 6 when Congress counted …
Benjamin Siegel / ABC News:
Army Gen. Mark Milley was ‘not going rogue’ in secret calls to China, authors of new book claim
Discussion: HotAir, Axios and Newsbusters
Max Chafkin / New York Magazine:
Peter Thiel's Origin Story His ideology dominates Silicon Valley.  It began to form when he was an angry young man.  —  Sometime around the spring of 1988, several members of the Stanford University chess team traveled to a tournament in Monterey, California, in an old Volkswagen Rabbit.
Discussion: Raw Story and POLITICUSUSA
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Danika Fears / The Daily Beast:
Peter Thiel Claimed Zuckerberg Agreed to Push ‘State-Sanctioned Conservatism’ Under Trump Deal, Book Says
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
What one photo from the border tells us about the evolving migrant crisis  —  This article has been updated.  —  Photographer Paul Ratje was standing in the Rio Grande when he captured a remarkable image: a Border Patrol agent mounted on horseback, grabbing the shirt of a migrant unlucky enough to be within reach.
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Dan Margolies / KCUR 89.3:
St. Louis Couple Who Waved Guns At BLM Protesters Face Suspension Of Their Law Licenses  —  Mark and Patricia McCloskey made national headlines in June 2020 when they confronted a group of mostly Black protesters who entered their gated community en route to demonstrate in front of the nearby home of a former St. Louis mayor.
Discussion: The Root and Raw Story
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New York Times:
U.S. to Lift Travel Ban on Vaccinated Visitors
Benjamin Wittes / Lawfare:
On the Special Counsel's Weird Prosecution of Michael Sussmann  —  Attorney General William Barr appointed John Durham, lo these increasingly-many years ago, to investigate a supposed scandal inside the FBI: There had been an attempted coup, President Trump alleged, and Barr himself hinted …
Discussion: The Reactionary
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Ed Morrissey / HotAir:
Sussman indictment: “Bizarre coda,” or harbinger of deep-state exposure?
Discussion: Instapundit
Chad Pergram / Fox News:
Democratic leaders need to worry about more than just Manchin, Sinema on spending plan: Reporter's Notebook  —  Lots of other lawmakers who need to be on board if congressional Democrats are going to pull this off  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for September 20  —  Let's call them “the others.”
Discussion: Washington Examiner
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Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Kyrsten Sinema Threatens to Kill Her Own Infrastructure Bill Democrats in Congress are melting down.
Associated Press:
Federal officer arrested at Capitol rally won't be charged  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal law enforcement officer was arrested carrying a gun at Saturday's rally at the U.S. Capitol billed to support the suspects charged in January's insurrection but will not be prosecuted.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Insider
Charles C. W. Cooke / National Review:
My Going Maskless Is Different, Says San Francisco Mayor, Because ‘I Was Feeling the Spirit’  —  The Mayor of San Francisco says that she shouldn't be criticized for breaking her own COVID rules, because, and I quote, “I was feeling the spirit and I wasn't thinking about a mask.”  CBS reports:
Emmanuel Camarillo / Chicago Sun-Times:
Professor yelled racial slurs, spit on Black woman and her 7-year-old daughter outside Oak Park Jewel-Osco, prosecutors say  —  Alberto Friedmann also sped toward the woman in his Jaguar and almost hit her, according to prosecutors.  —  A health sciences professor has been charged …
Discussion: Raw Story
Dana Rubinstein / New York Times:
Glitch Reveals Ballot Choices of N.Y.C. Voters, Including Mayor's Son  —  The Board of Elections inadvertently allowed the mayoral primary votes of 378 New Yorkers to become public, a report found.  —  When a well-known 20-something New Yorker cast his Democratic primary ballot in June …
Bari Weiss / Common Sense with Bari Weiss:
Everybody Hates the Jews  —  A disturbing new study confirms what many Jewish Americans are feeling.  —  Everybody hates the Jews.  That's the refrain from the brilliant satirist Tom Lehrer in “National Brotherhood Week,” a song that I had memorized by the time I was ten …
Colby Hall / Mediaite:
WATCH: Children Tell CNN They Blame Tucker Carlson For Their Father's Covid Death  —  Katie and Evan Lane recently lost their 45-year-old father to Covid, and have made a public plea for others to get vaccinated.  Their efforts took them to CNN New Day Monday morning, an appearance …
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
How Trump mobilized women — including me  —  This essay was adapted from the book “Resistance: How Women Saved Democracy from Donald Trump” by Jennifer Rubin.  Copyright 2021 by Jennifer Rubin.  William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers.  —  Donald Trump's victory in 2016 came as a shock …
Discussion: Raw Story
Gary Fineout / Politico:
Emails, text messages undercut claim Florida's election overhaul wasn't political  —  TALLAHASSEE — Florida Republicans this spring insisted a contentious new election law curtailing access to ballot boxes was needed to prevent electoral fraud.  It was not, they said, an attempt to gain a partisan advantage.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Florida Politics
Bill McKibben / The Crucial Years:
We're Finally Catching a Break in the Climate Fight  —  As a new Oxford paper shows, the incredibly rapid fall in the cost of renewables offers hope—but only if movements can push banks and politicians hard enough  —  So far in the global warming era, we've caught precious few breaks.
Washington Post:
One lawyer's rise shows how vaccine misinformation can fuel fundraising and far-right celebrity  —  Thomas Renz, once a little-known attorney in Ohio with limited litigation experience, boosted his profile with lawsuits challenging coronavirus vaccines  —  In one of dozens of recent media appearances …
Discussion: Raw Story
Ann Marimow / Washington Post:
Texas doctor who violated state's abortion ban is sued, launching potential first test of constitutionality  —  A lawsuit that could test the constitutionality of the nation's most restrictive abortion ban was filed in Texas Monday against a doctor who admitted to performing an abortion considered illegal under the new law.
Discussion: HotAir, Reason and Wall Street Journal
Politico:
Inside Thompson and Cheney's Jan. 6 probe alliance — both genuine and strategic  —  Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney had never interacted one-on-one before a deadly insurrection thrust them onto the same political path.  —  But these days, the progressive raised in the segregated South …
Discussion: The Hill
Washington Post:
The Washington Post announces the addition of 41 editing roles, including 2 masthead positions … Announcement from Executive Editor Sally Buzbee, Managing Editor Cameron Barr, Managing Editor Tracy Grant, Managing Editor Krissah Thompson, Managing Editor Kat Downs Mulder:  —  Dear Colleagues,
Sarah D. Wire / Los Angeles Times:
Threats against members of Congress are skyrocketing.  It's changing the job  —  A few months ago Rep. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) received an anonymous video of someone following her car.  The camera pans down to a 9mm handgun on the seat as a male voice says: “I see you.  I got something for you.”
Discussion: Raw Story, The Hill and Washington Post
Tom Joyce / Washington Examiner:
Both sides should support Marjorie Taylor Greene's primary challenger  —  Jennifer Strahan wants to do the country a favor.  —  The Georgia businesswoman recently announced that she plans to primary Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene in Georgia's 14th Congressional District.
Discussion: Raw Story
Apoorva Mandavilli / New York Times:
Covid Vaccine Prompts Strong Immune Response in Younger Children, Pfizer Says  —  Vaccinated kids aged 5 to 11 showed evidence of protection against the virus, the company said.  The data must be reviewed by the F.D.A. before children can be inoculated.  —  The Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine …
Chase Woodruff / Colorado Newsline:
At Colorado's tight-lipped air pollution agency, a ‘culture of fear’ prevails  —  During the Front Range's smoggiest summer in over a decade, its embattled air-quality watchdog has gone quiet.  Ex-employees say they're not surprised.  —  Smog and wildfire smoke obscure the Rocky Mountains west of Denver on July 29, 2021.
Robert Elder / The Bulwark:
No, John C. Calhoun Didn't Invent the Filibuster  —  As convenient as it might be to blame the filibuster on the famous defender of slavery, the historical record is much messier.  —  In his classic book The Historian's Craft, the historian Marc Bloch warned his fellow historians against worshipping the …
 
 
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