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CNN:
Read: Mark Meadows' letter to January 6 committee  —  By CNN  —  (CNN)Former Donald Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows will no longer cooperate with the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill riot, according to a letter obtained by CNN from his attorney to the panel.
CNN:
Mark Meadows to halt cooperation with January 6 committee  —  (CNN)Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows will no longer cooperate with the House select committee investigating January 6 insurrection, according to a letter from his attorney to the panel, which was obtained by CNN on Tuesday.
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Meet the reporter who always seems to get a copy of the hottest tell-all Trump book first.
Real America's Voice News:   One Of The Most Anticipated And Talked About Books Of The Year Is On Store Shelves This Morning
Fox News:
Former WH chief of staff Mark Meadows will cease cooperation with Jan. 6 committee
Emily Flitter / New York Times:
President Biden's pick for a key banking regulator backs out.  —  Saule Omarova, a Cornell Law School professor whom critics painted as a communist after President Biden picked her for a key banking regulator job, is withdrawing from consideration for the post.
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Washington Post:
Saule Omarova, Biden's pick for top bank regulator, withdraws nomination  —  Saule Omarova, President Biden's pick to serve as a top banking regulator, has withdrawn her nomination for the office of the Comptroller of the Currency.  —  The Cornell University law professor …
Zachary Halaschak / Washington Examiner:
Controversial Biden banking nominee drops out of contention after bruising hearing
Discussion: Washington Times
CNN:
Biden administration considering options for possibly evacuating US citizens from Ukraine if Russia invades  —  (CNN)The Biden administration is exploring options for a potential evacuation of US citizens from Ukraine if Russia were to invade the country and create a dire security situation, half a dozen sources tell CNN.
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New York Times:
Biden Warns Putin of Economic Consequences if Aggression Continues
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Chris Cuomo Will Not Receive Severance, CNN President Says  —  Star anchor was fired on Saturday after probe into his involvement in Andrew Cuomo's defense  —  CNN President Jeff Zucker told employees in a meeting Tuesday that the network won't pay anchor Chris Cuomo a severance after firing …
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Daily Mail:
Jussie Smollett reveals CNN's Don Lemon warned him via text in 2019 that cops didn't believe his account of attack: Host is accused of unethical behavior …
CNBC:
Chris Cuomo book cancelled by publisher HarperCollins after CNN host's firing
Ed Morrissey / HotAir:
BREAKING: Did McConnell just win the debt-ceiling standoff?  —  It depends on whether the Senate Minority Leader can deliver — and whether anyone sees debt increases as a “win.”  Suffice it to say that Mitch McConnell appeared to get what he needed out of the inevitable.
Discussion: New York Post and Politico
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Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
The media has given Republicans a free pass on assaulting democracy
Discussion: NBC News and Al Jazeera
Dan Froomkin / Press Watch:
‘I think we need to rethink entirely how we do things,’ says Dana Milbank of the Washington Post  —  Longtime Washington Post political journalist Dana Milbank on Friday accused his colleagues of being “accessories to the murder of democracy.”  —  Milbank wrote in his biweekly opinion column:
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Exclusive: WSJ taps Biden, Trump pollsters for 2022  —  The Wall Street Journal and its parent company Dow Jones are making big changes to its polling strategy ahead of the midterms, executives tell Axios.  —  Why it matters: The company had partnered with NBC News for the past three decades on polling.
Discussion: Insider and The Hill
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Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Yamiche Alcindor Joins NBC News as Washington Correspondent (EXCLUSIVE) … Alcindor, who is expected to start with NBC in March, will cover the Biden administration as well as the impact of federal policies on communities across the country and issues at the intersection of race …
Tim Alberta / The Atlantic:
He Voted to Impeach.  Can He Survive in the GOP?  —  Late at night on the second Tuesday of January, Peter Meijer, a 33-year-old freshman congressman from West Michigan, paced the half-unpacked rooms of his new rental apartment in Washington, D.C., dreading the decision he would soon have to make.
Discussion: Raw Story and The Hill
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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook PM: Jan. 6 committee dealt two big blows
D. Patrick Rodgers / Nashville Scene:
Nathan Bedford Forrest Has Fallen  —  A widely mocked Nashville statue of the early KKK leader was removed Tuesday morning  —  The Confederacy has fallen.  Again.  —  A notorious statue of Confederate general and early KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest that has stood beside I-65 …
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Nick Beres / WTVF-TV:
Nathan Bedford Forrest statue along I-65 removed after more than 2 decades
Discussion: The Hill, WKRN-TV and The Tennessean
Mark Z. Barabak / Los Angeles Times:
So you think Kamala Harris has it rough.  Remember Dan Quayle?  —  Kamala Harris can't catch a break.  —  When she's not being ignored — which is much of the time — the vice president is portrayed as inept, impossible to work for or depicted as an anchor weighing down the listing Biden administration.
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Charlotte Clymer / Charlotte's Web Thoughts:
The Media Coverage of Kamala Harris and Bluetooth is Ridiculous
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Teo Armus / Washington Post:
Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue will be melted down by city's African American history museum  —  The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that once provoked a deadly weekend of violence in Charlottesville will soon be melted down and turned into a new piece of public artwork …
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Eduardo Medina / New York Times:
Charlottesville's Statue of Robert E. Lee Will Be Melted Down
Discussion: The Hill and NPR
Alison Durkee / Forbes:
Wisconsin Conservative Group Finds ‘No Evidence Of Widespread Fraud’ In 2020 Election  —  A 10-month-long review of Wisconsin's 2020 election conducted by a conservative group in the state found no signs of widespread or significant election fraud, according to a new report of its findings …
ITV News:
Downing Street staff shown joking in leaked recording about Christmas party they later denied  —  Senior Downing Street staff joked about holding a Christmas party in Number 10 just four days after the event is alleged to have taken place last December, a recording leaked to ITV News has revealed.
Harper Neidig / The Hill:
Prosecutors say they can make their case against Bannon in a day  —  Federal prosecutors told a judge that they could present their case against Steve Bannon to a jury in a single day, pushing back on the former White House strategist's efforts to delay his criminal trial over his refusal to comply with a congressional subpoena.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Political Wire
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Harper Neidig / The Hill:
Judge sets July trial date in Bannon case
Discussion: Law & Crime and Balloon Juice
Karol Markowicz / Fox News:
I am leaving New York City for Florida.  I never thought I would  —  I was raised in Brooklyn, my husband in Queens.  Our three children were born in Manhattan  —  Parents should ‘speak up on behalf of their kids’: Karol Markowicz  —  I always hated the “Goodbye, New York” genre of writing.
Judd Legum / Popular Information:
Trump's new media company is a $1.6 billion mirage  —  In October, former President Trump announced the creation of a new company, Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG).  Its signature product is a new social media site, Truth Social.  According to an investor presentation …
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Second Senate Democrat to back vote against Biden vaccine mandate  —  Sen. Jon Tester (Mont.), a centrist Democrat from a state that voted heavily in favor of former President Trump, is planning to vote for a Republican resolution to nullify President Biden's vaccine mandate for large employers.
 
 
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