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10:05 AM ET, December 7, 2021

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Fox News:
Former WH chief of staff Mark Meadows will cease cooperation with Jan. 6 committee  —  The former Trump administration official had previously been working with the committee  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for December 7  —  Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows will no longer …
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Amanda Carpenter / The Bulwark:
Who is Jeffrey Clark and Why Does He Matter?  —  Clark wanted to do all the election subversion Bill Barr wouldn't.  —  There's no good reason you should know Jeffrey Clark's name.  —  Before the 2020 election, he was just another run-of-the-mill Republican lawyer with a cushy appointment in the federal government.
Discussion: Raw Story and Washington Post
CNN:
CNN Exclusive: Top Pence aide cooperating with January 6 committee
Daniel Chaitin / Washington Examiner:
Capitol riot panel finds White House metadata on letter pushing Georgia to overturn Trump election loss
Discussion: Politico, Raw Story and Mediaite
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
A GOP lawyer issues a frantic warning to his own party about Trump and 2024
Los Angeles Times:
California Rep. Devin Nunes leaving Congress to head Trump social media group  —  Rep. Devin Nunes, a controversial San Joaquin Valley Republican, is leaving Congress to head a social media company created by former President Trump.  —  “I will deeply miss being your congressman,” Nunes said in a message to his constituents on Monday.
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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 …
Financial Times:
US regulators probe Donald Trump's social media Spac deal
Discussion: SPAC Track
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.
Discussion: Washington Examiner
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Washington Post:
Biden, Putin to discuss Ukraine in video call amid growing tensions  —  President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a video call Tuesday morning focused on growing tensions over Ukraine.  —  The secure call, which Biden will take from the Situation Room at the White House …
Joel Gehrke / Washington Examiner:
Experts fear Putin ‘preparing citizens for war’ against Ukraine
Connor O'Brien / Politico:
Lawmakers drop proposal to add women to the draft as defense bill headaches mount  —  Compromise defense policy legislation set to be filed Monday will not require women to register for a military draft, according to two people with knowledge of the negotiations, a stunning turnaround …
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Katherine Tully-McManus / Politico:   Legislative mix-and-match combo meal
Siobhan Hughes / Wall Street Journal:   McConnell Says Republican Party Needs to Move Forward
Politico:
Senate GOP rejects debt limit fix on must-pass defense bill
Gordon Lubold / Wall Street Journal:
Saudi Arabia Pleads for Missile-Defense Resupply as Its Arsenal Runs Low  —  Conflict pits $1 million Patriot interceptors against Houthi rebels' $10,000 ‘flying lawn mowers’  —  WASHINGTON—Saudi Arabia is running out of the ammunition it uses to defend against weekly drone and missile attacks …
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Sarah Leah Whitson / Foreign Policy:   Congress Must Halt Biden's Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia
Donald Graham / Washington Post:
I've never known a better editor than Fred Hiatt — or a better person  —  Donald Graham was publisher of The Post from 1979 to 2000 and served as chairman and CEO of The Washington Post Co. until 2013.  —  If you are reading this in the Opinion section of the online Washington Post or …
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New York Times:
Omicron Is Fast Moving, but Perhaps Less Severe, Early Reports Suggest  —  Researchers in South Africa, where the variant is spreading quickly, say it may cause less serious Covid cases than other forms of the virus, but it is unclear whether that will hold true.
Discussion: HotAir, Twitchy and Political Wire
Tom Mashberg / New York Times:
Michael Steinhardt, Billionaire, Surrenders $70 Million in Stolen Relics  —  The hedge fund pioneer is barred for life from buying more antiquities.  He turned over 180 stolen objects that had decorated his homes and office.  —  Michael H. Steinhardt, the billionaire hedge fund pioneer …
Discussion: CNBC
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Defendant in Case Brought by Durham Says New Evidence Undercuts Charge  —  Lawyers for Michael Sussmann, accused by the Trump-era special counsel of lying to the F.B.I., asked for a quick trial after receiving what they said was helpful material from prosecutors.
Katie Honan / THE CITY:
City Hall Withheld COVID Neighborhood Death Data During NYC's 2020 Pandemic Peak, Emails Show  —  The city Department of Health prepared a map breaking down COVID fatalities by ZIP code in early April 2020, just as New York was about to hit the height of deaths, THE CITY has learned.
Politico:
Kamala Harris is Bluetooth-phobic  —  Welcome to POLITICO's West Wing Playbook, your guide to the people and power centers in the Biden administration.  With Allie Bice.  —  KAMALA HARRIS is never missing her AirPods.  That's because she's wary of them.  —  While a growing number …
Discussion: Mediaite and The Western Journal
ProPublica:
These Real Estate and Oil Tycoons Avoided Paying Taxes for Years  —  The Secret IRS Files … Here's a tale of two Stephen Rosses.  —  Real life Stephen Ross, who founded Related Companies, a global firm best known for developing the Time Warner Center and Hudson Yards in Manhattan, was a massive winner between 2008 and 2017.
Daily Mail:
Fury as transgender UPenn swimmer who used to compete as a man smashes TWO US women's records and finishes one race 38 seconds ahead of her nearest rival  — Lia Thomas, 22, smashed two U.S. swimming records at an Akron, Ohio contest  — Thomas won the 1,650 freestyle in a record …
Dean Obeidallah / MSNBC:
Media isn't partisan.  Democrats need to stop claiming it is.  —  Too often, Democrats make the dangerous mistake of viewing the media as an ally.  It's got to stop.  —  Donald Trump “may not be good for America, but it's damn good for CBS,” Les Moonves, CBS president at the time, declared during Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
Discussion: CNN
Janelle Bitker / San Francisco Chronicle:
S.F. made parklets permanent — but added so many rules that many restaurants plan to tear them down  —  “It's the most uncoordinated, messed up, insulting display of government incompetence,” one supervisor said  —  Chelsea Hung spent $5,000 on the parklet to help save her family's 25-year-old restaurant …
New York Times:
On the Banks of the Furious Congo River, a 5-Star Emporium of Ambition  —  As the clean energy revolution upends the centuries-long lock of fossil fuels on the global economy, dealmakers and hustlers converge on the Fleuve Congo Hotel.  —  KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo …
Robby Soave / Reason:
Jussie Smollett Tries To Convince the Court ‘There Was No Hoax’  —  Taking a page out of the Kyle Rittenhouse playbook—though with a very different outcome likely in store—former Empire star Jussie Smollett testified at his own trial on Monday.  Authorities have accused the actor of hiring …
Axios:
Letter comparing parent protests to domestic terrorism triggers funding fallout  —  The nation's leading school board advocacy group is facing a critical loss of funding and membership after sending a letter comparing parent protests and threats to domestic terrorism.
Discussion: HotAir and Twitchy
Ed Morrissey / HotAir:
You'd better believe there's a war on Christmas, says ... Pope Francis?  —  As my friend Francis X. Rocca quipped today, don't say “Happy Holidays” to Pope Francis.  The oft-cited war on Christmas in the US often gets “debunked” by media focused on all of the secular celebrations of the holiday.
Discussion: Politico and Vatican News
Ed Shanahan / New York Times:
Man Charged With Sending Dozens of Violent Threats to L.G.B.T.Q. Groups  —  Robert Fehring warned that an attack on New York City's Pride March would make the Pulse nightclub shooting “look like a cakewalk,” the authorities said.  —  A Long Island man was charged on Monday with threatening violence …
 
 
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Tim Alberta / The Atlantic:
He Voted to Impeach. Can He Survive in the GOP?
Matthew Kassel / Jewish Insider:
NYTimes replaces ‘anti-Semitism’ with ‘antisemitism’ in updated style guidance
Michael Gerson / Washington Post:
How is the GOP's coronavirus recklessness compatible with being pro-life?
Alice Miranda Ollstein / Politico:
Most voters back abortion rights but are not swayed by threat to Roe, poll finds
Discussion: Jacobin
Financial Times:
Investigating Facebook: a fractious relationship with academia
 Earlier Items: 
Joe Pinsker / The Atlantic:
How to Socialize Safely in the Booster Era
American Greatness:
Irony Alert: Joe Biden to Tackle Political Corruption With New ‘5 Pillar Strategy’
Discussion: New York Post and The Daily Caller
Meduza.io:
Exhibition of prison paintings by Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout opens in Moscow
Michael Lee / Fox News:
Trump endorses ‘conservative fighter’ Perdue in Georgia governors' race
Jose Pagliery / The Daily Beast:
Steve Bannon Wants to Turn His Trial Into a Search of the Biden White House
Discussion: Raw Story and Insider
Sen. Bob Dole / USA Today:
Sen. Bob Dole's final column: ‘Too many of us have sacrificed too much’
Discussion: The Hill
New York Post:
Chris Cuomo prepping to sue CNN for more than $18M over contract: sources