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8:40 AM ET, January 19, 2022

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NY State Attorney General:
Attorney General James Takes Action to Force Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump, Jr., and Ivanka Trump to Comply with Ongoing Investigation Into Trump Organization's Financial Dealings  —  Motion to Compel Filed After Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump, Jr.,  —  and Ivanka Trump Refuse to Provide Sworn Testimony
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New York Times:
N.Y. Attorney General Outlines Pattern of Possible Fraud at Trump Business  —  The attorney general, Letitia James, released new details of her investigation into whether the company misrepresented the value of its assets, but her office did not file a lawsuit.
Discussion: Raw Story and The Daily Wire
Washington Post:
N.Y. attorney general alleges Trump's business inflated property values, wealth statements  —  NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Letitia James alleged on Tuesday that former president Donald Trump's business inflated the value of his properties and misstated his personal worth in representations …
Discussion: Raw Story
Hunter Walker / Rolling Stone:
New Evidence Shows Trump ‘Personally Implicated’ In Potential Fraud, Including Lying About the Size of His Manhattan Apartment  —  New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a motion to compel testimony from the former president and his children that included a series of bombshell allegations
NBC News:
NY AG says investigation into Trump and his business found ‘significant evidence’ suggesting fraud  —  NY AG takes action against Trump family  —  New York Attorney General Letitia James disclosed new details Tuesday night about her civil investigation into former President Donald Trump's business …
CNN:
Exclusive: Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle's phone records subpoenaed by January 6 committee  —  Washington (CNN)The House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol has subpoenaed and obtained records of phone numbers associated with one of former President Donald Trump's children …
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Politico:
Jan. 6 committee on verge of obtaining some records Trump has tried to shield  —  The Jan. 6 select committee is on the verge of obtaining several pages of Donald Trump's White House records that the former president has tried to shield from congressional investigators.
Discussion: CNN, Raw Story and Talking Points Memo
Doug Jones:
Restoring the Senate to Protect the Freedom to Vote  —  By Senators Tom Daschle (SD), Kent Conrad (ND), Byron Dorgan (ND), Bob Graham (FL), Heidi Heitkamp (ND), Doug Jones (AL), Mary Landrieu (LA), Blanche Lincoln (AR), Mark Pryor (AR), Mark Udall (CO), and Mark Begich (AK).
Discussion: The Hill and Associated Press
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Spencer / Declaration for American Democracy:   National Pro-Democracy Coalition Calls On Senate Democrats To Hold The Floor Until The Freedom To Vote Act: John R. Lewis Act Is Passed
Susan Ferrechio / Washington Examiner:
Senate Democrats will try to force ‘talking filibuster’ on two partisan election bills
Politico:
Manchin: Primary me if you want, I won't go ‘nuclear’
Brendan Farrington / Associated Press:
Florida could shield whites from ‘discomfort’ of racist past  —  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A bill pushed by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that would prohibit public schools and private businesses from making white people feel “discomfort” when they teach students or train employees …
BBC:
Ukraine: Blinken in Kyiv urges Russia to take peaceful path  —  US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on Russia to take a “diplomatic and peaceful path” as fears mount of a new invasion of Ukraine.  —  An estimated 100,000 Russian troops have been deployed near Ukraine's borders and Mr Blinken …
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Shannon Pettypiece / NBC News:
White House warns Russian invasion of Ukraine may be imminent
Politico:
Biden plans giveaway of 400M masks as Omicron surges  —  The Biden administration is planning to distribute hundreds of millions of free, high-quality masks through pharmacies and community health centers, a White House official said Wednesday.  —  The 400 million newly available masks …
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Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
Biden promises free masks in the ‘largest deployment’ of such equipment in U.S. history.  —  The Biden administration, facing calls from public health experts to distribute high-quality masks to the American public, will announce on Wednesday that it is making 400 million nonsurgical N95 masks available …
Jonathan Lemire / Politico:
How Biden's first year became a tale of two presidencies  —  One year ago, President Joe Biden stood in front of a U.S. Capitol that still bore the wounds of an insurrectionist siege, taking the oath of office at a time when the nation faced its greatest array of crises in nearly a century.
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Ben Gittleson / ABC News:
Biden's report card: 1 year in, accomplishments and stalled priorities
Politico:
GOP takes a potent but risky new path: Hitting Biden on Covid
Discussion: Washington Post and New York Times
Politico:
Biden's favorite columnists revolt  —  Welcome to POLITICO's West Wing Playbook, your guide to the people and power centers in the Biden administration.  With Allie Bice.  —  Even JENNIFER RUBIN thinks JOE BIDEN is in trouble.  —  “Biden needs a reset.  Here's how he can do it,” …
Discussion: Vanity Fair, The Hill and IJR
Ruth Marcus / Washington Post:
The curious case of the clerk and the racist texts  —  “Why is a prominent federal judge hiring a law clerk who said she hates Black people?” asked the headline on a column I wrote in October.  Now, the story has resurfaced, with a surprising, belated — and, in my view, ultimately unconvincing …
Discussion: The Daily Signal and Reason
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Vanessa Chalmers / New York Post:
Man's agonizing penis pain is found to be rare side effect of COVID  —  A man's agonizing penis pain was blamed on COVID infection, as docs warned of the rare side effect.  —  Writing in a medical journal, the Iranian team described how the virus led to blood clotting in the poor man's shaft.
Aadi Nair / Reuters:
Athletes warned against speaking up on human rights at Beijing Games  —  Athletes travelling to next month's Beijing Olympics were warned on Tuesday about speaking up on human rights issues while in China for their own safety by speakers at a seminar hosted by Human Rights Watch.
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Sarah Longwell / The Bulwark:
The Republican Parallel Universes Strategy  —  And how Democrats can break through it.  —  Shortly after the 2020 election I was chatting with a Republican strategist who'd done some work for several vulnerable-seeming GOP candidates who ultimately won their races, outperforming Donald Trump by several points.
New York Times:
André Leon Talley, Editor and Fashion Industry Force, Dies at 73  —  Called “a creative genius,” he was the rare Black editor at the top of a field that was mostly white and notoriously elitist.  —  André Leon Talley, the larger-than-life fashion editor who shattered …
The Dworkin Report:
Lev Parnas just explained how Rudy Giuliani acquired Russian disinformation for Trump  —  Scott and Grant interview Lev Parnas, a former political associate of President Trump and a close confidant to his lawyer Rudy Giuliani.  This is the first part of a special two-part interview with Lev Parnas …
New Lines Magazine:
The Big Business of Uyghur Genocide Denial  —  A monthslong investigation by New Lines can reveal that over the past five years almost $65 million has filtered through various entities connected with people who have defended the Chinese government and downplayed or denied documented human …
Katie Robertson / New York Times:
A.V. Club staff members lose their jobs after refusing a move to Los Angeles.  —  The staff of The A.V. Club, the Chicago-based pop culture website published by G/O Media, was given a choice: accept a relocation to Los Angeles or leave the publication with a severance package.
New York Times:
Why Trump and DeSantis Are Talking About Australia  —  For conservatives, the country has become a symbol of coronavirus “tyranny.”  —  For those who haven't been following the conversation on the right about Australia, Donald Trump's recent entry into the chat might have been a little baffling.
 
 
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