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2:25 PM ET, June 7, 2022


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Washington Post:
Trump call Jan. 6 to ‘walk down to the Capitol’ prompted Secret Service scramble  —  Agency's actions are part of Jan. 6 committee probe into Trump's role in inciting the violent attack  —  Shortly before pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Secret Service agents scrambled …
Discussion: Politico, Insider and Raw Story
Washington Post:
Fake Trump electors in Ga. told to shroud plans in ‘secrecy,’ email shows  —  The message informed those involved in the plan that they were not allowed to disclose their intentions, even to State Capitol security  —  A staffer for Donald Trump's presidential campaign instructed Republicans planning …
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
Opinion Don't give up on Merrick Garland quite yet  —  Critics have pilloried Merrick Garland for what they perceive as slowness or even disinclination in prosecuting defeated former president Donald Trump and his cronies for the attempted coup culminating in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Ed Mazza / HuffPost:
Fox News Gives Up On News; Won't Air ‘Grotesque’ Jan. 6 Hearings Live  —  The right-wing network will stick with its usual prime time lineup, including conspiracy theorist Tucker Carlson.  —  Fox News is throwing in the towel on news coverage.  —  The company announced …
New York Times:
Jan. 6 Hearings Give Democrats a Chance to Recast Midterm Message  —  With their majority at stake, Democrats plan to use the six high-profile hearings to refocus voters' attention on Republicans' role in the attack.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
Trump on Trial: A Guide to the January 6 Hearings and the Question of Criminality
Catherine Watters / Fox News:
Discussion: Bloomberg, USA Today and Mediaite
Betsy Woodruff Swan / Politico:
Jan. 6 committee interviews head of Trump's Secret Service detail on day of Capitol attack
Discussion: Forbes, POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
New York Times:
AOC Backs Challenge to Sean Maloney, Who Also Leads Democrats' Campaign Strategy  —  Primary contests are taking place in New Jersey, California, New Mexico, Mississippi, Iowa, South Dakota, Montana.  —  Primary voters in seven states, including California and New Jersey …
Discussion: Insider
Tana Ganeva / Substance:
It takes 59 seconds to look up crime stats—why don't reporters do it?  —  If you look at actual numbers, Boudin has done a great job.  —  Today's New York Times write-up of the California midterms explains that the recall campaign against Chesa Boudin has tapped into middle class fears about rising crime.
Ashley Carman / Bloomberg:
Kara Swisher Leaves the New York Times to Return to Vox Media  —  Kara Swisher, the prominent tech reporter, commentator and Recode co-founder, is leaving her role as columnist and podcaster at the New York Times to return to Vox Media.  —  Swisher will host a new interview show …
Department of Homeland Security:
National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin - June 7, 2022  —  View as PDF: National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin - June 07, 2022 09:00 am (pdf, 1 page, 295.54 KB)  —  Summary of Terrorism Threat to the United States  —  The United States remains in a heightened threat environment …
Luke Barr / ABC News:
DHS warns of domestic violent extremists who praise Uvalde shooting
Discussion: Daily Kos and Raw Story
Nicole Sganga / CBS News:
DHS terror threat bulletin warns online forums are encouraging copycat Uvalde attacks
Discussion: The Hill
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Scoop: CNN evaluating partisan talent  —  CNN's new boss Chris Licht is evaluating whether personalities and programming that grew polarizing during the Trump era can adapt to the network's new priority to be less partisan. … - For on-air talent, that includes engaging in respectful interviews that don't feel like PR stunts.
Emily Ngo / Spectrum News NY1:
Exclusive Spectrum News NY1/Siena College poll finds New Yorkers are pessimistic about city's future and its mayor  —  The view of life in New York City is bleak, according to a Siena College poll of city residents conducted exclusively for Spectrum News NY1.  —  What You Need To Know
Siena College Research Institute:
Big Apple Is Sour on the Job Mayor Adams Is Doing; Only 29% Rate His Job Performance Positively; But 53% Like His Style
Discussion: Insider and New York Post
Manuel Roig-Franzia / Washington Post:
During Watergate, John Mitchell Left His Wife.  She Called Bob Woodward.  —  ‘Please nail him’: The untold story of how Martha Mitchell took revenge against her husband  —  There was no mistaking the voice on the other end of the phone line.  That twangy timbre.  Brash and sass.  Undiluted Arkansas Delta.
Discussion: Political Wire
Rachel Pannett / Washington Post:
The world's largest four-day workweek pilot just launched in the U.K.  —  Thousands of workers in Britain had another reason to celebrate after returning from a long weekend to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee.  They're participating in the world's biggest trial of the four-day workweek …
Discussion: CBS News
Catherine Rampell / Washington Post:
Opinion We already achieved ‘energy independence.’ What good did it do us?
Discussion: Fox News
Andrew Jeong / Washington Post:
Kyiv asks for more rocket systems as Kremlin warns of potential strikes in Russia  —  Ukraine said it needs 60 multiple-launch rocket systems to have a chance at defeating Russia, indicating that the number of such weapons pledged by the West so far may not be enough.
Matthew Kassel / Jewish Insider:
The evolution of Blake Masters … Blake Masters, an author and venture capitalist now seeking the Republican nomination in Arizona's high-profile Senate race, has cast himself as an outspoken immigration hawk who frequently inveighs against the dangers of “open borders” amid an influx of …
Discussion: CrowdWisdom360 and Mediaite
Steve Benen / MSNBC:
Trump-backed Senate hopeful pushes racist line on gun violence
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Axios Sneak Peek … 🌸 Situational awareness: Former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) will open a gun violence memorial on the National Mall tomorrow at 10am ET — her first public appearance since the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting. … 🌎 Breaking: President Biden will unveil …
Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
‘Bless her heart.’ Kemp ad slams Abrams for ‘worst state in the country’ remark  —  Almost as soon as Stacey Abrams called Georgia the “worst state in the country to live,” the Democrat's campaign expected the remark to be the center of new GOP attacks.  Gov. Brian Kemp's first TV ad of the general election cycle does exactly that.
Discussion: The Hill and Fox News
First on CNN: House Democrats investigating whether foreign gifts to Trump went missing  —  Washington (CNN)House Democrats are investigating former President Donald Trump's “apparent failure to account for gifts from foreign government officials while in office” after learning there may be thousands …
Marcus Weisgerber / Defense One:
Raytheon Technologies to Move HQ from Massachusetts to Northern Virginia  —  The move means the five largest defense contractors will all call the D.C. region home.  —  Raytheon Technologies will move its headquarters from Boston's suburbs to Washington, D.C.'s this fall …
Bari Weiss / Common Sense:
The Washington Post's Descent Into Middle School Antics  —  And why we're building something new.  —  Let me tell you a story about the middle-school antics currently playing out at a once-great newspaper.  It goes a long way toward explaining why we started Common Sense and why we think it's so essential.
Steven Ertelt /
Abortion Activists Firebomb Pro-Life Pregnancy Center, Third Bombing in Weeks  —  Radical abortion activists who firebombed the office of a pro-life groups in Wisconsin and Oregon and who have vandalized over a dozen churches and pregnancy centers have struck again.
Discussion: RedState, Townhall and NOQ Report
Washington Free Beacon:
How the Left Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Domestic Terrorism  —  On the cusp of nonstop, around-the-clock (primetime!) coverage of the Jan. 6 committee hearings, a couple of domestic terrorists are actually getting their day in court, and it is informative to see how Merrick Garland's Justice Department …
Discussion: Ace of Spades HQ
Kaley Johnson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
AZ man spent 17 days in jail for crime he didn't commit.  He blames American Airlines  —  A man's life was changed after he spent 17 days in a New Mexico jail because American Airlines wrongfully accused and identified him to police as a shoplifter at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.
Ronald Brownstein / CNN:
California is about to experience a political earthquake.  Here's why  —  (CNN)An earthquake is building in Tuesday's California elections that could rattle the political landscape from coast to coast.  —  In Los Angeles and San Francisco, two of the nation's most liberal large cities …
Jim Geraghty / National Review:
The President Needs to Stop Complaining  —  On the menu today: President Biden whines to aides that “everything landed on his desk but locusts,” and “if it's not one thing, it's another.”  It's a shame no one informed Joe Biden that the job of the president is difficult, and he would be expected to address multiple problems at once.
Erik Dahl / Just Security:
January 6th Intelligence Failure Timeline  —  Introduction to the Timeline  —  This timeline presents a detailed listing of intelligence reports and other warnings that were available prior to the attack on the Capitol of January 6, 2021.  Because this timeline is based solely on public …
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U.S. Senator for Georgia Jon Ossoff:
Menu  —  American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot to death while reporting in the West Bank on May 11, 2022
Discussion: The Hill
Mike Lux / American Family Voices:
Winning Back The Factory Towns That Made Trumpism Possible
Discussion: Washington Post
The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Pat Toomey, again negotiating a gun deal, says senators are ‘closer’ than after Sandy Hook
Jason Furman / Wall Street Journal:
The U.S. and Europe Have Different Inflation Problems
Tom Joyce / Washington Examiner:
Corporate welfare, not woke tweets, is the problem with taxpayer-funded stadiums
Discussion: Politico
Washington Examiner:
Ilya Shapiro outclasses Georgetown Law
Discussion: Washington Free Beacon and Insider
Jennifer Bendery / HuffPost:
Jill Biden Kicks Off Pride Month By Hailing Nancy Reagan, For Some Reason
Discussion: Associated Press
 Earlier Items: 
Michelle Jamrisko / Bloomberg:
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Discussion: Fortune
Mark Hemingway / RealClearInvestigations:
Team Zuckerberg Masks the Heavily Pro-Democrat Tilt of 2020 Election ‘Zuck Bucks,’ Study Finds
Punchbowl News:
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Discussion: The Daily Caller
Travis Fain / WRAL-TV:
NC's lieutenant governor: ‘We are called to be led by men,’ not women
Discussion: HuffPost
Tucker Carlson / Fox News:
Peter Navarro's arrest is a huge step toward the politics of the third world
Discussion: RADAR
David Horowitz / Front Page Magazine:
The Progressive Left's Latest Shining Star
Lawrence Richard / Fox News:
US Supreme Court declines to hear McCloskeys' law license case