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4:25 PM ET, June 22, 2022

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Washington Post:
Justice Dept. expands Jan. 6 probe with fresh subpoenas  —  Prosecutors appear focused on how political activists supporting Donald Trump tried to use invalid electors to thwart Joe Biden's 2020 victory.  —  The Justice Department's investigation of the Jan. 6 attack ratcheted up Wednesday …
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Ron Johnson's spin about Trump's fake electors scheme is a bad joke
Washington Post:
Trump's pressure drew violence, threats to local officials, committee shows
Marc Caputo / NBC News:
Andrew Gillum, DeSantis' 2018 opponent, indicted for wire fraud, false statements  —  Once a rising Democratic star in Florida, Gillum and his mentor are accused of fraudulent fundraising.  He says he's innocent.  —  Andrew Gillum indicted for wire fraud, lying to FBI
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U.S. Department of Justice:
Former Tallahassee Mayor And Gubernatorial Candidate And Associate Charged With Conspiracy, Wire Fraud, And Making False Statements  —  TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA - A federal grand jury has returned a twenty-one count indictment against Andrew Demetric Gillum, 42, and Sharon Janet Lettman-Hicks, 53, both of Tallahassee, Florida.
Miami Herald:
He almost beat DeSantis to be Florida's governor. Now Andrew Gillum is indicted
Discussion: Just The News
Politico:
Jan. 6 panel revises hearing schedule, citing new evidence  —  Rep. Bennie Thompson, chair of the Jan. 6 select committee, said Wednesday that significant new streams of evidence have necessitated a change to the panel's hearing schedule, including the potential for additional hearings.
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Washington Post:
Lawmakers on Jan. 6 committee ramp up their security as threats increase  —  In the past 24 hours, there has been an uptick in the number of violent threats against lawmakers on the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, and all lawmakers …
Gary Fineout / Politico:
2024 intrigue: DeSantis declines to ask Trump for reelection endorsement  —  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has plenty of advantages ahead of his November reelection.  More than $100 million in the bank.  A growing statewide Republican voter advantage.
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Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
More troubling signs for Trump 2024
Discussion: The Hill, Fox News and RedState
Zogby Analytics:
The Zogby Poll®: Trump remains in control of the Republican presidential nomination; Pence making his move! If Trump bows out it is between Pence and DeSantis
Discussion: Townhall and Washington Examiner
Brock Colyar / The Cut:
They, Then and Now … If you met me, you'd probably ask what pronouns I use.  You'd ask me because my gender identity is not that clear — to you, at least.  I wear light makeup and paint my nails and, depending on the occasion, might be in a slip dress with a kitten heel.
Matt Gertz / Media Matters for America:
Trump blows up Fox's January 6 select committee talking point  —  Donald Trump inadvertently demolished a talking point Fox News had used to try to defuse the impact of the January 6 select committee hearings when he acknowledged on Wednesday that it was House Republicans, and not Democrats …
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mailchi.mp:
Media Winners & Losers
Discussion: Mediaite
New York Times:
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall Are Said to Be Divorcing  —  The media mogul's fourth divorce is unlikely to change the ownership structure of Mr. Murdoch's empire, but it could reverberate through companies such as Fox News and The Wall Street Journal.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
Jennifer Maloney / Wall Street Journal:
FDA to Order Juul E-Cigarettes off U.S. Market  —  U.S. health officials are poised to reject Juul's application after two-year review  —  The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to order Juul Labs Inc. to take its e-cigarettes off the U.S. market, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Elizabeth Nolan Brown / Reason:
Mandating Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Could Make Smoking More Dangerous
Discussion: NPR, Axios, Poynter and The Daily Wire
New York Times:
Semafor Readies Entry Into Tricky Digital News Market  —  The news start-up Semafor has raised $25 million from wealthy individuals, with a goal of cultivating direct relationships between its journalists and its audience.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
New York Times:
Biden Will Push Congress for a Three-Month Gas Tax Holiday  —  Vulnerable Democrats have championed the move ahead of midterm elections, but experts remain skeptical that suspending the federal tax would benefit consumers much.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
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ABC News:
Democrat Joe Manchin signals he won't support Biden's call for a gas tax holiday
The White House:
FACT SHEET: President Biden Calls for a Three-Month Federal Gas Tax Holiday
Nobel House / GOV.UK:
Poliovirus detected in sewage from North and East London  —  Investigation underway to protect public, who are urged to ensure polio vaccines are up to date, especially parents of young children who may have missed an immunisation opportunity.  —  The UK Heath Security Agency (UKHSA) …
Adam Shaw / Fox News:
Cornyn's office denies bipartisan immigration bill in the works amid conservative uproar  —  Cornyn's office said comments made to Democratic senators were a joke  —  Sen. Cornyn explains bipartisan gun bill  —  Sen. John Cornyn's, R-Texas, office on Wednesday denied that a bipartisan immigration bill …
Discussion: Politico, Breitbart, RedState and Townhall
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Tyler Olson / Fox News:
Scalise to whip House Republicans against Senate gun bill
Discussion: RedState and The Hill
Anders Hagstrom / Fox News:
Republican Sen. Cramer suffers ‘serious’ hand injury, may need amputation  —  Republican Sen. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota says he is ‘alert and in good spirits’  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for June 22  —  Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, suffered a “serious” hand injury and may need to undergo …
Ken Klippenstein / The Intercept:
Intel Report Warned Abraham Accords Would Fuel Violence … In 2020, as then-President Donald Trump was busy touting the newly signed Abraham Accords as a historic peace agreement in the Middle East, his own Department of Homeland Security was warning that the agreement, far from ushering in peace …
Jeff Sharlet / Vanity Fair:
January 6 Was Only the Beginning  —  To Trump's true believers, the insurrection was an act of faith, Ashli Babbitt is a martyr, and white is not only a race, but a spiritual state.  —  “Although no one believed in civil war, the air reeked of it...”  —Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams, recalling 1860
Discussion: Raw Story
Jonathan Franklin / NPR:
A racist Juneteenth sign at a Maine insurance agency sparks backlash online  —  Residents in the town of Millinocket, Maine, say they are outraged and disappointed after a local insurance agency displayed a racist sign remarking on the Juneteenth holiday.  —  “Juneteenth ~it's whatever... We're closed.
Scott Schwebke / Daily News:
Gascon policy blamed for man's release from life prison term before arrest in killing of Pacoima transient  —  A man arrested in the slaying of a transient in Pacoima was released from prison last year after serving just eight years of a life sentence for a double murder because District …
Washington Post:
Daniel Snyder conducted ‘shadow investigation’ of accusers, panel finds  —  Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder and members of his legal team conducted a “shadow investigation” and compiled a “dossier” targeting former team employees, their attorneys and journalists in an attempt …
Joseph Zeballos-Roig / Insider:
Joe Manchin signals he's open to extend Obamacare aid — but seeks to restrict richer families from qualifying  — Manchin signaled he could get onboard extending Obamacare aid past the end of this year.  — But he appears to want to renew it with some strings attached.
A.G. Gancarski / Florida Politics:
Lincoln Project ad depicts Donald Trump ‘big lie’ as ‘cash grab’ … A.G. Gancarski  —  A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014.  He is based in Northeast Florida.  He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski
Discussion: The Lincoln Project
CNN:
More than 1,000 people killed after magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits eastern Afghanistan  —  (CNN)Afghanistan was rocked by its deadliest earthquake in decades on Wednesday when a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the country's east, killing more than 1,000 people and wounding many more, according to a regional official.
Robert Gehrke / Salt Lake Tribune:
Sen. Mike Lee and Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers share their LDS faith, but not values  —  Under intense pressure, Bowers would not cave to an unconstitutional scheme Utah Sen. Mike Lee helped concoct and promote.  —  Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers believes the U.S. Constitution is inspired by God.
 
 
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Don Lee / Los Angeles Times:
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Jasmine Geonzon / Media Matters for America:
After years of amplifying threats against abortion clinics, Fox News suddenly decries violence after attacks on crisis pregnancy centers
Discussion: Fox News
 Earlier Items: 
Nicholas Fandos / New York Times:
Could New York City Lose Its Last Remaining Jewish Congressman?
Discussion: The Forward and Twitchy
Isha Trivedi / Chronicle of Higher Education:
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Bill Dudley / Bloomberg:
The US Economy Is Headed for a Hard Landing
Discussion: Telegraph, Breitbart and The RL Report
Karsten Harrison / The Lion:
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Discussion: Big League Politics
Mark Joseph Stern / Slate:
The Supreme Court Just Forced Maine to Fund Religious Education. It Won't Stop There.
Cathy Young / The Bulwark:
About That ‘National Conservatism’ Statement
David M. Drucker / Washington Examiner:
Mo Brooks concession speech angry and bitter after Alabama Senate GOP runoff loss