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CNN:
Feds seized documents from Mar-a-Lago in June with grand jury subpoena  —  The FBI search at Mar-a-Lago this week came months after federal investigators served an earlier grand jury subpoena and took away sensitive national security documents from former President Donald Trump's property during …
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New York Times:
Subpoena Preceded Search Warrant in Push to Retrieve Material From Trump  —  The Justice Department had sought the return of classified documents it believed might still be at Mar-a-Lago before it sent F.B.I. agents this week to look for them.  —  Former President Donald J. Trump received …
Asawin Suebsaeng / Rolling Stone:
With Feds Circling, Trump Asks Allies: Who's ‘Wearing a Wire’?  —  As the investigations heat up, the former president and his advisers are pointing fingers — and looking for “rats”  —  Donald Trump is worried he may have a rat — or multiple rats — in his midst.
Politico:
Trump world gripped with anger, fear and a host of conspiracies about the FBI search  —  A wave of concern and even paranoia is gripping parts of Trump world as federal investigators tighten their grip on the former president and his inner circle.  —  In the wake of news that the FBI agents executed …
Jon Allsop / Columbia Journalism Review:
The maddening coverage of the Mar-a-Lago search  —  “Garland vowed to depoliticize Justice.  Then the FBI raided Trump's safe.”  That was how the Washington Post chose to headline a story on Tuesday, one day after federal law enforcement searched Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence …
Guy Benson / Townhall:
New Details About the Mar-a-Lago Raid Are Truly Stunning, If True  —  Spencer wrote yesterday about a bombshell Newsweek report, several elements of which I'm really struggling to believe.  The piece quotes unnamed law enforcement sources allegedly familiar with Monday's events in South Florida.
John Solomon / Just The News:
Questions grow about Trump raid after revelation of grand jury subpoena, extensive cooperation
Discussion: b'Raw Story and RedState
Wall Street Journal:
FBI Quest for Trump Documents Started With Breezy Chats, Tour of a Crowded Closet
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WPMI:
Mobile News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News  —  WPMI NBC 15 provides local news, weather forecasts, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and entertainment programming for Mobile and nearby towns and communities in the Mobile Bay area including, in Alabama: Mobile …
Miles Montgomery / WGCL-TV:
Sen. Lindsey Graham a no-show at scheduled Fulton County court appearance  —  ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46/AP) - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham did not show up to his scheduled appearance on Wednesday at the Fulton County courthouse.  —  Graham was subpoenaed to testify to a special grand jury that's …
PennLive:
FBI delivers subpoenas to several Pa. Republican lawmakers: sources say  —  1,070 … - Meadows' former aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified to the House Select Committee that Perry was among a small group of people who talked with Meadows about a potential appearance by Trump at the Capitol following …
Gretchen Morgenson / NBC News:
An unusual deal gave Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin $8.5 million in stock.  He paid $0 in tax on it.  —  In January 2020, Glenn Youngkin, now the Republican governor of Virginia, got some welcome news.  A complex corporate transaction had gone through at the Carlyle Group …
New York Times:
Trump Hires ‘Billion Dollar Lawyer’  —  As top allies of Donald J. Trump are called to testify in Atlanta, he hires a high-profile local attorney best known for representing rappers.  —  ATLANTA — Amid a deepening swirl of federal and state investigations, former President Donald J. Trump …
John F. Harris / Politico:
Why Wait?  Here's Liz Cheney's Concession Speech in Advance  —  Liz Cheney is facing an awkward challenge.  A few days from now, she will deliver the most consequential speech of her career to date.  The polls indicate it will almost certainly be a concession speech.
Victor Davis Hanson / American Greatness:
FBI, R.I.P.?  —  The agency has become dangerous to Americans and an existential threat to their democracy and rule of law.  —  The FBI is dissolving before our eyes into a rogue security service akin to those in Eastern Europe during the Cold War.  —  Take the FBI's deliberately asymmetrical application of the law.
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Kyle Shideler / American Greatness:
For the Rule of Law to Reign, the Bureau Must Be Destroyed
Discussion: Ace of Spades HQ
Ruy Teixeira / The Liberal Patriot:
Hispanic Voters Are Normie Voters  —  Time for Woke Democrats to Wake Up  —  Democrats are having a great deal of trouble holding on to Hispanic voters.  In 2020, running against Donald Trump for a second time, in the midst of a COVID/economic crisis and after the George Floyd summer of …
Twitter:
Our approach to the 2022 US midterms  —  Twitter is the place to find real-time, reliable information about the 2022 midterms - whether you're looking for breaking news from reporters, information on voting, or policy positions from candidates.  We aim to enable healthy civic conversation on Twitter …
Mike Hixenbaugh / NBC News:
A mom's campaign to ban library books divided a Texas town — and her own family  —  Weston Brown had given up challenging his mother's anti-LGBTQ beliefs.  But that was before she started coming after library books. … GRANBURY, Texas — Weston Brown was scrolling through Twitter last month …
Campbell Robertson / New York Times:
‘Everybody Is Armed’: As Shootings Soar, Philadelphia Is Awash in Guns  —  More than 1,400 people have been shot this year in Philadelphia, hundreds of them fatally — a higher toll than in much larger New York or Los Angeles.  —  PHILADELPHIA — The 300th killing of the year took the life of Lameer Boyd …
Shannon Najmabadi / The Colorado Sun:
Rural Colorado school administrators investigated sexting between students.  Now they're charged in a child porn case.  —  BRUSH — The person who decided “Homegrown Happiness!” should be the tagline for this Eastern Plains town may have had someone like Bradley Bass in mind.
Mika Rantanen / Nature:
The Arctic has warmed nearly four times faster than the globe since 1979  —  orcid.org/0000-0002-6902-9974 2, - Kalle Nordling 1,3, - Otto Hyvärinen 1, - Kimmo Ruosteenoja 1, - Timo Vihma  —  3, Article number: 168 (2022) Cite this article  —  Abstract
Discussion: CNN, The Hill and NPR
Isabella Simonetti / New York Times:
Gas Prices in the U.S. Fall Below $4 a Gallon  —  After peaking in mid-June, they have tracked a global decline in oil prices and are back where they were in March.  —  Gas prices in the United States fell below $4 a gallon on Thursday, retreating to their lowest level since March …
Federal Trade Commission:
FTC Explores Rules Cracking Down on Commercial Surveillance and Lax Data Security Practices  —  Agency Seeks Public Comment on Harms from Business of Collecting, Analyzing, and Monetizing Information About People  —  Tags: - Consumer Protection - Bureau of Consumer Protection - Big Data …
Philip Klein / National Review:
FBI Has Reestablished Trump as the Alpha Dog in the Republican Party  —  Who could be in a better position to capitalize on outrage over the FBI searching Trump's home than Trump himself?  —  McLaughlin: How to Prosecute Donald Trump  —  Williamson: Do We Believe Our Own Dogma?  —  POLITICS & POLICY
Discussion: IJR
Manuel Roig-Franzia / Washington Post:
A grim milestone: 10 years since Austin Tice's abduction in Syria  —  The freelance journalist's parents still push hard for the U.S. government to find a way to bring their son home  —  Debra and Marc Tice wanted some joy.  So they got a piñata.  She baked a special birthday cake.
Ryan King / Washington Examiner:
Departing Whole Foods CEO frets that “socialists are taking over”  —  Outgoing Whole Foods CEO John Mackey raised concerns that “ socialists are taking over” key institutions across the country.  —  Describing himself as a “capitalist at heart,” Mackey lamented that rights such as the right …
 
 
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