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11:20 AM ET, August 12, 2022

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Mark Mazzetti / New York Times:
The Poisoned Relationship Between Trump and the Keepers of U.S. Secrets  —  The F.B.I. search of Mar-a-Lago is a coda to the years of tumult between an erratic president and the nation's intelligence and law enforcement agencies.  —  WASHINGTON— After four years of President Donald J. Trump's raging …
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Washington Post:
FBI searched Trump's home to look for nuclear documents and other items, sources say  —  Attorney General Merrick Garland wouldn't discuss the search but said he personally signed off on asking a judge to approve it  —  Classified documents relating to nuclear weapons were among …
Zoë Richards / NBC News:
Trump denies report that FBI sought nuclear documents during Mar-a-Lago search  —  Former President Donald Trump Friday denied a report from the Washington Post that said FBI agents were looking for classified documents related to nuclear weapons, among other items, when they searched his Mar-a-Lago home earlier this week.
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Clock ticks down on Mar-a-Lago warrant reveal
Discussion: Breitbart, b'Raw Story and RedState
NBC News:
Trump allies say he declassified Mar-a-Lago documents. Experts say it's unclear if that will hold up.
New York Times:
Trump received a subpoena from the Justice Department ahead of the F.B.I.'s Mar-a-Lago search.
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Race for Congress tightens  —  The race is closer due to shifts in enthusiasm on both sides and on the issues  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for August 11  —  Republicans are more enthusiastic than Democrats about voting in the November election, but the spread has narrowed …
Discussion: Opinion Today and Political Wire
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Amy Walter / Cook Political Report:
Summer Breeze  —  If last summer's theme song for Democrats was “Cruel Summer,” this summer should be “Summer Breeze.”  By the end of the summer of 2021, the resurgence of COVID (and subsequent scramble for testing and inconsistent advice from government agencies), the chaotic withdrawal …
Project On Government Oversight:
DHS Watchdog Nixed Alert to Congress About Purged January 6 Texts, New Docs Show  —  Inspector general's top aides embroiled in prior controversy  —  On April 1, attorneys working in the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General approved five detailed paragraphs of language …
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Lisa Rein / Washington Post:
Under fire, Homeland Security watchdog delays probe — with GOP help
Discussion: GovExec.com
CNN:
An armed suspect who tried to enter the FBI's Cincinnati office is dead after standoff with authorities, officials say  —  A law enforcement standoff with a man who attempted to breach the FBI's field office in Cincinnati on Thursday has ended with the suspect dead, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
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New York Times:
Man suspected of trying to breach the F.B.I.'s Cincinnati office may have Jan. 6 ties.
Ali Vitali / Politico:
Elizabeth Warren and the ‘Electability Question’  —  “What a night!”  Elizabeth Warren said.  —  It was past 3 a.m. on Iowa Caucus Night and we were barreling through the air from DesMoines to Manchester.  At the back of the plane, the press corps was exhausted, contorted into resting positions …
Matt Lewis / The Daily Beast:
I'm a Conservative, and I Don't Know What the GOP Stands For  —  Free markets?  Nope.  Limited government.  Uh-uh.  Strong foreign policy?  No, America first.  Rule of law?  LOL.  —  August 11, 2022 … You've got to stand for something, or you'll fall for anything …
Discussion: b'Raw Story and Fox News
JONATHAN TURLEY:
Twitter Permanently Bans Paul Sperry After Posting on the Mar-A-Lago Raid  —  Twitter continued to crackdown on dissenting political views this week with the permanent suspension of columnist and commentator Paul Sperry.  The suspension came down after Sperry allegedly tweeted about the FBI's raid on Mar-a-Lago.
Discussion: HotAir
William Vaillancourt / The Daily Beast:
Fox News Airs Doctored Photo of Trump Raid Judge With Ghislaine Maxwell  —  FABRICATED  —  During Thursday's broadcast of Tucker Carlson Tonight, fill-in host Brian Kilmeade mentioned the Florida judge who approved the search warrant used by the FBI to raid Mar-a-Lago on Monday …
Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
Biden senior advisor Anita Dunn has to divest investment portfolio worth between $16.8 million and $48.2 million to avoid conflicts  — The almost 20 listed clients once represented by Biden aide Anita Dunn include AT&T, Micron, American Clean Power Association, Lyft, Pivotal Ventures, Pfizer, Salesforce and Reddit.
Paul Sacca / TheBlaze:
Brett Kavanaugh assassination suspect said he was a ‘sissy slave’ and ‘trans gamer girl’ named ‘Sophie’ in online posts, asked how to ‘take out’ high-value targets: Report  —  Like Blaze News?  Get the news that matters most delivered directly to your inbox.
Discussion: RedState and Fox News
Josh Hammer / Newsweek:
American Stasi  —  , NEWSWEEK OPINION EDITOR AND HOST, “THE JOSH HAMMER SHOW”  —  Monday's shocking images of police sirens blaring outside Mar-a-Lago, former President Donald Trump's magnificent Palm Beach, Florida estate, will not soon be forgotten.  —  Much has already been said and written …
Henry Fountain / New York Times:
Arctic Warming Is Happening Faster Than Described, Analysis Shows  —  The warming at the top of the globe, a sign of climate change, is happening much faster than previously described compared with the global average, scientists said Thursday.  —  The rapid warming of the Arctic …
Discussion: Grist, CNN and Financial Times
All:
How Gov. Greg Abbott Texas-Sized a Crisis for NYC Mayor Eric Adams  —  New York City was not a destination when the Texas governor began busing asylum-seekers east.  That changed after Adams launched his war of words against Abbott, who's now sending hundreds to the Big Apple — and scoring a political win.
Discussion: New York Post and Politico
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Jonathan Allen / NBC News:
Trump National Security Adviser to meet with Jan. 6 committee
Discussion: b'Raw Story
 
 
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Bloomberg:
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Mark Leibovich / The Atlantic:
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Discussion: Vox, RedState and Jonathan's Newsletter
Associated Press:
Kansas abortion vote shows limits of GOP's strength
Discussion: Jacobin
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Alex Berenson / Unreported Truths:
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Emily Cochrane / New York Times:
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Florida bans Medicaid from covering gender-affirming treatments
Associated Press:
Over $2B announced for roads, bridges, bike lanes across US
Politico:
The White House's least favorite Twitter account
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Ashton Pittman / Mississippi Free Press:
Mailing Abortion Pills Punishable By Five Years in Prison, Mississippi AG Argues
Benjamin Ryan / Washington Post:
Gay men can fight monkeypox ourselves — by changing how we have sex
James Kirchick / Tablet Magazine:
The Sanctification of George Soros
Rachel Weiner / Washington Post:
Ex-Va. police officer gets more than 7 years for role in Jan. 6 riot
CNN:
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