Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:10 AM ET, August 16, 2022

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
NBC News:
Trump's passports returned after Mar-a-Lago search, DOJ official says  —  Trump claims FBI seized his passports in Mar-a-Lago search  —  Passports belonging to Donald Trump have been returned to the former president after last week's FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago home, a Justice Department official told NBC News on Monday.
RELATED:
Hugo Lowell / The Guardian:
Justice Department asks not to disclose affidavit behind Mar-a-Lago search  —  Unsealing the document could reveal the scope of the inquiry against Donald Trump, whose team is rattled by recent events  —  The US justice department asked a judge Monday to keep sealed the affidavit that gave …
Wall Street Journal:
Merrick Garland Weighed Search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago for Weeks  —  Attorney general took signature deliberative approach to the move; Justice Department asks judge not to unseal affidavit that provided basis for search  —  FBI Seized Classified Documents in Trump Search, Inventory Shows
Julie Kelly / American Greatness:   It's Inevitable: Trump Will Be Indicted
Tucker Carlson / Fox News:
Tucker: No honest person could believe the Trump raid was a legitimate act of law enforcement
Rolling Stone:
Trump's Site Is Being Weaponized Against the FBI — and Their Families
Discussion: Insider
Dominick Mastrangelo / The Hill:
Laura Ingraham: Voters might say it's ‘time to turn the page’ on Trump
Torsten Ove / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Mercer County man charged with threats to kill FBI agents after Mar-a-Lago search
Andrew Feinberg / The Independent:
Trump's head-spinning excuses for Mar-a-Lago documents are already piling up. Insiders warn that's bad news for him
Jonathan Allen / NBC News:
Liz Cheney is the last stop on Trump's impeachment revenge tour.  But he is the key to her future.  —  Ahead of primary, Liz Cheney fights to save her House seat  —  JACKSON, Wyo. — Rep. Liz Cheney's supporters have mixed feelings about the brutal defeat likely heading …
RELATED:
ABC News:
In Alaska and Wyoming primaries, 2 Trump critics could meet different fates as Palin eyes a comeback
James M. Banner, Jr / The Bulwark:
Liz Cheney's Staunch Constitutionalism
Discussion: Reason, CNN and Vanity Fair
Tom Nichols / The Atlantic:   The New Era of Political Violence Is Here
New York Times:
Giuliani Is Told He Is a Target in Trump Election Inquiry in Georgia
Michael Schwirtz / New York Times:
Ukraine Live Updates: Blast Hits Russian Ammunition Depot in Crimea  —  The explosion came a week after blasts at a Russian air base on the peninsula destroyed several fighter jets.  A senior Ukrainian official said that an elite military unit was responsible for an attack on Tuesday that sent …
RELATED:
NBC News:
Trump's grip on GOP tightens as legal troubles mount  —  WASHINGTON — If it's Tuesday .... It's Primary Day in Alaska and Wyoming. ...  Ranked choice voting gets its latest test. ...  President Biden signs the Inflation Reduction Act into law. ...  The Justice Department asks a judge …
Discussion: Politico, The Hill and Uniic Media
RELATED:
John Ganz / Unpopular Front:
The Case for Going After Trump  —  Fuck It  —  Since the F.B.I. served a search warrant on Mar-a-Lago, there's been a bunch of arguments flying around that the Justice Department should not press an aggressive case against the former president.  These arguments are based on prudential reasons …
George T. Conway III / Washington Post:
Trump didn't take the cookies.  Nope.  Never.  Why ask?  —  You're looking for cookies?  There are no cookies here.  —  I don't have any cookies.  I don't even like cookies.  Won't eat them.  Never had one in my life.  —  Never even seen one.  Not once.  Ever.
New York Times:
Trump Executive Nears Plea Deal With Manhattan Prosecutors  —  Allen H. Weisselberg, who was charged with participating in a tax scheme, will not cooperate with the district attorney's investigation into Donald J. Trump.  —  Allen H. Weisselberg, a longtime top executive …
Washington Post:
Road to war: U.S. struggled to convince allies, and Zelensky, of risk of invasion  —  On a sunny October morning, the nation's top intelligence, military and diplomatic leaders filed into the Oval Office for an urgent meeting with President Biden.  They arrived bearing a highly classified …
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
David A. Fahrenthold / New York Times:
Prosecutors Struggle to Catch Up to a Tidal Wave of Pandemic Fraud  —  Investigators say there was so much fraud in federal covid-relief programs that — even after two years of work and hundreds of prosecutions — they're still just getting started.  —  In the midst of the pandemic …
Jacob Ogles / Florida Politics:
Video shows Val Demings' security pushing man to ground outside event … Jacob Ogles  —  Jacob Ogles has covered politics in Florida since 2000 for regional outlets including SRQ Magazine in Sarasota, The News-Press in Fort Myers and The Daily Commercial in Leesburg.
Isaac Arnsdorf / Washington Post:
Six drastic plans Trump is already promising for a second term  —  In recent speeches, the former president has begun specifying new policies he'd pursue if he returns to the White House, with an emphasis on crime, voting and shrinking the government  —  For the first time since leaving office …
Variety:
‘The Flash’ Star Ezra Miller Seeking Treatment for ‘Complex Mental Health Issues’ (EXCLUSIVE)  —  “The Flash” star Ezra Miller says they are seeking treatment for “complex mental health issues.”  —  In a statement provided to Variety by a representative of the actor, Miller broke their silence …
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
A Functional Congress?  Yes.  —  Congress is known for being dysfunctional.  Why hasn't it been over the past two years?  —  Describing Congress as dysfunctional seems unobjectionable, even clichéd.  I've done it myself this summer.  Yet as the current session enters its final months, the description feels off.
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
That red wave is looking more like a ripple.  Here's why.  —  Suddenly, the 2022 midterms are looking much better for Democrats, and there's a simple explanation: Donald Trump is back on the ballot, metaphorically speaking.  —  In the last few days, a historical anomaly has emerged …
Axios:
“Defund the FBI” complicates GOP's midterm messaging  —  Republicans used the “defund the police” slogan after George Floyd's murder to paint the Democratic Party as radical.  But since the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago, a growing number of GOP candidates and lawmakers are rallying around …
RELATED:
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:10 AM ET, August 16, 2022.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Mike Scarcella / Reuters:
Trump's Truth Social company ordered to turn over Devin Nunes information
Riley Beggin / Detroit News:
Democrat Scholten releases first TV ad in Michigan's 3rd District general election
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Another year, another high-profile voter-fraud summit goes bust
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Phelim Kine / Politico:
Xi Jinping's Saudi trip seeks to exploit Riyadh-Washington tensions
Jazmine Ulloa / New York Times:
In Alaska, Sarah Palin's Political Comeback Stirs Debate Among Voters
Aaron Sibarium / Washington Free Beacon:
UK Beats the US to Release of Latest Moderna Vaccine. It's a Pattern.
Discussion: GOV.UK, NPR, The Bulwark and New York Times
CNN:
$3 gas could be around the corner
Discussion: UPI and Political Wire
 Earlier Items: 
Rebecca Sun / The Hollywood Reporter:
Academy Apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather for Her Mistreatment At the 1973 Oscars (Exclusive)
Sam Thielman / FOREVER WARS:
Substack Retaliates Against FOREVER WARS Editor
Meduza.io:
Russian military command reportedly leaves Kherson after losing crucial bridges
Eriq Gardner / Puck:
Angelina Jolie v. Brad Pitt: The F.B.I. Lawsuit Revealed
Discussion: The Daily Wire and Mediaite
Marc Andreessen / Andreessen Horowitz:
Investing in Flow  —  Our nation has a housing crisis.  —  The demographic trends driving …
 

 
From Techmeme:

Gaby Del Valle / The Verge:
The US Senate reauthorizes FISA's Section 702; some communication service providers had threatened to stop cooperating with the US government in case of a lapse

Lauren Feiner / The Verge:
The House passes a TikTok divestiture bill with a longer sale deadline as part of a package of Ukraine/Israel aid bills, pressuring the Senate to vote on TikTok

Daniel Wiessner / Reuters:
Google scraps a 2019 policy requiring US suppliers and staffing firms to pay their employees $15 an hour and provide health insurance and other benefits

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
WeSmirch
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page