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7:30 PM ET, August 17, 2022

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New York Times:
Plea Deal Requires Weisselberg to Testify at Trump Organization Trial  —  The chief financial officer of the former president's business is expected to admit to 15 felonies on Thursday and to take the stand at the company's trial.  —  Allen H. Weisselberg, who for decades was one of Donald J. Trump's …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
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Molly Crane-Newman / New York Daily News:
Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg will testify against company as part of plea deal: source  —  The Trump Organization's longtime chief financial officer will admit to conspiring with the Trump Organization and Trump Payroll Corporation in a 15-year tax fraud scheme while head …
Discussion: Fox News, Insider and Mediaite
Victoria Bekiempis / Rolling Stone:
Trump's CFO Allen Weisselberg Will Implicate Trump Companies in Guilty Plea  —  The Trump Organization's money man has agreed that, if called, he'll testify against Trump's companies  —  Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization's finance chief, will say in Manhattan court Thursday …
Jonathan V. Last / The Triad:
The Anti-Anti-Trump Theory of Liz Cheney's Loss  —  Playing make-believe in order to avoid hard choices.  —  1. A Is A  —  I don't have much to add to Charlie's excellent write-up of Liz Cheney's defeat last night.  But I do want to talk a little bit about a class of conservatives/Republicans who are intent on playing make-believe.
Discussion: NBC News
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Shane Goldmacher / New York Times:
What Liz Cheney's Lopsided Loss Says About the State of the G.O.P.  —  She hoped Jan. 6 would be a turning point for Republicans.  And while it did prove to be a dividing line, it was those who crossed Donald J. Trump who have faced electoral consequences.  —  Representative Liz Cheney's martyr …
Ronald Brownstein / The Atlantic:
Liz Cheney Already Has a 2024 Strategy  —  The defiant speech from Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming after her defeat in yesterday's Republican primary could be reduced to a single message: This is round one.  —  Cheney didn't specify how, or where, she intends to continue her struggle …
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
Why Liz Cheney's defeat will help this Massachusetts Democrat  —  FALL RIVER, Mass. — The Trumpian domination of the Republican Party reflected in Liz Cheney's landslide defeat in Wyoming on Tuesday is about more than one brave dissenter.  It promises to destroy the last vestiges …
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Scoop: Liz Cheney's next move
Katherine Fung / Newsweek:
Read Liz Cheney's Concession Speech as Congresswoman Ousted in Wyoming
Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
Liz Cheney's historic margin of defeat
Discussion: CNN and Outside the Beltway
Charlie Sykes / MSNBC:
Liz Cheney loses in Wyoming — but what she gains may end up more valuable
New York Times:
Pence Calls on Republicans to Stop Assailing the F.B.I. After Mar-a-Lago Search  —  Former Vice President Mike Pence also said he would consider talking to the Jan. 6 committee if he were “summoned to testify.”  —  WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday called on Republicans …
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Washington Post:
Trump rakes in millions off FBI search at Mar-a-Lago
Betsy Klein / CNN:
Biden ‘rejects’ defunding the FBI amid calls from some Republicans
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Twitchy
CREW:
Secret Service held onto Pelosi threat until after insurrection … The Secret Service knew of a threat to Nancy Pelosi on January 6th days before the insurrection, but did not pass it along until hours after the Capitol had been breached, according to Secret Service emails obtained by CREW.
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Natalie Musumeci / Insider:
Matt Gaetz's Republican primary opponent suggests he is the possible FBI Mar-a-Lago informant in new attack ad  — Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz's GOP opponent Mark Lombardo suggested in an ad that Gaetz is the possible Mar-a-Lago informant.  — The attack ad suggests that Gaetz had something …
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Wall Street Journal:
WWE's Board Finds Vince McMahon Paid $5 Million to Donald Trump's Charity  —  CEO's contributions to Trump foundation coincided with real-estate developer's appearances at a WrestleMania event and on ‘WWE Raw’  —  Contributions totaling $5 million to Donald Trump's charity in 2007 and 2009 …
Tamar Hallerman / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Breaking: Kemp blasts Fulton DA's office for playing politics as he fights subpoena  —  Governor says previously-scheduled testimony was abruptly cancelled by prosecutors  —  A long-simmering clash between two branches of Georgia government exploded into public view on Wednesday …
Discussion: CNN and Raw Story
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Tierney Sneed / CNN:
Colorado judge says Jenna Ellis must appear before 2020 election scheme grand jury probe
Benjamin Ryan / NBC News:
Sex between men, not skin contact, is fueling monkeypox, new research suggests  —  Since the outset of the global monkeypox outbreak in May, public health and infectious disease experts have told the public that the virus is largely transmitting through skin-to-skin contact, in particular during sex between men.
Charles Franklin / Marquette Law School Poll:
New Marquette Law School Wisconsin survey finds Barnes with 7-point lead over Johnson in U.S. Senate race, Evers ahead of Michels by 2 points in the race for governor, and Biden approval rating unchanged  —  MILWAUKEE - A new Marquette Law School Poll survey of Wisconsin finds a close race …
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Bill Glauber / Journal Sentinel:
Marquette poll shows Mandela Barnes with 7-point lead over U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson; Gov. Tony Evers in close race with GOP's Tim Michels
Discussion: NBC News, Raw Story and Common Dreams
John Light / Talking Points Memo:
The Christian Right Plots How To Avenge The FBI Raid  —  The anointed one is besieged, and themes of war abound.  —  Right-wing Christian media kicked into high gear in the days following the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago, coalescing around a defense of former President Donald Trump based …
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Sharon LaFraniere / New York Times:
Walensky, Citing Botched Pandemic Response, Calls for C.D.C. Reorganization  —  Among other flaws, the public guidance during the coronavirus pandemic was “confusing and overwhelming,” the agency said.  —  Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …
Axios:
Study: What Americans really think  —  “Self-silencing” — people saying what they think others want to hear rather than what they truly feel — is skewing our understanding of how Americans really feel about abortion, COVID-19 precautions, what children are taught in school and other hot-button issues, a new study finds.
New York Post:
Salman Rushdie attacker praises Iran's ayatollah, surprised author survived: jailhouse interview  —  The New Jersey man who allegedly attacked Salman Rushdie in western New York last week praised Iran's ayatollah in an exclusive jailhouse interview with The Post on Wednesday — and admitted he didn't think the author would survive.
Michael Rubinkam / Associated Press:
Kids-for-cash judges ordered to pay more than $200M  —  Two former Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated a scheme to send children to for-profit jails in exchange for kickbacks were ordered to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of people they victimized in one of the worst judicial scandals in U.S. history.
Jessie Balmert / Cincinnati.com:
Top Ohio Senate Republican wants to appeal congressional map to U.S. Supreme Court  —  Ohio Senate President Matt Huffman wants to take the state's congressional map to the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the Ohio Supreme Court overstepped by meddling in mapmaking.
Discussion: Plain Dealer and Political Wire
Matt Dixon / Politico:
‘Blatant abuse of power’: Ousted Florida prosecutor sues DeSantis over suspension  —  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Ousted Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit arguing Gov. Ron DeSantis abused his power when suspending him from office over, among other things …
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Gary Fineout / Politico:
DeSantis won't say if he thinks 2020 was rigged. But he's campaigning for Republicans who do.
Washington Post:
Students lose access to books amid ‘state-sponsored purging of ideas’  —  Measures across the country aim to restrict what children can read.  —  In one Virginia school district this fall, parents will receive an email notification every time their child checks out a book.
Kate Sosin / The 19th:
For years, Black trans women have been told their life expectancy is 35 years.  That's false.  —  While there's no evidence to support the statistic, experts do worry that it creates a self-fulfilling prophecy for Black trans women.  —  Raquel Willis doesn't remember the first time she heard the statistic …
Eric Levai / The Daily Dot:
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Say hi to the Donald for us’: Florida police briefed armed right-wing group before they went to Jan. 6 protest  —  D.C. is a ‘dirty city,’ the cops say.  —  Florida sheriffs, acting under the orders of a local politician, gave a security briefing to an armed right-wing group heading …
Discussion: Raw Story and Occupy Democrats
Camille Mumford / Emerson Polling:
Ohio 2022: JD Vance Leads Tim Ryan In Competitive Bid for US Senate; Gov. DeWine Holds 16-Point Lead Over Democratic Challenger  —  Home Polls Ohio 2022: JD Vance Leads Tim Ryan In Competitive Bid for US Senate; Gov. DeWine Holds 16-Point Lead Over Democratic Challenger
David Gilbert / VICE:
Far-Right Extremists Are Threatening to ‘Execute’ Doctors at a Children's Hospital  —  The viral Twitter account LibsofTikTok promoted a lie about gender-affirming care at the hospital—and now doctors are getting death threats.  —  David Gilbert  —  Boston Children's Hospital said on Tuesday …
 
 
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Alex Tabarrok / Marginal REVOLUTION:
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Jared Kushner's ‘Breaking History’ Is a Soulless and Very Selective Memoir