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8:10 AM ET, November 29, 2022

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Jonathan Weisman / New York Times:
Trump's Jewish Allies Denounce Dinner With Kanye West and Nick Fuentes  —  Supporters who looked past the former president's admirers in bigoted corners of the far right, and his own use of antisemitic tropes, now are drawing a line.  “He legitimizes Jew hatred and Jew haters,” says one.
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NBC News:
Republican criticism of Trump builds after his dinner with a white supremacist  —  WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is embroiled in another controversy, and this time some Republicans on Capitol Hill are less willing to defend him.  —  After he dined with the notorious white supremacist Nick Fuentes …
Karen Tumulty / Washington Post:
The GOP's sickness is far worse than a ‘Trump problem’  —  No one is buying the idea that Donald Trump's dinner last week at Mar-a-Lago with antisemite and white nationalist Nick Fuentes was some sort of aberration — even if Trump's claim is true that Fuentes showed up unannounced in the company of rapper …
Michelle Goldberg / New York Times:
Antisemitism's March Into the Mainstream  —  Tom Stoppard's wrenching drama “Leopoldstadt,” which I recently saw on Broadway, begins in 1899 at a Christmas party in the Vienna apartment of Hermann Merz, a prosperous and assimilated Jewish businessman, who is married to a Catholic and nominally converted.
Ron Kampeas / Jewish Telegraphic Agency:
Trump's former antisemitism envoy calls Trump out for meeting with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes  —  WASHINGTON (JTA) — When he was president, Donald Trump hired Elan Carr as his State Department's antisemitism monitor.  Two years after they both left office, Carr is calling out his former boss …
John Ganz / Unpopular Front:
Let's Play ‘Secret Hitler’
Hansi Lo Wang / NPR:
Counties in Arizona, Pennsylvania fail to certify election results by legal deadlines  —  Two counties in a couple of swing states turned what is usually an uneventful step in the election process into a political flashpoint on Monday.  —  Officials in rural, Republican-controlled Cochise County …
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Mark Scolforo / Associated Press:
Pennsylvania county deadlocks on certifying election results  —  Officials in a northeastern Pennsylvania county where paper shortages caused Election Day ballot problems deadlocked Monday on whether to report official vote tallies to the state, effectively preventing their certification of the results.
Sara Dorn / Forbes:
Trump, Kari Lake Amplify Unfounded Claims Of Election Malfeasance In Arizona As Certification Deadline Nears
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
Herschel Walker Only Recently Stopped Renting Out Georgia Home He Claims as His Residence  —  Records show the Senate hopeful—who's facing fresh questions about his Georgia residency—rented out his Atlanta home just before launching his campaign.  —  When he launched his campaign …
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
On the Georgia Trail: Herschel Walker silent on white supremacist's visit to Mar-a-Lago  —  CUMMING — Herschel Walker quoted Ricky Bobby from the movie “Talladega Nights.”  And the Republican Georgia Senate candidate reminded supporters that the University of Georgia will play football …
Madison Fernandez / Politico:
Georgia runoff, by the numbers  —  Here we are again— the final days beforethe Georgia Senate runoff election.  Early voting kicked off over the weekend as Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker make their final pitches to voters.  —  Here are some numbers …
Washington Post:
Elon Musk says Apple threatened to remove Twitter from App Store  —  In a series of tweets, the billionaire says Apple also has mostly stopped advertising on Twitter  —  Elon Musk on Monday went on a tear against Apple, Twitter's top advertiser, after he said the company threatened to block …
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Casey Newton / Platformer:
Why some tech CEOs are rooting for Musk  —  They're skeptical of their workers, too.  PLUS: New details on Musk's ‘general amnesty’ for banned Twitter users  —  and Zoë Schiffer  —  After a long weekend away, today let's talk about the largely positive reception that Elon Musk's radical remaking …
Washington Post:
As rail strike deadline nears, Biden to call on Congress to intervene  —  Railroad workers would need to ratify union contracts before a Dec. 9 strike deadline to avert a rail shutdown, renewing pressure on Congress and the White House to intervene  —  With less than two weeks until …
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Gabriel Rinaldi / Politico:
Germany plans overhaul of immigration system, citizenship laws  —  BERLIN — In a new effort to attract talented foreign workers to the country, Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced plans to reform Germany's immigration system and citizenship laws.  —  On Monday, Scholz reiterated his backing …
Discussion: Euractiv and ImmigrationProf Blog
James Crisp / Telegraph:
Netherlands to close up to 3,000 farms to comply with EU rules  —  Government tries to cut down on nitrogen pollution in a move set to reignite tensions with farmers who say the industry is unfairly targeted  —  The Dutch government plans to buy and close down up to 3,000 farms near …
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
RNC commissions ‘review’ of party tactics after disappointing midterm  —  The Republican National Committee is launching a review of the party's performance in the midterm election and bringing on a team of outside advisers to help guide strategy, as the GOP reckons with its disappointing performance in the election.
Discussion: CNN, RedState and Insider
Wall Street Journal:
Elon Musk's Boring Company Ghosts Cities Across America  —  The tunnel venture has repeatedly teased local officials with a pledge to ‘solve soul-destroying traffic,’ only to back out  —  ONTARIO, Calif.—The unsolicited proposal from Elon Musk's tunnel-building venture arrived in January 2020.
Discussion: TESMANIAN and Eschaton
U.S. Department of Justice:
Indiana Man Arrested on Felony Charges for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach  —  Defendant Accused of Striking Officers With Flagpole; Nephew Charged With Related Misdemeanor Offenses  —  WASHINGTON — An Indiana man has been arrested on felony charges, including assaulting law enforcement officers …
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Theodore Schleifer / Puck:
An S.B.F. Ally in the Barrel  —  Sean McElwee, the ur-connected political operative, is the latest to get singed by the FTX scandal following a no-confidence vote at Data for Progress.  His exit speaks volumes, not only about Sam Bankman-Fried, but about the power of social media contagion.
Associated Press:
Students sent home, police on patrol as China curbs protests  —  Chinese universities sent students home and police fanned out in Beijing and Shanghai to prevent more protests Tuesday after crowds angered by severe anti-virus restrictions called for leader Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of public dissent in decades.
Glenn Thrush / New York Times:
Turning Point for Garland as Justice Dept. Grapples With Trump Inquiries  —  After months of an already hyperpartisan political environment, the attorney general appears to be acknowledging that his approach has to be recalibrated.  —  WASHINGTON — Attorney General Merrick B. Garland …
Cami Mondeaux / Washington Examiner:
Rick Scott slams McConnell and GOP leadership for ‘compromising our principles’  —  Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) defended his decision to release a 12-point midterm agenda earlier this year and promised his leadership challenge to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is just the beginning …
Zoe Tillman / Bloomberg:
Trump Immunity Claim in 2020 Civil Rights Suit Rejected by Judge  —  Donald Trump can't claim presidential immunity to avoid a lawsuit that accuses him of civil rights violations in his efforts to undermine the results of the 2020 election, a federal judge ruled Monday.
Discussion: CNN
 
 
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Max Boot / Washington Post:
Florida is no longer a swing state. That's good news for U.S. foreign policy.
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