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2:45 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.
Discussion: Breitbart and The Atlantic
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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.
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 …
John Ganz / Unpopular Front:
Let's Play ‘Secret Hitler’  —  Making Sense of Trump's Meeting with Fuentes and Kanye  —  As you probably know already, last week Donald Trump had dinner at Mar-a-Lago with Kanye West and Nicholas J. Fuentes, one of America's premier White Nationalists and Holocaust deniers.
Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Kemp slams Trump's ‘un-American’ white supremacist dinner guest; Walker is silent
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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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 …
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
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 …
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: The Information, TESMANIAN and Eschaton
Mark Harris / Wired UK:
A Peek Inside the FBI's Unprecedented January 6 Geofence Dragnet  —  Google provided investigators with location data for more than 5,000 devices as part of the federal investigation into the attack on the US Capitol.  —  The FBI's biggest-ever investigation included the biggest-ever haul …
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U.S. Department of Justice:   Indiana Man Arrested on Felony Charges for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach
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
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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Josh Funk / Associated Press:
Biden calls on Congress to head off potential rail strike
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 …
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 …
Sara Dorn / Forbes:
Trump, Kari Lake Amplify Unfounded Claims Of Election Malfeasance In Arizona As Certification Deadline Nears  —  As Arizona counties prepare to certify results of the midterm election before a Monday deadline, Republicans, including gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake and former President Donald Trump …
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.
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
Anthony Gockowski / Alpha News:
Controversial energy official charged with stealing woman's luggage at MSP  —  Sam Brinton, one of the first “openly genderfluid individuals in federal government leadership,” was charged with felony theft last month after allegedly stealing a woman's luggage at MSP Airport.
NBC News:
Ex-Virginia trooper dies in shootout after killing family of teen he had catfished, police say  —  Before he drove away with the girl, police believe, he set a fire at the home where her grandparents and mother were found slain.  The teen is in protective custody.
NBC News:
Kellyanne Conway meets with Jan. 6 committee for nearly 5 hours  —  Kellyanne Conway sits for deposition with Jan. 6 committee  —  WASHINGTON — Former Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway met for nearly five hours Monday with investigators on the House committee probing the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Emily Heil / Washington Post:
Elon Musk and the hardcore cult of Diet Coke  —  Elon Musk, the world's richest human, might be completely unrelatable in most ways — who among us can buy a $44 billion company on a whim or build a rocket ship to Mars because they liked reading science fiction as a kid?
Discussion: New York Post and Slate
Mike Stone / Reuters:
Exclusive: U.S. weighs sending 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine  —  The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with cheap, small precision bombs fitted onto abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West struggles to meet demand for more arms.
 
 
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