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3:45 PM ET, April 1, 2023

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Andrew Romano / Yahoo News:
Post-indictment poll: Trump surges to largest-ever lead over DeSantis  —  But the latest Yahoo News/YouGov survey also shows that most Americans don't think Trump should be allowed to serve as president again if convicted.  —  Read full article  —  President of the United States from 2017 to 2021
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Washington Post:
Shocked and defiant: How Trump is responding to unprecedented indictment  —  Since a grand jury issued charges related to hush money to an adult film star, the former president has cycled through a range of emotions and postures.  —  Hours after a Manhattan grand jury voted Thursday afternoon …
Discussion: Raw Story
James Gordon / Daily Mail:
Bill Barr says Trump indictment is ‘held together by chicken wire,’ clams its legal theory as ‘pathetically weak’ and a clearly political move that will ‘not end well’ for the country  — Former Attorney General Bill Barr called Trump's indictment ‘an abomination’ and ‘the epitome of the abuse of prosecutorial power’
New York Times:
How Alvin Bragg Resurrected the Case Against Donald Trump  —  A year ago, the investigation into the former president appeared to be over.  But a series of crucial turning points led to this week's indictment.  —  One year ago this week, the Manhattan district attorney's investigation …
Ankush Khardori / New York Times:
Trump's Prosecution Has Set a Dangerous Precedent  —  You were probably not alone if the news of Donald Trump's indictment seemed slightly strange: How could something so big — the first criminal indictment of an American president — seem so small?  —  Mr. Trump was not indicted for his efforts …
Ronald Brownstein / The Atlantic:
Trump's Legal Problems Are Putting the GOP in a Vise  —  The dilemma for the Republican Party is that Donald Trump's mounting legal troubles may be simultaneously strengthening him as a candidate for the GOP presidential nomination and weakening him as a potential general-election nominee.
Politico:
‘Delay, delay, delay’: How Trump could push his trial into the heart of campaign season  —  From pre-trial motions to negotiations over security, the master of legal stalling has many tactics in his arsenal.  —  The ink on Donald Trump's indictment has hardly had time to dry …
Erik Larson / Bloomberg:
Trump Weighs Asking to Move NY Criminal Case to Staten Island  —  Former President Donald Trump's legal team is considering asking to move his criminal case from Manhattan to the more conservative New York borough of Staten Island out of concern that he won't be able to get a fair trial, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Washington Post:
The unhinged GOP defense of Trump is the real ‘test’ for our democracy  —  Because the indictment of a former president is unprecedented in U.S. history, it has become a media cliche to assert that the prosecution of Donald Trump will “test our democracy.”  The oft-expressed idea …
David Rothkopf / The Daily Beast:
Why The World Looks at the Trump Case and...Yawns
Discussion: The Hill and Los Angeles Times
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
The incendiary claim that George Soros ‘funds’ Alvin Bragg
Associated Press:
Trump Faces At Least 1 Felony Charge In Manhattan Case: Report
Insider:
A gag order for Donald Trump is ‘extremely likely’ once he's before a judge, legal expert says
Brad Reed / Raw Story:
Former Trump employees secretly cheering ‘wonderful news’ of his indictment: Maggie Haberman
Molly Crane-Newman / New York Daily News:
Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg inundated with racist emails, death threats amid Trump indictment; ‘We are everywhere and we have guns’
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and Boston Herald
WinRed:
PRESIDENT TRUMP RAISES OVER $4 MILLION IN 24 HOURS AFTER INDICTMENT IN ALVIN BRAGG WITCH HUNT
CNN:
Judge orders books removed from Texas public libraries due to LGBTQ and racial content must be returned within 24 hours  —  A federal judge in Texas ruled that at least 12 books removed from public libraries by Llano County officials, many because of their LGBTQ and racial content …
Discussion: KXAN-TV and The Texas Tribune
Renee DiResta / Renee's Substack:
Fiction vs Reality: My Texts with Michael Shellenberger  —  For several months earlier this year, I'd been chatting with Michael Shellenberger about the Twitter Files.  He'd reached out to me in a Twitter DM on December 30th, telling me he wanted to better understand social media content moderation and transparency policy.
Discussion: RedState
Tony Diver / Telegraph:
Joe Biden will not attend King's Coronation  —  US president will not join world leaders but may send first lady in show of support for Charles III  —  Joe Biden will not attend the King's Coronation next month, The Telegraph understands.  —  The US president is “not expected” …
Washington Post:
He was released from prison.  Florida wants him sent back for life.  —  For Crosley Green, freedom has been about things big and small: Getting to soak up time with his now-grown children and their children.  Being able to eat his favorite ice cream — strawberry — whenever he wants.
Oliver Darcy / CNN:
News organizations reject Elon Musk's demand of paying to keep checkmarks on Twitter  —  New York CNN —  News organizations have a message for Elon Musk: We are not going to pay you for checkmarks on Twitter.  —  The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, BuzzFeed …
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Hope King / Axios:
More Twitter chaos on the way  —  Blue checks that we've come to associate with authenticity …
Marci L. Bowers / New York Times:
What Decades of Providing Trans Health Care Have Taught Me  —  This year more than 350 anti-transgender bills have been introduced in state legislatures, pushing discussion about treatment for trans and gender-diverse patients further into the national spotlight.
David Weigel / Semafor:
How Wisconsin Democrats learned to play hardball in the country's biggest judicial election  —  MADISON, Wis. - Daniel Kelly described the crimes in grisly detail.  One man had violated his cousin “in the most personal, intimate way.”  Another filmed the rape of a 13-year old girl for Facebook.
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Daniel Marans / HuffPost:
This Under-The-Radar Wisconsin Race Has Big Implications For The State's Future
Discussion: The Atlantic
Jonathan Freedland / The Guardian:
Netanyahu is leading a coup against his own country.  But the threat is not only to Israel  —  As one door slid open for Northern Ireland 25 years ago, another was sliding shut for Israel and Palestine - and disaster followed  —  ven before the freshly acquitted Gwyneth Paltrow gave us …
Discussion: Fox News
Emily Cochrane / New York Times:
Judge Temporarily Blocks Tennessee Law That Restricts Drag Performances  —  A federal judge put a hold on the law hours before it was to take effect, saying there were legitimate questions about whether it violated the First Amendment.  —  NASHVILLE — A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked …
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Washington Post:
Judge undercuts key Fox News defense as he sends Dominion suit to trial  —  In a $1.6 billion defamation case, a ‘disastrous’ ruling for Fox will send it in front of a jury with key questions already settled in an election-technology company's favor  —  A judge undercut key arguments …
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David Folkenflik / NPR:
Judge rules Fox hosts' claims about Dominion were false, says trial can proceed
 
 
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Chris Pandolfo / Fox News:
Federal judge strikes down Minnesota law banning 18-20-year-olds from obtaining gun permits
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David Gutman / The Seattle Times:
Federal judge allows ICE charter deportation flights to resume at Boeing Field
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US Department of Justice:
Man Charged with Arson and Possession of a Destructive Device
Discussion: The Hill and Raw Story
New York Magazine:
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