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10:10 AM ET, June 2, 2023

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Washington Post:
Georgia probe of Trump broadens to activities in other states  —  An Atlanta-area investigation of alleged election interference by former president Donald Trump and his allies has broadened to include activities in Washington, D.C., and several other states, according to two people with knowledge …
Discussion: The Hill
Andrew Romano / Yahoo News:
Poll: No bump for DeSantis from 2024 launch as Trump continues to climb  —  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was surely hoping for a bump from his presidential campaign launch last week.  But a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows no sign of improvement.  —  In fact, the survey of 1,520 U.S. adults …
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Myra Adams / The Hill:
‘Give me an eight!’ DeSantis must tout his constitutional advantage over Trump
Brittany Bernstein / National Review:   N.H. State Rep Endorses DeSantis, Pulls Support from Trump over Lack of Loyalty: 'He Can't Be Trusted'
Jeff Cox / CNBC:
Payrolls rose 339,000 in May, much better than expected in resilient labor market  —  The U.S. economy continued to crank out jobs in May, with nonfarm payrolls surging more than expected despite multiple headwinds, the Labor Department reported Friday.  —  Payrolls in the public …
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Lauren Kaori Gurley / Washington Post:
Employers added 339,000 jobs in May, strong growth that defied head winds  —  One warning sign is that the unemployment rate rose to 3.7 percent, with close to half a million more unemployed workers in May.  —  Employers posted a blockbuster 339,000 jobs in May, the latest sign …
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
Biden is delivering on his most far-fetched pledge: Compromise  —  President Biden this week accomplished what America elected him to do — govern from the center and make deals that solve problems.  Progressive Democrats don't seem to like that cooperative spirit, which is a big reason …
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Punchbowl News:
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NBC News:
Senate passes debt ceiling bill, sending it to Biden to become law and avert disaster
Brent Buchanan / Cygnal:
Poll: Kentucky Governor & AG - Dead Heat; Biden Deeply Underwater
Discussion: Breitbart
Chloe Xiang / VICE:
AI-Controlled Drone Goes Rogue, Kills Human Operator in USAF Simulated Test  —  The Air Force's Chief of AI Test and Operations said “it killed the operator because that person was keeping it from accomplishing its objective.”  —  An AI-enabled drone killed its human operator …
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Charles R. Davis / Insider:
An AI-powered drone tried to attack its human operator in a US military simulation
Kylie Robison / Fortune:
Twitter's head of trust safety Ella Irwin has resigned, Slack account is deactivated, according to sources  —  Ella Irwin, Twitter's head of trust and safety and one of Elon Musk's top lieutenants, is no longer in Twitter's internal Slack, according to a source familiar and a screenshot of her deactivated account viewed by Fortune.
David French / New York Times:
A Peek Behind the MAGA Curtain  —  Every now and then, it's important to watch Fox News in prime time.  No, not because the programs are particularly good or because the hosts tell their audience the truth.  Fox is writing Dominion Voting Systems a $787.5 million check for very good reasons …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Raw Story
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Brett Samuels / The Hill:
Trump says he told Hannity not to joke about Biden's cognitive ability
New York Times:
Recording of Trump Underscores Growing Evidence in Documents Case  —  A conversation in which the former president is said to have acknowledged that he could not declassify a sensitive document could undercut a defense he has offered.  —  The revelation that federal prosecutors have a recording …
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Washington Times:
Did Trump declassify documents? Criminal indictment of former president has no legitimate basis
Sam Skove / Defense One:
‘Fort Liberty’: Army More Than Half Done Scrubbing Confederate Names from Its Bases  —  The new name for Fort Bragg is a compromise between airborne and Special Forces, one source said.  —  The Army's largest base will be officially renamed Fort Liberty on Friday following …
Discussion: Associated Press
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Kaanita Iyer / CNN:
US Army set to rename Fort Bragg to Fort Liberty
Discussion: IJR and Associated Press
Tim Alberta / The Atlantic:
Inside the Meltdown at CNN  —  CEO Chris Licht felt he was on a mission to restore the network's reputation for serious journalism.  How did it all go wrong?  —  “How are we gonna cover Trump?  That's not something I stay up at night thinking about,” Chris Licht told me.  “It's very simple.”
U.S. Customs and Border Protection:
Death in Custody of 8-Year-Old in Harlingen, Texas  —  CBP's Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) continues to investigate the tragic death of an 8-year-old girl in U.S. Border Patrol custody, which occurred on May 17 in Harlingen, Texas.  Consistent with agency policy and CBP's commitment …
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Josh Chafetz / New York Times:
The Supreme Court Has Earned a Little Contempt  —  Although the Supreme Court has been deciding cases at a glacial pace this term — and that with an almost comically small docket of only 59 merits cases — the justices have found other ways to keep busy.  They have been spinning their ethical lapses …
NBC News:
Porn stars vs. parenthood: Ron DeSantis plays the family card against Trump  —  DeSantis is leaning into an image that projects wholesome family values to win over Iowa evangelicals who may be turned off by the drama around Trump.  —  SALIX, Iowa — It has become a bit.
Discussion: MSN and The Spectator World
David Freedlander / Politico:
How a Staunchly Blue State Let MAGA Seep In  —  Democrats are suddenly losing in New York.  What's going on?  —  Kevin Smith was a truck driver who found himself out of work during the pandemic, so he began organizing car caravans in support of Donald Trump and other conservative causes.
Just Security:
Model Prosecution Memo for Trump Classified Documents  —  This model prosecution memorandum assesses potential charges federal prosecutors may bring against former President Donald Trump.  It focuses on those emanating from his handling of classified documents and other government records since leaving office on January 20, 2021.
Axios:
TV networks battle for Republican debates … And who hosts those debates can have a significant impact on which contenders chose to participate, and how they perform.  — Trump's campaign believes his opponents need the primary debates more than he does because they're behind him in polls.
Discussion: HuffPost
Peggy Noonan / Wall Street Journal:
Chris Christie and the Republican Party's Peril  —  In some ways he's a match for Trump, whose third nomination would mark the end of the GOP.  —  If Trump Republicans propel Donald Trump over the top in the primaries, they will be doing and will have done two things.
Demetri Sevastopulo / Financial Times:
CIA chief made secret visit to China in bid to thaw relations  —  Bill Burns' trip last month was most senior to Beijing by Biden administration official  —  CIA director Bill Burns travelled to China last month, a clandestine visit by one of President Joe Biden's most trusted officials …
Ron Dicker / HuffPost:
Mark Levin Says Jan. 6 Rioter Who Threatened Pelosi, Shoved Cop 'Didn't Do Anything'  —  Pauline Bauer was sentenced to two years for her role in the insurrection, but the Fox News host gaslighted her lawbreaking on his radio show.  —  Fox News host Mark Levin said that a Jan. 6 rioter convicted …
Farnaz Fassihi / New York Times:
Even in Prison, She's ‘an Indomitable Voice’ for Freedom in Iran  —  Fighting for change has cost Narges Mohammadi her career, separated her from family and deprived her of liberty.  But a jail cell has not succeeded in silencing her.  —  When Narges Mohammadi was just a little girl, her mother told her to never become political.
 
 
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Bill Chappell / NPR:
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Public Notice:
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