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6:10 PM ET, June 10, 2023


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Wall Street Journal:
A Destructive Trump Indictment  —  Do prosecutors understand the forces they are unleashing?  —  By The Editorial Board  —  Tap For Sound  —  Whether you love or hate Donald Trump, his indictment by President Biden's Justice Department is a fraught moment for American democracy.
Just Security:
National Security Implications of Trump's Indictment: A Damage Assessment  —  The 38-count indictment of former President Donald Trump on federal charges of willfully retaining documents containing national defense information, refusing to return them, and obstructing related investigations, is a watershed moment.
National Review:
The Trump Indictment Is Damning  —  Just as paranoiacs sometimes have enemies, people obsessively pursued for alleged violations of the law by their political opponents sometimes commit criminal offenses.  —  At many junctures, most recently with Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's flimsy charges …
Associated Press:
Trump's GOP defenders in Congress leap into action on charges after months of preparation  —  Former President Donald Trump's indictment on charges of mishandling classified documents is set to play out in a federal court in Florida.  But about a thousand miles away, part of Trump's defense …
Jared Gans / The Hill:
Pence calls for Garland to publicly justify Trump indictment  —  Former Vice President Mike Pence called on Attorney General Merrick Garland to publicly justify the federal indictment against former President Trump after his former boss was charged with 37 criminal counts.
Marc Fisher / Washington Post:
Trump's path to indictment: 'Isn't it better if there are no documents?'  —  At the front of the White and Gold Ballroom, an opulent, baroque party room inside Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club, an elegant stage stands ready for the weddings, fundraisers and dinners that are the bread and butter of the former president's Palm Beach estate.
Jake Swearingen / Insider:
After Pence bails, Kari Lake fires up Georgia crowd by saying Republicans have guns - and Trump's back  — After Mike Pence canceled, Kari Lake addressed Georgia GOP supporters.  — Lake said Trump's 75 million supporters would defend him, and most are “card-carrying NRA members.”
Alex Thompson / Axios:
Now on the 2024 ballot: Trump's freedom  —  For Donald Trump, the 2024 campaign is more than a race to return to the White House — it's a fight to stay out of prison.  —  Legal experts say it's unlikely that Trump's criminal trial in federal court will be resolved before the November 2024 election.
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Trump's Case Puts the Justice System on Trial, in a Test of Public Credibility  —  The former president's efforts to defend against multiple felony counts by discrediting law enforcement pose a grave challenge to democracy.  —  Peter Baker has covered the White House under the past five presidents …
Rania Aniftos / Billboard:
People on Twitter Are Connecting a Section of Donald Trump's Indictment to a Kid Rock Interview
David A. Graham / The Atlantic:
The Stupidest Crimes Imaginable
United States of America v. Donald J. Trump and Waltine Nauta
Washington Post:
‘We are getting pretty good at this’: Trump and aides plot indictment response
Tim Dickinson / Rolling Stone:
Trump Extremists Demand Civil War, Mass Murder After New Indictment
Discussion: Insider
Alex Traub / New York Times:
Ted Kaczynski, ‘Unabomber’ Who Attacked Modern Life, Dies at 81  —  Alone in a shack in the Montana wilderness, he fashioned homemade bombs and launched a violent one-man campaign to destroy industrial society.  —  Theodore J. Kaczynski, the so-called Unabomber, who attacked academics …
Associated Press:
Theodore ‘Ted’ Kaczynski, known as the ‘Unabomber,’ has died in federal prison  —  Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski, the Harvard-educated mathematician who retreated to a dingy shack in the Montana wilderness and ran a 17-year bombing campaign that killed three people and injured 23 others, died Saturday.
ABC News:
Unabomber Ted Kaczynski found dead in prison cell
Washington Post:
17 fatalities, 736 crashes: The shocking toll of Tesla's Autopilot  —  Tesla's driver-assistance system, known as Autopilot, has been involved in far more crashes than previously reported  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The school bus was displaying its stop sign and flashing red warning lights …
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Trump Appointee Was Randomly Assigned to Documents Case, Clerk Says  —  The chief clerk of the courts for the Southern District of Florida added that Judge Aileen M. Cannon's assignment to the case is not temporary.  —  Reporting from Washington  —  The criminal case against President Donald J. Trump …
Discussion: New York Post, Slate and Vanity Fair
Caitlin Moscatello / New York Times:
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Wants to Be President.  Cheryl Hines Is Along for the Ride.  —  The “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress is beloved in Hollywood.  In supporting her husband's campaign, is she normalizing his often dangerous ideas?  —  Reporting from Los Angeles
Discussion: The Messenger and Twitchy
Lisa Needham / Public Notice:
These are not very bright guys, and things got out of hand  —  For Trump, it's both the crime(s) and the cover-up.  —  ∙ Paid … As with everything Trump, his federal indictment is equal parts terrifying and tawdry.  —  The document details how the former president deliberately …
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Judge required Pence to answer most of special counsel's questions, newly unsealed court docs show  —  “The bottom line is that conversations exhorting Pence to reject electors on January 6th are not protected,” D.C.'s federal district court's chief judge wrote in April.
Jared Gans / The Hill:
Judge's decision that compelled Pence to testify in Jan. 6 probe unsealed
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