Not enough appreciation for how insane it is that the most influential right wing voices are just out there accusing the US of sabotaging the gas pipeline. Totally deranged and no meaningful intra-right wing accountability (unless you count @JenGriffinFNC) morningshots.thebulwark.com/p/magas-new-ma…

New: A government board advised Biden this summer to declassify the full intel report on Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. It also advised declassification of reports on foreign interference in 2020 election. Biden hasn’t acted on either recommendation. wsj.com/articles/biden…

Inside the myriad financial woes of the American Freedom Tour, which has given Trump and some of his allies large checks to speak and is holding a pricey gala at his club later this year, w/@iarnsdorf: washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/…

AP exclusive: Six Republican-led states -- Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and S.C. -- sue the Biden administration over its student loan forgiveness plan apnews.com/article/biden-…

.@JVLast: "Sure, the John McCain incident is a small matter. But it’s all of a piece. Trumpism means seeing the entire edifice of the state as personally subservient to the whims and desires of one man. That’s the literal definition of autocracy." 🔒thetriad.thebulwark.com/p/remember-the…

Trump cried "fake news" on a WSJ report that officials had attempted to hide the USS John S. McCain during Trump's visit to Japan.
Newly released emails, via @JasonLeopold and @rebeccaballhaus, show just how accurate the reporting was.

BREAKING: Two unauthorized migrants were shot, one fatally, while walking along a road in West Texas by two men who drove a truck up to the migrants, got out and opened fire
Two men have been arrested, one a warden at a local jail, an official said

Biden to NYC next week to fundraise for Senate Dems at the home of JAMES & KATHRYN MURDOCH








.@CamilleSquires & I decided to write a guide to all 35 states where the secretary of state is on the line in November.
Why? We all know by now the stakes of an SoS. But there are so many battles for who will lead them right now—& those need more eyes.
boltsmag.org/guide-to-2022-…


I spoke to a number of brilliant people who study war, and the ending of wars in particular, to see how they view the possible outcomes in Ukraine. What I learned was not, on the whole, encouraging. newyorker.com/culture/annals…


why Democrats decided to do this to themselves I will never understand washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/…

NEW: Judge backs Trump on mechanics, timing of Mar-a-Lago document review, again rebuffs stance taken by special master & government. Schedule set by Judge Aileen Cannon seems destined to stretch process into 2023. w/@kyledcheney politi.co/3LXrfYO

"The big picture is unambiguous. The House Republican conference next year will be more Trumpy, more conspiracy addled, and have more avowed insurrectionists than the current Congress. Nearly everyone who stood up to Trump will be gone.” thebulwark.com/kevin-mccarthy…

That's the first 25 articles. Like this? Buy me a coffee.


New: JR Majewski’s campaign said last week that he was punished and demoted after getting in a “brawl” in an Air Force dormitory in 2001. Military records obtained since then by The Associated Press show he received a DUI in 2001.
apnews.com/article/2022-m…


“It’s critically important that if you’re working hard and making good grades, you should not be thrown into a lottery with just everybody.” To be clear: The everybody that the Chancellor is speaking of is the largely poor Blk & Latino students he serves. nytimes.com/2022/09/29/nyr…

New Suffolk poll of #NHSEN:
Sen. Hassan (D) 50
Bolduc (R) 41
bostonglobe.com/2022/09/29/met…




Gov. Ron DeSantis on Hurricane Ian: "That is knocking on the door of a Category 5 storm," he says of its 155-mph winds. He says residents near landfall should prepare for such a powerful hurricane as if they were preparing for a tornado. Our coverage here: nytimes.com/live/2022/09/2…

BREAKING
Labour have a 33 POINT LEAD with YouGov/Times
Yes, 33. THIRTY-THREE POINTS
Lab: 54 (+9)
Con: 21 (-7)
Lib: 7 (-2)
Green: 6 (-1)
Ref: 4 (+1)
Fieldwork: Today and yesterday

NEW: Michigan, like PA, was supposed to be a top target for a GOP looking to win back governorships.
But Tudor Dixon has been left to fend for herself against Gretchen Whitmer. Dems are clobbering Dixon on air. And no one knows if help is on the way.


Scoop w/ @ZTPetrizzo: After we asked the JR Majewski campaign whether they got permission from the Air Force to feature its logo on their website, it disappeared. The Air Force says they recommend those not in compliance to remove the insignia immediately.
thedailybeast.com/ohio-congressi…


We compiled every DOJ doc, Trump legal brief, DJT social media post and news report for this.
Tracker: Evidence of Trump's Knowledge, Involvement in Retaining #MarALago Docs
The bulleted list of key findings is alone strong evidence for a prosecution.👇
justsecurity.org/83034/tracker-…


Judge Trenga said he had concerns about the relevancy of the information compared to its potential for prejudice, and that he would rule on that and other issues of what evidence will be allowed at trial before it begins Oct. 11.
apnews.com/article/russia…




NEW: Putin acknowledges “mistakes” in how the Russian gov't has carried out his draft, a sign of his scramble to keep public discontent in check over his attempt to escalate the war in Ukraine.
nyti.ms/3SLVnsm

Danish filmmakers gave the House Jan. 6 committee video footage of Roger Stone predicting the prospect of violent clashes and saying then-President Donald Trump could use armed guards to stay in power. wapo.st/3BVUgiG


Better late than never on the Jones Act exemption. But reality is that fairness, national security, environmental sustainability, inflation fighting, and energy independence can all be achieved with Jones Act repeal.  politi.co/3BVKQnm via @politico

Russian FSB detention camp in Ukraine’s Vovchansk doubled up as a money-making venture. Wealthy Ukrainians could buy their freedom for $20,000. Penniless Sri Lankan students were kept in slavery, tortured and forced to clean toilets. 📸 ⁦@ManuBrabowsj.com/articles/elect…