POLITICO • Kyle Cheney, Andrew Desiderio • February 23 • politico.com
Capitol security officials in charge on Jan. 6 blame Pentagon, intel failures
Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund said the Pentagon dragged its feet for hours on Jan. 6.
POLITICO • Natasha Korecki, Burgess Everett • February 23 • politico.com
How the White House botched the Neera Tanden nomination
They believed they could hold the party and that a bit of contrition and some outside validators would suffice. It’s not looking good.
The New York Times • Jonah E. Bromwich • February 23 • nytimes.com
Retired N.Y.P.D. Officer Who Guarded City Hall Charged in Capitol Riot
Thomas Webster turned himself in on charges that he assaulted a Washington police officer with a flagpole during the Jan. 6 attack on Congress.
The Washington Post • Jeff Stein, Yeganeh Torbati • February 23 • washingtonpost.com
Trump’s former treasury secretary expected to launch investment fund, seeking backing of Persian Gulf state funds
President Trump’s treasury secretary is planning to launch an investment fund that is expected to raise money from sovereign wealth funds in the Persian Gulf and other investors, two people familiar with the project said.
POLITICO • https://www.facebook.com/rachael.bade.9 • February 23 • politico.com
POLITICO Playbook: Scoop: Anti-Big Tech crusader poised to join Biden admin
And Democrats plot the next moves on the $15 minimum wage.
Los Angeles Times • Melissa Healy • February 22 • latimes.com
California's coronavirus strain looks increasingly dangerous: 'The devil is already here'
California's coronavirus strain is more transmissible than its predecessors, is more resistant to vaccines and may cause more severe cases of COVID-19.
GolfDigest • Daniel Rapaport • February 24 • golfdigest.com
Tiger Woods suffers multiple leg injuries in single-car accident in Los Angeles
The roll-over car crash happened Tuesday morning. Woods was conscious when authorities arrived at the scene, was wearing a seatbelt and had no evidence of impairment when he was taken to the hospital for surgery
The Bulwark • Kevin Barthel and John F. Foote • February 23 • thebulwark.com
Wisconsin Republicans Refuse To Condemn Political Violence - The Bulwark
We are long-time Republicans who have served in GOP leadership at the county, district, and state levels in Wisconsin. After the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, we decided to ask our local Oconto County, Wisconsin Republican Party to consider a non-violence resolution at their 2021 County GOP Caucus. What happened when we […]
The Washington Post • Greg Sargent • February 23 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | Ted Cruz’s latest Cancún spin shows the rot of GOP victimization runs deep
Republicans are re-centering Trump as the chief victim in U.S. political life.
The Atlantic • Jonathan Rauch • February 22 • theatlantic.com
The 5 Trump Amendments to the Constitution
The 45th president profoundly altered our system of government.
Mother Jones • David Corn • February 23 • motherjones.com
Josh Hawley is fundraising off lies about the Big Lie
He claims he was just trying to give "voters a hearing." Yeah, right.
The Guardian • Adam Gabbatt • February 23 • theguardian.com
Al Jazeera to launch rightwing media platform targeting US conservatives
Rightly will be led by a former Fox News journalist and is aimed at Republicans who ‘feel left out of conservative media’
HuffPost • HuffPost, Ryan J. Reilly • February 23 • huffpost.com
'It Was Not Antifa': Capitol Defendant Bragged About Brawling With Cops On Pro-Trump Forum
Jose Padilla, who the feds say fought with police during the Capitol attack, said on the online forum TheDonald that God was on his side.
The Washington Post • Silvia Foster-Frau • February 22 • washingtonpost.com
First migrant facility for children opens under Biden
Dozens of migrant teens arrived Monday at a federal government facility that stayed open for only a month in 2019.
The New Republic • February 22 • newrepublic.com
The Sunday Shows Are Hopelessly Broken
They are credulous, old-fashioned, and totally unprepared to deal with a radicalized Republican Party.
The Washington Post • Michael Scherer • February 23 • washingtonpost.com
Biden shifts his operation to DNC ahead of 2022 midterm elections
The president’s advisers have decided to hold off on any 2024 reelection campaign announcement.
The Washington Post • Erica Werner, Jeff Stein, Seung Min Kim • February 23 • washingtonpost.com
Moderate Senate Democrats target state aid fund in Biden covid relief bill
Several Democratic senators are working on changes to the state and local aid portion of the bill, including redirecting some of the money to invest in infrastructure to expand the broadband network.
Axios • Alayna Treene • February 23 • axios.com
Exclusive: Bernie Sanders vows to move on infrastructure bill "as soon as possible"
He’s consulted with the White House to prepare the next round of spending.
POLITICO • Christopher Cadelago • February 23 • politico.com
Bloomberg’s 2020 aides got an unwelcome surprise in their tax forms
Housing payments inflated the incomes they earned. Now, former staffers are worried they’ll lose out on unemployment, health care subsidies and stimulus money.
The Cut • Tavi Gevinson • February 23 • thecut.com
Britney Spears Was Never in Control
Why did I ever believe a teen girl could hold all the power?