Associated Press • Lisa Mascaro, Ben Fox • April 10 •
‘Clear the Capitol,’ Pence pleaded, timeline of riot shows
WASHINGTON (AP) — From a secure room in the Capitol on Jan. 6, as rioters pummeled police and vandalized the building, Vice President Mike Pence tried to assert control. In an urgent phone call to...
The New York Times • Edmund Lee • April 10 •
Inside the Fight for the Future of The Wall Street Journal
A special team led by a high-level manager says Rupert Murdoch’s paper must evolve to survive. But a rivalry between editor and publisher stands in the way.
The New York Times • Shane Goldmacher, Maggie Haberman, Jonathan Martin • April 10 •
‘A Tremendous Complication’: G.O.P. Dances Around Trump’s Lingering Presence
A gathering of Republican leaders and top donors in Florida this weekend is less a reset of priorities and more a reminder of the tensions that Donald J. Trump instills in his party.
Axios • Alayna Treene • April 10 •
Scoop: Ohio Senate candidate Josh Mandel escorted out of RNC retreat
His primary opponent, Jane Timken, was allowed to stay.
POLITICO • Christopher Cadelago • April 9 •
How an online ‘Lego’ gamer infiltrated the White House press corps
‘Kacey Montagu’ posed as a reporter for the fictitious WHN and manage to fool real correspondents — and even the new Biden administration
The Washington Post • Isabelle Khurshudyan, David L. Stern, Loveday Morris, John Hudson • April 9 •
On Ukraine’s doorstep, Russia boosts military and sends message of regional clout to Biden
Russia’s moves are seen more as a statement of resolve than as a prelude to an offensive.
The New York Times • Mike Baker, Evan Hill • April 10 •
Police Say an Antifa Activist Likely Shot at Officers. His Gun Suggests Otherwise.
Investigators said that Michael Reinoehl probably opened fire before officers killed him last year. But some key evidence raises questions about that conclusion.
CNN • Clare Foran, CNN • April 10 •
'An existential threat': The Republicans calling for their party to reject QAnon conspiracy theories
Republican Rep. Peter Meijer has a warning for his party: He fears baseless conspiracy theories like QAnon will destroy the GOP from within if Republicans don't decisively and unequivocally condemn the false and dangerous beliefs and take action to stop their spread.
The New York Times • Eddie Burkhalter, Izzy Colón, Brendon Derr, Lazaro Gamio, Rebecca Griesbach, Ann Hinga Klein, Danya Issawi, K.b. Mensah, Derek M. Norman, Savannah Re… • April 10 •
Incarcerated and Infected: How the Virus Tore Through the U.S. Prison System
Since March 2020, New York Times reporters have tracked every known coronavirus case in every correctional setting in the nation. More than 2,700 inmates have died.
The New York Times • Anton Troianovski • April 10 •
‘You Can’t Trust Anyone’: Russia’s Hidden Covid Toll Is an Open Secret
The country’s official coronavirus death toll is 102,649. But at least 300,000 more people died last year during the pandemic than were reported in Russia’s most widely cited official statistics.
CNN • Andrew Kaczynski and Em Steck, CNN • April 9 •
Texas GOP chairman Allen West falsely says Texas could secede from the US: 'We could go back to being our own Republic'
Texas Republican Party chairman Allen West falsely suggested that Texas could secede from the United States and become an independent country, a CNN KFile review of his comments in recent months shows.
The New York Times • Matthew Rosenberg • April 10 •
A Teacher Marched to the Capitol. When She Got Home, the Fight Began.
Kristine Hostetter was a beloved fourth-grade teacher. Then came the pandemic, the election and the Jan. 6 riot in Washington.
The New York Times • Michael Crowley • April 8 •
Biden Backs Taiwan, but Some Call for a Clearer Warning to China
As China grows stronger and bolder, some experts want to end Washington’s decades-long policy of “strategic ambiguity.”
The Washington Post • Greg Sargent • April 9 •
Opinion | Josh Hawley’s ugly rant unmasks the fraudulence of the anti-‘wokeness’ crusade
Republicans who claim to stand for 'election integrity' are treating their voters like idiots.
The New York Times • Mike Ives, Maria Cramer • April 10 •
Black Army Medic Pepper-Sprayed in Traffic Stop Accuses Officers of Assault
Second Lt. Caron Nazario was in uniform when two Windsor, Va., police officers ordered him to stop his car, pointed their weapons at him and doused him with pepper spray.
The Washington Post • Dan Diamond • April 9 •
Trump officials celebrated efforts to change CDC reports on coronavirus, emails show
Political appointees also tried to blunt scientific findings they deemed unfavorable to Trump, according to new documents from House probe
The New York Times • Patricia Mazzei • April 10 •
Could Ron DeSantis Be Trump’s G.O.P. Heir? He’s Certainly Trying.
Florida’s governor has elbowed his way to the front of the line of 2024 Republican hopefuls by leveraging a brand of “competent Trumpism” (as one ally put it) and hitting back at critics of his pandemic leadership.
The New York Times • Douglas Martin • April 10 •
Ramsey Clark, Attorney General and Rebel With a Cause, Dies at 93
Mr. Clark oversaw the drafting of the Fair Housing Act in 1968 and went on to defend both the disadvantaged and the unpopular.
Axios • Jonathan Swan, Zachary Basu • April 10 •
Biden eyes Russia adviser criticized as soft on Kremlin
Matthew Rojansky has criticized sanctions and advocated for engagement with Russia.
POLITICO • Marc Caputo • April 10 •
POLITICO Playbook: The Gaetz Show gets weirder
And an impostor weasels into the White House press corps.