The New York Times • Charlie Savage, Katie Benner • June 4 • nytimes.com
U.S. Waged Secret Legal Battle to Obtain Emails of 4 Times Reporters
The push began in the Trump administration and continued under President Biden, and the Justice Department obtained a gag order to keep it from public view.
CNN • Marshall Cohen and Hannah Rabinowitz • June 4 • cnn.com
Alleged US Capitol rioter who heckled police for 'protecting pedophiles' served jail time for statutory rape of 14-year-old girl
A Trump supporter accused of storming the US Capitol and heckling police officers for "protecting pedophiles" previously served jail time after being convicted in the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl, according to court records reviewed by CNN and lawyers involved in the cases.
About Facebook • June 4 • about.fb.com
In Response to Oversight Board, Trump Suspended for Two Years; Will Only Be Reinstated if Conditions Permit - About Facebook
We're announcing new enforcement protocols for exceptional circumstances and confirming the time-bound penalty for Mr. Trump’s accounts.
The New York Times • Katie Glueck • June 4 • nytimes.com
Scott Stringer Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 2nd Woman
The woman, Teresa Logan, accused Mr. Stringer of sexual harassment and making unwanted advances while she was working for him at a bar and restaurant he co-owned in 1992.
The New York Times • The Editorial Board • June 4 • nytimes.com
Opinion | Congress Needs to Defend Vote Counting, Not Just Vote Casting
A voting rights law before Congress does not fully address the imminent threats to representative democracy in the United States.
CNN • Gabby Orr, Dana Bash and Michael Warren, CNN • June 4 • cnn.com
As Trump readies summer rallies and speeches, allies worry he's stuck in the past
A cadre of aides and advisers working to tame Donald Trump's obsession with the 2020 election, including his fixation with debunked voter fraud theories and ballot audits, are realizing the task at hand is much tougher than they thought.
POLITICO • Myah Ward • June 4 • politico.com
Here come the pandemic memoirs
Fox News • Kristen Altus • June 4 • foxnews.com
McEnany: Women in Biden admin get 'glowing' profiles after 'hit pieces' for female Trump officials
Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany responded Friday to reports that successor Jen Psaki was having her picture taken by celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz for a magazine profile.
The New York Times • Michelle Goldberg • June 4 • nytimes.com
Opinion | Sinema and Manchin’s Nihilistic Bipartisanship
They could help save our democracy. She prefers not to.
The New York Times • Tom Hanks • June 4 • nytimes.com
Opinion | Tom Hanks: You Should Learn the Truth About the Tulsa Race Massacre
Schools and the entertainment industry, which help shape what is history and what is forgotten, must portray the burden of racism in our nation.
VICE • Joseph Cox • June 4 • vice.com
Bing Censors Image Search for 'Tank Man' Even in US
"There are no results for tank man," the Bing website reads after searching for the term.
The Wall Street Journal • Aruna Viswanatha • June 4 • wsj.com
FBI Director Compares Ransomware Challenge to 9/11
In an interview, Christopher Wray calls the disruption and prevention of cyberattacks “a shared responsibility, not just across government agencies but across the private sector and even the average American.”
The New York Times • Katie Rogers • June 4 • nytimes.com
In Delaware, Biden Indulges One of His Oldest Habits: Commuting
Still adjusting to the White House, the president sees Delaware as a place where he can be on display but still have his privacy protected.
The Washington Post • Elahe Izadi • June 4 • washingtonpost.com
The new journalism — and the PR firms behind it
These sites say they report the news. But it’s not always clear who is paying the bills.
The Washington Post • Greg Sargent • June 4 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | An ugly new GOP attack line is prompting a useful rethink among Democrats
How a big special election victory for Democrats is revising their playbook for 2022.
Washington Free Beacon • Adam Kredo • June 4 • freebeacon.com
State Department Banned Term 'Abraham Accords'
The State Department prohibits employees from referring to the historic peace agreements signed by Israel and its Arab neighbors by its official name, the Abraham accords, according to one source with direct knowledge of the Biden administration’s internal decision-making process. The official name has also been erased from a wide array of official State Department communications.
Intelligencer • Jonathan Chait • June 4 • nymag.com
Trump Sycophants Pleading for Less Coup Talk at Saturday Rally
What about two-thirds economy, one-third coup, suggests Lindsey Graham.
Associated Press • Jill Colvin • June 3 • apnews.com
Talk of Trump 2024 run builds as legal pressure intensifies
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was calling into yet another friendly radio show when he was asked, as he often is, whether he's planning a comeback bid for the White House. “We need you," conservative commentator Dan Bongino told the former president.
The Washington Post • Elizabeth Dwoskin • June 3 • washingtonpost.com
Facebook to end a longtime exception made for politicians who break its rules
The change is part of a series of responses to the Facebook Oversight Board’s ruling on former President Trump.
The Washington Post • Philip Bump • June 4 • washingtonpost.com
Analysis | Mike Lindell’s ‘fraud’ allegations are even more ridiculous than you might think
In a new court filing, his attorneys makes very clear that he doesn't know what he's talking about.