The New York Times • Michael S. Schmidt, Charlie Savage • June 13 • nytimes.com
Apple Is Said to Have Turned Over Data on Trump’s White House Counsel in 2018
The company notified Donald F. McGahn II last month that it had been subpoenaed for his account information three years ago.
TMZ • TMZ Staff • June 13 • tmz.com
'Network' & 'Superman' Actor Ned Beatty Dead at 83
The legendary actor had 166 acting credits to his name.
The New York Times • Natalie Kitroeff, Maria Abi-Habib, James Glanz, Oscar Lopez, Weiyi Cai, Evan Grothjan, Miles Peyton, Alejandro Cegarra • June 13 • nytimes.com
Why the Mexico City Metro Collapsed
A Times investigation shows the serious construction flaws and political pressure behind a tragedy that threatens two of Mexico’s most prominent figures.
The New York Times • David E. Sanger, Mark Landler • June 12 • nytimes.com
Biden Tries to Rally G7 Nations to Counter China’s Influence
The president urged the leaders of wealthy democracies to offer hundreds of billions in loans to developing nations in a direct challenge to Beijing’s Belt-and-Road Initiative.
The New York Times • Jesse Drucker, Danny Hakim • June 12 • nytimes.com
Private Inequity: How a Powerful Industry Conquered the Tax System
The I.R.S. almost never audits private equity firms, even as whistle-blowers have filed claims alleging illegal tax avoidance.
The Washington Post • Marianna Sotomayor • June 13 • washingtonpost.com
‘I didn’t take an oath to defend Donald Trump’: Rep. Tom Rice tests whether Republican voters will support a conservative who crossed Trump
Rice (R-S.C.) is considered the most surprising of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former president Donald Trump because of his conservative record and reputation as a low-profile, loyal member of the party who represents a district Trump overwhelmingly won twice.
The New York Times • Ezra Klein • June 13 • nytimes.com
Opinion | What the Rich Don’t Want to Admit About the Poor
Why do we leave millions of people in poverty? The answer should make us uncomfortable.
The Washington Post • E.J. Dionne • June 12 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | There’s no escape from holding Trump accountable
Merrick Garland’s Democratic critics should be a bit more empathetic because he faces a genuine dilemma.
The Washington Post • Matt Zapotosky, Tom Hamburger • June 13 • washingtonpost.com
Trump’s Justice Department secretly sought data from Apple on former White House counsel McGahn
The notification to Donald McGahn on the February 2018 request came last month. It was not immediately clear what was being investigated.
CNN • Katelyn Polantz, CNN • June 13 • cnn.com
Apple informed former White House counsel Don McGahn and wife that their records were sought by DOJ in 2018
Former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn and his wife received disclosures from Apple last month that their account records were sought by the Justice Department in February 2018, while McGahn was still the top lawyer representing the presidency, according to a person familiar.
The New York Times • David M. Halbfinger • June 13 • nytimes.com
Netanyahu, ‘King of Israel,’ Exits a Stage He Dominated
Israel’s longest-serving prime minister was a polarizing figure who sidelined efforts to resolve the Palestinian conflict but opened relations with four Arab countries.
The New York Times • Ross Douthat • June 12 • nytimes.com
Opinion | How Joe Manchin Can Fix the Filibuster
In mending rather than ending the rule, he might get us a little closer to a workable middle ground.
Pawprints • Luppe B. Luppen • June 10 • nycsouthpaw.com
Reading the Park Police IG Report More Closely
It doesn't support the headlines.
The Atlantic • Hunter Walker • June 13 • theatlantic.com
The NYC Mayor’s Race Is a Warning for Progressives
Polls suggest the left will lose out in the city arguably leading the socialist revival in the United States.
The New York Times • Ben Smith • June 13 • nytimes.com
Why The New Yorker’s Stars Didn’t Join Its Union
The 96-year-old magazine, known for its revered writers and sophisticated audience, is being consumed by a labor dispute.
The Dispatch • David French • June 13 • frenchpress.thedispatch.com
Character Is Destiny for the Southern Baptist Convention
When it comes to the crisis of character in the SBC, please Baptists, heed your own true words.
Associated Press • Lorne Cook • June 13 • apnews.com
NATO leaders bid symbolic adieu to Afghanistan at summit
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and his NATO counterparts will bid a symbolic farewell to Afghanistan on Monday in their last summit before America winds up its longest “forever war” and the U.S.
emptywheel • emptywheel • June 13 • emptywheel.net
"Target:" A Vocabulary Lesson for Adam Schiff | emptywheel
None of the Attorneys General denying any knowledge of a subpoena "targeting" Adam Schiff are denying that a subpoena obtained records that happened to be from Adam Schiff.
The New York Times • Mark Landler • June 13 • nytimes.com
Queen Elizabeth II Welcomed the Bidens to a Private Tea at Windsor
President Biden and the first lady seemed relaxed, and there were no obvious diplomatic breaches.
The New York Times • Binyamin Appelbaum • June 13 • nytimes.com
Opinion | The Tax Pirates Are Us
American policymakers have sabotaged the nation’s ability to collect taxes from its corporations. Will Congress agree to change course?