Intelligencer • Olivia Nuzzi • June 17 •
On the Campaign Trail With Andrew Giuliani
The Son of Rudy is working out his father issues on the road to Albany.
POLITICO • Marc Caputo • June 17 •
In secret recording, Florida Republican threatens to send Russian-Ukrainian ‘hit squad’ after rival
“I really don't want to have to end anybody's life for the good of the people of the United States of America. ... But if it needs to be done, it needs to be done," William Braddock says in the clip.
Intelligencer • David Freedlander • June 17 •
The Company Eric Adams Keeps
He’s the candidate of old political-machine guys like Brooklyn Democratic Party fixer Frank Carone. What would that mean in City Hall?
POLITICO • Burgess Everett • June 17 •
GOP crushes Manchin's hopes for elections compromise
Joe Manchin wants to remake Democrats' sweeping elections reform bill. Republicans plan to take it down before he can try.
CNN • Marshall Cohen • June 17 •
Fact-check: Fox News and Republican lawmakers push new false flag conspiracy that FBI orchestrated US Capitol attack
Fox News, right-wing websites and Republican lawmakers are promoting a new false flag conspiracy that the FBI orchestrated the deadly assault on the US Capitol.
Media Matters for America • June 17 •
Fox’s anti-“critical race theory” parents are also GOP activists
One ‘“everyday American” ‘“parent” is a GOP consultant who worked for the RNC in 2020
POLITICO • Daniel Lippman • June 17 •
Elise Stefanik’s post on democracy group board sparked a staff uproar
The congresswoman maintains her post at the National Endowment for Democracy despite criticism over how she cast doubt on Biden’s election.
The Daily Beast • Matt Fuller, Roger Sollenberger • June 17 •
These Dems Demand Businesses Pay $15 Wage, But They Don’t
From Nancy Pelosi to Pramila Jayapal, offices of Democratic lawmakers are offering interns less than $15 an hour. And most of them say it’s the system’s fault.
The Washington Post • WashPostPR • June 17 •
The Washington Post’s Karen Attiah named opinion columnist
Attiah will be writing on race, international affairs, culture, and human rights.
The Washington Post • Colby Itkowitz • June 16 •
GOP congressman refuses to shake hands with D.C. police officer who protected the Capitol on Jan. 6, lawmakers say
Two congressmen said Michael Fanone was rebuffed by Rep. Andrew S. Clyde, a day after the Georgian voted against awarding police officers the Congressional Gold Medal.
The Washington Post • Ryan Goodman, Andrew Weissmann • June 17 •
Opinion | Where was the FBI before the attack on the Capitol?
It's imperative to find out more about what the FBI knew before the Jan. 6 attack and why it failed to act on the information it had.
The New York Times • Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Najim Rahim • June 17 •
Elite Afghan Forces Suffer Horrific Casualties as Taliban Advance
At least 24 commandos were killed in one battle in the Afghan north, and that kind of stark loss is playing out across the country: “We mourn. The Taliban celebrate. And it hurts too much.”
New York Post • Julia Marsh • June 17 •
Pack-a-day puffer Kathryn Garcia would be first cigarette-smoking...
Former Sanitation Commissioner and mayoral candidate Kathryn Garcia could be City Hall’s first smoker-in-residence since Mayor Robert Wagner left office in 1965.
Business Insider • Gabrielle Bluestone • June 16 •
Blade, the Uber for helicopters and chartered jets, had a fake spokesperson for three years
The helicopter service Blade had a fake spokesperson named Simon McLaren for three years. The company's CEO posed as McLaren in media interviews.
The Washington Post • Greg Sargent • June 17 •
Opinion | A GOP congressman’s snub of a wounded Jan. 6 cop signals deeper GOP pathologies
Officer Michael Fanone confronted a House Republican, and it didn't go well.
The Bulwark • Amanda Carpenter • June 17 •
Pennsylvania’s Conspiracy Kiss-Up Contest - The Bulwark
To win Donald Trump’s endorsement, candidates for the state’s two major 2022 races embrace his big election lie.
The Atlantic • Derek Thompson • June 17 •
BlackRock Is Not Ruining the U.S. Housing Market
The real villain isn’t a faceless Wall Street Goliath; it’s your neighbors and local governments stopping the construction of new units.
The Washington Post • Amy Goldstein, Matt Viser, Mike DeBonis • June 17 •
Supreme Court’s pro-ACA decision spurs both parties to new strategies
The high court’s third ruling to keep the law alive prompted some Republicans to admit their hopes of ending the law outright are probably dead. Democrats hoped the ruling would pave the way for more expansions of health coverage.
MSNBC • Kevin M. Kruse • June 17 •
Opinion | Dear GOP: MLK had more than one quote, honest
Talking honestly about inequality, it turns out, was a special point of emphasis for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Slate • William Saletan • June 16 •
Trump Made the GOP More Friendly to Putin. It’s Sabotaging Biden.
The Russian leader’s best weapon is the Republican Party.