The Daily Beast • Jose Pagliery, Roger Sollenberger • April 8 •
Gaetz Paid Accused Sex Trafficker, Who Then Venmo’d Teen
The New York Times • Michael S. Schmidt, Maggie Haberman, Nicholas Fandos • April 6 •
Matt Gaetz, Loyal for Years to Trump, Is Said to Have Sought a Blanket Pardon
The congressman was at the time under investigation over whether he violated sex trafficking laws, though it was unclear what he knew of the inquiry.
The New York Times • Gina Kolata • April 8 •
Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus
Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide of the pandemic.
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 • Joe Manchin III • April 7 •
Opinion | Joe Manchin: I will not vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster
We will not solve our nation’s problems in one Congress if we seek only partisan solutions.
Reuters • James Oliphant, Chris Kahn • April 5 •
Half of Republicans believe false accounts of deadly U.S. Capitol riot: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Since the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, former President Donald Trump and his Republican allies have pushed false and misleading accounts to downplay the event that left five dead and scores of others wounded. His supporters appear to have listened.
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 Washington Post • Dan Zak • April 6 •
Goodbye to Gate 35X, cursed portal to the rest of America
After 24 years of cramping our style, Reagan National Airport’s notorious gate has been replaced.
The New York Times • Patricia Mazzei, Michael S. Schmidt • April 8 •
Indicted Matt Gaetz Associate Is Expected to Plead Guilty, Lawyers Say
The associate could cooperate with prosecutors, giving them information about Mr. Gaetz’s relationships that investigators are examining for possible sex trafficking violations.
NBC News • Brandy Zadrozny • April 5 •
In a Pennsylvania town, a Facebook group fills the local news void
The News Alerts of Beaver County has filled the void left by the decline of the local newspaper. That's worked out, sometimes.
Axios • Jonathan Swan, Alayna Treene • April 6 •
Caitlyn Jenner explores run for California governor as Newsom faces recall
Jenner is a high-profile Republican and previous Trump supporter.
The New York Times • Maggie Haberman • April 7 •
Boehner Blasts Trump, Saying He ‘Incited That Bloody Insurrection’
In his new book, John Boehner, the Republican former House speaker, sharply rebukes the former president for his role in the “mob violence” at the Capitol on Jan. 6.
POLITICO • Marc Caputo • April 6 •
The congressman and his wingman
How Matt Gaetz’s relationship with a scandal-prone local tax collector got him into big trouble.
The Bulwark • Tim Miller • April 7 •
The Trump Fundraising Scams Continue with the NRCC - The Bulwark
The grift goes on and on and on and on . . .
The New York Times • Jonathan Martin, Nicholas Fandos • April 9 •
Republicans Take Up Trump’s Fight, Leaving Policymaking Behind
The former president’s instincts for red-meat political fights over governing and policymaking have left party leaders in a state of confusion over what they stand for.
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
South Florida Sun-Sentinel • Anthony Man • April 6 •
Congressman Alcee Hastings, after career of triumph, calamity and comeback, dies at 84
Congressman Alcee Hastings died Tuesday. The South Florida congressman, who was 84, made history in many ways — positive and negative. He was a civil rights lawyer in 1960s and '70s Fort Lauderdale. He was Florida's first Black federal judge, and was later impeached and removed. He was part of the first Black members of Congress from Florida since Reconstruction.
POLITICO • Anita Kumar • April 7 •
Biden to unveil long-awaited executive action on guns
The announcement, expected for Thursday, comes amid a spate of high-profile shootings and as some advocates have grown frustrated in the White House's delay.
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.