11/27/2018

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11.27.2018 | THE EDITORS

ESSENTIAL #1: “MANAFORT LIED AFTER PLEADING GUILTY, MUELLER’S TEAM SAYS” KATELYN POLANTZ, CNN

From the article: "Paul Manafort has "breached" his plea agreement with the Justice Department by lying to the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller's office two months after he started cooperating in the Russia probe, prosecutors said in a new court filing Monday."


ESSENTIAL #2: “LETS MAKE POLITICS LOCAL AGAIN” CHRIS DEATON, WEEKLY STANDARD

From the article: “Realistically, Americans have two options. Either we’re going to once again embrace the Constitution’s vision of a diverse, tolerant, pluralistic union of states and of communities each governed according to the values and priorities of its own citizens, or this fundamentally un-American contest—one recklessly designed to determine which half of our nation will have the power, at least temporarily, to unilaterally impose its will and its values on the other half—will escalate violently out of control,” he said. “Ultimately, this will come down to a binary choice, a simple binary choice: federalism or violence.”


ESSENTIAL #3: “WHY GM CEO KILLED CHEVROLET CARS, APPROVED LIKELY PLANT CLOSURES” NATHAN BOMEY, USA TODAY

From the article: "And criticism was intense after Monday's announcement that the automaker would likely shutter several plants — including factories in southeast Michigan, northeast Ohio and the Baltimore area — and cut 15 percent of its salaried workforce."


ESSENTIAL #4: “HYDE-SMITH’S COMMENTS SPARK MORE CALLS FOR REFUNDS, BOYCOTT OF GIANTS” KATE RIGA, TALKING POINTS MEMO

From the article: "According to Politico, Google is now joining companies like Walmart in requesting a refund of its campaign contribution. Google gave her $5,000 on November 13, a couple of days after she made her public lynching comments."

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