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So many Trump tweets today, so little Diet Dr. Pepper...
- Tens of thousands joined mass protests in San Juan, Puerto Rico calling for Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign, a sign that the protest movement kickstarted when hundreds of pages of chat messages between Rosselló and his cronies—messages mocking women, queer people, and Hurricane Maria victims—were made public is not ebbing. [New York Times]
- The Trump administration is dreaming up even more ways to make life cruel for undocumented immigrants. This time, it’s a “fast-track deportation process” bypassing immigration judges that “will allow immigration authorities to quickly remove immigrants from anywhere they encounter them across the United States.” It will apply to people who have been living in the U.S. for less than two years. [Washington Post]
- The reason why Mike Pence abruptly canceled his trip to New Hampshire earlier this month somehow involves drugs? Help! [Politico]
- Former Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is running for Congress. [Associated Press]
- The latest scheme cooked up by Republican goons to drive conservatives to the polls in 2020 is to push ballot initiatives to amend state constitutions to explicitly limit voting to “only” citizens. [Washington Post]
- Elizabeth Warren warns that we’re going to have another recession, and soon. [Politico]
- Here’s a nice story on how some presidential campaigns—cough Amy Klobuchar—pad the amount of cash they have on hand by delaying payments to their staff and vendors. [The Daily Beast]
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