Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.
Today we’re paid a visit from a familiar face, and it’s not the Lamb of God here to break the Seven Seals and put us out of our collective misery once and for all.
Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:
- Sarah Palin says that Sacha Baron Cohen of Borat! and Brüno fame tricked her and her daughter, Piper, into an interview for his upcoming Showtime series, Who is America?, by pretending to be a wounded veteran. I stan relevance, so team neither! [The Daily Mail]
- Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has asked his judge to hurry up and sentence him as he has been named the director of global strategy for Stonington Global, a new Washington lobbying firm, and would very much like to get to work. Wild how some people just get to keep doing things. [NBC News]
- The NFL Players Association union has filed a grievance against the NFL’s new national anthem policy, which fines athletes on the field if they refuse to stand during the national anthem. [Politico]
- The Trump administration is, once again, cutting funding for outreach groups that help people get covered under the Affordable Care Act. [The Hill]
Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:
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