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Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • When asked whether President Trump had ever uttered the N-word, as alleged by former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she “can’t guarantee anything.” (NBC News)
  • Former Trump campaign staffer Paul Manafort’s defense rested Tuesday without calling any witnesses, meaning this shit’s finally coming to a close, I think. (Politico)
  • “Anybody that runs against Trump suffers,” says… Donald Trump. (Talking Points Memo)
  • Stormy Daniels might be on the next season of the U.K.’s Celebrity Big Brother, which means that I might be watching my very first season of Celebrity Big Brother. (Variety)
  • “I think Vermonters should take me seriously because I have practical progressive ideas, and I happen to be 14, not the other way around,” says Ethan Sonnebon, who is seeking the Democratic nomination in Vermont’s gubernatorial race. (NBC News)
  • The Violence Against Women Act will expire at the end of September barring any action from Congress. (HuffPost)
  • A Republican candidate for Florida’s state legislature caught lying about getting her college degree has decided not to drop out of her race, which is offensive to me, a doctoral candidate at Bovine University. (The Hill)
  • [Elaine Strich voice] Heeeeeere’s to the books I won’t buy… Please don’t click this liiiiiiink…… (The Daily Beast)

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish today:

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