First Right: Monday, June 19, 2017


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06/19/2017 05:22 CDT


TRUMP LAWYER STATES THAT TRUMP IS NOT UNDER INVESTIGATION; SCALISE IMPROVES AS DEMOCRATS AND PARTNERS IN MEDIA GO ON ATTACK


TODAY’S TOP 10

TRUMP LAWYER JAY SEKULOW TAKES on liberal Sunday show hosts, stating flatly Trump is not under investigation. Real Clear Politics.

  • Meet the man managing Trump’s biggest crisis yet. Politico.

HOSPITAL SAYS SCALISE SHOWING signs of improvement after additional surgery. New York Daily News.

  • Did baseball shooter have a list of GOP congressmen in his pocket during attack? Hot Air.

  • Illinois congressman Rodney Davis describes shooting as “political terrorism.” Politico.

  • Liberal political columnist says “getting shot is not big deal in America.” Daily Wire.

  • MSNBC host attacks Scalise while he lies in hospital. PJ Media.

  • NYT downplays role of liberal political rhetoric. TheBlaze.

ONE DEAD, 10 INJURED in latest London terror attack. The Telegraph.

BODIES OF SEVEN MISSING SAILORS found aboard Navy destroyer after collision near Japan. NBC News.

WIND TURBINES ARE NEITHER CLEAN NOR GREEN and they provide zero global energy. The Spectator.

WHY CONSERVATIVES PUT TRUST in Trey Gowdy as House’s corruption fighter. Daily Signal.

CONGRESS TO HOLD HEARINGS on campus assault on free speech. Legal Insurrection.

FOX NEWS BACK ON TOP after slipping during Comey hearings. TheBlaze.

WHY BANKRUPTCY IS NOT A MAGIC WAND for Illinois. ZeroHedge.

GEORGIA SPECIAL ELECTION HEADS for the finish line on Tuesday. Politico.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • NYT columnist says he is bothered by lack of “emerging evidence” about Russia-Trump campaign collusion. NTK Network.

  • Hannity: We’re seeing unelected fourth branch of government looking for retribution. Breitbart.

  • Gingrich: If leaks keep up, we’ll need a new special counsel to investigate special counsel Mueller. Real Clear Politics.


HEY, AT LEAST SARAH PALIN IS OFF THE HOOK!

  • PBS panelist blames Scalise shooting on, drum roll please, Newt Gingrich’s 1990s “rhetoric.” NewsBusters.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@HansFiene) "Fathers aren't necessary" is a phrase never uttered by those who've had good fathers. Tweet.

  • (@tedcruz) This is absurd. Twitter is not the speech police. If they insist on censoring speech to promote left-wing views, that's a real problem. Tweet.


DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • USA SHOOTS DOWN SYRIAN AIRCRAFT FIRST TIME Drudge.