07/12/2017 05:23 CDT
TRUMP JR. UNDER FIRE FOR 20-MINUTE MEETING WITH RUSSIAN LAWYER ABOUT NOTHING; MEDIA IN FRENZY; DESANTIS CALLS FOR PURGE OF EX-OBAMA OFFICIALS FROM GOVERNMENT
TODAY’S TOP 10
WASHINGTON SWAMP BLOWS A RUSSIAN GASKET OVER INCONSEQUENTIAL TRUMP JR. MEETING
DONALD TRUMP JR. FIGHTS BACK on Hannity, insisting he did nothing wrong although in retrospect would have handled meeting differently. Hot Air.
Russian lawyer denies Kremlin connection. NBC News.
Not collusion — just amateur hour. Jonathan Turley.
Trump emails support his account. John Hinderaker.
Tapper invents phrase “willingness to commit collusion.” Independent Journal Review.
Kaine: A treason investigation? Free Beacon.
TOP GOP HOUSE INTEL MEMBER calls for investigation into Comey leak; purge of former Obama officials. Free Beacon.
McCain faces questions in anti-Trump dossier case. McClatchey.
Cruz: Media obsession ironic after Obama showed nothing but appeasement for eight years. Real Clear Politics.
ISIS CONFIRMS LEADER al-Baghdadi has been killed. ZeroHedge.
BLACK LIVES MATTER blasts NRA videos, vows to protect itself from “gun-toting racists.” TheBlaze.
ALASKA’S “UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME” a case study in how to bamboozle Mark Zuckerberg. The Federalist.
LIBERAL VOX: NOT RADICALLY responding to “climate change” a “moral crime.” NewsBusters.
LONG AGO GOP DEFECTOR SCARBOROUGH self-importantly announces he’s leaving GOP and officially joins the Swamp. Free Beacon.
THE MAJOR WILDCARD that could send oil prices to $120 a barrel. ZeroHedge.
THE MOST AND LEAST POPULAR U.S. Senators at the moment. ZeroHedge.
TRUMP’S EPA CHIEF SAYS climate debate should be televised worldwide. Daily Caller.
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COMMENTARY WORTH READING
4 slurs Democrats need to stop using as political weapons. The Federalist.
NYT’s faux-conservative Brooks blames upper middle class for ruining country. Daily Wire.
Pretensions of the Left, then and now. American Thinker.
VIDEO WORTH WATCHING
AP Stylebook gives one-sided treatment to conservatives. Free Beacon.
Shady Sanders. America Rising.
Gorka to CNN: More people watch cartoons than your coverage. Independent Journal Review.
HERE’S A TIP: ONE POLITICAL PARTY TIPS BETTER THAN THE OTHER
- Democrats need to pay their fair share when it comes to tipping. TheBlaze.
TWEETS OF NOTE
(@CollinRugg) With all this outrage towards Don Jr. you would think he sold 20% of the United States uranium to Russia or something. Tweet.
(@omriceren) In last yrs of Obama admin US literally physically ceded Syria to Russia. To spin that, US intel under Brennan was shamelessly politicized. Tweet.
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