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The President tells four Democratic Congresswomen of color to go back to the countries where they came from, House Democrats continue their intraparty feud, and Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders debate their health care plans. Then Politico’s Tim Alberta talks to Jon F. about his new book on how Donald Trump took over the Republican Party.

Show Notes

Trump’s racist attack

  • NYT: Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From
  • WaPo: Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them
  • WaPo: The unmistakable ugliness of Trump urging brown-skinned congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries
  • Politico: Trump tells Dem congresswomen: Go back where you came from
  • NYT: Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire
  • Vox: Democrats defend Congresswomen Trump says should “go back” to their “corrupt” countries
  • The Atlantic – Trump Should Go Back to Where He Came From
  • The Atlantic – An Oral History of Trump’s Bigotry
  • BuzzFeed – Trump’s Racism Hit A New Level As He Told Four Congresswomen To “Go Back” To Their “Broken” Countries
  • Vox: Donald Trump’s long history of racism, from the 1970s to 2019
  • NYT: Donald Trump’s Racism: The Definitive List
  • CNN: Stelter: Trump’s racism becoming more obvious, frightening
  • The Atlantic – The Nationalist’s Delusion
  • WaPo: Son, husband of immigrants tells U.S.-born political opponents to ‘go back’ to where they came from
  • NYT: Trump’s Tweets Prove That He Is a Raging Racist
  • Axios: How Donald Trump conquered the Republican Party
  • Mediaite: Fox & Friends Laugh it up Over Trump Telling AOC Squad to Leave U.S.
  • Mother Jones – Will Any Republicans Stand Up Against Trump’s Latest Bigotry?
  • WaPo: Kushner was pressed on whether Trump’s birtherism was racist. His dodges were cringeworthy — and telling.
  • WaPo: As immigrant families wait in dread, no sign of large-scale enforcement raids
  • Vox: ICE raids: what we know -Immigrant rights advocates said ICE got off to a quiet start on expected raids Sunday morning.
  • WaPo: Armed man killed during attack on ICE detention center, police say
  • NYT: Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas
  • The Atlantic – At Least 30 Migrant Children Have Been Separated From Their Parents for More Than a Year
  • NYT: Trump Says He Will Seek Citizenship Information From Existing Federal Records, Not the Census
  • WaPo: ‘It works out actually better’: When Trump loses, he’s quick to tout Plan B as the real victory
  • WaPo: The big, ugly lie at the core of Trump’s latest surrender
  • New Yorker – Trump Is Poised to Sign a Radical Agreement to Send Future Asylum Seekers to Guatemala

Dems in Disarray

  • WaPo: House Democrats’ racially charged infighting escalates
  • NYT: Scaling Wokeback Mountain
  • The Hill – CBC lawmakers rip Justice Democrats for targeting black lawmakers for primaries
  • WaPo: Sen. Kamala Harris defends Pelosi, saying she has been ‘very respectful of women of color’
  • Vox: The ongoing feud between House Democratic leadership and progressives, explained
  • The Atlantic – The Overhyped Feud Between Nancy Pelosi and AOC
  • NYT: Top Ocasio-Cortez Aide Becomes a Symbol of Democratic Division
  • NYT: Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment
  • WaPo: AOC’s Chief of Change
  • Axios: 1 big thing … Exclusive poll: AOC defining Dems in swing states –
  • Fox News – Dems lose patience with ‘complete fraud’ AOC, rally to Pelosi’s side
  • CNN: This should really worry Trump and the GOP for 2020

2020

  • NYT: Joe Biden Decides He Doesn’t Need to Stay Above the Fray After All
  • WaPo: Is Biden ready to fight back against his rivals?
  • NBC News – Trump trails Biden, Warren and Sanders in new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll
  • CNN: Even after first debates, Joe Biden still holds a 20-point lead with black voters
  • Vox: Joe Biden wants to restore the pre-Trump world order
  • Bloomberg: Will Biden’s Foreign Policy Pragmatism Inspire the Left?
  • CNBC – Biden slams Trump’s trade war even as he calls to ‘get tough’ on China
  • Slate: Biden Is the Only Candidate With a Fully Formed Foreign Policy Vision
  • WaPo: Democrats debate how far left is too far left as they prepare to take on Trump
  • AP: Biden campaigns as Obamacare’s top defender
  • CNN: Bernie Sanders accuses Biden of ‘misinformation’ in pitched battle over ‘Medicare for All’
  • WSJ: Democratic Candidates Clash Over Health Care
  • New Yorker – The Battle for Health Care
  • NYT: Why Sanders Wanted His Meeting With a Rabbi Kept Secret
  • NBC News – Sanders skips Netroots as Warren strengthens her hold on progressives
  • Guardian – ‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders’ Netroots absence
  • Politico: Sanders and Warren voters have astonishingly little in common
  • The Atlantic – The Activist Left Already Knows Who It Wants for President
  • Philly Inquirer: Netroots Nation was the day Elizabeth Warren became president of the American left
  • FiveThirtyEight: Second Place In The Democratic Primary Is Crowded — That’s Not Good For Sanders
  • NYT: Outsider or Insider? How Bernie Sanders Learned to Walk the Line
  • WaPo: The Trailer: The Democrats who don’t miss Obama (or Biden)
  • FiveThirtyEight – A Midsummer Overview Of The Democratic Field
  • FiveThirtyEight – What We’ve Gleaned About The Democratic Primary From 6 Months Of Polls
  • FiveThirtyEight – It Won’t Be Easy For Many Democrats To Make The September Debate
  • NYT: Elizabeth Warren’s Immigration Plan Takes Aim at Trump-Era Abuses
  • WaPo: Democrats are pushing for drastic change to immigration policy. Some Latino leaders say they’re going too far. 

Tim Alberta

  • Politico: ‘Mother Is Not Going to Like This’: The 48 Hours That Almost Brought Down Trump
  • POLITICO: “Unhappy With Their 2016 Coronation, the Democrats Start a 2020 Circus”
  • Politico ‘Complete This Sentence: Donald Trump Wins Reelection If … ’
  • Politico (May 31) – Kirsten Gillibrand’s Failure to Launch
  • Bloomberg – Trump Renews Attack on ‘Weak, Ineffective’ Ex-Speaker Paul Ryan
  • WaPo: “New book details how Republican leaders learned to stop worrying and love Trump” – July 11
  • Meet the Press Transcript
  • NYT: For 30 Minutes on a Hot Friday Morning, Trump Lashes Out at a Range of Critics
  • VICE – TRUMP VS. RYAN: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE LAMEST BEEF IN WASHINGTON
  • AP: “Trump unloads on Paul Ryan after ‘American Carnage’ excerpts”
  • NYT: ‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump
  • Vanity Fair – IN NEW BOOK, PAUL RYAN ADMITS HE WAS A FRAUD ALL ALONG
  • CBS News – GOP is “locked” in a “cage of fear” when it comes to President Trump, author says
  • Guardian – Ted Cruz exploded over Fox News’s pro-Trump bias in 2016, new book claims
  • Guardian: American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump’s Republican takeover
  • WaPo: Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them
  • WaPo:  The unmistakable ugliness of Trump urging brown-skinned congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries
  • NYT: Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From
  • NYT: Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment

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