Pentagon Began Clampdown on Senior Leaders’ Public Speaking Months Ago, Memos Reveal

Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes Submits Resignation ; Ukrainian Nationalist Camp Training Kids to Kill ...and More Picks

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The author writes, “Pentagon leaders nine months ago ordered a sharp clampdown on public appearances by senior US military leaders and senior civilian Trump administration appointees, limits that have kept them largely out of sight — and out of trouble with President Trump.” Photo credit: gregwest98 / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Golf Courses, Dallas Cowboys: Report Questions How Congress Spends Campaign Money (Reader Steve)

The author writes, “Many members of Congress typically have two fundraising accounts: A campaign account and what is known as a leadership PAC. There is already a personal use ban on campaign accounts, but there is no stated ban on personal spending from leadership PACs.”

Embattled Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes Submits Resignation (Reader Luke)

The author writes, “Snipes’ resignation, first reported by the Sun-Sentinel, came only hours after her staff ended a brutal two-week stretch in which they misplaced 2,000 ballots during a statewide recount, mixed about two dozen invalid ballots with about 200 good ones, and blew a deadline to submit machine recount results to the state.”

Inside a Ukrainian Nationalist Camp Training Kids to Kill (Reader Steve)

The author writes, “The campers, some clad in combat fatigues, carefully aim their assault rifles. Their instructor offers advice: Don’t think of your target as a human being. So when these boys and girls shoot, they will shoot to kill.”

Bernie Sanders, Stoking Democratic Uproar Over Global Warming, Sets a Climate Town Hall (Jimmy)

The author writes, “Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will host a livestreamed town hall summit on climate change next month, a move that may intensify pressure on the next Congress to curb planet-warming emissions and challenge TV networks to cover a rapidly worsening crisis they’ve long ignored.”

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