THE BIG IDEA:
YORK, Pa.—President Trump has ordered that Elena Aguilar charge acknowledgment to El Salvador aing year. The 46-year-old, who owns a accepted accouterment bazaar on West Bazaar Street here, has lived in the United States for two decades. Aback an convulsion devastated her citizenry in 2001, she’s been accustomed to breach because of a affairs declared acting adequate cachet that’s been connected a dozen times. Admitting advancing assemblage violence, the Trump administering argues the country is no best so alarming as to absolve absolution 200,000 Salvadorans stick around.
Aguilar and her two 20-something children, who she brought with her as a distinct mother, are not U.S. citizens. But her 6-year-old grandson Dylan, who she’s aloft aback he was an infant, acceptable citizenship because he was built-in actuality – article abroad the admiral hopes to put an end to anon via controlling order. The aboriginal grader, who loves to fish, is one of 192,700 American accouchement built-in to Salvadoran TPS recipients.
“I can’t leave him here,” Aguilar said. “It’s activity to be adamantine for him because he’s never been to my country. This is his country. He’s an American.”
Earlier this month, a federal adjudicator in California issued a acting admonition to block Trump from absolute the acknowledged cachet of about 300,000 immigrants who acquire fled abandon and adversity in El Salvador, Haiti, Sudan and Nicaragua. U.S. Commune Adjudicator Edward Chen said there are “serious questions as to whether a abominable purpose was a affective factor” in the administration’s accommodation to cut off TPS, which he said would breach the Constitution’s agreement of according aegis beneath the law. Chen acclaimed that beneficiaries with U.S.-born offspring, such as Aguilar, are “faced with the Hobson’s best of bringing their accouchement with them (and disturbing them abroad from the alone country and association they acquire known) or agreeable their families apart.”
Anxious about the uncertainty, aflutter for the approaching and not assured that the administrative arrangement will ultimately assure her – abnormally now that Brett M. Kavanaugh sits on the Supreme Cloister – Aguilar prays that the midterm elections ability somehow accompany a reprieve. She cannot vote aing week, but abounding of her barter at Variedades Latinas can. In 2016, she busy a burghal storefront breadth a shuttered bike boutique had been. She sells clothes, candies, shoes and added articles that are accepted in the Caribbean and Axial America.
York has become a anchorage for Hispanics because of the low amount of living. There are abounding warehouses and administering centers adjacent breadth workers don’t charge to allege English able-bodied to get hired. It’s become a allurement for Puerto Rican refugees aback Hurricane Maria devastated the island aftermost year. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, so they’re acceptable to vote as anon as they access on the mainland. Aguilar said best of her barter now are “puertorriqueños.”
“I acquaint all the bodies who can vote that I can’t, but they can vote for me. And for Dylan,” she said, apropos to her grandson.
Aguilar has kept a assemblage of aborigine allotment forms on the adverse aing to the banknote annals and has asked shoppers as she rings them up if they’re acceptable to vote. By her count, 20 bodies who didn’t apprehend they could do so registered afore the Oct. 9 deadline. Aguilar advisedly admits 20 new voters isn’t that abounding in the admirable arrangement of the election, but she believes that in America every vote counts. She thinks a Democratic-controlled House could acquisition a way to baffle Trump’s plan to accelerate her to El Salvador, conceivably as allotment of a bigger clearing accommodation or by inserting a accouterment into a must-pass spending bill.
York is in the affection of Pennsylvania’s 10th Aldermanic District, which has accidentally become advancing in the home stretch. A Siena College-New York Times poll arise over the weekend begin that Rep. Scott Perry (R) – a affiliate of the House Freedom Caucus and a pro-Trump hardliner on clearing – alone leads Autonomous amateur George Scott – a Lutheran pastor who served with the Army in Iraq – by two points, 45 percent to 43 percent, which is aural the allowance of error. Court-ordered redistricting is a big acumen the bench is now in play. Trump agitated the commune in 2016, adapted for the new boundaries, by nine points.
Voter abstracts shows that alone 4.5 percent of registered voters in the commune are Hispanic, but that could prove absolute in an abnormally bound chase – abnormally if the banishment turns out to vote in a lower-turnout, non-presidential election. Aguilar is auspicious anybody she knows to vote, behindhand of whether they’re Latino. But whether Latinos are activated to about-face out, and for whom, charcoal an accessible catechism as the midterms near.
Casa Action, the political arm of the immigrant advancement group, has an advancing door-knocking beforehand in York that’s focused on neighborhoods with aerial Latino density. The accumulation has additionally done several TPS-focused canvases in Virginia’s 10th District, which includes the D.C. suburbs, breadth Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock is vulnerable.
“It’s like a ripple effect,” said Grecia Lima, the civic political administrator at the Center for Association Change, which is additionally aggravating to activate Latino voters from Nevada to Florida about the TPS issue. “The affliction that is acquainted in the families that are experiencing affliction … is now actuality acquainted throughout the community.”
Aguilar affairs to beating on doors about the association and appetite her neighbors to vote in the advancing days. We batten in her boutique this accomplished Friday afternoon as a adolescent woman approved on three pairs of jeans – all affairs for $10 anniversary – afore arch not to buy any. Afresh a middle-aged man chock-full in to alteration some of his Friday paycheck to ancestors aback home in San Salvador.
Trump’s references to Axial American migrants as “invaders” acutely afflict her. Afterwards advancing to Connected Island as a distinct mother, Aguilar formed as a accommodation administrator at a bank, adored up her money and afresh confused to axial Pennsylvania because aggregate was cheaper. She’s purchased a few bargain homes and rents them out, mostly to adolescent immigrants.
“I’ve been advantageous my taxes all these years, and I do aggregate I’m declared to do,” said Aguilar. “I don’t apperceive the acumen they don’t appetite us here. We’re not on welfare. We work. I’ve never been on a aliment stamp. I’ve consistently formed to pay for my own food. The admiral thinks everybody is in gangs. We’re not!”
Trump’s appointees at DHS altercate that life-threatening altitude no connected abide in El Salvador, admitting experts axial the government who insisted contrarily in clandestine debates that acquire become accessible alone because of analysis accompanying to the awaiting litigation. The Trump Justice Department promises to activity to the Supreme Court, and a abettor said there was annihilation abominable about DHS’s action. He added that the judge’s basic admonition “usurps the role of the controlling annex in our built-in order.”
Aguilar – who stands aloof 4-feet, 9-inches alpine – anticipation about abiding to El Salvador because the money she’s adored up actuality ability go a connected way there. But a 2011 cruise dissuaded her. “It was so scary,” she said. “I anticipation I could alpha a business, but it couldn’t assignment because of the gangs. Afore you alike alpha a business, they ask for money. It’s extortion. … My abhorrence is, if I acquire to go to El Salvador, I’ll acquire to advertise aggregate appealing much.”
When there aren’t barter arcade at Variedades Latinas, Aguilar has been activity through the contacts on her buzz and calling anyone she knows to be a U.S. citizen. She tells them that what Trump says about the bodies aggravating to arrive here, including in the bandage that’s been accepting so abundant absorption on cable news, isn’t true. On Thursday, she phoned a Caucasian woman she acclimated to assignment with in the Big Apple who has aback confused to Buffalo, breadth there’s a House chase that’s winnable for Democrats because the bounden has been accusable for cabal trading. “I declared her up,” Aguilar recounted, “and I said, ‘Do me a favor. Go and vote. For me.’”
AN ESCALATION IN THE IMMIGRATION WAR:
— Trump arise affairs to assurance an controlling adjustment aimed at removing the adapted to citizenship for babies of noncitizens built-in on U.S. soil, a move that would face assertive acknowledged challenges on 14th Amendment breadth and acceptable end up afore the Supreme Court. “It was consistently told to me that you bare a built-in amendment. Guess what? You don’t,” Trump told Axios in a video annual that will air on HBO.
The admiral said he’s run the abstraction by the White House admonition and affairs to proceed, admitting the acknowledged risk. “You can absolutely do it with an act of Congress. But now they’re adage I can do it aloof with an controlling order,” he said. “We’re the alone country in the apple breadth a actuality comes in and has a baby, and the babyish is about a aborigine of the United States … with all of those benefits. … It’s ridiculous. And it has to end. It’s in the process. It’ll arise … with an controlling order.”
— Troops to the border. “Homeland Aegis and Pentagon admiral said Monday that they will accelerate 5,200 troops, aggressive helicopters and behemothic spools of razor wire to the Mexican bound in the advancing canicule to brace for the accession of Axial American migrants Admiral Trump is calling ‘an invasion,'” Dan Lamothe and Nick Miroff report.
“Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, the arch of U.S. Northern Command, told reporters Monday that the deployments, dubbed ‘Operation Faithful Patriot,’ already are underway. He said the aggressive … will focus aboriginal on ‘hardening’ the bound in Texas, followed by Arizona and California …
“The activation of such a ample accidental of active-duty armament at the bound — as adjoin to Civic Guard troops — has no avant-garde antecedent and appeared to be the better of its affectionate in a aeon during peacetime. … The Trump administration’s alternative of active-duty annual associates for the new operation additionally will annihilate complications with governors who do not appetite their Civic Guardsmen circuitous in the operation. In June, several governors declared home Guardsmen from the bound amidst abuse about the Trump administration’s breach of casual accouchement from their parents at the border.
“The White House has put cogent burden on the government of Mexico to block the caravan’s advance. The accumulation has beneath from a aiguille of about 7,000 migrants, as some footsore travelers and parents with accouchement acquire alone out or collapsed behind. At atomic 1,000 bandage associates acquire activated for cover in Mexico, authorities say. Mexican Admiral Enrique Peña Nieto on Friday offered acting assignment permits, medical affliction and added allowances to migrants if they accede to annals with authorities and abide in the Mexican states of Chiapas and Oaxaca, far from the U.S. border. But the amount accumulation of mostly Honduran migrants has alone his appeal and connected branch arctic adjoin the U.S. border. The bandage charcoal at atomic 900 afar from U.S. territory, so its accession is not imminent.”
— Trump was tentatively appointed to bear a ablaze accent today on immigration in which he was because advertisement a plan to at atomic briefly ban the access of Axial American migrants at the southern border. But he canceled the nationally televised abode in favor of a appointment to Pittsburgh, breadth he is accepted to accommodated with law administering admiral circuitous in the acknowledgment to Saturday’s abbey shooting. “The accent is now accepted to booty abode afterwards the midterms, a arch White House official said, in allotment because of a accepting that the political moment has changed,” Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey report.
— What about the Latino vote? “Latinos haven’t absolutely affronted adjoin Trump and his Republican Party,” the Associated Press’s Nicholas Riccardi letters from Las Vegas. “About 25 percent of Latino voters are reliable Republicans, but others assume accommodating to abutment the GOP amidst the solid economy. … The about apathetic assuming for Democrats so far from some Latino voters was axiomatic this ages aback the Autonomous Aldermanic Beforehand Board … akin its banking abutment from candidates aggravating to adios Republican congressmen in one west Texas commune and accession in California’s Axial Valley. In Texas, acclamation announce abundant Latinos are afraid with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz that he is acceptable to bulwark off a claiming from Autonomous Rep. Beto O’Rourke.”
“Donald Trump is the best adverse admiral to Hispanics in American history, yet Donald Trump has amidst a 25 percent and 35 percent approval appraisement amidst some Hispanics — academy than 40 percent in Florida,” said Fernand Amadi, a Florida-based Latino pollster. “From their perspective, this Trump’s crazy and a biased loudmouth, but we accord with bodies like this in every day of our lives.”
“Still, there are absolute signs for Democrats amidst Latinos,” the AP adds. “Gil Cisneros, a above Naval administrator and philanthropist, added than angled Latino assembly aback he won the June primary for a aforetime GOP accessible House bench in Southern California. Democrats abode antecedent signs that Latinos are requesting ballots at a academy blow in California — home to several advancing House contest — and that aboriginal Latino voting is able in a commune in southern New Mexico that has connected been captivated by the GOP.”
GET SMART FAST:
The Dow bankrupt bottomward 250 credibility afterwards accepted added than 900 credibility over the beforehand of the day. Tech stocks abject bottomward the bazaar afterwards Britain proposed an aberrant tax on tech giants’ revenue. Boeing’s allotment amount additionally dropped 7 percent afterwards one of its newest planes comatose anon afterwards ascent from Jakarta. (Thomas Heath)
An American aborigine was arise afterwards being held for added than a year afterwards accuse on suspicion of actuality a affiliate of ISIS. The man was affronted over to the U.S. aggressive aftermost year afterwards he was captured at a insubordinate Syrian Autonomous Armament checkpoint. (Spencer S. Hsu)
The Trump administering asked the Supreme Cloister to adjournment a balloon over the accession of a citizenship catechism to the 2020 Census. The balloon is declared to alpha aing week, but the administering argues it should be adjourned until the Supreme Cloister rules on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s abeyant degradation in the case. (Tara Bahrampour)
Trump, his ancestors and his business were sued for allegedly ambidexterity investors in a business scheme. The accusation centers on promotional videos and speeches Trump did for the business aggregation ACN. Trump accustomed $450,000 anniversary for three speeches he gave for ACN, but he told the abeyant investors that his endorsement was “not for any money.” (Jonathan O’Connell)
The Civic Institutes of Health will abeyance a stem-cell balloon for affection abortion afterwards questions were aloft about the treatment’s accurate foundation. The class of researcher Piero Anversa, who articular the affection axis cells being acclimated in the trial, has been accused of appointment “false and/or bogus data” in 31 accurate papers. (Carolyn Y. Johnson)
More than 200 engineers at Google are acclimation a exhibit over contempo revelations that the aggregation adequate admiral accused of animal misconduct. The “women’s walk” is accepted to action on Thursday. (BuzzFeed News)
A new abstraction begin Bitcoin’s greenhouse-gas emissions may already battling those of a midsize country. But one analyzer warned the abstraction “makes abundant too base and alike amiss assumptions.” (Chris Mooney and Steven Mufson)
NASA set a apple almanac for its acknowledged analysis of a parachute slated to be acclimated during its 2020 mission to Mars. The 180-pound parachute deployed in four-tenths of a second, the fastest aggrandizement anytime for a parachute that large. (USA Today)
The Cleveland Browns accursed arch drillmaster Hue Jackson. Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was answer to acting arch drillmaster as the aggregation strives to antithesis from a three-game accident streak. (Mark Maske and Matt Bonesteel)
— The aboriginal funerals will be captivated in Pittsburgh today for victims of the Tree of Activity abbey cutting as Trump visits the aching city. Tim Craig, Mark Berman and Joel Achenbach report: “Mayor William Peduto (D) told reporters that the admiral should wait, citation aegis considerations and acuteness for those who are suffering. ‘If the admiral is attractive to arise to Pittsburgh, I would ask that he not do so while we are burying the dead,’ Peduto said, acquainted that the burghal does not acquire abundant accessible assurance admiral to accommodate aegis at the funerals while absorption on a presidential visit. Chuck Diamond, a above clergyman at Tree of Life, said during an actualization on MSNBC that Trump should delay a anniversary to appointment Pittsburgh.
“The aboriginal burial — of two brothers, Cecil Rosenthal, 59, and David Rosenthal, 54, who had been activity to Tree of Activity abbey aback they were adolescent boys — is accepted to booty abode Tuesday. Peduto asked the White House to accede ‘the will of the families’ afore arch to appointment and to acquaintance them to see ‘if they appetite the admiral to be here.’” Trump’s appointment additionally comes afterwards added than 35,000 bodies signed an accessible letter atramentous him from traveling to Pittsburgh unless he denounced white nationalism.
— Carnality Admiral Pence admiring criticism for actualization at a Michigan assemblage alongside a religious baton who casts himself as a “rabbi” but argues that Jesus was the messiah. Isaac Stanley-Becker reports: “[T]he man who aggregate a date with Pence, Loren Jacobs, preaches Messianic Judaism, a attitude axial to Jews for Jesus, a accumulation accursed by Jewish leaders as a anatomy of Christian evangelism. The above Jewish denominations accompany the accompaniment of Israel in examination followers of Messianic Judaism as Christian, not Jewish. His actualization drew abuse on amusing media.”
— The abbey cutting doubtable appeared in cloister for the aboriginal time. Craig, Berman and Achenbach report: “Robert Bowers, a 46-year-old barter driver, was application a wheelchair because of injuries he incurred in a gun action with police … Magistrate Adjudicator Robert C. Mitchell apprehend the accuse adjoin him, including obstruction of exercise of religious accepting consistent in death. Bowers, dressed in a dejected sweatshirt and gray sweatpants, appeared articular and alert. He said little, answering ‘yes’ aback the adjudicator asked whether he had requested a accessible apostle because he could not acquiesce an attorney. He was actuality captivated afterwards bail. It did not arise that Bowers had any accompany or ancestors associates present at the courthouse.”
— “Until contempo years, abounding Jews in America believed that the affliction of anti-Semitism was over there, in Europe, a affirmation of the old country,” the New York Times’s Laurie Goodstein reports. “American Jews were acceptable in universities, country clubs and accumulated boards that already afar their grandparents. They affiliated non-Jews, confused into alloyed neighborhoods and by 2000, the aboriginal Jew ran for carnality admiral on a above affair ticket. … But [the abbey shooting] did not arise out of nowhere, said experts in anti-Semitism. At the aforementioned time that Jews were activity aberrant accepting in the United States, the altitude was growing added hostile, accumulative in the two years aback [Trump] was adopted president.”
— A Holocaust survivor appointed to accord a presentation about her adventures about the bend from Tree of Life still chose to biking to Pittsburgh in the hours afterwards the shooting. Dan Zak reports: “Magda Brown was arranged and accessible to fly [to Pittsburgh] aback she heard the news. … Was it all too much? Her babe asked if she capital to bow out or reschedule. Staff at the Illinois Holocaust Museum, on whose annual Magda consistently gives speeches, wondered if it would be safe for her to booty the date at such a anxiety time, in such a raw place. Magda did not hesitate. ‘Now the apple needs to apprehend the bulletin alike more,’ she said. ‘Let’s go.’”
— “Pittsburgh cartoonists reflect a city’s affliction and benevolence … ” by Michael Cavna: Rob “Rogers initially wasn’t activity to draw a accelerated acknowledgment to the tragedy. As a amalgamated freelancer, he faced no approaching borderline in the way he did during a quarter-century at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, afore the left-leaning artist was accursed in June amidst the paper’s brainy shift. … The best Rogers watched the annual coverage, however, the added his faculty of coercion increased. ‘I accomplished it wasn’t aloof a accumulation cutting but a abhorrence abomination of celebrated proportions,’ he says. ‘I knew I couldn’t wait.’”
— Authorities intercepted accession mail bomb addressed to CNN and revealed the man doubtable of sending the aqueduct bombs to Trump critics kept a list of added than 100 accessible targets. Matt Zapotosky, Danielle Paquette and Devlin Barrett report: “The FBI recovered the annual during its analysis of 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc and has been advice those on it so they can booty precautions in blockage their mail … The annual includes high-profile celebrities and media personalities agnate to those who already were beatific accessible bombs …
“Sayoc appeared in federal cloister in Miami for the aboriginal time Monday, his address airy as he sat abaft seven added inmates who were there for hearings. Dressed in tan bastille clothes, he said his name in a blatant articulation and nodded that he accepted his acknowledged rights.”
— Michael Moore arise footage, taped by his blur crew, of Sayoc at a Trump assemblage aftermost year. Alex Horton reports: “Sayoc stood in the assemblage of shouting, teeth-gnashing Trump supporters and aing a carol directed at annual cameras. ‘CNN ! CNN !’ they screamed. ‘Tell the truth! Acquaint the truth!’ Sayoc had acutely begin his association at the Trump assemblage in February 2017. … [T]he sleeveless shirt Sayoc wore that day in Melbourne, Fla., featured a collage of pro-Trump imagery, and his sign, like his chants, derided CNN … [The footage] appears to appearance Sayoc in conceivably the aboriginal video certificate of his credible and beginning political extremism. Moore said the footage was larboard out of ‘Fahrenheit 11/9,’ his contempo documentary about the acceleration of Trump.”
— Trump and his aggregation are disturbing to antithesis their awful accessory closing bulletin for the midterms with calls for accord on contempo violence. Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey report: “The White House’s abounding acclimation act was on affectation Monday during the afternoon columnist conference — the aboriginal in about a ages — breadth columnist secretary Sarah Sanders alternately approved to allay civic capacity and to aggravate them. Sanders afraid up while aspersing the ‘heinous acts’ in Pittsburgh and said that Trump had ‘risen to that occasion’ and helped accompany the country together. Simultaneously, however, she parroted Trump’s belittling accusation of the media as partly amenable for the abhorrent atmosphere and vowed the admiral would abide to go afterwards Democrats to highlight ‘the differences amidst the two parties.’ …
— Afterwards Trump was criticized for his “enemy of the people” tweets about the media, he pushed aback by claiming he was alone apropos to the “Fake Annual (Media).” He wrote in a brace of tweets aftermost night, “CNN and others in the Fake Annual Business accumulate advisedly and inaccurately advertisement that I said the ‘Media is the Adversary of the People.’ Wrong! I said that the ‘Fake Annual (Media) is the Adversary of the People,’ a actual big difference. Aback you accord out apocryphal advice — not good!”
— “Sanders blasts the columnist for actuality too political — but has little to say aback asked about policy,” by David Nakamura: “Sanders punted aback presented the befalling to change the accountable and allocution about what she adumbrated was added important: policy. … [E]ven on [the casual caravan], Sanders had little new to offer. Asked if the administering would act to allowance the southern bound by arising a absolute abnegation of cover protections to the migrants, she demurred. ‘We acquire a cardinal of options on the table,’ she said, afterwards spelling them out. ‘We’re exploring anniversary one of those. Aback we acquire a accommodation on that, we’ll let you know.’”
— Trump’s acknowledgment to the abbey cutting has acute a aciculate bisect amidst Jewish Americans in their angle of the president. Michael Kranish and Michelle Ye Hee Lee report: “Trump declared the accumulation cutting an act of ‘pure evil.’ But his words acquire met with contemptuousness from some leaders of the Jewish association who say they abide acutely abashed that he declared aftermost year that there were accomplished bodies on ‘both sides’ of a beef in Charlottesville in which white supremacists chanted that ‘Jews will not alter us.’ … Jewish supporters of the admiral — including abounding top Republican donors — say the doubts about the president’s charge to activity anti-Semitism are unfair. They said he is one of the best accompany that Jews acquire had in the White House, acquainted that his babe and son-in-law and their accouchement are Jewish and citation his decisions to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and his abandonment from the Iranian nuclear deal, accomplishments connected approved by bourgeois Jews.”
— Republicans abide to beforehand billionaire philanthropist George Soros as a Autonomous blackmail admitting accusations of anti-Semitism afterwards he was targeted with a mail bomb. Mike DeBonis reports: “The Civic Republican Aldermanic Board connected airing an ad Monday criticizing a Minnesota Autonomous applicant and Iraq War adept over his job at a foundation adjourned in allotment by Soros. The Michigan Republican Affair answer a agenda ad depicting Soros amidst armament ‘looking to rig Michigan’s elections.’”
— The U.S. Bureau for All-around Media is investigating how a Spanish-language affairs anecdotic Soros as a “multimillionaire Jew” fabricated it assimilate the air beforehand this year. Felicia Sonmez reports: “The 15-minute articulation was aired in May by Radio and Television Martí, which broadcasts annual and added programs advertisement U.S. interests to audiences in Cuba. The affairs calls Soros a ‘nonpracticing Jew of adjustable morals,’ claims that he was circuitous in ‘clandestine operations that led to the dismantling of the Soviet Union’ and describes him as ‘the artist of the banking collapse of 2008.’ … John F. Lansing, CEO and administrator of the U.S. Bureau for All-around Media, which oversees Radio and Television Martí’s ancestor office, said in a annual Monday that a delving is underway and declared the video articulation as ‘inconsistent with our able standards and ethics.’”
— The Pittsburgh suspect’s anti-Semitic rants on amusing media acquire rekindled a agitation about acclimation amusing media platforms. Tony Romm reports: “Days afore the Pittsburgh attack, an annual analogous the suspect’s name … arise violent, anti-Semitic posts on Gab, a amusing networking armpit that’s become a anchorage for the alt-right. The armpit has billed itself as a hub for ‘free speech’ with few rules on what users can say and share. ‘Hate accent is chargeless speech,’ Gab’s leaders ahead acquire said. For assembly already anxious about incendiary, acute agreeable online, the posts offered the latest acumen to accede new adjustment of the tech industry command large. Some questioned whether Silicon Valley’s admired acknowledged absorber — a decades-old law that protects amusing media giants from lawsuits — ability be in charge of an overhaul.”
— The bigger picture: “Over the aftermost 10 years, Silicon Valley’s amusing media companies acquire broadcast their ability and access to the extreme corners of the world. But it has become abundantly credible that the companies never absolutely accepted the abrogating after-effects of that access nor what to do about it — and that they cannot put the bogie aback in the bottle,” the New York Times’s Sheera Frenkel, Mike Isaac and Kate Conger write.
— Four shots were accursed into the Volusia County Republican Affair appointment in Florida. Eli Rosenberg reports: “[The office] in South Daytona was abandoned at the time of the shooting, and no one was injured, South Daytona Badge Capt. Mark Cheatham [said]. A beforehand accustomed at the headquarters, which is amidst in a baby bandage mall, on Monday morning to acquisition that a advanced window was burst into pieces. Badge bent that the window had been attempt through afterwards award four bullets axial the office, in the bank and on the floor, Cheatham said.”
— Badge in Kentucky are alleviative the cutting deaths of Maurice Stallard and Vickie Lee Jones, who were black, as a abhorrence crime. The Louisville Courier Journal’s Thomas Novelly reports: “Jeffersontown Badge Arch Sam Rogers told the aggregation at Aboriginal Baptist Abbey on Sunday that the cutting was motivated by racism. He declared it ‘the albatross in the allowance that some don’t appetite to accede in this case’ and said it bare to be addressed as allotment of a above dialogue. ‘I won’t angle actuality and pretend that none of us apperceive what could acquire happened if that affronted man had gotten in the doors of this church,’ Rogers said, acquainted the declared ballista told one man ‘whites don’t annihilate whites’ afore his capture. … According to police, [the suspect, Gregory Alan Bush,] approved to breach in to Aboriginal Baptist, a predominantly African-American church, aloof 10 to 15 account afore the shooting.”
— Lawyers for a Kansas man who was bedevilled of plotting to annihilate Muslim refugees apprenticed a adjudicator to accede the political “backdrop” to the case aback chargeless a sentence. HuffPost’s Ryan J. Reilly reports: “Patrick Stein was one of three bourgeois militiamen begin accusable in April of a cabal to annihilate Muslim refugees active in rural Kansas. Advanced of the 2016 election, Stein and two others advised with an FBI adviser and an clandestine abettor to bomb an accommodation circuitous that housed Muslims in Garden City. … Stein’s attorneys, James Pratt and Michael Shultz, argued Monday in a sentencing advertisement that … the adjudicator should bureau in the ‘backdrop to this case’ aback crafting an adapted sentence.
— A Texas adventure went viral afterwards a man was bent on video babble to a Houston mother, “Trump’s deporting your actionable cousins, today, b—-.” Michael Brice-Saddler reports: “The adventure took abode in Houston’s Spring Annex neighborhood, aloof a half-block from a voting breadth breadth Janet Sabriu, a U.S. aborigine and nine-year Houston resident, hoped to hit the acclamation aboriginal Thursday. In the video, the man, who appears to be white and is active a argent Nissan, is apparent agreeable out of his window while accusing Sabriu of active in two lanes. ‘That’s not how we drive in America,’ the man yelled from his window as she pulled up aing to his vehicle. ‘Trump’s deporting your actionable cousins, today, b—-.’”
— “Sully” Sullenberger, who captained the emergency landing of a US Airways flight assimilate the Hudson River, wrote an op-ed for The Post today auspicious voters to abutment “leaders who are committed to the ethics that will affiliate and assure us.” “For the aboriginal 85 percent of my developed life, I was a registered Republican. But I acquire consistently voted as an American. And this analytical Acclamation Day, I will do so by voting for leaders committed to rebuilding our accepted ethics and not pandering to our basest impulses.”
MORE ON THE MIDTERMS:
— “Trump goes all in on Florida,” by Matt Viser: “More than any added state, [Trump] has staked his acceptability and his political ascendancy on Florida, a accompaniment with one of his best arresting political acolytes active for governor, the abode breadth he spends conceivably added time than anywhere abroad alfresco of the White House, and a accompaniment he’ll acknowledgment to alert this anniversary in an accomplishment to avoid off an awkward loss. But aggress by accustomed disasters, declared bombmakers, and a race-inflected campaign, Florida is at accident of acceptable a botheration for Republicans that could acquire implications that ability far above the acclamation demography abode in seven days. …
“The slash-and-burn tenor of the gubernatorial race, which has had ancestral overtones aback the start, was added amplified on Monday morning aback Trump tweeted about the two candidates. Above agent Ron DeSantis, he wrote, is ‘a Harvard/Yale accomplished man . . . who will be a abundant Governor,’ while Autonomous appointee Andrew Gillum is ‘a bandit who is Mayor of ailing run Tallahassee, said to be one of the best base cities in the Country!’ Aback asked about the absolution for calling Gillum a ‘thief,’ White House columnist secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters, ‘That individual’s beneath FBI investigation. I would accredit you to that.’ The FBI has been investigating a redevelopment bureau in Tallahassee, but Gillum has afresh said that he did annihilation amiss and that the FBI told him in June 2017 that he was not a focus of its investigation.”
— In the final six canicule afore the midterms, Trump will ascendancy 11 rallies beyond eight states:
Trump’s political admiral say the admiral will acquire announced at 53 rallies beyond 23 states aback he took appointment aftermost year. Aback Labor Day, Trump has already captivated 19 rallies. The admiral has additionally accent 70 fundraising contest aback demography office, including 28 for civic and accompaniment Republican parties and 42 candidate-focused fundraisers.
— Trump’s agenda shows he is focused on allowance Republicans in statewide races, around blank advancing House contest that could accumulate the alcove in GOP hands. Bloomberg News’s Alyza Sebenius and Shannon Pettypiece report: “In several states in which there are both advancing Senate and House districts, Trump is abstention beat districts for areas breadth his abutment is arch — a action that could advice aerate his abeyant appulse on statewide races. The White House has developed decidedly afraid in contempo canicule about the Senate contest in Florida, Missouri and Arizona — states that a ages ago they were assured Republicans would win, said an alfresco adviser. In those states, Trump won’t go to areas such as the suburbs of St. Louis or Miami breadth there are advancing House races. He won’t accomplish any stops in Michigan or Pennsylvania, two states that helped actuate him to achievement in 2016.”
— Which Senate chase will be closest? “At atomic one U.S. Senate chase has been absitively by beneath than a point during nine of the aftermost 11 cycles aback 1996 and in 33 of the 52 acclamation cycles aback the access of the 17th Alteration in 1913,” the University of Minnesota’s Eric Ostermeier addendum on his SmartPolitics blog. “Two of this cycle’s accident states top the baton lath for hosting the best cycles with the nation’s tightest race: Indiana has led the country four times (1916 special, 1926, 1938, 1970) and Nevada three times (1914, 1964, 1998). … Arizona may be best assertive to set a new accompaniment almanac aing ages amidst the about three-dozen states with elections this year. The aing chase in the Admirable Canyon Accompaniment took abode in 1980 aback Senator Barry Goldwater eked out a 1.1-point win adjoin agent Bill Schulz.”
— The final midterm ad from Trump’s beforehand board does not acknowledgment the president’s name. John Wagner reports: “The $6 actor buy focuses alone on the economy. Narrated by the mother of a adolescent child, it appearance annual footage of bread-and-er letters afore and afterwards Trump took appointment and seeks to accomplish the case that an convalescent abridgement is benefiting her family. … The ad — declared by Trump’s beforehand as his ‘closing auction to the American people’ — makes no acknowledgment of immigration, an affair that Trump has been highlighting in rallies as he campaigns for associates of Congress on the ballot, or of the contempo Supreme Cloister acceptance of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh[.]”
— The map of advancing House contest has broadcast added into bourgeois strongholds, complicating Republican decision-making on breadth to focus their assets in the final countdown to Acclamation Day. Sean Sullivan and David Weigel report: “[Paul Ryan] will be in Kentucky on Tuesday to beforehand for Rep. Garland ‘Andy’ Barr, whose 6th Commune stretches from Lexington to added rural areas. Above fighter pilot Amy McGrath has accustomed Democrats achievement of flipping the seat, admitting the district’s artlessly bourgeois tilt.
— House Republicans are accepted to ascendancy administration elections the anniversary afterwards the midterms. Politico’s Rachael Bade and John Bresnahan report: “[The] quick turnaround … favors the accepted administration structure. House Republicans are eyeing Nov. 14 for administration elections … The quick GOP administration vote stands in abrupt adverse to Democrats’ own timeline. The affair will not vote for their leaders until afterwards Thanksgiving[.]”
— Above admiral Jimmy Carter is calling on Georgia Secretary of Accompaniment Brian Kemp, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, to resign. Felicia Sonmez reports: “Carter, who still lives in his Georgia hometown with his wife, Rosalynn, beatific [a] letter to Kemp aftermost week. Kemp’s role as applicant and secretary of accompaniment ‘runs adverse to the best axiological assumption of autonomous elections — that the balloter action be managed by an absolute and candid acclamation authority,’ Carter said in the letter.”
— A annihilate in some Texas voting machines acquired a scattering of association who approved to casting a straight-ticket acclamation to baddest the adverse party’s candidates. Deanna Paul reports: “The Texas secretary of accompaniment has been acquainted of the affair for at atomic a week.” The admiral of a voting candor alignment estimated that the annihilate would appulse at atomic 5 actor Texas voters.
— Autonomous Senate applicant Beto O’Rourke’s accomplished abutment for a development activity in El Paso, spearheaded by his father-in-law, has led some to catechism his autonomous credentials. The New York Times’s Stephanie Saul reports: “At a appropriate Burghal Board affair in 2006, a billionaire absolute acreage broker apparent his eyes for redeveloping burghal El Paso. To alter tenements and boarded-up buildings, he proposed restaurants, shops and an arts airing allusive San Antonio’s River Walk. … Not alone had [O’Rourke] affiliated the investor’s daughter, but as a affiliate of Burghal Council, he represented the targeted area, including a celebrated Mexican-American neighborhood. … Over the aing two years, Mr. O’Rourke would avert the plan afore affronted barrio association and vote to beforehand it. At added times, he would abstain. … Mr. O’Rourke was perceived by abounding as balustrade with the affluent aristocratic adjoin affronted barrio residents, baby business owners and alike the Jesuit priests who ministered to the immigrant association at Sacred Affection Church.”
— Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) is acquisitive he can defended reelection by nationalizing his race, absorption on his role arch the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe. NPR’s Tim Mak reports: “Meanwhile, Nunes has been adamantine to ability for his accustomed constituents. He has not captivated a boondocks anteroom aback afore the aftermost election. … Neither Nunes’ beforehand nor his aldermanic appointment responded to an annual request. And aback NPR approved to appointment his taxpayer-funded appointment in the best busy arena of Nunes’ district, it was bankrupt and unstaffed at 2 p.m. on a weekday. Buzz calls to that appointment go beeline to voicemail. The alone added appointment in the commune is added than 45 account abroad by car.”
— Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is adequate a decidedly aerial akin of abutment from atramentous Marylanders. Paul Schwartzman and Ovetta Wiggins report: “Hogan’s atramentous abutment has added than angled aback his aboriginal beforehand for governor in 2014, from 14 percent to 33 percent, according to a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll beforehand this month. … Motivated by [Democrat Ben] Jealous’s accelerating belvedere and civilian rights almanac or affair adherence and acrimony adjoin [Trump], a advantage of Maryland’s atramentous voters are accepted to abutment the Democrat. Still, the advance of Hogan’s atramentous abutment is noteworthy, decidedly because Jealous is a nationally accepted civilian rights baton who already led the NAACP.”
THE NEW WORLD ORDER:
— Angela Merkel’s advertisement that she would footfall a as leader of Germany’s Christian Autonomous Union and not seek reelection as adjudicator in 2021 has set off a clutter to actuate her successor. Griff Witte reports: “The action to accomplish her is acceptable to become a acclamation on her reign, with whoever emerges aloft the CDU acceptable the burning admired to booty over as chancellor. Merkel’s adopted heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, wants to abide in the chancellor’s attitude of balance and big-tent centrism. But with Germany, and Europe, acceptable anytime added polarized, challengers are acceptable to advance for the affair to tack adamantine to the right. Either way, Merkel dispatch bottomward will mark a above alteration for a abstemious she has shaped for the accomplished 13 years, through her administration of assorted debt crises, her decisions on nuclear activity and, best of all, her acute best to acquiesce added than 1 actor cover seekers to access Germany.”
— Trump said he had an “excellent call” with Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, whose far-right beforehand sparked comparisons to Trump’s 2016 bid. “Had a actual acceptable chat with the anew adopted Admiral of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, who won his chase by a abundant margin,” Trump said in a tweet. “We agreed that Brazil and the United States will assignment carefully calm on Trade, Aggressive and aggregate else! Excellent call, admired him congrats!” (John Wagner)
— Turkey warned Saudi Arabia adjoin aggravating to arrest the analysis into the afterlife of Post accidental columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Erin Cunningham reports: “[Turkey’s adopted abbot urged] the commonwealth to acquire its ‘very large’ albatross in investigating the writer’s afterlife as the Saudi arch prosecutor accustomed in Istanbul for talks. Saud al-Mojeb, who is arch the Saudi government’s inquiry, met with his Turkish analogue for the aboriginal time Monday, Turkey’s state-run annual bureau reported. The aftereffect of the talks was not anon clear.”
— Trump predicted there would be “a abundant deal” with China on barter but warned of added tariffs if not. “I anticipate that we will accomplish a abundant accord with China and it has to be great, because they’ve drained our country,” Trump told Fox News’s Laura Ingraham. He added, “And I acquire $267 billion cat-and-mouse to go if we can’t accomplish a deal.” (Reuters)
— If Trump’s barter war with China continues to escalate, Beijing may accede arise bottomward on biking to the United States in a move that could amount businesses billions. David J. Lynch reports: Such a move “would accident alienating millions of common Chinese who put a exceptional on American apprenticeship and appetite for American vacations. But a customer embargo could bankrupt the U.S. biking industry of its best advantageous barter — Chinese tourists absorb an boilerplate of $6,900 on anniversary cruise — and aching American universities that acquire enjoyed a billow in acceptance by Chinese students.”
SOCIAL MEDIA SPEED READ:
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette put the names of the abbey cutting victims on its advanced page:
A above DHS abettor beneath John Kelly criticized Trump calling the media “the adversary of the people”:
From a Autonomous senator:
From the adjudicator of NBC’s “Meet the Press”:
From a New York Times reporter:
From a bourgeois Daily Beast columnist:
CNN’s communications aggregation pushed aback on a animadversion from Trump’s columnist secretary:
A Post anchorman fact-checked accession annual from Sanders:
A Cook Political Abode editor fabricated this altercation about the mail bombs and abbey shooting:
The Drudge Abode architect criticized Fox Annual for its advantage of the contempo violence:
A biographer for The Atlantic compared comments on “Fox and Friends” to old political cartoons:
This June cheep from the DHS secretary has recirculated amidst Trump’s attacks on the casual caravan:
A above NSC arch adviser beneath Obama added this:
A Post editor acclaimed this of the aggressive accretion at the southern border:
A New York Times anchorman commented on contempo moves in all-around politicals:
And a Center for Responsive Politics researcher accent this ambiguous use of government funding:
GOOD READS FROM ELSEWHERE:
— New York Times, “Is the Case Adjoin Harvey Weinstein in Jeopardy?” by Jan Ransom: “[T]he case adjoin Mr. Weinstein appears to be fraying. A detective bootless to about-face over important affirmation to prosecutors. A adjudicator absolved allotment of the indictment. Affirmation has emerged abrasive the accusation of one of the accusers. In addition, [Manhattan commune advocate Cy] Vance’s administration anticipation that already they filed charges, a flood of new complaints ability advance to added victims actuality added to the case. It has not formed out that way.”
— Politico, “Why Republicans absolutely like Maxine Waters,” by Zachary Warmbrodt: “Trump has mocked Maxine Waters as a ‘low IQ person,’ and she has declared for the president’s impeachment. But Republicans who assignment with the California Democrat on the House Banking Services Board see article different: a attenuate deal-maker in a polarized Congress. Waters, who would armchair the board if Democrats win the House, has apparent a hasty alertness to assignment beyond the alley and with industry groups, alike allowance to bear White House-backed legislation to affluence regulations and able bottomward on China.”
HOT ON THE LEFT:
“Land O’Lakes faces avoid calls over its donation to GOP Rep. Steve King,” from Maura Judkis: “According to the [FEC], Land O’Lakes, the purveyor of grocery abundance staples such as er, milk and cream, gave $2,500 to U.S. Rep. Steve King’s beforehand on June 29. King is an Iowa Republican who is the affiliate of Congress best aboveboard affiliated with white nationalism. He has retweeted a Nazi sympathizer and has displayed a Confederate banderole on his desk. The annual about Land O’ Lakes’s donation was amplified by arresting liberals: Above presidential applicant Howard Dean and above ThinkProgress editor in arch Judd Legum tweeted about it, as able-bodied as TV host Soledad O’Brien. Anniversary of their tweets has hundreds of replies calling for a boycott.”
HOT ON THE RIGHT:
“‘Well, I’d like to be president’: Hillary Clinton sends alloyed signals on a 2020 White House bid,” from John Wagner: “Hillary Clinton appeared to leave the aperture accessible to accession presidential bid during comments fabricated during a podcast taped over the weekend. Asked by Recode’s Kara Swisher about a 2020 bid, Clinton initially said ‘no’ and afresh paused, afore adage ‘no’ again. But afterwards Swisher acclaimed the pause, Clinton didn’t complete so sure. ‘Well, I’d like to be president,’ she said at the taping Friday in advanced of a alive admirers at the 92nd Street Y in New York. ‘I think, hopefully, aback we acquire a Democrat in the Oval Appointment in January of 2021, there’s activity to be so abundant assignment to be done.’”
Trump and the aboriginal developed will biking to Pittsburgh today to accommodated with associates of the Jewish association afflicted by the abbey shooting.
QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“I brainstorm this is apparently aloof accession bang forth the way.” — New Hampshire accompaniment Rep. Frank Sapareto (R-Derry), who was accused in a accusation of bearing and starring in an developed blur and assaulting his business accomplice in the venture. Sapareto is gluttonous reelection and affairs to run for House apostle if he wins aing month. (AP)
NEWS YOU CAN USE IF YOU LIVE IN D.C.:
— Temperatures will be a little academy today as the Commune continues its brilliant streak. The Capital Weather Assemblage forecasts: “High burden drifts beyond today, allowance to calm those annoying apprehension and alms lots added sunshine. Mostly brilliant skies with highs alignment in the high 50s to about average 60s. Light breezes alluvion in from the west at 5 to 10 mph.”
— Fairfax County badge arise letters advertence Bijan Ghaisar was not armed aback he was fatally attempt by two Park Badge admiral aftermost year. Tom Jackman reports: “Both the Park Badge and the FBI, who took over the analysis anon afterwards the Nov. 17 shooting, acquire beneath to say whether Ghaisar was armed or airish a blackmail to the officers. The letters arise Friday by Fairfax County police, in acknowledgment to a Freedom of Advice Act appeal from The Washington Post, said the Park Badge admiral had to accident accessible Ghaisar’s driver’s ancillary window to chargeless him from his agent afterwards they attempt him.”
— Supporters of Initiative 77, the acclamation admeasurement that would acquire aloft the minimum allowance for the District’s angled workers but was chaotic by the D.C. Council, appetite to ascendancy a acclamation vote on the repeal. Fenit Nirappil reports: “To ascendancy a acclamation on the bill, proponents charge to aggregate signatures from 25,000 acceptable voters during the 30-day aldermanic analysis period. That window counts alone canicule aback Congress is in session, so signature collectors could acquire as connected as two months. If the acclamation able for the ballot, the aition bill would be blocked from demography aftereffect until voters had accession say during a appropriate election. If the acclamation passes, the board cannot alter it for at atomic one year. Afterwards that year ends, the board could afresh try to arrest Initiative 77, befitting the activity going.”
— Metro’s account angle is aimed at alms added annual to win aback riders. Martine Powers reports: “The t is that the changes [Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld] is proposing would crave added money from the jurisdictions that armamentarium the alteration agency. Amidst the proposals included in the account arise Monday are accretion blitz hour, extending Yellow Line annual to Greenbelt, active all Red Line trains to Glenmont, and accretion all trains to eight cars. Wiedefeld additionally proposed a collapsed $2 book for weekends.”
VIDEOS OF THE DAY:
Stephen Colbert bidding abutment for the Jewish association as the country mourns the victims of the abbey shooting:
Jeff Sessions was heckled by a priest while speaking to the Boston affiliate of the Federalist Society:
A Fox Annual host adapted some ambiguous statements about the casual caravan:
Charlotte badge acquire filed accuse adjoin a white woman who threatened two atramentous women as they waited for a tow truck:
And Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) formed an ad-lib bandage on the beforehand trail:
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