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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

RSN: Eight Ways Trump Got Rolled in His First Budget Negotiation

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Eight Ways Trump Got Rolled in His First Budget Negotiation 
President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., January 23, 2017. (photo: Saul Loeb/Getty Images) 
James Hohmann and Breanne Deppisch, The Washington Post 
Excerpt: "The White House agreed to punt on a lot of the president's top priorities until this fall to avert a shutdown on Friday and to clear the deck so that the House can pass a health-care bill." 
House Intelligence Trump-Russia Probe Resumes Today 
Bartholomew D Sullivan, USA TODAY 
Sullivan writes: "The stalled investigation by the House intelligence committee into Russian meddling in the 2016 appears to be back on track. The committee's ranking Democrat, Adam Schiff of California, tweeted Friday that the committee had sent a letter inviting FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers to appear before the panel May 2 during a closed hearing." 
Trump Starts Dismantling His Shadow Cabinet 
Michael Grunwald, Andrew Restuccia and Josh Dawsey, Politico 
Excerpt: "The White House is quietly starting to pull the plug on its shadow Cabinet of Trump loyalists who had been dispatched to federal agencies to serve as the president's eyes and ears." 
Desperate Families Driven to Black Market Insulin 
Ben Popken, NBC News 
Popken writes: "Soaring insulin prices and inflexible insurance policies have forced a working-class mom to take desperate measures outside the system to keep her child alive." 
Prosecuted by Her Legal Counterpart: 'It Destroyed My Life in So Many Ways' 
Aviva Shen, Guardian UK 
Shen writes: "As a public defenders' investigator in New Orleans, Taryn Blume was juggling a minimum of 70 cases on any given day. Then something happened that shocked even Blume's most seasoned colleagues: Blume herself faced felony criminal charges for her work on one such case. The charges were initiated by the same prosecutor her office opposed every day in court." 
Venezuelan President Calls for Popular Assembly to Remake Constitution 
Excerpt: "Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters gathered to commemorate International Workers Day, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced he would call a constituent assembly, effectively remaking the country's constitution." 
Why You Need More Dirt in Your Life 
Simon Worrall, National Geographic 
Worrall writes: "The EPA estimates that the average American adult now spends 93 percent of their life indoors. As we retreat indoors, more and more of the earth is disappearing, with an estimated quarter of a million acres paved or repaved in the United States each year." 

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