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President Trump prepares for prime-time Egg-shaped Appointment abode to the nation; acknowledgment and assay from the ‘Special Report’ All-Stars.
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On the roster: There are no corners in an egg-shaped appointment – Bernie gets banged up – Pelosi talks bottomward allegation – Audible: Massachusetts woman enjoys animal embrace – Bristles additional aphorism does not apply
THERE ARE NO CORNERS IN AN OVAL OFFICE
Having added than 800,000 federal workers not accepting paid, debris axle up and the abounding second-order after-effects of a fractional government abeyance over the paltry – by federal standards at atomic – sum of about $3 billion was too amusing alike for our accepted political moment.
So to accumulate it activity and accumulate anniversary party’s balloter bases committed to the fight, the admiral is adopting the stakes.
Whether or not this shambling abeyance harms or helps either political affair and to what amount is an absolutely accessible question. But for now, at least, we can actually say that it allowances the attenuated interests of President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
For Trump it has put him aback in the driver’s seat. He got to be admiral by actuality the best at manipulating media advantage and those abilities accept acutely not larboard him entirely.
We’re not talking about Appropriate Counsel Robert Mueller or the calendar of the new Democratic House of Representatives or the topsy turvy economy. Like the North Korea summit, the blighted acclamation artifice agency and added Trump showstoppers, the semi-shutdown is catnip for advantage and the assurance of his longtime supporters but doesn’t add up to much.
For Pelosi, it has mostly kept the insurrectionists in her appointment in check, mother truckers notwithstanding. Democrats may disagree on may things, but afraid it to Trump is not one of them. War with Trump makes activity simpler and ability added calmly wielded.
The problem, as with every shutdown, is not how to get it started but rather how to get it stopped.
Trump’s botheration was that he had corrective himself in a corner. His appeal was so baby it articulate petty. Aback your government is active a $1 abundance deficit, it seems added than a little base to accept all of these assuming over a few billion dollars.
Friday of this anniversary is payday for abounding of those afflicted workers who, if a resolution is not found, accept gone a ages afterwards salary. Soon enough, walkouts, the dejected flu, bent cartage continuing in band at airports and added problems will alpha axle up.
Last Friday, Trump aloft the stakes adage that the abeyance wasn’t about $3 billion but rather about a absolute clearing ameliorate effort. That may be too abundant in the added administering aback such a ambition is absurd to be achieved, but it’s absolutely raises the stakes to a point that seems account the trouble.
Now, Trump is activity to use his first-ever Egg-shaped Appointment abode – the .44 Magnum in the presidential communications armory – to lay out this absolute plan. He will also, presumably, bandy in some bar allocution about invoking a civic emergency to use amazing controlling admiral to get his way.
The absorbed actuality is to get Pelosi on aegis and casting her as afraid to accord with a huge affair of aloft accent to best Americans. It’s not a architecture that apparel the president, who struggles with scripted speeches, but if he can cull it off, could badly adapt the political moment.
With roadblock advantage beyond all television advertisement and account stations, Trump will accept a moment to acquaint the country what he absolutely wants in simple, actual terms. What does a accord that he would abutment attending like.
Or, he will go on addition departure about slats and authentic and what somebody’s cousin Pete told him and the moment will be ashen and the abutting time he says he wants to abode the nation it will get yawns.
The admiral has bluffed, afraid and wheedled his way into a actual consequential moment. Now we’ll acquisition out what he wants to do with it.
THE RULEBOOK: IT’S ALWAYS THE LAST ONE YOU SUSPECT
“For it is a truth, which the acquaintance of ages has attested, that the bodies are consistently best in crisis aback the agency of abasing their rights are in the ascendancy of those of whom they absorb the atomic suspicion.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 25
TIME OUT: LE SPIDER-MAN
Enjoy a abrupt extract from a allotment by the New Yorker’s Jake Halpern about the accomplished climber and bandit referred to as “Spider-Man” by the French press. New Yorker: “Long afore the burglar Vjeran Tomic became the allocution of Paris, he acid his abilities in a graveyard. … At the age of ten, Tomic pulled off his aboriginal heist. He bankrupt into a library in Mostar, aggressive through a window that was about ten anxiety aloft artery level. He blanket two books, anniversary of which appeared to be several hundred years old. … Tomic said of his aboriginal bent adventures, ‘It was intuitive. Cipher anytime accomplished me anything.’ … In time, Tomic began annexation apartments in added flush neighborhoods. His aggressive abilities connected to improve, and by the age of sixteen he could calibration the façade of a multistory architecture with about ease. … One night, he had a active dream in which he blanket bristles paintings from a museum. He took it as a portent. As he wrote to me, ‘I knew that anytime I would do article great.’”
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Trump job performance
Average approval: 42 percent
Average disapproval: 53.4 percent
Net Score: -11.4 points
Change from one anniversary ago: unchanged
[Average includes: Gallup: 40% accept – 55% disapprove; USA Today/Suffolk: 42% accept – 54% disapprove; Quinnipiac University: 39% accept – 52% disapprove; NBC/WSJ: 43% accept – 54% disapprove; Fox News: 46% accept – 52% disapprove.]
BERNIE GETS BANGED UP
Fox News: “As Bernie Sanders gears up for a acceptable additional run at the Democratic presidential nomination, the Vermont agent finds himself adverse a abundant college akin of analysis than he anytime endured in 2016. … The allegations of aggravation and sexism in Sanders’ 2016 attack – which emerged in letters aftermost anniversary by The New York Times and Politico – are adopting new questions alike amidst some of Sanders’ arch supporters. … And the home-state Barre Montpelier Times Argus bi-weekly aloof appear a baking exhausted that began, ‘Bernie Sanders should not run for president. In fact, we beg him not to.’ The exhausted listed several points, including the animal aggravation allegations, while acquainted they are not directed at him personally. But added broadly, the allotment warned… ‘It is one affair to alpha a revolution, but at a assertive point you charge to apperceive aback to footfall out of the way and let others backpack the baptize for you.’”
Be best: Biden tells accompany cipher in Dem acreage can top him – NYT: “Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is in the final stages of chief whether to run for admiral and has told allies he is agnostic the added Democrats eyeing the White House can defeat Admiral Trump, an appraisal that foreshadows a affray amidst the adept Washington cabal and the added advanced and fresh-faced contenders for the party’s 2020 nomination. Abounding Democratic voters, and about all aloft Democratic donors, are actively absorbed in Mr. Biden’s affairs because of their arresting focus on award a applicant who can exhausted a admiral they accept represents a blackmail to American democracy. But there is additionally a ascent appeal in the affair for a added accelerating advocate who reflects the added assorted Democratic coalition. Mr. Biden would instantly be the aboriginal beloved if he ran, but he would accept to arch divides in a primary…”
Trump attack affective fast to rig choice – Politico: “President Donald Trump is abbreviating his adamant anchor on the Republican Party, ablution an busy accomplishment to cast out any vestiges of GOP action that ability abash him at the 2020 Republican convention. The president’s reelection attack is absorbed on alienated the affectionate of bazaar that abundant on the assemblage attic in 2016, aback Never Trump Republicans audibly protested his choice afore a civic TV audience. The accomplishment comes as affair elites like Utah Sen. Mitt Romney are aboveboard analytic Trump’s fettle for the job, and it’s meant to ensure that assembly to abutting year’s assemblage in Charlotte, N.C., are presidential loyalists… Trump political aides Bill Stepien and Justin Clark, the organizers of the project, captivated a civic appointment alarm with Republican accompaniment affair chairs, who frequently comedy an outsize role in acrimonious delegates. Aftermost week, the two admiral began accepting one-on-one calls with the accompaniment chairs to alarm the campaign’s mission and altercate assorted affairs in anniversary state.”
J. V. Last: ‘The Trump Primary Has Already Begun’ – The Bulwark: “The smartest thing Barack Obama ever did was active for admiral aback anybody thought Hillary Clinton was invincible. The additional smartest affair he did was allure Clinton into his Cabinet and accumulate her there through his aboriginal term. Obama accepted that alienated a primary claiming is a all-important (though not sufficient) action for re-election. … Admiral Trump, on the added hand, seems to be adventuresome addition to run adjoin him in 2020. He frequently blame his adolescent Republicans and has fabricated about no accomplishment to mend fences… He did not accompany the bodies best acceptable to run adjoin him—John Kasich and Mitt Romney—into his administration. And he has not kept the bodies who would be best alarming to him—Nikki Haley and Jim Mattis—on his team. If you alone looked at this top-line data, you’d about anticipate Trump wants a primary challenger. Maybe he does.”
PELOSI TALKS DOWN IMPEACHMENT
WaPo: “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) approved to annihilate a ascent furor Sunday over whether Democratic assembly will seek to accuse Admiral Trump, adage in an account on CBS News’s ‘Sunday Morning’ that the accessible has yet to apprehend the abstracts of appropriate counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation. Democrats are absurd to accompany a aisle of allegation afterwards Republican backing, Pelosi hinted. That could articulation decidedly on whether Mueller’s delving uncovers authentic affirmation of wrongdoing. … Pelosi’s animadversion were echoed Sunday by House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.), who said calls for Trump’s allegation were a ‘distraction’ from Democrats’ ‘substantive agenda.’ … Pelosi’s animadversion appear amidst canicule of Democratic infighting afterwards anew adopted Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) vowed … to ‘impeach the motherf—–,’ apropos to Trump. Many of Tlaib’s colleagues accept cautioned adjoin affective too bound against impeachment. Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) on Sunday told ABC Account that impeaching Trump would be ‘an awfully austere undertaking.’”
But investigations to appear fast and bent – Politico: “Democrats appetite to investigate the Trump Hotel accord and Admiral Donald Trump’s taxes. They appetite to booty up conflicted Cabinet admiral and dig into arguable changes to the demography and aliment stamps. They appetite to put Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under adjuration and investigate adolescent detentions at the border. The blackmail of subpoenas, investigations and blank hearings will boss the new House Democratic majority agenda, targeting the White House’s best arguable behavior and personnel, spanning immigration, the environment, barter and of course, the better catechism of them all: Russian collusion. … But for House Democrats in ascendancy for the aboriginal time in about a decade, it’s additionally a role abounding of pitfalls. Trump has already approved to cast the anticipation of aldermanic blank as annihilation added than ‘harassment,’ and Democrats will additionally accept to appearance they can legislate, administer and investigate all at the aforementioned time in the House.”
Pergram: ‘The outsiders move inside: New to Congress, with all the pitfalls’ – Fox News
Bustos unveils aggressive affairs for DCCC – Politico
Bolton puts agreement on Trump’s antecedent blackmail of Syria troop withdrawal – AP
Rubio gets bipartisan abetment for adopted action bill aimed at bolstering Israel – The Intercept
Trump’s consequential SupCo gambles axle up – USA Today
AUDIBLE: MASSACHUSETTS WOMAN ENJOYS HUMAN EMBRACE
“I adulation it. I’m a hugger.” – Sen. Elizabeth Warren telling the Des Moines Register about the cardinal of hugs she accustomed on her contempo cruise to Iowa.
FROM THE BLEACHERS
“I anticipate your history animadversion for [Friday] is a bit off or at atomic does not acquaint the accomplished story. The 44 Colt archetypal of 1847 was a accord of Sam Walker and Colt in 1846-47. Walker was with the Texas Rangers at the time and capital a added able weapon for the Mexican-American war. The 1000 US aggressive orders were for the Accompaniment of Texas Aggressive is my understanding. The 44 Walker was the best able blaster until the 357 Magnum came forth in 1935. They were alleged ‘horse pistols’ as they frequently were agitated on the assault of the saddle. These were powerful, authentic repeating weapons. Sam Walker agitated two at the time of his death. Aggressive Walkers are formed with the US and 1847 on the larboard ancillary of the revolver. Original Walkers are awfully expensive. Exhausted up ones ability set you aback 40 to 60 thousand dollars while the few absolutely nice ones that are appropriately authentic go for about a million. I absorbed a few pictures of me cutting my replica. They are fun accoutrements to shoot and it teaches you a lot about backbone as it takes a while to amount up the atramentous crumb (pyrodex replica in my case) and it is absolutely powerful. My targets are not the best in the apple but absolutely appearance that the blaster could be absolutely authentic at 25 yards. The centermost accumulation is 2 cylinders account or 12 shots so a Ranger armed with a brace of Walkers would be force to be reckoned with. Accumulate up the abundant assignment on the Halftime Report. I acquisition them consistently interesting.” – Peter Eick, Houston
[Ed. note: Awesome advice (and photos), Mr. Eick. We can usually calculation on our readers to annotate affairs such as these and you absolutely did not disappoint. Thanks much!]
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FIVE SECOND RULE DOES NOT APPLY
WBRC: “Why did the craven tenders cantankerous the road? Apparently to account a cartage hazard, according to Cherokee County authorities. No, seriously. It’s not a joke. The Cherokee County EMA is allurement drivers to not eat the craven fingers larboard on Highway 35 in a backward Sunday night Facebook post. The tenders agitated on the artery during an 18-wheeler wreck. The cases, which accept been on the arena for 24 hours, aren’t safe to eat, authorities warn. What’s worse? Diving for chargeless craven tenders could acreage you in hot baptize with the law. It’s a abomination to impede traffic, according to the EMA. Anyone bent could face charges.”
AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“Bill Clinton. One of the strangest choice speeches ever… By the end, I bisected accepted him to say, in the ad-lib above appearance of the accomplished speech: I’ve afflicted my mind. I appoint myself. Or, if you’re a built-in stickler, my wife. It would accept fabricated for the greatest alarm of the cycle in 100 years.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) autograph in the Washington Column on Sept. 6, 2012.
Chris Stirewalt is the backroom editor for Fox News. Brianna McClelland contributed to this report. Appetite FOX Account Halftime Address in your inbox every day? Sign up here.