Hello and welcome to my Nuzzel newsletter. This daily newsletter, sent in the am, is a collection of political, gender-related and occasionally theatre-related or food-related stories that I'm reading from across the web.
Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued a subpoena to the Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Joseph Maguire to compel the production of a whistleblower complaint that…
The Washington Post
Mark Sanford, Joe Walsh, Bill Weld
– Sep 13, 2019, 5:30 PM
A president always defines his or her party, and today the Republican Party has taken a wrong turn, led by a serial self-promoter who has abandoned the bedrock principles of the GOP. In the Trump era, personal responsibility, fiscal sanity and rule…
The New York Times
– Sep 13, 2019, 5:43 PM
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will present one of its most prestigious awards to the lawyers who worked on the highly contentious Supreme Court nomination process of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh. Next month, Attorney General William P.
In February, Georgetown Law professor Josh Geltzer began to ponder aloud what would happen if President Donald Trump refused to leave office were he to be defeated in 2020. It sounded far-fetched, but Geltzer isn't a conspiracy theorist. Actually…
Wall Street Journal
– Sep 13, 2019, 11:42 PM
Drone strikes caused fires that raged at two facilities of Saudi Arabia's vast state oil company early Saturday, the kingdom's interior ministry said, marking the latest in a series of attacks on the country's petroleum assets in recent months.
MIT bigwig Richard Stallman dismissed Epstein's underage victims in emails and defended child pornography on his blog. While MIT engages in damage control following revelations the university's Media Lab accepted millions of dollars in funding from…
– Sep 13, 2019, 3:00 AM
Senate conservatives are warning President Trump and their own leaders to tread carefully in the gun-control debate and caution they risk a political backlash by striking a deal with Democrats to expand background checks for firearms sales. Sen.
'To Kill a Mockingbird' is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district. The Sun Herald reports that Biloxi administrators pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum this week. School board vice president Kenny…
The New York Times
– Sep 14, 2019, 10:55 AM
Deborah Ramirez had the grades to go to Yale in 1983. But she wasn't prepared for what she'd find there. A top student in southwestern Connecticut, she studied hard but socialized little. She was raised Catholic and had a sheltered upbringing. In…
House Republicans plan to run on tried-and-true issues in 2020: repealing Obamacare and reducing the national debt, even though the GOP fell short of both goals the last time the party had full control of Washington. “The first thing we…