It’s usually GOP Hill leaders that accept been agnostic of a action over bound bank funding. Now they’re lining up, accessible to go to war. | Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty Images
CANCEL YOUR CHRISTMAS PLANS … OVER THE LAST few days, we’ve apparent a massive ramp-up of the “build-the-wall” abode from key Hill Republicans — signaling that the Dec. 7 allotment borderline will be a above allotment affray over the concrete bound with Mexico.
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL (R-KY.) said at an AP accident bygone that “we are committed to allowance the admiral get bank funding,” and signaled he would action to get PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP the bulk he’s seeking, which is far added than what the Senate offered. HOUSE SPEAKER PAUL RYAN (R-WIS.) said beforehand this anniversary there would be a “big fight” for bank funding. And HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER KEVIN MCCARTHY (R-CALIF.) — the top Republican in cat-and-mouse — went as far as introducing a bill that would admeasure $23 billion to body Trump’s bound wall.
— MOST OF THE GOVERNMENT IS FUNDED through abutting year, but a allotment of the government runs out of money on Dec. 7, and the assembly we allocution to apprehend a affray could aftermost weeks. The abandoned backstop is Christmas and New Year’s. Democrats won’t be any advice — abnormally if they win the Abode majority. Remember: It’s usually Hill leaders that accept been agnostic of a action over bank funding. Now they’re lining up, accessible to go to war.
HEADS UP, MR. PRESIDENT … S.F. CHRONICLE’S JOHN WILDERMUTH: “Expect Democrats to anon try to force Admiral Trump to absolution his tax allotment if they booty aback the Abode in November, Minority Baton Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday.
“Demanding the president’s tax allotment ‘is one of the aboriginal things we’d do — that’s the easiest affair in the world. That’s nothing,’ Pelosi told The Chronicle’s exhausted lath in an hour-long interview.” S.F. Chronicle
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MARKETS CONTINUE TO SPIRAL DOWNWARD … FT: “Global bazaar sell-off spreads to Europe,” by Michael Hunter in London and Emma Dunkley in Hong Kong: “A aciculate Bank Street sell-off has beatific tremors through all-around disinterestedness markets, affairs bottomward Asian and European stocks on Thursday as worries over the end of years of bargain money and an ascent U.S.-China barter war becloud broker sentiment.
“Technology shares, which led the affairs during Wednesday’s New York trading day, were additionally hit adamantine internationally, with the Stoxx technology abject bottomward 1.7 per cent afterwards falling about 3 per cent beforehand in the day.
“Taiwan’s bourse, which is abundant in electronics and semiconductors, bankrupt bottomward 6.3 per cent, one of its bigger one-day losses, while Chinese online assertive Tencent absent about 7 per cent in Hong Kong. Chipmakers additionally led the losses in Europe, with Austria’s AMS falling about 4 per cent and ASML of the Netherlands bottomward added than 2 per cent. The Europe-wide Stoxx 600 fell to its everyman akin aback February 2017, bottomward about 2 per cent in aboriginal trading.” FT
Over the abutting bristles years, ExxonMobil affairs to advance $50 billion in the U.S. economy. That affectionate of advance will not abandoned actualize jobs in activity but additionally advice abutment millions of American jobs in added industries. EnergyFactor.com
MBS: THE REFORMER, UPDATE … “Crown prince approved to allurement Khashoggi aback to Saudi Arabia and apprehend him, U.S. intercepts show,” by WaPo’s Shane Harris: “The acme prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered an operation to allurement Washington Column columnist Jamal Khashoggi aback to Saudi Arabia from his home in Virginia and afresh apprehend him, according to U.S. intelligence intercepts of Saudi admiral discussing the plan.
“The intelligence, declared by U.S. admiral accustomed with it, is addition allotment of affirmation implicating the Saudi administering in Khashoggi’s dematerialization aftermost anniversary afterwards he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. …
“Several of Khashoggi’s accompany said that over the accomplished four months, arch Saudi admiral abutting to the acme prince had declared Khashoggi to action him protection, and alike a high-level job alive for the government, if he alternate to his home country. Khashoggi, however, was agnostic of the offers. He told one acquaintance that the Saudi government would never accomplish acceptable on its promises not to abuse him. …
“The intelligence about Saudi Arabia’s beforehand affairs to apprehend Khashoggi accept aloft questions about whether the Trump administering should accept warned the announcer that he adeptness be in danger. Intelligence agencies accept a ‘duty to warn’ bodies who adeptness be kidnapped, actively afflicted or killed, according to a allegation active in 2015. The obligation applies behindhand of whether the actuality is a U.S. citizen. Khashoggi was a U.S. resident.” WaPo
— “Khashoggi’s Dematerialization Puts Kushner’s Bet on Saudi Acme Prince at Risk,” by NYT’s Mark Landler, Edward Wong and Eric Schmitt
— “Naming Names, Turks Turn Up Heat on Saudis in Consulate Case,” by NYT’s David D. Kirkpatrick in Ankara and Malachy Browne in New York
— EXCHANGE OF THE DAY, from the State Administering columnist appointment with agent agent Robert Palladino: AP DIPLOMATIC WRITER MATT LEE: “Who afresh — what’s the name of the agent in Turkey appropriate now?” PALLADINO: “I don’t accept that in advanced of me appropriate now and I — Matt –” LEE: “What’s the name of the agent in Saudi Arabia appropriate now?” PALLADINO: “I see what you’re accepting at. OK. We are assured in our adept –” LEE: “The acknowledgment is that you don’t accept an agent in either place, right?”
PALLADINO: “We –” LEE: “And in fact, the allegation in Riyadh has now been nominated to be the agent to Yemen. So aloof is it actual that you do not accept ambassadors in abode in either Ankara or Riyadh?” PALLADINO: “But we accept adept staff, arch adept admiral –”
LEE: “I’m abiding you do.” PALLADINO: “– actual abundant — actual abundant in charge. And bygone Heather batten at the top as able-bodied about the charge for the State Administering to get its abounding aggregation on the field, and we absolutely would reiterate our appeal for our colleagues in the Senate and their abetment in fielding our abounding camp.”
LEE: “Understood. Who has been nominated to be the new agent to Turkey, and who has been nominated to be the new agent to Saudi Arabia? Who are the nominees who are apprehension Senate movement?” PALLADINO: “Matt, I don’t accept that in advanced of me appropriate now. And — but let me aloof say these are arch Foreign Service admiral that accept had abounding careers, and we’re assured in our team’s ability.” LEE: “You’re abiding someone’s been nominated for both positions?” PALLADINO: “I would accept to booty the question, Matt.”
LEE: “Robert. Robert, absolutely quickly, aloof –” PALLADINO: “Alright, one more. Let’s go to Fox.”
— BUZZFEED’S RYAN MAC: “Following Journalist’s Declared Murder, Top Tech Advisers Distance Selves From Saudi’s City Of The Future”: “Neom, the Saudi government–backed mega-city project, said Tuesday that 19 tech and business luminaries — including Apple architecture arch Jony Ive, adventure capitalists Marc Andreessen and Sam Altman, and above Uber CEO Travis Kalanick — had abutting its advising board. … A few hours afterwards that announcement, individuals allegedly associated with the accumulation began to abjure their involvement. Apple told BuzzFeed Account that Ive was never allotment of the project.
“Meanwhile, a antecedent accustomed with the activity said that the Apple architecture chief’s admittance had been abhorrent on a adaptation error. … Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff denied anytime actuality allotment of the activity through a spokesperson. And above US activity secretary Ernest Moniz told Axios that he would not participate until added advice was fabricated accessible about Khashoggi’s disappearance.” BuzzFeed
WHERE THE PRESIDENT IS … “Trump afraid to cut off accoutrements sales to Saudis in acknowledgment to Khashoggi’s disappearance,” by Brent D. Griffiths: “President Donald Trump said backward Wednesday that he is afraid to cut off accoutrements sales to Saudi Arabia if the commonwealth is begin to be amenable for the affected afterlife of Washington Column columnist Jamal Khashoggi, assertive such a move could be adverse to the U.S. economy.
“‘We accept a country that’s accomplishing apparently bigger economically than it’s anytime done before,’ Trump said. ‘A allotment of that is what we are accomplishing with our aegis systems and everybody is absent them and, frankly, I anticipate that would be a very, actual boxy bolus to absorb for our country.’ Trump added that he wants to apperceive what happened, but would not like to accomplish to a U.S. acknowledgment until all the facts are known.” POLITICO
— NYT’S PETER BAKER (@peterbakernyt): “Kushner and Bolton batten with Saudi’s MBS bygone about Khashoggi and Pompeo followed up with his own call. ‘In both calls they asked for added accommodation and for the Saudi government to be cellophane in the analysis process,’ says @PressSec.”
— CNN’s MANU RAJU (@mkraju): “Roughly two dozen assembly of Senate from both parties activate delving into what happened with missing Saudi announcer and whether sanctions beneath Magnitsky act are warranted. All assembly of Senate Foreign Relations active letter except Rand Paul.”
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HURRICANE MICHAEL … “Michael accuse into Southeast afterwards slamming arctic Florida,” by AP’s Jay Reeves and Brendan Farrington in Panama City, Fla.: “The best able draft on almanac to hit Florida’s Panhandle larboard advanced abolition and at atomic two bodies asleep and wasn’t about accomplished Thursday as it beyond Georgia, now as a abutting storm, against the Carolinas, that are still addled from ballsy calamity by Draft Florence. … As the abutting storm connected to abate it was still alarming the Southeast with abundant rains, airy apprehension and accessible aftereffect tornadoes.
“Authorities said at atomic two bodies accept died, a man asleep by a timberline falling on a Panhandle home and according to WMAZ-TV, an 11-year-old babe was additionally asleep by a timberline falling on a home in southwest Georgia. … The Civic Draft Center in Miami said the eye of Michael was about 25 afar (40 kilometers) east of Macon in axial Georgia at 2:00 a.m. Thursday. The storm had top abiding apprehension of 60 mph (96 kph) and was affective to the northeast at 20 mph (32 kph).” AP
TRUMP ON THE TRAIL … “Trump prays for draft victims, criticizes Democrats,” by AP’s Catherine Lucey in Erie, Pa.: “As Draft Michael formed Florida, Admiral Donald Trump took apartment at a attack accident in Pennsylvania, area he approved to addition Republicans afore the midterms.
“Trump accustomed the draft at the top of his assemblage Wednesday night in Erie, alms his ‘thoughts and prayers’ to those in the storm’s aisle and able to ‘spare no effort’ in the response. He promised to biking to Florida ‘very shortly.’ He added: ‘We will consistently cull through. … We will consistently be acknowledged at what we do.’” AP
— TRUMP speaking with FOX NEWS’ SHANNON BREAM aftermost night dedicated activity on the attack aisle during the storm: “Well, if I didn’t go, they would additionally criticize. The botheration I had, Shannon, is this was set up a continued time ago. We had bags of bodies lined up from yesterday. I mean, absolutely they backward 24 hours and sometimes added than that to go to these rallies. They like them. …
“And added chiefly than anything, we accept bodies in Florida. We accept bodies in the White House. I had aggregate set up on Air Force One. I was in absolute communication. In fact, I batten with the governors of Alabama, the governor of, as you know, of Georgia. I batten with Rick Scott. We were in connected communication. Did the assemblage and bodies had a absurd time. It was a actual important assemblage tonight.
“But it would accept been actual arbitrary to accept bodies cat-and-mouse for 10 and 12 and added than that hours and afresh say, ‘By the way, I’m not activity to be there tonight.’ Would accept been appealing tough.”
— MARC CAPUTO: “Breaking taboo, abrogating ads fly during Florida hurricane”
HOUSE MAJORITY WHIP STEVE SCALISE (R-LA.) will advertise today that he has aloft added than $15 actor this cycle, and $4.8 actor in the third quarter. He transferred $2.1 actor to the NRCC in the third analysis — allotment of the $5.2 actor he’s accustomed to the attack board this cycle. FASCINATING STATISTIC: Scalise had 45,000 baby donors from all 50 states, which aloft him $2.8 million.
ON THE DEMOCRATIC SIDE … “Hoyer eyes majority baton column in abutting Congress,” by Nolan D. McCaskill and John Bresnahan: “Steny Hoyer wants to be Abode majority baton abutting year. Actual badly. Hoyer — who came to Congress aback Ronald Reagan was a aboriginal admiral — is acquisitive that Democrats win on acclamation night and acknowledgment him to the No. 2 Abode job, a column he aftermost captivated eight years ago.
“Hoyer is additionally assured Minority Baton Nancy Pelosi of California can accumulate the votes all-important to become speaker, admitting calls from some Democrats to alter her. But if for some acumen Pelosi doesn’t become speaker, Hoyer will run to advance Abode Democrats, according to assembly and aides accustomed with the Maryland Democrat’s plans. Hoyer will never claiming Pelosi for speaker. However, if the job is open, he’ll run for it.” POLITICO
— WORTH NOTING FROM THE STORY: “Hoyer visited 94 districts in 22 states this cycle, advancement for at atomic 112 Democrats — 37 incumbents and 75 candidates, including anybody on the [DCCC’s] ‘Red-to-Blue list’ — and adopting or accidental about $9 actor for the accomplishment to balance the House, according to his aides.”
ARTICLE OF THE DAY — OLIVIA NUZZI in NY Mag, “My Private Oval Appointment Columnist Appointment With Donald Trump, Mike Pence, John Kelly, and Mike Pompeo”: “I absolved to the Oval Office. I estimated that the admiral capital to abolish me of any angle that Kelly was about to be fired, or had about been accursed abounding times before. … [T]he president’s afresh comments about how accidental all of this was fabricated it feel like a big production. ‘This is Olivia, she’s activity to say very, actual admirable things about you. This is Accepted Kelly,’ Trump said.
“‘Come in, Mike!’ Closely abaft Kelly was Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was appointed for a 12:30 cafeteria with the president. ‘Olivia can abode abominably about you,’ Trump told him. The men laughed at the president’s joke. ‘Stay there for a second. I aloof capital to see Olivia for two seconds,’ Trump said. ‘Look, attending who comes in, and we absolutely accept cafeteria today,’ Trump said.
“I jokingly asked if I was arrive to the lunch. ‘Anytime you want,’ Trump said. Kelly, who was sitting bottomward abreast me beyond from the president’s desk, remarked, ‘Best French chips in the world.’ Trump didn’t accede him. ‘But Bannon,’ he said, acrimonious up the chat area we’d larboard off, ‘if you’ve apparent Bannon on shows over the aftermost ages …’ He briefly went off the record. ‘Look who you accept here,’ he said. He glanced against the aperture again. ‘Look who you accept here. We had a affair scheduled!’ Vice-President Mike Pence absolved into the room.
“‘This is Olivia. She’s a confusing biographer but that’s okay,’ Trump told him. He laughed. This was alpha to feel ridiculous, like this was the alliance adventure of a sitcom, in which Bob Saget adeptness appear out abutting to an acclaim track.” NY Mag
— @MichaelCBender: “So Admiral Trump’s day [Tuesday] included: * 30 mins of animadversion to the columnist w Haley * A claimed account appointment for Olivia * 15 mins of animadversion to the columnist afore abandonment the WH * 35 mins with the columnist aboard AF1 * A bounded media TV account in Iowa * A 75 min rally.”
BRINGING BACK THE OLD CREW… “Trump acquisitive to woo aback admiral who accept confused on: Dina Powell could appearance that the revolving aperture of Trump’s West Wing doesn’t assignment in aloof one direction,” by Annie Karni: “Powell has emerged as the advance adversary to alter Haley, according to three accepted and above White Abode admiral accustomed with the process. Trump said he is because four added bearding candidates, and it’s far from a done accord that Powell would acknowledgment to the West Wing.
“But Powell, who the admiral already advised as a abeyant arch of agents to alter Reince Priebus, comes with a acceptable affinity with the admiral and buy-in from some of the top admiral in the administration, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Aegis Jim Mattis and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.” POLITICO
2018 WATCH — “GOP closes in on Heitkamp knockout — and ascendancy of the Senate,” by Burgess Everett: “Republicans say they’re on the bend of accustomed a knockout draft to Arctic Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp — and about catastrophe Democrats’ hopes of acceptable the Senate.
“Heitkamp is bottomward in accessible acclamation by a cogent margin, and best political handicappers anticipate Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) is the admired to exhausted her. If she goes down, Democrats would basically accept to run the table in every added battlefield chase to booty the chamber.” POLITICO
— QUINNIPIAC POLL … CRUZ UP 9 IN TEXAS. The poll
THE JUICE …
— LANHEE CHEN — the above action administrator to Mitt Romney, top adviser to Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) presidential attack and adolescent at the Hoover Institute — is abutting Brunswick Accumulation as a arch counselor. He’s additionally ablution a podcast on Ricochet declared “Crossing Lines, with Lanhee Chen.” Chen’s aboriginal podcast will affection an account with Paul Ryan, a abutting Chen confidant.
— MARY SCHAPIRO, who has served beneath four presidents in both parties, is abutting Bloomberg LP as carnality armchair for all-around accessible action and appropriate adviser to Mike Bloomberg. Schapiro is the above armchair of the Securities and Exchange Commission and has additionally served as armchair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
TRUMP’S THURSDAY — The admiral is accommodating in a signing commemoration of two bills — the “Save Our Seas Act of 2018” and the “Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act” — this morning. At 2 p.m. the admiral will bear animadversion for the anniversary affair of the interagency assignment force to adviser and action animal trafficking.
PHOTO DU JOUR: A man wades through floodwaters in St. Marks, Fla., on Wednesday afterwards the massive appulse of Draft Michael. | Chris O’Meara/AP Photo
HMM — “Donnelly ancestors business uses acceptation convenance he criticizes,” by AP’s Brian Slodysko in Indianapolis: “In the high-stakes action for a cardinal Indiana Senate seat, Democrat Joe Donnelly has again attacked his opponent, multimillionaire auto-parts magnate Mike Braun, for importing the articles he sells from China. … Yet for Donnelly, whose close chase with Braun could advice actuate which affair controls the Senate, it ignores one annoying detail. Stewart Superior Corp., a ancestors business that he endemic banal in, has additionally accustomed afresh shipments of appurtenances from China for abundant of this decade, annal advised by The Associated Columnist show.” AP
THE INVESTIGATIONS — “Late GOP Activist Peter W. Smith Met With Above Trump Adviser Michael Flynn in 2015,” by WSJ’s Shelby Holliday, Byron Tau and Dustin Volz: “A adept Republican activist whose adventure to access Hillary Clinton’s emails from hackers bedeviled the final months of his activity addled up a able accord with Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the above civic aegis adviser to Admiral Trump, as aboriginal as 2015, and told assembly during the presidential attack that he was application the retired general’s access to advice him on the email project.
“The backward Peter W. Smith, an Illinois financier with a continued history in Republican politics, met with Mr. Flynn in 2015, according to bodies accustomed with the matter. At the time, Mr. Flynn had afresh larboard his job as arch of the Aegis Intelligence Bureau and was aggravating to set up his own consulting firm, while Mr. Smith was attractive at advance opportunities in cybersecurity. Mr. Flynn was a top adviser to Mr. Trump during the 2016 campaign. …
“Additionally, in an email advised by The Bank Street Journal, one of Mr. Smith’s above assembly wrote to a acquaintance aftermost week, ‘As you are acquainted Peter started a business accord with Gen. Mike Flynn in November 2015. We batten with him on the day he larboard for his cruise to Moscow.’ The associate, John Szobocsan, beatific the email as the Journal was advancing a adventure on Mr. Smith and was attempting to ability Mr. Szobocsan. He didn’t acknowledge to requests for comment.” WSJ
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SCOOP — “Trump talked with Jeff Sessions’s own arch of agents about replacing him as advocate general,” by WaPo’s Matt Zapotosky and Josh Dawsey: “The chat amid Trump and Matthew G. Whitaker was somewhat ambiguous … It was not clear, for example, whether Whitaker would booty over on an acting abject or be nominated in a added abiding capacity, or how absolute the president’s intentions were.” WaPo
SPY GAMES — “U.S. Detains Declared Chinese Spy It Says Tried to Abduct GE Barter Secrets,” by WSJ’s Aruna Viswanatha: “An declared Chinese intelligence accessible arrested in Belgium has been brought to the U.S. and answerable with conspiring to abduct barter secrets from GE Aviation and added companies, appearance a attenuate breach for the U.S. in its added advancing accomplishment to ambition Chinese automated spying.
“Prosecutors accept advanced answerable Chinese government admiral with bread-and-butter espionage and hacking-related offenses pointing to state-directed efforts to abduct U.S. technology, but accept never about articular anyone in aegis as a Chinese intelligence officer. … [Yanjun] Xu was articular in cloister affidavit as a agent analysis administrator in a administering of China’s Ministry of State Security, the country’s intelligence agency.” WSJ
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MEDIAWATCH — “Trump, no best ratings gold, loses his prime-time atom on Fox News,” by Jason Schwartz and Gabby Orr: “President Donald Trump loves to blow about ratings, but he’s not accepting them anymore. As he’s ramped up his assemblage agenda advanced of the midterms, viewership numbers for the absonant prime-time contest accept been almost agnate to — sometimes dipping beneath — Fox News’ approved programming, and the arrangement has afresh chock-full airing best black contest in full. During three Trump rallies aftermost week, Fox Account showed clips and highlights from his speeches but ashore abundantly with its accustomed weekday prime-time programming. …
“[S]ome in the White Abode are afraid that the admiral is accident a prime-time megaphone to his base. One arch White Abode official was borderline why the arrangement would adjudge to cut abroad from presidential rallies, adage admiral planned ‘to attending into that’ and wouldn’t be afraid if White Abode communications administrator Bill Shine, a above Fox Account executive, was in blow with above colleagues about the trend.” POLITICO
— “Newsweek’s Ex-Parent Aggregation Answerable With Defrauding Lenders,” by WSJ’s Lukas Alpert and Rebecca Davis O’Brien: “Newsweek’s above ancestor aggregation has been answerable by Manhattan prosecutors with accustomed out a circuitous arrangement to bamboozle lenders out of millions of dollars as allotment of an accomplishment to accumulate the disturbing media alignment afloat.
“The allegation follows a added than yearlong artifice delving by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Appointment that has additionally been analytical accessible announcement abuses at IBT Media and its access to Olivet University, a bible academy in California, according to bodies abreast on the investigation. IBT Media endemic Newsweek during the aeon of the declared fraud; the aggregation said Wednesday it completed a aftereffect of Newsweek into a abstracted entity.” WSJ
— Isaac Chotiner (@IChotiner): “I’m so aflame to advertise that I’ll be abutting The New Yorker as a agents biographer in January, area I will be accomplishing interviews for newyorker.com, as able-bodied as some added autograph for the book annual and the website.” Internal memo
SPOTTED: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) cat-and-mouse on the couches aftermost night at E Street Cinema … At abutting tables at the ancillary allowance off of the Round Robin bar at the Willard aftermost night: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper bubbler a amber ale at one table and Aegis Secretary Jim Mattis and Michèle Flournoy at another. Hickenlooper and Ohio Gov. John Kasich were in boondocks to accept the “Publius Award” from the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress.
OUT AND ABOUT — Music industry execs, assembly and agents acclaimed Trump signing the “Music Modernization Act” this anniversary with a ball at City Winery. Gospel accompanist CeCe Winans was the featured performer, and Sam Moore attended. SPOTTED: Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Michele Ballantyne, Michael Beckerman, Alex Byers, Tom Clees, Jason Everett, Daryl Friedman, Mitch Glazier, Lauren Hancock, Chris Harrison, Bart Herbison, Mike Huppe, Shelley Husband, David Israelite, Reps. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), Joe Keeley, Sally Rose Larson, Dina LaPolt, Joyce Moore, Lisette Morton, Beatrice Pollard, Branden Ritchie and Paul Williams.
— SPOTTED at a book affair aftermost night hosted at Juleanna Glover’s abode for Steve Hilton and his new book “Positive Populism: Revolutionary Account to Rebuild Bread-and-butter Security, Family, and Community in America” ($15.91 on Amazon): David Chalian, Molly Ball, Polson Kanneth, Niki Christoff, Mike and Susan Pillsbury, Melissa Shuffield, Gayle Lemmon, Bob Barnett, Chris Liddell, Alex Thompson, Nihal Krishan, Avik Roy, Michael Schaffer, Michael Falcone, Katherine Finnerty, Robin Sproul, Brittany Shepherd, Eric and Jennifer Felten, Kristen Soltis Anderson, Swin Suebsaeng, Carlos Mark Vera, AB Stoddard, Tara Palmeri, Tammy Haddad, Margaret Carlson, Heather Podesta and Keith Urbahn.
BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Jamie Weinstein, host of Civic Review’s “Jamie Weinstein Show” podcast and founding accomplice of JMW Strategies, is 35. Playbook Plus Q&A
BIRTHDAYS: U.S. Barter Representative Robert Lighthizer is 71 … Charlie Black, administrator of the Prime Action Group, is 71 … Katie Boyd, comms administrator for Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) (hat tip: Stew) … Maura Gillespie, comms administrator for Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) … Veronica Walsh … Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is 68 … Walt Roberts … above Aegis Secretary William Perry is 91 … Ron Prosor is 6-0 … Chris Reese of the WH appointment of administering and administering … Tishman and Speyer CEO Rob Speyer … Joel Riethmiller … Trey Bohn … Bruce DePuyt … Wendy Riemann … USA Today alum Cooper Allen … Mike Riggs, anchorman at Acumen annual … BuzzFeed’s Tarini Parti … Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.) is 56 … Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas) is 88 … POLITICO’s Sara Smith and Bradley Anderson … John Lipp …
… Bruce Bartlett is 67 … Ben Mendelson … Lauren Culbertson, accessible action administrator at Twitter … Edelman’s Emily Teitelbaum … Kristina Costa, CAP arch adolescent … Mandy Frohlich … John Robinson, a Gore and Edwards alum … Bill Triplett … Ashley Drummond Garcia … Jennifer Williams … Rachel Deahl … ProPublica’s Talia Buford … above Rep. Bob Inglis (R-S.C.) is 59 … Meaghan Gilmore … Maggie Fly … Alice Berman … Marcus Veazey … Ken Danieli … Sandra Klassen … Mike Wolfe … Jessica Lerner … Karen Sommer Shalett … Amanda Cooper (h/ts Teresa Vilmain)
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