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Trump gives Barr the green light to unseal documents on the 2016 surveillance of the Trump campaign
President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016. Trump also ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Barr. U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, blasted the move as an attempt to “weaponize law enforcement and classified information.” Trump has long claimed his campaign was the victim of “spying,” though the intelligence community has insisted it acted lawfully in following leads in the Russia investigation.

Last month, Barr ran into a buzz saw of criticism from Democratic lawmakers and media figures for testifying that “spying did occur” against the Trump campaign. But despite the backlash, the attorney general appeared to be referring to intelligence collection that already has been widely reported and confirmed.

Alleged Trump ‘cover-up’: A second generation of the ‘Russia witch hunt’
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s claim of a presidential “cover-up” is the second generation of the Russia collusion “witch hunt,” according to a White House spokesman. Deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley made the claim Thursday on “The Story with Martha MacCallum,” describing the continuing Democrat push for further investigations as “the Russia collusion hoax witch hunt 2.0.” Gidley’s comments came as Trump and Pelosi and other Democrats continued to snipe at each other over Wednesday’s scuttled meeting on infrastructure. White House officials insist Trump was calm when he cut short the meeting with Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Pelosi and Schumer insist Trump was agitated and threw the equivalent of a presidential temper tantrum when he abruptly ended the session. The president has demanded Democrats end their “phony investigations” before he negotiates with them on issues like infrastructure. Meanwhile, Wells Fargo, TD Bank Thursday turned over Trump’s financial records to Democrats in the House Financial Services Committee led by Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif.

Jim Snively, of Huntsville, waves to passing cars while holding an anti-abortion sign in front of the Alabama Women's Wellness Center. (AP Photo/Eric Schultz)

Jim Snively, of Huntsville, waves to passing cars while holding an anti-abortion sign in front of the Alabama Women’s Wellness Center. (AP Photo/Eric Schultz)

LA lawmakers approve Alabama travel ban over new abortion law
Los Angeles County’s Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure. Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, who co-authored the motion with Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, called the law an “attack not only confined to the residents of those states but an act of aggression upon all of us.” The motion prohibits officials conducting business on behalf of the county from traveling to Alabama except for emergency response, training or assistance or “legally required matters where the failure to authorize such travel would seriously harm the County’s interests,” Solis said in a statement.

Pete Hegseth op-ed: Let’s stop second-guessing our war heroes
In a feature on FoxNews.com, “Fox & Friends” weekend co-host and Iraq war veteran Pete Hegseth explains why he wants critics to stop questioning the tactics U.S. troops employ on the battlefield. He writes the following: “We send men to fight on our behalf, and too often second-guess the manner in which they fight. Count me out on the Monday-morning quarterbacking — I’m with the American warfighter, all the way. … I’m not talking about massacres or sheer recklessness. None of us ever contemplated the killing of women and children for sport. We didn’t shoot innocent civilians for fun. There may be a few deranged combat troops, and they will get their due. Yet, too often, when warfighters come home they are second-guessed. Prosecuted by lawyers who never left their air-conditioned offices or politicians with ulterior motives.”

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$44M #MeToo settlement for Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein, the former movie mogul accused of sex crimes by multiple women, has reached a tentative $44 million settlement to resolve lawsuits filed against him by his accusers, creditors and board members of his former film studio, according to multiple reports Thursday night. Under the proposed settlement, which has not been finalized, $30 million would be paid to the plaintiffs — including former employees of Weinstein Co. — and $14 million would go to pay legal fees, with the funds coming from insurance policies, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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TODAY’S MUST-READS
‘Ingraham Angle’ Exclusive: Homeland Security boss defends against family-separation accusations at border.
Dionne Warwick says she doubts Beyoncé will reach icon status
Dr. Drew Pinsky warns Los Angeles could be at risk of a deadly epidemic this summer.

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Trump rolls out second aid package for farmers worth $16B amid US-China trade war.
House passes major retirement reform bill: What it means for your 401(k), IRA.
McDonald’s not ready to jump on the plant-based meat bandwagon yet.

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SOME PARTING WORDS

Tucker Carlson questions whether sanctuary cities are protecting murderous members of MS-13 and argues that countless deaths could have been prevented.

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Government paralyzed: Trump calls for end to ‘phony investigations’ after Pelosi accuses him of engaging in a ‘cover-up’
The very public rift between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday illustrated of how much the Russia collusion investigation — and what Trump supporters would call Democrats’ obsession with ousting him from the Oval Office — have paralyzed the government. The meeting between Trump and Democratic leaders Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was cut short and any plans to rebuild America’s infrastructure were put on hold after Pelosi accused of the president of engaging in a “cover-up.” Trump, in a Rose Garden statement, said that Democrats must end their “phony investigations” before he’ll negotiate with them on issues like infrastructure.

So, right now, both sides remain at a standstill. Trump and the White House insist Democrats can’t accept the findings of no collusion in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and want “do-overs” with numerous congressional investigations. Democrats show no signs of easing up on their investigations and insist Trump is obstructing justice by instructing witnesses to defy subpoenas and be uncooperative.

This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of the Joplin airport. (Chris Higgins via AP)

This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of the Joplin airport. (Chris Higgins via AP)

‘Catastrophic’ tornado damage reported in Missouri capital
Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports. According to the National Weather Service, a “confirmed large and destructive tornado” was observed over Jefferson City at 11:43 p.m., moving northeast at 40 mph. The twister appeared to have traveled through the center part of town, the Jefferson City News-Tribune reported. “We are currently identifying the location of damages and searching for injured residents,” Lt. David Williams of the city’s police department said in a statement to the News-Tribune. “The primary need at this time is for those not affected to stay clear of the impacted areas so that Emergency personnel can assist those in need.”

‘American Taliban’ to be released from prison Thursday
John Walker Lindh, the Islamic militant who became known as the infamous “American Taliban,” is set to be released from a U.S. federal prison Thursday despite lawmakers’ concerns. Lindh, who has been behind bars in Terre Haute, Ind., is set to be discharged several years before he would complete the 20-year prison sentence he received for joining and supporting the Taliban. The former Islamist fighter and enemy combatant was arrested in 2001, just months after the Sept. 11 attacks and the start of the war in Afghanistan, along with a group of Taliban fighters who were captured by U.S. forces.

In a letter last week to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, lawmakers expressed concerns about the “security and safety implications” of freeing an unrepentant terrorist who officials say continues to “openly call for extremist violence.” They also sought details on how the agency is working to prevent prisoners such as Lindh from committing additional crimes after their release and asked which other “terrorist offenders” are next in line to be freed.

Avenatti’s legal troubles continue to mount
Federal prosecutors in New York on Wednesday charged embattled attorney Michael Avenatti with defrauding adult-film star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled Avenatti into the national spotlight. Avenatti, 48, faces one count of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. He faces up to 22 years in prison if convicted of those charges. Daniels (aka Stephanie Clifford) is not named in the indictment, but a federal law enforcement official confirmed to Fox News that she is the client prosecutors claimed Avenatti defrauded.

Avenatti rocketed to fame representing Daniels when she sued to be released from a non-disclosure agreement involving an alleged tryst with President Trump in 2006. He parlayed his notoriety into numerous cable news appearances and even was floated as a potential Democratic presidential candidate in 2020.

Former staffer for Michelle Obama evades subpoena in Smollett case
Tina Tchen, the former chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama, declined Wednesday to be served with a subpoena by a retired Illinois judge seeking the appointment of a special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case, according to the process server. In an email to former Illinois appellate judge Sheila O’Brien obtained by Fox News, the process server wrote that a security guard at the Chicago law firm where Tchen is a partner “called up to her and spoke with her and she said that she in [sic] never going to accept service and to not allow me up to their Law firm.” The subpoena would have required Tchen to appear at a May 31 hearing on O’Brien’s request for a special prosecutor and provide “any and all documents, notes, phone records, texts, tape recordings made or received at any time, concerning your conversations with [Cook County State’s Attorney] Kim Foxx in re: Jussie Smollett.”

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TODAY’S MUST-READS
Ben Carson hits back at Ilhan Omar after she knocks his performance during House hearing
Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen.’
John Cusack defends not standing ‘fast enough’ for Wrigley Field military salute.

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Antitrust chief undecided on T-Mobile-Sprint as White House voices support and DOJ staff looks to nix merger.
Credit, debit cards found to be ‘dirtiest payment method’ versus cash, coins, study says.
Worst product failures, from Coca-Cola’s New Coke to Microsoft’s Zune.

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SOME PARTING WORDS

“Blexit” Movement founder Candace Owens and Dr. Cornel West debate the effect of President Trump’s economic policies on the African-American community and more on “The Ingraham Angle.”

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Pelosi facing increasing pressure to support impeaching Trump
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is scheduled to have a special caucus-wide meeting of House Democrats on Wednesday morning as she faces growing calls within her party to impeach President Trump. Prior meetings involving Pelosi and top Democrats have escalated into heated exchanges, with the party torn over how to address Trump controversies. Pelosi has been reluctant to support impeaching Trump and has warned Democrats that impeachment could distract from the focus needed to win in the 2020 presidential election.

The House speaker has also warned colleagues that voters may not support impeaching Trump and that the party could suffer voter backlash if Trump was ultimately acquitted in the Republican-led Senate. Still, former White House counsel Donald McGahn’s refusal, on Trump’s orders, to appear at a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday has escalated tension between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration. A growing number of Democrats say they are dealing with a “lawless president” and that impeachment, not numerous investigations, may be the only way to hold the president accountable.

Joe Frontrunner versus ‘Crazy Uncle Joe’ 
Joe Biden might be leading the race for his party’s nomination now, but the former vice president is a “walking time bomb” and has to perform a “high-wire act” if he is to emerge from the crowded Democratic field in first place, according to Brit Hume, Fox News’ senior political analyst. “I like Biden on a personal basis, but I think he is a walking time bomb,” Hume said. “I think his age is an issue, I’m the same age as he is, my age is an issue, I think his is too… the filters don’t work as well, the memory isn’t as sharp. Hume made the comment while discussing Biden’s 2020 prospects on the latest episode of the Fox News podcast, “The Candidates with Bret Baier.”

A pickup truck drives on a flooded street in Enid, Okla.(Billy Hefton/The Enid News & Eagle via AP)

A pickup truck drives on a flooded street in Enid, Okla.(Billy Hefton/The Enid News & Eagle via AP)

Dozens of tornadoes slam the Midwest
Dozens of storms and tornadoes in the Midwest on Tuesday damaged multiple buildings — including a racetrack grandstand — but were expected to weaken by Wednesday. Missouri and parts of Illinois already have been hit with severe weather in the second consecutive day of severe storms and were blamed for at least two deaths. St. Louis was largely spared from the powerful storm system, but baseball’s St. Louis Cardinals called off their Tuesday game against their cross-state rivals, the Kansas City Royals, as the rumbling of an approaching storm could be heard downtown. The city’s Lambert Airport shut down for an hour Tuesday but resumed flights a short time later.

Beverly Hills tobacco ban advances
The exclusive community of Beverly Hills, Calif., took a step Tuesday toward becoming the first city in the United States to ban the sale of tobacco products. The city council approved an ordinance that would ban the sale of cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products at all retail locations within the tony Southern California city, including gas stations, convenience stores, pharmacies and newsstands. However, hotels and several high-end cigar lounges — including the Grand Havana Room, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s favorite cigar club – would be exempt from the rule. The second reading and final vote on the ordinance is expected to take place in early June. If passed, the ordinance will be reviewed by the council in three years. Beverly Hills wasn’t the only place to make history Tuesday: Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations.

Cannes film poster depicts decapitated Trump
A B-movie poster courted controversy at the Cannes Film Festival’s Market by featuring a bikini-clad woman resembling first lady Melania Trump holding two decapitated heads — one of them a President Trump-like character wearing a “Make America Great Again” cap. The poster, for a 90-minute sci-fi thriller called “When Women Rule the World,” featured the tagline: “Meet the first lady of the future with her HEADS OF STATE!” The film was being promoted at the Cannes Market, part of the international film festival held each May in France.

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TODAY’S MUST-READS
Beto O’Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers ‘animals.’
AOC says growing this vegetable in community gardens is ‘colonial.’
Whitney Houston may go on tour as a hologram.

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Trump prepares another round of farmer aid as US-China trade tensions escalate.
GM, Ford are shrinking their workforces. Here’s why.
Retail Apocalypse: These big retailers closing stores, filing for bankruptcy.

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SOME PARTING WORDS

Watch Laura Ingraham outline how extreme Democrats have become in the absence of an agenda to counter President Trump’s policies.

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Former White House Counsel McGahn to defy subpoena on Trump’s orders, threatened with contempt by House Dems
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., says he will hold former White House counsel Donald McGahn in contempt after McGahn said he would not appear at a hearing scheduled for Tuesday. President Trump directed McGahn to skip the hearing, citing a Justice Department opinion that he cannot be compelled to testify about his official duties.

The White House has accused Democrats of wanting a “do-over” with countless Trump investigations following the findings of no collusion in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. A frustrated Nadler on CNN accused the White House of “intimidating” McGahn and said it was becoming “more and more difficult” to not consider impeachment against “a lawless president.” And despite her reluctance, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could soon be left with no choice but to embrace calls from some within her party to impeach Trump, one senior Democrat told Fox News on the condition of anonymity.

Lynch versus Comey
Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch has flatly accused former FBI Director James Comey of mischaracterizing her statements by repeatedly alleging, under oath, that Lynch privately instructed him to call the Hillary Clinton email probe a “matter” instead of an “investigation.” Lynch, who testified that Comey’s claim left her “quite surprised,” made the dramatic remarks at a joint closed-door session of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees last December. A transcript of her testimony was released on Monday by House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga.

All eyes on Iran’s uranium
Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran’s atomic program, nuclear officials said Monday, just after President Trump and Iran’s foreign minister traded threats and taunts on Twitter. Iranian officials made a point to stress that the uranium would be enriched only to the 3.67 percent limit set under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, making it usable for a power plant but far below what’s needed for an atomic weapon. But by increasing production, Iran soon will exceed the stockpile limitations set by the accord. Tehran has set a July 7 deadline for Europe to set new terms for the deal, or it will enrich closer to weapons-grade levels. – The Associated Press

Severe storms rip the Southern Plains
A severe storm system that forecasters warned could bring dangerous tornadoes to parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas ripped through the Southern Plains Monday evening, spawning twisters that damaged buildings and produced heavy rain, but caused no reported injuries. The tornadoes that were reported Monday were in sparsely populated areas. Glynadee Edwards, the Greer County (Okla.) emergency management director, told the Associated Press that some homes in the southwestern town of Mangum incurred roof damage and the high school’s agriculture barn was destroyed, but the livestock survived.

Oprah called out for not paying off students’ loan debt
Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison to investor Robert Smith’s now-famous gesture at Morehouse College. The Queen of Talk was told that she “should have paid off their student debt,” and swiftly responded, pointing out her multimillion-dollar donations through the years to help university students.

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TODAY’S MUST-READS
Your phone is spying? The truth behind the strange phenomenon.
Judge says parents can use frozen sperm of their deceased West Point cadet son.
Migrants dropped off at bus stations in Southern California amid swelling border detentions: report

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
T-Mobile-Sprint merger expected to get ‘green light’ from DOJ, ex-FCC commissioner says.
China tariffs: Nike, Adidas among 170 footwear retailers urging Trump to end ‘catastrophic’ plan.
Highest — and lowest — property taxes in the US: Find out where your state stands.

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Watch the Special Report All-Star panel weigh in President Trump instructing former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Former White House Counsel McGahn to defy subpoena on Trump’s orders, threatened with contempt by House Dems
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., says he will hold former White House counsel Donald McGahn in contempt after McGahn said he would not appear at a hearing scheduled for Tuesday. President Trump directed McGahn to skip the hearing, citing a Justice Department opinion that he cannot be compelled to testify about his official duties.

The White House has accused Democrats of wanting a “do-over” with countless Trump investigations following the findings of no collusion in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. A frustrated Nadler on CNN accused the White House of “intimidating” McGahn and said it was becoming “more and more difficult” to not consider impeachment against “a lawless president.” And despite her reluctance, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could soon be left with no choice but to embrace calls from some within her party to impeach Trump, one senior Democrat told Fox News on the condition of anonymity.

Lynch versus Comey
Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch has flatly accused former FBI Director James Comey of mischaracterizing her statements by repeatedly alleging, under oath, that Lynch privately instructed him to call the Hillary Clinton email probe a “matter” instead of an “investigation.” Lynch, who testified that Comey’s claim left her “quite surprised,” made the dramatic remarks at a joint closed-door session of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees last December. A transcript of her testimony was released on Monday by House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga.

All eyes on Iran’s uranium
Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran’s atomic program, nuclear officials said Monday, just after President Trump and Iran’s foreign minister traded threats and taunts on Twitter. Iranian officials made a point to stress that the uranium would be enriched only to the 3.67 percent limit set under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, making it usable for a power plant but far below what’s needed for an atomic weapon. But by increasing production, Iran soon will exceed the stockpile limitations set by the accord. Tehran has set a July 7 deadline for Europe to set new terms for the deal, or it will enrich closer to weapons-grade levels. – The Associated Press

Severe storms rip the Southern Plains
A severe storm system that forecasters warned could bring dangerous tornadoes to parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas ripped through the Southern Plains Monday evening, spawning twisters that damaged buildings and produced heavy rain, but caused no reported injuries. The tornadoes that were reported Monday were in sparsely populated areas. Glynadee Edwards, the Greer County (Okla.) emergency management director, told the Associated Press that some homes in the southwestern town of Mangum incurred roof damage and the high school’s agriculture barn was destroyed, but the livestock survived.

Oprah called out for not paying off students’ loan debt
Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison to investor Robert Smith’s now-famous gesture at Morehouse College. The Queen of Talk was told that she “should have paid off their student debt,” and swiftly responded, pointing out her multimillion-dollar donations through the years to help university students.

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TODAY’S MUST-READS
Your phone is spying? The truth behind the strange phenomenon.
Judge says parents can use frozen sperm of their deceased West Point cadet son.
Migrants dropped off at bus stations in Southern California amid swelling border detentions: report

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
T-Mobile-Sprint merger expected to get ‘green light’ from DOJ, ex-FCC commissioner says.
China tariffs: Nike, Adidas among 170 footwear retailers urging Trump to end ‘catastrophic’ plan.
Highest — and lowest — property taxes in the US: Find out where your state stands.

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SOME PARTING WORDS

Watch the Special Report All-Star panel weigh in President Trump instructing former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Trump vows to not let Iran get nukes, takes on Biden and Buttigieg in Fox News interview
President Trump vowed, in a wide-ranging interview with Fox News, not to let Iran get nuclear weapons – but reiterated his reluctance to go to war. “I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons,” he told Steve Hilton, host of “The Next Revolution.” “I don’t want to fight. But you do have situations like Iran, you can’t let them have nuclear weapons — you just can’t let that happen.” Earlier Sunday, the president tweeted that a war would result in “the official end of Iran” and warned the nation to “[n]ever threaten the United States again!” Trump tweeted hours after a rocket landed less than a mile from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, the first such attack since September.

Tensions between the U.S. and Iran have risen in recent weeks after the Trump administration ordered warships and bombers to the Middle East earlier this month to counter threatened attacks against U.S. interests by Iran or Iranian-backed forces. During his interview, the president also addressed the rising challenge 2020 presidential candidate, South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg and 2020 Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden’s questionable ties to China and role in the Iran nuclear deal Trump withdrew from last year.

Buttigieg defends appearance on Fox News town hall
Insurgent Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg acknowledged at the Fox News town hall in Claremont, N.H. Sunday evening that he needs to do more to appeal to “black and brown” voters, even as he parried a series of policy questions — and, on several occasions, went directly after President Trump.

Buttigieg argued that minority voters are “skeptical of people who seem to come out of nowhere,” after moderator Chris Wallace noted that he was polling at one-percent support among nonwhite primary voters according to a recent Fox News poll. Buttigieg also took on the controversial newly passed pro-life legislation passed in Alabama, as well as similar bills making their way through other state legislatures, Trump’s tweets, tax hike proposals and explained his decision, as a Democrat, to appear on a Fox News town hall.

Jimmy Carter – kingmaker, once again
Jimmy Carter appears to again be a kingmaker in the race for the White House. At least three Democratic presidential hopefuls have ventured to the tiny town of Plains, Ga., to meet with Carter, 94, and his wife, Rosalynn,91. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, have visited with the Carters and attended the former president’s Sunday School lesson in Plains. It’s quite a turnabout for a man who largely receded from party politics after his presidency, often without being missed by his party’s leaders in Washington, where he was an outsider even as a White House resident.

Sweden calls for Assange’s detention over alleged rape
A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said. The move was seen as the first step in his possible extradition from Britain. The Australian also faces a U.S. extradition warrant for allegedly conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer.

FILE - In this Thursday, April 4, 2019 file photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger, a cast member in the upcoming film "Terminator: Dark Fate," discusses the film during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

FILE – In this Thursday, April 4, 2019 file photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger, a cast member in the upcoming film “Terminator: Dark Fate,” discusses the film during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

A merciful ‘Terminator’
Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Sunday that he won’t press charges against the man accused of assaulting him over the weekend. “A lot of you have asked, but I’m not pressing charges,” the 71-year-old “Terminator” star tweeted. “I hope this was a wake-up call, and he gets his life on the right track. But I’m moving on and I’d rather focus on the thousands of great athletes I met at @ArnoldSports Africa.” On Saturday, a video went viral of the former Republican governor of California at an Arnold Classic Africa event in Johannesburg, South Africa, when a man rushed and dropkicked Schwarzenegger from behind.

‘Game of Thrones’ comes to an end – and fans dump on the finale
The much-anticipated series finale of “Game of Thrones” aired on HBO on Sunday and many “GoT” fans were not impressed. Without giving up spoilers (that’s a warning), some fans unhappy with who ultimately wound up on the Iron Throne. Other fans online have called the finale the “worst episode of the entire series.” Some are grouping end of “Thrones” with “The Sopranos” and “Lost” as among the worst TV finales of all time. It looks like a petition demanding that HBO remake the final season “with competent writers” will likely get many, many more signatures.

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TODAY’S MUST-READS
Morehouse graduation speaker to pay off student loans of entire 2019 class
Cleveland Marathon runner, 22, dies after collapse near finish line. 
Elizabeth Warren’s offer to help comedian ‘figure out’ love life sends Twitter into frenzy.

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist: Report.
Apple CEO Tim Cook tells 2019 graduating class ‘my generation has failed you.’
Japanese company sells $270 toaster that makes one slice at a time.

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SOME PARTING WORDS

Former U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., accuses the Obama-era intelligence officials James Clapper, James Comey and John Brennan of not being upfront when it comes to the use of the Christopher Steele dossier.

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Fox News Exclusive: William Barr speaks out; Tune in to ‘America’s Newsroom’ at 9 a.m. ET today
In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained that he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” during the early stages of the Russia probe. “I’ve been trying to get answers to the questions and I’ve found that a lot of the answers have been inadequate and some of the explanations I’ve gotten don’t hang together. In a sense I have more questions today than when I first started,” Barr told Fox News’ Bill Hemmer in an interview set to air Friday on “America’s Newsroom.”

Hemmer conducted the interview with Barr in El Salvador, where he will address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, MS-13, drug trafficking and human trafficking with officials.

Op-ed: Bill de Blasio 2020 – A ‘farce’ of a candidacy
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, becoming the 23rd Democrat to officially announce a bid for the White House and the second this week following Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s announcement on Tuesday. De Blasio took direct aim at President Trump, calling him a “bully,” adding that “I know how to take him on.”

Still, even de Blasio’s hometown was not impressed. A recent Quinnipiac University poll found 76 percent of New York City voters said they believed de Blasio shouldn’t run and gave the mayor “an anemic 42-44 percent job approval rating.” In an editorial, the New York Post called de Blasio’s candidacy a “complete farce” and gave reasons why “why Democrats across America shouldn’t waste time or money on this guy.” Trump called de Blasio “the worst mayor in the US.” And the blast-a-thon on de Blasio will likely go on and on.

Trump unveils immigration overhaul plan
President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country, upending the system in order to favor admissions based on merit rather than family ties. The proposal would judge immigrants with a points-based system that would favor high-skilled workers — accounting for age, English proficiency, education and whether the applicant has a well-paying job offer. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., warned Trump’s plan would have a “devastating effect on millions of people” and renewed her call to abolish ICE (the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency). Fox News host Laura Ingraham said on “The Ingraham Angle” on Thursday that the plan “makes sense” for America.

California’s high-speed rail project stopped in its tracks
The Trump administration is withdrawing nearly $1 billion in federal money for California’s high-speed rail project. The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it will not give California the $928,620,000 it was originally promised, saying the state “repeatedly failed to comply with the terms” of its grant, “failed to make reasonable progress on the Project,” and “abandoned its original vision” for a train connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco. The administration will also be seeking to recover an additional $2.5 billion in funds from the state that were allocated to the project through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a move that the California Rail Authority pleaded against in March.

This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from "Game of Thrones," that aired Sunday, May 12, 2019. (HBO via AP)

This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 12, 2019. (HBO via AP)

It’s ‘GoT’ finale weekend
The series finale of “Game of Thrones” will air on HBO this Sunday and “GoT” fans – enamored and disgruntled alike – will likely give the cable channel blockbuster, perhaps record-setting, ratings. Besides the fates of Jon Snow, Daenerys, Arya and the Iron Throne, there are other questions that will need to be answered: Will more Starbucks cups or other “GoT” editing blunders be noticed by eagle-eyed fans? Will any more NFL quarterbacks make cameo appearances? Will even more viewers join the 350,000-plus disgruntled  faithful who have signed a petition demanding that HBO remake the final season “with competent writers”? Stay tuned.

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TODAY’S MUST-READS
Wrestling fans mourn former WWE star Ashley Massaro.
Chelsea Manning will go back to jail after refusing to testify to grand jury probing WikiLeaks.
Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show ‘Arthur’ over gay wedding.

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Capitalism, socialism clash in Fox Business town hall.
Top 10 best and worst U.S. states for economy.
Chicago becomes first major city to collect ‘Netflix tax.’

#TheFlashback: CLICK HERE to find out what happened on “This Day in History.”

SOME PARTING WORDS

Tucker Carlson has a spoiler alert: “Bill de Blasio is never going to be president of the United States. He’s dumb, unpopular and almost comically incompetent.”

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Fox News Exclusive: William Barr speaks out; Tune in to ‘America’s Newsroom’ at 9 a.m. ET today
In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained that he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” during the early stages of the Russia probe. “I’ve been trying to get answers to the questions and I’ve found that a lot of the answers have been inadequate and some of the explanations I’ve gotten don’t hang together. In a sense I have more questions today than when I first started,” Barr told Fox News’ Bill Hemmer in an interview set to air Friday on “America’s Newsroom.”

Hemmer conducted the interview with Barr in El Salvador, where he will address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, MS-13, drug trafficking and human trafficking with officials.

Op-ed: Bill de Blasio 2020 – A ‘farce’ of a candidacy
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, becoming the 23rd Democrat to officially announce a bid for the White House and the second this week following Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s announcement on Tuesday. De Blasio took direct aim at President Trump, calling him a “bully,” adding that “I know how to take him on.”

Still, even de Blasio’s hometown was not impressed. A recent Quinnipiac University poll found 76 percent of New York City voters said they believed de Blasio shouldn’t run and gave the mayor “an anemic 42-44 percent job approval rating.” In an editorial, the New York Post called de Blasio’s candidacy a “complete farce” and gave reasons why “why Democrats across America shouldn’t waste time or money on this guy.” Trump called de Blasio “the worst mayor in the US.” And the blast-a-thon on de Blasio will likely go on and on.

Trump unveils immigration overhaul plan
President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country, upending the system in order to favor admissions based on merit rather than family ties. The proposal would judge immigrants with a points-based system that would favor high-skilled workers — accounting for age, English proficiency, education and whether the applicant has a well-paying job offer. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., warned Trump’s plan would have a “devastating effect on millions of people” and renewed her call to abolish ICE (the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency). Fox News host Laura Ingraham said on “The Ingraham Angle” on Thursday that the plan “makes sense” for America.

California’s high-speed rail project stopped in its tracks
The Trump administration is withdrawing nearly $1 billion in federal money for California’s high-speed rail project. The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it will not give California the $928,620,000 it was originally promised, saying the state “repeatedly failed to comply with the terms” of its grant, “failed to make reasonable progress on the Project,” and “abandoned its original vision” for a train connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco. The administration will also be seeking to recover an additional $2.5 billion in funds from the state that were allocated to the project through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a move that the California Rail Authority pleaded against in March.

This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from "Game of Thrones," that aired Sunday, May 12, 2019. (HBO via AP)

This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 12, 2019. (HBO via AP)

It’s ‘GoT’ finale weekend
The series finale of “Game of Thrones” will air on HBO this Sunday and “GoT” fans – enamored and disgruntled alike – will likely give the cable channel blockbuster, perhaps record-setting, ratings. Besides the fates of Jon Snow, Daenerys, Arya and the Iron Throne, there are other questions that will need to be answered: Will more Starbucks cups or other “GoT” editing blunders be noticed by eagle-eyed fans? Will any more NFL quarterbacks make cameo appearances? Will even more viewers join the 350,000-plus disgruntled  faithful who have signed a petition demanding that HBO remake the final season “with competent writers”? Stay tuned.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

TODAY’S MUST-READS
Wrestling fans mourn former WWE star Ashley Massaro.
Chelsea Manning will go back to jail after refusing to testify to grand jury probing WikiLeaks.
Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show ‘Arthur’ over gay wedding.

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Capitalism, socialism clash in Fox Business town hall.
Top 10 best and worst U.S. states for economy.
Chicago becomes first major city to collect ‘Netflix tax.’

#TheFlashback: CLICK HERE to find out what happened on “This Day in History.”

SOME PARTING WORDS

Tucker Carlson has a spoiler alert: “Bill de Blasio is never going to be president of the United States. He’s dumb, unpopular and almost comically incompetent.”

Not signed up yet for Fox News First? Click here to find out what you’re missing.

CLICK HERE to find out what’s on Fox News today and this weekend!

Fox News First is compiled by Fox News’ Bryan Robinson. Thank you for joining us! Have a good day and weekend! We’ll see you in your inbox first thing Monday morning.

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Trump rips ‘Fake News’ over reports of White House discord on Middle East Policy
President Trump on Wednesday trashed the Washington Post and the New York Times for reporting on alleged White House infighting over the administration’s policy on the Middle East. Trump, in a tweet, denied that there was infighting between his staff as tensions escalate with Iran – saying that opinions may differ, but that he is the person who makes the final decisions. “The Fake News Washington Post, and even more Fake News New York Times, are writing stories that there is infighting with respect to my strong policy in the Middle East,” Trump tweeted. “There is no infighting whatsoever.” Trump’s tweets come amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran, with the Pentagon on Wednesday ordering all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq amid still-unspecified threats that the Trump administration has linked to Iran. The recent discord between the U.S. and Iran has raised concerns among lawmakers on both sides of the aisle about a potential war with Iran, and has drawn comparisons to the lead-up to the Iraq War in 2003.

Who is John Durham? Prosecutor tapped for Russia probe inquiry known as ‘aggressive, tireless and fair’
U.S. Attorney John Durham, the longtime lawman tapped to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation, is no stranger to high-stakes assignments that might make him unpopular in federal law enforcement circles. But his reputation as a hard-charging and apolitical prosecutor is what colleagues say has made him the go-to investigator for highly sensitive jobs. And looking into alleged misconduct within the FBI and other government agencies — surrounding the most politically explosive investigation since at least the Clinton era — could be his toughest assignment yet. Durham served as counsel to former U.S. Attorney for Connecticut Deirdre Daly when she was U.S. attorney and deputy U.S. attorney. Durham now holds the U.S. attorney position in Connecticut, but his profile rose this week after it emerged that Attorney General Bill Barr had assigned him to lead the investigation into “all intelligence collection activities” related to the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election, and any misconduct during the early stages of the FBI’s original Russia probe.

State Department official cited Steele in emails with Ohr after flagging credibility issues to FBI, docs reveal
Shortly after the 2016 presidential election, then-Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Kavalec and Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr discussed new allegations concerning the Trump campaign’s Russia connections that were sourced to British ex-spy Christopher Steele, according to documents made public Wednesday. The previous month, in October 2016, Kavalec had met with Steele and documented his political motivations in writing — particularly that he was “keen” to see his anti-Trump materials “come to light” prior to the election. Kavelec forwarded her written notes, in which she also pointed out that some of Steele’s claims were apparently false, to a senior FBI executive. Despite Kavalec’s concerns, the FBI used Steele’s information to obtain a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant targeting former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page just weeks later.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce 2020 White House bid on Thursday: source
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, widely known to have been pondering a White House run, is expected to announce his official entry into the crowded candidate field on Thursday, a source familiar with the situation told Fox News on Wednesday. De Blasio will make the announcement in a Thursday morning video followed by an appearance on ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” said the source, who requested anonymity. The mayor would be the 23rd Democrat vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, following Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who announced his own candidacy on Tuesday. De Blasio has plans to visit a pair of early-voting states. He will travel to Iowa on Friday and South Carolina on Saturday, a spokesperson told Fox News. The mayor has been teasing an announcement this week about his decision. And he’s made several campaign-style trips to states expected to play key roles in the Democratic nominating process.

Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused California’s ‘deadliest and most destructive wildfire’: officials
California authorities said Wednesday that power lines owned and operated by the Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. (PG&E) caused the state’s most destructive wildfire ever – one that killed 85 people and nearly destroyed an entire city. Lines owned by the San Francisco-based utility sparked the deadly, fast-moving Camp Fire on Nov. 8 in the Pulga area of Butte County, the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said in a news release. In total, the blaze burned 153,336 acres and destroyed in excess of 18,000 structures. The city of Paradise – population 27,000 — was nearly wiped out as residents evacuated and their homes and vehicles were engulfed in flames. Investigators also found a second nearby ignition site involving power lines owned by PG&E and vegetation that sparked another fire.

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TODAY’S MUST-READS

Case against former Green Beret in suspected Taliban bombmaker’s death will proceed to court-martial
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New York, California get ‘aggressive’ when residents try to flee high taxes
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reveals Amazon stake worth $900M
Britney Spears considers canceling Las Vegas residency: How much money she could lose

#TheFlashback: CLICK HERE to find out what happened on “This Day in History.”

SOME PARTING WORDS

Sean Hannity says Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation team was stacked with “far-left Clinton allies” who were hell-bent on taking down President Trump.   

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Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know today …

Trump rips ‘Fake News’ over reports of White House discord on Middle East Policy
President Trump on Wednesday trashed the Washington Post and the New York Times for reporting on alleged White House infighting over the administration’s policy on the Middle East. Trump, in a tweet, denied that there was infighting between his staff as tensions escalate with Iran – saying that opinions may differ, but that he is the person who makes the final decisions. “The Fake News Washington Post, and even more Fake News New York Times, are writing stories that there is infighting with respect to my strong policy in the Middle East,” Trump tweeted. “There is no infighting whatsoever.” Trump’s tweets come amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran, with the Pentagon on Wednesday ordering all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq amid still-unspecified threats that the Trump administration has linked to Iran. The recent discord between the U.S. and Iran has raised concerns among lawmakers on both sides of the aisle about a potential war with Iran, and has drawn comparisons to the lead-up to the Iraq War in 2003.

Who is John Durham? Prosecutor tapped for Russia probe inquiry known as ‘aggressive, tireless and fair’
U.S. Attorney John Durham, the longtime lawman tapped to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation, is no stranger to high-stakes assignments that might make him unpopular in federal law enforcement circles. But his reputation as a hard-charging and apolitical prosecutor is what colleagues say has made him the go-to investigator for highly sensitive jobs. And looking into alleged misconduct within the FBI and other government agencies — surrounding the most politically explosive investigation since at least the Clinton era — could be his toughest assignment yet. Durham served as counsel to former U.S. Attorney for Connecticut Deirdre Daly when she was U.S. attorney and deputy U.S. attorney. Durham now holds the U.S. attorney position in Connecticut, but his profile rose this week after it emerged that Attorney General Bill Barr had assigned him to lead the investigation into “all intelligence collection activities” related to the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election, and any misconduct during the early stages of the FBI’s original Russia probe.

State Department official cited Steele in emails with Ohr after flagging credibility issues to FBI, docs reveal
Shortly after the 2016 presidential election, then-Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Kavalec and Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr discussed new allegations concerning the Trump campaign’s Russia connections that were sourced to British ex-spy Christopher Steele, according to documents made public Wednesday. The previous month, in October 2016, Kavalec had met with Steele and documented his political motivations in writing — particularly that he was “keen” to see his anti-Trump materials “come to light” prior to the election. Kavelec forwarded her written notes, in which she also pointed out that some of Steele’s claims were apparently false, to a senior FBI executive. Despite Kavalec’s concerns, the FBI used Steele’s information to obtain a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant targeting former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page just weeks later.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce 2020 White House bid on Thursday: source
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, widely known to have been pondering a White House run, is expected to announce his official entry into the crowded candidate field on Thursday, a source familiar with the situation told Fox News on Wednesday. De Blasio will make the announcement in a Thursday morning video followed by an appearance on ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” said the source, who requested anonymity. The mayor would be the 23rd Democrat vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, following Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who announced his own candidacy on Tuesday. De Blasio has plans to visit a pair of early-voting states. He will travel to Iowa on Friday and South Carolina on Saturday, a spokesperson told Fox News. The mayor has been teasing an announcement this week about his decision. And he’s made several campaign-style trips to states expected to play key roles in the Democratic nominating process.

Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused California’s ‘deadliest and most destructive wildfire’: officials
California authorities said Wednesday that power lines owned and operated by the Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. (PG&E) caused the state’s most destructive wildfire ever – one that killed 85 people and nearly destroyed an entire city. Lines owned by the San Francisco-based utility sparked the deadly, fast-moving Camp Fire on Nov. 8 in the Pulga area of Butte County, the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said in a news release. In total, the blaze burned 153,336 acres and destroyed in excess of 18,000 structures. The city of Paradise – population 27,000 — was nearly wiped out as residents evacuated and their homes and vehicles were engulfed in flames. Investigators also found a second nearby ignition site involving power lines owned by PG&E and vegetation that sparked another fire.

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TODAY’S MUST-READS

Case against former Green Beret in suspected Taliban bombmaker’s death will proceed to court-martial
EX-FBI lawyer: Officials were ‘quite ‘worried’ Comey appeared to be blackmailing Trump with dossier
US suspends all passenger, cargo flights to Venezuela

MIND YOUR BUSINESS

New York, California get ‘aggressive’ when residents try to flee high taxes
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reveals Amazon stake worth $900M
Britney Spears considers canceling Las Vegas residency: How much money she could lose

#TheFlashback: CLICK HERE to find out what happened on “This Day in History.”

SOME PARTING WORDS

Sean Hannity says Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation team was stacked with “far-left Clinton allies” who were hell-bent on taking down President Trump.   

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