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The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Alabama abortion invoice revives nationwide debate | 2020 Dems slam invoice | Trump Jr. agrees to testify earlier than Senate Intel panel | New ballot exhibits Biden main Sanders nationally | Rachel MaddowRachel Anne MaddowThe Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more The Memo: 2020 Dems line up for Maddow main O’Rourke says he can ‘do a greater job’ speaking 2020 message MORE‘s present turns into a 2020 Dem ceremony of passage | How Barr threw a curveball into GOP’s ‘spying’ probe | Home holds listening to on Boeing 737 Max | Nationwide Chocolate Chip Day

 

 

TALK OF THE MORNING

The true winner of this debate: Hulu:

The Alabama Senate handed a invoice to ban almost all abortions, sending the measure to Gov. Kay Ivey‘s (R) desk. Ivey has not stated whether or not she’s going to signal or veto the handed invoice. http://bit.ly/2W2JhkJ

What abortions could be authorized if signed?: The invoice outlaws all abortions, together with for rape and incest, however would permit abortions to save lots of the mom’s life. 

What would occur to these concerned in an unlawful abortion: “Anybody performing an abortion may very well be punished by 10 to 99 years in jail, however no legal costs could be filed towards an individual present process the process.” 

Proponents are hoping it will overturn Roe v. Wade: “The invoice’s proponents say they hope the laws, together with abortion restrictions in different states, will arrange a Supreme Courtroom battle that can see the overturning of the landmark Roe v. Wade choice that was the primary to legalize abortion.” 

  

REACTIONS:

Yikes — from a prime Democrat in Alabama: Alabama state Senate Minority Chief Bobby Singleton (D) had harsh phrases for the passage of the Alabama abortion invoice. She stated on CNN’s “New Day”: “I believe we raped girls final night time. We made girls of Alabama the mannequin of the brand new Roe v. Wade. I believe that that is only a horrible invoice.” http://bit.ly/2VK6id2

“The Handmaid’s Story” is trending: “The Handmaid’s Story” trended on Twitter after the Alabama vote. http://bit.ly/2Eb1fYf

^Why I stated Hulu lucked out on the timing: Season Three of Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Story” premieres on June 5. http://bit.ly/2JJbFSj

From Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more Do not inform Marianne Williamson she will’t win Three Florida radio stations to broadcast Trump speeches each hour till 2020 election MORE: “The abortion bans in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Mississippi are appalling assaults on girls’s lives and elementary freedoms. Girls’s rights are human rights. We is not going to return.” http://bit.ly/2LHoDTj

From Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegThe Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more Do not inform Marianne Williamson she will’t win The Memo: 2020 Dems line up for Maddow main MORE, a 2020 Democrat: “The Alabama legislature is ignoring science, criminalizing abortion, and punishing girls. As a substitute, the federal government’s function needs to be to ensure all girls have entry to complete inexpensive care, and that features protected and authorized abortion.” http://bit.ly/2LHoI9z

Different reactions from 2020 Democrats: http://bit.ly/2HqvXgF

  

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LATEST WITH THE RUSSIA PROBE

Let’s do the factor:

Through The Hill’s Jonathan Easley and Alexander BoltonDonald Trump Jr. has agreed to adjust to a subpoena from Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrThe Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more Trump Jr. reaches deal to testify with Senate Intelligence McConnell: Nobody tells Burr how one can run Intelligence panel MORE (R-N.C.) and can communicate to the panel in June. http://bit.ly/30lpexf

Based on a supply briefed on the deal: “Questions in regards to the Trump Tower undertaking in Moscow and the June 2016 Trump Tower assembly between Trump marketing campaign officers and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya are honest recreation.” 

  

‘Yeah, certain, this job sounds enjoyable!’ — stated nobody, ever:

Through The Hill’s Olivia Beavers and Morgan Chalfant, “A brand new U.S. prosecutor is about to enter the middle of a partisan firestorm in Washington. John DurhamJohn DurhamBarr throws curveball into Senate GOP ‘spying’ probe MORE, a longtime Justice Division official who’s serving as a U.S. legal professional in Connecticut, has reportedly been picked by Lawyer Common William Barr to evaluation the origins of the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference.” http://bit.ly/2Vqw3K8

 

HOW WILLIAM BARR THREW A CURVEBALL INTO THE SENATE GOP:

http://bit.ly/2JkAtkn

  

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL

Dems’ ceremony of passage:

Through The Hill’s Niall Stanage, “the trail to the Democratic presidential nomination begins in Iowa and New Hampshire — however lately it additionally features a preliminary cease in Studio 3A at NBC Information headquarters in New York’s Rockefeller Middle. That is the studio from which Rachel Maddow broadcasts her eponymous MSNBC present — the highest-rated on the liberal-leaning community — 5 nights per week.” http://bit.ly/2VFzDF8

Why Maddow is interesting, in addition to the liberal attraction: Maddow attracts an enormous crowd and that is particularly essential in a fragmented media atmosphere. 

Final Monday: Former Rep. Beto O’RourkeRobert (Beto) Francis O’RourkeLet’s hope Democratic candidates resist following Trump’s instance MSNBC to host Harris city corridor this month The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Trump defends tariffs as China retaliates MORE (D-Texas) appeared on Maddow’s present to hit reset on his marketing campaign that has been lackluster thus far. 

Different candidates who’ve appeared on Maddow’s present: “In January, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gave her first main interview after asserting her candidacy to Maddow. Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHarris to vow ban on imports of some high-powered weapons if elected The Memo: 2020 Dems line up for Maddow main In a single day Well being Care — Offered by Marketing campaign for Accountability — Home lawmakers supply measure on shock medical payments | High Dems press DOJ on ObamaCare doc requests | Pennsylvania AG sues Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic MORE (D-Calif.), Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandThe Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more Do not inform Marianne Williamson she will’t win The Memo: 2020 Dems line up for Maddow main MORE (D-N.Y.), Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellHarris to vow ban on imports of some high-powered weapons if elected The Memo: 2020 Dems line up for Maddow main Buttigieg jokes ‘Veep’s’ Selina Meyer could be ‘nicely matched’ with Trump in 2020 MORE (D-Calif.) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) are among the many different candidates who’ve taken their seats since then.” 

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TIDBIT — HERE’S THE LINE OUTSIDE KAMALA HARRIS’S CAMPAIGN EVENT:

She spoke in Nashua, N.H. The road: http://bit.ly/2Jrg7Gf

^And listed here are a couple of protesters: http://bit.ly/2YwZ9tj

  

The most recent 2020 polling:

Based on a brand new Emerson Polling survey, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe Robinette BidenSome Dems hesitant to help Biden over Iraq Conflict vote: ballot The Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more Do not inform Marianne Williamson she will’t win MORE is main Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSome Dems hesitant to help Biden over Iraq Conflict vote: ballot The Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more Do not inform Marianne Williamson she will’t win MORE (I-Vt.) 33 % to 25. Adopted by: Sens. Kamala Harris (Calif.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more The Memo: 2020 Dems line up for Maddow main Sanders will get help from Ocasio-Cortez towards Biden MORE (Mass.) every have 10 % help and are adopted by South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) with eight % help. http://bit.ly/2HrvniR

 

AND IN LIKEABILITY:

Joe Biden is the most well-liked Democratic presidential candidate, in accordance with a brand new Gallup ballot. The numbers: “About 53 % of all Individuals view Biden favorably, whereas 35 % have an unfavorable view. That favorability score beats out all different Democratic presidential contenders, together with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is available in second with 46 %.” http://bit.ly/2VvZo6c

  

LATEST WITH THE TRADE WAR

GOP worries farmers damage by commerce tensions:

A Republican lawmaker stated the commerce tensions between the U.S. and China usually are not nice for farmers, elevating worries in regards to the fallout. http://bit.ly/2VEPjbS

Rep. Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerThirty-four GOP members buck Trump on catastrophe invoice In a single day Protection: Pompeo predicts Russia might be election menace for many years | Defends help for Saudis in Yemen | ISIS chief seems in first video in 5 years | Trump, Erdogan focus on F-35 dispute US, Turkey play rooster over Russia MORE (R-Unwell.)  stated on CNN’s “New Day”: “Look, it isn’t nice for farmers and here is why: the Chinese language have principally determined to go after Trump’s base … there’s some ache and it is horrible and we have to do all the things we are able to to ensure we alleviate that as a lot as potential.” 

What Kinzinger was referring to:China’s retaliatory tariffs are aimed toward U.S. agriculture and different merchandise. https://wapo.st/30oQj2r

  

NOTABLE TWEETS

This tree might inform some tales:

This tree predates the monument’s dedication in 1885. http://bit.ly/2JpfBbA

 

ON TAP

The Home and Senate are in. President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS ambassador: ‘Israel is on the aspect of God’ Trump’s Doral resort income has dropped since presidential marketing campaign: report Michael Wolff’s ‘Fireplace and Fury’ sequel due out in June MORE is in Washington, D.C. Vice President Pence is in Indianapolis for the day.

1:30 p.m. EDT: First votes within the Home. The Home’s full schedule right this moment: http://bit.ly/2LKqwyE

2:45 p.m. EDT: President Trump meets with Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoThe Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more Pavlich: Not deniers, personal sector environmentalists Hillicon Valley: WhatsApp points repair after spy ware breach | Pompeo warns Russia towards interference | Florida gov confirms election hacking | Federal labor board’s lawyer calls Uber drivers contractors | Graham zeroes in on 5G safety MORE.

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3:15 p.m. EDT: Final votes within the Home.

30 years in the past right this moment: The ultimate episode of “Household Ties” aired. http://bit.ly/2JBNe9s

eight a.m. EDT Thursday: The Hill is internet hosting an occasion on the way forward for work, “Staff and The Innovation Age.” Featured audio system: Sens. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownTop Finance Dem affords invoice to assist these repaying pupil loans save for retirement On The Cash: Home chairman points subpoenas for Trump’s tax returns | Trump touts commerce talks as China, US fail to succeed in deal | 5 issues to learn about Trump’s commerce struggle with China | GOP affords help for Trump on tariffs Delta Airways slammed for poster suggesting workers purchase video video games as a substitute of paying union dues MORE (D-Ohio) and Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanOn The Cash: GOP angst grows over Trump’s commerce struggle | Trump guarantees assist for ‘Patriot Farmers’ | Markets rebound | CBO founding director Alice Rivlin dies | Senate to vote on catastrophe help invoice subsequent week Senators supply bipartisan retirement financial savings invoice This week: Home to vote on invoice to ban LGBTQ discrimination MORE (R-Ohio); Reps. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) and Tim WalbergTimothy (Tim) Lee WalbergOn The Cash: Home chairman points subpoenas for Trump’s tax returns | Trump touts commerce talks as China, US fail to succeed in deal | 5 issues to learn about Trump’s commerce struggle with China | GOP affords help for Trump on tariffs The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Dems increase stakes with discuss of ‘constitutional disaster’ The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Trump ramps up struggle by asserting government privilege MORE (R-Mich.); and Megan J. Smith, founder and CEO of Shift7 and former U.S. chief expertise officer. Particulars and how one can RSVP: http://bit.ly/2H9NHhq

  

WHAT TO WATCH

This morning: The Home held a listening to on the Boeing 737 Max plane. Livestream: http://bit.ly/2JDtsdL

11 a.m. EDT: President Trump gave a speech on the 38th Annual Nationwide Peace Officers’ Memorial Service on the U.S. Capitol. Livestream: http://bit.ly/2HugD2w

1:30 p.m. EDT: Vice President Pence provides a eulogy on the funeral for former Sen. Richard Luger (R-Ind.) in Indianapolis. Livestream: http://bit.ly/2LFIPET

7 p.m. EDT: President Trump and first woman Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill’s Morning Report – Offered by Go USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more Obama shares tribute to Michelle to have fun Mom’s Day ‘Saturday Night time Reside’ ponders what it will take for Republicans to show towards Trump MORE host the White Home Historic Affiliation Dinner within the East Room of the White Home.  Livestream: http://bit.ly/2HwDRFw

 

NOW FOR THE FUN STUFF…

As we speak is Nationwide Chocolate Chip Day.

  

Make Tomatoes Flavorful Once more:

Through Smithsonian.com, scientists have found a gene to make tomatoes extra flavorful once more. Particulars: http://bit.ly/2Vqcxh5

  

The most effective and worst states to stay:

U.S. Information & World Report launched an inventory of the most effective and worst states the stay. The complete listing and metrics: http://bit.ly/2lPQly7

No. 1: Washington

No. 2: New Hampshire

No. 3: Minnesota

No. 48: Mississippi

No. 49: Alabama

No. 50: Louisiana

 

And since you made it this far, here is a cat who loves ice cream cones: http://bit.ly/2Q4KO4p 

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