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David Kurtz is TPM's executive editor and Washington Bureau chief. He oversees the news operations of TPM.

Everything You Need To Know About Last Night’s Results
INSIDE: Mar-a-Lago Raid ... Mehmet Oz ... Rick Scott
Trump Had A Whopping 300 Classified Documents At MAL!
INSIDE: Climate Change ... Ron DeSantis ... Tucker Carlson
Cha-Ching! Leonard Leo Banks $1.6B Donation To New Conservative Nonprofit
INSIDE: Lindsey Graham ... Mike Pence ... Rudy Giuliani
Nearly All Pro-Impeachment GOPers Officially Purged
INSIDE: FBI ... FLOTUS ... Ex-Australian PM
Read It Yourself

Now we know what the FBI was after. Here’s the Mar-a-Lago search warrant.

One Microscopic Cog In Trump’s Catastrophic Plan

Based on a variety of reports over the past hour or so, it appears that the man who attacked the FBI field office in Cincinnati this morning went over the edge after the feds conducted their search of Mar-a-Lago. The caveat is that the man was reportedly present for the Jan. 6 attack in Washington, so it might not have taken much to push him over the edge. He was killed this afternoon by law enforcement after a standoff in a cornfield in rural Ohio. An account on Trump’s fake Twitter platform under the same name as the gunman was posting about the attack seemingly in real time today. Matt Shuham has our story.

Conservatives Rain Hellfire On The Rule Of Law After Mar-A-Lago Raid
INSIDE: Defund The FBI!! ... Giuliani Chronicles ... Project Veritas
Beware Of The ‘Recent Monticello Visitor’
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Getting outraged over Fox News holds little allure these days, but occasionally the network will do something so quintessentially Fox News that you have to sit back and marvel at the layers of mendacity.

Today’s little Fox News gem was a segment on what a huge bummer it is to visit Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello these days, what with all the focus on slavery and what not at what was built as a slave plantation.

A bow-tied, bespectacled guest for the segment was billed hilariously in one chyron as a β€œrecent Monticello visitor.” Turns out there’s a little more to the story.

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Busy Day At SCOTUS

The term ends.

Stephen Breyer retires.

Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as his replacement.

But before all that, the last big case TPM cares about will be issued shortly after 10 a.m. ET.

Background on the EPA case here.

Kate’s story on the oral arguments in the EPA case here.

More a little later.

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