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.
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 “recent Monticello visitor.” Turns out there’s a little more to the story.Read More
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.