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You're an older New Yorker trying to bond with a culture-obsessed young gun who's less than half your age. There's a language barrier. You're tall; he's squat. You've had words in the past.
President Trump's wooing of Kim Jong-un at the Singapore summit included the iPad showing (in English and Korean) of a "Destiny Pictures" movie trailer, made by the White House's National Security Council, starring themselves saving the world.
Jonathan Swan's sources help illuminate Trump's thinking:
The White House is very proud of the video: Vice President Pence showed it at yesterday's weekly Senate Republican luncheon.
Be smart ... A well-wired Republican tells me: "This is the return of the 70s/80s 'buddy movie' — but one of the buddies is a murderous dictator. The real question is: Will the audience applaud the 'hero' for trying?"
Michael Morell — former CIA acting and deputy director, whose North Korea-watching dates back to the early 1990s (a quarter century) — told me:
The case for Trump ... Victor Cha of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a former National Security Council director for Asia, writes for the N.Y. Times, "Trump and Kim Have Just Walked Us Back From the Brink of War":
AT&T's victory over the Justice Department in a landmark case over its purchase of Time Warner is expected to usher in a period of industry consolidation — particularly between media, tech and telecom companies, Axios' Sara Fischer and David McCabe write.
Why it matters: Hundreds of billions of dollars of potential deals were at stake with this decision:
The president is becoming a one-man litmus test for Republicans all over the country, proving the GOP has little room for an agenda or ideas that don't align with his, Axios' Alexi McCammond writes:
"Virginia Republicans turned bright red, ... selecting the more-Trump-than-Trump Corey Stewart [a defender of Confederate symbols] as their nominee to challenge Sen. Tim Kaine (D)," the WashPost's Greg Schneider writes:
Owner Dennis Hof sits in front of the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev. (John Locher/AP)
"Dennis Hof, Nevada's most famous pimp, wins GOP primary," per AP:
Jeffrey Goldberg, editor in chief of The Atlantic:
"Tesla hasn’t yet turned an annual profit in its 15-year history and now faces heightened scrutiny from investors and analysts," per Wall Street Journal (subscription):
Today marks 10 years since the death of "Meet the Press" moderator Tim Russert ("a fixture in American homes on Sunday mornings and election nights") at age 58.
Betsy Fischer Martin, Tim's longtime executive producer, and former "Meet" producer Erin Fogarty Owen have posted, "Tim Russert: Loss and lessons a decade later":
With a parade that drew tens of thousands and swamped a dozen blocks of Constitution Avenue, D.C. celebrates its first major sports crown in 26 years.
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