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The WashPost delves into the reality show in a juicy front-pager, "Tensions, tumult mark Trump's first days as president," by Ashley Parker, Phil Rucker and Matea Gold:

  • "As Trump thought about staffing his administration following his surprise victory, he hesitated over selecting Spicer … He did not see Spicer as particularly telegenic and preferred a woman."
  • "Efforts to launch an outside group supporting Trump's agenda have stalled amid fighting between Kushner loyalists … and conservative donor Rebekah Mercer … Major disputes include who would control the data."
  • Kellyanne "is arguably Trump's most recognizable aide, which has caused her to receive threats against her life. She has been assigned a Secret Service detail."
  • "Conway said she now hopes to limit her television appearances. Instead, she is taking on an expanded portfolio, which will include health care and veterans' issues, and Pence — for whom she has worked for years as a pollster — is also expected to carve out more substantive responsibilities for her."
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Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

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The FBI arrested far-right media figure Tim Gionet, known as "Baked Alaska," on Saturday for his involvement in last week's Capitol riot, according to a statement of facts filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.

The state of play: Gionet was arrested in Houston on charges related to disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session, per AP.