West Wing Reports (b

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President and First Lady out on the town tonight - having dinner with French President and Mrs. Macron. Fiola Mare in Georgetown (Italian seafood, good river view)

Keep reading, hearing and watching people on Twitter, Facebook, TV and the radio, and in letters to the editor, complain that they are not allowed to speak freely

2/ Reagan himself was a big supporter of the Brady Gun bill. He said stricter gun controls could help reduce violence. He wrote this column for the @nytimes  :

History on the Hill: House Democrats have elected NY Rep. Hakeem Jeffries as their head - the 52-year old New Yorker is the first Black American in this role; he'll succeed Nancy Pelosi in January

Six years of Donald Trump’s federal tax returns are now in the hands of Congress - ending a years-long fight by Trump to keep those records secret

Always lovely: lighting of the National Christmas tree on Ellipse, across from Mr. Hoban's house. That's LL Cool J with President and First Lady

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The Supreme Court has nine justices, as you probably know, because of the Judiciary Act of 1869, which said there should be one justice for each of the nine U.S. circuit courts. That was 153 years ago. Today there are 13 circuit courts

2/ the Prince sprawled on the floor, playing and laughing with the murdered president's son. Days from his 3d birthday, John had said earlier that he "didn't have anybody to play with" (also: "where's Daddy?") and her Majesty's husband decided that he would entertain the boy. RIP

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1. trashes Nigerian immigrants. 2. Fact Check: Nigerian immigrants are better educated than white Americans, according to data from Trump's own Census Bureau 3. Nigerians in U.S. w/master's degree: 17%. Whites: 8% 4. Nigerians in U.S. w/doctorate: 4%. Whites: 1%

. is an Orwellian manufacturer of "Fake News." On - of all days - Sept. 11, he posted this photo showing his staff honoring the tragic anniversary. But: 1) It was raining today and 2) it includes the long-departed Hope Hicks and Omarosa (h/t )

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Hurricane: "If you can, get out of the storm's path. Worst case scenario, tell Ron DeSantis you're Venezuelan....maybe he'll fly you to Martha's Vineyard." -Stephen Colbert to Floridians

Former chairman of RNC Steele told WWR at lunch that Trump will not finish his term; advises clients to bolster ties w/VP Pence

Exit polls show that the first avowed fascist since Mussolini will be the next prime minister of Italy; the apparent victory of Giorgia Meloni, 45, is sending shockwaves across Europe tonight (NYT photo)

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