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"The first move in the authoritarian playbook is the control of information, the suppression of people who try to get the facts out. And we continued to see that in a major way around the world this year." -Time editor Edward Felsenthal to @brianstelter
This appears to be a 20th century crime taking place in the 21st and with little consequence: https://t.co/aEclZMaOS2
Dow closed 497 points, or 2%, lower on Friday as investors worried about signs of slowing global growth. S&P 500 is now down nearly 11% on the quarter. That would be the index’s worst quarter since 2011.
More: In sharply worded response, special counsel prosecutors make clear Michael Flynn is responsible for his false statements to the FBI saying he made the “decision to lie about his communications with the Russian ambassador two weeks before his interview with the FBI.”
Filing: “The circumstances of the defendant’s interview are not mitigating”, says Special Counsel of defense lawyer’s claims Michael Flynn wasn’t properly warned re: lying.
Flynn memo is out.
Reversing comment to CNN he “didn’t care” about potential criminal charges against Trump, @SenOrrinHatch issues apology: “I made comments about allegations against the President that were irresponsible and a poor reflection on my lengthy record of dedication to the rule of law”
This is brilliant:
That was quick: CNN confirms Chris Christie is out of the running for CoS - @DanaBashCNN reporting
On the anniversary of #SandyHook this new CDC data on gun deaths nationwide:

1999: 28,874
2017: 39,773
Total(1) => 0.076353073120117 f_f_QM(2) => 0.065803050994873 indS(2) => 0.051572799682617 indM(2) => 0.012428045272827 indM_1(2) => 0.0013842582702637 indM_2(2) => 0.00080990791320801 indM_4(2) => 0.002716064453125 indM_5(2) => 0.0024049282073975 indM_6(2) => 0.0010631084442139 indM_7(2) => 0.0022830963134766 indM_8(2) => 0.001060962677002 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.0092720985412598 f_f_dT(20) => 0.008962869644165