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‘Jared Kushner Finds His Voice’ Sounds Like History’s Worst Hallmark Original Movie

By in Huffington Post on June 19, 2017

By Eliot Nelson

President Trump said “the Panama Canal is doing quite well” and now all we can do is pray for a trip to the Great Wall of China. A Republican data firm exposed the information of nearly 200 million voters — marking the absolute first time this century the GOP has threatened citizens’ franchise. And Jared Kushner spoke publicly for the first time since arriving in the White Holuse and not long thereafter ominous clouds formed over the White House. Please direct all your letters about causality to our editors. This is HUFFPOST HILL for Monday, June 19th, 2017:

FLYNN WORKED WITH GROUP THAT SOLD SPYWARE TO REPRESSIVE GOVERNMENTS – Paul Blumenthal and Jessica Schulberg: “While serving as a top campaign aide to Donald Trump, former national security adviser Michael Flynn made tens of thousands of dollars on the side advising a company that sold surveillance technology that repressive governments used to monitor activists and journalists…. He earned nearly $1.5 million last year as a consultant, adviser, board member, or speaker for more than three dozen companies and individuals, according to financial disclosure forms released earlier this year. Two of those entities are directly linked to NSO Group, a secretive Israeli cyberweapons dealer founded by Omri Lavie and Shalev Hulio, who are rumored to have served in Unit 8200, the Israeli equivalent of the National Security Agency…. [D]uring the time Flynn was working for NSO’s Luxembourg affiliate, one of the company’s main products…was being used to surveil political dissidents, reporters, activists, and government officials.” [HuffPost]

SENATE DEMS TO GAMELY ATTEMPT TO STOP THE SECRET SENATE HEALTH CARE BILL – It probably won’t work. Jennifer Haberkorn: “Democrats will grind Senate business to a halt in a protest against Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare. Beginning […]    

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