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California Today: California Today: Six Decades of Jasper Johns at the Broad

Some notable loans from other museums include “Three Flags,” (1958); “Flags” (1965), and “Device.” We have also added two major number paintings, “Figure 7” and “Figure 5.”California Online(Please note: We regularly highlight articles on news sites that have limited access for nonsubscribers.)PhotoSpeaker Paul D. Ryan discussed the school shooting during his weekly news conference on Thursday.Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times• Congress has been unable to pass even modest legislation on guns despite several mass shootings, including the one on Wednesday. “This isn’t going to stop,” a frustrated Senator Dianne Feinstein told her colleagues. “And we become culpable when we do nothing.” [The New York Times]• The Senate has blocked three measures — including one backed by President Trump — that were aimed at resolving the fate of the Dreamers. The lack of consensus leaves uncertainty about whether any solution can be reached. [The New York Times]• State Senator Tony Mendoza has sued the State Senate for suspending him amid a sexual misconduct investigation. He is seeking reinstatement. [The Associated Press]• Peter Thiel, the billionaire investor and co-founder of PayPal, is relocating his home and personal investment firms to Los Angeles from San Francisco […]

What’s in the White House Budget Request?

SubscribeLog In SubscribeLog InAdvertisementPoliticsWhat’s in the White House Budget Request?ImagePresident Trump’s budget proposal would increase military spending by $195 billion over the next two years.CreditAndrew Renneisen/Getty ImagesBy The New York Times Feb. 12, 2018WASHINGTON — The White House released its fiscal 2019 budget on Monday, outlining the administration’s fiscal priorities at a moment when Congress is already moving ahead with its own spending plan. The blueprint is largely a political statement and is unlikely to influence lawmakers, who control the federal pursestrings and just passed a bill, which President Trump signed into law last week, raising spending caps by about $300 billion over two years.That deal, which briefly forced a government shutdown, increases military spending by $195 billion over the next two years and increases nondefense spending by $131 billion over that period. Mr. Trump’s budget proposal calls for a different approach and says Congress should not spend all of those additional nondefense funds […]

Devin Nunes, Flu Season, Groundhog Day: Your Friday Evening Briefing

The area is a magnet for migrants from many countries because it serves as a gateway to England, and local officials are worried that tensions could spin further out of control.Separately, 90 people were feared drowned after a migrant smuggler’s boat capsized off the coast of Libya. Most of the victims appear to have been from Pakistan.____PhotoCredit European Pressphoto Agency4. […]

Trump Blames Justice Department and F.B.I. for Conduct He Says Was ‘a Disgrace’

The president, who first considered getting rid of Mr. Rosenstein last summer, pointedly refused to say on Friday whether he was more likely to do so now, cocking his head and telling reporters who pressed him on the matter: “You figure that out.”The memo described Mr. Rosenstein as one of the senior Justice Department officials who approved an application to extend surveillance of Mr. Page, and suggested that those applications deliberately avoided mentioning that they were based in part on information in a dossier paid for by Democrats.The prospect of Mr. Rosenstein’s ouster set off alarms among Democrats, who said it would be an unacceptable move by the president to thwart an ongoing federal investigation.“We write to inform you that we would consider such an unwarranted action as an attempt to obstruct justice in the Russia investigation,” Democratic leaders wrote in a letter to Mr. Trump shortly after he made his comments at the White House on Friday morning.GraphicConfused By All the News About Russia? We Are Here to HelpMost of the news about Russia falls into one of three categories, which we break down.OPEN Graphic“Firing Rod Rosenstein, D.O.J. leadership, or Bob Mueller could result in a constitutional crisis of the kind not seen since the Saturday Night Massacre,” they wrote […]

Mueller Zeros In on Story Put Together About Trump Tower Meeting

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Asia and Australia Edition: Strava, North Korea, Malaysia: Your Tuesday Briefing

#briefing-market-module.interactive-embedded .interactive-caption { display: none; } Market Snapshot View Full Overview In the News Photo Credit Kevin Frayer/Getty Images • The Vatican, seeking to end a schism with China, asked two “underground” bishops to surrender their positions to individuals approved by the country’s authoritarian government. Above, a sanctioned ceremony in Beijing. [The New York Times] • Why do heart attacks and strokes hit people with no known risk factors? Scientists have identified a strange accumulation of mutated stem cells in bone marrow as a possible cause — and it grows more common with age. [The New York Times] • The F.B.I.’s deputy director stepped down, under fire from Republicans in Congress and President Trump, and the deputy attorney general appears to be their new target. [The New York Times] • Rescuers were searching for more survivors after seven people were found alive in a dinghy more than a week after their ferry sank near the Pacific island nation of Kiribati. […]

Counsel Quietly Trying to Corral Trump While Pushing G.O.P.’s Agenda

Mr. McGahn’s threat to resign is an example of how he has tried to both help and constrain an idiosyncratic client who hates to be managed and defies the norms of the presidency. Not everyone believes he has been successful.Jack Goldsmith, a Harvard Law School professor and a former top Justice Department official in the George W. Bush administration, wrote last year on the Lawfare blog that Mr […]