Quote of the Day:
“This is a big deal and of course he[‘s] right. Everyone knows it. I look forward to getting to the bottom of it once and for all.”
— Donald Trump Jr. on AG William Barr saying spying did occur on the Trump campaign.
Mood: “Trump is asked whether Stephen Miller is running WH immigration policy. He calls Miller a ‘wonderful person,’ ‘a brilliant man’ but adds ‘there’s only one person running it. You know who that is?’ Then points at himself.'” — David Nakamura, White House reporter, The Washington Post.
Baby bliss: A new Trump is in the works
“Lara and I are excited to announce that we will be adding another member to our family in August! Luke will be a great big brother!” — Eric Trump, son of President Trump.
Lunch smells waft through the office air
“Ahh the luncheon hour when all the open office smells like vinaigrette salad dressing.” — Amanda Mull, writer, The Atlantic.
Rep. Swalwell’s presidential campaign slogan is a miss
Challenge: You need to come up with a slogan. You can only use eight letters of the alphabet. pic.twitter.com/LQRms5jnXF
— Mark Harris (@MarkHarrisNYC) April 10, 2019
Nate Silver, of FiveThirtyEight, remarked, “I sense sarcasm here, but Eric Swalwell is a BOLD LEADER on issues of national importance, such as having Eric Swalwell on cable news more often and getting Eric Swalwell a book contract with a low-[six]-figure advance.” (RELATED: Swalwell’s Campaign Slogan Is Ruthlessly Mocked On Twitter)
Twitter tries to make us safe from spammers
“Follow, unfollow, follow, unfollow. Who does that? Spammers. So we’re changing the number of accounts you can follow each day from 1,000 to 400. Don’t worry, you’ll be just fine.” — Twitter Safety.
Federalist writer will intern in Tel Aviv this summer
“I have some news! I’ll be interning in Tel Aviv for @ShuratHaDin this summer! L’chaim. I will still be writing for @FDRLST and being pithy, but in a new time.” — Erielle Davidson, The Federalist.
First world problems: CNN and HBO staffers just want their gym discount damn it. Here.
Ex-CBS-er Lara Logan is going to work for Sinclair. (RELATED: Lara Logan Will Cover The U.S.-Mexico Border)
Trump is … majorly bored during tour of Mount Vernon. Here.
Hilaria Baldwin had a miscarriage. “There was no heartbeat today at my scan,” she wrote on Instagram. Here.
It’s Wednesday. So here’s an interesting insight on defamation lawsuits: “I get that [Devin] Nunes was upset to see his name in the same headline as the words ‘prostitute’ and ‘cocaine,’ but defamation damages don’t exist to soothe sore feelings.” More on Nunes’ idiotic lawsuit here.
Ex-“TODAY Show” host Matt Lauer emerges from the depths of “seclusion” for a birthday party. Here.
Sara Gilbert says goodbye to CBS’s “The Talk.” Here.
Khloe Kardashian appears to be trashing her baby daddy ex-boyfriend Tristan Thompson. Here.