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04/11/2018 07:27 am ET Updated Apr 11, 2018

After Cohen Raid, Trump Considers Who To Fire

And Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is on the line.
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TRUMP NARROWS IN ON ROD ROSENSTEIN After the Deputy Attorney General signed off on the FBI raids of Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen’s office and hotel room. The FBI reportedly sought records of payments to two women who had claimed to have affairs with Trump. One of those women, Stephanie Clifford ― who is known as Stormy Daniels ― is cooperating with the FBI. The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump also sought to fire special counsel Robert Mueller in December. [HuffPost] [Tweet | Share on Facebook]

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MARK ZUCKERBERG’S TESTIMONY ON THE HILL The Facebook executive apologized and promised reform for users’ privacy, and then lobbied for no regulation of Facebook, which he did not want to label a monopoly. Here’s a look at all the live updates as it unfolded, as well as 10 key moments. But the best part of it all had to be the plethora of memes that took over the internet. [HuffPost]

MYANMAR JUDGE REFUSES TO DISMISS CASE AGAINST TWO JAILED REUTERS REPORTERS “Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been in custody since their arrests on Dec. 12.” [Reuters]

AN ALGERIAN MILITARY PLANE HAS CRASHED, KILLING OVER 100 The plane went down at Boufarik airbase, which is outside the Algerian capital, Algiers. [Reuters]

WILLIAMS, WESLEYAN AND MIDDLEBURY ARE ALL TARGETS OF A FEDERAL PROBE INTO EARLY ADMISSIONS Along with four other elite liberal arts colleges. [WSJ | Paywall]

SO ABOUT THAT SECURITY SCOTT PRUITT SO NEEDED Some lawmakers and EPA officials believe the 20-person security team was overkill for supposed threats on social media. Despite Pruitt’s multiple scandals involving lavish spending, the American public has hardly noticed, according to HuffPost polling. [HuffPost]

WHAT’S BREWING

TAKE A LOOK AT THE RICHEST ZIP CODES IN AMERICA Hello, Miami. [Bloomberg]

QUEEN ELIZABETH JUST MADE QUITE THE DIPLOMATIC JOKE Throwing Trump, and Obama, under the bus ― both of whom are apparently not invited to the royal wedding. [HuffPost]

WE HAVE ALL THE NOSTALGIA FEELS Over these 20th anniversary “Harry Potter” book covers. [HuffPost]

THIS IS THE ONE PERSON WHO OUT-SMOKED SNOOP DOGG We didn’t think it was possible, but it makes sense. [HuffPost]

DAYS BEFORE KHLOE KARDASHIAN IS SET TO GIVE BIRTH, CHEATING ALLEGATIONS SURFACE AGAINST HER BOYFRIEND Tristan Thompson was seen with another woman over the weekend. [People]

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