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The Morning Briefing: Forced Antigun March, RUSSIA, PA-18 and Much, Much More

Students from Mount Diablo High School break through a gate to leave campus during a walkout to protest gun violence on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Concord, Calif. California. (Aric Crabb/East Bay Times via AP)

Good Thursday morning.

Here is what’s on the President’s agenda today:

  • President Trump meets with Prime Minister Varadkar of Ireland
  • The President participates in an expanded bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Varadkar
  • President Trump attends the Friends of Ireland luncheon
  • The President meets with members of the American Petroleum Institute
  • President Trump meets with Bill Gates
  • The President delivers remarks and participates in the Shamrock Bowl Presentation by Prime Minister Varadkar

I have a condensed version of the Briefing for you this morning.

Forced student antigun march

Anti-gun student walkout included stomping on American flag and jumping on cop car

Code Pink Wants To Remove JROTC From Schools After Parkland Shooting

School safety bill passes House, no action on gun control

University CFO forced to resign because she is a board member for a gun company

NRA trolls student gun protests with defiant tweet

Gun safety expert: push to ban guns for those under 21 would have little or no effect on mass shootings

A teacher with police training accidentally fired his weapon in a classroom during a lesson on gun safety, injuring 3 students

Teacher not authorized to have gun in class

Governor calls student walkout ‘shameful’

The FBI still can’t explain exactly how it fumbled a tip on the Florida shooting suspect

RUSSIA, RUSSIA, RUSSIA

Blumenthal: House Intel outcome gift to Putin

Rep. Gowdy disagrees with House Intel Committee’s conclusion on Russia’s support for Trump

Trump may be floating a plan to fire Jeff Sessions, potentially jeopardizing Mueller’s Russia probe

FBI disciplinary office recommends firing former deputy director Andrew McCabe

Nikki Haley says the US holds Russia ‘responsible’ for nerve-agent attack in the UK

PA-18 special election

Conor Lamb declared winner in close Pennsylvania House race

GOP shrugs off Pennsylvania special election results

Democrats say that if they want to take back control of Congress, their candidates need to be able to break with the base

GOP Claims Multiple Voting Irregularities in Pennsylvania Special Election

Historical picture of the day:

Troopers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operating in the former sanctuaries of the North Vietnamese army in Tay Ninh Province about 1 mile from the border in War Zone C Eye, the bunker-infested jungle for a possible ambush, March 15, 1970. NVA have long used this area along the ill-defined and sensitive border between Cambodia and South Vietnam as a base camp area since U.S. forces have been reluctant to operate in the area for political reasons. (AP Photo/Charles Ryan)

Other morsels:

Trump wants to put ‘Fox & Friends’ host in charge of VA

More Democrats likely to disavow Pelosi after Pennsylvania stunner

Senate Is Going To Fund Obamacare Subsidies With This Sneaky Move

College Republicans holding pro-ICE, pro-gun rights signs accused of ‘violence,’ ‘white supremacy’

‘Clock Boy’ Ahmed Mohamed’s discrimination suit against Texas city, school officials is dismissed

Farrakhan says he’s being criticized for doing work ‘like Jesus’ after latest anti-Semitic remarks

Senate passes bipartisan bill to roll back Dodd-Frank

McDaniel to run for open Senate seat in Miss. rather than challenge Wicker

Makeup is changing the meaning of masculinity

Gunman shoots 2, one fatally, at Birmingham hospital before shooting self, police say

CNN slashes Anderson Cooper’s program as network hopes to make room for anti-Trump Chris Cuomo

Man dressed up as Elsa from ‘Frozen’ helps push police van out of snow

Alaska Airlines pilot allegedly drugged and raped by co-pilot who is still employed

Rand Paul calls Gina Haspel “head cheerleader for waterboarding”

Larry Kudlow to become Trump’s next chief economic adviser

Sister of South Carolina mass shooter arrested on weapons charges

And that’s all I’ve got, no go beat back the angry mob!