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The Morning Briefing: Comey, Cosby, Brokow and Much, Much More

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, poses with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a photo inside the Peace House at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. Their discussions will be expected to focus on whether the North can be persuaded to give up its nuclear bombs. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

Good Friday morning.

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

  • The President hosts a celebration for Team USA
  • President Trump meets with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
  • The President hosts a working lunch with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
  • President Trump hosts a Joint Press Conference with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
  • The President hosts the 2018 White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarship Winners

I have a condensed version of the briefing for you today.

Hot stories:

What a dumpster fire  Comey Falsely Claims Republicans Funded The Steele Dossier

The latest dump of Strzok/Page texts

Bill Cosby, once beloved ‘America’s Dad,’ convicted of sexual assault

Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

North and South Korea leaders hold hands

Broward deputies union votes ‘no confidence’ in Sheriff Israel

Historical picture of the day:

Actress Raquel Welch throws up her hands is dismay as it begins to rain as she looks at the London skyline during a party held at the Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, April 27, 1969. She is visiting London with her husband, Patrick Curtis. The party was held to celebrate two new projects for Miss Welch. (AP Photo)

Other morsels:

WUT? Ken Bone says son was suspended from school for gun-range photo

UC Berkeley must face lawsuit alleging bias against conservative speakers

“You have no sense of humor, that’s your problem”: Meghan McCain and Joy Behar blow up over the Trump marriage

Rosenstein to give Newseum speech on ‘rule of law,’ DOJ mission

Gina Haspel assumes role of acting CIA director after Pompeo confirmation

Juan Williams Says Kanye Is ‘Not A Serious Person’ — Kimberly Guilfoyle Has The Perfect Response

Democrats Face Left-Wing Backlash For Choosing Primary Winners Ahead Of Time

Grassley says he wants to release transcripts tied to 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Rep. Conaway: Intel agencies ‘over-redacted’ Russia investigation findings

Trump brags about firing ‘liar and leaker’ James Comey

Parents of slain student Otto Warmbier sue North Korea over son’s death

FBI gave “derogatory information” about Rob Porter to White House in March 2017

Golden State Killer caught using relative’s DNA from genealogy websites, prosecutors say

South Korea credits Trump for opening door to talks with North

Pro-Trump vloggers Diamond & Silk testified before Congress — and it got out of hand fast

Starbucks CEO says that boycotts following the arrests of two black men haven’t hurt sales

And that’s all I’ve got, now go beat back the angry mob!