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The Morning Briefing: Big Immigration Meeting Today and Much, Much More

President Donald Trump speaks at an iftar dinner, which breaks a daylong fast, celebrating Islam's holy month of Ramadan, in the State Dining Room of the White House Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Good Thursday morning.

Here is what’s on the president’s agenda today.

  • The president participates in the arrival of the prime minister of Japan
  • President Trump participates in a working lunch with the prime minister of Japan
  • President Trump hosts a joint press conference with the prime minister of Japan
  • The president meets with the secretary of State

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

Really important:

Republicans prepare for major immigration meeting Thursday

Important:

FBI to share new details of Trump campaign informant with Congress

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She’s Out! Alice Johnson Released — Praises Jesus, Kim Kardashian And Trump

Obama administration gave Iran secret access to U.S. financial system, GOP says

DOJ watchdog finds James Comey defied authority as FBI director, sources say

Your daily WTF:

Woman catches foul ball in beer at Padres game, proceeds to chug the beer with the ball in it

Historical picture of the day:

Calif. GOP Gubernatorial candidate Ronald Reagan and wife Nancy shown at Polling Booth in Los Angeles on June 7, 1966. (AP Photo)

Other morsels:

LULZ Gearing Up for Possible Trump Ouster? CNN Hires Impeachment Expert as New Legal Analyst

‘Fixer Upper’ stars Chip and Joanna Gaines fined by EPA for lead paint violations

House Dems seethe over superdelegates plan

Trump floats idea of golfing with Kim Jong Un if summit goes well

CrossFit exec fired after calling LGBT community ‘sinners’

Trump hosts first iftar dinner

“Prominent” Prominent Muslim organizations say they weren’t invited to White House iftar dinner

Trump consumer chief Mick Mulvaney ousts Obama-era advisory panel members

Putin heads to China to bolster ties as US pressure grows

Read Samantha Bee’s on-air apology

‘We love Chick-fil-A’: Pruitt responds to report he tried to get franchise for wife

U.S. says internet use rises as more low-income people go online

Shocker. Google management votes down proposal tying executive pay to diversity goals

Andy Spade’s Statement About Kate Spade’s Death

House Democrats Asked The White House Counsel If Trump Could Shoot The FBI Director

Trump snubs Tester at VA bill signing

Rutgers University professor accused of racist rant against whites on social media

Kim Jong Un terrified someone will kill him at Singapore summit: report

Stormy Daniels files new lawsuit against Michael Cohen and her old attorney

Horrifying. Kate Spade’s husband says in heartbreaking statement that he is ‘appalled’ that his wife’s suicide note to their 13-year-old daughter has been ‘heartlessly shared’

Top aides for embattled EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resign

Departing 8th graders gifted bulletproof backpack liners ahead of high school

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