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The Morning Briefing: Da Trade Warz and Much, Much More

President Donald Trump, right, and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, walk out to speak in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Good Thursday morning.

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

  • The president arrives at Northeast Iowa Community College – Peosta Campus
  • President Trump receives a tour of the advanced manufacturing lab
  • The president participates in a roundtable discussion on workforce development
  • President Trump arrives at the Granite City Works hot strip mill in Granite City, Illinois
  • The president participates in a tour of the Granite City Works hot strip mill
  • President Trump arrives at the Granite City Works steel coil warehouse
  • The president delivers remarks on trade

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

House Freedom Caucus moves to impeach Rosenstein

It will die in the Senate if it gets there: 11 House Republicans introduce articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

Pompeo’s testimony

Pompeo: I Warned Russia About Election Meddling

Pompeo fights back after GOP Sen. Corker hits Trump for ‘purposeful’ sowing of ‘doubt and distrust’

Pompeo declares US won’t recognize Crimea as part of Russia

Da trade warz

Trump announces trade concessions from EU officials on soybeans, energy, tariffs

Social media under fire

Twitter has been ‘shadow banning’ conservatives, but not liberals — here’s what that means

GOP Rep. Gaetz Threatens Twitter With FEC Complaint Over Twitter Suppression, Claims Twitter May Be Giving Opponent Illegal Advantage

Senate Intel plans to haul in execs from Facebook, Twitter and Google for testimony

Facebook’s user growth has stalled, or gone in reverse, in its most profitable markets

Your daily WTF:

Prosecutor: Man Tricked Ex-Girlfriends into Believing He Had Penis

Historical picture of the day:

Cuban guerrilla leader Che Guevara, right, is shown with Raul Castro, brother of Cuban premier Fidel Castro, in Mexico City during the Cuban Anniversary meeting, July 26, 1964. (AP Photo/Jesus Diaz)

Other morsels:

CNN says its correspondent was excluded from covering White House Trump event

Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

Judge allows emoluments case against Trump to move forward

Tucker Carlson And Trey Gowdy Blast Schiff: ‘He’s An Irresponsible Buffoon’

Cops reportedly planned Stormy Daniels’ strip club arrest

Bodycam footage from Las Vegas shooting shows police believed there were multiple shooters

Chris Hardwick to return to AMC after sexual assault claims

Michael Cohen secretly recorded conversation with CNN’s Cuomo, telling him he paid Stormy ‘on my own’: report

Clinton fixer engineers Michael Cohen’s turn against Trump

Explosive detonated at the US embassy in Beijing

ICE is cracking down on employers of illegal aliens… for real

Poll: Voters split on whether Senate should confirm Kavanaugh

Oregon official leaves GOP over ‘racism,’ ‘misogyny’ of Trump administration

There’s “tremendous distrust” of Burr: GOP chairman: Trump has created ‘tremendous distrust’ among officials, American public

NC day care that received taxpayer subsidies closed after discovery of massive drug stash on-site

Does Expelling Students Over Gender Pronouns Violate Free Speech? This College Will Find Out

Choosing The Best Survival Shotgun

Trump to chair National Security Council meeting on election security

Handyman called to fix AC, murders homeowner instead, police say

Yum. Krispy Kreme worker offered cops doughnuts if they let him go: police

Kennedy Center’s 2018 honorees include Cher, Reba McEntire, “Hamilton”

Justify Retires from Racing After Winning 2018 Triple Crown

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