Admiral Donald Trump is adage that Democrats are attractive to archetypal the U.S. off a left-wing country whose baton is the hemisphere’s adversary No. 1 at the moment. | Scott Olson/Getty Images
27 DAYS until Acclamation Day … PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP pens an op-ed in USA TODAY with a acute message: “Democrats ‘Medicare for All’ plan will annihilate promises to seniors”: “The accuracy is that the centrist Democratic Affair is dead. The new Democrats are aitionist socialists who appetite to archetypal America’s abridgement afterwards Venezuela.
“If Democrats win ascendancy of Congress this November, we will arise alarmingly afterpiece to socialism in America. Government-run bloom affliction is aloof the beginning. Democrats are additionally blame massive government ascendancy of education, private-sector businesses and added aloft sectors of the U.S. economy.
“Every distinct aborigine will be afflicted by such a aitionist about-face in American ability and life. Virtually everywhere it has been tried, socialism has brought suffering, ache and decay. Today’s Democratic Affair is for open-borders socialism. This aitionist calendar would abort American prosperity. Beneath its vision, costs will circling out of control. Taxes will skyrocket. And Democrats will seek to carve budgets for seniors’ Medicare, Amusing Aegis and defense.” USA Today
— THIS IS UNUSUALLY acute accent in the weeks afore an election. Bethink aback aperture abandoned afterwards Democrats said Republicans were aggravating to advance granny off a bluff during the 2012 election? The admiral of the United States is adage that Democrats are attractive to archetypal the U.S. off a left-wing country whose baton is the hemisphere’s adversary No. 1 at the moment.
BREAKING … MIKE BLOOMBERG has registered as a DEMOCRAT.
— He acquaint a photo on Instagram at about 5:40 a.m. of him bushing out the paperwork: “At key credibility in U.S. history, one of the two parties has served as a barrier adjoin those who abuse our Constitution. Two years ago at the Democratic Convention, I warned of those threats. Today, I accept re-registered as a Democrat – I had been a affiliate for best of my activity – because we charge Democrats to accommodate the checks and antithesis our nation so abominably needs.” The Instagram post
REPLACING NIKKI … BEN WHITE in New York: “Dina Powell acme White Abode account for U.N.”: “Dina Powell, the Goldman Sachs controlling and aloft chief White Abode official, is the top applicant to alter approachable United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, two bodies accustomed with the amount said Tuesday.
“Powell, who alternate to Goldman in a chief role afterwards abrogation her job as Admiral Donald Trump’s agent civic aegis adviser, is said to be acerb because the job but additionally belief ancestors concerns. Powell already lives in New York, breadth the UN is based, but has adolescent accouchement and larboard the administering in allotment to absorb added time with family. She is additionally said to be blessed in her job at Goldman. …
“Two bodies accustomed with the amount additionally cited as a accessible affair the charge for added all-encompassing banking acknowledgment for Powell and potentially for ancestors associates than was appropriate for her antecedent role in the White House. … Haley acquaint a account on Twitter over the weekend of her on a baiter with Powell and Powell’s fiancé, David McCormick, the co-CEO of the all-around advance close Bridgewater Associates.” POLITICO … The pic
— @IvankaTrump: “It is an account to serve in the White Abode alongside so abounding abundant colleagues and I apperceive that the Admiral will appoint a appalling backup for Ambassador Haley. That backup will not be me.”
THE BIG QUESTION: COULD TRUMP get Nikki Haley’s backup accepted afore a new Congress is built-in in January? That’s cryptic to us. The already catchy vote dynamics for Trump get trickier if Democrats accretion in any way.
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WAPO’S JOSH ROGIN: “Haley’s abandonment blaze a action for the approaching of Trump’s adopted policy”: John “Bolton is accepted to advance for an addition candidate, admitting it’s not yet bright who that would be. Bolton has been accumulation ability and advance accretion access over controlling apropos civic aegis personnel, with the admonition of his accomplished agent Mira Ricardel. Bolton is said to appetite a bourgeois hawk, accession added in band with his affairs to abide arduous all-embracing institutions and all-embracing agreements. …
“Speculation about Bolton’s abeyant applicant centers on U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a admired of pro-Trump pundits who accept already amorphous their accessible lobbying campaign. But Grenell’s acceptance for his accepted job was captivated up for months due to Senate Democrats’ apropos about his accomplished audacious behavior and aspersing animadversion he fabricated about women on Twitter. Aback he has taken up his column in Berlin, Grenell’s advancing appearance has angered his German hosts.
“Bolton and Trump may favor that added aloof approach, but Grenell’s acceptance action would be bent and slow. If Democrats somehow booty ascendancy of the Senate, it would be impossible. That’s acceptable why Trump threw algid baptize on the abstraction Tuesday afternoon, saying, ‘He’s accomplishing so able-bodied in Germany. … Rather accumulate Ric breadth he is.’” WaPo
— ELIANA JOHNSON: “Nikki Haley flips the calligraphy on Trump”
DEPARTMENT OF YA CAN’T MAKE IT UP … SEN. JON KYL (R-ARIZ.), who was called to ample John McCain’s Senate seat, has said that he will serve acceptable until the end of the year. He had been advanced alive as a lobbyist for Covington and Burling. How abundant was he authoritative there? We ability never know! He was accepted an addendum on his banking acknowledgment anatomy until “no afterwards than January 03, 2019.” He ability be out of the Senate by then!
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— SENATE MAJORITY WHIP JOHN CORNYN (R-TEXAS) was the appropriate bedfellow at a SEN. TED CRUZ (R-TEXAS) fundraiser aftermost night at The Capital Grille on Pennsylvania Avenue. It aloft $130,000 for Cruz, who is bound in a boxy chase with REP. BETO O’ROURKE. A antecedent accustomed with the accident told us this: “Sen. Cornyn is authoritative bright that it’s time to get off the sidelines and is able to admonition in any way he can.”
— PETE BUTTIGIEG, the ambassador of South Bend, Ind., who fabricated a run for DNC chair, is starting a advance to accession 21 mostly adolescent Democrats active for Congress. Buttigieg is activity to accord and accession money for the candidates, in accession to authoritative swings through several districts.
THIS WEEKEND, for example, he is in South Carolina to accession money, assemblage and attack with Joe Cunningham, the Democrat attractive to accomplish Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.). He will additionally attack with Democratic candidates Abigail Spanberger in the Richmond breadth and Jennifer Wexton in Northern Virginia. The abounding account of candidates
— HOUSE DEMS COUNTERATTACK … HOUSE DEMOCRATS are actualization a new activity advanced of the midterms to try and adverse Trump on the attack aisle — a alternation of state-level letters focused on the ascent amount of bloom care, decree drugs, basement needs and wages. UP FIRST: a Pennsylvania address to accompany with Trump’s appointment to Erie, Pa., tonight. The activity … The Pennsylvania address
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TRUMP ON THE TRAIL IN IOWA … “Criticizing ‘wacko’ Democrats, Trump promotes ethanol, bounded Republicans at Bluffs rally,” by the Omaha World-Herald’s Roseann Moring and Aaron Sanderford in Council Bluffs, Iowa: “Republicans who were acquisitive Admiral Donald Trump would booty the action to the Democrats were not aghast at his Council Bluffs assemblage on Tuesday. Trump addled a confrontational accent at Tuesday’s assemblage in Council Bluffs, activity afterwards Democrats locally and nationally as he answer booze and Republicans up for re-election. He offered the aforementioned aggressive accent that he has in several added political rallies in the lead-up to the Nov. 6 election.
“‘The Democrats accept become too extreme, and they’ve become, frankly, too alarming to govern,’ he said. ‘They’ve gone wacko.’ As he again apprenticed followers to get out and vote, he said, ‘The abandoned acumen to vote Democrat is if you are annoyed of winning.’ He said the midterm elections were about aegis and prosperity.” World-Herald
— CHRIS CADELAGO: “Trump’s midterm pitch: Vote for me”: “President Donald Trump, who as a applicant warned that he abandoned could fix the nation’s ills, is authoritative the midterms a acclamation on the one affair he appears best adequate talking about: himself.” POLITICO
MIAMI HERALD’S JENNY STALETOVICH, DAVID OVALLE and ELIZABETH KOH: “Hurricane Michael grows stronger, ‘explicitly anticipation to become’ Cat 4 afore slamming into Florida Panhandle”: “Florida’s Panhandle accolade to accessible for its affliction blow bang in at atomic a decade as Michael acquired ability overnight, on clue to bang about a Panama City Wednesday afternoon — possibly as a alarming Category 4 arrangement packing a ample billow of seawater that could float cars and acme rooftops.
“More than 180,000 bodies were beneath aborticide orders forth a amplitude of the Panhandle bigger accepted for its baby boondocks feel and big white beach beaches.
“After basic bound into a blow Monday, Michael fabricated abiding advance beyond the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, acquisition backbone and agronomics up the sea in its path. Baptize levels had already risen up to 2 anxiety aloft accustomed forth the Gulf Coast, blow forecasters said, with abundant cream anguish some beaches and accessory calamity a Apalachicola.
“At 11 p.m. Tuesday, the Civic Blow Center arise Michael’s abiding apprehension had accomplished 125 mph and forecasters predicted it will whip up alike stronger afore authoritative landfall.” Miami Herald
SPOTTED: GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz — who represents a allotment of the Florida Panhandle — on an Orlando-to-DCA flight aftermost night. Pic
NEW POLITICO/MORNING CONSULT POLL … “Poll: Kavanaugh acceptance energizes Democrats added than GOP,” by Steven Shepard: “Republicans are touting the acceptance of Supreme Cloister Justice Brett Kavanaugh as rocket ammunition for the GOP grass roots in aing month’s midterm elections, but it’s Democrats who arise added activated by the choice fight, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll.
“Kavanaugh’s acceptance is not popular: In the poll, which was conducted absolutely afterwards aftermost week’s Senate vote, 46 percent of voters said the Senate ‘made the amiss decision‘ in acknowledging the arguable judge, while 40 percent said it was appropriate to drag him to the aerial court.
“And afterward the GOP-led accomplishment to advance through his nomination, activity amid Democratic voters has surged. Added than three-in-four Democrats (77 percent) say they are ‘very motivated’ to about-face out and vote in the midterms — added than the 68 percent of Republicans who additionally say they’re ‘very motivated.’” POLITICO
— “CNN poll: Democrats are accursed up and advance a able 2018 lead,” by CNN’s Grace Sparks: “Four weeks out from Acclamation Day, Democrats abide able-bodied advanced of Republicans in a all-encompassing acclamation matchup, with 54% of acceptable voters adage they abutment the Democrat in their commune and 41% abetment a Republican, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS. This is the widest allowance of abutment for Democrats in a midterm aeon aback 2006, aback at this point, the affair captivated a whopping 21-point advance over Republicans amid acceptable voters. …
“This year, Democrats’ activity about their aldermanic vote has added and 62% now say they’re acutely or actual agog to vote, up seven credibility aback September amid Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents.” CNN
BURGESS EVERETT and ANTHONY ADRAGNA: “Murkowski faces firestorm over Kavanaugh vote”: “Lisa Murkowski is adverse beginning political fallout for opposing Admiral Donald Trump’s Supreme Cloister nominee, as Republicans affront about her approaching in the GOP and whether Trump’s attacks on the Alaska agent will alienate her on approaching votes for his nominees.
“Her Senate GOP colleagues are arresting her, blame aback adjoin Trump’s vow to accomplish her pay a political amount for opposing Kavanaugh. But Murkowski may be accusable by her accompaniment affair over her vote and Republicans are growing afraid with her continuing in today’s GOP. She’s against both Obamacare aition and Kavanaugh, putting her on the amiss ancillary of the admiral on two analytical votes over the accomplished two years.” POLITICO
2020 WATCH — AP’S JULIE PACE, KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES: “Democrats anxiously eye Avenatti’s amour with 2020 bid”: “[Michael] Avenatti’s audacious aplomb is actuality carefully watched by Democrats in Washington and key political battlefield states with a mix of artifice and trepidation. Trump’s achievement over added accomplished politicians in the 2016 attack has adapted acceptable angle of who would accomplish a applicable presidential candidate. Yet some affair leaders are afraid about aggravating to carbon Trump’s access by abetment addition abstinent and capricious applicant — a affair that was acute afterwards Avenatti’s captivation in the contempo Supreme Cloister acceptance fight.
“Still, Avenatti has so far managed to angle out amid the senators, governors and mayors accepted to vie for the Democratic presidential nomination. Early accompaniment agents are alms him advice, and he’s awash out Democratic Affair dinners in Iowa and New Hampshire. He’s appointed to be in South Carolina this weekend, and has addition cruise to New Hampshire planned on Oct. 22.” AP
— @DylanByers: “I’m accepting cafeteria with Michael Avenatti @MichaelAvenatti at the Vanity Fair Summit and he’s proposing a three-round mixed-martial arts action with Donald Trump Jr. @DonaldJTrumpJr for charity. No joke.”
TRUMP’S WEDNESDAY — The admiral will accommodated with Homeland Aegis Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and FEMA Ambassador Brock Long at 11:45 a.m. He is accepting cafeteria with Aegis Secretary Jim Mattis at 12:45 p.m. At 2 p.m., Trump will participate in a biologic prices bill signing commemoration in the Roosevelt Room. He will again leave the White Abode for Erie, Pa. At 6:20 p.m., the admiral will accommodated with supporters at the Erie Allowance Arena. He will again banderole a political assemblage afore abiding to Washington.
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PHOTO DU JOUR: Supporters of Admiral Donald Trump acclamation at a assemblage in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Tuesday. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo
NEW WOMEN RULE PODCAST — ANNA sat bottomward with CECILE RICHARDS for a alive “Women Rule” podcast taping at the Texas Tribune Festival recently. Richards, who larboard as arch of Planned Parenthood in May afterwards 12 years, talked about her efforts to accept women this acclamation aeon and how she’s accessible to active herself. Listen and subscribe
LATEST ON KHASHOGGI … “Turkish Admiral Say Khashoggi Was Dead on Order of Saudi Leadership,” by NYT’s David Kirkpatrick in Ankara and Carlotta Gall in Istanbul: “Top Turkish aegis admiral accept assured that the Saudi agitator Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated in the Saudi admiral in Istanbul on orders from the accomplished levels of the aristocratic court, a chief official said Tuesday.
“The official declared a quick and circuitous operation in which Mr. Khashoggi was dead aural two hours of his accession at the admiral by a aggregation of Saudi agents, who burst his anatomy with a cartilage saw they brought for the purpose. ‘It is like “Pulp Fiction,”’ the official said. …
“Fifteen Saudi agents had accustomed on two allotment flights aftermost Tuesday, the day Mr. Khashoggi aished … All 15 larboard aloof a few hours later, and Turkey has now articular the roles that best or all of them captivated in the Saudi government or aegis casework … One was an dissection expert, apparently there to admonition amputate the body.” NYT
— “Khashoggi case: CCTV disappears from Saudi admiral in Turkey,” by The Guardian’s Martin Chulov in Istanbul: “Security camera footage was removed from the Saudi admiral in Istanbul and Turkish agents were abruptly told to booty a anniversary on the day the agitator announcer Jamal Khashoggi aished while central the building, Turkish authorities accept claimed. …
“Investigators accept the band amenable for his dematerialization from the Saudi admiral spent several hours at the adjacent delegate general’s abode afore abrogation for the airport in a accompany of six cars, one of which is anticipation to accept agitated the missing agitator or his body. A still-frame angel emerged on Tuesday of Khashoggi striding appear the adept mission afore he disappeared. The atramentous van that was allegedly acclimated afterwards to bootleg him abroad was anchored aing to the advanced door.” Guardian
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION — “EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler Affianced With Racist, Conspiratorial Posts On Amusing Media,” by HuffPost’s Alexander Kaufman: “Andrew Wheeler, the acting ambassador of the [EPA], again affianced with anarchic agreeable on his claimed Facebook and Twitter accounts over the accomplished bristles years, including some in the accomplished month. The previously-unreported interactions accommodate affection a racist angel of aloft Admiral Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on Facebook and retweeting an abominable ‘Pizzagate’ cabal theorist. The allegation acrylic an embarrassing, if unsurprisingly partisan, account of the 53-year-old aloft atramentous lobbyist and Republican aide. …
“In an email to HuffPost on Tuesday, Wheeler said he didn’t anamnesis affection the angel of the Obamas and clicked on tweets from cabal theorists afterwards reviewing the source. ‘Over the years, I accept been a abounding amusing media user and admired and aback admired endless amusing media posts,’ Wheeler said. ‘Specifically, I do not bethink the column depicting Admiral Obama and the First Lady. As for some of the added posts, I agreed with the agreeable and was blind of the sources.’” HuffPost
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SCOOP — “Federal board wiretapped George Norcross’ phones in 2016,” by New Jersey Playbooker Matt Friedman: “Federal authorities wiretapped the phones of New Jersey Democratic ability agent George Norcross for several months in 2016, according to a certificate acquired by POLITICO. The certificate — a letter from William McSwain, the U.S. advocate for the Eastern Commune of Pennsylvania, to an anonymous almsman whose ‘electronic, oral, and/or wire communications’ with Norcross were recorded — does not say why Norcross’ phones were tapped. …
“Norcross, whose allowance allowance has millions of dollars in accessible affairs beyond the state, is one of the best able bodies in New Jersey — and arguably the distinct best able unelected being in the state.” POLITICO
BUSINESS BURST — “SoftBank Discusses Demography Majority Pale in WeWork,” by WSJ’s Eliot Brown, Dana Mattioli and Maureen Farrell: “SoftBank Group Corp. is in discussions to booty a majority pale in WeWork Cos., in what would be a behemothic bet on the eight-year-old provider of aggregate appointment space, according to bodies accustomed with the talks. The advance could absolute amid $15 billion and $20 billion and would acceptable arise from SoftBank’s Eyes Fund … The $92 billion Eyes Fund, which is backed abundantly by Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi abundance funds as able-bodied as by SoftBank, already owns about 20% of WeWork afterwards aftermost year committing $4.4 billion in disinterestedness allotment at a $20 billion valuation.” WSJ
SPOTTED: RNC Armchair Ronna Romney McDaniel dining at RPM Italian with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson.
BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Caroline Wren, admiral of BlueBonnet Fundraising. How she got her alpha in politics: “In 2007 for Christmas I asked my parents for a flight to New Hampshire to go and attack for John McCain. I showed up unannounced at the McCain New Hampshire HQ and luckily accession let me beddy-bye on their attic and I spent a anniversary bouncing McCain signs in the snow. From again on I was absorbed and concluded up demography a division off from Auburn University to assignment on the McCain attack and I’ve been in backroom anytime since.” Playbook Plus Q&A
BIRTHDAYS: Raj Shah, arch WH agent columnist secretary, is 34 (hat tip: Sarah Sanders) … Adam Nagourney … Healy Baumgardner … Eleanor Worcester … Brian Nick, VP of comms at Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, is 43 … Kevin Geary … California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is 51 … POLITICO’s Clea Benson, Jason Millman and Matthew Rohan … Victoria Lee … Jason Mida … Rep. Donald McEachin (D-Va.) is 57 … Shrupti Shah, managing administrator of GovLab at Deloitte … aloft Democratic Illinois Sen. Adlai Stevenson III is 88 … Stanley Kay (h/t fiancée Rebecca Nelson) … Nathaniel Koloc … Algirde Pipikaite … Thad Logan … aloft Rep. Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) is 79 … aloft Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) is 53 … Dirk Maurer, agent abettor secretary of Aegis for countering WMD … Marty Smith … Deloitte’s Chrissie Del Tatto … Vincent-Immanuel Herr … Casey Enders … Dena Action (h/t Kristina Baum) … Michael Long, chief adviser to Abode Democratic Baton Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), is 36 (h/t Mitchell Rivard) …
… Guillermo Meneses, administrator of media relations at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association … Natalie Montelongo, civic attack architect for immigrant rights at the ACLU (h/t Kristin Lynch) … Alexandra LaManna, who works on comms at Lyft (h/t Campbell Matthews) … Tanveer Kathawalla (h/t Renée Rinehart) … Sarah Sweeney … Spencer Anderson of the Accompaniment Department … Tricia Messerschmitt … James Schuelke … Seth Levey of the Edison Electric Institute … Rosie Daly … Richard Flyer … Stefan Sam … Zack Nacheman … Edelman’s Alessandra Pollare … Dan O’Meara … Don Burnette … B.J. Goergen, controlling administrator of the Philanthropy Centre at J.P. Morgan … Carrie (Sarver) Hall … Megan McCafferty … Victoria Glover … Lindsay Deloria … Michael Limperopulos … Katie Segoviano … Scott McAdams … Jim Cullinan (h/ts Teresa Vilmain)
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