Daily Show Prep: Tuesday, July 11


Donald Trump Jr Releases Statement About Meeting with Russian Lawyer

Russian Lawyer Veselnitskaya Says She Didn’t Give Trump Jr. Info on Clinton – NBC News

The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. during the presidential campaign denied in an exclusive interview with NBC News that she had any connection to the Kremlin and insisted she met with President Donald Trump’s son in 2016 to discuss sanctions between Russia and the U.S., not to hand over information about Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

BOOM! Donald Trump Jr. Beats #FakeNews and Releases Entire Email Chain on Meeting Russian Lawyer

And Donald Trump Jr. beat the media to the punch – so they can’t publish any more screaming headlines on this 20 minute meeting.

Trump Jr.’s Meeting May Not Rise To Treason, But It’s Still Shady As Hell

I’m not sure why this would be illegal, but it’s certainly shady.

Flashback: Clinton Allies Met With Ukrainian Govt Officials to Dig up Dirt on Trump During 2016 Election

Ukrainian government officials tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by publicly questioning his fitness for office. They also disseminated documents implicating a top Trump aide in corruption and suggested they were investigating the matter, only to back away after the election. And they helped Clinton’s allies research damaging information on Trump and his advisers, a Politico investigation found.

Hour 2

Alexa calls cops on man allegedly beating his girlfriend – Story | KTVU

The sheriff told the New York Post that question was inadvertently picked up by an Amazon smart speaker and the voice-powered virtual assistant recognized the phrase and called 911. It’ not known if it was an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, but the Alexa device was connected to a landline and the call was made.

Sharp Partisan Divisions in Views of National Institutions | Pew Research Center

And by roughly two-to-one (63% to 28%), more Americans say that the national news media has a negative than positive effect on the way things are going in the country.

Study: $2.6 Million Spent By Ivy League Faculty on Hillary Campaign | Truth Revolt

Faculty at Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Dartmouth, and Brown spent a total of $2,609,943 on Clinton’s campaign and $15,190 on her general election rival, Trump, according to data culled from The Center for Responsive Politics.

BOMBSHELL: New Report Shows Guccifer 2.0-DNC Files Were Copied Locally—Not Hacked

The Forensicator summarized the complex report into 10 bullet points.

Charlie Gard’s parents given TWO DAYS to provide ‘drastically new evidence’ to convince High Court judge he should fly to US for treatment

Connie Yates and Chris Gard have begged judges for the terminally ill tot to be given ‘miracle’ treatment

Hour 3

Boss’ Brilliant Response To Employee Asking For Mental Health Day Off Goes Viral | Bored Panda

A web developer named Madalyn Parker recently took a few days off from work to focus on her mental health. When she got an email back from her boss about it, though, she was stunned by his response.

New York Times Slams President Trump for Quoting Nearly Identical Number They Have in Their Report