Required Reading – July 6th Afternoon Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION—JUNE 2018

“Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 213,000 in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.0 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth occurred in professional and business services, manufacturing, and health care, while retail trade lost jobs.”

Read more at BLS.

Thomsen: Trump: I ‘100 percent’ believe Jordan’s claims he didn’t know of Ohio State abuse

“‘I don’t believe them at all. I believe him,’ Trump told reporters of the claims against Jordan. ‘Jim Jordan is one of the most outstanding people I’ve met since I’ve been in Washington. I believe him 100 percent. No question in my mind.'”

Read more at The Hill. 

Johnson: Schumer Tells Trump To Re-Nominate Failed Obama Pick For Court. McConnell’s Response Is Priceless

“In private conversations with the president, however, Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer has indicated that he would like the nominee to be Merrick Garland. […]  In response to the request from Schumer, the official campaign account of Mitch McConnell tweeted a GIF of Michael Jordan hysterically laughing till he cried.”

Read more/watch video at Daily Caller.

(If you missed it) President Trump Held Rally in Montana  

Start video at the 33:00 minute mark.

Watch here.

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