Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00am

5TtRT: the DHS & immigrants, Paul Horner, Trump’s tax cut, bed bugs, & Kushner’s email

5TtRT: the DHS & immigrants, Paul Horner, Trump's tax cut, bed bugs, & Kushner's email

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Today we’ve got stories about how the DHS is invading the privacy of immigrants, including legal immigrants, a fake news purveyor who appears to have died of a drug overdose, Trump’s tax cut which is, as predicted, awful, bed bugs (yay, science!), and Jared Kushner’s private email.

5 Things to Read Today (9/28/17)

  1. BuzzFeed News: People Are Worried About DHS Plans To Gather Social Media Info – “Federal officials are planning to collect social media information on all immigrants, including permanent residents and naturalized citizens, a move that has alarmed lawyers and privacy groups worried about how the information will be used.”
  2. New York Times: Paul Horner, Fake News Writer Who Took Credit for Trump Victory, Dies at 38 – “Paul Horner, a writer who trolled the nation with his fabricated news stories and claimed that he was responsible for Donald J. Trump’s election victory, died last week. The cause was a suspected drug overdose, the authorities in Arizona said Wednesday.”
  3. Vox: Nobody wants Donald Trump’s corporate tax cut plan – “A new poll from the Pew Center shows just 24 percent of Americans favor tax cuts for either large businesses or affluent families. Not even a majority self-identified Republicans like the idea of tax cuts for these groups.”
  4. Science Magazine: Bed bugs love your stinky laundry. Here’s how to keep them away – “And according to a new study, [bed bugs’] globetrotting is made possible in part by an unusual form of transportation: our stinky laundry.”
  5. CNN: Exclusive: Kushner didn’t disclose personal email account to Senate intel committee – “In his closed interview with the staff of the Senate intelligence committee, White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner did not share the existence of his personal email account, which he has used for official business, CNN has learned.”

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