Good morning. Here are some of the headlines we're following this morning:
1. Campaign Could Use Donations to Pay Back Trump’s Loan
After railing against a "corrupt" fundraising system in the Republican primaries, Donald Trump now says he will raise hundreds of millions of dollars to compete in the general election. But the new money Trump raises is available not only for future campaigning — it can also go directly into Trump's pocket, reimbursing him for his personal spending in the primaries. Read more in POLITICS.
2. Four Things We Learned From Trump’s Visit to the Hill
Trump's whirlwind series of meetings Thursday on Capitol Hill with top GOP officials, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, didn't result in a complete healing in the rift between the presumptive nominee and some GOP leaders. Read more in POLITICS.
3. Trump’s Longtime Butler Thinks Obama Should Be Hanged
Trump's longtime butler Anthony Senecal told NBC News on Thursday that he thinks President Barack Obama should be "hung ... from the portico of the White Mosque — it used to be the White House." Read more in POLITICS.
4. Three Deaths Raise Questions About Navy SEAL Training
Three SEAL aspirants in the last four training classes have died — a track record raising questions about whether the Navy has been properly looking out for the young men who submit themselves to what is reputed to be among the world's most grueling training programs. Read more in INVESTIGATIONS.
5. Obama Steps Up Fight for Transgender Bathroom Equality
The federal government will tell public schools across the country on Friday morning that they should allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity. Read more in NEWS.
6. Two New Hampshire Officers Shot, Cops Hunt Suspect
Officials in Manchester say two police officers were shot early Friday morning and a shelter in place is recommended as police search for the armed suspect. Read more at NEW ENGLAND CABLE NEWS.
7. What’s Next for Brazil After ‘Civil Coup’?
Brazil's Senate voted Thursday to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, a move that removes her from office while a trial is conducted. She is accused of using accounting tricks to hide budget deficits and bolster an embattled government — but says she did nothing wrong. Read more in NEWS.
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