*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
+ The News-Tribune (Tacoma): Starbucks highlights Coast Salish art with this five-piece holiday collection
+ PFLAG of Olympia: The first U. S. transgender suicide hotline is up and running
+ KING-5 TV: Rising grocery prices challenge Puget Sound food banks – Dollars are stretched thin as food prices rise, and more people are expected to turn to food banks for help.
+ Associated Press: Washington seeks over $38 billion from opioid distributors
+ McClatchy Newspapers: You could see up to 15 meteors an hour during shower that peaks this week. What to know
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber: Steve Bannon surrendered to federal authorities Monday after he was indicted last week for defying a congressional subpoena, live-streaming to his conservative online audience as he showed up to the federal courthouse. Bannon Maintains He’s “Taking Down” Biden
The Washington Post Opinion: A newly disclosed memo reveals Trump’s plot to turn the military into his personal goon squad
MSNBC Opinion: Rittenhouse verdict watch: A peek into America’s comfort with violence – If your instincts are telling you we’re living in increasingly threatening times — the evidence supports what you’re sensing.
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
MSNBC Opinion: Brazilian democracy is in a precarious state. “The increasing evidence of links between former president Donald Trump’s and Bolsonaro’s circles should be a source of concern for anyone trying to spot trends in right-wing populism — and the threat it poses to the stability of democracy — across the world.
MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes: Another Trump lawyer, Jenna Ellis, wrote another memo pressuring Pence to overturn election
MSNBC’s American Voices: After Bannon’s indictment, ‘the days of deferring to Trump are coming to a close’