National Headlines 5-31-18

CNN star Jim Acosta rips Kim Kardashian’s prison reform meeting with Trump, but lauded John Legend’s activism on same during Obama years (FOX News)

GOP hopes of holding Senate rise after Arizona deadline (Politico)

Democrats struggle with midterm message on impeachment (Politico)

Battle For The House: GOP Signs Of Hope, With History On Democrats’ Side (NPR)

MSNBC stays silent as Joy Reid comes under more scrutiny (Politico)

Exploiting nonexistent ‘lost children’ in a bid to win an election (Washington Times)

Samantha Bee Apologizes for a Slur Against Ivanka Trump (New York Times)

White House: Democrat’s ad comparing Trump to bin Laden ‘reprehensible’ (Politico)

Mueller Runs Up $16 Million Tab in Trump-Russia Investigation (Bloomberg)

Trump announces pardon of conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza (CBS News)

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Blasts Google for Linking California GOP to Nazism (Fortune)