THE HILL: House to Vote On Gun Bill, Will Bush Family Back Clinton?

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The Hill’s 12:30 Report: House to vote on gun bill next week | Will Bushes back Clinton? | Airport security stepped up for the Fourth | Poll: Trump has 1 percent black support | Bill Clinton, Lynch meeting draws criticism | National Bomb Pop Day!

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BREAKING THIS MORNING — GUESS NOT EVERYONE GOT THE MEMO: Joint Base Andrews outside of Washington, D.C., went into lockdown Thursday morning after a preparedness drill was mistakenly reported as an active shooter situation. What happened: The base, in suburban Maryland, tweeted shortly after 9 a.m. that all personnel should shelter in place as it worked to provide more information. The base added that the incident was at a medical facility and first responders were on scene. Well, I guess this ended up being a drill for media outlets as well.

It’s Thursday and the government is in full SuMmEr ’16 mode for the Fourth of July. I’mCate Martel with a quick recap of what you missed this morning and what’s on tap for the rest of the day. Send comments, story ideas and upcoming events, @CateMartel and on Facebook.

DEVELOPING NOW – GUN VOTE EXPECTED NEXT WEEK: Via The Hill’s Scott Wong, a week after Democrats staged a nearly 26-hour sit-in demanding a vote on gun control measures, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said the House will vote next week on legislation to block suspected terrorists from buying guns. It’s unclear what exactly will be brought to the floor but: Ryan said on a conference call that the terrorism package will include measures to disrupt radicalization and recruitment, as well as a provision to prevent suspected terrorists from purchasing guns.

SOOOO, ANY REGRETS GUYS?: Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton met privately Monday night in Arizona, hours before the House Benghazi Committee released its report. The Justice Department is investigating Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. While Lynch said the meeting was personal and didn’t touch on Benghazi or the emails, it’s getting a lot of backlash.

Criticizing Lynch: David Axelrod, a former senior adviser to President Obama, called the meeting “foolish.” Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said on CNN: “I don’t think it sends the right signal. I think she should have steered clear even of a brief, casual, social meeting with the former president.” Donald Trump called it “horrible” and said it shows “bad” judgment.

Defending Lynch: Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.)

THE FINAL BATTLE FOR WINTERFELL: (Heads up: “Game of Thrones” spoilers!)Via The Hill’s Jonathan Easley, anti-Trump Republicans are plotting their last-ditch effort to deny him the party’s presidential nomination. A coalition of delegates, lawyers, rules experts and PACs has formed in what participants say is the most coordinated effort to date to dump Trump from the Republican ticket. Picture Jon Snow and Sansa Stark assembling the wildlings, the giant and trying to convince small groups in the North to support them. Everyone’s unsure how organized they are, but they believe they’re the rightful heirs:

I NEVER THOUGHT I’D LIVE TO SEE THE DAY: Via The Hill’s Scott Wong, advisers of former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush have openly endorsed Hillary Clinton (!) over Donald Trump, but will Bush 41 and Bush 43 actually vote for a Democrat? They may have good reason: Trump made it personal by blaming Bush 43 for 9/11, accusing him of misleading the public over weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and taunting Jeb Bush. Evidence pointing to a yes: Both former presidents have openly refused to endorse Trump; they will not attend the party’s national convention next month; and behind the scenes, Bush 41 has become close friends with Bill Clinton.

JUST NOW – ENDORSEMENTS ARE GETTING INTERNATIONAL: French PresidentFrançois Hollande endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, saying the election of her likely general election opponent Donald Trump would complicate relations between Europe and the U.S.

WEEKEND PREP — INCREASED AIRPORT SECURITY:  If you’re traveling, brace for tighter airport security following Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Istanbul. Details:

HAPPENING THIS MORNING — PROTESTERS TAKE OVAH: Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson‘s testimony on Capitol Hill on Thursday was interrupted by a series of demonstrators protesting the deportation of illegal immigrants. Why: The protesters stood up after Johnson said the Department of Homeland Security would abide the Supreme Court’s split decision that effectively nullified President Obama’s executive actions shielding millions from deportation. Video:

YIPES — SOMEONE’S GOT SOME VOTER OUTREACH TO DO: Via The New York Daily News’s Jason Silverstein, Donald Trump has 1 percent support among black voters in a new Quinnipiac poll. Yes, you read that correctly. O-N-E percent.

TALKED ABOUT THIS A.M. – WELL THIS IS SLIGHTLY DISTURBING: According to a BuzzFeed investigation from Aram RostonDonald Trump had a phone console near his bed at Mar-A-Lago that could connect to every phone so he could secretly listen in on phone calls between club employees or, in some cases, between staff and guests. Uhhhh, I hope that’s not true. But, two Trump supporters responded, saying he didn’t eavesdrop.

The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza
This from the new Fox News poll 11 Los Angeles (HARD click.)
Massive brawl erupts inside a Dallas Mexican restaurant over chips and salsa.

AFP’s Katherine Haddon (Wow)
Aides at Boris event covered up the emergency exit sign to foil the inevitable photo

Bless your heart, Matt Drudge

ON TAP: A whole lot of nothin’
The House and Senate are in recess, but the Senate Judiciary Committee is still going strong with a Defense Secretary Jeh Johnson hearing this morning.

3:30 p.m. EDT: Donald Trump delivers a speech on trade in Manchester, N.H., that is not open to the public. Info:

6:15 p.m. EDT: Vice President Biden campaigns with former Gov. Ted Strickland in Cleveland.

11 p.m. EDT: Jessica Williams, the youngest correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” is leaving for her own project. In her final segment, she created a field piece on Bernie Sanders supporters who are now backing Donald Trump. Williams says “it’s going to be ‘really funny,’ and will provide a ‘nice farewell,” according to TVLine.

July 12: CNN’s Jake Tapper is scheduled to host a live town hall with Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) in New York City.

Today is National Bomb Pop Day (!!) It’s also National Social Media Day, like we don’t get enough of that already.

OH, COME ON, WE CAN DO BETTER THAN THIS!: Via The Washington Post’s Fenit Nirappil, in the off chance that D.C. becomes the 51st state, they have their name ready: New Columbia. Yeah, it’s a little lame. I vote for a Game of Thrones reference instead. Like, House Martell? ;)

TRAVELING FOR THE WEEKEND: Time magazine has assembled the best seafood spots in New England, the best barbecue in the Carolinas and the best barbecue in Texas

WHY THE SOUTH IS LAUGHING AT THE REST OF US: Southern Living magazine lists the Southern cities we’ve all been mispronouncing all this time. Think: Kissimmee, Fla., is ka-SIM-me, not KISS-a-me. Oops.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: July 12 is Amazon’s annual “Prime Day.” The company is promising 100,000 deals including twice as many TVs “compared to Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.”

And to kick off National Bomb Pop Day, here are cats with brain freezes.

Tomorrow. Same time, same pla

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