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What We’re Reading Today: The Real Trump Scandals, Skinflint Dems, Minimum Wage Blowback … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye today.

Scandalmakers

Watchdog Probes FBI Reliance on Dossier in Surveillance of Trump Aide — Wall Street Journal

James Comey is in trouble and he knows it — Kevin Brock, The Hill

Byron York: No question there was spying on Trump campaign, but how much? — Byron York, Washington Examiner

Election 2020

Biden: ‘First thing I’d do is repeal those Trump tax cuts.” — Americans for Tax Reform

Three Things Biden Needs to Make a Sentence: Noun, Verb, and Barack Obama — David Rutz, Washington Free Beacon

Liberals Were Very Wrong About Tax Cuts. Once Again. — David Harsanyi, The Federalist

Democrats’ Redistricting Strategy: Sue Until It’s Blue — Scott Walker, FOX News

2020 Democrats are big on helping the poor, but for the most part not with their own money — USA Today

Hoo Boy: Americans Heavily Oppose Bernie Sanders’s Plan To Let All Prisoners Vote, 17/65 — Hot Air

With all eyes on the White House, another political battle looms large in 2020 — Andrew Malcolm, Kansas City Star

Trump Approval Climbs In May — IBD/TIPP Poll — Investor’s Business Daily

Iran

Trump administration’s message to the world on Iran: ‘Don’t do business with these people’ — CNBC

Iran moving ballistic missiles by boat, US officials say — CNN

Immigration Reform

GOP senators embrace Trump immigration plan — Washington Times

Trump vindicated in court battle on ‘Return to Mexico’ asylum policy — Washington Times

Minimum Wage Blowback

California Is Beginning To Feel The Negative Side Of Minimum Wage Hikes — Forbes

Massachusetts And New York Beginning To See The Ugly Side Of Minimum Wage Hikes — Forbes

Our Tech Overlords

The First Rule of Social-Media Censorship Is That There Are No Rules — David French, National Review

Twitter Bans AOC Parody Account Even Though It Explicitly Followed Their Rules — Big League Politics

Twitter Is Run By Lying Liars Who Suck — Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit

Pressure builds for FTC to punish Zuckerberg — The Hill

Misc

CBS Censors a ‘Good Fight’ Segment. Its Topic Was Chinese Censorship. — New York Times

Calif. Gov. Newsom’s Plan To Cover Immigrants Will Have ‘Dire Consequences’ for Public Health — Kaiser Health News


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