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What We’re Reading Today: Impeachment Follies, Cauliflower Colonialism, Border Wall Confusion … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

National Security

Dem Leaders Side With Iran as Trump Admin Seeks to Counter Terror Regime — Washington Free Beacon

Senior Iranian legislator calls for direct talks with U.S. in Iraq or Qatar — Al Jazeera

What did Huawei do to land in such hot water with the US? — CNN Business

Huawei CEO: Conflict with U.S. ‘Inevitable’ Because We Want to ‘Stand at the Top of the World’ — Breitbart

China Surveillance Tycoons Lose Billions From Threat of U.S. Sanctions — Bloomberg

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies — Wall Street Journal

Impeachment Follies

Nancy Pelosi ‘isn’t going to be able to hold off’ impeachment push from inside her party’ senior House Dem says — Fox News 

Pelosi: Trump ‘cover-up’ could be ‘impeachable offense’ — The Hill

Pelosi employs committee chairs to tamp down calls for Trump impeachment — The Hill

Dems Tied to Obama’s Pro-Iran ‘Echo Chamber’ Spread Terror Regime’s Anti-Trump Talking Points — Washington Free Beacon

‘Cover-up’ accusation ends Trump, Democrats’ cease-fire — Washington Times

Dems Mull Subpoena After Mueller Refuses To Testify Publicly Before Congress — ZeroHedge

Censure of a President as alternative to impeachment — Congressional Research Service

Immigration

Inslee signs bill making Washington a sanctuary state — The Hill

Trump Administration Pushes Back On Claim They’ve Built Less Than 2 Miles of Wall — Daily Caller

‘Climate Change’

Amazon Shareholders Rejected Employees’ Call To Respond To Climate Change — BuzzFeed

Global Warming: It Can Do Anything! — John Hinderaker, Powerline

Big Tech

Google stored plain-text passwords on its servers for 14 years — PC World

Twitter co-founder calls President Trump ‘master of the platform’ — CNN

Misc

Brexit bungling dooms British PM Theresa May — James Tapsfield, Daily Mail

South And West Continue Rapid Growth, According To New Population Data — NPR

Should the Electoral College Be Eliminated? 15 States Are Trying to Make It Obsolete — New York Times

Calif. AG persecutes undercover journalists who exposed Planned Parenthood — Amanda Prestigiacomo, Daily Wire

Award Show Surprise! Boos Meet De Niro’s Anti-Trump Screed — Hot Air

AOC says growing cauliflower is ‘colonial — Daily Mail

Beto O’Rourke’s CNN town hall ranks near the bottom in ratings — Washington Examiner

Pay to play, the Democrat way. Now it’s Elijah Cummings — Monica Showalter, American Thinker


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