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What We’re Reading Today: May Day, Huawei, Welfare Pay … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

International

Brexit failure forces British Prime Minister Theresa May to announce resignation — CNN

Brexit May Doom the British Conservative Party  — John O’Sullivan, National Review

EU, RIP?  — David Adler, New Republic

Americans, take note: Aussies just rejected futile, hair-shirt environmentalism — Washington Examiner 

Impeachment Follies

35 Dems favoring impeachment now  — Ashley Killough, CNN

Ex-GOP lawmaker calls for Trump’s impeachment: ‘The survival of our democracy is at risk’ — Washington Times

Election 2020

Walmart Board: We Sure Hope Bernie’s Visit Isn’t Just A Campaign Stop — Hot Air

President Cory Booker Would Appoint an Abortion Czar – Medium

Elizabeth Warren tries to get ahead of her law practice problems with pre-holiday weekend info dump — William Jacobson, Legal Insurrection

Julián Castro Wants To Redefine Which Immigrants Have ‘Merit’ — NPR

Plenty of untapped growth available in the economy — Brian Domitrovic, Forbes

National Security

Dianne Feinstein hosts Iran foreign minister  — David Harsanyi, New York Post

Trump says Huawei could be part of trade deal — BBC

Flag Fight

City tells business to remove massive American flag — NBC4i

American flag won’t come down under any circumstance: Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis — Fox Business

Immigration

Democrats’ Wall Funding Lawsuit Runs Into a Skeptical U.S. Judge — Bloomberg

Trump To Use Legislation Signed By Bill Clinton To Help End Immigrants Exploitation Of Welfare — Daily Caller

Real Scandals

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power to Review Campaign Inquiry — New York Times

Ex-FBI lawyer: Carter Page FISA application approved in ‘unusual’ way by McCabe, Yates, and Baker — Washington Examiner

Schiff Denounces Any Investigation Into Origins Of Russia Probe As ‘Un-American’ — Daily Caller

Misc

Sen. Alexander Releases Bipartisan Plan To Lower Health Costs, End Surprise Bills — Kaiser Health News

SpaceX Will Make History with 60-Satellite Launch Tonight — Space.com

Reports: Trump Agrees to $19B Disaster Relief Without Wall Funds — Newsmax

Polls: White Democrats Oppose Charter Schools More Than Black Democrats — Breitbart

FCC report exposes lax oversight, inaccurate grading at industry-run TV ratings board — Washington Times

Twitter Bans #Resistance-Famous Krassenstein Brothers for Allegedly Operating Fake Accounts — Daily Beast


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