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What We’re Reading Today: Biden MIA, Brexit Surge, GoFundMe Border Wall … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

3 Stats Modelers Give Trump Big ‘Tailwind’ for Re-election — Newsmax

Trump’s Formidable 2020 Tailwind — Steven Rattner, New York Times

Joe Biden M.I.A. on Memorial Day — Breitbart

Where’s Joe? — Powerline

Joe Biden is the front-runner by every measure — except enthusiasm  —Politico

Trump Embraces Right-Wing One America News Network to Make Fox News Jealous  —  Daily Beast

NYU polit scientist apologizes for making up & doubling down on Trump quote  — John Sexton, Hot Air

2020 Dems all support reversing Trump tax cuts  — Madison Dibble, Independent Journal Review

Buttigieg pushing bundlers to raise a fortune  — Maggie Severns, Politico

Senate Republicans vow to quickly crush impeachment trial of Trump if House proceeds with impeachment — Fox News

Democrats’ National Popular Vote Scheme — Frontpage Magazine

International

In Britain’s EU elections, a clear position on Brexit thrived  — June Thomas, Slate

Brexit Party Surges, Tories And Labour Take Pounding In EU Elections — Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

Britain’s comic mock politicians are more serious than May & her conservatives  — Quentin Letts, The Sun UK

Iran Quds Force’s plan to fan flames in Iraq  — Majid Rafizadeh, Arab News 

Trump tones down rhetoric on Iran, ‘nobody wants to see terrible things happen’  – Fox News

Delegates For Maduro, Guaidó To Meet For Talks On Ending Venezuela’s Political Crisis — NPR

Misc

Will Kavanaugh be a “center-right ballast” allied with Roberts?  — Ed Kilgore, New York Magazine

First-ever private border wall built in New Mexico — Washington Times

The left now has a #MeToo problem with Martin Luther King. Jr.  — Monica Showalter, American Thinker

No Heroes Left: The Disturbing MLK Revelations — Roger L. Simon, PJ Media

To Stop Socialized Medicine, Expand Individual Choice — National Review


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