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What We’re Reading Today: Election Prediction, Court Packing, Mueller Mistake … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye today.


Poll: 52 Percent of Adults Say the Economy Excellent or Good— Breitbart

Bond Market’s Consistent, Contrarian Stance Makes Lot of Sense— Jeff Snider, Real Clear Markets

U.S. economy slips from first to third place in global competitiveness ranking amid Trump’s tariffs  — Newsweek

Sanders and AOC’s Credit Card Cap Would Hurt Intended Beneficiaries – Alfredo Ortiz, Real Clear Markets

 Election 2020

Professor who has correctly predicted 9 presidential elections says Trump will win in 2020 unless Democrats impeach— The Hill

Democrats look at packing the Supreme Court to pack the vote— CNN

Democrats’ Big Lie About Stolen Elections— Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

Dems’ Policy Blitz Largely Lacking on Immigration— AP

Gov. Jay Inslee Says Washington State Is A ‘Template For Success’ For The U.S. — NPR

Mueller Scandal

Robert Mueller’s ‘no questions’ routine
is absolute nonsense
— Jonathan Turley, The Hill

Barr: Mueller ‘Could’ve Reached a Decision’ on Obstruction— Newsmax

Media Bias

Media flooded with impeachment stories, despite tepid backing on Capitol Hill— Howard Kurtz, Fox News

Disney Threatens to Boycott Georgia but Partners with China, Which Puts Muslims in Internment Camps— Peter Hasson, Daily Caller

It’s Not Your Imagination: The Journalists Writing About Antifa Are Often Their Cheerleaders— Quillette

NY Times Tells Reporters No More Rachel Maddow Or Don Lemon Appearances— Hot Air

Silicon Valley, America’s De Facto Censor— Michael Dougherty, National Review


White House Weighs Dramatic Changes to Asylum Laws— PJ Media

Trump Says U.S. Will Hit Mexico With 5% Tariffs on All Goods— New York Times

That Was Quick: Mexico’s President Begs Trump For Friday Meeting on Just Announced Tariffs— Gateway Pundit

State News 

Louisiana’s Gov. Signs Heartbeat Abortion Ban, Breaking With Democrats — Newsmax

State Democrats defy party with pro-life votes, opposition to late-term abortion bills — The Washington Times


North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media— Fox News

The MLK Story No One Wanted To Read— Daniel Flynn, American Spectator

Uber posts mixed results in first quarter as public company— CNet News

Millennials aren’t bothering to save money because of climate change— Eric Utter, American Thinker

Trump Administration Lifts Summer Ethanol Ban— Wall Street Journal

Report: Hillary And Chelsea Clinton Set To … Form Their Own Hollywood Production Company? — Hot Air

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