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What We’re Reading Today: Beto Clings to Life, GOP Revolt on Tariffs, Fed Rate Cut … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Shots start to fly ahead of first Democratic debate — The Hill

Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren Unveil Dueling Trillion-Dollar Climate Policies — Reason

Joe Biden’s Climate Platform Appears to Plagiarize From Nonprofits — Washington Free Beacon

Elizabeth Warren campaign staff votes to unionize — Legal Insurrection

Beto O’Rourke clings to life in crowded Democratic presidential field — Washington Times

Is GOP’s Senate Majority in More Peril Than We Think? — Sean Trende, Real Clear Politics

Impeachment Follies

Pro-Impeachment Dems Are Privately Recruiting Other Members Despite Pelosi’s Warnings  — Daily Beast

Democrats fail to mollify impeachment crowd — The Hill

Mexico

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance  — Washington Post

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs  — New York Times

McConnell opposes Trump border move: ‘We’re not fans of tariffs’ — Washington Times

Trade war? Try trade tiff. Trump’s Mexico and China tariffs aren’t crippling the economy, or farmers. — Evan Horowitz, NBC News

House Dems Pass Mass Amnesty Bill — Washington Free Beacon

Global Warming

Global Warming: Is There Anything It Can’t Do? — Francis Menton, Manhattan Contarian

Australian government pays Al Gore $320k to conduct climate training as rare snowfall hits — Climate Depot

Government argues for a halt to youth climate lawsuit, saying there is no constitutional right to a stable climate — Washington Post

Real Scandals

Strzok-Page emails show gaps in Clinton probe files, alleged ‘special treatment’ for her lawyer — Fox News

Judicial Watch: Strzok-Page Emails Suggest Clinton Email Investigation ‘Was A Joke’ — Daily Caller

International

Thirty Years after Tiananmen, China Is Still Unwilling to Tell the Truth — National Review

Don’t Let China Export Its Internet — Eli Lake, Bloomberg

SEE IT: Russia releases footage claiming to be hypersonic missile launch — Fox News

Trump administration bans educational and recreational travel to Cuba — PBS

Economy

Markets are urging the Fed to cut interest rates. Will it listen? — Fox Business

The Fed is ‘indicating that a rate cut is coming,’ says former central banker — CNBC

Washington’s Anti-Growth Turn — Editorial, Wall Street Journal

The Case Against Government-Mandated Parental Leave — John Stossel

  Misc

Homelessness jumps 16% in LA; Officials stunned… — KTLA

Dems Fight Abortion Opponents, Inside Their Own Ranks — Alex Seitz-Wald, NBC News

Study: Up To 25 Cups Of Coffee A Day Safe For Heart Health — The Guardian


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