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What We’re Reading Today: Biden’s Cancer Cure, Venezuela’s Collapse, Big Tech’s Censorship … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

‘Foolish insult’: Biden blasted for promising to ‘cure cancer’ — Washington Examiner

Biden’s Balancing Act Is Getting Much Tougher — Charles Lipson, RealClearPolitics

Howard Schultz pauses campaign to recover from back surgery — The Hill

Kamala Harris Vows Executive Action to Allow Citizenship for Dreamers — Bloomberg

The media’s shameful PR campaign for Elizabeth Warren — Dylan Gallimore, Spectator

Cory Booker says elementary school yoga can help end the ‘school-to-prison pipeline’ — Washington Examiner

Elizabeth Warren surges. Why? — Powerline

Trump Says He Would Listen to Foreign Informants About Rivals — Wall Street Journal

No, the May jobs report does not mean the Trump economy is on the brink — Andy Puzder, Fox News


How socialist price controls will harm American patients — Sally Pipes, Washington Times

With Venezuela in collapse, towns slip into primitive isolation — Reuters

Dem ‘Socialist Schemes’ Won’t Become Law on My Watch — Sen. Mitch McConnell, Courier-Journal


Trump’s Tariff Strategy Produces Game-Changing Win — Brandon Judd, USA Today

Trump May Regret the Mexico Tariff Fight — Even if He Wins — Ed Morrissey, The Week

Obama White House Deleted Online Speeches About The Immigration Crisis Hours Before Trump Entered Office: Report — Daily Caller

Climate Change

PG&E’s bankruptcy: renewable energy costs at 800% of market rates — American Thinker

Jerry Brown to run new California-China Climate Policy Institute — The Hill

Big Tech

Google CEO: YouTube Will Begin Targeting ‘Content Which Doesn’t Exactly Violate Policies.’ — Daily Wire

House Reps Demand Twitter Ban Hamas Accounts — Washington Free Beacon

YouTube Censors Project Veritas Video Exposing Anti-Christian Bias at Pinterest — Breitbart

Jordan B. Peterson launching ‘anti-censorship’ platform ‘Thinkspot’ to counter tech titans — Washington Times

Media Bias

NYT writer questions Dan Crenshaw’s patriotism, doesn’t end well — Hot Air

Media Slams Trump Admin For Housing Child Illegals At Former Japanese Internment Camp — Which Obama Also Used To House Illegals — Hot Air


Democrat Cummings Brings Wife’s Clients Before His Committee, Including AARP — Daily Wire

Watchdog Exposes $15.3 Billion in Congressional Waste — Washington Free Beacon

Hong Kong Protests Turn Violent in Standoff Over China’s Control — AP

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