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What We’re Reading Today: Spending Surges, Biden Bombs, Sharks Glow In Dark … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Budget ‘Compromise’

Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion — New York Times

New Budget Deal Puts Final Nail in the Tea-Party Coffin — National Review

Border Security

Even most Democrats don’t support decriminalizing border crossings, poll finds — The Week

Trump administration to expand its power to deport undocumented immigrants — Washington Post

Top Dem Think Tank Warns Party: You’re Losing Immigration Messaging War to Trump — The Daily Beast

Election 2020

Poll: Americans Not Sold On Trump — Or Democrats — NPR

President Trump’s job approval rating reaches high mark in NPR poll — USA Today

Joe Biden Stumbles on MSNBC [VIDEO] — MSNBC

CNN Reporter: Warren’s Proposals Could ‘Create Another Crisis’ — Washington Free Beacon

The Squad

Rashida Tlaib calls for a $20 minimum wage — Washington Examiner

Ilhan Omar Marriage Flummoxes Media Fact Checkers — Washington Free Beacon

Economy

Could a second straight quarter of falling earnings signal a possible recession? — USA Today

Bank of America CEO: US economy can keep growing as trade deals come together — Fox Business

Mullergate

Report: DOJ Watchdog Has Evidence Comey Was Targeting Trump — Newsmax

EXCLUSIVE: DOJ tells Mueller testimony ‘must remain within the boundaries’ of public report — Fox News

National Security

Trump Downplays Imminent Threat of War with Iran — Breitbart

Huawei secretly built North Korea’s wireless phone network amid sanctions, report says — Fox News

Misc

Forbes, HuffPo Scramble To Delete Pro-Epstein Propaganda — Daily Caller

Scientists discover new species of tiny shark that glows in the dark in the Gulf of Mexico — ABC News

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