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What We’re Reading Today: Impeachment Poll, Warren Warning, Labra-don’t … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

The Call

Schiff called out for fabricating Ukraine call transcript in opening remarks — Washington Times

Justice Department clears Trump of wrongdoing on Ukraine call — Washington Times

Behind the Crowdstrike Mention in Ukraine Call — Julie Kelly, Real Clear Investigations


NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll: Americans Split on House Impeachment Inquiry — NPR

Complaint From So-Called ‘Whistleblower’ Is Riddled With Gossip, Blatant Falsehoods — The Federalist

Silver Lining

Report: Impeachment Probe Stalls Gun Control Efforts — Newmax

Election 2020

Biden holds double-digit lead in Democratic primary — The Hill

Biden’s Odds for Dem Nomination Plunge, Warren Jumps to Big Lead — Real Clear Politics

Wall Street Democratic donors warn the party: We’ll sit out, or back Trump, if you nominate Elizabeth Warren  — CNBC

Andrew Yang: Democrats increase odds of 2020 loss if ‘Donald Trump bad’ is their big pitch — Washington Times


Immigrant Population Growth in the U.S. Slows to a Trickle  —  New York Times


Trump: U.S., Japan Agree on First Stage of New Trade Agreement — Real Clear Politics

Media Bias

Lies, Damned Lies, and Democrats: The MSM-DNC’s Worst Week Ever — PJ Media

Gallup: 13% trust media ‘a great deal’ — Gallup

Good News

Iowa renewable fuel plant closes without government mandated market — Hot Air

Big Tech

Report: DOJ to Open Facebook Antitrust Investigation — Breitbart

Animated Chart of the Day

Public school enrollment, staff, and inflation-adjusted cost per pupil, 1970 to 2016 — Mark Perry, AEI

Unusual Breeding

Labradoodle creator regrets opening ‘Pandora’s box’ — USA Today

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