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What We’re Reading Today: Syria Shocks, Impeachment Blocks, Warren Mocks … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye today.

Syria

Trump Authorizes Withdrawal of U.S. Troops In Syria As Tensions With Turkey Rise — Townhall

Trump Announces $50 Million for Christians, Other Minorities in Syria — Daily Signal

Hundreds of ISIS prisoners escape Syrian detention camp after Turkey invasion — Washington Times

Bad impeachment news for Trump – GOP senators enraged by Turkey’s invasion of Syria — Fox News

Impeachment

Pelosi Under New Pressure to Hold Impeachment Inquiry Vote Next Week — Washington Examiner

Hunter Biden Steps Down From Chinese Board as Trump Attacks  — Bloomberg

Democrats ratchet up impeachment secrecy — Washington Examiner

Report: Dem Groups Organizing to Push Public Support toward Impeachment — Legal Insurrection

Republicans wrestle with impeachment strategy — The Hill

Did Adam Schiff Just Admit There Was No Quid Pro Quo? — PJ Media

Ted Cruz criticizes Trump’s call for China to investigate Bidens — Fox News

Matt Taibbi: “We’re In A Permanent Coup” — Zero Hedge

While California Burns

Governor Newsom signs measure banning ‘lunch shaming’ in California — ABC7News

But ‘Flight Shaming’ Is OK

Flight-Saming Catching on in Europe — Powerline

Blackouts

Californians Learning That Solar Panels Don’t Work in Blackouts — Bloomberg

Electric-Car Owners Shocked by California Blackouts – PJ Media

Climate Change Reporting Website Obscures Its Funding With Dark Money Network — Washington Free Beacon

Election 2020

Bernie Sanders draws contrast with Elizabeth Warren: She says ‘she is a capitalist through her bones. I’m not.’ — ABC News

Elizabeth Warren mocks Christian men, delights Democrat base — American Thinker

Sanders Vows to Release Medical Records After Heart Attack — Newsmax

Harry Reid Warns Dems: Trump Very Smart Man, Will Be Tough to Beat — CNN

Trade Wars

How do Trump’s claims about tariffs and trade deficits stack up to reality? — American Enterprise Institute

Star Bores

The Force is ‘meh’ with this one — CNET

The exodus of talent from Hollywood studios to streamers is stunning. We mapped it — Los Angeles Times

Economy

Small business optimism slips, but no recession fear — USA Today

Misc

Sondland’s Hotel Chain In Crossfire: Blumenauer Faces Ethics Complaint — Hot Air

Dick’s Sporting Goods Destroys $5 Million Worth of Its Own ‘Assault Weapons’ — Reason


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