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What We’re Reading Today: The Yanks Are Comin’ (Again?), Trial Trumps USMCA, Mayor Pinocchio … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

National Security

Is Trump Planning To Send More Troops To Middle East? – Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Did Canadians Do Better Than US In Afghanistan? – Murray Brewster, CBC News

Pentagon Opens Review Into Legality Of Troops At Border – Rohit Nair, Int’l Bus Times

Impeachment Heating Up

House Democrats’ 2 Articles of Impeachment

Democrats Rip McConnell On Delaying USMCA Vote Until After Impeachment Trial – Savannah Behrmann, USA Today

Bill Clinton Leak Exposes Democrats’ Double Standard – Bill Gertz, Wash Times

Growing Trump-McConnell Chasm On Senate Trial? – Kaitlan Collins & Phil Mattingly, CNN

History Says Go Big, But Dems Play Small Ball – Jon Healey, LA Times

Mueller Testimony Disaster May Be Why Nadler Wouldn’t Allow GOP To Question Schiff – NY Post

Election 2020

Buttigieg Taken To Task For Claiming He Cut Black Poverty In Half – Danielle Wallace, Fox

High Schooler: Teacher Ripped Off My ‘Women For Trump’ Pin – Kenneth Garger, NY Post

Government

Barr: FBI May Have Acted In Bad Faith – Ken Dilanian, NBC

Full Barr Interview – YouTube

Pelosi: USMCA ‘Much Better Than NAFTA’ – Haley Byrd, CNN

World

Third Israeli Election Looks To Prolong Stalemate – Aron Heller, AP

China Imprisoned More Journalists Than Any Other Country In 2019 – Gerry Doyle, Reuters

Socialism Succeeds When It Has All The Guns (Venezuela) – NY Post

Econ

Survey: Millionaires Skittish About Future – Jessica Menton USA Today

Only The Financial Pundits See Recession – Kenneth Rapoza, Forbes

Misc

Michigan Mom Speaks Out After Daughter’s Death Attributed To Contraception – Michael Martin, Fox

Brazil President Calls Greta Thunberg ‘Brat’ – Marcelo de Sousa & Helena Alves

21-Year-Old Raising 5 Siblings After Parents’ Death – Joanne Rosa, ABC


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