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What We’re Reading This Weekend: The Anti-Impeachment Democrat, Buttigieg’s Purity, Fake Harvard Economist … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

Impeachment/Russia

South Jersey House Democrat Jeff Van Drew Opposes Impeaching Trump – Dareh Gregorian, NBC

House Judiciary Dem Cedric Richmond of Louisiana Watching Golf On Laptop During Hearings – Mairina Pitofsky, The Hill

Supreme Court Will Decide Trump Subpoenas – Bill Mears, Fox

Little-Known FBI Agent Joe Pientka & Horowitz Report – Gregg Re, Fox

Senators Mull FISA Reform – Jordain Carney, The Hill

World

Boris Speaks Post-Landslide – Rebecca Speare-Cole, London Evening Standard

China Foreign Minister: US ‘Almost Paranoid’ To Criticize Over Hong Kong, Uighurs – Reuters

Election 2020

Buttigieg To Warren: Candidates Applying ‘Purity Tests’ Can’t Pass Them Themselves – Josh Feldman, Mediaite

Dems May Skip LA Debate Over Union Dispute – Danielle Haynes, UPI

Enviro

NY Humiliated in Politicized Climate Lawsuit – Walter Olson, National Interest

Madrid Climate Talks Stall, Trump A Factor – Umair Irfan, Vox

Freight Railroads Attacked On Climate – Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic

Econ

NY Fed Pres Williams: Rate Cuts Have U.S. Economy on ‘Strong Footing’ – Matthew Boesler, Bloomberg

Fabricated Harvard Economist Included In Tariff Debate – Tom Aspray, Forbes

Law

Appeals Court Vacates Decision Overturning Ohio Ban On Down Syndrome Abortions – Steven Ertelt, Life Site

6th Circuit Narrows Title IX – Greta Anderson, Inside Higher Ed

In Case You Missed It

Trump’s Unexpected Jobs Boom Leaves Dems Incoherent– Issues & Insights

Sorry Joe, But It’s AOC’s Party Now – Issues & Insights

High Crimes Against Impeachment – Issues & Insights

Elizabeth Warren Just Undercut Her Own Warrenomics – Issues & Insights

This Isn’t The First Time The IG Denied Flagrant Bias At The FBI – Issues & Insights


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