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What We’re Reading Today: Boris’ Promise, Comey’s Admission, Trade Deals … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Impeachment Circus

Schiff Says Impeachment Not Failure If Trump Acquitted — Newsmax

USA TODAY poll: Narrow majority opposes removing Trump from office if he is impeached — USA Today

Anti-Impeachment Democrat Jeff Van Drew Poised to Switch Parties — The Hill

UK and Brexit

UK’s Johnson Vows to ‘Get Brexit Done’ Before Christmas — Newsmax

How Johnson Used Brexit Populism to Storm to Victory Over Labour — NBC News

The Lessons American Conservatives Can Learn from the Tories’ Victory — National Review 

The Several Meanings of the Conservative Victory in the UK — Daily Signal

Real Scandal

Comey admits ‘I was wrong’ on FISA conduct, remains defiant on dossier in tense interview  — Fox News

Trump Triumphant After Comey Admits ‘Wrong’ On FISA Abuse — Brietbart

Trade

Trump-Pelosi trade deal creates strife among progressives — The Hill

US trade representative says phase-one trade deal is ‘totally done’ and will double exports to China in two years — CNBC

Taxes

Democrats Try to Restore a Tax Cut for the Rich — Washington Examiner

Immigration

New York to begin offering driver’s licenses to illegal aliens this week  — Hot Air

Dopes

Is marijuana linked to psychosis, schizophrenia? It’s contentious, but doctors, feds say yes — USA Today

Culture

America Has World’s Highest Rate of Single-Parent Households — Washington Free Beacon

Tech

Lofty promises for autonomous cars unfulfilled — Hot Air

 Land of Fruits and Nuts

California is a wondrous place. I’m leaving — Andrew Malcolm, CalMatters

Citing crappy streets, Oracle moves annual conference from San Francisco to Las Vegas — Legal Insurrection

Parody (?)

Superman Criticized As Unrealistic For Portraying A Journalist As Heroic — Babylon Bee


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