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What We’re Reading Today: Fake Impeachment, Real Scandals, Big Spenders … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye:

Election 2020

Could Joe Biden change the presidential campaign with an historic promise? — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Failed GOP Strategists and Notable Spouse Launch PAC to Defeat Trump in 2020 — Washington Free Beacon

Impeachment Circus

Impeachment moves to Senate. Get ready for a scramble — and a January surprise — Washington Examiner

GOP leadership: Initial phase of impeachment trial could run two weeks — The Hill

House Republicans are running ads on impeachment, but Democrats are trying to change the subject. — New York Times

Trump sends scorching letter to Pelosi ahead of House impeachment vote — CNN

McConnell Rips Schumer Impeachment Outline as ‘Dead Wrong’ — Newsmax

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard calls for President Trump’s censure — ABC News

Schiff town hall erupts into clashes amid shouts of ‘liar’ and ‘treason’ — Fox News

Democrats Already Preparing for a SECOND Impeachment of Trump — PJ Media

Real Scandals

Court Orders F.B.I. to Fix Some Wiretaps After Damning Report — New York Times

Latvian government says it flagged ‘suspicious’ Hunter Biden payments in 2016 — John Solomon Reports

Big Government

House Funds Key Programs but Adds to Government Bloat, Waste — Daily Signal

Five Bad Things in the New Spending Deal — National Review

DC Suburbs Richest in Nation — CNS News

Explain This

Vox Media to cut hundreds of freelance jobs ahead of California’s AB5 — CNBC


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