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What We’re Reading Today: Did Obama Finance Iran Missiles? Lindsey Vs. Rand, Zeke Vs. M4A … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

Iran

Ted Cruz: Obama Sent Tehran Billions That Paid For Missiles Hitting US Bases – Charles Creitz, Fox News

Hagel: ‘Ignorant’ To Charge That US Funded Iran’s Missiles – John Gizzi, Newsmax

Pompeo Limits Diplomats’ Contact With Iranian Opposition Groups – Justine Coleman, The Hill

War Powers Resolution = Appeasement – Sen. Thom Tillis, Fox

Jordanian Paper: Iran Accidentally Shot Down Ukrainian Plane – @IntelDoge, Twitter

No Signs Ukraine Airliner Was Shot Down – David Ljunggren, Reuters

Lindsey Graham Vs. Rand Paul – Jordain Carney, The Hill

Americans Will Rally Around Trump on Iran – Conrad Black, American Greatness

Tehran’s Retaliation More Conventional Than Expected – Eli Lake, Bloomberg

Politics

Bloomberg: It’s The Economy, Stupid? – Abigail Hess, CNBC

Doubleline Capital’s Gundlach: ‘Biggest Risk’ For Markets Is Bernie Sanders Winning – Julia La Roche, Yahoo

House Seat Sits Vacant As Newsom Refuses Special Election – Charles Clark, LA Times

The Left

ObamaCare Designer Zeke Emanuel No Fan of Medicare For All – Matt London, Fox

Cuomo Vows NY Will Legalize Pot In 2020 – Dan Whitcomb, Reuters

Immigration

Court Allows $3.6 billion In Military Funds For Wall – Priscilla Alvarez & Paul LeBlanc, CNN

5 Administrative Changes To Legal Immigration In 2020 – Daniel Shoer Roth, Miami Herald

Misc

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She Is Free of Cancer – Caitlin Oprysko, Politico

More Abortion Clinics Moving Into Late-Term Abortion Market– Cheryl Sullenger, Operation Rescue

Second Amendment Sanctuary Movement – Matt London, Fox

Unifying Message of Rabbi Who Survived Machete Attack – Darran Simon, CNN


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