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What We’re Reading Today: Dems Ignore Iran Protests, $1 Trillion Deficit, Burger King’s ‘D’ Word … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Why the Dem Establishment Thinks They’ll Stop Sanders — National Review

Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren in private 2018 meeting that a woman can’t win, sources say  —  CNN

 Swing voters on Trump: ‘He drives me crazy but he’ll get my vote’ — The Guardian

Only 45 People Attend Bloomberg Rally With Judge Judy — Legal Insurrection

Iran

Dems Mostly Mum on Iran Protests — Washington Examiner

Pelosi: Who Really Knows Why Iranians Are Protesting In The Streets? — Hot Air

Democratic Leadership Turns Its Back On Iranian Protesters. — MSN

The Media Can’t Get Its Story Straight On The Soleimani Strike — Daily Caller

Impeachment Follies

Pelosi Leaves Open the Possibility for New Articles of Impeachment — Washington Free Beacon

GOP leadership: There aren’t 51 votes to dismiss Trump articles of impeachment — The Hill

Dem strategist: Actually, calling new witnesses at Trump’s trial would be bad for us on balance — Hot Air

Immigration

Trump planning to divert additional $7.2 billion in Pentagon funds for border wall — Washington Post

Spending

Budget Deficit Topped $1 Trillion in 2019 — New York Times

Media Bias

TV Nets Devoted 3/4 of Coverage to Impeachment, 93% Negative — Newsbusters

Real Scandals

George Nader, key witness in Mueller probe, pleads guilty to child sex charges  —  Washington Post

Terrorism

NAS Pensacola shooting was an ‘act of terrorism’, Barr says — Fox News

Apple called out for lack of ‘substantive’ help unlocking gunman’s iPhones — CNET News

Medicare for All

Study: 1.2 Million Healthcare Jobs at Risk Under Medicare for All — Breitbart

China

U.S. Removes China’s Currency Manipulator Label Ahead of Deal — Wall Street Journal

End of the World

Climate Scientists Finally Claim We Passed a “Tipping Point” — Watts Up With That

La La Land

Gavin Newsom’s Solution to California’s Homelessness Problem: Throw Another Billion Dollars at It — Reason

Misc

Oldest material on Earth discovered — BBC News

Burger King condemned for using ‘the d-word’ in ad campaign — USA Today

Smokers Need Not Apply: Fairness Of No-Nicotine Hiring Policies Questioned — Kaiser Health News

‘Jeopardy!’ outrages pro-Palestinian viewers after declaring Bethlehem in Israel — Washington Times


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