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What We’re Reading Today: Susan Rice’s Email, Trump Deregulates, Dem Priorities … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye

Obamagate

BREAKING: Declassified Susan Rice E-Mail Confirms Michael Flynn Was Personally Targeted In Oval Office Meeting — The Federalist

Declassified Rice email shows Comey suggested keeping some Russia info from Flynn — Fox News

Economy

CBO projects 38% drop in GDP, $2.1 trillion increase in the deficit — CNBC

Trump Signs Executive Order to Cut Regulations to Boost Economy — US News

Election 2020

National turmoil reigns, so why is this presidential race so static? — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

A Trump-friendly, anti-AOC Democrat is poised to win a New York House seat—with some help from the pandemic  — Newsweek

The Power of Dense–and Politically Blue–Cities Is Ebbing — The Hill

Biden Pledge to Dump Keystone Pipeline Would Kill Thousands of Jobs, Analysis Says — Washington Free Beacon

China

China accuses US of smear attempt over Trump remarks — BBC News

Bloomberg: Don’t Look Now, But China Just Locked Down Over 100 Million In New COVID-19 Outbreak — Hot Air

Fruits and Nuts

California Offers $500 in Covid-19 Aid to Undocumented Immigrants — New York Times

Nattering Nabobs of Negativism

Fewer Traffic Collisions During Shutdown Means Longer Waits For Organ Donations — Kaiser Health News

More Coronavirus Deaths

Shakespeare’s Globe May Not Survive Pandemic, U.K. Lawmakers Warn — NPR

American Colleges Are Headed for a Meltdown — Washington Free Beacon

Reopening

Beachgoers flock to Virginia Beach oceanfront amid warm weather despite governor’s orders — The Hill

Tale of 2 States: New York’s COVID-19 Death Toll Far Greater Than Florida’s — The Daily Signal

The Swedish alternative: Coping with a virus while preserving livelihoods and liberties — Just The News

Lawsuits ramp up against governors imposing restrictive lockdown orders — Just The News

 Texas Admitted It Can’t Enforce Its COVID-19 Lockdown. More States Should Do The Same. — Reason

The Coronavirus Timeline Liberals Don’t Want You To See — PJ Media

Weird News

Owners Of CNN, NBC, Other Major Legacy Outlets Come Together In Support Of Fox News Amid Lawsuit — Daily Caller

Priorities

Democrats Are in the Middle of Another Impeachment Inquiry During Coronavirus Pandemic — PJ Media

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