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What We’re Reading Today: Antifa Kills, COVID-19 Deaths Shrink, Culture Wars . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Roundup: Responding To Antifa, Leftist Riots

Trump calls Mayor Ted Wheeler ‘incompetent’ in reaction to Portland shooting — Fox News, Via YouTube

Democrat Rioters Celebrate Murder in Portland — DB Daily Update

NYT: Portland Homicide Victim Had ‘Patriot Prayer’ Hat — Breitbart News

Washington, DC: Protesters And Police Clash In Saturday Night Confrontation — Daily Caller

Wisconsin’s Gov. Tony Evers tells Trump not to visit Kenosha — Fox News

Security Briefings For Congress Ended After Leaks

Trump accuses top Dems of leaking after intel head halts in-person briefings — New York Post

Ratcliffe defends halting election briefings, accuses members of Congress of leaking classified information — Fox News

Schiff vows to ‘compel’ intelligence on election security after DNI head Ratcliffe ends in-person briefings — USA Today

Coronavirus Talks

Meadows blames Pelosi ‘fantasy objection’ for impasse on coronavirus relief talks — The Hill

Mark Meadows claims Nancy Pelosi would ‘rather have nothing’ than negotiate on coronavirus stimulus — The Daily Mail

Biden’s Scary 401(k) Plan

Joe Biden Promises To End Traditional 401(k)-Style Retirement Savings Tax Benefits. What’s That Mean? — Forbes

Biden plan would upend traditional 401(k) plans — Congressional Quarterly-Roll Call

China

China tightens tech export controls potentially jeopardizing TikTok deal, reports say — CNBC

China’s Brand of Communism — Real Clear Politics

COVID-19

Revised CDC Figures: Fewer Deaths from COVID Only — Newsmax

FDA Commissioner Says Willing to Fast-Track COVID-19 Vaccine — Financial Times, Via Newsmax

Kulturkampf

Trump Calls Out ‘Liberal Hypocrites,’ ‘Cancel Culture’ — CNSNews

Giuliani: Unity on Reducing Police Misconduct ‘Very Dangerous to the Left’ — CNSNews

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