January 5, 2018

Friday Top Headlines

Manufacturing rebounds, Fusion GPS rejected by judge, FBI and the Clinton Foundation, and more.

  • Manufacturing in the U.S. just accelerated to its best year since 2004 (Bloomberg)

  • U.S. created 148,000 jobs in December, vs. 190,000 jobs expected (CNBC)

  • Trump administration plan would widely expand drilling in U.S. continental waters (The Washington Post)

  • Federal judge obliterates Fusion GPS’ attempt to hide info from investigators (The Federalist)

  • FBI launches new Clinton Foundation investigation over pay-to-play; Justice Department looks into her email server (The Hill)

  • Trump administration seeks $18 billion over decade to expand border wall (The Wall Street Journal)

  • Trump rule aims to extend health care option to 11 million uninsured (The Daily Signal)

  • U.S. suspends most security assistance to Pakistan (NPR)

  • Sessions ending Obama’s policy on federal marijuana laws (Associated Press)

  • Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit against Roy Moore (Hot Air)

  • Demo leader Keith Ellison endorses antifa (Powerline)

  • NFL’s TV ratings dropped 10% this season amid lower attendance (Fox News)

  • Humor: Mayor declares Chicago crime-free zone, criminals disperse (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: Global warming isn’t making weather more extreme (Investor’s Business Daily)

  • Policy: Cure for cold: more drilling, more pipelines (E21)

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