Political Editors / Jan. 31, 2018

Wednesday Top Headlines

Border wall prototypes are virtually impassable, Hillary buries some news, Gitmo to stay open, and more.

  • State of the Union: Trump extends “open hand” to Dems on immigration, touts tax cuts (Fox News)

  • Well, they are the Jackass Party: Democrats scoff, boo, groan, glower at Trump’s State of the Union (NBC News)

  • Trump calls for end to “dangerous” budget caps on defense spending (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • FBI officials review surveillance memo, could not cite “any factual inaccuracies” (Fox News)

  • Internal Justice Department probe eyes McCabe’s role in final weeks of 2016 election (The Washington Post)

  • Border wall prototypes virtually impassable, pass rigorous testing (Fox News)

  • Hillary Clinton responds to sexual misconduct allegations minutes before newsrooms shift all attention to Trump’s first SOTU (Washington Examiner)

  • FBI examining a second Trump dossier written by someone close to Clinton camp (Washington Examiner)

  • Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open (Associated Press)

  • Jimmy Kimmel counters SOTU with porn star interview, but strikes out (PowerLine)

  • Hawaii civil defense employee mistook drill for actual missile attack, has been fired (Reuters)

  • More great news from the NFL: The Super Bowl could turn into a giant petri dish of influenza (New York Post)

  • ESPN Host: Now that Chief Wahoo’s gone, ban the offensive mascot of … Notre Dame? (Hot Air)

  • Satire: After killing 20-week abortion ban, Democrats resume lecturing people about compassion (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan show how health care reform should work (Investor’s Business Daily)

  • Policy: What Trump got right in his State of the Union (The Daily Signal)

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