Political Editors / April 16, 2018

Monday Top Headlines

Comey calls Trump “morally unfit,” McCabe faulted, Jefferson vandalized, and more.

  • Trump bowed to Pentagon restraint on Syria strikes (The Wall Street Journal)

  • After strike on Syria, Congress to debate presidential war powers (The Washington Times)

  • U.S. to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria’s Assad (Associated Press)

  • James Comey calls Trump “morally unfit” to be president in searing interview (Washington Examiner)

  • Inspector general report faults former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for unauthorized disclosure of information, misleading investigators (The Washington Post)

  • Paul Ryan backs Kevin McCarthy for speaker: He’s “the right person” (The Hill)

  • FCC rejects Senate Democrats’ plea to investigate Sinclair for “news distortion” (The Washington Times)

  • Trump announces support for legalizing marijuana (Reason)

  • ‘Racist + Rapist’: Thomas Jefferson statue vandalized at UVA (Washington Examiner)

  • Polar opposite: NY Times outraged by climate “denialists” pointing out polar bear population increase (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Prominent homosexual-rights lawyer, burns himself to death in New York to protest global warming (Fox News)

  • The New Yorker publishes hate piece against Chick-fil-A’s Christian ethos (The Federalist)

  • Protests follow outrage after two black men arrested at Philly Starbucks (NBC News)

  • Humor: American Cancer Society recommends getting your nation checked for communism annually (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: Amid push for knife control, UK shows gun control doesn’t increase safety (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: The costs, opportunities, and limitations of the expansion of 529 education savings accounts (Brookings Institution)

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