Political Editors / May 4, 2018

Friday Top Headlines

Judicial picks, House chaplain stays, Trump’s religious initiative, U.S.-China trade talks, and more.

  • Headline unemployment drops to 3.9%, lowest in 18 years (CNBC)

  • Rudy Giuliani’s media blitz provides ammunition for Trump foes, but there’s a strategy (The Washington Times)

  • Trump blasts NBC over botched Cohen report: “wrong again!” (Fox News)

  • McConnell: Confirming judicial picks is a top priority in Senate (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • In a reversal, Speaker Ryan says the House chaplain will remain in his post (The Washington Post)

  • Trump initiative protects religious rights, faith groups’ equal access to federal dollars (The Daily Signal)

  • Opposite Obama, Trump refugee policy favors Christians over Muslims, 3-1 (Washington Examiner)

  • Dozens more caravan asylum seekers let in to U.S. from Mexico (Reuters)

  • Pentagon confirms Chinese fired lasers at U.S. pilots (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • U.S.-China trade talks end with key differences still unresolved (Bloomberg)

  • Planned Parenthood sues Trump administration for favoring abstinence programs over family planning with Title X grants (CNS News)

  • Amazon boots Christian nonprofit from donations program because of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “hate list” (The Federalist)

  • America is minting more millionaire retirees than ever (Bloomberg)

  • Policy: The consequences of historical ignorance (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Keep the Electoral College, because states matter (National Review)

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