Media Editors / September 19, 2018

Wednesday Top Headlines

Kavanaugh standoff, $854B spending, deep state, North Korea, plastic bans, and more.

  • GOP rejects Kavanaugh accuser’s bid for FBI probe before hearing, she hasn’t responded to invitation for Monday (Bloomberg)

  • Feinstein on Kavanaugh accusation: “I can’t say everything is truthful” (National Review)

  • Dem senator reveals plan to leave a SCOTUS vacancy for two years (Hot Air)

  • Senate approves $854B spending bill (The Hill)

  • Nixing regulations saved taxpayers $1.3 billion this year (National Review)

  • Trump says exposing “corrupt” FBI probe could be “crowning achievement” of presidency (The Hill)

  • State Department bureaucrat caught plotting “deep state” resistance (The Washington Times)

  • North Korea announces plan to shut down nuclear complex, but it comes with a catch (Washington Examiner)

  • Canada’s Trudeau under growing pressure to get NAFTA deal done (Reuters)

  • Political nonprofits must now name many of their donors under federal court ruling after Supreme Court declines to intervene (The Washington Post)

  • Christian-bashing Emmys’ ratings hit new low (CNS News)

  • City Hall deal for Obama Center in Jackson Park: 99 years for $10 (Chicago Sun-Times)

  • “Sesame Street” denies Bert and Ernie have a sexual orientation after former writer’s comments (Fox News)

  • Humor: “Sesame Street” producers deny rumors that Bert, Ernie are Russian spies (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: Feel-good bans on straws and plastic bags don’t help the ocean (National Review)

  • Policy: Nurse practitioners: A solution to America’s primary care crisis (American Enterprise Institute)

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