Media Editors / December 21, 2018

Friday Top Headlines

Shutdown looms, Mattis quitting, troops leaving Afghanistan, asylum seekers, farm bill, and more.

  • Shutdown deadline looms as Trump, Democrats fight over wall money (Agence France-Presse)

  • House approves spending bill with $5.7 billion for border wall (Fox News)

  • James Mattis quitting as defense secretary, citing disagreements with Trump (National Review)

  • Up to half of American troops to be pulled from Afghanistan (Associated Press)

  • U.S. says asylum-seeking migrants to wait in Mexico (Associated Press)

  • Dow drops 470 points to 14-month low in second day of big losses following Fed rate hike (CNBC)

  • Trump signs and celebrates the farm bill (ABC News)

  • Criminal justice bill passes House, heads to President Trump for his signature (USA Today)

  • Whitaker cleared to oversee Mueller probe after ethics investigation (Townhall)

  • Eighteen most mortifying media moments of 2018 (Grabien News)

  • DC-area federal government workforce continues to shrink (WTOP)

  • Jack Phillips is now in court for not baking a “gender transition” cake (The Daily Wire)

  • Planned Parenthood accused of mistreating pregnant employees (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Humor: Disappointed soldier was looking forward to hanging out in Syria for another 20, 30 years (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: The preexisting-condition trap (National Review)

  • Policy: DeVos rule on sexual harassment restores primacy of law (RealClearPolitics)

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