Media Editors / January 16, 2019

Wednesday Top Headlines

Networks’ negative spin, recess nixed, businesses hamstrung, DNC ousts Women’s March, William Barr impresses, and more.

  • Networks trashed Trump with 90% negative spin in 2018 (NewsBusters)

  • Leaders nix recess with no shutdown deal in sight (The Hill)

  • Businesses and industries are getting hamstrung by the shutdown (Washington Examiner)

  • The Trump administration has called back tens of thousands of federal workers to fulfill key government tasks (The Washington Post)

  • Pelosi asks Trump to reschedule State of the Union (Politico)

  • DNC cuts ties with Women’s March amid anti-Semitism accusations (National Review)

  • Maxine Waters set to head House Financial Services Committee with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at her side (Fox News)

  • Boost for Trump as William Barr impresses Democrats in marathon confirmation hearing (Washington Examiner)

  • Seven big takeaways from Barr’s hearing (The Daily Signal)

  • DOJ report: Guns carried during crimes most frequently obtained off the street or underground (CNS News)

  • FBI: Austin mail bomber had no ideology, no links to terror or hate groups (The Daily Wire)

  • U.S. confirms American troops killed in blast claimed by Islamic State in Syria (The Washington Post)

  • Theresa May faces worst government defeat in 95 years in Brexit vote (Bloomberg)

  • CNN analyst accuses radio host of “white privilege” — he’s black (The Daily Wire)

  • New York passes bills banning conversion therapy on LGBT youth, prohibiting anti-trans discrimination (National Review)

  • Humor: Unspeakably evil: Trump feeds kids (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: The rejection of May’s Brexit plan leaves the UK with few good options (American Enterprise Institute)

  • Policy: China is a dangerous rival, and America should treat it like one (The New York Times)

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