Friday Top Headlines

Payrolls surge, INF Treaty suspended, emergency wall plan, fentanyl seizure, Cory Booker presidential run, and more.

Media Editors · Feb. 1, 2019
  • Payrolls surge by 304,000, smashing estimates despite government shutdown (CNBC)

  • Trump administration officially suspending nuclear treaty with Russia (The Hill)

  • White House preps emergency wall plan while Congress negotiates (Politico)

  • Pelosi suggests Normandy fence for the border, but not a wall (Washington Examiner)

  • Largest-ever U.S. border seizure of fentanyl made in Arizona (Reuters)

  • Most 2020 Democrats back an abortion bill just like Virginia’s (National Review)

  • Ben Sasse reintroduces Abortion Survivors Act (The Daily Signal)

  • Weird: No Democrats in Congress seem to have heard Ralph Northam’s infanticide comments (Hot Air)

  • Senate delivers reproach to Trump on Syria withdrawal (National Review)

  • Cory Booker launches 2020 campaign for president (The Inquirer)

  • Bernie Sanders proposes 77% estate tax for billionaires (Washington Examiner)

  • Ilhan Omar calls for sharp tax increases on the wealthy: “We’ve had it as high as 90 percent” (Yahoo News)

  • Trump may be about to flip the Ninth Circuit (The Resurgent)

  • Going viral: Anti-vaxx propaganda infects Facebook and YouTube results (The Guardian)

  • Not humor: “A border wall is immoral,” says political party advocating for infanticide (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: Seven topics Trump should address in the State of the Union (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Sanders’s new estate tax plan is inherently immoral (Washington Examiner)

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