Media Editors / Jun. 7, 2019

Friday Top News Executive Summary

Jobs report, Mexico negotiations, abortion mafia, religious freedom, and more.

  • SOUR JOBS REPORT: “Job creation decelerated strongly in May, with nonfarm payrolls up by just 75,000 even as the unemployment rate remained at a 50-year low, the Labor Department reported Friday. … In addition to the weak total for May, the previous two months’ reports saw substantial downward revisions.” (CNBC)

  • MEXICO YIELDING? “Mexico’s negotiators with Washington have offered to immediately deploy 6,000 National Guard troops to the border with Guatemala. Additionally, Mexico has reportedly agreed to a major overhaul of reasonable asylum protocols, which would require asylum applicants to seek permanent refuge in the first country they arrive in after fleeing their home countries.” (Fox News)

  • TSA MALFEASANCE: “The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who have been released from federal custody onto flights despite not having required documents, according to several Department of Homeland Security officials.” (Washington Examiner)

  • ISIS TARGETS BORDER: “A chilling confession from a captured ISIS fighter has shed light on how the terrorist group intended to exploit the vulnerabilities of the U.S. border with Mexico, using English speakers and westerners to take advantage of smuggling routes and target financial institutions.” (Fox News)

  • IRAN THREAT: “The top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says he believes the Iranians or their proxies may orchestrate an attack at any moment.” (NBC News)

  • OMAR’S IMPROPRIETY: “Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., repeatedly violated state rules when she used campaign funds to pay for personal out-of-state travel as well as help on her tax returns and must reimburse her former campaign committee nearly $3,500, Minnesota campaign finance officials ruled Thursday.” (Fox News)

  • SUCCUMBING TO ABORTION MAFIA: “After two days of intense criticism, Joseph R. Biden Jr. reversed himself Thursday night on one of the issues most important to Democratic voters, saying he no longer supports a measure that bans federal funding for most abortions.” (The New York Times)

  • RELIGIOUS-FREEDOM ATTACK: “Religious freedom suffered another setback this week when the Washington Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against a Christian florist who refused to service a same-sex wedding on religious grounds.” (The Daily Wire)

  • SCHOOL SAFETY IN TEXAS: “Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a law Thursday allowing more teachers to carry firearms and expands mental health services for students in the wake of the mass shooting last year at a high school near Houston.” (National Review)

  • GOOD CALL: “Federal regulators voted Thursday to give phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting customers’ permission first.” (The Associated Press)

  • POLICY: Trump’s UK visit was a glowing success (The Daily Signal)

  • POLICY: The no-nuke ‘80s creep back (American Enterprise Institute)

  • HUMOR: “A new 2020 election poll is out and it shows that 87 percent of people polled feel that polling people this early in the election process is meaningless and 17 percent say if the pollster doesn’t leave them alone they are going to bounce him down the street like a basketball.” (The Daily Wire)

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