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Above the Fold
JUST TAKE MY WORD FOR IT: “Lawyers for the CIA officer whose whistleblower complaint helped ignite an impeachment inquiry into President Trump have asked Congress whether their client could submit testimony in writing instead of appearing in person.” (The Wall Street Journal)
Culture & Heartland
FELON VOTES: The Hill reports that 22,000 felony convicts have had their voting rights restored by Gov. Ralph Northam, which Democrats hope will turn the state supremely blue.
MORE PLANNED PARENTHOOD DECEPTION: “An arson attack on a Planned Parenthood facility that was reported as a hate crime inspired by undercover videos was actually an incident of domestic violence, a senior executive of the organization has been forced to admit in a San Francisco court room.” (The Daily Wire)
TEXAS SHOOTER DEFIANT: Suspected assailant in El Paso Walmart shooting pleads not guilty to attack that killed 22 (NBC News)
MIDDLE EAST AGGRESSION: Iranian oil tanker near Saudi Arabia coast hit by missiles (Fox News)
NANNY-STATE COURTS — COMING SOON TO AMERICA? Canadian court strips father of rights, allowing teen to transition against his wishes (The Daily Signal)
“NEXT!” “Democratic House committee chairmen Elijah Cummings, Eliot Engel, and Adam Schiff sent a letter Thursday to Energy Secretary Rick Perry alerting him to a subpoena demanding documents related to their impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s dealings in Ukraine — the ninth subpoena issued so far.” (National Review)
BIRDS OF A FEATHER: Ronan Farrow book claims Hillary Clinton pressured Farrow to drop Harvey Weinstein investigation (The Daily Wire)
POLICY: The electric grid in the digital age (National Review)
POLICY: Preparing for the next economic recession (InsideSources)
HUMOR: Nike updates Kaepernick slogan: “Believe in something, unless it upsets the Chinese government” (Genesius Times
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