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Thursday Top News Executive Summary

Impeachment session stormed, Katie Hill probed, ISIS inmates missing, and more.

Media Editors · Oct. 24, 2019

Above the Fold


“WHAT IS ADAM SCHIFF TRYING TO HIDE?” GOP lawmakers storm closed-door impeachment session, as Schiff walks out (Fox News)

DECEMBER TARGET: Democrats set December impeachment target, but obstacles abound — like the fact the whole thing’s a charade (Reuters)

Government & Politics


#METOO: Katie Hill becomes first female lawmaker to face House ethics inquiry over sexual relationship with subordinate (Washington Examiner)

ADVERSE SOCIETY: Soros-funded group Open Society Policy Center eclipses $70 million spent on lobbying since Trump took office (The Washington Free Beacon)

COMMON GROUND, PART I: Bipartisan bill would streamline path to citizenship for children of U.S. military (The Washington Times)

COMMON GROUND, PART II: House unanimously passes bipartisan bill to make animal cruelty a federal crime (USA Today)

National Security


NEEDLES IN A HAYSTACK: State Department says 100+ ISIS prisoners missing after Turkish invasion of Syria (National Review)

Culture & Heartland


AND NOT A MOMENT TOO SOON: Texas governor announces investigation into case of mother transitioning seven-year-old against father’s wishes (The Daily Caller)

IDIOCRACY: Majority of Americans want First Amendment rewritten; 51% of Millennials want fines or jail time for “hate speech” (The Washington Free Beacon)

GOOD RIDDANCE: Florida Senate votes to permanently oust Broward Sheriff Scott Israel (Fox News)

Closing Arguments


POLICY: Securing the Internet starts with planning and awareness (American Enterprise Institute)

POLICY: Refugee policy reforms — enduring or ephemeral? (National Review)

HUMOR: Walls of Congress dissolve into endless blue void as Zuckerberg informs lawmakers there’s no way to escape Facebook (The Onion)

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