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Media Editors / October 25, 2019

Friday Top News Executive Summary

Deep-state corruption, Biden’s nepotism, Democrat #MeToo hypocrisy, and more.

Above the Fold

DEEP-STATE SHENANIGANS, PART I: U.S. Attorney John Durham opens criminal inquiry in DOJ’s probe of the Trump-Russia investigators (Washington Examiner)

DEEP-STATE SHENANIGANS, PART II: FBI agents manipulated Michael Flynn file, as James Clapper allegedly urged “kill shot,” court filing suggests (Fox News)

Government & Politics

ALL OR NOTHING: “Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard announced Friday that she will not seek re-election to Congress — declaring that she remains ‘fully committed to my offer to serve’ in the White House.” (New York Post)

NEPOTISM: Joe Biden twice used his position as senator to intervene to boost son Hunter’s lobbying (Washington Examiner)

ET TU, BRUTE? Another House Democrat is under investigation for allegedly sleeping with staffer (The Daily Caller)

DEVOS REPRIMANDED: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos held in contempt for violating judge’s order on student-loan collections (Politico)

Heartland & Economy

CHILD-ABUSE UPDATE: Judge in Texas rules parents must make joint decision in gender-transition case (Fox News)

IP CONCESSION: China gives in on key U.S. trade-war demand regarding intellectual-property rights (Fox Business)


A NEVER-ENDING SAGA: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to call for elections after Brexit failure (National Review)

SYRIA SAFEGUARDS: U.S. has a plan to send tanks and troops to “secure” Syria oil fields amid withdrawal (Newsweek)

Closing Arguments

POLICY: The empty absurdity of the Democrats’ dangerous foreign policy (Issues & Insights)

POLICY: Facebook isn’t broken. Government shouldn’t “fix” it. (The Daily Signal)

HUMOR: Trump nixes carbon offsets; demands Californians buy Stupidity Offset Credits instead (Genesius Times)

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