Tuesday Top News Executive Summary
House impeachment vote, Trump’s defense hurdle, top Republican retiring, and more.
Above the Fold
FORMALIZING IMPEACHMENT: “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to fellow House Democrats Monday afternoon outlining a plan to formalize the impeachment inquiry into President Trump with a vote on Thursday, marking the first move towards a public impeachment.” (National Review)
UKRAINE TESTIMONY: National security official testifies he heard Trump’s Ukraine call, told superiors of his concerns (NBC News)
Government & Politics
ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST: Rep. Greg Walden, top Republican on powerful House panel, says he will retire (The Washington Post)
“SWINDLING FUTURITY ON A LARGE SCALE”: Senate rejects Rand Paul’s latest effort to cut spending (The Hill)
FOR THE RECORD: Confiscating the wealth of all billionaires wouldn’t pay for three average years of Medicare for All (Washington Examiner)
DEFAMATION SUIT REOPENED: Judge reopens Covington Catholic High student’s defamation suit against The Washington Post (Fox News)
TPS EXTENDED: U.S. to extend temporary protections for El Salvadorans for at least another year (CNN)
BREXIT: Britain looks set for an early election in attempt to break Brexit deadlock (NBC News)
INNOVATION, NOT REGULATION: MIT engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from the air (MIT News)
POLICY: Why millions are still uninsured despite government intervention (The Daily Signal)
POLICY: Businesses, not politicians, can lead the healthcare revolution by demanding transparent prices (Issues & Insights)
HUMOR: Sharpton slams Trump for lack of diversity in team that killed ISIS leader (Genesius Times)
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