Media Editors / Oct. 30, 2019

Wednesday Top News Executive Summary

Impeachment resolution, Ukraine testimony, Omar's silence on genocide, and more.

Above the Fold


DISARRAY: House Democrats release text of impeachment resolution but walk back formal vote (Washington Examiner)

TESTIMONY DETAILS: National security official tells Congress he tried to add edits to White House memo about Trump Ukraine call (NBC News)

Government & Politics


TEMPORARY HIATUS: DC Circuit halts disclosure of Mueller grand-jury materials to consider an emergency appeal (The Daily Caller)

SWAMP LEAKAGE: State Department launches investigation into “deep state” targeting Trump’s top Iran official (The Washington Free Beacon)

SILENCE SPEAKS VOLUMES: House passes Armenian genocide measure — no thanks to Ilhan Omar (CNSNews.com)

HYPOCRISY: Elizabeth Warren pledges to crack down on school choice, despite sending her own son to elite private school (The Daily Caller)

Business & Environment


WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG? The NCAA will allow athletes to profit from their name, image, and likeness in a major shift for the organization (CNBC)

THE LAST STRAW: China dumped 27% more trash into the ocean in 2018 (New York Post)

Culture


MORE TO THE STORY? Forensic investigator: Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy more consistent with homicide (National Review)

BABY, IT’S WOKE OUTSIDE: John Legend and Kelly Clarkson remake “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” after critics said it promoted date rape (CBS News)

Closing Arguments


POLICY: The needless trauma of active-shooter drills (National Review)

POLICY: Baghdadi is dead. But we’re no closer to victory in the “forever war.” (American Enterprise Institute)

HUMOR: Texas luring jobs away from California with promises of electricity (The Babylon Bee)

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