Monday Top News Executive Summary
Historic debt, whistleblower ruse, EPA deregulation, new DHS chief, and more.
Above the Fold
HISTORIC DEBT: Federal government debt surpasses $23 trillion for first time as annual deficits once again near $1 trillion (The Hill)
Government & Politics
THE PROBE THAT NEVER ENDS: First batch of Mueller-probe interview notes involving Rick Gates, Steve Bannon, and Michael Cohen have been released (The Daily Caller
RUSE SHUT DOWN: Rep. Jim Jordan rejects whistleblower’s offer to provide written answers to GOP questions (Fox News)
JUDICIAL ACTIVISM: Obama-appointed judge blocks healthcare rule for immigrants (The Daily Caller)
DEREGULATION: EPA rolling back Obama-era anti-coal regulation (The Daily Signal)
DHS CHIEF: Trump names Chad Wolf acting DHS secretary (Townhall)
PUBLIC DEFIANCE: Iran announces new nuke-deal violations during commemoration of 1979 U.S. embassy seizure (Fox News)
SEPARATING WHEAT FROM CHAFF: Thousands of migrants sent back to Mexico under Trump policy have given up their asylum claims (Fox News)
NO PERMANENT FIX: Smugglers are sawing through new sections of Trump’s border wall (The Washington Post)
POLICY: The Warren plan to paper over the costs of Medicare for All (E21)
POLICY: How the Left is weaponizing cancel culture to politicize children’s books (The Federalist)
HUMOR: Beto drops out of race to spend more time taking guns from his family (The Babylon Bee)
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