Media Editors / Nov. 8, 2019

Friday Top News Executive Summary

Unequal whistleblowers, Ukraine perjury, Trump Foundation settlement, and more.

Above the Fold

SOME WHISTLEBLOWERS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS: CBS fires former ABC staffer involved in leak of Amy Robach video (National Review)

PERJURY? Obama’s Ukraine ambassador allegedly lied under oath in impeachment inquiry, congressman suggests (The Daily Wire)

2020 Vision

CHASING AFTER OLD SEAT: Fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces run for Senate — while affirming Trump (Fox News)

WEAK FIELD: Mike Bloomberg is preparing to enter the Democrat presidential primary (CNBC)

Government & Politics

DELVING DEEPER: Republican senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson call on the State Department to release documents pertaining to Hunter Biden and Burisma (National Review)

WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG? Bernie Sanders proposes to “break up” ICE and halt deportations in immigration plan (The Washington Times)

TRUMP FOUNDATION SETTLEMENT: Judge orders Trump to pay $2 million for misusing his foundation for political leverage (NBC News)

ON SECOND THOUGHT… Stocks fall after Trump says U.S. has not agreed to roll back China tariffs (CNBC)

Other Notables

INTERESTING TIMING: Chicago top cop Eddie Johnson retiring amid internal investigation — and just shortly after Trump chastised him (Fox News)

GLOBAL LYING: “11,000 scientists” climate emergency petition includes a bunch of fake names (Watts Up With That?)

Closing Arguments

POLICY: Why drug legalization and hugs for terrorists won’t solve the border crisis (The Federalist)

POLICY: Hold the shame — red meat is not bad for you or climate change (USA Today)

HUMOR: Whistleblower revealed to be recently hired White House janitor Hillarita Clintonez (The Babylon Bee)

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