Wednesday Top News Executive Summary

Impeachment goes live, felonious whistleblower, Mark Sanford out, and more.

Media Editors · Nov. 13, 2019

Above the Fold

PUBLICITY: As impeachment hearings go live on TV, here are four things to expect, courtesy of The Daily Signal.

FELONIOUS WHISTLEBLOWER? ICIG complaint alleges Trump-Ukraine “whistleblower” may be soliciting illicit donations (Fox News)

Government & Politics

WHO? Republican Mark Sanford abandons presidential primary run (National Review)

THIRD TIME’S A CHARM? Hillary Clinton continues to fuel speculation that she will run in 2020 — or perhaps it’s the many, many, many voices in her head urging it (The Daily Wire)

DEATH BY DEFICIT: Study: Elizabeth Warren plan would hike deficit $15 trillion, create “soaring demand” for healthcare (The Washington Free Beacon)

National Security

BORDER ARRESTS SHRINK: Border arrests fall again in October, down almost 75% since May (The Daily Wire)

WARRANT REQUIRED: U.S. court rules against warrantless searches of phones, laptops of international travelers (NBC News)


HATE CRIME STATS: Overall hate crimes decreased in 2018 while violence ticked up, according to new FBI report (National Review)

FOR THE RECORD: Man who slashed “Baby Trump” balloon: “First time” leftists are “mad about chopping up a baby” (The Daily Wire)

Closing Arguments

POLICY: Three major reforms NATO needs to keep from collapsing (The Federalist)

POLICY: Smart government focuses on essentials: reviving family and business formation (Issues & Insights)

HUMOR: Epstein island sold to wealthy Middle Eastern businessman Haadid Nahkil Muhssef (Genesius Times)

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