Thursday Top News Executive Summary
Impeachment hearing a dud, Deval Patrick jumps in, public-housing GND, and more.
Above the Fold
WHO’D A THUNK IT? Heat but no light: First public impeachment hearing a dud (Washington Examiner)
SO SERIOUS: NBCNews.com swoons over drag queen at
impeachment circus hearings (NewsBusters)
Government & Politics
REHEARING REJECTED: U.S. appeals court again backs House request for Trump tax documents (Reuters)
NO CONFIDENCE: Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announces Democrat presidential bid (Associated Press)
“UNCONSTITUTIONAL BIDDING”: Federal government can’t just allow 3D gunmaking software to proliferate without a license, federal judge declares (Reason)
BIG BROTHER: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders pitch Green New Deal bill for public housing (The Washington Post)
CLOSING IN: China holding “in-depth” talks with U.S. on interim trade deal (Reuters)
CONSEQUENCES: Trump administration proposes employment restrictions for asylum seekers who enter U.S. illegally (National Review)
CHILDREN EXPLOITED: More than 600 children “recycled” by migrant smugglers at border (The Washington Times)
HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: FBI’s “lone wolf” report says domestic terrorists are rarely isolated (NBC News)
POLICY: How LGBTQ education is gaining in tax-funded schools, from pre-K on up (RealClearInvestigations)
POLICY: A new faith emerges: The religion of climatism (Commentary)
HUMOR: Capitol Building to be decorated as giant circus tent for duration of impeachment hearings (The Babylon Bee)
For more of today’s editors’ choice headlines, visit In Our Sights.
The Patriot Post is a certified ad-free news service, unlike third-party commercial news sites linked on this page, which may also require a paid subscription.