Friday Top News Executive Summary
High Court tax-return scuffle, Rashida Tlaib investigated, trade progress, and more.
Above the Fold
LANDMARK SCUFFLE: Trump asks Supreme Court to let him keep his tax returns secret, setting up a landmark fight (CNBC)
BIRDS OF A FEATHER, PART I: Congress releases messages showing Rep. Rashida Tlaib asked campaign for personal money, announces investigation into her (The Daily Wire)
BIRDS OF A FEATHER, PART II: Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings faces House ethics investigation of relationship with top staffer (National Review)
Government & Politics
TRADE PROGRESS: Nancy Pelosi says finalized trade deal with Mexico and Canada “imminent” (National Review)
MEMO TO STACEY ABRAMS: Bevin concedes in Kentucky governor’s race (The Washington Times)
DUMB AND DUMBER: Elizabeth Warren sells “Billionaire Tears” mug on platform created by billionaire (Townhall)
AWKWARD: U.S. manufacturing group hacked by China as trade talks intensified (Reuters)
IRON FIST: Hong Kong violence continues to escalate as China’s Xi Jinping makes strongest statement yet (Hot Air)
POLICY: The Green New Deal isn’t just expensive. It’s also bad environmental policy. (The Daily Signal)
POLICY: Don’t reauthorize the Export-Import Bank — defund it (Washington Examiner)
HUMOR: “We don’t need to look into the Bidens’ corruption,” insists Adam Schiff while attempting Jedi mind trick (The Babylon Bee)
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