Monday Top News Executive Summary

Trump invited to testify, Louisiana election results, Warren's wealth tax, and more.

Media Editors · Nov. 18, 2019

Above the Fold

MOUSETRAP: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invites Trump to testify, warns him not to intimidate whistleblower (Fox News)

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards hangs on to his Louisiana seat; however, Republicans procure a supermajority in the state senate (Vox)

Government, Politics, & National Security

POLITICALLY BIASED VERDICT: Pro-life activist David Daleiden will appeal Planned Parenthood undercover video verdict (The Washington Free Beacon)

FOR THE RECORD: Memo to Marie Yovanovitch: Obama fired all of George W. Bush’s politically appointed ambassadors in 2008 (The Daily Caller)

“WE’RE ABSOLUTELY GOING TO MAKE MISTAKES HERE”: Twitter rolls out ban on political ads covering candidates, elections, and legislation (National Review)

DISASTROUS: Elizabeth Warren’s tax plan would hit some with rates over 100% (The Daily Wire)

LAGGING BEHIND: Immigration jails in Trump era are packed, but deportations are fewer than in Obama’s (The Washington Post)

TRANSPARENCY: Trump’s team delivers a big win for patients by making health costs clearer (Washington Examiner)

Business, Economy, & Technology

AN INDICATOR THAT TRUMP WILL PERSEVERE: As impeachment fizzles, the stock market soars (The Federalist)

ON THE OTHER HAND… U.S. stock market at record but farm bankruptcies at highest since 2011 (MarketWatch)

SHAPING WHAT YOU SEE: How Google interferes with its search algorithms and changes your results (The Wall Street Journal)

Closing Arguments

POLICY: Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax is bad politics and worse policy (The Week)

POLICY: Improving surface transportation through federalism (The Heritage Foundation)

HUMOR: Supreme Court allows victims of heart disease, obesity to sue utensil manufacture (The Babylon Bee)

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