Friday Top News Executive Summary
FISA abuse, next steps on impeachment, California ballot fail, and more.
Above the Fold
FISA ABUSE: Michael Horowitz reportedly finds FBI lawyer falsified FISA document; Washington Post stealth-deletes Peter Strzok connection (Fox News)
WHAT NOW? Democrats plot next move as impeachment hearings fail to sway the public (The Washington Times)
Government & Politics
BRING IT ON: White House supports full Senate impeachment trial over early dismissal (National Review)
BALLOT FAIL: California loses court battle to keep Trump off ballot (Townhall)
“POTENTIALLY UNLAWFUL PROCEDURE”: Judge blocks Justice Department’s plan to resume federal executions (NPR)
NO SHUTDOWN: Trumps signs stopgap spending bill, averting shutdown (Associated Press)
GOOD NEWS: RNC massively out-raises DNC even as DNC reports best fundraising month this year (The Daily Wire)
DEEP STATE HERE AND ABROAD: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment is a fraud (Power Line)
BRANCHING OUT: Trump admin plans to expand “Remain in Mexico” policy for asylum seekers to Arizona border (NBC News)
GUILTY PLEA: Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleads guilty to federal charges involving children’s book (Fox News)
POLICY: The Supreme Court needs to stop governments from banning religious foster care (The Federalist)
POLICY: In future wars, the U.S. military will have nowhere to hide (Foreign Policy)
HUMOR: Bernie Sanders says he’ll put AOC in “very important” bartending role in White House (Genesius Times)
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