Monday Top News Executive Summary
Bloomberg enters presidential race, Navy secretary ousted, consumer faith, and more.
Above the Fold
BILLIONAIRE GOES ALL IN: Michael Bloomberg — one of the world’s richest men — launches Democrat presidential bid (Associated Press)
NAVY SECRETARY OUSTED: Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer forced out by Pentagon chief over handling of Navy SEAL’s war-crimes case (The Washington Post)
Government & Politics
CONSUMER FAITH: Confidence in Trump economy at record high, with no hit from impeachment (Washington Examiner)
EXPOSING CHICANERY: Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson demand materials from FBI on Ukrainian DNC contractor in 2016 (The Federalist)
HOODWINKED: In less than a year, three-fourths of “The Squad” is under financial investigation (The Daily Caller)
FAKE NEWS: Devin Nunes taking swift legal action against CNN for “demonstrably false” story (The Daily Wire)
REASSURANCE: On Iraq visit, Mike Pence reassures Kurds and discusses protests with prime minister (Reuters)
SUCCESSFUL PROCEDURE: U.S. begins deporting asylum seekers back to Guatemala under new policy (Hot Air)
“POLITICAL ANNIHILATION”: Hong Kong elections seen as win for pro-democracy candidates after massive turnout (Fox News)
RAPE, BRAINWASHING, AND TORTURE: Secret documents reveal how China mass detention camps work (Associated Press)
POLICY: Why Big Business loves global warming (Capital Research Center)
POLICY: Modernized missile defense is vital to counter Iran, North Korea threats (Issues & Insights)
HUMOR: BREAKING: White House involved in stunning plot of murder and bribery — UPDATE: Never mind. It was during the Obama administration. Deleting. (The Babylon Bee)
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