Wednesday Top News Executive Summary
Impeachment's next phase, Ukraine-aid explanation, migrant rule blocked, and more.
Above the Fold
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE GETS SET: Democrats push impeachment to next phase with Dec. 4 hearing (Associated Press)
PRESIDENT NOTIFIED: Trump knew about whistleblower complaint before Ukraine aid released (The Wall Street Journal)
Government & Politics
EXPLANATION: Trump: Here’s the real reason I held back money from Ukraine and blocked impeachment testimony (The Daily Wire)
I’LL SUE YA: House Democrats sue Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross over “brazen obstruction” of census subpoenas (National Review)
MIGRANT REQUIREMENT STALLED: Federal judge blocks Trump health insurance rule for immigrants (Fox News)
ANTI-TRUMP HIT JOB: New Fusion GPS info confirms the special-counsel probe was a hit job (The Federalist)
HARDBALL: U.S. to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists (Reuters)
PLAYING RIGHT INTO HIS HANDS: Vladimir Putin endorses 2020 Democrats energy policy (Washington Examiner)
Heartland & Economy
UNSUSTAINABLE: U.S. birth rate falls for fourth year in a row (NBC News)
PERPETUALLY GREAT: Dow scores 100th record close under Trump (Fox Business)
POLICY: Native American health scandal shows why government-run care can be deadly (The Federalist)
POLICY: Is armed security the solution to mass shootings? (RealClearPolicy)
HUMOR: Trump pardons racist turkey with bigoted ideologies and ties to Putin (NPC Daily)
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