Tuesday Top News Executive Summary
William Barr leery, digital-tax fallout, ethical lapses at Chicago PD, and more.
Above the Fold
DIGITAL-TAX FALLOUT: Trump administration proposes tariffs on $2.4 billion in French goods (The Hill)
Government & Politics
OPEN-ENDED WITCH HUNT: Democrats quietly debate expanding impeachment articles beyond Ukraine (The Washington Post)
PASSING THE BATON: Senate confirms Dan Brouillette as Trump’s pick to replace Energy Secretary Rick Perry (Fox News)
PAYBACK: Trump campaign bans Bloomberg News from events over “troubling and wrong” decision to investigate Trump but not his political opponents (Fox News)
“ETHICAL LAPSES”: Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson fired by Mayor Lori Lightfoot a few weeks before his planned retirement (Fox News)
GUILTY: California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter says he will plead guilty to corruption charges (The Mercury News)
TROUBLE BREWING? The Supreme Court heard its first gun-rights case in years. It might be a misfire. (The Daily Caller)
DRAINING THE SWAMP: Betsy DeVos has cut 600 staff positions at the Department of Education (Washington Examiner)
NO DENYING IT: Iran admits to murdering protesters in cities across the country (Townhall)
POLICY: The London terrorist attack shows rehabilitative justice doesn’t work (The Federalist)
POLICY: An agenda for the intangible economy (City Journal)
“HUMOR”: Democrats fly dozens to Spain to learn about how to pollute less (Genesius Times)
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