Friday Top News Executive Summary

Job growth soars, U.S. tax burden drops, Bloomberg's anti-gun plan, and more.

Media Editors · Dec. 6, 2019

Above the Fold

IMPEACH THE JOB CREATOR! Jobs growth soars in November as payrolls surge by 266,000 (CNBC)

MEANWHILE… Trump’s tax cuts reduce U.S. burden to one of the lowest in the world (Fox Business)

Government & Politics

WHERE IMPEACHMENT STANDS: House sets up Monday hearing to glean evidence on Trump impeachment (The Hill)

STRATEGY: How House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy and his team tamed impeachment (Washington Examiner)

NOTHING TO SEE HERE: Mueller witness bragged about access to Clintons secured with illegal campaign cash, says Justice Department (Yahoo News)

TAKING UP BETO’S MANTLE: Michael Bloomberg unveils radical anti-freedom plan attacking Second Amendment rights (The Daily Wire)

MOVING TO THE LEFT: A sign of just how far left Democrats have moved under Trump: “Moderate” Joe Biden wants tax hikes twice as big as what Hillary Clinton proposed in 2016 (Reason)

FOX LAWSUIT: Playboy model Karen McDougal sues Fox News for defamation over alleged Trump affair (NBC News)

National Security

SEEKING COMMITMENTS: Texas Democrats urge Pelosi to press for border security as part of USMCA deal (National Review)

UPRISING: State Department Iran envoy calls protests “the worst political crisis the regime has faced in its 40 years” (National Review)

Closing Arguments

POLICY: We do not need to expand Social Security (National Review)

POLICY: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program changes promote work (American Enterprise Institute)

HUMOR: Get 100 “Epstein” lights that don’t hang themselves for $19.99 (Genesius Times)

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