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Thursday Top News Executive Summary

U.S. embassy attacked, Trump awarded, GOP gaining House seats, and more.

Media Editors · Jan. 2, 2020

Above the Fold

PROXY WAR: Iran-backed militiamen withdraw from U.S. embassy but Iraq tensions linger (Associated Press)

THANKS, OBAMA: In 2011, Obama met with one of the leaders in Baghdad embassy attack (PJ Media)

Government & Politics

CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM: Trump honored with “Bipartisan Justice Award” by black leaders (The Western Journal)

TOO GOOD TO IGNORE: CBS News reporter highlights minority improvements under Trump as most underreported story (The Daily Wire)

MASSIVE: Bernie Sanders tops Democrat field with massive $34.5 million haul in fourth quarter (ABC News)

MORE MASSIVE: Trump camp raises $46 million in final quarter; reelect team says impeachment drove best haul to date (The Washington Times)

MAGA: Trump beats own record for fewest new regulations issued in a year (The Washington Times)

POLITICAL FUTURES: New census data suggests previous report wrong: Republican states gaining seats in Congress (The Daily Wire)


PRESENTED IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER: The 24 most absurd PC moments of the 2010s (National Review)

DECADE OF DEBT: Federal debt up more than $10 trillion in 2010s (

Closing Arguments

POLICY: A New Year’s revolution for Iran (Issues & Insights)

POLICY: GOP should “double down” on tax cuts 2.0 (The Heritage Foundation)

SATIRE: Hillary Clinton slams Trump for not taking a more “hands-off” approach to embassy attack (The Babylon Bee)

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