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Media Editors / January 9, 2020

Thursday Top News Executive Summary

Pelosi pressured, Schiff sued, border injunction lifted, Iran propaganda, and more.

Above the Fold


“SEND THEM OVER”: Senators Dianne Feinstein and Joe Manchin join Democrats pressuring Pelosi to send impeachment articles to Senate (Fox News)

“THE LAWSUIT SEEKS ALL SUBPOENAS”: Watchdog group suing Adam Schiff over release of private phone records (The Daily Wire)

National Security


$3.6 BILLION IN MILITARY FUNDS: Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifts injunction against border-wall funds (National Review)

PROPAGANDA: Iranian TV reports a different version of missile attack on U.S. bases in Iraq (USA Today)

WAR BY OTHER MEANS: Texas facing 10,000 potential cybersecurity attacks from Iran per minute, Gov. Greg Abbott says (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

EPIC FAIL: Those who can’t find Iran on a map (and there are plenty of them) are less likely to support the strike on Soleimani (Washington Examiner)

JUSTICE: Mexican national who killed Brian Terry has been sentenced to life in prison (Townhall)

Health & Culture


NEARLY 3,000 DEATHS AND COUNTING: 2020 on track to be worst flu season in decades (The Hill)

WELCOME NEWS: Cancer death rates drop by largest amount on record (Axios)

SEEKING ANSWERS: Judge orders Google to turn over Jussie Smollett’s emails (Associated Press)

Closing Arguments


POLICY: Why repealing the 1991 and 2002 Iraq war authorizations is sound policy (The Heritage Foundation)

POLICY: Banning dollar stores to prevent food deserts is unjust (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

HUMOR: “He was a great man”: Deceased Iranian General Soleimani surges into fourth place in Democratic primary race (Genesius Times)

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