Monday Top News Executive Summary
Iran protests, Taiwan election, FISA abuse, Texas refugees, and more.
Above the Fold
“THE SUPREME LEADER IS A MURDERER”: Iran opens fire on demonstrators. Protesters chant: “Our enemy is right here; they lie to us that it’s America.” (The Daily Wire)
DESPICABLE: No Senate Democrats support measure praising military for killing Soleimani. All GOP senators supported same resolution about Bin Laden during Obama years. (The Daily Wire)
NO HIDING IT: Iran admits it “unintentionally” shot down Ukrainian jetliner (The Washington Times)
NO CAPITULATING: Taiwan’s president reelected as voters back tough China stance (CNBC)
Government & Politics
BOOKER OUT: Cory Booker drops out of the presidential race (NBC News)
POLITICAL THEATER: House Democrats block hazardous-substance measure to protect unborn children (The Washington Free Beacon)
TAKING ON UNIONS: Trump administration rolls back Obama-era “joint employer” rule (Washington Examiner)
SORRY NOT SORRY: FBI director apologizes to FISA court — not Carter Page — for warrant application abuses (The Daily Wire)
Culture & Heartland
“TEXAS HAS CARRIED MORE THAN ITS SHARE”: Gov. Greg Abbott says state will not accept new refugees (The Hill)
RECIPROCITY UNDER FIRE: Virginia gun proposal puts concealed-carry agreements with other states in jeopardy (Washington Examiner)
BRAINWASHED: Shocking number of young Americans say other countries are better than the U.S. (The Daily Wire)
POLICY: The FISA court is complicit in the FBI abuses it’s raising Cain over (The Federalist)
POLICY: Climate change: No one left to defend the camels (American Enterprise Institute)
SATIRE: “The View” audience applauds Hitler after revelation he never voted for Trump (The Babylon Bee)
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