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Iran protests, Taiwan election, FISA abuse, Texas refugees, and more.

Media Editors · Jan. 13, 2020

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)

World


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)

Closing Arguments


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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