September 25, 2020

Friday Executive Summary

Collusion delusion exposed, Durham probe update, voter fraud, and more.

Collusion Delusion

  • Christopher Steele dossier’s main source was investigated by FBI as a “threat to national security” from 2009-2011 (Washington Examiner)

  • “Trump was right”: Explosive new FBI texts detail internal furor over handling of “Crossfire Hurricane” investigation (The Federalist)

  • FBI official on Robert Mueller’s team said Michael Flynn prosecution had “get Trump” attitude, collusion probe was “not there” (Fox News)


  • John Durham reviewing FBI handling of Clinton Foundation investigation (Washington Examiner)

  • Grandstanding Democrats to introduce “Supreme Court Term Limits” bill (The Washington Times)

  • President Trump signs executive order on preexisting conditions (WBTV)

  • “Vote him out!” Trump and First Lady booed by miscreants as they pay respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg (The Daily Wire)

  • Perpetually moving the goal posts: Leftists who claim 2016 was “hacked” warn of Trump “stealing” 2020 then panic over “legitimacy” (The Federalist)

Voter Fraud

  • Military ballots found in the trash in Pennsylvania — all were Trump votes (PJ Media)

  • DOJ orders Pennsylvania county to change ballot practices after “troubling” findings (Fox News)

  • Ballot mischief also crops up in Wisconsin and Texas (The Daily Wire)

Around the Nation

  • Texas governor announces proposals for harsher penalties to those involved in riots (CBS DFW)

  • Ohio police tase woman for not wearing a mask at an outdoor middle-school football game (Hot Air)

The Latest on COVID-19

  • New wave of cases builds in the U.S. (The Hill)

  • Is the official COVID-19 death toll accurate? Evidence suggests it’s not, but either way, it’s a distraction (Issues & Insights)

National Security

  • Iranian drones track U.S. warships in Persian Gulf (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Terror probe opened into Paris knife attack; incident was near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo (Fox News)

Other Notables

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Has the Paycheck Protection Program succeeded? (Brookings)

  • Policy: Hot air and the offshore wind industry (RealClearEnergy)

  • Humor: Watch dudes come running when their wives play the Monday Night Football theme song (Not the Bee)

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