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Monday Top Headline Summary by Media Editors: Eighteen million views. That’s what the Washington Examiner says has been accrued by “a video of actress Ellen Page blaming President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence for the alleged assault on ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett.” There’s just one huge problem: “The number takes on new significance ……

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Trump targets already-approved $8 billion to build 234 miles of steel border wall by Anna Giaritelli {washingtonexaminer.com} ~ The White House plans to use $8 billion in previously-appropriated funding to build 234 more miles of barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of the national emergency order President Trump issued Friday… according to senior administration officials.…

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Friday Top Headline Summary by Media Editors: The omnibus spending deal received President Donald Trump’s signature this morning. The president simultaneously declared a national emergency, which will be the foundation for seeking another $8 billion in border-barrier funding. There is no question that this battle will soon move to the courts. “Amazon announced Thursday it…

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Thursday Top Headline Summary by Media Editors: The ball officially gets rolling today on the bipartisan budget agreement reached earlier this week. “Lawmakers filed a broad border security spending bill early Thursday that is expected to clear Congress by the end of the day,” the Washington Examiner reports. Expectations are that President Donald Trump will…

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Wednesday Top Headline Summary by Media Editors: President Donald Trump is reportedly leaning toward tolerating this week’s budget deal — a House vote is slated for Thursday — but that doesn’t mean he’s acquiescing to the deal’s lackluster allocation of border-barrier funding. According to The Daily Caller, “Trump said Tuesday that he is ‘looking over…

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Tuesday Top Headline Summary by Media Editors: Impasse defeated? “Three people familiar with Congress’ tentative border security deal tell The Associated Press that the accord would provide $1.375 billion to build 55 miles of new border barriers. That’s well below the $5.7 billion President Donald Trump demanded to build over 200 miles of wall along…

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It’s always helpful when advocates for ever larger government remind us of how utterly unnecessary bigger government – and its advocates – actually are. We just saw – and will soon see again – a percentage of the federal government’s approximately 850,000 “non-essential personnel” get furloughed due to a government shutdown. I don’t call them…

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Did the ones tossing a fit about the emoluments clause of the Constitution supposedly being violated by President Trump get similarly jacked out of shape over Secretary of State Hillary Clinton profiting from the Uranium One deal or contributions made by certain regimes with notorious human rights records to the Clinton Foundation? On the one…

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Monday Top Headline Summary by Media Editors: If life seems better lately, it’s not just your imagination. “The public’s quality of life has improved sharply in the past two years,” Investor’s Business Daily reveals. The IBD/TIPP Quality of Life Index, which averaged 53.7 when Barack scumbag/liar-nObama was in the Oval Office, is now appreciably higher…