FBI Memos Raise Deep Questions About Russia/Trump Intel Assessment – Sara A. Carter

The FBI had concerns with the intelligence community’s (IC) January 2017 assessment that the Kremlin interfered in the presidential election with the specific intent of electing President Trump over Hillary Clinton. via Pocket
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President Trump’s Iran Sanctions Working – Opinion – Jerusalem Post

Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. via Pocket
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Trump Tries Something Surprising: Self-Control

Eyebrows were raised in Washington when President Trump responded to an allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The president didn’t mention the accuser. via Pocket
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Trump & Midterm Elections — President Should Be Cautious | National Review

The key is for the president to be comparatively cautious. The current standing of the Democrats in the midterm election polls is a levitation. Their record when they had the administration was poor. via Pocket
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Mike Pompeo: We remain the world’s most generous nation

I am proud that one of America’s greatest qualities is our steadfast generosity and willingness to welcome families who have faced circumstances most of us cannot fathom, including war and ethnic cleansing. via Pocket
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The Ocasio-Cortez vs. Cynthia Nixon Paradox: Can Democrats Overcome Their Political Schizophrenia by November? | Vanity Fair

Polarization makes a lot of decisions easier, because all you have to do is pick a team and follow the rules. That’s true in matters of both culture and politics, and every week seems to reveal yet more personalities, once lively and independent, who’ve joined the ranks of the pod people. via Pocket
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Can US-China trade war rivalry reverse the worst economic trends in both countries? | South China Morning Post

The door for compromise and restoring a functional relationship between the United States and China appears to have closed. The 10 per cent tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese goods, rising to 25 per cent from January 1, is the final straw. There will be more negotiations to come. via Pocket
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How much evidence do we need to destroy Brett Kavanaugh’s life? – The Washington Post

By Marc A. Thiessen Columnist focusing on foreign and domestic policy Bio Follow Columnist September 20 at 6:44 PM How much evidence is required to destroy a person’s life? Christine Blasey Ford has accused Brett M. via Pocket
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Media must set higher standard for reporting career-ending accusations | TheHill

If the events around Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford are any indication, the American news consumer — simply looking for facts presented in a nonpartisan manner — appears to be permanently screwed. via Pocket
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Trump’s Great Wall of Tariffs | The National Interest

Late Monday, President Donald Trump announced tariffs on “roughly $200 billion of imports from China.” These tariffs are on top of the ones imposed this summer on $50 billion of products from that country. The new round of tariffs go into effect September 24 at the 10 percent rate. via Pocket
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