–The Wall Street Journal
“Democrats and the media for three years used a fog of facts and speculation to lull America into forgetting there was never a shred of evidence of Trump-Russia collusion. They flooded the zone with another flurry of scattershot claims in their campaign against Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Republicans might bear these tactics in mind as they confront the left’s new impeachment push,” Kimberly Strassel writes.
Why Can’t Dems Treat Trump as Fairly as Republicans Did Bill Clinton?
–New York Post
“Pelosi’s Democrats are rushing to a final impeachment vote before Thanksgiving. They’re deposing witnesses behind closed doors and denying Republicans fair time to ask questions and the right to call their own witnesses,” the New York Post editorial board writes. “Instead, they’re leaking negative info and withholding favorable facts.”
Official response: Read the White House’s letter to House Democrat leaders.
Border Apprehensions Down for Fourth Consecutive Month
“Border officials apprehended just over 52,000 migrants at the southern border in September—another drop in numbers for the fourth consecutive month,” Adam Shaw reports. In recent months, President Trump has negotiated deals with Mexico and Central American countries to reduce the flow of illegal immigrants into the United States.
Vice President Pence: We Need the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement For Trade
–The Arizona Daily Star
“While the last administration saw America lose 200,000 manufacturing jobs, since President Trump’s election, we’ve seen more than half a million manufacturing jobs created all across America,” Vice President Mike Pence writes. Once passed, “USMCA will add more than $68 billion to our economy and create another 176,000 American jobs.”
Democrats are Wrong. Middle-Class Incomes Surging – Thanks to Trump Policies
“Middle-class incomes, after adjusting for inflation, have surged by $5,003 since Donald Trump became president in January 2017,” Steve Moore writes. “In the seven and a half years that Barack Obama was president, and not including the end of the recession, which Obama inherited, incomes inched up by $1,043 (June 2009 – January 2019).”
Melania Trump Breaks Ground on New Tennis Pavilion at White House
“First lady Melania Trump announced on Tuesday afternoon that she had—ceremonial shovel in hand—marked the start of construction for a new White House tennis pavilion on the South Lawn,” Kate Bennett reports. “Thank you to all who will help in making this legacy piece possible for future first families,” the First Lady wrote on Twitter.
President Trump Keeps Promise to Tame Bureaucracy that Runs Roughshod Over Americans
“When President Trump took office in 2017, he promised the American people that he would clean up Washington’s regulatory overreach. He pledged to make government accountable to the people. And he has made good on his promises by driving the largest deregulation effort since President Reagan took office over 30 years ago,” Acting White House Management and Budget Director Russ Vought writes.