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Thursday, October 24, 2019
These Are Stories That Demand Your Attention Now
“Bombshell. The walls are closing in … That’s more or less been the unanimous chorus in the impeachment press since Tuesday,” The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes.
The problem? The left’s media narrative relies on nothing but opening statements from their hearings—and leaks from Democrats themselves.
“The self-described goal of Mr. Schiff’s hearings is to impeach and remove from office a President elected by 63 million Americans. This requires more transparency and public scrutiny than Mr. Schiff’s unprecedented process of secret testimony, followed by selective leaks to the friendly media to put everything in the most anti-Trump light, in order to sway public opinion.”
“Hours after President Donald Trump announced at the White House that Turkey has agreed to a cease fire in Syria, he boarded Air Force One” en route to Pittsburgh, where he addressed a major conference on shale energy production, Megan Tomasic and Natasha Lindstrom report for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “Nobody does it better than the hard-working men and women of Marcellus shale country,” he said.
“First lady Melania Trump embarked on her first solo visit to Capitol Hill Wednesday to discuss the opioid crisis with a bipartisan group of lawmakers,” Marina Pitofsky reports in The Hill. “The event marked the one-year anniversary of the signing of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, which provides funding for training surrounding the opioid crisis, as well as for care.”
This week, Second Lady Karen Pence spoke at a Military Spouse Employment Partnership induction ceremony, "bringing in 42 new employers who have pledged to recruit, hire and retain military spouses," Karen Jowers reports in the Military Times. “The Military Spouse Employment Partnership is so important to reducing the unemployment rate among our military spouses,” Mrs. Pence said.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump are in Wichita, Kansas, where they’ll visit today with some of the city's aviation workers, KAKE News reports. “After the roundtable, a group of Wichita-based aviation companies will sign the Pledge to America's Workers, including Spirit AeroSystems.”