02/15/2019 05:10 CDT


TRUMP TO SIGN SPENDING BILL AND DECLARE NATIONAL EMERGENCY FOR ADDITIONAL BORDER FUNDING; MCCABE ADMITS TOP FBI AND JUSTICE OFFICIALS PLOTTED COUP AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP


TODAY’S TOP TEN

TRUMP TO DECLARE NATIONAL EMERGENCY ON BORDER

CONGRESS APPROVES BORDER DEAL AND TRUMP says he’ll sign and declare national emergency to get more funds. Associated Press.

DISGRACED FORMER FBI OFFICIAL ANDREW MCCABE admits top government officials plotted coup against President Trump. The Federalist.

FBI TESTIMONIES ON CARTER PAGE FISA reveal broken oversight process. Jeff Carlson.

U.S. SENATE CONFIRMS WILLIAM BARR AS Attorney General on 51-45 vote. National Review.

AMAZON BACKS OUT OF NEW YORK HEADQUARTERS project because of liberal opposition. Breitbart.

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY PLANS TO BROADCAST LIVE 4D ultrasounds on giant screen in Times Square, NYC. TheBlaze.

PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR CAPITALISM IS GROWING despite Democratic Party lurch leftward. Fox News.

FIVE BIG REASONS WHY THE CALIFORNIA high-speed rail project collapsed. Michael Bastasch.

MAJORITY OF CALIFORNIANS WANT TO LEAVE state, new poll indicates. Breitbart.

STUDENT CHARGED WITH WIRETAPPING FOR LIVE streaming meeting at Maryland Congressman’s office. Baltimore Sun.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • I dated a Democrat and probably never will again. Fox News.
  • Manchin: Green New Deal a “dream,” not reality. Free Beacon.
  • Eric Holder: I’d vote for me. NTK Network.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Hungry bear goes for ride on back of North Carolina garbage truck. WRAL 5 Raleigh.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@RealJamesWoods) So are Supreme Court decisions now being decided by law clerks? #WheresRuth Tweet.
  • (@GayPatriot) Imagine also if the holdover Bush FBI had aggressively organized and tried to get the new Obama cabinet to remove him via the 25th Amendment in 2009. Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • ABC: ‘EMPIRE’ ACTOR STAGED ATTACK? HATE OR HOAX? Drudge.