Required Reading – July 6th Evening Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Kruta: Secretary Pompeo Took A Gift Along To Kim Jong Un Meeting — And It’s Pure Donald Trump

“From Chosen:  ‘The ‘Rocket Man’ CD was the subject of discussion during Trump’s lunch with Kim, and Trump asked Kim if he knew the song and Kim said no. ‘Trump remembered the conversation and told Pompeo to take a CD with the song for Kim.'”

Read more at Daily Caller.

Williams: Trump’s trade war escalates as tariffs slam Chinese imports

“The Trump administration took the most significant steps to date Friday in a brewing trade war that businesses fear will wound the economy, push up consumer prices and spur job losses. The Office of the United States Trade Representative officially imposed tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods and is considering another $16 billion within the next two weeks. President Trump has threatened to increase the overall amount of as much as $500 billion. China warned that the new tariffs violate rules set by the World Trading Organization and said the actions ‘launched the largest trade war in economic history to date.'”

Read more at Washington Examiner.

Lifson: Iran has completely stopped harassing US ships now that strong Trump replaced weakling Obama

“For all the concessions President Obama was offering Iran for his ‘nuclear deal’ — $150 billion, for instance – Iran treated the US with contempt, harassing and even taking into custody US ships in the Persian Gulf. The adage that weakness is provocative was proven true . . . But that’s nothing but a humiliating memory now that America has a president who won’t stand for it: . . .”

Read more at American Thinker. 

VIDEO: Gowdy to Schiff: GOP doesn’t give a damn what you think

Jul. 05, 2018 – 9:08 – “On ‘Hannity,’ the Republican sounds off on the Democrat calling him one of the ‘four horsemen of this apocalypse.'”

Watch at Fox News.

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