Daily Show Prep: Tuesday, Dec. 5


John Conyers’s son, John Conyers III, to run for Michigan Congressional seat – CBS News

Embattled Rep. John Conyers, D-Michigan, has announced Tuesday that he is retiring and has endorsed his son, John Conyers III to run for his seat. Conyers’ lawyer confirmed that the retirement is effective immediately.

Another Democrat revealed to have used congressional sex harassment ‘slush fund’ – TheBlaze

Another Democrat has been revealed to have used the controversial Congressional “slush fund” in 2006 to cover up sexual harassment allegations — Rep. Gregory Meeks of New York.

Federal probe into House technology worker Imran Awan yields intrigue, no evidence of espionage – The Washington Post

“As of right now, I don’t see a smoking gun,” Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.) told Politico in March. “I have seen no evidence that they were doing anything that was nefarious.”

Clinton Aides Also Lied To Embattled Mueller | The Daily Caller

Neither of the Clinton associates, Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin, faced legal consequences for their misleading statements, which they made in interviews last year with former FBI section chief Peter Strzok.

Doomsday Will Not Follow Repeal of Obamacare’s Individual Mandate

Congressional repeal of Obamacare’s individual insurance mandate penalty is not tantamount to pressing the button on the doomsday machine.

No, the FCC Isn’t ‘Overturning Net Neutrality’ – Hit & Run : Reason.com

In truth, the Obama administration-era “Open Internet Order” (OIO) that the FCC is overturning has little to with “net neutrality” at all. In fact, the OIO would still allow internet service providers (ISPs) to block content—to say nothing of the many non-ISP tech companies that can and do openly suppress access to content.

Mexican deported from US 20 times gets 35 years for assaults on women | Fox News

A Mexican man who was deported from the United States more than a dozen times was sentenced Friday in Oregon to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to sodomy, kidnapping, sex abuse and other charges in separate attacks on two women.

‘SUPER EMBARRASSING’: BuzzFeed Reporter Shocked That Lefty Academics, Media Historians Share More Fake News Than Trump Supporters

When your allies in the media and academia turn out to be more gullible than you imagine Trump supporters are, well, as the BuzzFeed reporter writes in all caps, it is “SUPER EMBARRASSING”.

DHS Announces Lowest Number of Illegal Border Crossings In Years

This Tuesday the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that 2017 had seen one of the lowest rates of illegal border crossings in recent history, as well as significantly more arrests of those who attempted to smuggle illegal contraband into the country.

Michelle Malkin | » ABC News boss SHOCKED chronically biased, error-prone reporter botched Trump story

If you run a news operation, here’s the number one warning sign that you’re always on the verge of having to issue an embarrassing retraction: You employ Brian Ross. And yet, this guy seems stunned and completely at ease blaming everybody else on his staff for Ross’s headfirst dive into an empty “fake news” pool:

Celebrate Prohibition Repeal Day With Beer Co | The Daily Caller

Every year people across America celebrate the repeal of the 18th Amendment, which banned alcohol across the United States.

Trump White House Weighing Plans for Private Spies to Counter “Deep State” Enemies

The creation of such a program raises the possibility that the effort would be used to create an intelligence apparatus to justify the Trump administration’s political agenda.