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West Wing Reads for 9/11/17

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Each day we round up the best stories the West Wing is reading and share them with you.

West Wing Reads

"US marks 9/11 anniversary with resolve, tears and hope"

- Jennifer Peltz & Karen Matthews, Associated Press

On the 16th anniversary of 9/11, AP reports on the personal stories and ceremonies taking place today. Rob Fazio has come to the place where his father, Ronald Carl Fazio, and thousands of others died September 11th. “‘I’ll come every year for the rest of my life,’ the son said. ‘It’s where I get my strength.’” President Trump spoke at the Pentagon telling extremists that “America cannot be intimidated,” and Vice President Mike Pence delivered remarks at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
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The New York Post editorial board praises the President’s deal with Congressional leaders to shift the debate over the debt limit and government funding to later in the year, saying “Trump avoided having Washington locked in another inside-baseball battle when so many Americans are suffering” from Hurricane Harvey and Irma.

In The Washington Times, economist Stephen Moore highlights the progress the economy has made on growth, jobs, and wealth creation since the election, saying that the President “has shifted the economy and wealth creation into a faster gear” by ending “Washington D.C.’s war against business.”

The New York Times features President Trump’s “fundamental repurposing of the federal bureaucracy to promote conservative social priorities.” Among those issues the President is taking aim at, are allowing more firearms on federal lands, eliminating funding to international groups that provide abortions, and cracking down on sanctuary cities.

As the Election Integrity Commission meets tomorrow, at Fox News, columnist John Fund writes that the new information about out-of-state residents voting in New Hampshire on election day suggests these voters could have affected the outcome of the state’s Senate race and the Presidential election.