1. 323. 772. Today’s news:
WH announces “hard deadline” of March 1 for completion of US-China trade deal to avoid escalation of tariffs.
ICE arrests 105 in NJ as new AG Gurbir Grewal announces rules restricting the state’s cooperation with federal authorities.
WH reverses criticism, calls for Pentagon to submit $750 billion budget proposal for FY2020.
US, Russia side with Saudi Arabia, Kuwait in watering down approval of UN climate change report.
WH considering Mark Meadows after Nick Ayers declines offer to replace Chief-of-Staff John Kelly in the new year.