National Headlines 1-15-18

Tech Founder: Middle America Is Too ‘Violent, Stupid And Racist’ For New Jobs (Daily Caller)

GOP senators eager for Romney to join them (The Hill)

GOP leaders face most difficult shutdown deadline yet (The Hill)

What’s the Matter with California? (PJ Media)

Lawsuit Claims Surgeon At West Haven Veterans Affairs Hospital Left Scalpel In Patient (Hartford Courant)

Nafta Trio to Gather in Davos as Negotiations Resume in Canada (Bloomberg)

The battle to shut down Obama’s presidential center (Washington Examiner)

NAACP Says MLK’s Vision Can’t Be Achieved Without Fighting Global Warming (Daily Caller)

Worker who sent out Hawaii missile alert is reassigned (New York Post)

Iowa lawsuit pits gay rights against religious freedom (Associated Press)

Christie leaving governor’s office as Democrat takes over (Washington Post)