National Headlines 1-14-19

ABC’s Jon Karl: People Close to Mueller Say His Report ‘Certain to Be Anti-Climactic’ (Mediaite)

The FBI’s Investigation of Trump as a ‘National Security Threat’ is Itself a Serious Danger. But J. Edgar Hoover Pioneered the Tactic (The Intercept)

Conservative Groups Targeted in Lois Lerner’s IRS Scandal Receive Settlement Checks (Daily Signal)

Both parties aim to woo defectors as shutdown drags on (Politico)

Bernie Sanders to meet with former campaign staffers about 2016 harassment issues (CNN)

Bernie Sanders picks a new fight over a $15 minimum wage as he explores running for president in 2020 (CNBC)

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Trump’s appointment of Whitaker as acting attorney general (Washington Examiner)

Tulsi Gabbard under fire for past anti-gay remarks amid 2020 bid, says she has since ‘evolved’ (FOX News)

Joe Lieberman ramps up feud with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York Post)

Obama Border Patrol chief: Agents arrest ‘rapists, murderers, gang members every single day’ (Washington Examiner)

PG&E Plans To File For Bankruptcy Over Possible Liability In California Wildfires (NPR)