Jordan Candler / Mar. 5, 2020

Thursday News Executive Summary

Coronavirus funding deal, Pelosi’s dirty secret, Chuck Schumer’s threat, and more.

Above the Fold


SCALPED: Elizabeth “Fauxcahontas” Warren to drop out of 2020 race (National Review)

Coronavirus


MONETARY ASSISTANCE: House passes roughly $8 billion bipartisan emergency funding deal (NBC News)

PELOSI’S “DIRTY LITTLE SECRET”: She held back coronavirus funding bill so DCCC could run Super Tuesday ads against GOP (RedState)

LIFE CARE CENTER QUANDARY: As U.S. virus death toll hits 11, feds investigate nursing home near Seattle (AP)

GOLDEN STATE PROTOCOLS: California declares state of emergency after first death (The Sacramento Bee)


National Security


“THREATENING STATEMENTS OF THIS SORT … ARE DANGEROUS”: Chief Justice John Roberts rebukes Chuck Schumer for comments about Kavanaugh and Gorsuch (CNN)

AIDING HEZBOLLAH: Defense Department linguist in Iraq charged with espionage, shared secret names with romantic interest (CNBC)

OH, BY THE WAY: FISA court bans officials involved in Carter Page wiretaps from seeking surveillance (Washington Examiner)


Culture


PARENTS WEREN’T NOTIFIED: Wisconsin high school closes gender-neutral bathroom after alleged sexual assault (MRCTV)

THESE PEOPLE VOTE: Woman discovers plant she’s been watering for two years is actually plastic (Fox News)


Closing Arguments


POLICY: There is no “conservative case” for labor unions (Misrule of Law)

POLICY: Trump’s immigration policies and border wall are working (Issues & Insights)

HUMOR: Paid mourners weep as Michael Bloomberg exits primary (The Babylon Bee)

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