Jordan Candler / May 27, 2020

Wednesday News Executive Summary

Pelosi sued, insider-trading update, Dems’ economic dread, and more.

Above the Fold

  • “A dereliction of our duty as elected officials”: House Republicans sue Speaker Nancy Pelosi in bid to stop unconstitutional proxy voting (Fox News)

  • Justice Department closes insider-trading investigations of Senators Dianne Feinstein, Kelly Loeffler, and James Inhofe; Richard Burr inquiry continues (NPR)

Government & Politics

  • “We are about to see the best economic data we’ve seen in the history of this country”: The general-election scenario that Democrats are dreading (Politico)

  • Twitter is fact-checking Trump’s tweets using fake-news outlets WaPo and CNN (The Daily Wire)

  • YouTube censors criticism of China; site automatically deletes terms used by regime critics (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Richard Grenell declassifies slew of Russia probe files, as John Ratcliffe takes helm as DNI (Fox News)

  • U.S. ahead of schedule in cutting Afghanistan troop strength; just 8,600 remain (Reuters)

Business & Economy

  • Salaries get chopped for many Americans who manage to keep their jobs (Bloomberg)

  • Reopening optimism fuels stock-market surge (Washington Examiner)

Culture & Heartland

  • Four Minneapolis cops fired over black man’s death (National Review)

  • Memorial Day weekend shootings leave 10 dead in Chicago — the most since 2015 (AP)

  • Illinois Democrats bank on a congressional bailout; state budget relies on billions in federal assistance (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Obfuscation: New York health website deletes Governor Andrew Cuomo’s order linked to nursing-home fatalities (Fox News)


  • Birds of a feather flock together: WHO praises Communist China for “very consistent message” of “openness” in virus investigation (Washington Examiner)

  • China wants to keep COVID tracking system in place permanently, fold it into social-credit system (The Daily Caller)

  • Despite confiscation, New Zealand sees most gun crime in a decade (NRA-ILA)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Donald Trump is right to dump the Open Skies Treaty (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: The space business is about to get really serious (American Enterprise Institute)

  • Satire: California Governor Gavin Newsom reassures public that the church of the state is still open during lockdown (Genesius Times)

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