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Jordan Candler / Oct. 23, 2020

Friday Executive Summary

Debate roundup, remdesivir approved by FDA, NatSec report card, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Hunter Biden business associate’s text messages indicate meeting with Joe Biden (Fox News)

  • Judiciary Committee votes to subpoena Twitter and Facebook CEOs following attempts to suppress Hunter Biden story (National Review)

Final Debate

  • In more-civil debate, Joe Biden still on the defense (Washington Examiner)

  • Memo to swing state of Pennsylvania: Biden pledges “transition” from oil industry (Washington Examiner)

  • Trump grills Biden on fracking. Biden tells him to prove it with video. Trump does just that. (The Daily Wire)

  • Biden: “My son has not made money in … China.” Fact check: PANTS ON FIRE. (PJ Media)

  • Biden: “Not a single person on private insurance” lost it under ObamaCare. Fact check: FALSE. (PJ Media)

  • Biden says $15 minimum wage will “bail out” small businesses. Analysis found that minimum wage hike would kill two million jobs. (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Biden sells COVID fear; Trump sells COVID optimism (The Daily Wire)


  • NPR says it won’t cover Hunter Biden news because it’s a “waste” of time (Washington Examiner)

  • Trump releases unedited video of contentious “60 Minutes” interview (NBC News)

Elsewhere in Politics

  • What could possibly go wrong? Socialist Bernie Sanders makes a play for Biden labor secretary (Politico)

  • Lincoln Project boosted Iranian disinformation that claims Proud Boys group intimidated voters (Disrn)

  • At least 47.1 million have voted nationwide, and there are still 11 days until Election Day (The Washington Post)

The Latest on COVID-19

  • At least 14 states have a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations (The New York Times)

  • Factors that could lead to long-term issues (New York Post)

  • Remdesivir receives full FDA approval to treat coronavirus (Disrn)

  • The pandemic has led to a “national mental health crisis,” APA survey finds (The Daily Signal)

National Security

Stranger Than Fiction

  • National Abortion Rights Action League slammed for tweet blasting “family separation” (Disrn)

  • Biden falsely says America “had a good relationship with Hitler” (Disrn)

Other Notables

  • Third-degree murder charge dismissed against Derek Chauvin, but he still faces second-degree charges in the death of George Floyd (National Review)

  • Iran ordered to pay Robert Levinson’s family $1.4 billion (Sharyl Attkisson)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Iran is targeting the Strait of Hormuz. The world needs to take heed. (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Trump’s four-year national security report card: As, Bs, Cs, and several incompletes (Washington Examiner)

  • Humor: Democrats insist Biden was actually a Republican when he committed those crimes (Genesius Times)

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