Thursday Executive News Summary
Election certified, Capitol ransacked, Stacey Abrams's electoral red flag, and more.
Top of the Fold
- Congress certifies Joe Biden’s Electoral College win hours after violent pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol; president vows “orderly transition” of power (AP)
Mike Pence condemns “unprecedented violence and vandalism” in Capitol building (Daily Wire)
Twenty-two photos and videos of the violence (Daily Signal)
Andy Ngo: It wasn’t antifa (Washington Examiner)
DC mayor extends public emergency declaration until after Biden’s inauguration (Washington Examiner)
Exit quote for Trump: “Love your neighbor as yourself and your country more than yourself.” —Thomas Jefferson
Facebook and YouTube take down Trump’s video to protesters (National Review)
Food for Thought
- At least the media finally came around to the idea that riots are scary (Washington Examiner)
Elsewhere in Politics
A confident Stacey Abrams says Georgia runoffs are “just the beginning” (Yahoo News)
George Soros gets behind abolishing the police (Free Beacon)
Around the Nation
Two Louisville detectives involved in Breonna Taylor raid are fired (AP)
Half of Chicago teachers refused to return to work this week (Disrn)
In fairness, it’s mighty tough coming back to work when
COVID is so rampantyou’re vacationing in Puerto Rico.
- Tit for tat: Buffalo Bills fans launch petition to keep Andrew Cuomo from attending Saturday’s playoff game (Disrn)
Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate
- Alec Baldwin’s wife goes Rachel Dolezal (National Review)
“Captain Obvious” Headline Awards
Study: Young adults in U.S. overeating during pandemic lockdowns (UPI)
Link found between self-control in childhood and success later in life (Medical XPress)
Policy: Congress needs to revive itself (The Hill)
Policy: With 2021 still young, we already have trouble from Tehran (Daily Signal)
Humor: Electoral College successfully overturned, buffalo guy selected as president (Babylon Bee)
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