Jordan Candler / January 12, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

25th Amendment resolution, impeachment article, Big Tech censorship grows, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • House to vote (probably today) on futile 25th Amendment resolution against Trump (NPR)

  • Impeachment resolution cites Trump’s “incitement” of Capitol riot (NPR)

  • President Trump acknowledged to Kevin McCarthy that he bears some blame (Fox News)

Big Tech

  • Twitter suspends more than 70,000 QAnon-linked accounts (Fox News)

  • Facebook banning all mentions of “stop the steal” ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration (Examiner)

  • Facebook suspends Ron Paul following column criticizing censorship (FEE)

  • Parler sues Amazon for suspending app from cloud service (Fox Business)

  • YouTube rival Rumble sues Google for “unfairly rigging” search algorithms (Fox Business)

  • Stripe stops processing payments for Trump campaign website (Fox Business)

Cancel Culture

  • Wave of companies cut off donations — much of it to GOP (The Hill)

  • Trump dropped by biggest lender Deutsche Bank for future business (Reuters)

  • Cumulus Media threatens to fire conservative radio hosts who suggest election was stolen (Examiner)

  • Biggest gun forum kicked off the Internet without explanation (The Federalist)

For the Record

  • Several Capitol Police officers suspended for misconduct (Examiner)

  • Outgoing Capitol Police chief says request for National Guard backup was denied six times (Examiner)

  • Fallen officer Brian Sicknick was a Trump supporter (NY Post)

  • Could Trump face impeachment trial after leaving office? Seven things to know (Daily Signal)

  • The riot is not a political blank check for Democrats (Examiner)

Double Standards

  • Six videos of Democrats calling for violence or physical confrontations that are still active on Twitter (Examiner)

  • Twitter hasn’t suspended these accounts or tweets that incite violence (The Federalist)

  • Bill Gates bids for largest private jet firm weeks before publishing his climate change book (Disrn)

Elsewhere in Politics

  • Trump, Pence meet for first time since Capitol riot to discuss final days of administration (Fox News)

  • DHS Secretary Chad Wolf resigns due to “recent events” (National Review)

  • New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he won’t accept Presidential Medal of Freedom (NBC News)

National Security

  • Justice Department pursues at least 150 suspects in Capitol riot (NY Times)

  • State Department designates Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism (National Review)

  • Trump approves emergency declaration for DC ahead of Biden inauguration (Fox News)

The Latest on COVID-19

  • Trump administration makes sweeping changes to speed up pace of vaccinations (The Hill)

Faith in Humanity

  • Bible podcast tops Apple charts as most downloaded in 2021 so far (Disrn)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Free speech is a value, not just a right (National Review)

  • Policy: Three conservative principles for education (Newsweek)

  • Humor: Trump hides nuclear codes in Bible where Pelosi will never find them (Babylon Bee)

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