Jordan Candler / January 19, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

Melania’s farewell message, Biden cabinet fight, Democrats’ Capitol fence hypocrisy, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Melania Trump says “violence is never the answer” in farewell message (Examiner)

Government & Politics

  • Congress gears up for fight over Joe Biden’s cabinet nominees (Fox News)

  • Biden to propose eight-year citizenship path for immigrants (AP)

  • Wobbly Senator Joe Manchin: “I really do” support deplatforming Republicans (Daily Wire)

  • For the record: There’s a lot Biden won’t be able to do with a 50/50 Senate (Hot Air)

  • Democrats publish bill to install Capitol fence despite claiming walls don’t work (National Pulse)

  • FBI and DOJ knew there was no Russia collusion by spring of 2017 (Washington Times)

  • Lincoln Project funneled over $10 million to its own founders’ companies (National Pulse)

Big Tech & Media

  • Facebook and Google allegedly cut a deal that reduced ad competition (Engadget)

  • Parler CEO “confident” platform will be back “by the end of the month” (Examiner)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Anti-capitalist Ibram X. Kendi pads bottom line with Netflix deal (Free Beacon)

  • Portland “defund police” activists have vandalized commissioner’s home seven times in three months (Hot Air)

  • New York University professor attributes black Trump support to “multiracial whiteness” (PJ Media)

We’re Shocked — Shocked!

  • Poll: Many in U.S. don’t see link between racism and health outcomes (UPI)

  • China’s 2020 coal output rises to highest since 2015, undermining climate pledges (Reuters)

“Captain Obvious” Headline Award

  • China “could have acted more quickly” in dealing with COVID, WHO declares (Daily Mail)

Odds and Ends

  • U.S. surpasses 400,000 COVID deaths nearly one year after nation’s first confirmed case (NBC News)

  • China’s economy grew 2.3% in 2020 — no doubt augmented by its cornering the PPE market (UPI)

  • Caravan of illegal immigrants says Biden will help them (Post Millennial)

  • The states Americans headed to the most in 2020: Tennessee, Texas, and Florida (CNBC)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Biden’s foolish sabotage of the Keystone pipeline (National Review)

  • Policy: Where do conservatives go from here? (Issues & Insights)

  • Humor: Biden to build giant sandcastle along entire coastline to fight rising sea levels (Genesius Times)

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