Jordan Candler / Mar. 16, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

Terror suspects eye the border, infrastructure partisanship, WaPo’s BIG Lie, and more.

Top of the Fold

“People on the terrorist watch list have been nabbed trying to cross the border as part of the latest surge of migrants, congressional Republicans revealed during a trip to the border Monday. They said agents reported having caught migrants from Yemen, Iran and Sri Lanka amid the much larger numbers of Haitians, Central Americans and others. … The lawmakers said smuggling organizations are using the massive numbers of regular migrants to create chaos, sending large groups over to overwhelm and distract Border Patrol agents.”

  • Unity! Lefty lawmaker acknowledges Democrats will exploit procedural tactic to pass massive infrastructure bill without Republicans (Daily Caller)

“Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin admitted Monday that Democrats will pass a future infrastructure bill through the budget reconciliation process. … The budget reconciliation process allows the Senate to pass legislation via a simple majority vote, avoiding the possibility of a filibuster. … Democrats are considering a new infrastructure package that would center [around] renewable energy.”

Government & Politics

  • From the Department of Corrections: Washington Post admits it fallaciously quoted Trump in phone call with Georgia’s secretary of state — a call that still shouldn’t have been made (NY Post)

Addendum: “Video shows the entire leftist media repeating the ‘find the fraud’ hoax.” —PM

Odds & Ends

  • God “cannot bless sin”: Vatican follows Bible, says it can’t bless same-sex marriage (Christian Post)

  • Two men charged with assaulting Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick with chemical spray; autopsy results still have not been released (Fox News)

  • “Incredible potential to taint the jury pool”: Defense in Derek Chauvin trial asks judge to delay the trial following $27 million settlement (AP)

  • “A purely precautionary measure”: Major European nations suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine due to a few dozen reports of blood clots (AP)

  • Columbia University joins 75-some schools hosting segregated graduation ceremonies (Daily Wire)

Stranger Than Fiction

  • Washington man arrested for allegedly stealing 400-pound slide, mounting it to child’s bunk bed at his home (Fox News)

Heartwarming

  • Previously paralyzed toddler walks out of hospital, and it’s exactly what you need to see today (Disrn)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Border crisis: Incompetence or part of the president’s plan? (Daily Signal)

  • Policy: How to end Biden’s fake climate apocalypse (American Spectator)

  • Humor: Woman who thought being a princess was too hard wants to run for president (Babylon Bee)

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