Jordan Candler / March 25, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

9th Circuit targets guns, states sue Biden administration, new Cuomo scandal, and more.

Government & Politics

  • Americans have “no right” to carry guns in public, 9th Circuit Court wrongly says (Washington Times)

  • President Biden finally delivers first press conference tonight (Examiner)

  • Kamala Harris — who recently laughed about visiting the border — given lead role over it (Examiner)

  • Thirteen states sue Biden administration over federal oil and gas leasing ban (Daily Caller)

  • Dezinformatsiya: NBC News takes heat for sharing wildly contradictory statistics on mass shootings (Disrn)

  • Double standards: Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s sister gets cushy government job despite Biden’s “no family members” pledge (National Pulse)

Around the Nation

  • Top New York health officials told to prioritize COVID testing for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s relatives (Times Union) | Meanwhile, Chris Cuomo is off this week as CNN avoids the report (Fox News)

  • Once held hostage by teachers unions, West Virginia just passed the nation’s broadest Education Savings Account program (The Federalist)

  • As predicted, a significant 5.6 percentage point increase in homeschooling rates in Fall 2020 (Census.gov)

  • Virginia, with second-most executions, outlaws death penalty (AP)

National Security

  • China-based hackers used Facebook to target Uighurs abroad with malware (The Guardian)

  • North Korea test-fires ballistic missiles (AP)

Other Notables

  • Workers file 684,000 jobless claims, fewest since the pandemic began (NY Post)

  • AstraZeneca confirms strong vaccine protection after U.S. rift (AP)

  • Dr. “Rachel” Levine is the new assistant health secretary (CBS News)

  • Suez Canal blocked by large vessel caught in heavy winds, delaying shipping worldwide (Disrn)

“Non Compos Mentis” Award

  • Illinois state senator who sponsored “no cash bail” law upset that man who threatened him with a gun was released on $,1500 “affordable bail” (TTAG)

Stranger Than Fiction

  • Kamala Harris to discuss “empowering women” with womanizer Bill Clinton (White House Dossier)

American Spirit

  • Seventeen-year-old from Montana becomes youngest American ever to earn a doctorate (Not the Bee)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Tax hikes now will kneecap the economic recovery (Heritage Foundation)

  • Policy: Abolish the corporate income tax (City Journal)

  • Humor: Jen Psaki plays morning round of dodgeball to prepare for press conference (Babylon Bee)

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