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Jordan Candler / Apr. 23, 2021

Friday Executive News Summary

“Hate crimes” and DC statehood bills, BLM storms Oklahoma Capitol, Whitmer lies, and more.

Government & Politics

  • What attacks, and by whom? Senate passes anti-Asian hate crimes bill (Axios)

  • House passes bill to make DC the 51st state generate more Democrat congressional seats (Daily Caller)

  • GOP senators unveil $568 billion infrastructure counteroffer (CBS News) | But naturally, spendthrift Democrats are unimpressed (Roll Call)

  • Good call: Tim Scott to deliver Republican rebuttal to Biden’s congressional address (Axios)

National Security

  • GOP baseball shooting survivors rip “suicide by cop” whitewash, make appeal to FBI (Fox News)

  • Useless UN elects women’s rights abuser Iran to women’s rights commission (Free Beacon)

  • Chinese Communist Party tied to new hack attacks targeting U.S. government (Axios)

  • UK Parliament wisely declares China’s treatment of Uyghurs to be genocide (Axios)

  • Russia orders troops to withdraw from Ukraine border after buildup that alarmed West (NBC News)

Around the Nation

  • Who incited this insurrection? BLM storms into Oklahoma Capitol (Daily Caller)

  • Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer lied about interstate traveling (Fox News)

  • Discrimination: Minneapolis’s George Floyd Square gives particular instructions for whites (Examiner)

Health

  • Preliminary data show no safety concerns for pregnant women receiving COVID vaccines (AAP News)

  • California’s public universities to require COVID-19 vaccinations for fall term (UPI)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Standing against Critical Race Theory (American Mind)

  • Policy: The Pentagon can’t afford to go green at warfighters’ expense (Daily Signal)

  • Humor: John Kerry proposes tax on breathing to fight climate change (Genesius Times)

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