Jordan Candler / Apr. 29, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Biden’s rose-colored vision, Tim Scott’s rebuttal, charges in Ahmaud Arbery case, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • President Biden lays out rose-colored vision for “rebuilding” America through slew of policy proposals in first joint address (Fox News) | Fact-checking seven of Biden’s claims (Daily Signal)

  • Read Senator Tim Scott’s powerful response (Daily Signal) | “Uncle Tim” slur trends on Twitter after his snowflake-triggering rebuttal (Fox News)

Government & Politics

  • When will the FBI raid the homes of Joe and Hunter Biden? Feds raid Rudy Giuliani apartment in Ukraine investigation (Fox News)

  • Republicans call for long-overdue investigation into John Kerry (Daily Caller)

  • DOJ quietly drops Trump-era policy to withhold federal money from sanctuary cities (Insider)

  • Double standards: Epoch Times congressional press credentials revoked while Chinese state-run media remains (PM)

  • YouTube oligarchs censor Dan Bongino’s interview with Donald Trump (Bongino.com)

  • Samantha Power confirmed by Senate to lead USAID (Axios)

Culture & Heartland

  • Andrew Brown Jr. body-cam video public release delayed by 30 days (Fox News)

  • Justice Department indicts three on hate crime charges in death of Ahmaud Arbery (AP)

  • “Socialist” Seattle councilmembers are now worth millions (FEE) | Meanwhile, more than 200 Seattle police officers have quit over the last year (Fox News)

Stranger Than Fiction

  • “Creature” terrorizing Poland town turns out to be a croissant stuck in a tree (Fox News)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Principles for a conservative infrastructure alternative (National Review)

  • Policy: Biden’s proposed education spending spree is untenable and unaffordable (Heritage Foundation)

  • Policy: With COVID advice, CDC too often ignores science (Daily Signal)

  • Satire: CDC now recommends wearing a seat belt even when you’re outside the vehicle (Babylon Bee)

  • Related satire: Yellowstone says it may soon let buffalo stop wearing masks (Babylon Bee)

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