Friday Executive News Summary
Biden’s lackluster viewership, FDA menthol ban, rioter fined, antifa threat, and more.
Government & Politics
Mike Pence’s publisher, Simon & Schuster, refuses to cancel memoir after staff protest (The Guardian)
FDA announces plans to ban menthol cigarettes (NY Post)
Senate confirms former Bill Nelson to head NASA (Fox News)
Feds investigating “directed energy” attack near White House in November (AMN)
Navy will fall far below mandated 355 ships as China churns out war vessels (Washington Examiner)
China nuclear buildup faster than expected, U.S. now believes (Washington Times)
Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate
Rioter fined $12 million for helping set fire to Minneapolis police station during “mostly peaceful” BLM riots (Daily Wire)
In chilling video, antifa doxes and threatens to kill Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler (PJ Media)
Consumer-fueled economy pushes GDP to annualized 6.4% first-quarter gain (CNBC)
DOJ was going to arrest Derek Chauvin in court if jury found him innocent (Daily Wire)
Illinois judge finds Firearm Owner Identification Card unconstitutional (Center Square)
Policy: Qualifying the debate over qualified immunity (Newsweek)
Policy: The ideal capital gains tax rate: zero (Forbes)
Satire: Washington Post calls Biden a “very Catholic president who worships Satan” (Babylon Bee)
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