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Tuesday Executive News Summary

Hope for pro-lifers, door opens for red-flag challenges, Space Force commander removed, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Giving pro-lifers hope: Supreme Court to weigh major rollback of abortion (NY Post) | Jen Psaki says the most Catholic president ever is “committed to codifying" Roe v. Wade (National Review)

  • Supreme Court sides with Rhode Island man fighting gun seizure (Free Beacon), which opens the door for gun owners to challenge "red flag" laws (Daily Wire)

Government & Politics

  • Biden’s HUD to let illegal immigrants use taxpayer funds for public housing (Washington Times)

  • Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to sex-trafficking charges (Fox News)

National Security

  • Venezuelans are showing up in record numbers at Mexican border (Washington Examiner) | Sex offenders also surge into the U.S. (Washington Times)

  • Space Force commander removed for accurately saying Marxism is infiltrating the military (NY Post)

  • "Woke” Apple working with Chinese government to censor and surveil its citizens (Daily Caller)

Odds & Ends

  • Andrew Cuomo got $5.1 million for COVID book despite nursing home scandal (NY Post) | Meanwhile, the governor laughs and jokes when asked about sex with subordinates (NY Post) | For the record: Accuser claims Cuomo has “pattern of misconduct” in new op-ed (Washington Examiner)

  • Israel-Gaza conflict continues to intensify; rockets reported from Lebanon (Fox News) | Israeli strike kills Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander (Washington Times) | U.S. approves $735 million weapons sale to Israel per new report (AMN)

  • Parler back on Apple App Store after months-long ban (PM)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Pipeline cyberattack shows Jones Act is a threat to national security (Daily Signal)

  • Policy: A disaster entirely of Biden’s making (Washington Examiner)

  • Satire: Latest science now says we all must wear masks to prevent global warming (Babylon Bee)

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