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Jordan Candler / May 26, 2021

Wednesday Executive News Summary

Kristen Clarke approved for DOJ, Biden ditches “Buy American,” Amazon sued, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Racist Kristen Clarke confirmed as civil rights chief at Justice Department (Free Beacon)

  • Jen Psaki says U.S. will defer to WHO on further investigation into COVID-19 origins (National Review) | For the record: Biden admin shut down Trump-era probe into COVID lab leak theory (Daily Caller) | COVID origin dissent was “suppressed” by intelligence community, House GOP report finds (Washington Times)

Government & Politics

  • Biden ditches “Buy American” with plan to outsource metals supply chain (Breitbart)

  • DC attorney general sues Amazon on antitrust grounds, alleges it illegally raises prices (CNBC)

  • Republicans plan to send Biden nearly $1 trillion infrastructure counteroffer (CNBC)

  • Steve Bannon’s fraud case dismissed after months of haggling over Trump pardon (Washington Post)

Culture & Heartland

  • Tennessee governor signs measure banning Critical Race Theory instruction (The Hill)

  • Gavin Newsom ordered to pay $1.35 million in settlement with LA-area church over discriminatory COVID restrictions (Fox News)

  • From Mickey Mouse to Tony the Tiger, woke brands improperly target kids for Pride Month (Daily Signal)

  • Credit where it’s due: “60 Minutes” runs explosive segment featuring young “transgender” individuals who decided to reverse course (Daily Wire)

  • New home sales fell 5.9% in April after big March gain (AP)

“Non Compos Mentis” Award

  • John Cena irrationally issues apology to China in Mandarin after calling Taiwan a country (USA Today)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Woke takeover of U.S. military endangers us all (Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Democrats’ inflation is a major tax hike on the poor (The Federalist)

  • Satire: John Cena apologizes to China by body-slamming a Uighur muslim (Babylon Bee)

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