Jordan Candler / Jun. 15, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

Biden’s bumbling summit, McCarthy’s “crisis” warning, Chinese spies probed, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Joe Biden bumbles his way through G7 summit (Free Beacon)

  • President snaps at reporter, repeatedly warns he’ll “get in trouble” with staff (Daily Wire)

  • Media ignores Biden’s tradition-breaking attack against GOP while abroad (Fox News)

Government & Politics

  • Kevin McCarthy warns “our country is in crisis” in letter to GOP caucus (National Review)

  • Kamala Harris loyalists think border crisis was “a sh—ty assignment because the president doesn’t want to do it himself” (Daily Caller)

  • Justice Department will toughen rules for seizing lawmakers’ data (NY Times)

  • Feds investigating Chinese spies’ early return to U.S. ahead of COVID travel ban (Free Beacon)

  • Senate confirms DC Circuit nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Merrick Garland (Washington Post)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • New Jersey school district wipes holidays off calendar to be “inclusive and equitable” (Washington Times)

  • Survey: Most teachers who have heard of Critical Race Theory support it (The Federalist)

  • North Korean defector says “even North Korea was not this nuts” after attending Ivy League school (Fox News)

Around the Nation

  • Georgia investigating Fulton County ballot drop box forms from 2020 election (Washington Examiner)

  • North Carolina’s COVID emergency order extended through July (Washington Examiner)

  • Number of small businesses has fallen nearly 40% due to lockdowns (Bongino.com)

  • Suicide attempts among adolescents inevitably skyrocketed during pandemic (Daily Caller)

Around the World

  • New Israel prime minister rightfully says renewing Iran nuclear deal a “mistake” (Just the News)

  • No rest for the weary: Chinese nuclear plant likely leaking near 126 million people (AMN)

Odds & Ends

  • NY Times retracts claim that smeared The Babylon Bee as “far-right misinformation” (PM)

  • Oil prices reach highest level in over two years as demand rebounds (Fox Business)

  • On the other hand, lumber prices post biggest-ever weekly drop with buyers balking (Bloomberg)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Civics studies: Why they matter, what parents and teachers think, and how they can reclaim truth (Heritage Foundation)

  • Humor: In honor of “Pride Month,” Biden announces he will also sniff men’s hair (Babylon Bee)

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