Jordan Candler / June 25, 2021

Friday Executive News Summary

Pelosi’s partisan January 6 committee, Dems’ bait-and-switch, Milley defends CRT, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Biden DOJ to sue Georgia over voting restrictions integrity (CNBC)

  • Nancy Pelosi, feigning “great solemnity and sadness,” announces select committee to investigate January 6 assault on Capitol garner leverage for the midterm and 2024 elections (ABC News)

  • Bait-and-switch: President Biden, bipartisan group of senators reveal $953 billion infrastructure deal (AP) | However, Pelosi (and Biden) say no to Senate compromise on infrastructure without House reconciliation (NY Post)

Government & Politics

  • Lawmakers make progress on policing overhaul but strike no deal before Senate vacation (Washington Times)

  • CDC again extends eviction moratorium a month (AP)

  • Rudy Giuliani is suspended from practicing law in New York (CNBC)

National Security

  • Intel analysis: Afghan government could collapse six months after U.S. troops withdraw (The Hill) | U.S. to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan (AP)

  • U.S. to admit asylum-seekers whose cases were closed during the Trump administration (CBS News)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Joint Chiefs Chair Gen. Mark Milley defends teaching Critical Race Theory at West Point (NY Post)

  • New York adds third gender option to birth certificates and licenses (The Hill)

  • American Medical Association endorses the removal of sex as a designation on birth certificates (Not the Bee)

  • Brandeis University lists “policeman” and “congressman” on “oppressive” language list (Fox News)

Around the Nation

  • Number of missing in Surfside, Florida, condo collapse rises to 159 (Miami Herald)

  • Key inflation indicator posts biggest year-over-year gain in nearly three decades (CNBC)

  • Judge allows stripped-down Fulton County ballot review case to move forward (Washington Examiner)

  • America’s continued move toward socialism: Just half of younger Americans now hold a positive view of capitalism (Axios)

  • Hospitals are not complying with price transparency rules (Washington Examiner)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Stop extending the eviction moratorium (AEI)

  • Policy: How fiat money changes culture (Mises Institute)

  • Humor: Emperor Palpatine urges citizens to give up their blasters since they’d need a Death Star to beat the empire (Babylon Bee)

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