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Wednesday Executive News Summary

SCOTUS’s wrong eviction ruling, “Civilian Climate Corps” bill, NYC primary botched, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • So much for property rights: Supreme Court leaves CDC eviction moratorium in place (AP) | California extends eviction moratorium while sitting on federal funds intended to cover people's rent (Daily Wire)

Government & Politics

  • AOC is shoving a $70 billion “Civilian Climate Corps” bill through Congress (Daily Wire)

  • House votes to remove Confederate busts and statues effigies of Democrats from the Capitol (Fox News)

  • Celebrating Founding Fathers is “structural racism,” National Archives stupidly says (Daily Signal)

  • Dumb and dumber: State Department to allow passport applicants to select gender without medical documentation (Washington Examiner)

  • President Biden won’t (even though he should) be denied Communion at his DC church (Washington Examiner)

Economy

  • Home prices rise at 14.6% — the fastest annual pace ever (Breitbart)

  • Thanks, Biden: Gas prices hit seven-year high ahead of July 4 (NY Post)

  • Only about 10% of job seekers say they’re actively and urgently looking for work (Axios) | Employers desperate for workers turning to signing bonuses (Washington Examiner)

National Security

  • Venezuelans are crossing the U.S. border in record numbers (Axios)

  • U.S. troops come under fire in Syria after strikes against Iran-backed militias (Reuters)

  • Top U.S. general says security in Afghanistan deteriorating (Washington Times)

  • Russia secretly launched a new ICBM around time of Biden-Putin summit (AMN)

  • NSA says Tucker Carlson “has never been an intelligence target of the Agency,” which Carlson calls “infuriatingly dishonest” (PM)

Around the Nation

  • We’re shocked — shocked! Board of Elections botched NYC mayoral primary results by including “test” run (NY Post)

  • California adds five states to state-funded travel restriction list over social integrity legislation (Washington Examiner) | “States should not penalize other states because of policy differences”: Republican-led states blast California travel ban (Fox News)

  • Oakland to divert $17.4 million from police budget (The Hill) | “This will make it tougher”: Oakland police chief laments reallocation of police funding (Bay City News)

  • Pacific Northwest bakes under once-in-a-millennium heat wave (CBS News)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Using CARES Act funds for worker reemployment (AEI)

  • Policy: Positioning America’s public health system for the next pandemic (BPC)

  • Humor: Athlete so oppressed by America that she’s representing America in the Olympics (Babylon Bee)

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