Jordan Candler / July 1, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Trump addresses Biden’s border, House creates 1/6 committee, Trump Org indicted, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Donald Trump addresses Joe Biden reversing border security policies (Fox News) | Trump op-ed: I built the wall; Biden built a humanitarian catastrophe (Washington Times)

Government & Politics

  • House votes 222-190 to create select committee to investigate exploit January 6 attack (CBS News)

  • Trump Organization, CFO indicted by Manhattan grand jury (CNBC) | CFO Allen Weisselberg surrenders (AP)

  • “Not a healthy environment”: Kamala Harris’s office rife with dissent (Politico)

National Security

  • Migrant deaths rising in summer surge, rescues by border agents soaring (Washington Times)

  • One hundred years of ChiCom tyranny: On anniversary, China’s Xi Jinping warns Taiwan on independence, sends message to West (Fox News)

  • We’re shocked — shocked! Wuhan virologist who worked on bat coronaviruses tied to military (Fox News)

Around the Nation

  • Updated NYC vote counts give Eric Adams narrow lead following invalid ballot debacle (Daily Caller)

  • Judge blocks Florida Big Tech law that would fine social media oligarchs (Washington Examiner)

  • UNC trustees approve tenure for 1619 Project architect/race-baiter Nikole Hannah-Jones (Herald Sun)

  • Lori Lightfoot claims “racism and sexism” driving criticism over Chicago crime wave (Daily Wire)

  • San Jose to tax gun owners, will unconstitutionally confiscate firearms for noncompliance (Fox Business)

Other Notables

  • Vaccinated people safe from delta variant and other COVID-19 mutations (Washington Examiner)

  • Historic Northwest heat wave may have killed hundreds (AP)

  • NCAA policy change paves the way for athlete compensation (OutKick)

  • Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by Pennsylvania court (Fox News)

  • Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dead at 88 (Daily Wire)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Fact-checking the fact-checkers: What anti-Critical Race Theory legislation actually does (Daily Signal)

  • Humor: Concerns about election integrity after Biden wins 80 million votes for NYC mayor (Babylon Bee)

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