Friday Executive News Summary
Pelosi’s epic Jan. 6 fumble, Milley fails to impress, Cuba sanctioned, and more.
Top of the Fold
Government & Politics
An end-run around freedom of speech: Senator Amy Klobuchar proposes stripping Section 230 protections for “health misinformation” (Washington Examiner)
Justice Department launches gun “strike forces” in five major Democrat-run cities (Washington Times)
Pelosi reiterates the double-cross: No bipartisan infrastructure bill without reconciliation package (Fox Business) | House GOP seeks budget caps as check to President Biden’s “harmful spending agenda” (Washington Times)
Credit where it’s due: Biden sanctions Cuban regime after crackdown on protesters (Politico)
Jobless claims (419,000) show surprise gain, well above expectations (CNBC)
The housing market frenzy may have peaked (Morning Brew)
COVID cases jump by 55% in week (Daily Signal)
Around the Nation
Michigan legislature yanks emergency powers that enabled Governor Whitmer’s tyranny (The Federalist)
Clinton appointee blocks West Virginia law banning biological males from girls sports (Washington Times)
Racism. Solved. Cleveland Indians to change name to Cleveland Guardians (MLB Trade Rumors)
Never discussed business, eh? Hunter Biden was arranging for VP Joe to quit politics and start a DC “swamp” consultancy firm together (Daily Mail)
House rightly votes to increase the number of visas for Afghans who have helped U.S. troops. (NY Times)
Policy: Three tips for spending COVID-19 funds in evidence-based ways (AEI)
Policy: What will China do if its interests in Africa are threatened? (1945)
Satire: CNN airs hourlong PSA on warning signs of dementia (Babylon Bee)
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