Jordan Candler / August 3, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

Eviction pressure, Obama’s B-Day bash, record encounters at the border, and more.

Government & Politics

  • White House tells states to prevent evictions, as Democrats in the House — where the authority actually resides — press the Biden administration to act (Just the News) | President Biden ignores Speaker Pelosi’s call to extend eviction ban despite Supreme Court opinion (Fox News)

  • “Imagine if this was for Trump”: Barack Obama birthday bash for hundreds draws jeers amid Delta outbreaks (NY Post) | Jen “Circle Back” Psaki dodges on whether Obama is setting a bad example (Daily Wire)

National Security

  • Authorities likely encountered 210,000 illegals trying to cross the border in July (Washington Examiner) | New record surge of migrant children at border finds Biden team flat-footed (Washington Times)

  • Better late than never: State Department expands eligibility for refugee program for Afghans amid rise of Taliban violence (CBS News)

  • Order for mandatory COVID vaccines again puts Pentagon in cultural crosshairs (Washington Times)

Around the Nation

  • Andrew Cuomo — who didn’t like COVID-negative-only admission in nursing homes — urges businesses to adopt “vaccine-only admission” (National Review)

  • Washington, DC, murders surpass coronavirus deaths in July by nearly 3:1 ratio (Fox News)

  • LA Unified School District illegally kept millions in funds from Catholic schools (Washington Examiner)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Canada upsets U.S. kneeling losers in women’s soccer (AP) | Men’s soccer team makes country proud, unlike women’s team (Free Beacon)

  • We’re shocked — shocked! “Transgender” weightlifter “Laurel” Hubbard exits Olympic competition early after failing on all three attempts (Yahoo)

Other Notables

  • China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID outbreak spreads (Fox News)

  • Senator Lindsey Graham reports breakthrough COVID infection (Washington Times)

  • Seventy percent of U.S. adults now have at least one vaccine dose (ABC News)

  • Fourth police officer who responded to January 6 attack dies by suicide (The Hill)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: An eviction moratorium lesson from, and for, the Supreme Court (National Review)

  • Policy: A guide to long-term strategic thinking for parents who oppose CRT in school (The Federalist)

  • Humor: Megan Rapinoe has nightmare of winning a medal and having to hear the U.S. anthem play (Babylon Bee)

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