Jordan Candler / August 4, 2021

Wednesday Executive News Summary

Cuomo under fire, Twitter enlists Leftmedia, CDC reverses course, and more.

Cuomogate

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women in violation of state and federal law, New York AG finds (Fox News)

  • Cuomo’s signature on document attesting he took sexual harassment training course was fabricated (Daily Caller)

  • Albany DA criminally investigating Cuomo (CNBC)

  • President Biden and Speaker Pelosi call on the governor to resign (CBS News)

Government & Politics

  • CDC reverses course, issues new eviction ban for most of the U.S. through Oct. 3 (AP)

  • CDC extends Trump-era policy that allows migrants to be expelled over COVID concerns (USA Today)

  • Twitter enlists Associated Press for fact-checking help despite record of journalistic flubs (Just the News)

National Security

  • Federal judge pauses Texas COVID-19 migrant transport order (Washington Examiner)

  • Biden starts major shakeup of ICE operations amid prediction of more migrant releases (Washington Times)

  • Taliban emboldened by its battlefield success in Afghanistan (Washington Times)

Around the Nation

  • Gun-grabbing Rochester, New York, mayor faces child endangerment and firearm charges (NRA-ILA)

  • New York City to require vaccination for indoor activities (The Hill)

  • Missouri governor pardons the McCloskeys, the armed couple that confronted BLM protesters outside their home (AMN)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • “Muppet Babies,” which targets three- to eight-year-olds, introduces a “transgender” princess (Not the Bee)

  • California YMCA hosts pornographer to teach children art (The Federalist)

Other Notables

  • Chris Cuomo drafted a statement for his embattled brother (National Review)

  • Barack Obama scales back plans for 60th birthday bash amid coronavirus concerns deserved criticism (Fox News)

  • Biden vaccine rule sets stage for onslaught of lawsuits (The Hill)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Nine things to know about the Senate’s $1.1 trillion infrastructure bill (Daily Signal)

  • Humor: Biden scrambles to renew eviction moratorium before Kamala Harris throws him out of the White House (Babylon Bee)

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