Jordan Candler / August 5, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Cuomo facing impeachment votes, election cheating concern, AOC’s phony photo-op, and more.

Government & Politics

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo facing impeachment votes from majority of NY Assembly if he doesn’t resign (Fox News)

  • Real estate and landlord groups file legal salvo to stop Biden administration’s new eviction moratorium (Washington Post)

  • Election cheating surges to top domestic issue; most (74%) want photo ID (Washington Examiner)

  • “Infrastructure” bill would require alcohol monitors for all new cars (Free Beacon) | President Biden to announce target for 50% electric vehicle sales as he unveils stricter emissions rules (Washington Examiner)

Big Tech Oligarchs

  • Facebook boots New York University disinformation researchers off its platform and critics cry foul (NPR)

  • YouTube suspends Sky News Australia for year-old videos about masks and COVID-19 (Daily Caller)

National Security

  • Mexican government sues U.S. gun manufacturers for “the unlawful trafficking of their guns to drug cartels and other criminals in Mexico” (Washington Examiner)

  • Cartels earn up to $6 billion a year from smuggling migrants (Washington Times)

  • U.S. plans to require COVID-19 shots for foreign travelers (Fox News)

  • ATF nominee David Chipman failed to disclose 2012 Chinese state TV hit used as propaganda by the communist state (Fox News)

  • Taliban claim attack on defense minister’s compound (Reuters)

Double Standards Awards

  • AOC masks up for photo-op — instantly removes it after (PM)

  • Climate Czar John Kerry’s family jet has taken 16 flights this year alone (Fox News)

Other Notables

  • NBC’s Summer Olympics ratings are in free-fall (CNN Business)

  • Mission accomplished: Washington Football Team bans headdresses and face paint in new fan policies (Washington Times)

  • The calm before the storm: NOAA forecasts above-average Atlantic hurricane season (Washington Examiner)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: The incredible shrinking infrastructure pay-fors (AEI)

  • Satire: Andrew Cuomo announces new book on how to treat women with dignity and respect (Babylon Bee)

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