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Jordan Candler / August 10, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

Inflation bomb, military vaccine mandate, Rashida Tlaib’s double standard, and more.

Government & Politics

  • Inflation bomb: Chuck Schumer announces “agreement for final passage” of infrastructure bill (Fox Business)

  • Free community college, preschool, and amnesty for millions: Senate unveils $3.5 trillion budget plan (Washington Examiner)

  • Mitch McConnell says GOP won’t help Dems finance “socialist shopping list” in debt-ceiling standoff (National Review)

  • Defense secretary to mandate non-FDA-approved COVID vaccine for U.S. military by September 15 (Fox News)

  • Double standards: Rashida Tlaib seen dancing at indoor wedding without mask after slamming Rand Paul for “throwing a tantrum as his state is being swallowed whole by this virus” (NY Post)

Around the Nation

  • Chicago cops turn their backs to Mayor Lightfoot after two officers shot, one fatally (Fox News)

  • “There’s no compromise”: Governor Andrew Cuomo making futile attempt to avoid impeachment (NY Post) | Here are the charges Cuomo could face (Fox News)

  • How scared is Gavin Newsom of Larry Elder? The governor is cleaning trash off streets for photo ops ahead of narrowing recall election (Washington Examiner)

  • What could possibly go wrong? Oregon governor signs bill suspending math and reading proficiency requirements for high school graduates (Fox News)

  • Florida school officials could lose salaries over mask mandates (Washington Examiner)

Other Notables

  • Identity politics didn’t go over well in the Census: “Experts” puzzled by high rate of unanswered questions (AP)

  • Job openings jump to record high 10.1 million (Breitbart)

  • Eight things children are more likely to die from than COVID-19 (FEE)

  • Tokyo Olympics ratings spiral by 42%, spelling trouble for traditional TV (Axios)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: The Democrats’ radical $3.5 trillion agenda (National Review)

  • Policy: The case against the Senate infrastructure agreement (National Review)

  • Satire: Obama’s massive birthday party concludes with fireworks reading, “Stay home, stay safe” (Babylon Bee)

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