Political Editors / August 23, 2021

Monday Executive News Summary

Afghanistan fallout, Babbitt killer exonerated, border disaster, deadly TN flooding, and more.

Rolling Disaster in Afghanistan

  • Harris laughs when asked about Americans stranded in Afghanistan (Washington Examiner)

  • Blinken fails to defend Biden when asked directly about competence (Daily Wire)

  • No one fired for Afghanistan disaster (Axios)

  • U.S.-wanted leader of notorious terrorist group back in Kabul (CNS News)

  • Afghanistan’s Christians, small in number, have gone underground (Washington Times)

  • British Parliament unloads on Biden: “Biden may have condemned the world to Chinese domination in future” (Daily Wire)

Government & Politics

  • Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt exonerated in internal probe (NBC News)

  • Biden admin quietly dismisses thousands of amnesty cases (Washington Times)

  • Border Patrol warn of morale collapse (Washington Examiner)


  • 22 killed in TN flooding (WSMV)

  • Biden trying to push enhanced jobless benefits past deadline (Just the News)

  • 61% of Americans paid no fed income tax in 2020 (CNBC)

  • China passes 3-child policy hoping to reverse demographic crisis (Breitbart)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Afghans and Americans need a plan of action (American Enterprise Institute)

  • Humor: “We don’t have the capacity to collect large numbers of people,” says administration with thousands of kids in cages (Babylon Bee)

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