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Jordan Candler / September 3, 2021

Friday Executive News Summary

Poor jobs report, Biden excoriates SCOTUS, FDA officials step down, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Jobs report disappoints — only 235,000 positions added vs. expectations of 720,000 (CNBC)

  • President Biden rips SCOTUS, orders federal crackdown on Texas over “heartbeat” law (Daily Wire) | Nancy Pelosi: House will vote to codify Roe v. Wade (National Review)

  • Settled science? Senior FDA officials to step down over disagreement with White House on booster shots (Fox Business)

Government & Politics

  • Twenty states sue feds over foolish transgender mandate in schools (Daily Wire)

  • Climate groups sue after Interior Department revives Trump-era drilling leases (Washington Times)

  • Friendly fire: Republican Liz Cheney promoted to vice chair of select committee investigating U.S. Capitol riot (Washington Times)

  • Joe Manchin calls on Democrats to “pause” $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, citing inflation concerns (National Review)

  • Biden claims he visited Pittsburgh synagogue that was attacked. Synagogue says that's false. (Daily Wire)

National Security

  • House GOP demands full, unedited transcript from Biden-Ghani phone call (Daily Caller)

  • Republicans question number of Americans left in Afghanistan as horror stories roll in (Washington Examiner)

  • The Biden administration can’t reach one-in-three released migrant kids (Axios)

  • Non compos mentis: Biden helps secure Tajikistan’s border amid U.S. border crisis (Fox News)

Around the Nation

  • More than 45 dead after Ida’s remnants blindside Northeast (ABC News)

  • Robert E. Lee statue can be removed, Virginia Supreme Court rules (AP)

  • Former Georgia prosecutor indicted over handling of Ahmaud Arbery’s case (CBS News)

  • Charges filed against “transgender” sex offender for exposing himself to women in a spa (The Federalist)

Around the World

  • We’re shocked — shocked! Taliban announces China will be their main partner (Human Events)

  • Inmates running the asylum: Taliban victory parade features dozens of armored U.S. military vehicles and tons of weapons (Not the Bee)

  • Islamist stabs six at New Zealand supermarket; suspect dead (Fox News)

Notables

  • USA Today (sort of) retracts “fact-check” against Gold Star families to protect Biden after he dishonored slain soldiers (PM)

  • Biden administration erased Afghan weapons reports from federal websites (Forbes)

  • Biden to go back on vacation, even as his own people are horrified Americans were left behind (RedState)

  • Judge conditionally approves Purdue Pharma opioid settlement (AP)

Belly Laugh of the Week

  • Federal government looking into McDonald’s ice cream machines (Daily Wire)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Biden must avoid another fiasco with Iran after Afghanistan debacle (Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Lessons for reducing future unemployment fraud (AEI)

  • Satire: Texas woman wishes there were some activity she could abstain from to be sure she won’t get pregnant (Babylon Bee)

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