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Jordan Candler / September 20, 2021

Monday Executive News Summary

Dems’ citizenship blow, Pentagon concedes drone mistake, “J6” nothingburger, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Big blow to Democrats: Senate parliamentarian rules citizenship for illegals cannot be in reconciliation bill (Daily Wire) | Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell cheers: “I’m glad it failed” (Daily Wire)

  • Pentagon admits August 29 drone strike in Kabul killed only civilians (Roll Call)


  • The photo that sums up the “Justice for J6” rally that irrationally terrified DC and liberal America (Townhall)

  • Pandemic shutdowns wiped out small businesses and lined the pockets of billionaires, and Joe Biden is shocked (Not the Bee)

  • Ohio Congressman Anthony Gonzalez won’t run for reelection, opening door for Trump-endorsed candidate Max Miller (Newsweek)

  • Seven ways Democrat liars would raise taxes on people making less than $400,000 (Daily Wire)

  • We’re shocked — shocked! AOC “tax the rich” dressmaker a tax deadbeat (Washington Times)


  • FDA panel overwhelmingly rejects Biden’s booster shot plan for all Americans (The Federalist)

  • Pfizer says COVID vaccine is safe for children 5-11 (WSJ)

  • Twenty-four state attorneys general challenge Biden’s vaccine mandate for private sector employees (Just the News)


  • France recalls ambassadors to U.S. and Australia over nuclear sub deal (AP)

  • Texas law enforcement storm border in Del Rio, secure area (Daily Wire) | Feds launch mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas (AP)

  • Governor Abbott signs $1.8 billion border security bill amid illegal migrant crisis (Hot Air)


  • Human remains believed to be Gabby Petito are found in Wyoming (NYT) | Florida police search for Gabby’s fiancé (The Guardian) | Ex-homicide detective slams Florida police’s handling of disappearance (NY Post)

  • Double standards: San Francisco mayor defiant after being caught maskless in nightclub despite mandate: Don’t need “fun police” (Fox News)

  • Honorable Ohio mayor orders school board to resign or face criminal charges over “child pornography” taught in schools (Christian Post)


  • Karma: “The Handmaid’s Tale” sets record for most Emmy losses (21) in a single season (Decider)

  • Russian pro-Putin party wins majority after crackdown; foes cry foul (Reuters)

  • Europe’s energy mess gets worse — a lesson the U.S. looks set to ignore (National Review)

Closing Arguments

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