Jordan Candler / September 22, 2021

Wednesday Executive News Summary

Biden’s UN address, Haitians let into the U.S., Dems’ dwindling 2022 map, and more.

Politics

Security

  • Top Democrat pushes back on claim that Border Patrol agent swung “whip” while charging horse toward migrants (Daily Wire)

  • Thousands of Haitians camped in Texas town being let into U.S. (Fox News) | Haitian migrants revolt in custody and seize control of privately contracted bus (Washington Examiner)

  • Treasury sanctions first crypto exchange to fight ransomware attacks (Morning Brew)

ChiCom Chronicles

  • U.S. government is buying risky Chinese drones (Axios)

  • China is acquiring nuclear first-strike capability, ability to attack from space (Free Beacon)

  • Evergrande veers toward default — and a $300 billion global shock (Washington Post)

  • Xi Jinping vows to stop building coal power plants — abroad, that is (NPR)

Notables

  • Stranger than fiction: The Taliban are now riding in swan boats with rocket launchers (Not the Bee)

  • The Democrats’ dwindling 2022 map (Axios)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Did closing schools enhance health? (National Review)

  • Policy: The pro-abortion case is based on bad science (National Review)

  • Humor: Border Patrol loses horse privileges, must now bang two empty halves of coconuts together (Babylon Bee)

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