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Jordan Candler / September 24, 2021

Friday Executive News Summary

Murder rate soars, Biden’s tax evasion, GOP votes to draft our daughters, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Democrat leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi say they have a deal on tax increases (Washington Examiner) | Except several Senate Democrats undercut claims of unity (Washington Times)

  • FBI: Murder rate soared in 2020, highest year-over-year increase ever recorded (Daily Wire)


  • Joe Biden, who demands people “pay their fair share,” may owe up to $500,000 in back taxes (Daily Wire)

  • Hunter Biden requested more than $2 million to unfreeze Libyan assets when dad was VP (Free Beacon)

  • January 6 committee subpoenas four from Trump’s inner circle (Politico)


  • House Republicans just callously voted to draft our daughters — and GOP senators will too (The Federalist)

  • No joke: Biden administration stops Border Patrol from using horses in Del Rio (Fox News)

  • U.S. special envoy to Haiti resigns, citing “inhumane” deportation of Haitians (PBS)

  • Democrats feud as House approves $1 billion for Israel’s missile system (New York Times)

  • Dems plan to scuttle Space Force (Free Beacon)

  • We’re shocked — shocked! Taliban official says strict punishment and executions will return (NPR)


  • CDC director defies advisory panel, recommends COVID booster for younger at-risk workers (Fox News)

  • CDC quietly removed school guidance for eliminating masks, rolling back COVID prevention efforts (Fox News)

  • New York health commissioner resigns after criticism over nursing home scandal (Bloomberg)

  • Oregon nanny state officials say you can kiss on dates — if both vaccinated (Fox News)


  • Some 1.5 million students left traditional public schools over the last year (Not the Bee)

  • GOP-led Arizona election review closely matches Biden’s winning margin (Politico)

  • 2024: Trump over Biden by 10 points, Harris by 13 (Washington Examiner)

  • Federal arrest warrant issued for Brian Laundrie (Fox News)

  • Derek Chauvin appeals murder conviction in death of George Floyd, will represent himself (Fox News)

Stranger Than Fiction

  • Chicago suburb attempts world record for largest dog wedding ceremony (UPI)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Costly energy and climate policies in Democrats’ spending bill lack transparency (Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Why Biden’s vaccine mandate fails the constitutional test (National Review)

  • Satire: Horse-mounted aides with whips chase away journalists trying to ask Biden questions (Babylon Bee)

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