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Jordan Candler / October 15, 2021

Friday Executive News Summary

Biden family money shuffling, election takeover vote, Pete Buttigieg AWOL, and more.

Politics

  • Associate reportedly shuffled money between Joe and Hunter Biden accounts; president potential target of FBI investigation (Daily Wire)

  • Andrew McCabe, disgraced FBI official fired by Trump administration, gets pension restored (Fox News)

  • Chuck Schumer plans vote on phone election bill compromise next week (NBC News)

  • Democrats flip-flop on contempt, seeking it for Steven Bannon after opposing it for Eric Holder (Just the News)

Security

  • Blast at Afghan mosque kills 37 as Shiites are targeted again (New York Times)

  • Nearly half of the Taliban government’s leaders are designated terrorists (Free Beacon)

Economy

  • Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has been on paid leave for months amid supply chain crisis (Daily Wire)

  • Cold hard malaise: Winter heating bills set to sharply jump as inflation hits home (AP)

  • U.S. wholesale prices rose record 8.6% over 12 months (AP)

Health

  • Biden pushing vaccines for small kids (Daily Wire)

  • Judge sides with New York healthcare workers seeking religious exemption to vax mandate (Spectrum News)

  • Judge blocks United Airlines from suspending employees over vax mandate (Washington Examiner)

  • “Hold the line”: Chicago police union president tells officers to resist city vax requirement (Daily Wire)

  • Nursing schools see applications rise despite COVID burnout (AP)

Heartland

  • Family of alleged rape victim in Loudoun County to sue school district (Daily Wire)

  • Systemic injustice: Loudoun Schools did not record multiple alleged sexual assaults over a period of years (Daily Wire)

  • Appeals court keeps Texas pro-life law in place (AP)

  • Democrat LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas indicted on federal corruption charges (Los Angeles Daily News)

“Social Justice”

  • Southlake, Texas, school leader tells teachers to balance Holocaust books with “opposing” views (NBC News)

  • Threatening messages reportedly directed at Rhode Island teacher who opposes Critical Race Theory (Washington Examiner)

  • Walmart CRT training encourages employees to accept that “white is not right” (National Review)

  • Walgreens closes five more San Francisco stores over rampant theft (Washington Examiner)

Notables

  • SBC Executive Committee President Ronnie Floyd announces resignation (National Review)

  • D'oh! Biden Supreme Court commission opposes adding justices (Fox News) | Though it blames Republicans for polarization over the judiciary (Breitbart)

  • Heritage Foundation names Texas Public Policy Foundation CEO Dr. Kevin Roberts next president (Heritage.org)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: The IRS doesn’t need more power (National Review)

  • Humor: NFL removes all coaches, players, and fans who have ever said a bad word; only Tim Tebow remains (Babylon Bee)

For more of today’s editors’ choice headlines, visit Headline Report.

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