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Jordan Candler / October 21, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Election takeover bill blocked, Sinema blows up tax plans, Manchin caucus rumblings, and more.

Politics

  • Senate GOP again blocks Democrats’ election takeover bill (AP)

  • Kyrsten Sinema blows up her party’s tax plans (Politico)

  • Joe Manchin reportedly tells associates he’s considering leaving the Democrat Party (Mother Jones) | However, Manchin denies the report (Fox News)

  • President Biden’s approval rating in free fall, new national poll re-affirms (Fox News)

  • Maxine Waters under fire again for paying her daughter with campaign funds (Washington Examiner)

  • CDC director says children should continue to wear masks in school, even when vaccinated (Daily Wire)

Security

  • Illegal immigrants exempt from DOJ’s vaccine mandate at deportation hearings (Washington Times)

  • Meanwhile, alleged transit rapist was in U.S. illegally but protected from deportation (Washington Times)

  • Not “another foot,” eh? Biden’s pick for border chief backs building more wall (Washington Times)

  • Disaster in the making: 12,000 Afghans in U.S. now with no ID whatsoever (PJ Media)

“Social Justice”

  • Climate activist organization cancels appearance at DC statehood rally over Jewish groups’ participation (National Review)

  • NYC Board of Health votes to declare racism a public health crisis (Daily Wire)

  • Most Americans say “truth” is subjective, no absolute right or wrong (Washington Times)

Notables

  • FDA authorizes Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters, says people can get a shot different from their original dose (Washington Post)

  • Trump says he plans to launch new social media network in 2022 (Axios)

  • Police recommend charges against four over Sinema bathroom harassment (The Hill)

  • Fossil fuel production set to soar over next decade (BBC News)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Should the U.S. adopt a four-day workweek? (U.S. News)

  • Policy: The military continues to be only marginally able to meet the demands of defending America’s vital national interests (Heritage Foundation)

  • Humor: Liberal parent trying to figure out how to cheer for his son Brandon (Babylon Bee)

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