Jordan Candler / October 25, 2021

Monday Executive News Summary

SCOTUS sets Texas hearing, NSBA apologizes, hundreds left in Afghanistan, and more.


  • Supreme Court sets November 1 oral argument on Texas abortion case (National Review)

  • Bipartisan legislators demand answers from Anthony Fauci on cruel puppy experiments (The Hill)

  • National School Boards Association apologizes for likening parents to domestic terrorists (Fox News)

  • Federal deficit hit $2.8 trillion in FY2021, the second largest in history (The Hill)


  • State Department in contact with 363 Americans in Afghanistan, far exceeding administration’s earlier estimates (National Review)

  • Biden migrant surge sets all-time record for most arrests at southern border (Washington Times)

  • Meanwhile, organized migrant caravan moves toward U.S., surging past Mexican forces (Fox News)

  • Airstrike kills senior al Qaeda leader in Syria (Washington Examiner)


  • Moving the goalposts: CDC director says “We may need to update our definition of fully vaccinated” as booster eligibility increases (National Review)

  • NIH quietly edits section of website on gain-of-function research (Townhall)


  • Janet Yellen signals trouble over transitory long-term inflation (Daily Wire)

  • Saudi Arabia dubiously pledges 2060 target of net-zero emissions (AP)

Big Tech Oligarchs

  • YouTube and Instagram ban “Let’s Go Brandon” song (PM)

  • Congressman Jim Banks locked out of Twitter after accurately calling Rachel Levine “a man” (Daily Wire)


  • Despite climate change fearmongering, study shows the Great Barrier Reef is growing quickly (Daily Wire)

  • Governor Brian Kemp mocks MLB and Stacey Abrams over boycott as Atlanta preps for World Series (Daily Wire)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: The whole justification for sanctuary cities is wrong (National Review)

  • Satire: Gavin Newsom claims syringes strewn about California cities are due to high vaccination rate (Babylon Bee)

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