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Jordan Candler / November 19, 2021

Friday Executive News Summary

Spendapalooza passes House, Biden’s BIG deficit lie, MSNBC jury intimidation, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Dems’ spendapalooza passes divided House 220-213 (AP) | “Out of touch”: Kevin McCarthy slams spending bill in eight-hour floor speech (Fox Business) | AOC interrupts McCarthy to say she voted for Joe Biden to be a new FDR (Fox News)

  • CBO: Funding for Biden’s spendapalooza comes up more than $367 billion short (Washington Times) | “Going to reduce the deficit”: Even after unfavorable CBO score, Biden (as usual) lies about deficit impact of Build Back Better (National Review)

  • Good call: Judge in Kyle Rittenhouse trial bars MSNBC from courtroom after man working for the network follows jury bus (Insider) | NBC producer who instructed man to follow Rittenhouse jury nukes social media accounts (PM)


  • “I don’t know whether to call you professor or comrade”: John Kennedy slams Biden’s comptroller nominee for hard-left history (Daily Wire)

  • Kamala Harris’ communications director resigns amid growing criticism of the VP (Fox News)

  • Fifteen and counting: Democrat Congressman G.K. Butterfield to retire; new district is a toss-up (AP)

  • Hypocrite Nancy Pelosi reportedly seen maskless at bar, breaking mask mandate (Daily Caller)


  • DOJ charges two Iranians posing as Proud Boy members with interference in 2020 election (The Hill)

  • North Korea ramped up hacking attempts in 2021 (Washington Times)


  • Economic pressures boost Thanksgiving turkey prices by 20% (Washington Times)

  • Biden’s 24-hour port operation mandate has done next to nothing (Daily Wire)

  • What a novel idea! Ford and GM want to make their own computer chips as foreign semiconductor production stays bottlenecked (Daily Wire)


+ Third day of jury deliberations ends without a verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse trial (NPR) | Mistrial motion looms as jurors appear deadlocked (National Review) |

  • Julius Jones death row sentence commuted, changed to life without parole (ABC News)

  • “No longer the best solution”: Massachusetts withdraws from multi-state climate pact (Washington Examiner)

“Social Justice”

  • KRAFT Peanut Butter releases kids book on “pronouns” for Trans Awareness Week (Not the Bee)

  • How activist teachers recruit kids: Leaked documents and audio from the California Teachers Association conference reveal efforts to subvert parents on gender identity and sexual orientation (Abigail Shrier)


  • Troll Master: Ron DeSantis signs bill limiting vaccine mandates in Brandon, Florida (Fox News)

  • Some 2.5 million truckers say they’ll quit over vaccine mandate, industry warns (Washington Examiner

  • Nearly one-third of hospital healthcare workers are still not vaccinated against COVID-19 (Forbes)

All the News Narrative That’s Fit to Print

  • New York Times buried Kenosha reporting until after election, says ex-reporter (National Review)

  • “The paper needs to decide if it is in favor of press freedom for all, or only itself”: New York Times temporarily blocked from publishing Project Veritas materials (Reuters)


  • Quinnipiac: Biden approval rating hits new low of 36% in poll (New York Post)

  • Gallup: Just 19% support handgun bans. In 1961, it was 60%. (The Reload)


  • “The statement … only raises my concerns as to her safety and whereabouts”: China state media release supposed message (wink, wink) from missing tennis star/sexual abuse victim Peng Shuai (New York Post)

  • The suspicious disappearance is right out of the Chinese Communist playbook (The Federalist)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: When it comes to the IRS, bigger is not better (National Review)

  • Policy: Biden’s act of childcare sacrifice (Newsweek)

  • Satire: After finding out Rittenhouse shot white males, BLM reminds everyone that all lives matter (Babylon Bee)

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