Morning Greatness: Rioting, Protesting Continues Over Death of George Floyd

Good Thursday morning.

Here is what’s on the president’s agenda today:

  • The President and First Lady receive a briefing on the 2020 Hurricane Season
  • Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany holds a briefing

I have a condensed version of the briefing for you this morning. I’ve been fighting a wicked ear infection this week and it’s knocked me out.

Coronavirus news:

Of course. 6 feet likely not far enough to stop COVID-19 transmission: experts

Texas bar owner bans customers from wearing coronavirus masks inside

‘There’s no stigma attached to wearing a mask’: McConnell makes plea in favor of face masks

Los Angeles sues antibody test broker Wellness Matrix and executives

DeVos says she’ll ensure public schools send CARES Act funds to private schools

NY Gov Andrew Cuomo Uses Cooked Numbers To Defend Record On Nursing Homes

Newsom faces growing concerns that he’s reopening California too quickly

Canceled Contact Tracing Contract Reveals Michigan Authorized Democrat Firm for 400 Activists to Collect Medical Information

George Floyd roundup:

Minneapolis Police Protesters Seen Looting TVs, Clothes From Target

George Floyd death: Minneapolis mayor calls for police officer to face charges

New surveillance video shows moments leading up to George Floyd’s arrest

Deadly shooting near George Floyd protest as looting, arson grip Minneapolis

Protesters stop LA freeway traffic, smash patrol car windows

University of Minnesota scales back Minneapolis police ties after death of George Floyd

Other morsels:

Matt Gaetz Drafting Bill to Drop Big Tech’s Legal Immunity over One-Sided ‘Fact Checks’

Investigation launched into Central Park incident involving white woman and black man

Biden says he hopes to name vice presidential pick around August 1

Twitter defends embattled employee against attacks

Pompeo: All Iran sanctions waivers covering nuclear projects are ending

Canada braces for consequences from China after Huawei exec loses bid to dismiss extradition to U.S.

AG Barr Appoints Federal Prosecutor To Review Obama Admin ‘Unmasking’ Of Trump Associates

LOL No. ‘The Five’ Panel Explodes When Donna Brazile Claims There’s ‘No First Amendment Right To Lie’

Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

U.S. state of Arizona files consumer fraud lawsuit against Google

Three white men charged in Georgia slaying of black man to face judge

Trump’s executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook: draft

Trump threatens to veto FISA bill ahead of House vote

Man loses office lease after viral video shows him calling police on black entrepreneurs using building’s gym

Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

Wisconsin will mail absentee ballot applications to 2.7M voters

Amazon Board Of Directors Tells Investors To Reject Proposal To End Viewpoint Discrimination

Trump Orders DOJ, FBI To Investigate George Floyd’s Death In Police Custody

Twitter’s anti-porn filters block stories on scandal over UK politician Dominic Cummings

African-American activists escalating efforts to persuade Biden not to pick Klobuchar for VP

All-female ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot faced animosity tied to ‘anti-Hillary movement,’ director says

Man who hanged effigy of Kentucky governor fired from job

Prosecutors open probe into whether Biden accuser Tara Reade lied under oath in court appearances

And that’s all I’ve got, now go beat back the angry mob!

About Liz Sheld

Liz Sheld is the senior news editor at American Greatness. She is a veteran political strategist and pollster who has worked on campaigns and public interest affairs. Liz has written at Breitbart and The Federalist, as well as at PJ Media, where she wrote "The Morning Briefing." In her spare time, she shoots sporting clays and watches documentaries.

Photo: Minneapolis, MN May 27: A looter made off with Target Merchandise, and a mannequin, Wednesday night. A protest was held outside the 3rd Precinct Wednesday night, two days after George Floyd died in the custody of Minneapolis Police. (Photo by Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via Getty Images)

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