Morning Greatness: Portland Mayor Gets Some Tear Gas at Nightly Riot

Good Thursday morning.

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

  • The president has no public events scheduled.

Riots/protestors/Black Lives Matter/war on cops:

Portland mayor tear-gassed by federal agents at protest

AG Barr calls reaction to George Floyd death ‘extreme’

ACLU sues federal agencies, Portland police for attacking volunteer medics at protests

One-Year-Old Twins Shot In Ohio As Violence Continues To Escalate

Denver police union head: ‘Stand-down’ order was in effect when pro-cop rally attacked

Acting DHS chief doubles down on federal presence in Portland: ‘We are not taking it any longer’

Gun, ammo sales surging amid coronavirus pandemic, civil unrest: survey

Chicago alderman says the city should accept President Trump’s help to fight crime

One of the country’s largest textbook publishers is considering capitalizing the word Black. Here’s why that matters

Coronavirus news:

Fauci, Redfield and Giroir to testify before Coronavirus panel as pandemic worsens

House votes to remove statues from Capitol that honor Confederate leaders, racists

Rand Paul calls for Cuomo to be impeached over coronavirus response

Report: Temporary $52 Million Coronavirus Hospital In New York Admitted Only 79 Patients

California surpasses New York state in confirmed virus cases

Janice Dean: COVID-19 killed my in-laws after Cuomo’s reckless New York nursing home policy

Dr. Birx defends Trump administration’s coronavirus testing: ‘This is a very different epidemic than we had in March and April’

Tom Cotton rips NY Times for running China scientist’s op-ed slamming US virus response

DC investigator finds no Covid-related violations at Trump International Hotel

Other morsels:

Anti-feminism warning signs we should all know

Of course. Biden says ‘racists’ have sought the U.S. presidency before but Trump is first one elected

Twitter says hackers accessed direct messages of some accounts in bitcoin scam

Illegal Alien Was Out on Bail When He Allegedly Killed Three Retired Officers

Senate Moves to Ban TikTok From Government-Issued Devices

Ya’ think? Nearly 3 in 4 US adults say social media companies have too much power, influence in politics

Trump, Ben Carson Are ‘Tearing Down’ An Obama-Era Housing Rule Accused Of Funneling Money Into Wealthy Areas

Suveillance video shows suspects follow victim into store before Florida ‘massacre’

Sierra Club to address history of racism, white supremacy, and restructure leadership, director says

Authorities probe 3rd Fort Hood-linked death in a month

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.

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