Morning Greatness: Trump Threatens Pork-Filled Relief Bill

Good Wednesday morning.

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

  • The president and first lady travel to Mar-a-Lago


President Trump throws wrench into COVID-19 relief by saying he won’t sign bill
For coronavirus relief, Trump demands Congress increase direct payments to Americans

Election news:
Arizona GOP Moves to Intervene in Legal Battle Over Maricopa County Audit
Joe Biden Calls Reporter ‘One Horse Pony’ After Question About Son Hunter
Trump hands out 20 pardons, commutations in pre-Christmas blitz
DACA backers ask judge for reprieve until Biden administration
Trump nominates Hope Hicks, Ric Grenell to government posts
Losing Democratic Candidate Who Is Asking House To Intervene In Election Was On Chinese Payrolls, Financial Disclosures Show
Cuomo Enacts Automatic Voter Registration To Ease New York Voter Sign Up
Biden announces Connecticut commissioner Cardona as Education nominee
Future Biden Education Secretary Oversaw Creation of Critical Theory Class for High Schoolers
Karl Rove tears into Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell over election claims
Discovery is going to be a bitch! Dominion worker sues Trump campaign and conservative media
Warnock’s wife told officer that her husband is ‘a great actor’ after domestic dispute
Biden team calls out Twitter over plan to wipe White House accounts’ followers

Coronavirus update:
Millions traveling during holidays despite warnings amid worsening pandemic
Chief nursing officer at California hospital: ‘It’s a disaster right now for our staff’
Detroit suing Black Lives Matter activists for ‘civil conspiracy’: report
US close on deal with Pfizer for millions more vaccine doses
How the Centers for Disease Control Went Woke
Georgia college student who broke Cayman Islands’ quarantine receives reduced sentence

Protests/riots/Black Lives Matter/crime:
Baltimore FOP Apoplectic: Police Department Is 500 Officers Short
It’s a teenager. Alleged white supremacist plot to attack US power stations revealed

Other morsels:
Three French police officers shot dead after responding to a domestic violence incident
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem wields flamethrower on Instagram
New York suspends facial recognition use in schools
Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch joins NFL investigation into Washington Football Team owners
A Mysterious Serial Bird Killer Is Slashing Pelicans’ Throats, Officials Offer Reward
Nuclear weapons agency updates Congress on hacking attempt
A couple hid in two Philadelphia churches for 843 days to avoid deportation. Now they are free
Trump Signs Executive Order Promoting Classical Architecture for Federal Buildings

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

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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: WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 22: A Marine stands guard at the West Wing of The White House on December 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump spoke against the COVID relief bill in a video posted to Twitter, urging Congress amend the bill to increase the direct payments given to Americans to $2,000. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)