Morning Greatness: No Minimum Wage Hike in COVID Relief

Good Tuesday morning.

Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary
CBP sends reinforcements to US-Mexico border amid surge in migrants
Incoming NYC Schools Chancellor Backs Claim That America Was ‘Built On Lies’
Israeli Military Officials Warn Biden Against Rejoining Iran Nuke Deal
Former Iranian Hostage Says Obama Payments to Iran Led to His Arrest
Inside Joe Biden’s decision to dive into the Amazon union drive
Laid-off pipeline worker: The Biden administration ‘has taken my livelihood from me’
Biden erases Dr. Seuss from ‘Read Across America’ proclamation as progressives seek to cancel beloved author
Hawley defends opposition to every Biden Cabinet nominee: ‘I take them one at a time’
US announces $125 million defense aid package for Ukraine
Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill
Now 40 Days, Biden Has Not Held Solo Press Conference
White House Backtracks on Visitor Logs Transparency

Civil unrest:
45 law enforcement officers shot, 11 fatally, in first two months of 2021: national police group
Prosecutors fill in details of Proud Boys assault on Capitol
Investigators focus on whether chemical irritant played role in Capitol Police officer’s death
Black Amazon manager sues the tech giant, execs alleging discrimination and harassment

Coronavirus news:
Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation
Strip club sues Baltimore mayor, city council over COVID-19 ban
Microsoft, LA School District Develop ‘Daily Pass’ App, To Monitor Vaccination Status, Symptoms, Temperature And More
Trump has been vaccinated for coronavirus
China Boasts It Is Getting Rich Selling Syringes to America

Other morsels:
Watchdog: U.S. Wasted $2 Billion on ‘Unused or Abandoned’ Projects in Afghanistan
Major test for Voting Rights Act at Supreme Court as GOP pushes new election rules
Trump is facing probes from 5 independently elected investigators
LOL. McConnell says the GOP will back Murkowski’s reelection despite Trump threat
Former New York Times reporter breaks silence after being ousted amid racial slur controversy
Good grief. Ex-CIA Director Brennan says he’s ‘increasingly embarrassed to be a white male’
CPAC organizer says Hyatt ‘buckled’ to cancel culture over ‘absurd’ stage design claims
Goya CEO under fire for false Trump election claims
Letters from University of Texas donors reveal drastic measures some willing to go to preserve ‘Eyes of Texas’
Third woman accuses Cuomo of harassment
Advocacy Groups That Pushed ‘Believe All Women’ Silent On Cuomo #METOO Accusers
NY AG says she can start investigation into Cuomo as second accuser says he ‘wields his power to avoid justice’
Astroturf Campaign Attacks Discount Drug Program for the Poor
GOP-led Georgia House passes sweeping elections bill that would limit voting access
Largest Protestant adoption agency in US opens to LGBTQ parents
Cities are starting to ban new gas stations
Virginia: “Ghost Gun” Bill Dead But Three Gun Control Bills Move Forward
Boy Scouts of America plan to exit bankruptcy would pay abuse survivors an average of $6,000 each; survivors object
Get well soon. Romney treated at hospital after fall over the weekend but ‘doing better’
Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing
Golden Globes Ratings, in Early Numbers Report, Crash by More Than 60 Percent

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 - MARCH 01: U.S. President Joe Biden looks on during a virtual meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on March 1, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images)