Morning Greatness: Record Increase in Murders for 2020

Good Thursday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 agenda today:

  • 9:30am: The President and The Vice President receive the President’s Daily Brief
  • 12noon: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki
  • 12:30pm: The President has lunch with The Vice President

46:
Freedom Caucus urges opposition to defense bill over ‘draft our daughters’ provision
Biden Nominee Helped Free Robber, Accused Sex-Trafficker
Biden to tap Wall Street critic Omarova as top bank cop
DHS vows to have findings within ‘days’ in investigation of Border Patrol’s treatment of Haitian migrants
Report: GOP Sen. Susan Collins says she will not support Democrats’ abortion-rights bill
Two Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy facing charges of sex crimes against a minor and domestic abuse
Four House Republicans file impeachment articles against Biden over border and Afghanistan
FBI director fears Afghanistan could be ‘safe haven’ for terror groups
Biden Administration Seems Poised to Let Insulin Prices Spike

Civil unrest:
US saw record increase in murders in 2020
Colorado university student busted with large cache of weapons on campus
Loudoun County Board Of Supervisors Votes In Favor Of A Racial Discrimination Study To Consider If Reparations Are Appropriate
Liberal Group Includes Call to ‘Shoot Republicans’ in Letter to FCC
ACLU Edits The Word ‘Woman’ Out Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quote
Months of bipartisan police reform talks are over — without a deal. Negotiators say their differences were simply too vast. 
Federal judge: Florida immigration law racially motivated

Coronavirus news:
What does waning COVID-19 vaccine immunity mean for the vaccinated?
FDA authorizes booster dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people 65 and older, high-risk workers
Alaska shifts to crisis standards of care amid influx of COVID-19 patients
Florida makes quarantine optional for students exposed to COVID-19
GOP senators say Biden COVID-19 strategy has ‘exacerbated vaccine hesitancy’
Tennessee restricting monoclonal antibody treatment to the unvaccinated
Several students sent home from South Carolina’s second-largest school district for not wearing masks
Biden announces US to donate another half billion vaccine doses to lower-income nations

Other morsels:
LOL. Bush to headline fundraiser for Cheney after Trump backs foe
Salesforce will move unhappy employees out of Texas
‘The Wire’ creator David Simon will pull upcoming HBO series from Texas over abortion law
Gavin Newsom signs abortion protection bills, declares California ‘reproductive freedom state’
Ilhan Omar tweets ‘don’t sell arms’ to rights violators as other Dems tee up $1B for Iron Dome
12 former security officials who warned against antitrust crackdown have tech ties
Heller won’t say if Biden won election

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: WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 22: Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) speaks during a news conference on the treatment of Haitian immigrants at the U.S. border in Texas on September 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photos of U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback grabbing Haitian immigrants at the U.S. border with Mexico have caused outrage amongst Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill who are now calling on President Joe Biden to stop the deportation of immigrants to Haiti. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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