Morning Greatness: 11 Republicans Join Democrats to Break Filibuster, Raise Debt Limit

Good Friday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 agenda today:

  • 9:30am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief
  • 10am: The President signs into law S. 1828, the “HAVANA Act of 2021,” and S. 1917, the “K-12 Cybersecurity Act of 2021”
  • 11:30am: The President delivers remarks on the September jobs report
  • 1:45pm: The President delivers remarks on restoring protections for national monuments and steps the Biden-Harris Administration is taking to better conserve and restore lands and waters that sustain the health of our communities, tackle the climate crisis, and power good jobs and a strong economy
  • 2:30pm: The President receives the Weekly Economic Briefing


Senate votes to raise debt limit after 11 Republicans join Democrats to break filibuster
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Biden Visits Campaign Donor’s Construction Project
Lawmakers say they were in the dark on U.S. troop deployment to Taiwan
Here are the 11 GOP senators who helped advance the debt extension
House to vote Tuesday on debt limit hike
DHS Says Climate Change Will Lead To More Illegal Border Crossings
US officials knew of Haitian migrant surge to the border in July: report
Big Tobacco comes out swinging against Biden’s Build Back Better bill
Frustrated voting-rights advocates claw for opening on Senate filibuster
Lawsuit claims Biden EPA chief’s purge violated federal law
TSA set to mandate railroads and rail systems report cyber incidents to government
Hunter Biden sells five art prints for $75K each as NYC show pushed back
CIA announces mission that pivots to China, focuses on technology
State Department blames private charters for ‘several’ inaccurate Afghan refugee flight manifests
Biden indicates he pressured emergency room to fast-track a ‘good friend’
Inside the Manchin-Sanders feud that has Democrats nervous about Biden’s agenda

Civil unrest:
Activists Try To Cancel Dave Chappelle For New Comedy Special
Woman indicted for setting fire to a 7-Eleven during George Floyd protest
Jan. 6 committee issues latest round of subpoenas for rally organizers
Emerson College Suspends Turning Point USA Over Anti-CCP Stickers
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas ‘Stop the Steal’ rally organizer
Woman charged with stealing a laptop from Pelosi’s office during US Capitol riot
Washington D.C. woman shot in head and killed sitting in her car at Planet Fitness
NYC student stabbed multiple times in high school library
Illegal Alien from China Charged with Setting Fire to Alabama Church

Coronavirus news:
Texas teen fourth from school district to die of COVID-19
DC Zoo Cancels Holiday Events Because Children Can’t Receive COVID Vaccines
Veteran TV reporter fired for refusing COVID vaccine
Florida Board of Education votes to sanction 8 school districts with mask mandates with no opt-out
U.S. Universities Control Students with Online Reporting Systems, from Protecting ‘Identities’ to Doxing Unvaccinated  

Other morsels:
Travel expected to surge in December, United Airlines says
Tesla will move its headquarters to Texas, Elon Musk says
From Maya Angelou to Anna May Wong, these pioneering women will appear on US quarters next year
US submarine hits underwater object in South China Sea
Rep. Tlaib praises group that calls to end US aid to Israel: ‘I get strength from all of you’
Trump suggests Haitian migrants heading for US ‘probably have AIDS’
North Carolina Republicans want to inspect Durham County voting machines
Google And YouTube Will Demonetize Content Denying ‘Scientific Consensus’ On Climate Change

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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