Morning Greatness: Democrats Consider Pre-Christmas Government Shutdown

Good Thursday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 agenda:

  • 9am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief
  • 9:45am: The President delivers remarks and signs into law S. 1511, the “Protecting America’s First Responders Act of 2021,” S. 1502, the “Confidentiality Opportunities for Peer Support Counseling Act or the COPS Counseling Act,” and S. 921, the “Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Federal Officers and Employees Protection Act”
  • 1:15am: The President participates in a bilateral meeting with The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada
  • 3pm: The President participates in a bilateral meeting with His Excellency Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of the United Mexican States
  • 4:45pm: The President hosts The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada, and His Excellency Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of the United Mexican States, for the North American Leaders’ Summit

Dems weigh pre-Christmas shutdown cliff to prod dug-in Republicans
Biden Treasury Nominee Saule Omarova Was Once Arrested For Shoplifting At TJ Maxx, Police Records Show
Police report reveals striking details about Biden nom Saule Omarova’s ‘retail theft’ arrest
Watchdog finds no money has flowed out of agency tasked by Trump admin to fight pandemic
Senate advances defense bill after delay
GOP rep accuses Garland of perjury over FBI memo on school threats
Texas Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar wants VP Harris replaced as ‘border czar’
Migrant camps grow in Mexico amid uncertainty on US policy

Civil unrest:
Department of Education launches civil rights probes into Texas school district
Allegations of bigotry and calls for impeachment rock College Democrats
Virginia School Board Decides To Put Sexually Explicit Books Back Into School Libraries
DOD Acted Appropriately in Jan. 6 Riot Response, Pentagon Watchdog Says
Yale Law Dean Admits Error, Stops Short of Apologizing to Targeted Students
Rapper Young Dolph gunned down in Memphis
Cleveland’s MLB team officially changing name to Guardians on Friday
John Deere workers approve new contract, end strike
Bill Maher defends parents opposed to critical race theory
Mississippi inmate who shot wife, sexually assaulted stepdaughter while she lay dying put to death

Coronavirus news:
Disney Cruise Line to require children 5 and up to be vaccinated against COVID-19
Fauci says COVID-19 booster might become new standard for being vaccinated
FBI & CDC Investigating Vials Labeled ‘Smallpox’ Found At Merck Lab In Philadelphia
State health department raises alarm as campus flu outbreak climbs to over 500 cases

Other morsels:
They gave up everything to get to Europe. Now they may be sent home
Clash at Poland-Belarus border stoking international tensions
Ilhan Omar claims Boebert ‘defecates’ Congress after Boebert’s ‘brother-husband’ dig
LOL. Politico writer knocks WaPo for scrubbing Steele dossier errors: ‘Is this how journalism dies… in darkness?’
GOP votes against Gosar censure, but frustration builds against controversial congressman: ‘It’s all silly’
‘Political theater’: DeSantis’ special session signals larger fights ahead of 2022
Redistricting squeezes 2 Democratic rising stars in Georgia
Nevada lawmakers approve maps giving edge to Democrats
Top athlete goes missing after accusing Chinese official of sexual assault
Europe was already facing a winter gas crisis. The risks just got even bigger

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: DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 17: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks at the General Motors Factory ZERO electric vehicle assembly plant on November 17, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Biden was in town to tout the benefits of the infrastructure bill he signed two days ago that allocates $1 trillion for, among other things, adding electric vehicle charging stations around the country as companies like GM retool away from the internal combustion engine. (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images)

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