Morning Greatness: Senate Passes Stopgap Bill to Avoid Shutdown

Good Friday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 agenda today:

  • 9:30am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief
  • 10:15am: The President delivers remarks on the November jobs report
  • 12:15pm: The President has lunch with The Vice President

Listen to the latest Happy Hour with Julie and Liz: Julie and Liz talk about product shortages, Waukesha terrorism, J6 and Cabbage Patch Kids

The Senate passed a stopgap funding bill to avoid a shutdown
Biden claims to have served as a ‘liaison’ during Six-Day War despite still being in law school at the time
Manchin to vote to nix Biden’s vaccine mandate for larger businesses
Manchin tells senators he’s skeptical Build Back Better can pass this year, as doubts grow it will get done by Christmas
In Midst of Fentanyl Crisis, Vulnerable Democrats Voted Down Opioid Detection Funding
State Department Official To Keynote Pro-China Gala
Senate sinks deeper into quagmire of dysfunction
Harris brushes off question on staff shake-up after senior adviser announces departure

Civil unrest:
US started inquiry into Cuomo sexual harassment claims
Looters raid San Jose jewelry store as California smash-and-grab wave continues
Florida law school establishes center named after Ben Crump
GOP blocks bill to expand gun background checks after Michigan school shooting
DA who released Waukesha suspect ahead of tragedy says it was the result of human error by an overworked staffer
Teachers reported concerns about suspect days before Michigan school shooting
Oxford superintendent says ‘no discipline warranted’ for accused shooter before attack
Teen survivor of Waukesha Christmas parade tragedy returns home
‘Aren’t You That Empire F*ggot?’: Second Osundairo Brother Testifies That Jussie Smollett Staged Attack
Fairfax County parents demand school board resign after ‘doubling down’ on ‘porn in schools’
Oregon university student government wants critical race theory graduation ‘requirement’
California teachers recruiting students to LGBTQ+ clubs are intentionally ‘deceiving’ parents: Author
Former nurse who sexually assaulted an intellectually disabled woman is sentenced to 10 years in prison

Coronavirus news:
Global Access to Effective Coronavirus Treatments as Important as Vaccines
Omicron variant detected in Los Angeles
New York officials announce the identification of 5 Omicron cases
Biden’s Plan To Fight COVID-19 Through Winter Includes Stricter Rules For Travelers
Psaki claims COVID is ‘root cause’ for wave of looting incidents
California city spending federal COVID funds on license plate readers to deter smash-and-grab mobs
Fauci to appear on Fox Business Friday for rare interview on the network
Oklahoma sues to exempt National Guard from Pentagon vaccine mandate
Unvaccinated Nevada state workers to pay insurance surcharge

Other morsels:
Will 2022 Midterms Be the Next Great Crisis Backlash?
New York Times ‘journalist’ curses gun rights association in alleged voicemail: ‘You f—ing a–holes’
Feds could release ‘alternative’ Mueller report soon
340B advocates urge HHS to step up enforcement after Amgen aims to cut off access to contract pharmacies
400,000 Planned Parenthood Patients Hit By Data Breach
Trump-aligned lawyers ordered to pay $175,000 in sanctions fees for bogus election fraud lawsuit

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 - DECEMBER 02: U.S. President Joe Biden gestures to journalists after returning to the White House on December 02, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden spent the afternoon visiting the National Institutes of Health where he announced new steps to combat COVID-19 and the Omicron variant during the winter months. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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