Morning Greatness: 14 Senators Help McConnell Debt Limit Deal

Good Friday morning.

Here’s what is on 46 agenda today:

  • 9am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief
  • 11am: The President, The First Lady, The Vice President, and The Second Gentleman attend the memorial service of Senator Robert J. Dole; The President delivers remarks
  • 1:45pm: The President delivers closing remarks at the virtual Summit for Democracy


Senate passes bill that starts process of raising debt limit
Defense bill provision seeks to hold Biden accountable on Afghanistan
Biden reassures Zelenskyy of U.S. support for Ukraine’s sovereignty
Biden makes late-night debut Friday on ‘Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon
Reporter Hijacks Press Conference To Grill Psaki On ‘Racist’ Travel Restrictions
14 GOP senators help advance McConnell debt limit deal
Defense bill creates new office to study UFOs
State Department Gives Corporate Excellence Award to Patagonia, Accused of Using Chinese Slave Labor
House goes after Trump with bill to curb presidential abuses of power

Civil unrest:
Atlanta school system adopts resolution to promote gun safety in homes
Instagram offers ‘drug pipeline’ to kids, tech advocacy group claims
Jussie Smollett found guilty for filing false police report in hoax attack
Jussie Smollett lawyer says they ‘100 percent’ plan to appeal guilty verdicts, ‘confident’ on reversal
Former top DC Guard officials call Army’s Jan. 6 report ‘fiction’
Lawyer: Capitol Police whistleblowers face retaliation
Schools Confront a Wave of Student Misbehavior, Driven by Months of Remote Learning
Emerson College Prof Who Said White And Black Women Can’t Have ‘True Friendships’ Promoted To Leadership Position
Project Veritas Attorney Demands Congress Investigate DOJ Leaks To NYT
These Democrats Are Livid With Their Own Party For Denying Crime Problems
Truck drivers are paid more than teachers. Why America’s educators are leaving classrooms.
Lawyer representing Oxford parents in $100M lawsuit says school ignored Crumbley’s ‘obvious’ intent to harm

Coronavirus news:
Fauci: Matter of ‘when, not if’ Americans will need third jab to be ‘fully vaccinated’
Biden health team ruled out free Covid tests for all over cost, logistics
CDC signs off on Pfizer booster shots for 16-17 year old teens
Federal appeals court hears arguments over South Carolina mask mandate provision

Other morsels:
New York City gives noncitizens right to vote in local elections
Texas seized enough fentanyl to kill 200 million people this year alone, officials say
NY attorney general seeks Trump deposition in fraud inquiry targeting Trump Organization
Nearly 50 migrants dead, dozens more injured in truck crash in south Mexico
John Kerry calls for investing ‘trillions’ to get big emitters to quit polluting
Judge rules that enforcement provisions of Texas abortion law violate state constitution
Illinois Dem Under Investigation for Bribing Prospective Primary Opponent
China Vows To Open Fire on US Troops That Come to Taiwan’s Aid

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 - JANUARY 31: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to the Senate floor for a vote on legislation advancing McConnell's plan voicing opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump's intention of withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan and Syria on January 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted in overwhelmingly bipartisan fashion in favor of the legislation, rebuking President Trump's policy. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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