Morning Greatness: Biden Supports Ditching the Filibuster to Pass Voting ‘Rights’ Bill

Good Wednesday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 agenda today:

  • 10:20am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief
  • 12:45pm: The President and The First Lady attend the funeral of General Raymond Odierno; The President delivers remarks

 

46:
Biden says he supports changing filibuster rule to pass voting rights bills
Biden confronts a skeptical base as he pushes voting rights in Georgia
Biden calls Capitol riot ‘coup’ in Ga. speech, claims he was arrested in civil rights protest
Gov. Brian Kemp says Biden and Harris making Georgia ‘ground zero’ for an ‘assault on election integrity’
Trump mocks Biden over Abrams absence from voting rights speech
Biden Once Again Claims He Was ‘Arrested’ Protesting For Civil Rights
Harris Shares Her Doubts Over Filibuster Roughly Five Years After Demanding Republicans Keep It
Hot mic catches Fauci calling GOP senator ‘a moron’
Capitol security officials developing program to identify ‘insider threats’ from police
House GOP pushes back after McCarthy pitches stock trade restrictions
Pelosi likely to retire after this term, House Democrat says

Civil unrest:
Email suggests Education Secretary Miguel Cardona asked for school board ‘domestic terror’ letter
Senators grill feds over Jan. 6 riot probe
Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump Jr. advisers, Trump speechwriter
Minnesota School Boards Association Terminates Membership With NSBA, Announces Creation Of New National ‘Consortium’
Expert Says Pedophiles Can ‘Do Better’
Parents Group Claims Documents Show Anti-Asian Bias By Virginia School Board
California smash-and-grabbers use hammers to steal $100K in jewelry
Arrest made in fatal shooting of LA Taco Bell worker
NYPD searching for suspect who punched 14-year-old boy on subway, uttered anti-Mexican statements
Oklahoma death row inmates offer firing squad as alternative

Coronavirus news:
Omicron surge leading to worker shortages across nation
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky doubles down on flawed mask study at Senate hearing
Sen. Marco Rubio demands FDA change guidance prioritizing race in administering COVID drugs
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot tests positive for COVID-19
United Airlines says 3,000 employees COVID positive, plans more flight cuts
Nearly one-third of LA students absent on first day back from break
Fauci rages against Republican Sens. Paul, ‘moron’ Marshall at Senate hearing
Top House Democrat pushes for ‘isolation boxes’ for maskless lawmakers

Other morsels:
US airlines say China is forcing them to cancel some flights
More than 80 fact-checking organizations call out YouTube’s ‘insufficient’ response to misinformation
80 Americans still want to leave Afghanistan but evacuation flights remain grounded
Judge rejects Facebook’s request to dismiss FTC antitrust complaint
Florida abortion legislation would ban procedure after 15 weeks
North Carolina court declines to toss out GOP-drawn House map
Poll: Just 40 Percent of Michigan Voters Would Reelect Whitmer
Twitter Allows Iranian Threats To Assassinate Former President Trump
China locks down third city, raising affected to 20 million

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: ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 11: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to a crowd at the Atlanta University Center Consortium, part of both Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University on January 11, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris delivered remarks on voting rights legislation. Georgia has been a focus point for voting legislation after the state voted Democratic for the first time in almost 30 years in the 2020 election. As a result, the Georgia House passed House Bill 531 to limit voting hours, drop boxes, and require a government ID when voting by mail. (Photo by Megan Varner/Getty Images)

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