Morning Greatness: Austin, Texas to Pay $10 Million to Protestors Injured by Police at BLM/George Floyd Protests

Good Friday morning.

Here’s what’s on 46 agenda today:

  • 10am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief

 

Listen to the latest Happy Hour with Julie and Liz.
Join Julie and Liz for the first of a two part series interviewing Brandon Straka. Brandon started the successful “Walk Away” movement, encouraging voters to leave the Democrat party. He was arrested for his attendance on January 6. Tune in to listen to his description of the event and hear about the consequences of his arrest and subsequent misdemeanor plea.

46:
Senate passes short-term funding bill, averting partial government shutdown through March 11
Sergeant-at-arms says all members of Congress can attend State of the Union
How Biden Officials Broke Pledges To Enforce Iran Sanctions
Harris faces the most critical foreign trip of her young vice presidency

Civil unrest:
Austin to pay $10 million to protesters injured by police after George Floyd’s death
Penn’s Lia Thomas wins Ivy League Championship in 500 free
Canadian Freedom Convoy organizer arrested in Ottawa
Lin-Manuel Miranda promoted group which helped bail out man charged with attempted murder of mayoral candidate
Meta Employee Caught In Amateur Pedophile Sting Video Allegedly Attempting To Lure 13-Year-Old Boy
CNN op-ed blames decades of racism for San Francisco school board recall
Teachers Unions Ramped Up The Donations To Dems As They Pushed Their School Closing Policies
Utah’s Republican Gov. Vows To Veto School Voucher Bill After Taking $75,000 From Nation’s Largest Teachers Union
DC mayor’s job approval drops amid concerns over crime: poll
UK teachers warned not to push Black Lives Matter or other ‘partisan’ groups
Dem Heavyweights Back BLM Bail Fund That Freed Would-Be Assassin
Amazon suspends Black Lives Matter from its charity platform
‘Only Two Sexes’ — Rep. Chip Roy To Introduce Legislation That Would Make Passports Have 2 Gender Options
Number of adults who identify as LGBT has doubled in past decade, study finds
POLL: 21% Of Gen Z Generation Identifies As LGBT
Louisiana teacher pleads guilty to lacing students’ cupcakes with ex-husband’s sperm, other child sex crimes
Ex-Georgia state official accused of wearing fake pregnancy stomach in paid leave scheme, officials say
Derek Chauvin joked while restraining George Floyd, former officer testifies
Tennessee bill would designate some gun owners as law enforcement

Coronavirus:
Illinois House Democrats vote to remove unmasked Republicans from state chamber
California first state to make official shift to endemic approach to ‘live with’ coronavirus
Switzerland announces it will roll back almost all coronavirus restrictions
The Oscars will require COVID-19 tests for all guests, but not require vaccines for all
US truckers organize stateside convoys set to protest COVID-19 ‘overreach’
As BA.2 subvariant of Omicron rises, lab studies point to signs of severity
Marine reservist, nurse charged with fake vaccine card scam

Other morsels:
Kamila Valieva drug case puts spotlight on adults around teen figure skater
McCarthy endorses Cheney foe in Wyoming GOP primary
Trump and his children may be deposed by New York attorney general, judge rules
Avocados from Mexico are banned. Will this cause an avocado shortage? Will prices increase?
Judge orders Trump to sit for deposition in New York investigation
Head of nation’s largest 4-year university system resigns under fire
Big coal states eye small nuclear reactors for grid, economy
British Conservative Calls for US Collaboration To Stomp Out China Threat
Doomsday Climate Studies Turn Out To Be Overblown Nonsense

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: A man looks at a mural for George Floyd in Houston, Texas on June 8,2020. - Democrats vowed June 7, 2020 to press legislation to fight systemic racism in US law enforcement as the battle for change triggered by the police killing of George Floyd began shifting from the streets to the political sphere.Demonstrations continued across the nation Sunday -- including in Washington, New York and Winter Park, Florida -- as protesters began focusing their initial outrage over the death of the unarmed Floyd into demands for police reform and social justice. (Photo by Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

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