Morning Greatness: Oil Prices Soar After Russian Action in Ukraine

Good Thursday morning.

Here’s what’s on 46 agenda today:

9am: The President participates in a virtual G7 Leaders’ meeting to discuss the ongoing situation with regard to Russia and Ukraine, and priorities of the German G7 Presidency year; the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury also attend

11:15am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief

Biden condemns ‘Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified attack on Ukraine’
Russia issues notice closing flight paths along border with Ukraine
Biden speaks with Zelensky, vows support for Ukraine after Russian attacks
Shares dive, oil soars after Russian action in Ukraine
Biden says world will hold Putin accountable for ‘unprovoked and unjustified attack’ on Ukraine
Biden to unveil ‘further consequences’ over Russia’s military operation in Ukraine
How Germany helped blaze Putin’s path into Ukraine
Ukraine hit by more cyberattacks, destructive malware
Lawmakers of both parties condemn Russia’s invasion
White House preps public for sanctions sticker shock
Gabbard: Ukraine conflict avoidable if U.S. had recognized Russia concerns about Ukraine’s NATO entry
DOJ scraps Trump-era China Initiative for broader national security program
POLL: Americans Fear China’s Influence Over Russia’s
Just 26% Of Americans Say US Should Play A Major Role In The Russia-Ukraine Conflict
Pete Buttigieg’s mayoral campaign donors scored $33M in city contracts
LOL. NYT reporter suggests Putin didn’t take military action under Trump because he was unpredictable
Psaki condemns directive from Abbott labeling sex changes for minors as child abuse
Biden moves closer toward announcing Supreme Court nominee

Civil unrest:
Capitol Hill prepares for possible trucker protests with Jan. 6 security failure top of mind
Texas mall shooting leaves off-duty constable, suspect dead
Colin Kaepernick initiative offering free autopsies to family members of ‘police related’ deaths
Idaho school board group joins 21 states severing ties with NSBA after ‘domestic terrorism’ letter to DOJ
Will parents of transgender children be investigated in Texas? Governor’s order sparks fear, uncertainty.
Philadelphia mayor says residents ‘should be concerned about their safety’ as there are ‘too many guns’
Trudeau revokes controversial emergency powers
220,000 illegal immigrants have evaded Border Patrol since October
‘He’ll Be Getting A Letter, Too’: Kyle Rittenhouse Announces Plan To Sue LeBron James
Horseback Border Agent Allegedly Fatally Shoots Mexican Migrant In Arizona
Comedy icon Jerry Lewis ‘fondled’ women and ‘unzipped,’ his female co-stars allege
Arrest warrant offers more details on Vegas night club altercation for which 2 NFL players are facing charges

Coronavirus news:
Citigroup asks US employees to return to office from March 21
New studies bring BA.2 variant into sharper focus
Parents separated from baby as Hong Kong clings to zero-Covid
LOL. Childless New Yorkers much more likely to want to keep school mask mandate in place than parents: poll
The Pentagon is working on an algorithm to detect Covid early
Target lifting mask requirement for employees, customers
British Government Reaches Conclusion on COVID Origins

Other morsels:
Colorado to become the first state to accept cryptocurrency as payment for taxes
Two prosecutors working on Manhattan DA’s Trump Organization probe resign
‘Sleeping with the enemy’ Russian troops try to pick up Ukrainian women on Tinder
Florida shoplifter caught on camera stuffing crossbow down his pants
Congress Urges Amazon CEO To Aid Tortured Chinese Whistleblower
Pence says ‘we need to continue to arm Ukraine,’ ‘sanction every financial institution in Russia’ until Russia withdraws
Swalwell Cozied Up to Lobbyist for ‘Putin’s Pipeline’ While Accusing GOP of Enabling Russia

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 - FEBRUARY 22: U.S. President Joe Biden participates in a virtual meeting about mineral supply chains and clean energy manufacturing in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex February 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. Earlier in the day, President Biden spoke about the Ukraine-Russia crisis and announced a first round of sanctions against Russia. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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