Morning Greatness: Lawmakers Urge Biden for Stronger Sanctions on Russia

Good Friday morning.

Here’s what is on 46 agenda today:

  • 9am: The President meets with fellow NATO Heads of State and Government in an extraordinary virtual summit to discuss the security situation in and around Ukraine
  • 11:30am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief


Lawmakers press Biden for tougher Russia sanctions over Ukraine invasion
UK’s Boris Johnson announces Russia sanctions to ‘squeeze’ Moscow out of global economy
Biden says ‘no-one expected sanctions to prevent anything from happening,’ despite prior White House claims
Blinken says he’s ‘convinced’ Putin will try to overthrow Ukrainian government
Russian invasion: What is NATO’s Article 5?
Russia And China Buddy Up During Ukraine Invasion
Why is Russia invading Ukraine? Explaining the roots of a long-simmering conflict
More than 1,700 detained at anti-war protests in Russia
WATCH: Biden’s ‘Tough Talk’ Didn’t Work
‘F*cking Traitor’: Supposed Adult Liberals Come Unglued Over Different Opinions On Russia
White House knocks report on Biden being presented cyberattack options on Russia
Ukraine downs Russian plane over Kyiv
In Continuation of Obama Legacy, Biden Presides Over Russian Invasion of Ukraine
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Captured by Russian Forces
How the Ukraine invasion connects to Trump’s first impeachment — and where the players are now
Lobbyists Cut Ties With ‘Putin’s Pipeline’
Psaki Says ‘We Are’ Prepared To Accept Ukrainian Refugees
Psaki Responds After Ted Cruz Gives Her Nickname Based On A ‘Peanuts’ Character
Biden suggests US will release oil from reserves ‘as conditions warrant’
Cities across the globe light up in blue and yellow in solidarity with Ukraine
DOJ Kills The China Initiative, Kowtowing To A Chinese-American Group With Documented CCP Ties

Civil unrest:
George Floyd death: Ex-Minnesota police officers found guilty of violating Floyd’s rights
5 Texas DAs defy Gov. Greg Abbott, won’t treat gender affirming care for trans youth as ‘child abuse’
Houston police footage captures dramatic shootout that wounded 3 officers
Kansas governor, indigenous leaders demand state education commissioner resign over offensive comment
There Is One Main Reason Gun Sales Are So Strong
Roger Stone sues to block January 6 committee from getting his personal cell phone records
Calls grow for Kansas ed leader to go over ‘raiding’ remark
Texas clinics battle strict abortion law as legal hopes dim

Coronavirus news:
CDC to announce eased COVID-19 mask guidelines on Friday
Rare multisystem inflammatory syndrome appears in some teenagers after COVID-19 vaccination: study
Miami-Dade mayor says city is moving from crisis to Covid-19 ‘safety mode’
Treasury: Most COVID rental aid went to low-income residents

Other morsels:
Key proposals in Major League Baseball labor negotiations
Thousands flee air strikes as fighting erupts in Myanmar
New York DA’s office debated whether it can beat Trump in court
Meghan Markle And Prince Harry To Be Honored At NAACP Awards
Sen. Jim Inhofe to announce retirement: reports

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 24: U.S. President Joe Biden departs after delivering remarks about Russia's unprovoked and unjustified" military invasion of neighboring Ukraine in the East Room of the White House on February 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. Biden announced a new round of sanctions against Russia after President Vladimir Putin launched an attack on Ukraine from the land, sea and air on Thursday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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