Morning Greatness: Biden Blames Covid, Putin for Record-High Inflation

Good Tuesday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 agenda today:

  • 10:15am: The President and The Vice President receive the President’s Daily Brief
  • 2:15pm: The President signs into law H.R. 2471, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022”
  • 5:30pm: The President, The Vice President, and The First Lady deliver remarks at an event on Equal Pay Day to celebrate Women’s History Month

Russia/Ukraine:
Zelensky to make virtual address to US Congress
Anti-war activist interrupts live Russian state TV news show
Reporter Suggests Biden Is Pushing Ukrainians To ‘Commit Suicide’
Packed In ‘Like Cattle’: 17-Year-Old Describes The Horrifying Journey Fleeing From The Russian War In Ukraine
‘Either we win or we die.’ Ukrainians join resistance to fight Putin
U.S. warns China against a superpower proxy war in Ukraine
U.N. chief warns war is hurting poor countries
Russia passes law to take control of foreign airplanes left in country
After deadly Russian airstrike near Ukrainian border, Poles increasingly on edge, making backup plans
Why potassium iodide pills are suddenly in high demand

46:
Biden blames Putin, COVID for record-high inflation in US
Biden attends in-person DNC fundraiser to tout climate agenda
Buttigieg Says Supply Chain Crisis ‘Will Get a Lot Better’ When Pandemic Ends
Veterans Affairs could close three hospitals, open other facilities in system overhaul
Inflation is hitting battleground states worse

Civil unrest:
Here’s what we know about the shootings of 5 homeless men in New York City and DC
Amazon relocating employees from Seattle office after violent crime surge
DOJ: Film crew was present at Jan. 5 meeting between leaders of Proud Boys, Oath Keepers
Justice Department argues Proud Boys leader should stay in jail ahead of trial
Man charged with attempted murder, hate crimes after NY Asian woman punched 125 times
Panel on ‘The View’ calls for DOJ to probe Tucker Carlson over Putin rhetoric
Environmentalists Give in to Anti-Semitic Pressure Campaign, Cancel Israel Trip
Arizona county attorney’s office drops 180 criminal charges because of missed deadline
Guilty plea for Seattle man who tried to join Islamic State

Coronavirus news:
The CDC could lose access to key data to track COVID-19
Nets Fined $50,000 By NBA For Letting Unvaccinated Pro Into Locker Room
Depression, anxiety may linger for bedridden COVID patients but milder infections reduce risk, study finds

Other morsels:
Australia and the Netherlands sue Russia over MH17 plane crash
Director Jane Campion apologizes for ‘thoughtless’ comment about Venus and Serena Williams
Ohio Gov. DeWine signs bill allowing people to carry concealed firearms without a permit
In private speech, Romney warns of ‘extraordinary challenge’ to preserve American democracy
Workers face ditching slobbish ‘goblin mode’ as they return to office
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, others sound off as Democrats block parole board nominees: ‘This is shocking’
Israeli gov’t hit by massive apparent cyber attack
Julian Assange denied permission to appeal by Britain’s top court
Pentagon Investigator Claims Military Service Members Experienced Paranormal Activity After Visiting Haunted Ranch

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 - MARCH 14: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks at the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference on March 14, 2022 in Washington, DC. The National League of Cities is an advocacy group that represents the country's nearly 20,000 cities, towns, and villages. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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