Morning Greatness: U.S. Economy Shrinks by 1.4 Percent

Good Friday morning.

Here’s what is on 46 agenda today:

  • 10:15am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief
  • 1pm: The President holds a phone call with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico to discuss North America priorities for the region
  • 3:15pm: The President joins a meeting with Inspectors General to discuss his long-standing commitment to oversight, accountability, and transparency when delivering results for all Americans


WH pick for Big Brother-like disinformation board spread lie about Hunter Biden laptop
Biden’s choice to lead gun agency picks up backing of famed prosecutors
U.S. economy shrank by 1.4 percent in Q1 but consumers kept spending
FDA announces proposed ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes
Groups that want to electrify USPS fleet file lawsuits
16 Dem States, Green Groups Sue USPS For Buying Gas-Powered Delivery Trucks
Biden rules out forgiving $50,000 of student loan debt per borrower
Economy shrinks for first time in nearly two years
Progressives push Biden to repeal ‘racist’ Title 42 border measure
White House announces $275 million for law enforcement to combat opioid epidemic
Jordan asks Mayorkas if new DHS ‘disinformation’ board will look into Fauci, Walensky statements
US abandoned $7B in military equipment in Afghanistan ahead of Taliban takeover
29 GOP senators join Johnson, Biggs in resolution to repeal Biden’s asylum rule
Lawmakers fret over dwindling Javelin supply

Civil unrest:
Experts slam NYT’s claim legal gun sales partly to blame for rapid increase in violent crime
Elon Musk Indicates His Political Views Haven’t Changed, Liberals Have Just Gone Way Too Far To The Left
‘You’re A Liar’: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene And Jim Acosta Get Into Near Shouting Match Over Her Alleged Text Messages
NBC News slammed for labeling ‘Jeopardy!’ champ Mattea Roach ‘lesbian tutor’
Caitlyn Jenner: Lia Thomas ‘one of the worst things to happen to trans’ community
MSNBC, other liberal outlets repeatedly paint opponents, conservatives as ‘fascists’ to viewers
Oklahoma lawmakers send 6-week abortion ban to governor’s desk
Climate change could spark animal-to-human pandemics

Coronavirus news:
Majority of troops kicked out for COVID vax refusal received general discharges
Taiwan facing largest COVID outbreak so far

Other morsels:
Canada to lift restrictions on gay men donating blood
Indigenous climate efforts vital to fight against environmental destruction
Tanking tech stocks drag down Wall Street
Amazon stock plunges as company reports nearly $4 billion loss
Mark Zuckerberg got $11 billion richer today
3 ways Incognito mode can save you
‘Perfect storm’ for measles outbreaks forecast as cases spike 79%
Feds seek $3M from Paul Manafort over failing to disclose offshore accounts
The 11 Most Popular Governors Are All Republicans
Corn Prices Climbing Clear Up to the Sky
Congress: US Must Stop Funding ‘Horrific’ Animal Experiments in Russia
The Power of Words: Axios Is Killing Journalism
‘Egg on our face’: New York redistricting mess spooks House Dems

And that’s all I’ve got, now go beat back the angry mob!

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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)