Morning Greatness: Fed Raises Key Rate to Tame Inflation

Good Thursday morning.

Here’s what is on 46 agenda today:

  • 10:15am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief
  • 4:15pm: The President and The First Lady host a Cinco de Mayo reception with Mrs. Beatriz Gutiérrez Mueller de López Obrador, Wife of the President of Mexico


Fed raises key rate by a half-point in bid to tame inflation
Biden says “MAGA crowd” the “most extreme” political group in U.S. history
Biden official to migrants: “Do not come”
Roe abortion leak reshapes election campaigns for Democrats
Respect my humanity’: Mayorkas pushes back after GOP senator’s question
MSNBC boosts an ‘abortion underground’ if Roe v. Wade is overturned
Texas ranchers fear Title 42 rollback, struggle to find workers due to border issues
Mayorkas says he didn’t know Jankowicz called Hunter Biden laptop ‘disinformation’
CBP begins revealing the number of possible terrorists nabbed at the border after months of GOP pressure
Roberts investigation could make the Supreme Court very uncomfortable
Roe draft supercharges battle for state control

Civil unrest:
Sacramento DA files murder charges against 3 alleged gang members involved in April shooting that left 6 dead
Fox News Poll: Majority favors ban on sex, gender discussions for young children in schools
Virginia police seize 5,000 counterfeit fentanyl-laced pills, arrest four
Florida teacher says she was fired after discussing pansexual identity with middle school students
Georgia high school athletic group bans transgender athletes
Coronavirus news:
Secretary of State Antony Blinken tests positive for COVID-19

Other morsels:
Durham wants jurors to hear about ‘Steele dossier’ during ex-Clinton lawyer’s trial
Judge accepts Derek Chauvin’s plea deal in civil rights case
Crypto enters primary season with Ohio victories
CBP Seizes $10 Million In Fake Rolexes From Hong Kong
China Demands Statue Of Liberty Cut From ‘Spider-Man’ Film, Sony Refuses
Migrants Bused To DC Don’t Stay There. Here’s Where They’re Going
How China’s TikTok Rakes in Cash for Cartels
Dem Senator Loses Police Endorsements

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 May 4, 2022: US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on economic growth, jobs, and deficit reduction in the Roosevelt Room on Wednesday May 4, 2022. Director of the Office of Management and Budget Shalanda Young, Assistant to the President & Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Cecilia Rouse, and Assistant to the President & Director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese were in attendance. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images)