Morning Greatness: Top Republicans Oppose Senate’s Gun Control Bill

Good Thursday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 agenda today:

  • 9am: The President and The First Lady welcome wounded warriors, their caregivers and families to the White House as part of the annual Soldier Ride to recognize the service, sacrifice, and recovery journey for wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans; The Vice President and The Second Gentleman attend
  • 10:30am: The President receives the President’s Daily Brief
  • 2:15pm: Members of the COVID-19 Response Team Hold a Briefing


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Bipartisan Senate gun bill gets icy reception from House Republicans
McCarthy, Scalise voice opposition to gun bill
Democrat Joe Manchin signals he won’t support Biden’s call for a gas tax holiday
EPA spends millions from Biden’s COVID bill on climate change programs, EV Rideshares, ‘pruning workshops’
Senators only given moments to read gun bill before voting on it: Sen Mike Lee
Smoke ‘Em While You Got ‘Em: Biden Admin Rips Juul E-Cigarettes Off the Market
The FDA knows nicotine is addictive. It wants to regulate it for the first time
Rising prices cause rising tension between Biden and Hill Dems
How The Supreme Court Turned Half Of Oklahoma Into A Lawless Land
Survey: Ron DeSantis Leads Donald Trump for GOP Presidential Nomination in New Hampshire

Civil unrest:
Jan. 6 committee delays final hearings to July, citing ‘new evidence’
GOP senator considering blocking school meal funding deal over transgender policy fight
Man charged with attempting to kill Justice Brett Kavanaugh pleads not guilty
Gunman at large after shooting 2 people, 1 fatally, on San Francisco train
Uvalde schools police chief put on administrative leave
Amazon diversity struggles: 2 key Black executives leave as white workers still dominate top jobs
4 inmates who escaped a federal prison camp in Virginia are back in custody
Nursing home owner whose residents suffered in Hurricane Ida arrested
California Poised To Ban Police From Arresting Prostitutes
CBP Officers Seize Enough Fentanyl To Kill Over 12 Million People
FDA investigating another baby death possibly tied to Abbott formula

Coronavirus news:
Publix Won’t Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines For Kids Under Five
CDC warns of ‘historic’ meningococcal outbreak among gay men in Florida
U.S. expands monkeypox testing in bid to better track scope of outbreak

Other morsels:
America has a sleep problem, study finds
Trumpet, a bloodhound, wins Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show
The dream of owning a home is out of reach for 4 million Americans
Nikki Haley appears to be considering White House run: ‘I’ve never lost a race, I’m not going to lose now’
Nevada, NH pitch DNC to lead presidential voting contests and shake up how Dems pick candidates
Polio found in U.K. for the first time in nearly 40 years. Here’s what it means
Pope Francis helped to his feet amid health woes, speculation he’ll resign
Airbus has deep links to Chinese military-industrial complex, report says
Gillum, once a Florida governor candidate, indicted

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 - JUNE 14: U.S. House Minority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) listens during a news conference in the U.S. Capitol Building on June 14, 2022 in Washington, DC. House Republicans spoke to reporters following their annual caucus meetings and discussed the rise in inflation and the recent public hearings that were held by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)