Morning Greatness: Right-Wing Demand List Further Complicates McCarthy’s Speaker Bid

Good Friday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 agenda today:

  • 9am: The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing


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Oops! White House press secretary Jean-Pierre reads wrong script during briefing
FTC sues to block the $69 billion Microsoft-Activision Blizzard merger
Right-wing demand list further complicates McCarthy’s speaker bid
Senior defense official concerned ‘Merchant of Death’ Viktor Bout may resume arms trafficking
Marjorie Taylor Greene calls for Biden to be impeached for Brittney Griner prisoner swap
A Shameful Prisoner Swap
FDA greenlights bivalent vaccines for children as young as 6 months old

Civil unrest:
Jan. 6 panel plans weekend meeting to consider criminal referrals
Jan. 6 committee considers criminal referrals for at least 4 others besides Trump
Justice Department seeking to hold Trump in contempt over classified documents
Washington landlord convicted of killing tenants, stuffing bodies in suitcases

Other morsels:
South Korea’s truth commission to probe foreign adoptions
Oldest DNA reveals life in Greenland 2 million years ago
Inside the Herschel Walker campaign fiasco
Number of non-English speakers in U.S. soared since 1980
Former Employees Say Twitter’s Mass Layoffs Were Sexist
Musk’s second “Twitter Files” claims “secret blacklists”
Twitter update will let you know if you’ve been ‘shadow banned’: Musk
Twitter Had Secret ‘Blacklists’ That Suppressed Stanford Doctor, Top Conservatives, Docs Show
Republicans have a post-election epiphany on mail voting
The U.S. wants Iran off a U.N. panel. Other countries are wary.
Palestinian President Threatens Return to Terrorism
Transgender New Hampshire Dem in Jail on Stalking Charges

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: UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 29 House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is seen after a meeting about avoiding a railroad worker strike with President Joe Biden at the White House on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., also attended the meeting. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)