Morning Greatness: Yellen Grilled by Senators on Bank Failures, Government Response

Good Monday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 agenda today:

  • 9am: The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
  • 10:30am: The President holds a bilateral meeting with H.E. Leo Varadkar, Taoiseach of Ireland
  • 12noon: The President attends the Friends of Ireland Caucus St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon
  • 5pm: The President hosts H.E. Leo Varadkar, Taoiseach of Ireland, for a Shamrock presentation and reception at the White House; The Vice President and The Second Gentleman attend


Listen to the latest episode of Happy Hour with Julie and Liz with special guest Mollie Hemingway

News roundup:
Big banks create $30B rescue package for First Republic
Yellen grilled by senators on bank failures, government response
Fed’s emergency bank lending soars to new record
Microsoft details how AI will change its Office apps
Evictions have returned to — or exceeded — pre-pandemic levels
Chinese study: North Korean missile could reach US in 33 minutes
Mortgage rates drop in wake of bank struggles
Sanofi becomes latest drugmaker to announce insulin price cuts
Mar-a-Lago staff subpoenaed in classified documents probe
China shipping weapons, body armor to Russia: report
Dr. Rachel Levine says changing kids’ genders will soon be fully embraced: ‘Wheels will turn on this’
FDA advisers vote in favor of full approval for Pfizer’s COVID pill Paxlovid
Parents’ bill of rights’ passes New Hampshire Senate
Where the money went: The Bidens and Biden associates that received Chinese cash
Hillary Clinton-loving Facebook group Pantsuit Nation abruptly disbands, enraging members
Gov. Gavin Newsom says California will provide 1,200 tiny homes for state’s homeless
Senate advances Biden-backed bill that would repeal Iraq war authorizations
Biden still undecided on COVID bill that passed Congress unanimously
Utah state treasurer, leader in movement against corporate wokeness, says ESG part of ‘Satan’s plan’
More than 2 tons of ‘missing’ uranium found in Libya after sparking nuclear fears
DeSantis’ anti-woke law remains blocked in Florida colleges
Marianne Williamson’s ‘abusive’ treatment of 2020 campaign staff, revealed
Fighter jets coming ASAP, Poland tells Ukraine
Backlash hits Audubon after refusal to drop slave-holder’s name
Former editor of Jewish newspaper charged for Jan. 6 actions
Chicago Police Chief Leaves Office After More Than Two Years Of Surging Crime
Sens. Marco Rubio, Joni Ernst Introduce Legislation To Deny Federal Funds To TikTok Business Partners
Chinese Firm That Bankrolled Biden Associates Closely Linked To Communist Party Officials
Federal Appeals Court Blocks Universities From Enforcing Florida’s ‘Stop WOKE Act’
NYPD Lowers Fitness Standards To Recruit More Women
Most People Arrested in DC Don’t Get Charged, Data Reveal
Election Denier Stacey Abrams Is Now Working To Eliminate Gas Stoves

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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 - MARCH 16: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies during the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the The Presidents Fiscal Year 2024 Budget, in Dirksen Building on Thursday, March 16, 2023. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)