1/ The student loan buyout is blocked for now
Biden used his Student Loan Forgiveness to help get young voters to the polls—some say it may have worked. Did the Biden Administration know it would be stopped in the courts when he made the decision? Judge Mark Pittman of the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas wrote, “In this country, we are not ruled by an all-powerful executive with a pen and a phone,” (CNN, CNBC, USA Today)
2/ Maricopa county’s clown show that we’re forced to watch
If you handled an election as bad as Maricopa county, you would be embarrassed to show yourself on the internet. Maricopa county had printing problems, machines not working, and counting that goes on and on and on. Except in Maricopa county, they have more social media managers than election workers… or it at least seems that way. (CNN, AZ Family, The Washington Post)
3/ Michigan needs a new lifeguard to monitor the blue wave
Candidate for Michigan Governor, Tudor Dixon, is upset and is still willing to fight for Michigan. It started when Michigan GOP Chief of Staff Paul Cordes released a don’t-blame-me letter. This prompted Dixon to go nuclear, posting the letter online with a small rant to the GOP. Dixon also Tweeted her intention to possibly run for GOP chair. Matthew DePerno is also running. (RedState, Fox News, Bridge Michigan)
4/ The GOP Civil War
That civil war is brewing in the GOP. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) says the “old” GOP is dead, and it’s time to build something new. He’s also not backing McConnell for leadership. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) called out several top GOP leaders, calling them a failure. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) will challenge House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for the speaker’s gavel.