Here are the other stories conservatives are talking about today.
ADIDAS DROPS YE: Adidas announced Tuesday it has ended its partnership with Ye, also known as Kanye West, over a series of antisemitic comments he made recently in a series of social media posts and interviews. The sports apparel giant said it would immediately halt production and marketing of his Yeezy fashion brand. Read more.
“The thing about it being Adidas — I can say antisemitic things and Adidas can't drop me. Now what? Now what?”
— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) October 21, 2022
STACEY ABRAMS ORG PAID MILLIONS TO CLOSE FRIEND’S FIRM: Fair Fight Action, a voting rights organization founded by Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, paid $9.4 million over two years to a boutique law firm owned by Abrams’ close friend and campaign chairwoman, Allegra Lawrence-Hardy. Read more.
DEMOCRATS WITHDRAW LETTER ASKING BIDEN TO NEGOTIATE WITH PUTIN: Following backlash from members of their own party earlier this week, a group of 30 House Democrats on Tuesday retracted a public letter urging President Joe Biden to negotiate directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the war in Ukraine. Read more.
13 CHARGED IN CHINESE ESPIONAGE CASE: On Monday, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced charges against 13 individuals accused of attempting to “unlawfully exert influence in the United States” on behalf of China. Read more.
AG Merrick Garland: "The DOJ has taken several actions to disrupt criminal activity by individuals working on behalf of the government of the People’s Republic of China." pic.twitter.com/E3TPAmxq1J
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) October 24, 2022
GRINER SENTENCE UPHELD: WNBA star Brittney Griner faces nearly a decade in Russian prison after a Russian court upheld her nine-year sentence for marijuana possession. The move will likely intensify pressure on the Biden administration to secure her release. Read more.
REPORTER: "What is your next move now that Brittney Griner lost her appeal?"
BIDEN: "We're in constant contact with Russian authorities to get Brittney and others out and so far, we have not been meeting with much positive response, but we're not stopping." pic.twitter.com/YwZVmiwxYy
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) October 25, 2022