Today's D Brief: 21 dead in Texas school shooting; Encirclement in E. Ukraine; Russian default looming; N. Korea's 17th test; And a bit more.
America has suffered more than 210 mass shootings this year, and there have only been 144 days in the year so far. According to Texas officials, the shooter “barricaded himself by locking the door and just started shooting children and teachers that were inside that classroom,” Lt. The gunman lived nearby in Uvalde, Texas, and was frequently bullied because of a stutter and a lisp, according to the Washington Post. The gunman purchased the assault rifles within a week of turning 18, Texas officials said Tuesday, and added details Wednesday. The “good-guy-with-a-gun” defense doesn’t seem to have stopped the shooter in Tuesday’s massacre, Politico reports with an eye on Capitol Hill and the rhetorical stalemate over gun control.
“As a nation, we have to ask, when in God’s name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?” President Joe Biden said in an evening address to the nation. And indeed, in no time at all, key conservative pundits trumpeted familiar, nothing-can-be-done responses to gun violence in America, as CNN’s Oliver Darcy pointed out in the evening. We Need a New Law to Counter Domestic Drone Threats // Liz Sherwood-Randall: The White House sent Congress a plan to protect Americans. Fort Bragg as Fort Liberty? Commission Announces Names to Erase Confederate Ties // Jacqueline Feldscher: Army leaders fighting over glory, not racism, drove the choice of “Liberty,” source says. NATO Must Contest Russian Moves in Its Southern Underbelly // Liana Fix and Kristina Kausch: Putin sees the east and south as key to pushing back the Western alliance’s influence.
The Air & Space Brief: Air Force One delays; Space Command HQ ‘sore losers’; Elon tests Starlink // Tara Copp: Welcome to this Wednesday edition of The D Brief, brought to you by Ben Watson with Jennifer Hlad. Russian forces are racing to encircle Ukrainians in two far-eastern cities, Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk, on either side of the Siverskiy Donets River, Reuters reports Wednesday from Kramatorsk. North Korea sent three more ballistic missiles into the East Sea, which is also known as the Sea of Japan, on Wednesday.
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