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UAW Strike Against Ford, Stellantis, and General Motors, House Oversight Committee Opens FEMA Probe, Speaker McCarthy Torches Reporter Over Impeachment Inquiry | Sept. 15

TOP NEWS | On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down:


  • The United Auto Workers union is officially on strike against Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis. 
  • The House Oversight and Accountability Committee is taking a closer look into FEMA’s response to the catastrophic wildfires in Hawaii last month. 
  • House Speaker Kevin McCarthy did not hold back on Thursday when an Associated Press reporter implied the California Republican had launched the impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden “without evidence.” 
  • President Joe Biden is in hot water after making comments about Hispanic and African American workers. 
  • Three men found not guilty in Gov. Whitmer kidnapping plot 


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