We’re back at it again with the latest edition of the Morning Brew. Spring Training baseball has returned. Speaking of returns, will Philly fans be allowed to return to games in the city soon? The past few days saw an interesting showing over at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2021 down in Orlando, and New York governor Andrew Cuomo has a lot to explain.
All this and more in this week’s Morning Brew:
The first inning for the Phillies was not a good one
The Phillies threw 50 pitches in the first inning. They got two outs. The inning is over. Fans are booing.
— Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) February 28, 2021
The first Phillies dinger of the year went to Adam Haseley
Haseley homer! #RingTheBell pic.twitter.com/pD65wTbWEZ
— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) February 28, 2021
The Tigers rocked the Phils
Game on TV tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/5RGNJCYtmY
— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) February 28, 2021
Here’s your Phillies Spring Training schedule
Games start Sunday; broadcasts start Monday on @NBCSPhilly!
Your full spring training TV schedule: https://t.co/NJf12zX2In pic.twitter.com/44X29qGQxZ
— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) February 26, 2021
Bryce Harper shares his thoughts on J.T. Realmuto
“We call him QB1 for a reason.” @bryceharper3 is glad @JTRealmuto is back 🙌@Phillies | #30Clubs30Days pic.twitter.com/kWHvIZzfBf
— MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) February 27, 2021
Angel Hernandez is already bringing his A game
Angel Hernandez being so bad at his job and everyone knowing and having to live with it is one of the weirder storylines in baseball pic.twitter.com/hp18Gc9Iah
— Jomboy (@Jomboy_) February 28, 2021
It was good to see some fans back in the stadiums
Spring Training: 2021 Edition pic.twitter.com/XqrHYZPU5o
— FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) February 28, 2021
Looks like we MIGHT see fans back at Philadelphia sporting events soon
Philadelphia is allowing fans back at sporting events as the city is rolling back some coronavirus restrictions. @StahlCBS3 reports. https://t.co/Viq4AFKwM2
— CBS Philly (@CBSPhilly) February 26, 2021
The Wells Fargo Center statement
The Wells Fargo Center with Statement on the City of #Philadelphia allowing fans back starting March 1#Flyers #Sixers pic.twitter.com/iY98RguUsU
— David Malandra Jr (@DaveMReports) February 26, 2021
The COVID-19 impact on Philadelphia Int’l Airport was brutal
New end-of-year data shows the full extent of Covid-19’s impact on passenger volume at Philadelphia International Airport in 2020. It’s not pretty. https://t.co/EbVNrEOkv2
— PHL Business Journal (@PHLBizJournal) February 28, 2021
The Sixers lost to the Cavs, but Embiid is lookin’ real good!
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) February 28, 2021
JOEL EMBIID DOING WHAT NOW!? 🤯 pic.twitter.com/GXsrdP3XGB
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 28, 2021
The Blues’ goalie was a tad upset on Saturday night
Things got a bit chippy here… #Hockey pic.twitter.com/LAoWBRHt5H
— thepibrew (@thepibrew) February 28, 2021
Former President Trump running again in 2024?
Former President Donald Trump rejected the idea of starting a third political party and instead teased the idea of a 2024 run in a speech Sunday at a conservative conference https://t.co/YlXnM8vxI4
— Bloomberg (@business) February 28, 2021
Donald Trump never met a mirror he didn’t love
Former President Donald Trump looks at himself in a mirror, held by an aide, before walking out to speak at CPAC in Orlando on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/1LsSVcziZO
— Erin Schaff (@erinschaff) February 28, 2021
Reaction to the Trump speech at CPAC?
This #Trump #CPAC speech is one Big Lie after another. Sadly, there’s an entire segment of the population that actually continues to believe him.
— Olivia of Troye (@OliviaTroye) February 28, 2021
The man who is currently under investigation in Georgia for trying to subvert the last election was just now lecturing on what we need to secure “honest elections”
— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) February 28, 2021
Some things never change
Donald Trump calls out by name all 17 Republicans who voted against him in House impeachment and Senate trial.
“Get rid of them all,” he said.
— Michael Mathes (@MichaelMathes) February 28, 2021
Ted Cruz proves yet again that he couldn’t care less about the everyday citizen of Texas
During his CPAC speech, Sen. Ted Cruz made light of his Cancun trip controversy: “I gotta say, Orlando is awesome. https://t.co/iet9SMt7dO
— FOX26Houston (@FOX26Houston) February 26, 2021
Ted Cruz then and now
lmao remember this pic.twitter.com/L4oqraoLFu
— Berny Belvedere (@bernybelvedere) February 28, 2021
Ted Cruz lies as much as he breathes
You were staying at the fucking Ritz Carlton. https://t.co/B7EJCQ7xuT
— Charlie Sykes (@SykesCharlie) February 27, 2021
Speaking of lies, a year ago we received this whopper from former President Trump
Trump one year ago today on COVID: “It’s going to disappear one day. It’s like a miracle – it will disappear.” pic.twitter.com/JjhAhibh2j
— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) February 27, 2021
So of course the same was mentioned in the Fox News echo chamber
One year ago today, Sean Hannity dropped this absolute banger pic.twitter.com/TekxzKB08S
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) February 27, 2021
Opening day at CPAC seemed fun
Opening day at the circus #QPAC2021 pic.twitter.com/02scLPORlR
— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) February 27, 2021
The CPAC stage … hmm
Is anyone really shocked that the #CPAC stage is in a shape of a Nazi SS symbol pic.twitter.com/WpJjIPD7xR
— Wu-Tang Is For The Children (@WUTangKids) February 26, 2021
The weird gold Trump statue was made in Mexico
CPAC’s gold Trump statue was made in Mexico https://t.co/N34YUsgYES pic.twitter.com/PuB6ndvDuN
— The Hill (@thehill) February 28, 2021
Back to CPAC – Nick Fuentes and his squad showed up outside
White nationalist Nick Fuentes attempted to get into CPAC this afternoon, but a CPAC organizer wasn’t pleased. pic.twitter.com/Phj1Fxe3UN
— Zachary Petrizzo (@ZTPetrizzo) February 28, 2021
The Proud Boy leader was seen at CPAC because of course he was
Proud Boys chairman is here outside of #CPAC. I asked him about him about reports that he was a government informant. “There’s some truth to it,” he said. “I refuse to apologize for that.” pic.twitter.com/DFJrT3LXMx
— William Turton (@WilliamTurton) February 27, 2021
The entertainment outside of CPAC was … something
— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@MollyJongFast) February 27, 2021
Donald Trump Jr. ended up on a sign
Who made it to Don Jr’s late night CPAC talk in his hotel suite? pic.twitter.com/WGo4Okz0qy
— The Good Liars (@TheGoodLiars) February 28, 2021
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing serious allegations
Hours after a second woman came forward to accuse Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexually harassing her, Democratic leaders in Albany questioned the impartiality of his choice to lead an investigation, while others called for his immediate resignation. https://t.co/d6bFCTCMPz
— The New York Times (@nytimes) February 28, 2021
The NY Attorney General responded to the Gov’s proposal for investigating sexual harassment allegations against him
NEW: @TishJames rejects @NYGovCuomo proposal for investigating sexual harassment allegations against him. pic.twitter.com/UACh3hLdR4
— Zack Fink (@ZackFinkNews) February 28, 2021
What a mess
Cuomo retreats. Third statement from his office on this today. pic.twitter.com/8RFrPNUPyL
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) February 28, 2021
And now an apology from Cuomo himself, in the fourth statement of the day issued from his office pic.twitter.com/HbPbT6WQIY
— Aaron Katersky (@AaronKatersky) February 28, 2021
Staying on the NY theme, the Manhattan DA obtained the ever elusive Trump tax returns
CNN: Manhattan DA Obtains Trump Tax Returns https://t.co/VdvNoxXROZ pic.twitter.com/saIXaG8oyq
— Talking Points Memo (@TPM) February 28, 2021
J.J. Watt to the Bills?
J.J. Watt has reportedly narrowed his list down to 3-5 teams and the #Bills are among the “serious contenders.” https://t.co/vypUxm17FL #BillsMafia #JJWattch
— Ryan Talbot (@RyanTalbotBills) February 28, 2021
Russell Wilson on his way out of Seattle?
Russell Wilson has told the Seahawks he wants to play in Seattle but, if a trade were considered, the only teams he would go to are the Cowboys, Saints, Raiders and Bears, his agent Mark Rodgers said to ESPN.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 25, 2021
The Greek Freak is a bad man!
GIANNIS WITH THE HAMMER!#NBASundays pic.twitter.com/15Xy5WFtWi
— NBA UK (@NBAUK) February 28, 2021
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