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White House Ramps Up Efforts As Delta Variant Spikes

July 23, 2021
COVID-19 continues to sweep its way across the country, putting unvaccinated Americans at the highest risk. The panel discussed vaccine skepticism, the select committee to investigate Jan. 6th, and new reporting on former President Trump’s reaction to the insurrection.
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Audio: Trump says he spoke to a ‘loving crowd’ at Jan. 6 rally

July 22, 2021
Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
The former president described the atmosphere on Jan. 6 as largely friendly and peaceful in an exclusive interview for the new book ‘I Alone Can Fix It’
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Pelosi rejects appointment of Republican Reps. Jordan and Banks to January 6 select committee

July 21, 2021
Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released a statement rejecting the recommendation to appoint Republicans Rep. Jim Jordan and Rep. Jim Banks to the January 6 select committee.
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‘Breakthrough’ COVID cases hit the White House

July 21, 2021
Rachel Scott | ABC News
Fully vaccinated staffers from the White House, to Speaker Pelosi's office have tested positive. And the urgent plea, Mitch Mcconnell saying do not listen to the misinformation, urging the unvaccinated to get the shot.
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Republicans plan to block vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill, pushing for more time to write it

July 21, 2021
Manu Raju, Alex Rogers | CNN
Senate Republicans are expected to block a vote Wednesday to start debate on a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, as they push for more time to strike a deal with Democrats and write the legislation.

Biden Defends Voting Rights as Texas Democrats Flee

July 16, 2021
President Biden called out Republican lawmakers in a passionate speech addressing their ongoing battle to restrict voting rights. The panel also discussed shocking new reporting on former President Trump, and the growing threat of COVID-19 cases.
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Biden slams Republican push to restrict voting rights

July 14, 2021
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
President Biden accused Republican leaders of embracing autocracy as 17 state legislatures seek to make it harder to vote.
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Senate Democrats announce plans for $3.5 trillion budget package to expand Medicare, advance Biden priorities

July 14, 2021
Seung Min Kim, Tony Romm, Jeff Stein | The Washington Post
Senate Democrats on Tuesday reached an early agreement to pursue a sweeping $3.5 trillion reconciliation package that would expand Medicare benefits, boost federal safety net programs and combat climate change, aiming to sidestep Republican opposition and deliver on President Biden’s top economic priorities.
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