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BREAKING: Pres. Biden tells ABC’s@sarahkolinovsky that he is considering a mandate for all federal employees to get COVID-19 vaccines. “That’s under consideration right now, but if you’re not vaccinated you’re not nearly as smart as I thought you were.”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hails four law enforcement officers who testified before Jan. 6 select committee as “heroes.” “We thank them for their courage to present their harrowing testimony of what happened that day.”
BREAKING: Senate votes in favor of beginning debate on a $1.1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal that would provide funding for core items like roads, bridges, waterways and broadband.
Asked if Pres. Biden’s expected vaccine mandate for federal workers could face resistance, deputy press sec. Jean-Pierre tells @rachelvscott that the government has "an obligation to be good stewards of the workforce" and ensure safety.
Pres. Biden: “The vaccine was developed and authorized under a Republican administration. And it has been distributed and administered under a Democratic administration. Vaccines are safe and highly effective. There's nothing political about them."
BREAKING: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger's office has released the results of a full hand-count audit of the roughly 5 million votes cast in the presidential contest there, showing Joe Biden has maintained his lead over Donald Trump.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer displays post of Marjorie Taylor Greene post holding a gun next to image of Democratic lawmakers. "This is an AR-15 in the hands of Ms. Greene...Look at that image and tell me what message you think it sends."
NEW: Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls on President Trump to “abandon his lawsuit seeking to strike down the Affordable Care Act.” “Instead the president should urge the 14 states who have refused to expand Medicaid, to do so.”