White House correspondent/magpie @nytimes
“Have at it,” Biden says when asked by a reporter if his vaccine requirements constitute overreach and could face court challenges. He again criticizes GOP governors. “We’re playing for real here, this isn’t a game.”
“People are selective with the humanity they see in others." @katierosman
"President Trump was following my condition and cleared me for the monoclonal antibody therapy that he had previously received, which I am convinced saved my life.” Wonder how families of the 1,900 who died today feel when they see stuff like this.
This is a beautiful tribute, and puts depression in its proper context: People who battle it are strong.
Mitt Romney has had a wild 24 hours. Getting screamed at in an airport, sitting aboard a crowded plane as MAGA passengers chanted "traitor" at him, sheltering in the capitol, and then calling for elected leaders to tell the truth. Strength of character personified.
To prepare for her appearance, Amanda Gorman, who has a speech impediment, read the poem aloud over and over, “practicing it and trying to let it be known in my mouth, but not feel robotic."