margaret brennan

margaret brennan

Face the Nation Moderator & CBS News Sr Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Eamon’s Mom, USMC wife, dog lover, UVA alum, CT Yankee, Sag Harbor native

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Here’s @ScottGottliebMD ⁩ saying that @pfizer  was told to throttle back on vaccine delivery by the governments in 5 out of 8 African countries affected by the Biden travel ban; their existing stockpiles are not being used. #COVID19 

A White House official says that @PresElectBiden  was briefed on the new variant circulating in Southern Africa. Earlier @WHOoday  the designated it a “variant of concern” and dubbed it “ #COVID19micron .”

Putin challenging Biden/Europe again: WH says @JakeSullivan46  spoke w/ Ukraine’s Head of Presidential Administration Andriy Yermak about ongoing Russian military activities near Ukraine’s border & “harsh rhetoric”; It is also a focus during @SecBlinken  trip to @NATO  mtg next week

Just weeks after lifting restrictions on vaccinated travelers entering the US, Biden admin will now restrict travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique & Malawi out of an “abundance of caution” due to new variant #COVID19 

The “Full Fauci” is available here as a podcast. This is the full hour+ of my conversation with him about #COVID19 , the public health failures, the scientific triumphs, the political fractures & his fears

Speaking at @NIH  following a briefing on #OmicronVariant , @PresElectBiden  lam #COVID19nts  that has become a political issue "which is a sad, sad commentary." He calls for uniting America to battle a winter surge.

@PresElectBiden  #COVID19ays  that infections will rise in the weeks ahead this winter. At the moment he says there are "just two #Omicronases " of reported in the U.S.

Keeping schools open this winter and students in them is a priority, says @PresElectBiden ; he encou @cdcages  the to release new guidelines on "test to stay" policies that would help children avoid forced quarant #COVID19ne  after exposure


"I have never seen a virus or any pathogen that has such a broad range of manifestations,” Fauci tells the @FT . “Even if it doesn’t kill you, even if it doesn’t put you in the hospital, it can make you seriously ill.” @NIH  #COVID19 

"Trump might be ridiculous for the rest of the world, but he is sane and wise man for the Taliban," a Sr Taliban member told @Samiyousafzai  of hope for a Trump 2020 win. @TimMurtaugh  told @CBSNews  that the campaign rejects the endorsement. #campaign2020 

From CBS' Pat Milton: Steve Bannon was taken into custody today by US Postal Service agents. He's expected to be arraigned today before a US magistrate. @SDNYnews  alleges he had a role in defrauding donors as part of an online crowdfunding campaign known as “We Build the Wall”

#Climate change provisions in Dem spending bill are non-negotiable from @Ocasio2018  point of view. She tol @FaceTheNation  me on that “we cannot afford to increase carbon or just fossil fuel emissions at this time. That is simply the sci @FaceTheNationnce .” ⁦⁩

Here's the transcript of our @FaceTheNation  interview with Attorney General Bill Barr.

I find that our testing rate is nothing to celebrate whatsoever - @MittRomney  sharply rebukes Adm. Giroir & says he would not expect an admiral to use political spin. #COVID19 

This is the last weekend of the Trump presidency.

Are you saying there wasn't one [a specific piece of evidence]? @EsperDoD : "I didn't see one with regard to four embassies. What I'm saying is I share the president's view that probably- my expectation was they were going to go after our embassies."

The CEO of Wal-Mart, the world's largest brick & mortar retailer, says the company will make its parking lots available for testing facilities. Target's CEO says they'll keep stores open during crisis for supplies. $TGT $WMT #Coronavirus