Can Biden Fix Trump's Vaccine Rollout? Capitol Rioters Meant to Capture and Assassinate Govt Officials


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Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she covered:

1. WASHINGTON POST: "Vaccine reserve was already exhausted when Trump administration vowed to release it, dashing hopes of expanded access"

2. AXIOS: "Biden on his nearly $2 trillion plan: "We cannot afford inaction”"

3A. NEW YORK TIMES: "The Capitol Police is investigating whether lawmakers gave pre-riot building tours, as Pelosi names leader of security review"

3B. AUDIO: Speaker Pelosi says if members of Congress are found to have aided the insurrectionists then they should be prosecuted

4. WASHINGTON POST: "How the rioters who stormed the Capitol came dangerously close to Pence"

During the second half of the show, Leslie is joined by Olivier Knox, new Anchor of 'The Daily 202' at The Washington Post, a midday newsletter about politics and policy.

They discuss President Trump's approval rating falling to an all time low, a new court filing by federal prosecutors stating that Capitol rioters intended to 'capture and assassinate' government officials, and how some members of Congress are being investigated by the Capitol Police to see if they gave pre-riot building tours to those who then participated in the riots.

Olivier's Twitter handle is @OKnox, and the website for 'The Daily 202' is

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