Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 02/22/21

Biden Administration:

  • President Joe Biden on Monday launched changes to the U.S. coronavirus aid program for small businesses to try to reach smaller and minority-owned firms, sole proprietors and those with past criminal records left behind in previous rounds of aid.
  • Neera Tanden, President Biden’s nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget, suffered a significant setback on Monday as two moderate Republicans said they would not support her nomination, potentially dooming her chances for confirmation.
  • President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to cancel an upcoming oral argument on a policy introduced under his predecessor Donald Trump backing work requirements for people who receive healthcare under the Medicaid program for the poor.

Congress:

COVID-19 Updates:

White ISIS/MAGAts/Wing Nuts Watch:

  • The Supreme Court handed Trump a significant defeat on Monday morning by declining to halt investigators from getting their hands on his tax returns. Here is his response:

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