It’s Sunday and the weekend has come to an end. Below are a few articles and events we might have missed but are worthy of discussion. And in case you missed the Sunday shows, we got you covered. Please feel free to add your own headlines we might have missed.
The Biden Administration:
- The Biden administration announced Saturday it has directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to go to the southern border and help care for increasing numbers of unaccompanied child migrants arriving there.
- Why it matters: The record number of child migrants crossing the border has been overwhelming the administration’s stretched resources, Axios’ Jonathan Swan and Stef Kight note.
- The Latest: Paris may face new lockdown as ICUs fill up.
The Sunday Shows:
White ISIS/MAGAts/Wing Nuts:
- Police Shrugged Off the Proud Boys, Until They Attacked the Capitol
- Two Proud Boys accused of leading a mob to Congress followed a bloody path to get there. Law enforcement did little to stop them.
- Ron DeSantis Says Florida Penalized by Biden’s Stimulus Package: ‘It Stinks to High Heaven’
- A U.S. Army reservist arrested on suspicion of participating in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot was known to most of his co-workers as a white supremacist and Nazi sympathizer and grew a “Hitler mustache” while working as a Navy contractor with security clearance, according to federal prosecutors.
- Trump Official Charged in Capitol Riots Had a Rap Sheet and Still Got Top-Secret Clearance.
- Maskless woman is handcuffed at bank a day after Texas lifts mandates.
- Ohio showed worst unemployment recovery in nation last week, report says
- The report compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Ohio ranked 51st in recovery over the latest week and 37th since the pandemic began.
- Bill proposes renaming Mosquito Lake State Park to Donald J. Trump State Park
- Researchers say city birds are singing more since the pandemic altered our lifestyles.
- States and cities are facing a rising number of drug overdoses that health officials say have increased during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Why it matters: Roughly 81,000 people died from a drug overdose between June 2019 and May 2020, the highest number ever recorded in a 12-month period, according to provisional data in the CDC’s December report.
- Customers Angry Over Bank Delays On Stimulus Checks