Normally, News Views does not feature a Live Blog on Fridays but, since we have lots going on in the ‘news world,’ welcome to the Friday Edition. Please feel free to post ‘headlines’ you would like to share that we may have missed.
Tweet of the Day:
President Biden/Biden Administration:
Goodbye ‘godsend’: Expiration of child tax credits hits home
R.N.C. Signals a Pullout From Presidential Debates
The Republican National Committee says it will require candidates to pledge to not participate in debates run by the Commission on Presidential Debates. What would replace them, if anything, was unclear.
- The Republican National Committee is preparing to change its rules to require presidential candidates seeking the party’s nomination to sign a pledge to not participate in any debates sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates
Sen. Mitt Romney says the Republican National Committee ‘would be nuts’ to block GOP candidates from participating in presidential debates
Retail sales dropped 1.9% in December as higher prices caused consumers to curb spending
Spotify: Cancel this clown
Should’ve Gotten the Vaccine:
Almost all teens needing intensive care for COVID-19 were unvaccinated, study shows
The study found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was highly effective at keeping teens out of the hospital.