Republican Representatives Paul Gosar, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, and Louie Gohmert are trying to help dozens of Capitol protesters who are being detained in prison and reportedly abused and tortured. None of the detainees were violent, none had firearms, and none have been charged with insurrection.
A new state law that requires health officials to consult with legislative bodies before taking any action and giving those bodies veto power over some orders. A battle is raging as Page says that his mandate is still valid. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, a Republican, has filed suit challenging the order.
Peggy Hall said that the DOJ)’s announcement that it is legal for private companies and public agencies to require employees to take vaccines is false. She explained that the DOJ does not have power to mandate vaccines because it is part of the executive branch, and is not the legislature of a court.
The CDC reports the inflated rate of hospitalization for any patient who tests positive for the virus. For example, an asymptomatic child who tests positive after being injured in a bicycle accident could counted as a COVID case. The CDC doesn’t distinguish whether a child is hospitalized for Covid or with Covid.
Rappoport pointed out that more unvaccinated people are are being diagnosed with COVID because they are more likely to get a test than vaccinated people. Also, the test protocol has been altered for vaccinated people to make the tests less sensitive, and therefore, producing fewer false positive results.
Biden explicitly blamed the unvaccinated for the surge in case numbers despite many who have received the jab have also been diagnosed with COVID. The CDC also recommended indoor masks for all teachers, staff, students and visitors at schools nationwide, regardless of vaccination status. A recommendation is not a law.