Capitol Report (Feb. 16): Biden’s First Formal Address on China Balloon; Sen. Fetterman Hospitalized for Clinical Depression

Steve Lance
By Steve Lance
February 16, 2023Capitol Report

President Joe Biden gives his first formal remarks on shooting down the Chinese spy balloon and unidentified objects. He gives a warning to Beijing, and he tells the nation about how we’ll handle future incidents.

The Environmental Protection Agency is addressing people’s concerns over the train derailment in Ohio. This comes as senators are pressing the federal government for answers.

Sen. Eric Schmitt (R-Mo.) weighs in on the ongoing threat from China. Find out what he has to say as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy takes a trip to the border. What does the speaker have to say, and how are Democrats responding?

The race for outgoing California Sen. Diane Feinstein’s seat is heating up, taking shape with another member of Congress entering the race.

How do Americans view the press? An annual report on the news media has been released, and the results were not so great.

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