Capitol Report (Jan. 17): Winter Storm Cancels Thousands of Flights

Steve Lance
By Steve Lance
January 17, 2022Capitol Reportshare

In the nation’s capital, activists held a peace walk to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Many tell us they’re encouraged by Dr. King’s legacy of unity and peace.

A powerful winter storm ripped through the East Coast over the weekend, leaving over 200,000 homes and businesses without power. Thousand of flights were canceled or delayed.

Last week, the Supreme Court handed a major victory to businesses that were set to start enforcing President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate on employees. But how many Americans are still feeling the effects of the mandate culture that has been created?

Biden is calling the Texas synagogue attack that happened over the weekend “an act of terror.” The FBI has identified the man.

A bipartisan group of seven U.S. senators traveled to Ukraine on Monday. They said they are sending a message to both the Ukraine people and Russian President Vladamir Putin.

Virginia now has its first Republican governor in over a decade. Hours after his inauguration, Glenn Youngkin removed mask mandates and banned critical race theory from all Virginia public schools.

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