Capitol Report (Jan. 30): Federal Workers Possibly Involved in Massive Unemployment Fraud; Sen. Ernst Calls for Investigation

Steve Lance
By Steve Lance
January 30, 2023China in Focus

Thousands of federal workers are accused of defrauding COVID-19 unemployment benefits. A senator is calling for an investigation.

President Joe Biden is touting infrastructure money in Baltimore, as the Justice Department says it’s working to brief lawmakers on classified documents.

Former President Donald Trump is on the campaign trail again, with some strong words for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Former Trump adviser Jenna Ellis joins us to discuss.

Several people died over the weekend after a gunman opened fire near a synagogue in Jerusalem. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with the Israeli prime minister Monday as tensions remain high.

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is under scrutiny over her comments on antisemitism. Our guest discusses the possible organizations funding anti-Israel causes and terrorist groups in the Middle East.

A House committee is calling upon the CEO of TikTok to testify. He’ll likely answer questions about U.S. national security and the effect of the social media platform on children.

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