Capitol Report (Jan. 7): Judge Rules in Favor of Navy SEALs on Mandate

Steve Lance
By Steve Lance
January 7, 2022Capitol Reportshare

On Friday, the nation’s highest court took up challenges to President Joe Biden’s vaccine and testing mandates. The stakes are high, and if they decide to allow Biden’s mandate to stay in place, companies will face consequences in the next month. We bring you an analysis of what’s at stake and how the court is expected to rule.

A judge has ruled in favor of 35 Navy SEALs. The SEALs were facing termination from the Pentagon for taking a pass on the vaccine due to their sincerely held religious beliefs. We’ll chat with one of the attorneys representing the SEALs in their case.

The unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in December. Biden touted what he called the nation’s historic unemployment numbers despite a mixed report on the U.S. jobs market.

Congressman Ken Buck joins us to discuss the challenges Big Tech poses to our society, and also weighs in on China and the upcoming Beijing Olympics.

Top officials from the United States and Japan are boosting cooperation on defense and research, in light of China’s growing aggressiveness in disputed waters.

One year after the Jan. 6 Capitol breach, the FBI is still searching for the person who left two pipe bombs outside the Republican and Democratic national committee buildings.

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