Capitol Report (Nov. 26): ‘Omicron’: New Variant Spooks WHO, Stock Market

Steve Lance
By Steve Lance
November 26, 2021Capitol Reportshare

With inflation soaring, we just had the most expensive Thanksgiving dinner in modern history—14 percent more than last year. It’s also costing farmers too.

As we enter the holiday season, inflation still looms large. What can we expect as the Christmas shopping season kicks off? Financial expert Charles Mizrahi has some answers.

President Joe Biden last week took an unprecedented move, tapping into the nation’s oil reserves for the sole reason of bringing down gas prices. We talk to New York Times best-selling author and energy expert Alex Epstein to get more perspective on what this all means.

A new variant of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, which causes the disease COVID-19, has been detected in South Africa. The Biden administration says they will restrict travel to the United States from South Africa and seven other countries starting on Monday.

The Biden administration is expected to require essential foreign travelers crossing U.S. borders to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 22.

And we visited a restaurant in Washington, D.C., where the holiday tradition is frying turkeys—for free. We find out what’s kept the tradition alive for 15 years.

After his not guilty verdict, Kyle Rittenhouse meets former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach. Trump weighs in on his trial.

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