McCarthy excuses Republicans who heckled Biden, calls them ‘passionate’
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday excused fellow Republicans who heckled President Biden during his State of the Union address, saying they were “passionate,” but suggested the smart play would be not to “take the bait” from Biden.washingtonpost.com
The Latest: Coronavirus vaccine provided to US Supreme Court
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)WASHINGTON — The justices on the U.S. Supreme Court are being provided with doses of the coronavirus vaccine. Health officials have raised alarm about a looming shortage in hospital beds and intensive care units. The tally for Thursday eclipsed the previous 24-hour high of 21 deaths reported Nov. 24. ___RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s Supreme Court says coronavirus vaccination can be made mandatory, delivering a blow to the nation’s nascent anti-vaccine movement. Intensive care units in some regions were at or near full capacity, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.