(CNN)This week, the Senate voted to start debate on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill after a bipartisan group of lawmakers finally struck a deal. Meanwhile, the White House moved to mitigate the rise of Covid-19 cases and the CDC rang the alarm over the apparent severity of the Delta variant.
MondayBiden announces end of combat mission in Iraq as he shifts US foreign policy focusFederal law doesn’t prohibit Covid-19 vaccine requirements, Justice Department saysTuesday‘January 6 still isn’t over for me’: Officers testify about mental health and lingering wounds from US Capitol attackCDC updates guidance, recommends vaccinated people wear masks indoors in certain areas guidance, recommends vaccinated people wear masks indoors in certain areasRead More
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WednesdaySenate opens debate on trillion-dollar infrastructure bill after bipartisan group strikes dealWhite House works behind the scenes to prepare labor leaders for federal employee vaccine requirementSubpoena fight looms over Trump as House committee plots extensive January 6 probeHouse Republicans revolt over reimposed mask mandateThursdayCDC document warns Delta variant appears to spread as easily as chickenpox and cause more severe infectionBiden calls on Congress to extend eviction moratorium set to expire SaturdayTexas Senate advances bill to restrict how race, nation’s history is taught in schoolsFridayBiden’s Justice Department says IRS ‘must’ hand over Trump tax returns to CongressSenate votes to move ahead on trillion-dollar bipartisan infrastructure dealTrump to DOJ last December: ‘Just say that the election was corrupt + leave the rest to me’And that was the week in 14 headlines.