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Bitcoin blasts off on Elon’s endorsement

Bitcoin’s price soared early this week as Tesla says it will soon begin accepting the cryptocurrency as a form of payment. Michele Schneider of MarketGauge joins the program to analyze the firm’s major investment and the state of stimulus talks on Capitol Hill. These developments come at a time when the Covid-19 vaccine rollout is seeing a bumpy road, with some mixed results regarding new variants. RT America’s Trinity Chavez files a report on the efficacy of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the fight against the new South African coronavirus variant. While the pandemic has wiped out many small businesses, several larger players are having a field day and expanding. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte joins us from Los Angeles to break down Nevada’s new proposal that would allow these large corporations to function as a government in some areas. The world’s two largest economies are back in talks following a tumultuous few years. Our own Ben Swann and Jeffrey Tucker of the American Institute for Economic Research join the program to offer their forecast on how the relationship could play out under the Biden administration.