Lessons of US Capitol siege
Despite this being the first week for many newly elected US senators, and the end of Sen. McConnell (R-Kentucky) in his reign as Majority Leader, the week will be remembered most of all as the week when the halls of Congress were filled with tear gas, angry protestors and gun shots as “Stop the Steal” protesters stormed a joint session of Congress to prevent legislators’ confirmation of President-elect Biden’s 2020 electoral triumph. Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio joins Scottie Nell Hughes to share his reaction to the unprecedented clash and the legacy and fate of President Trump and those still loyal to him.
Then RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports from hard-hit California on the latest news from the struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Then Ed Martin of the Phyllis Shlafly Eagles and Salon.com editor-at-large D Watkins join to discuss the introduction of gender-neutral language to congressional proceedings as well as recent events on Capitol Hill.