Capitol Report (Jan. 26): Biden’s Chance at a Supreme Court Pick

By Steve Lance
Steve Lance
Steve Lance
Steve Lance is the host of Capitol Report, a political news show based in Washington aimed at providing a direct channel to the voices and people who shape policy in America. Capitol Report features all of the political news of the day with expert interviews and analysis.
January 26, 2022Updated: January 26, 2022

A U.S. Supreme Court Justice is apparently ready to hang up his robe. President Joe Biden gets to appoint a Supreme Court Justice for the first time, and he made it clear what type of Justice he’s looking to nominate.

We speak to Rick Green, an attorney and former Texas State representative, to find out who Biden might pick and if this will be a unifying moment for the Democrats.

With big parts of Biden’s agenda stalled in Congress, Democrat leadership has shifted their focus to the global economy—specifically when it comes to competition with China. The House just unveiled their version of a new bill that aims to slow China and keep it at bay.

New York Congresswoman Claudia Tenney joins us to discuss how the Chinese Communist Party tried to leverage a loophole in U.S. congressional ethics rules to silence dissent on a Chinese tech company that has ties to persecuting religious groups in China.

The quickly spreading Omicron variant is causing a new peak in U.S. deaths. While hospitalization rates have not increased since the Delta variant, Omicron continues to spread at rapid rates.

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