Capitol Report (Feb. 7): Olympians Speaking Out Over Conditions

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.
February 7, 2022 Updated: February 8, 2022

The new German leader is here in Washington for the first time Monday. His talks with U.S. President Joe Biden are dominated by one topic.

Biden’s national security adviser warned over the weekend that a Russian invasion of Ukraine may be imminent. Congressman Michael Guest, vice ranking member of the Committee on Homeland Security, tells us there may be a specific time President Vladimir Putin plans to move.

The IRS wants you to use facial recognition to access your tax records. The plan is set to launch by this summer, but on Capitol Hill, there’s bipartisan pushback to stop this plan in its tracks.

The United States passed another sobering milestone: more than 900,000 people have died of the CCP (Chinese Communist Partyvirus. Yet there might be some hope on the horizon.

In Beijing’s quarantine nightmare, an American figure skater has withdrawn from the men’s skating competition while several other athletes are complaining over inhumane living conditions while being placed in isolation after testing positive for the virus.

Former Olympic gold medalist and NHL star Theo Fleury says he’s feeling more pride than ever for his country, but it is not because of the Olympics.

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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.