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A 'Minor Incursion'
Getting HammeredJan 21, 2022
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Mary Katharine and Vic unpack Biden's lengthly press conference, from 95 (or is it 98?) percent of schools reopening to Russia's 'minor incursion' in the Ukraine. In coronavirus news, Prime Minister Boris Johnson ends masking in schools and vaccine passports, a Los Angeles charter school quarantines unvaccinated students, and NPR wrongly reports a mask fight between Supreme Court justices.


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  • 00:12 - Segment: Welcome to the Show 
  • 06:56 - Segment: The News You Need to Know
  • 07:04 - President Joe Biden claims that 95 percent—then 98 percent—of schools are open
  • 10:06 - Segment: You Love to Hear It
  • 10:19 - Biden completes a long press conference and answers questions 
  • 11:20 - Biden says if Russia launches a “minor incursion” into the Ukraine, it may not prompt a U.S. response
  • 14:26 - Biden pressed on calling opponents to his voting rights bill “Bull Connor”
  • 17:15 - 2022 election integrity depends on voting rights bill, Biden says—and Vice President Harris attempts a cleanup 
  • 24:20 - Prime Minister Boris Johnson ends masking in schools and vaccine passports
  • 30:44 - Los Angeles charter school quarantines unvaccinated students 
  • 34:21 - Biden administration launches coronavirus test kit service 
  • 36:25 - NPR wrongly reports a mask scuffle in the Supreme Court between Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Neil Gorsuch
  • 42:50 - Super Bowl halftime lineup announced