In other news, Senator Bernie Sanders forced a vote to overrule the Senate parliamentarian on including a minimum wage hike in the COVID stimulus bill, but he failed to get enough votes.
Meanwhile, the White House says President Biden will sign two executive orders promoting economic equality for women on Monday. It's not clear what the orders will include.
Finally, a former political appointee at the State Department has been charged for attacking the capitol on January 6th.
It’s the first known case to be brought against a Trump appointee in the Jan. 6 insurrection, which led to Trump’s historic second impeachment.
Federico Klein, who also worked for Trump’s 2016 campaign, was seen wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat amid the throng of people in a tunnel trying to force their way into the Capitol on Jan. 6, the papers say. Klein pushed his way toward the doors, where, authorities say, “he physically and verbally engaged” with officers trying to keep the mob back.
Have a good weekend, folks. It's going to be nearly 70 degrees here next week. I can hardly wait.