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january 6 committee's request to get president trump's call logs and other records surrounded the capitol attack in 2021. watch tonight beginning at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span, online at c-span.org, or watch full coverage on c-span now, our new video app. the president is headf town heading to minnesota today to talk about the infrastructure law. we may hear more from him about the covid variant. we will hear about his covid -- his covid response team has that coming up. reporting on yesterday's news conference, yesterday's announcement by the president of the white house about noon yesterday. biden says he will direct fda cdc to use fastest process available for covid vaccines targeting omicron. president biden said he's
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directing general agencies to move as quickly as possible to approve additional vaccines or boosters tailored to shield against the new coronavirus variant. the current covid vaccines provide police protection for the heavily mutated strain and booster shots strengthen the protection significantly biden assured americans. politico writing about some of the political side of this, of this, the effect on the administration. one of the stories published this morning. once more and always, the white house can shake covid-19. president biden was elected one year ago to managing out-of-control pandemic and he secured some undeniable early triumphs by -- steering a massive covid relief bill while monitoring in -- a vaccination program.
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as a president was celebrating progress, the pandemic -- the delta variant sent cases surging, rattling the nation's economy. sending the president's poll numbers tumbling. the sudden emergence of the omicron variant as far as fears of another devastating virus, one that could endanger the white house plans to focus on biden's legislative agenda and efforts to battle inflation and a bottleneck supply chain. the handling of the omicron variant, the covid response overall. 202-748-8000 for democrats, 202-748-8001 for republicans and 202-748-8002 for independents and others. we will get to your calls momentarily. comments from president biden yesterday at the white house. @cspanwj --[video clip] >> there are three messages i want the people to hear.
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this variance is a cause for concern, not a cause for panic. we have the best vaccines in the world, the best scientists and we are learning more every single day and we will fight this variant which -- with scientific and knowledgeable actions and speed. not chaos and confusion. from vaccines to boosters, to vaccines for children. one year ago america was >> and live now to the white house covid-19 response team briefing. we are expecting to hear about the biden administration's approach to the omicron variant. jeff: this new variant is cause for concern but not panic because we now

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