Trump’s request to block release of White House records re:Jan.6 is rejected by Supreme Court 8–1, Senate fails to pass voting rights bill legislation, On first anniversary of his presidency, Biden holds 2 hr. press conference, predicts Russia will invade Ukraine (minor incursion,) admits voting rights won’t pass, defends policies, admits much needs to be done re: Covid, Jan. 6 committee subpoenas to white nationalists.
Russian troops captured eastern city as battle for Donbas region begins (Kreminna seized) Mariupol’s defenders are holed up in steel plant, Trump appointee Katherine Kimball Mizelle, youngest judge ever appointed as (33) district judge (ruled incapable by Bar Association) overturns mask mandate for public transit, Oxfam reports billionaire saw their wealth grow by 62%, average worker grew by 10% over last 2 years.
18 year old white man, who allegedly posted white supremacy manifesto, will be charged with a hate crime in Buffalo mass shooting where 10 died. 11 of the 13 victims were black. He bought gun legally despite a record showing he had talked about carrying on an attack in high school.