Senators Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) reached an estimated $2 billion bipartisan deal that would provide new funding to the Capitol police in relation to the events that occurred on January 6. The deal was reached on Tuesday and some reported it had the possibility of moving to the floor as soon as Wednesday.
Conservative groups are expected at the U.S. Capitol building on Tuesday to show support for the Cuban people. One America’s John Hines spoke to one of the organizers of the rally, Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin.
The CDC flip-flopped on its masking guidelines for people who have been fully vaccinated. During a media telebriefing on Tuesday, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky announced new recommendations for fully vaccinated people in high transmission areas to wear face masks indoors.
Former Iowa farmhand Cristhian Bahena Rivera could get off free after being convicted for killing 20-year-old Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts. On Tuesday, Bahena Rivera’s defense attorneys pushed for a new trial for the undocumented immigrant by arguing he was framed for the murder.
Joe Biden’s economic policies have led to high inflation rates. One America’s Alicia Summers discussed this, and the general state of the American economy, with economist Brent Wilsey, president and CEO of Wilsey Asset Management.
Japan has been protesting Russia’s military drills in a disputed region amid alleged talks to resolve that dispute. On Tuesday, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said Russia ramped up its military presence in the Kuril Islands, which Tokyo considered unacceptable.
Mike Pompeo spoke to a crowd in California about his picture of the future of the Republican Party. The former secretary of state delivered remarks at Simi Valley’s Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Ventura, California and mapped out what steps the Republican Party should take next.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin warned China the U.S. would not ‘flinch’ when its interests have been threatened, but added the Biden administration would not seek out confrontation. During a speech in Singapore on Tuesday, Austin said he has been committed to pursuing a constructive and stable relationship with China.
Debbie Bloyd, CEO of DLB Mortgage, joins Wall to Walk to discuss the latest increase in U.S. home prices.