On today’s Daily: on the morning of the inauguration, my colleagues and I spoke with Biden and Harris supporters of all stripes and degrees about their hopes and fears for his presidency.
Mostly, they just feel relief.
Take a listen: https://t.co/chjNa2WuJa
No Daily today as we honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We will be back tomorrow. A powerful message from Dr. King’s son, Martin Luther King III, published today by The Times: https://t.co/dfJmHNC9zrhttps://t.co/3ZVPb5mNdE
On today's Daily: Just 10 out of 211 House Republicans voted to impeach President Trump for his role in the assault on the Capitol.
A conversation with one of them, a newly elected Representative from Michigan, Peter Meijer (@VoteMeijer)
Take a listen: https://t.co/OpDk8uIfe8
On today’s Daily: social media companies are racing to deplatform Trump and organizers of the Capitol riot, sending them scurrying into encrypted channels.
@sheeraf on whether that will lower the chances of future violence—or make it harder to prevent.
The Daily on the new virus variant:
Q: @mikiebarb: "Wouldn’t that seem to suggest that going about our lives even with a mask on, having the kind of interactions that we are currently having, that might be 50% riskier?"
A: @carlzimmer “yes, that’s right." https://t.co/LC87cwlkr6
On today’s Daily: an update on the pandemic as infections top 300K a day and daily deaths surpass 4K.
@carlzimmer on the threat of the British variant now spreading within the US.
@abbygoodnough on what’s behind the startlingly slow vaccine rollout: https://t.co/74NnxkfVVS
The power of audio: Just minutes after Trump slammed Pence on Twitter, @sheeraf tells @mikiebarb that "on a livestream of someone inside the Capitol, you hear dozens of people shouting, 'Where is Pence? Find Pence!' " and also "Fight for Trump!"
On today's Daily: How it Happened, in two parts.
@sheeraf on the online planning behind the storming of the Capitol and @KannoYoungs on the police failures that allowed it to happen.
Take a listen: https://t.co/Rl8x5x2Pkb