Many Democrats are scared to raise taxes on the richest in the middle of a pandemic, despite reports that show how U.S. billionaires have added $1.3 trillion to their fortunes during the pandemic. The US Air Force just admitted that the F-35 stealth fighter has failed. Rep. Jayapal warns Democrats against using the advice of the Senate Parliamentarian as an excuse not to pass the $15 minimum wage. Plus, reactions from Bernie Sanders and AOC on the fight for $15. A former aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo details multiple stories of harassment against the governor. Texas was ‘4 minutes and 37 seconds’ away from a complete grid failure – yet Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Senator Ted Cruz were apparently getting advice on the winter storm from a climate denier. Meanwhile, Ted Cruz’s approval rating with Republican voters drops 23% following his Cancun trip. And an update from TYT investigative reporter Ti-Hua Chang on how oil money fueled Texas deregulations. Fox & Friends rips MSNBC’s Chris Hayes for comparing gun-loving Republicans with Osama bin Laden. Laura Ingraham is upset Liz Cheney directly disagreed with Republican House Leader Kevin McCarthy in front of the press, so Ingraham cried to Jim Jordan about it. 3D printed houses come to market: how a New York firm takes 3D printing to the next level. A new report says people with extremist views are less likely to be able to do complex mental tasks. And finally, U.S. officials don’t want an anal-swab COVID test.
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