Fox News Anchor Deletes Tweet Suggesting Colin Powell’s Death “Raises New Concerns” About Covid Vaccine Efficacy

Fox News anchor John Roberts has deleted a tweet suggesting that former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s death “raises new concerns” about the efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines.

In the now-deleted tweet, Roberts said “the fact that Colin Powell died from a breakthrough COVID infection raises new concerns about how effective vaccines are long-term.”  read more

Bush Responds to Death of Colin Powell

Former President George W. Bush has issued a response following the death of Colin Powell, who served as his first Secretary of State.

“Laura and I are deeply saddened by the death of Colin Powell. He was a great public servant, starting with his time as a soldier during Vietnam,” Bush said in a statement, adding that “many Presidents relied on General Powell’s counsel and experience.” read more

Brett Kavanaugh Tests Positive for Covid-19

Brett Kavanaugh

Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for Covid-19, a rare breakthrough infection. He had been fully vaccinated since January. He is currently not showing symptoms of the virus.

“Justice Kavanaugh’s wife and daughters are also fully vaccinated, and they tested negative on Thursday,” spokeswoman Patricia McCabe said. “As a precaution, Justice and Mrs. Kavanaugh will not attend Justice Barrett’s investiture this morning.” read more

Washington Governor Criticizes Idaho Leadership: “Stop Clogging Up My Hospitals”

Washington Governor Jay Inslee (D) criticized Idaho leadership, saying that Idaho Governor Brad Little’s (R) disregard for the Covid-19 pandemic is “clogging up” Washington’s hospitals. 

“Today in my state, Washington citizens in many cases cannot get heart surgery, cannot get cancer surgery that they need, because we are having to take too many people of unvaccinated nature and unmasked, many of whom come from Idaho, and that’s just maddening frankly,” Inslee told MSNBC. read more

Biden Administration Will Ease Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Foreign Travelers

The Biden administration announced it will ease travel restrictions for vaccinated foreign travelers in November.

According to White House coronavirus coordinator Jeff Zients, all foreign visitors must be fully vaccinated and must show proof of vaccination before boarding flights bound for the United States. They will also be required to provide a negative test no later than 72 hours prior to flying. Travelers who meet all these requirements will not need to quarantine. read more

Poll: Majority of Americans Support Biden’s Vaccine Mandates

According to a new Axios-Ipsos poll, the majority of Americans––that’s 60%––support President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates.

The mandates will affect roughly 100 million Americans. It will include a vaccine mandate for all federal workers and contractors, in addition to a requirement that large companies must mandate vaccines or regular testing for employees. read more