White House to Announce That Most Americans Will Need Covid-19 Booster Shots Eight Months After Vaccination

The White House will announce that most Americans will need Covid-19 booster shots eight months after their initial vaccination, citing data that shows signs of waning immunity.

“Based on our latest assessment, the current protection against severe disease, hospitalization, and death could diminish in the months ahead, especially among those who are at higher risk or were vaccinated during the earlier phases of the vaccination rollout. For that reason, we conclude that a booster shot will be needed to maximize vaccine-induced protection and prolong its durability,” a group of eight officials, including infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, said in a statement. read more

WH Deputy National Security Adviser Says U.S. Has Made Clear to Taliban Not to Interfere with Afghans Trying to Evacuate

White House Deputy National Security Adviser Jonathan Finer said the United States has made clear to the Taliban not to interfere with Afghans attempting to get to Kabul airport for potential evacuation as the nation collapses. He noted that President Joe Biden is “deeply engaged” on all policy matters related to Afghanistan. read more

WATCH: Jen Psaki Shuts Down Peter Doocy Again, This Time on Unemployment

Jen Psaki straightens out Ted Cruz on the First Amendment

Jen Psaki has had plenty of viral moments as the White House press secretary. And an alarmingly high number of those moments feature Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy.

Rather than asking straight-forward questions, Doocy often goes for a gotcha effect. The Fox reporter also heavily injects his own opinion into his queries.  He did that on Monday while talking to Jen Psaki. read more

Simon & Schuster Cancels Josh Hawley’s Book Deal For His Role In Threatening Democracy

Trump and Josh Hawley

Yesterday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol was almost entirely Donald Trump‘s fault. But the President couldn’t have incited such a wild scene with a coterie of enablers.

And the biggest enabler in Donald Trump’s election fight has been Missouri senator Josh Hawley. While Republican like Ted Cruz, Marsha Blackburn and Tommy Tuberville later joined the fight, Hawley was the first to sign on. read more

Donald Trump Jr. Latest Republican With Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic is rampaging throughout the country. The disease has also made its way through the White House with Donald, Melania and Barron Trump all contracting the virus.

And in the months that have followed, the disease has continued to spread throughout the Republican party. As many have noted on Twitter, more Republican senators have contracted COVID-19 than have publicly acknowledged Joe Biden’s presidential victory. read more