Pelosi: “The Door Is Open” For Compromise With Republicans On “Human Infrastructure” Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday morning that the proposed $2.6 trillion infrastructure bill being considered by Congressional Democrats and the Biden administration will focus on “workforce development” and “human infrastructure” as well as bridges, roads, and water systems. MARGARET BRENNAN, HOST CBS’s FACE THE NATION: Well, on the specifics… Continue reading Pelosi: “The Door Is Open” For Compromise With Republicans On “Human Infrastructure” Bill

Michigan Gov. Whitmer Asks Feds For More Vaccine Doses: We Have A “Surge” Despite Mask Mandates, Capacity Limits

Governor Gretchen Whitmer told CBS News on Sunday that her state has more capacity to administer vaccines if the federal government provides more doses, warning that she is seeing a “surge” in cases despite mask mandates and strict guidelines. MARGARET BRENNAN: And I know, you know, taking up vaccines takes some time. But according to… Continue reading Michigan Gov. Whitmer Asks Feds For More Vaccine Doses: We Have A “Surge” Despite Mask Mandates, Capacity Limits

Cecilia Rouse, Biden’s Top Economic Adviser: Time To “Upgrade Our Definition Of Infrastructure”

Cecilia Rouse, the chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, told CBS’s “Face The Nation” that the $2.6 trillion American Jobs Plan “meets the needs of a 21st-century economy.” She said: “I think it’s important that we upgrade our definition of infrastructure, one that meets the needs of a 21st-century economy.” “That means we need… Continue reading Cecilia Rouse, Biden’s Top Economic Adviser: Time To “Upgrade Our Definition Of Infrastructure”

Operation Warp Speed Chief: 90% Of What’s Happening Now Is The Plan We Had

The following is a transcript of an interview with Moncef Slaoui, former Operation Warp Speed adviser, that aired Sunday, March 21, 2021, on “Face the Nation.” MARGARET BRENNAN: So you were just talking about supply, you know, President Biden has said that the Trump administration had not contracted for enough vaccine doses when he took… Continue reading Operation Warp Speed Chief: 90% Of What’s Happening Now Is The Plan We Had

Gov. Phil Murphy: New Jersey “Got Clobbered” By COVID, Nursing Homes Who Didn’t Follow Rules Should “Pay A Price”

Phil Murphy is the governor of New Jersey, the state with both the highest COVID death rate per capita and highest population density in the country, told CBS’s “Face The Nation” on Sunday that he is “confident” his state’s tally of deaths in nursing homes during the pandemic is not undercounted as it was in… Continue reading Gov. Phil Murphy: New Jersey “Got Clobbered” By COVID, Nursing Homes Who Didn’t Follow Rules Should “Pay A Price”

British PM Boris Johnson On Trump Acquittal: “After All The Kerfuffle, American Democracy Is Strong”

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson commented on the acquittal of President Trump in his second impeachment trial Sunday during an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation. “I think the clear message that we get from the proceedings in America is that after all the toings and froings, and all the kerfuffle, American democracy is strong… Continue reading British PM Boris Johnson On Trump Acquittal: “After All The Kerfuffle, American Democracy Is Strong”

Nashville Mayor John Cooper: “A Lot Of Questions To Be Answered” About Bombing

Nashville, Tennessee Mayor John Cooper (D) told CBS on Sunday that he expects to get some answers “relatively soon” about the mysterious bombing near an ATT&T facility early on Christmas morning bombing in the city. “I expect a lot of questions will have answers relatively soon,” he said. “I know what you know, what the… Continue reading Nashville Mayor John Cooper: “A Lot Of Questions To Be Answered” About Bombing