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the biden's administration still has not talked to kim about his nukes. >> sandra: thanks, greg. that does it for us. thanks so much for joining us here on "america reports." i'm sandra smith. great to be with you. >> john: i wonders if kim jong-un fired off a hypersonic burrito in honor of his dad. >> sandra: a good way to tie the stories together. >> john: i'm john roberts. "the story" with martha starts rights now. >> martha: good afternoon. i'm martha maccallum in new york. the story evolving right now, the electoral politics related to january 6. swinging towards an effort to change voting laws for 2022. president biden took the gloves off today, pointed the finger of blame at president trump and vice president harris compared the capitol riot to pearl harbor. >> certain dates echo throughout
history. dates that often decry not only apply on our calendar but a place in our collective memory. december 7, 1941. september 11th, 2001. and january 6, 2021. >> martha: we will talk in a moment to representative steve scalise, republican congressman about tying all of those things together and his reflections on what happened a year ago today. first to aishah hasnie reporting live from capitol hill. high, aishah. >> hi, martha. a very somber day at a very divided capitol today. we did not see any gop leadership at any of the events today as they say democrats are trying to politicize the events of january 6. senate majority leader chuck schumer wants to blow up the filibuster to pass their voting
rights legislation. we heard the democrats use the attack on the capitol to lobby for those bills. >> from the brutality of bloody sunday at the edmund pettus bridge came historic voting rights legislation. so now let's step up, write the next chapter in american history. >> remember, the insurrection sought not only to attack the building but to undermine democracy itself. >> lawmakers have been sharing their reflections on the senate and house floors. the only republicans we saw is liz cheney and her father, former vice president cheney. the republicans have released statements commemorating the day. the january 6th committee is also marred in politics, struggling big time to get trump allies to testify and how republican conference chair woman elise stefanik accused speaker pelosi of not allowing
the argument at arms to turn over documents republicans are interested in seeing, so the committee plans to release a preliminary report this summer. martha, former president trump also responding to president biden's comments today, specifically when he was attacking the former president. the former president said the real insurrection happened election day and this is all political theater to try to distract from the president's failures. >> martha: aishah hasnie on capitol hill. thank you. steve scalise was in the capitol on this day a year ago. he joins me now. congressman, thanks very much for being with us today. you know, i guess the first question is reflecting back on that day and your thoughts. because you had voted in favor of the objections to the certification of the vote. when you look back to that day, what do you think about all that now? >> yeah, martha.
look, it was a day that nobody wanted to see happen. i was very quick to condemn those that broke in to the capitol. we were able to get back in to the capitol and finish our job later that day, which i thought was very important. when you look at what is going on today and seeing the way spoker pelosi, president biden, kamala harris are just trying to politicize this to push a different agenda, to do things like banning picture i.d. for goodness sake. it has nothing to do with the other to try to compare it to the thousands that died on pearl harbor, september 11th. it's very clear. they want this to be politicized day. most of america doesn't want it politicized. most of america wants it focused on inflation, high gas prices, the covid resurgence, the border crisis, which president biden and speaker pelosi to just let go unanswered because they want every day to be about january 6. >> martha: i'm curious what you
thought was biden went after president trump in a pointed way. we heard him call out president trump in a way that he normally doesn't, mentioning his name or referring to him many times. watch this compilation of hugh often that happened this morning. >> former president, the former president, the former president. the former president. the former president. former president. former president. the former president. the former president. former president. >> martha: so that is not president biden that we often hear, but he clearly wanted to make his point today about what he saw as missteps from president trump. president trump snapped back at president biden after he did that. what do you think about it? >> well, it sad to see president biden with this mass obsession with donald trump. they've had it or the entire year of 2021. you would think that they close the page on 2021 and look forward and yet they want top
continue to go and blame everything and attack donald trump and try to divide this country even further. i don't know if joe biden remembered but he ran saying he would unite the country and be the president for all of america. he also said he was going to crush the virus. he's worked to further divide the nation and create crises after crises. self-created by president biden that he refuses to address. so they want to continue to talk about january 6 to try to change the subject. most voters don't get it. look at what happened in virginia. they tried to make that virginia election in november about donald trump. youngin won because he wants real opportunity created, open the economy again. that's where democrats continue to miss the mark. they don't care about the day-to-day problems facing families right now. they want to continue talking about donald trump and anything else other than the problems
that they created. >> martha: representative steve scalise. thank you very much. good to see you. >> great being with you. >> let's bring in dan henninger, fox news contributor. a lot of mixed feelings today obviously as we look back at january 6. those were obviously such disturbing images for all americans to see. now you have a situation where the hearings regarding this, dan -- i'll start with you -- may be carried out in prime time. this obviously there's an effort to extend this to the spring. your thoughts, dan. >> my thoughts are not particularly original. i'm afraid to say. it does look like politics. unfortunately the democrats as they have the last four years, their best weapon in winning
elections and defeating republicans is to associate donald j. trump with that party. i mean, that's what they did with the russian collusion narrative, lasted for four years, john durham finally said there was nothing to it. i didn't see many democrats apologizing for what they put the country through with that. but they picked right up from there and now they're using the awful events of january 6 to try to associate the republican party with that event and donald trump's association with it. it's unfortunate that our politics have degraded to this point but that's what they insist on doing. republicans and many independents are dug in at this point. they resent having this constant morale condescension that somehow they're unworthy if they don't agree with the democratic narrative on january 6. so that is essentially where we
are, trying to have to dig our way out of a politics that is impossibly polarized. >> martha: it's a good point. there was an opportunity here today for president biden to try to bring people together. i think it was possible to do that in a speech from him today. he's lost a lot of independent voters. for most people in the rest of the country, they're ready to move on from january 6, which was a painful day for everybody in this country. what do you think about how the president handled this today? >> he took a different tact. there's so many things you can talk about on january 6. there's hyperbole. we heard that from the vice president earlier. there's a discussion of whether there's been an overreaction in some quarters to what happened. treating it like it's the number 1 story in the country for months on end. there's an underreaction from other people. a question of what accountability ought to look
like. the issue of exploding what happened a year ago for naked partisan power grabs, which is what the democrats are attempting. i think that's a fair critique. because it's the anniversary, i think it's important to speak and remember clearly what happened a year ago. we witnessed a national disgrace. that can never be allowed to happen again. we had an angry mob that was too often violent, storm the u.s. capitol to try to shut down or disrupt the counting of the electoral vote. the peaceful transition of power. that is sacred in this country. and that mob, though rioters were inspired by a series of lies, lies that were told by donald trump. he had an opportunity and his team to prove his claims about the election in court. they couldn't. they couldn't come close. but those claims persisted anyway and some people took it seriously. the result unfortunately is history.
it's a history that we look back on and reflect on today. it very sad to think about. i was sickened at the time. i'm sickened again thinking back on it. i think we have to acknowledge what really happened that day and tell the truth even when it's painful. this truth is damn painful. >> martha: thanks, gentlemen. dan henninger, guy benson. i point off to a very good editorial in the "wall street journal" that talks about the pervasiveness of the constitution and the process carried out at the end of that day. and the 31 arrests that have taken place. in the end, eight senators and 39 members voted not to certify. that was nowhere near a majority to change the 2020 election. thank you, gentlemen. good to see you today. listen to president biden nearly one year ago today. >> our rescue plan will provide emergency funding to keep these essential workers on the job and
maintain essential services. it will ensure that vaccines are administered and schools can reopen. >> martha: that was the pitch for a $2 trillion -- we talk in terms of trillions -- rescue plan with more than $100 billion that was directed at schools nor testing, for plexiglass, for all the ability so they would never have to close in the face of this virus again. more than 4,000 schools are closed. we followed the money. what did they do with the money? wait until you hear this when we come back.
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muscles and revert back to zoom teaching. that's what they wanted to do despite $130 billion in covid relief funds that were designated to keep schools open. those are your taxpayer dollars your members of congress voted to approve, specifically in this case for testing, keeping schools open, everything that they need to make sure children are educated, which we slipped behind on dramatically, this week more than 4,500 schools across the country were closed for one day. gillian turner with the breakdown of the numbers for us. hi, gillian. >> the money was meant to school the schools open during the pandemic. now a lot of them are shut down. let's dig in. the chicago school district took in $1.8 billion. milwaukee, $504 million. atlanta took in just over $200 million. and detroit almost 800 million. all of these schools closed now
to students. the nation's largest teacher union is calling it this way. we got it right for most of the current school year said randi weingarten. last year president-elect biden made reopening classrooms a centerpiece of his pandemic plan. take a look. >> we'll do everything we can to keep our educators and students safe to safely reopen a majority of our k-8 schools by the end of the first 100 days. >> most of that $130 billion for public schools came out of the american rescue plan. biden's signature legislation. now a new daily wire investigation finds that some districts have been busy reallocating that money. milwaukee earmarked $24 million for programs that include anti-racism and bias professional development. california earmarked 1.5 billion for projects that include
restorative practices and "implicit bias training". the white house is totally fine with this. take a listen to jen psaki. >> we distributed the money out to states. some have spent it, others have not spend it. different schools made different decisions on how to spend it. >> when schools are closed, kids miss out on breakfast and lunch and after school help. martha? >> martha: thanks. let's bring in marc thiessen. good to have you with us. in my mind, if you are -- if congressman dates funding to a school system based on a vote in congress to pass a rescue package and the school decides to use it for something else, isn't that misappropriation of funds and if that's the case, shouldn't they be investigated for the way that they spent that money, especially if they're saying we don't have enough for masks or testing? >> especially because they said
that they needed the money to reopen the schools. now they're not reopening. it's the justification for the money was to schools, local school districts are saying we can't reopen without this money. now they're not. the teacher's unions in chicago, 75% of chicago teachers voted not to return toin-person learning. 75%. any teacher that refuses to teach is should not be teaching. what the school districts ought to do and what the mayors ought to do is do what ronald reagan did when the air traffic controllers refused to work and fire them. there's no excuse. this is not about protecting kids. we know kids -- most kids, covid is like the flu. we don't shut down our schools for the flu. in germany, the german government reported that in 15 months, not a single healthy child under the age of 18 has died in the country. not one. we don't know the number in the united states because the cdc doesn't track it. i'm sure it's similar.
what is so -- covid is not a risk to these kids in a serious way. you know what is? not being in school. since covid hit a 51% increase in suicide of teenage girls. poor kids that are having learning losses from which they will never recover. for some of these kids without -- with parents that are abusive orb absent, school is the only normalcy that they have. it's the only place where they have interested adults that are taking care of them. they were abandoned by parents and now abandoned by teachers. it's a disgrace. >> martha: it's worth pointing out that the most recent numbers that i could find 80 from 2019. i doubt they have gone down. chicago's public school system had the highest expenditure in the whole state. it was around $40,000. catholic schools, $16,000, $17,000 a year. chicago is spending $40,000 per
student and claim they don't have masks. i want to go back to firing teachers if they don't show up. is there any indication -- lori lightfoot has stiffened her stance on this. would that firing come from her or should we hear that kind of recommendation coming from the president of the united states and potentially his wife, who is a very outspoken education advocate? >> the call should come from the president. unlike reagan with air traffic, he doesn't have direct control. the mayors would have to execute it. the idea that 75% of the teachers voted not to return. it's ridiculous. go back to march 2020. we had no vaccine, no clinics. grocery clerks showed up to work. we wouldn't have had food if grocery clerks didn't show up. they decided they were essential workers. are teachers considered to be essential workers or not?
if you're not an essential worker, quit and find another job. teaching is essential. if you don't think it is, you shouldn't be in a classroom with kids. >> martha: we made a promise to every child in america to give them a public education. if you reneg, there should be ramifications. the department of education needs to make sure that they have a plan for catchsh up and implement that plan now. >> they should be teaching in the summer. >> martha: i asked randi weingarten why isn't there summer school. it's like i had three heads. thanks, mark. good to have you as always. >> take care. >> martha: you too. covid and living with it is a new normal for now. it's time for a new national strategy from president biden's only former health experts. dr. amesh has more on how to live your life when we come back. once-weekly ozempic® can help.
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>> this would be focused on small businesses. sources say ben car den and bill whitaker are working to reup the rest revitalization fund. there might be some republican support on this. but representative byron donald says the focus should be on the government to get out of the way, not government hand-outs. >> what we need are for mayors and governors to stop with the ridiculous lock downs and mandates. the mayor of d.c. just put into place indoor mask mandates again. now in every restaurant, you have to show your vaccination card. that's why restaurants and small businesses are struggling. >> the white house has been noncommittal on the stimulus talk because of covid saying they're having conversations. jen psaki pushing the blame to
states. >> what is important for people to understand is that there's some of this funding that hasn't been spent in certain states to put in place mitigation measures. now is the time for that. >> senator john barrasso says there has to be accountability for the money that was passed. he wants to know where the money has gone because most of it hasn't been spent. martha? >> martha: let's bring in ari fleischer and juan williams. good to have you here. you have 14% of the 5 trillion that has not been spent. 14% of $5 trillion, i can't do the math but that's a lot of money. why would we be considering allocating more money to covid relief? >> well, obviously you want to make sure the economy doesn't
stall. we did a great job as a country with the initial covid relief of preventing economic problems. right now as we go through this latest phase, martha, the stock market is relatively high, the gdp relatively high. we don't want a strong setback our strong economic times. >> martha: we don't know where the money went, ari. you have inflation, the supply chain problems. there's a lot of ways to address the problems for companies without blanketing more money out there when we don't know where a lot of the money went. >> martha: let me tell you about two towns where i live. the town of new kanan, connecticut is debating whether to use the surplus covid funds to give bonuses to municipal employees. stamford, connecticut has been
using it to repair potholes. this is out of the $1.9 trillion covid relief package that the democrats and president biden passed in march of 2021. this is ridiculous. that bill was sold to help schools get back up to increase and improve ventlation systems. why didn't they use to it stockpile covid tests? what about the next big pandemic? this idea that government will keep spending money is what is making us go broke in the first place and has to stop. >> martha: why is there no account ability, juan? how does a town get the ability to say oh, well, you know, all this extra surplus money from the covid funds. let's give all the employees a bonus. everybody likes a bonus. that's not what the money is for. these are america taxpayer dollars. this is what i don't understand. in any other environment in the economy, you're not allowed to willy-nilly spend it.
why is that okay? >> well, i think you give discretion to state and local officials. clearly you need to talk to the people in your town or state about how the money is spent and what decisions are made. that's how it works. the federal government was there to make sure that the money was available to avoid economic collapse and give discretion to local and state officials to use the money as they best saw fit to their communities. i agree with you. i hear your point. i hear ari's point. i say this to you. remember, in all of these situations, when you fill potholes and deal with situations like that, you are creating jobs. jobs are absolutely essential to the american people when we're going through economic turmoil. >> martha: you heard from a florida congressman saying essentially that he thinks that the more government gets out of the way, the more ability these companies will have an ability to thrive with fewer restrictions and fewer lock downs.
that's the other side of that argument. thanks, ari. juan. good to see you. thank you. so late today, fox pressing the white house on why there's so much confusion coming down from the cdc on the guylines for quarantines and what exactly does it mean to be fully vaccinated these days. >> the omicron variant accounts for 95% of the cases right now. data also shows two shots helps with the variant. so we have dr. amesh adalja next. i have friends. [ chuckles ] well, he may have friends, but he rides alone. that's jeremy, right there! we're literally riding together.
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president as the white house faces criticism over the cdc's guidance of testing out of quarantine and what it means to be fully vaccinated. here's jen psaki. >> what the the cdc is advising is for everybody to be up to date on your shots and scheduled to have a booster, get your booster. i wouldn't point to them for more specifics on what fully vaccinated looks like. >> martha: let's bring in dr. amesh adalja. he focused onned pandemic preparedness and bio security. thanks for being here today, doctor. address if you can this confuse over what it means to be fully vaccinated especially in light of the fact that lots of people have three shots. some of them have had covid and they still get omicron.
>> it goes back to what we're trying to achieve, serious disease, hospitalization and death. for that purpose, two shots of the pfizer and two shots of j&j are prevent you from having hospitalization risks. that's what fully vaccinated should mean. boosters make sense for people above the age of 65, people with underlying conditions. for those individuals, we need a different vaccine regiment. i don't think we should change the definition of fully vaccinated. i don't think you can say someone with two shots of verizoner is at risk for severe disease. there's a confusion over fully vaccinated and being up to date. >> martha: with omicron, what are you observing with how long people are contagious for and is the five-day quarantine
sufficient? >> we've known the ten-day isolation period has been one size fits all. it's usually the first five days of illness with omicron, it's similar. at the end of that, 30% are still contagious. the cdc guidance was in the right spirit trying to make isolation something that people could do and make it reflect the science of when contagiousness is at its peak. it got muddled because it came out at a surge at the same time, a lot of demand for tests and tests in scarce quantities. looks like they're flubbing on the guidance. when they put the testing requirement in, it in a wishy washy fashion. i think this is less scientific fail and more a public communications fail. it can be cleaned up but they have to go back and talk act
what they're trying to do with the isolation period and saying yes, there might be transmission that occurs but we're trying to make this something that people can supply with because we know people were being disincentivized at all the they had to face ten days of isolation. this needs to go back to square 1 and we can get it right and precision guide these isolation periods to use rapid tests maybe four days for you, seven days for you based on when you're none contagious. >> martha: got it, i think. so many doctors that have advised president biden came out with a piece today on the journal on american medical association. they say without a streak plan for the new normal with endemic covid-19, more people may experience morbidity and mortality and trillions will be lost from the u.s. economy, this time the nation must learn and prepare effectively for the future.
what does that mean? what is that prescription in your estimation? >> what it means is using the tools we have, vaccines, anti-virals, mono clonal anti-bodies and good communication on how to navigate the risk. it's much more manageable thread in the new world. we have to make sure that we have the resources to have a sustainable approach on a new respiratory virus. people want to live their lives and avoid infection as best they can. when they do, they use the tools to minimize the risk of hospitalization. it's just about getting people attuned to the fact that covid-19 is with us and we have to find an approach where we live with it just like we live with many other respiratory viruses. these articles are really important because they're coming from people that advise the buy ken administration again. this is somethings that needed to be said a long time ago. it's being said now and
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>> martha: 10% of chicago teachers have defied their union's decision to switch to remote learning. that's according to the school district. they report that one in ten teachers showed up to work yesterday even though classes were cancelled as an act of good faith saying i want to be here. i'm not standing with the union. the chicago public schools set to announce whether they will keep the kids at home for a
third straight day tomorrow. so we will watch for that decision. president biden and top democrats making a push for voting rights bills as they mark a year since the capitol riot. some republicans may be getting behind a difference election reform plan. chief washington correspondent mike emanuel reports from washington d.c. hi, mike. >> before president biden spoke about the january 6 anniversary today, vice president kamala harris pushed lawmakers for action on election reform. >> a decision will be made about whether we uphold the right to vote and ensure free and fair elections. let's be clear. we must pass voting rights bills that are now before the senate. >> south carolina republican lindsey graham fired back at democrats saying their brazen attempts to use january 6 to support radical election reform and changes the rules of the senate to accomplish this goal will not succeed.
the voting rights acts are a liberal federal takeover of our election systems that right now reside with the states. john thune says there'sinterest in reforming the electoral count act of 1887. sources familiar says one item discussed is clarifying the role the vice president and congress play in certifying presidential elections. in other words, making it clear the vice president's role is ceremonial and doesn't have the power to pick and choose electors he or she wants to certify. chuck schumer says that is not enough. >> that plan, the mcconnell plan, that's what it is, is unacceptable insufficient and even offensive. some score keeping matters little if the game is rigged. >> with the two parties in their corners, it would seem unlikely congress will send anything on
this issue to the president's desk for his signature. martha? >> martha: thanks, mike. let's bring in andy mccarthy, former prosecutor and fox news contributor. he wrote about this today in his column. thanks for being here. first of all, to address what has been taking place here today, which is to kind of intertwine voting reform bills from democrats in to january 6 and to sort of dangle this idea that because of what happened on january 6, future voting is also in peril and this would give them momentum to pass that since build back better has gone under for now. >> yeah, i think what is important to recognize here is these -- this is a progressive wish list about a federal takeover of elections, which is actually unconstitutional. because the constitution makes the states supreme on the matter of elections.
these proposals were out there before january 6 happened. so basically what they're trying to do is slip stream what they wanted all along behind the rhetoric that they are pedalling out with respect to january 6. in the meantime, the electoral count act that could use tweaking to clarify -- i think it's clear enough that the vice president's role is ministerial. it would be fine to make that clear. that has something to do with what happened on january 6 and yet they don't want to move forward on that even though i think they could probably get a bipartisan deal that would get that enacted. >> martha: it's interesting how both sides seem to be disinterested in giving the other side even half a loaf or a 1/4 loaf on any of this. so if your concern really is the ambiguity that unfolded january 6 about mike pence's role, the president's role, this would be
an opportunity for chuck schumer and john thune to clean up that language, to make sure no future vice president is put in that position. so why is senator schumer calling this insufficient and offensive and a rigged game? >> because, martha, if they moved on the electoral count act and got a bipartisan deal on it, then the fervor to get the voting rights bills would dissipate and it would undermine the democrats plans that the republicans are obstructionists and won't move on it. >> martha: what is the president's plan on this? it should be clear that the damage that has been done in approval numbers is due to in part for the weight and the poll that progressives have put on him. it seems politically
advantageous at some point to stake out a different ground. perhaps this would be an opportunity to do that. >> yeah, i think that's right. is he the biden who ran for election as the guy that was going to unite the country and be able to get deals down that had bipartisan support or is he going to be the guy who has been captured since he became president by the progressive wing of the party. >> martha: it goes in winning back independents that drifted away. thanks, andy. andy mccarthy. >> thanks. >> martha: so it's the eve of a big day for president biden's vax mandate as two challenges head to the supreme court. a big story. we'll cover it next. r investorse this landscape, leveraging gold, a strategic and sustainable asset... the path is gilded with the potential for rich returns.
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rich edson live in washington. hi, rich. >> it's a major case at the supreme court to determine the limits of federal vaccine mandates. the supreme court justices will hear emergency requests tomorrow in two separate cases challenging the biden administration's vaccine rules. the first employers with 100 or more workers must ensure employees are fully investigated. if not, businesses must test their unvaccinated workers weekly and require that they wear masks at work. the second requires workers at healthcare facilities receiving medicare or medicaid money to be fully vaccinated. the white house says the rules affect 100 million american workers and the federal government may enforce them. orringing for the biden administration, the solicitor general who filed a brief to the court that the occupational safety and health administration or osha properly determined that sars covid 2 is a physically
harmful agent prevents a grave danger to unvaccinated employees. there were a group of republican-led states and religious groups that have challenged the rules saying congress never authorized these types of mandates and the administration has acted well beyond its authority. >> it's pretty difficult to understand what the government is trying to do. it really is difficult to articulate when you try to step around or step on the constitution and try to say i'm on solid ground. >> the administration is planning to roll out these rules over this month and next. the decision is expected soon. martha? >> martha: thanks, rich. in the first untold story podcast of the new year, i sat down with former national security adviser robert o'brien that wrote an excellent please called "breaking up tech is a gift to china."
how far we may be behind in term of quantum computing and all of that defense capabilities as well. it's an interesting discussion with him. i encourage you to listen to that at foxnewspodcast.com. that's "the story" for this thursday, january 6, 2022. as always, the story goes on. i'll see you tomorrow. have a good night. >> one year ago today, in this sacred place, democracy was attacked. even before the first ballot was cast, the former president was preemptively sowing doubt about the election results. >> let's be clear. we have to pass voting rights bills before the senate. >> the fact that violent criminals broke the law does not entitled democrats to break the senate. >> neil: a year after the january 6 attackn