News envelope: Buffalo mass shooting suspect faces federal hate crimes

Judy Woodruff:

Capitol Police said there was nothing suspicious on the video. The committee said a man from the tour was outside the Capitol the next day making threats against top Democrats.

A federal judge in Washington today convicted a man and his son of the Jan. 6 crimes. A widely seen photograph shows the father, Kevin Seefried, carrying a Confederate flag. He and his son were convicted of obstructing due process and disorderly conduct.

The nation’s top pandemic expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, has contracted COVID. The National Institutes of Health said today that Fauci had mild symptoms. He is 81 years old and has been vaccinated and vaccinated twice. Meanwhile, FDA advisers have approved Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations for children under 5. Injections could start on Monday if they get final approval.

The United States announced its largest military aid package to date for Ukraine. The billion-dollar package includes rocket launchers and heavy artillery. In Brussels, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin confirmed the aid and the need to ship it soon to less armed Ukrainian fighters.

Lloyd Austin, US Secretary of Defense: When you’re in combat, you can’t get enough of it, and you can’t get it fast enough. So – but, having said all that, we’re going to work hard to make sure we’re doing everything humanly possible. We will continue to move heaven and earth to give them the skills they need.

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