*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
+ Thurston County Auditor’s Office: Seeks Citizens to Serve on “Against” Committees for Ballot Measures in February Special Election
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
The Defender: FDA Now Wants 75 Years to Release Pfizer Vaccine Documents – “… it is dystopian for the government to give Pfizer billions, mandate Americans to take its product, prohibit Americans from suing for harms, but yet refuse to let Americans see the data underlying its licensure.”
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
NBC News: Chief Justice John Roberts warns Supreme Court over Texas abortion law – says the Court risks losing its own authority if it allows states to circumvent the courts as Texas did with its near-total abortion ban.
CNN: New York City Gives 800,000 Noncitizens Right to Vote in Local Elections – The legislation approved by the City Council will set up a system for legal residents to vote in municipal elections.
The New York Times Morning report: Why do Americans say the economy is in rough shape? Because it is.
The Washington Post: White House officials grow exasperated by media coverage as public sours on Biden economy, rising prices [Ed. note: The White House has not acknowledged the public’s exasperation!]
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
NBC News Opinion: Trump’s Jan. 6 privilege argument just got laughed out of court — again – Biden’s message to Trump: Don’t try to subvert the Constitution and then use it as protection.