News Roundup: Jan. 6 hearings (and another arrest); Republican House candidate praises Hitler

News Roundup: Jan. 6 hearings (and another arrest); Republican House candidate praises Hitler

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection held its first public hearings tonight; see our guide to the players and our live coverage for what you might have missed.

Outside the Capitol, it’s been a hectic news day. A (Fox News-commenting) Republican House candidate in New York opined that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler is “the kind of leader we need today.” A Republican gubernatorial candidate in Michigan capped that by being arrested for his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection. As predicted, white Americans are now dying from COVID-19 at greater rates than other Americans, and it’s because white Americans have been inundated with Republican pandemic denialism. You’ll also want to avoid deep-red Republican states if you’re averse to dying by gunshot wound, despite what Fox News hosts scream into the cameras each night.

The theme of the day appears to be “things that Fox News hosts intend to ignore or lie about,” but for the rest of us, here’s some of the day’s news:

In Ukraine:

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