1) McCarthy Speaker – He loses 7th vote?
1A) Despite concessions, no deal in voting.
1 Member to call vote to oust speaker
More Freedom Caucus members on Rules Committee
Promised votes on term limits
Leadership Pacs to stay out of Open primaries
1B) Republicans increasingly look incapable of governing.
2) Hamlin shows sign of improvement
3) Putin announces cease fire for 2 days and says territory must be conceded to end war.
3A) Ukraine asks for tanks
4) Amazon announces lay offs of 18K jobs joining other tech firms in announcing large cuts
4A) However, December payrolls grow by 235K
5) Biden turning attention to the border – looks that way.
5A) U.S. will turn away Cubans, Haitians and Nicaraguans