ArchiveNational 2-24-22Herb Scribner·February 24, 2021· Share Haaland Retains Her Composure in the Face of “Immense Disrespect” in Confirmation Hearing (Native News Online) – Interrupted, cut off and talked over, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) held her own. Stephen Miller set to brief House conservatives (Politico) – The meeting is the latest indication that the GOP is keen on keeping Trump-era immigration politics and using them as a spear against Biden. FBI alert about possible ‘war’ against Congress reached D.C. and Capitol Police on eve of attack, deepening security questions (Washington Post) – “Get violent,” said an online thread. “Stop calling this a march, or rally, or a protest. Go there ready for war. We get our President or we die. NOTHING else will achieve this goal.” Ex-Capitol Police, security officials testify at Senate hearing that riot was ‘coordinated attack’ (FOX News) – “These people came specifically with equipment. You’re bringing climbing gear to a demonstration, explosives, chemical spray – you’re coming prepared.” New York grand jury declines to charge Rochester officers in Daniel Prude death (NBC News) – Attorney General Letitia James announced the grand jury’s decision in a press conference in which she said Prude was suffering from a “mental health crisis.” Senate advances key nominees as Biden’s Cabinet starts to take shape (USA Today) – President Biden’s Cabinet rounded further into form Tuesday with the approval of two nominees and confirmation hearings on three more. California Governor Gavin Newsom signs $600 stimulus check bill (CBS News) – The $7.6 billion coronavirus relief package will give at least $600 one-time payments to 5.7 million people while setting aside more than $2 billion in grants for struggling small businesses. Supreme Court won’t stop grand jury from getting Trump’s tax returns (NBC News) – The decision is a decisive defeat in Trump’s prolonged legal battle to keep his tax records out of the hands of investigators.