ArchiveNational 3-15-21Herb Scribner·March 15, 2021· Share Biden eyes Gene Sperling to serve as Covid rescue plan czar (Politico) – Sperling served on the economic teams in both the Obama and Clinton administrations. Biden breaks his silence on Cuomo sexual harassment scandal, declines to call for his resignation (Fox News) – New York Democratic Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer joined New York Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jerry Nadler on Friday in calling for their state’s governor to leave his position as allegations of inappropriate conduct continue to emerge. Pelosi declines to call on Cuomo to resign despite having ‘zero tolerance’ for sexual harassment (Fox News) – House speaker sticks with Cuomo talking point that investigation should be completed. More than 4,000 unaccompanied migrant children in CBP custody (CNN) – The accelerated pace at which children are arriving is adding greater stress to the system. Georgia’s GOP lieutenant governor rules out Senate run but says ‘Trump’s divisive tone and strategy is unwinnable’ for the future of the Republican party (Business Insider) – Geoff Duncan, the lieutenant governor of Georgia, called Trump’s strategy “unwinnable” going forward. Massive Facebook study on users’ doubt in vaccines finds a small group appears to play a big role in pushing the skepticism (Washington Post) – Internal study finds a QAnon connection and that content that doesn’t break the rules may be causing ‘substantial’ harm. White House Weighs New Cybersecurity Approach After Failure to Detect Hacks (New York Times) – The intelligence agencies missed massive intrusions by Russia and China, forcing the administration and Congress to look for solutions, including closer partnership with private industry. As Cuomo Reels, Pleas for Political Support Come From His Vaccine Czar (New York Times) Vaccine brawl riles House (Axios) – Larry Schwartz, whom Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo put in charge of the state’s vaccination efforts, called some county executives about support for the governor.