19 Oct 2021

USA correspondent Ron Elving

From Nine To Noon, 9:53 am on 19 October 2021

Two Democrats are holding up the passage of President Biden's infrastructure bill.  Also there is much attention to the January 6 riot at the Capitol, the investigating committee goes forward with subpoenas and Contempt of Congress citations for the refuseniks.  Steven Bannon is among them. Former President Donald  Trump is claiming "executive privilege." And the first Black US secretary of state, Colin Powell has died of Covid-19 complications.

Colin Powell

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Ron Elving is Senior Editor and Correspondent on the Washington Desk for NPR News.