It’s been a busy week on Capitol Hill. A bipartisan group of Senate lawmakers reached an agreement Wednesday evening to advance the $1.2 trillion infrastructure spending bill after months of tense negotiations. The legislation includes $550 billion in new funding for “traditional” infrastructure programs. This week was also the first hearing on the January 6th insurrection. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) are the only Republicans to serve on the Democrat-led House committee after Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) pulled GOP lawmakers in response to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) rejecting two of the proposed Republican picks to join. Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND), one of the lawmakers pulled from the committee, weighs in on the partisan feud over the committee selection, as well as the spending bill passing its first hurdle and the new COVID surge around the country.
Earlier this week USA Olympic gymnast and four-time gold medalist Simone Biles announced she would withdraw from the remaining women’s gymnastics events, citing mental health reasons. After this unprecedented decision, Biles has been met with some criticism, however this choice also spurred an outpouring of support from fellow athletes and gymnasts. Three-time USA Olympic Gymnast and gold medalist Dominique Dawes joins to share her experience as a young Olympic gymnast and explains why Simone Biles likely made this decision and how mental health factors into an athlete’s performance. Dawes also talks about her goal of changing the negative mental health environment surrounding gymnastics and how forming her own gym, the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy, has furthered that objective.
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