Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered a new national lockdown for England which means people will only be able to leave their homes for limited reasons with measures expected to stay in place until mid-February
El condado de San Bernardino, al este de Los Ángeles, informó que había confirmado dos casos relacionados con una variante mutante del coronavirus que parece ser mucho más contagiosa. https://bit.ly/2KZ3sMU
Many conservative House Republicans defended President Trump in the aftermath of his phone call demanding Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger "find" the votes needed for him to win the elections in his state https://cnn.it/2XbYFKG
NEW: A pair of House Democrats are asking FBI Director Wray to open a criminal investigation into President Trump after a leaked phone call showed him pleading with Georgia Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger to overturn his state's election. https://nbcnews.to/38YNcUa
All 10 living former secretaries of defense are cautioning President Trump against any move to involve the military in pursuing claims of election fraud, arguing that it would take the country into “dangerous, unlawful and unconstitutional territory.” https://nbcnews.to/2KZcSrM
#OTD 1955: DoD communications analyst Joseph Petersen was sentenced to 7 yrs in prison after passing classified info to the Dutch Government. Since 1942, Peterson had been friends with Dutch cryptologist Col. Jacobus Verkuyl, with whom he had shared info through an intermediary.