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Sen. Ron Johnson (WI) says the tax plan benefits corporations more than any other kind of business, and for that reason he is opposed to the bill, the Wall Street Journal reports. "If they can pass it without me, let them. I'm not going to vote for this tax package," Johnson told WSJ.

Why it matters: Unless they get Democrats on board, Republicans can only afford to lose two GOP votes. This is one.

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Correction: This post has been updated to correct an editor's error. Republicans can afford to lose two votes, not three.

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The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday issued an emergency use authorization for Johnson & Johnson's one-shot coronavirus vaccine.

Why it matters: The authorization of a third coronavirus vaccine in the U.S. will help speed up the vaccine rollout across the country, especially since the J&J shot only requires one dose as opposed to Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech's two-shot vaccines.

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Myanmar military fires UN ambassador after anti-coup speech

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Myanmar's military regime on Saturday fired the country's ambassador to the United Nations, Kyaw Moe Tun, a day after he gave a pro-democracy speech asking UN member nations to publicly condemn the Feb. 1 coup, The New York Times reports.

The latest: Kyaw Moe Tun told Reuters later on Saturday, "I decided to fight back as long as I can."