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TECH / BUSINESS

Snap grows up: Snap shares opened trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange at $24 per share, which is a 41% premium to the $17 per share IPO price. In early trading the stock is climbing even higher. So far, so good. The LA-based "camera company" raised $3.4 billion at around a $24 billion valuation. Now, they just have to keep an eye on their growing competitor, Snow.

HEALTH

Obamacare drama: Some conservative Republicans — like Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and co. — aren't happy with the Obamacare replacement plan so far. They worry it will end up a mere "Obamacare lite." Thursday, Paul led a hunt for the "secret repeal bill," which was being stored somewhere in the Capitol. Friday, the new draft leaked, but there were very few changes from the first draft. Conservatives aren't likely to be satisfied with this version either.

POLITICS

The good: Trump gave his address to Congress Tuesday night, and although some argue he's graded on a curve, he crushed it. We saw a different Trump. He stuck to his teleprompter, honored the Navy Seal who lost his life in Yemen, addressed racial hatred and left out a lot of his usual fear tactics.

The bad: But the good doesn't last in politics, and two days after Trump's speech, there was more Russia drama. Come to find out via intelligence info left behind by Obama's administration, Attorney General Jeff Sessions had met with the Russian Ambassador twice last year. The problem is, he swore he hadn't spoken with the Russians during the campaign at his confirmation hearings. Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation, but some Dems don't think that's good enough — they want him to resign.

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  3. Vaccine: Florida requiring proof of residency to get vaccine — CDC extends interval between vaccine doses for exceptional cases.
  4. World: Hong Kong puts tens of thousands on lockdown as cases surge — Pfizer to supply 40 million vaccine doses to lower-income countries — Brazil begins distributing AstraZeneca vaccine.
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DOJ: Capitol rioter threatened to "assassinate" Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Supporters of former President Trump storm the U.S. Captiol on Jan. 6. Photo: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

A Texas man who has been charged with storming the U.S. Capitol in the deadly Jan. 6 siege posted death threats against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), the Department of Justice said.

The big picture: Garret Miller faces five charges in connection to the riot by supporters of former President Trump, including violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds and making threats. According to court documents, Miller posted violent threats online the day of the siege, including tweeting “Assassinate AOC.”

Schumer calls for IG probe into alleged plan by Trump, DOJ lawyer to oust acting AG

Jeffrey Clark speaks next to Deputy US Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen at a news conference in October. Photo: Yuri Gripas/AFP via Getty Images.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Saturday called for the Justice Department inspector general to investigate an alleged plan by former President Trump and a DOJ lawyer to remove the acting attorney general and replace him with someone more willing to investigate unfounded claims of election fraud.

Driving the news: The New York Times first reported Friday that the lawyer, Jeffrey Clark, allegedly devised "ways to cast doubt on the election results and to bolster Mr. Trump’s continuing legal battles and the pressure on Georgia politicians. Because Mr. [Jeffrey] Rosen had refused the president’s entreaties to carry out those plans, Mr. Trump was about to decide whether to fire Mr. Rosen and replace him with Mr. Clark."