The Morning Dispatch: Vaccine Supply Hiccups

Happy Monday! To paraphrase Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson and directly quote Trump administration Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller: “I cannot wait to leave this job, believe me.”

Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • The National Rifle Association announced on Friday it is declaring bankruptcy, and will leave New York to reincorporate in Texas. The organization is currently under investigation by New York Attorney General Letitia James. The FBI said last week it processed a record 39.7 million firearm background checks in 2020, 10 million more than the next highest year on record.

  • The 2021 March for Life will be held virtually this year, organizers announced on Friday, citing “heightened pressures that law enforcement officers … are currently facing in and around the Capitol” and the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Yoweri Museveni—who has led Uganda since 1986—was declared the victor of the country’s recent presidential election, which international observers have widely criticized as being unfair. Museveni ordered an internet blackout in advance of the voting, and his government’s security forces repeatedly arrested and beat his main opponent, Bobi Wine, throughout the campaign.

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