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Monday, February 22, 2021: Biden’s AG Pick Declares His Independence

President Biden’s choice for Attorney General, Merrick Garland, testified on Capitol Hill that he intends to prosecute white supremacists who participated in the Capitol Riots last month. He also had an emotional moment talking about his own family’s experience with anti-Semitism.

Plus, the Supreme Court rules that a NY prosecutor can obtain former President Trump’s tax returns.

And President Biden announces more funding for small businesses impacted by COVID as the U.S. nears 500,000 deaths.

On today’s program: CNN’s Dana Bash, Kaitlan Collins, plus legal analysts Elie Honig and Laura Coates.

**NOTE** Today’s show was impacted by the Senate confirmation hearing of Merrick Garland.


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