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Congressman Tim Ryan Is Pissed

This is why he’s nervous about the week ahead.

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Episode Notes

Almost two weeks after the siege on the Capitol, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan still has questions about why Congress was left with such meager defenses. How is the government dealing with the fallout from the attack? And with one day left before Joe Biden’s inauguration, is the nation’s capital safe?

Guest: Tim Ryan.

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The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

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  • Mary Harris is the host and managing editor of What Next, Slate's new daily news podcast. She has reported throughout the public radio system, for NPR, Marketplace, and WNYC.