Anthony Fauci is talking like he's caught a glimpse of the end of the pandemic tunnel, CNN reports. The infectious-disease expert said Sunday on State of the Union that America might start getting back to "relative normal" by as early as April 2021—if, that is, the newly announced Pfizer vaccine works and gets distributed. "So, if we get the overwhelming majority of people taking the vaccine ... we could start getting things back to relative normal as we get into the second and third quarter of the year, where people can start thinking about doing things that were too dangerous just months ago," Fauci said. But the country "can't just wish it happening." For more around the media dial:
- John Bolton: "I think it's very important for leaders in the Republican Party to explain to our voters, who are not as stupid as the Democrats think, that, in fact, Trump has lost the election and that his claims of election fraud are baseless," he said on This Week, per the Hill. "The fact is that we've seen litigation in all the key battleground states, and it has failed consistently."