Transcript for Barbie celebrates Women’s History Month
We will turn to ABC's erielle reshef with our latest headlines. Good afternoon, erielle. Good afternoon. Happy Thursday to you. We begin with the new concerns over safety at the nation's capitol, capitol police on high alert over another possible plot to breach the building. An FBI intelligence bulletin says a known militia group called the three percenters may be planning an attack. Law enforcement officials say far right conspiracy theorists believe former president trump will take power again today, March 4th. Some 5,000 National Guard troops and additional safety personnel are providing extra security. House leaders wrapped their session overnight with the safety threats in mind passing massive election reform and police reform bills. The George Floyd justice in policing act is a measure aimed at preventing police misconduct, establishing a national standard for police department operation, banning choke holes and no-knock warrants. That bill now heads to the senate. New concerns over states like Texas loosening covid-19 restrictions and dropping mask mandate despite rising cases there. Dr. Anthony Fauci calling the Texas move ill-advised. And president Biden calling it a big mistake. Major retailers like Best Buy, target, Macy's, Starbucks, and others are still requiring masks nationwide. And the newly confirmed education secretary Miguel Cardona speaking exclusively to "Gma" saying the new push to vaccinate educators this month is a positive step to reopening schools safely. When asked if families can expect a normal school year this September, Cardona replied, define normal. And the new job numbers just in. The department of labor reporting 745,000 Americans filed unemployment claims last week. The economy still under pressure from the coronavirus. The senate is expected to take up president Biden's nearly $2 trillion covid relief package today. And Barbie is celebrating women's history month with the new Eleanor roosevelt-inspired doll and Instagram post announced the new release which is part of a new inspiring women collection. And guys, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Jean king also among those new Barbie dolls. Really cool. Trying to inspire the next generation to really know themselves, speak up for themselves, pretty cool. She keeps evolving. Barbie is just never going anywhere. There's going to be a Dr. Ashton and an Amy robach. And an erielle reshef doll. Oh, thank you. And just put robach on the bottom. Robe, yes. All right, erielle, thank you so much. Stay with us, folks, on
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