13 big questions about Biden’s response to Omicron, as Congress prepares to grill Fauci, Walensky, and other top officials

Amid another coronavirus surge, and facing pressure over everything from testing access to school closures, top Biden administration health officials are headed to Congress Tuesday for a hearing on the Covid-19 pandemic.

The hearing, held by the Senate Health Committee, is framed around SARS-CoV-2 variants, but it will also be a chance for senators to pull information from the witnesses about the state of the pandemic and grill them over problems — legitimate or political ones — in the U.S. response.

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