The top Republican in the House of Representatives signaled on Sunday that he would vote to remove fellow Republican and Trump critic Liz Cheney as a party leader. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) denied that there is systemic racism in the US claiming “America’s not a racist country,” as President Joe Biden and others urge people to directly confront the issue as the nation grapples with a spate of police killings of Black Americans.
President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will begin withdrawing the last U.S. troops from Afghanistan on May 1 to end America's longest war, rejecting calls for U.S. forces to stay to ensure a peaceful resolution to that nation's grinding internal conflict. Gavino Garay reports.
Republican Rep. Liz Cheney calls out Fox News during a combative interview with Bret Baier in which she argued that “Fox News has a particular obligation to make sure people know the election wasn’t stolen.”
[NFA] As U.S. political leaders grow increasingly desperate to persuade Americans to get the coronavirus vaccine, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Wednesday topped offers of baseball tickets and beer with a $1 million prize drawing. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Supplies of gasoline tightened further in parts of the U.S. on Tuesday as the shutdown of the nation’s biggest fuel pipeline by hackers entered its fifth day, raising concern about price spikes at the pumps ahead of the summer driving season. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney for being critical of former President Trump’s role in the Capitol riot – but weren’t many of them doing the same thing back in January? In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why many Republicans, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, have flip-flopped and left Cheney on an island.
Conservative lawyer George Conway said that GOP lawmakers are “trying to memory hole what happened” with the US Capitol insurrection after House Republicans voted to remove Rep. Liz Cheney as GOP conference chair over her opposition to former President Trump.
CNN’s Erin Burnett lambasts the Republican Party and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for removing Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership position for her refusal to support former President Trump’s election lie.
Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller and former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen testified during a House hearing about their actions during the Capitol insurrection. CNN’s Jessica Schneider reports the hearing devolved into “partisan finger pointing.”