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.”
US health officials have eased mask-wearing guidance for people who are fully vaccinated, allowing them to stop using face coverings outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings.“Today is a great day for America,” President Joe Biden said during a Rose Garden address heralding the new guidance from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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President Joe Biden said on Thursday that Colonial Pipeline should be reaching full operational capacity right now and he expects to see fuel normalcy this weekend. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
President Biden warned gas station owners against taking advantage of consumers after a ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline has led to gas shortages at many stations in the eastern United States.
The CDC has updated its Covid-19 pandemic guidelines, now saying that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or socially distance indoors or outdoors. CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers your questions on what the new CDC recommendations mean for Americans, and also discusses his new feature documentary, “Race for The Vaccine.”
Fewer Americans filed new claims for unemployment benefits last week, as companies held on to their workers amid the growing labor shortage that helped to curb job growth in April. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
The increase in anti-Asian hate and violence has forced many Asian Americans to have difficult conversations about race. For one family, dinnertime has turned into lessons on racism. But for another, a Korean-adoptee feels isolated from the AAPI community. Meanwhile, a college student has given up medical school to focus on his viral Asian-centric media company. CNN’s Natasha Chen reports.
A former Republican voter Robert Clark of Connecticut and a vocal minority within the Republican Party are organizing against President Trump through ad campaigns, fundraising and phone banking efforts..