Vice President Mike Pence campaigned on Sunday despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and President Donald Trump claimed progress as the United States set records for daily infections, prompting Democratic challenger Joe Biden to accuse Trump of surrendering to the pandemic.
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 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.