The Trump White House hired numerous people from Fox News. Now Fox is hiring numerous people from Trump’s orbit. Matt Gertz of the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters says nine former White House staffers, campaign aides and Trump family members are now on Fox’s payroll. He says Fox “understood they needed to keep Trump supporters on board, and the best way to do that was to put familiar faces” on the network.”
House Democratic Whip Rep. James Clyburn tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that one Trump official boasted about political interference in CDC guidance. “If he was doing things that may be criminal in nature, then we ought to bring that to light,” he said.
On CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper, Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas says that his party’s continued focus on former President Trump’s lies and grievances “is not helpful for us” moving forward.
Arkansas Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson reacted to former President Donald Trump’s attacks on top party leaders in his RNC spring retreat address, saying his remarks are “divisive” for elected GOP officials around the country.
Hundreds of Republican donors will gather for an invitation-only event at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. CNN’s Michael Warren reads excerpts from a speech the former President is expected to give during the retreat.
Brian Stelter asks about D.C. journalists adjusting to the Biden era and Jim Acosta says “I think we’re all dealing with some post-Trump stress disorder.” He points out there is a wide world of news to cover. Also, Annie Karni says the Biden White House is more disciplined than Trump’s and thus, in some ways, more difficult to cover.
[NFA] A motorist rammed a vehicle into U.S. Capitol police on Friday and brandished a knife, killing one officer and injuring another and forcing the Capitol complex to lock down in an attack that police said did not immediately appear to be terrorism-related. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
A car rammed a barricade outside the US Capitol killing a police officer, injuring another and leading to a suspect being shot, police have confirmed. Capitol Police say the incident happened at a checkpoint near the building in Washington, DC.
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