Hate crime legislation intended to combat violence against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic advanced in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, easily overcoming the Senate procedural tool known as the filibuster. Gloria Tso reports.
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.
Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner talked with CNN’s Jake Tapper about how former President Donald Trump abused the trust of his supporters by continuing to push the big lie about the 2020 election.
CNN’s David Chalian says that Sen. John Cornyn’s (R-TX) questioning whether or not President Joe Biden is being controlled by his staff and not really in charge is another example of the GOP trying to find a way to attack Biden, something they have yet to be successful at thus far.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that the Biden administration prefers to pass a bipartisan infrastructure package, but “the president has said we have to get this done.”
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia told CNN that the deadly attack on January 6th at the US Capitol “changed” him, saying, “you can’t have this many people split to where they want to go to war with each other” as he calls for Democrats and Republicans to work together on top legislative priorities in a divided Washington.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has told associates that he thinks President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses when he incited a deadly mob to attack the US Capitol last week and that..