Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tells CNN’s Chris Cuomo that she thinks “a very considerable amount, a lot of members” of the House “still don’t yet feel safe around other members of Congress,” as US Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was stopped from bringing a concealed gun onto the House floor.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been a political force of nature since she took office in 2018. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how social media and money has propelled the 31-year-old to sweeping national stature.
New York's top prosecutor rejected a proposal by Governor Andrew Cuomo for her to pick a lawyer to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against him, after Cuomo's office backtracked on Sunday on a plan to choose its own investigator. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, Senator Ted Cruz defended former President Donald Trump, and mocked Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for tweeting in January that Cuz "almost had me murdered" - a reference to suggestions that Cruz helped foment the Jan. 6 Capitol violence by Trump supporters.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) lashed out at Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) after he said he had doubts about Deb Haaland’s nomination to Secretary of the Interior, which comes on the heels of his opposition to the confirmation of Neera Tanedem to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
Senior Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma alleged that Congress communally polarised the assembly election environment in the northeastern state by joining hands with Badruddin Ajmal-led AIUDF. Himanta said opposition party has made this poll into a ‘conflict of civilisation’ by aligning with the AIUDF. “Yes, it will positively impact us. It will lead to complete polarisation because people of Assam will not vote for the AIUDF. So, by forming an alliance with a communal party, the Congress has polarised the elections completely. The BJP's campaign for the assembly polls in the northeastern state will focus on 'surakshya' (security), 'sabhayata' (civilisation) and 'vikas' (development),” said Sarma eplying to a question on the possible impact of the Congress-AIUDF alliance. Watch the full video for more.
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Ahead of Assam assembly elections, state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on March 08 said by doing an alliance with communal party Congress has polarised the election in the state. He said, "By forging alliance with communal party Congress has polarised the election. Had Congress contested separately, polls would have been fought on development issues. But by aligning with AIUDF, Congress has made this poll a conflict of civilizations." Assam assembly elections will be held in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6.
Ahead of the Assembly Election in Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has hired five helicopters for the party leaders' campaign. The saffron party is aiming to win 100 plus seats in Assam and has outscored the Congress and other parties in terms of choppers for the election campaign. The assembly polls in Assam will be held in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6.
CNN’s Don Lemon reacts to a video posted by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in response to Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ decision to no longer publish six books that they say “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”
The U.S. House of Representatives canceled its planned Thursday session, after the Capitol Police warned on Wednesday that a militia group could be plotting to breach the building that was subjected to a deadly attack on Jan. 6. Gloria Tso reports.
State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins is now calling for the resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo – a sign of escalating pressure from members of his own party to step aside amid allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct.
New York Senator Chuck Schumer said he supports the independent investigation into sexual harassment claims made against Governor Andrew Cuomo made by five women, most of them former aides. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
CNN’s Abby Phillip speaks with Democratic strategist Maria Cardona and Republican strategist Alice Stewart about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s political future as sexual harassment claims and allegations that his administration covered up covid deaths in nursing homes fuel calls for his resignation
The second of three women who have accused New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual misconduct rejected his public apology on Thursday, a response likely to ratchet up pressure on the embattled Democrat.
CNN’s Chris Cuomo talks with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten about the importance of getting kids back to in-person learning at school, and President Biden’s announcement that the US will have enough vaccine doses for every adult by the end of May.
CNN’s Jeff Zeleny speaks to Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), an outspoken critic of former President Donald Trump, about some of the backlash he has received since voting to impeach Trump and his political future.
Pentagon officials took more than three hours to approve a request by the U.S. Capitol Police for National Guard troops to back up police under attack by rioters at the Capitol on Jan. 6, a military commander told a Senate hearing Wednesday. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
AOC Says She's a Sexual Assault Survivor .
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Instagram Live on Feb. 1 to address last month's riot at the Capitol.
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