CNN’s John Avlon examines why President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 relief package, which had a 68% approval rating according to a Quinnipiac University poll, didn’t secure a single Republican vote in the House.
The United States is expected to impose sanctions to punish Russia for the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as early as Tuesday, two sources familiar with the matter said. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
The United States could help pay for transportation, healthcare, legal services, and career and educational programs for migrant families separated under former President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" border strategy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said on Monday. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
A U.N. human rights investigator said on Monday that it was "extremely dangerous" for the United States to have named Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler as having approved an operation to capture or kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi but not to have taken action against him. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz flew into a storm of criticism on Thursday over a holiday jaunt he took to the Mexican resort city of Cancun while his home state of Texas grappled with a deadly deep freeze, This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
President Joe Biden signs an executive order to repeal a Trump-era ban on most transgender Americans joining the military alongside Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. Biden says the executive order is “enabling all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform.”
In his opening statement to a Senate committee investigating the security failures that took place during the January 6 US Capitol riot, FBI Director Christopher Wray vowed that those responsible for the attack would be apprehended.
Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware tells CNN’s Dana Bash he will work to find other ways to raise the minimum wage after a key Senate official ruled that it couldn’t be included in the $1.9T covid relief bill.
President Joe Biden says Americans are “one step closer” to relief after the House voted to approve the $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package. CNN’s Joe Johns explains the president’s short remarks as the bill heads to the Senate.
In brief remarks on Saturday from the White House's Roosevelt Room, Biden said he called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to thank her for her support and urged the Senate to take up the American Rescue Plan quickly. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
Initial deliveries of the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine should start on Tuesday, senior Biden administration officials said on Sunday, saying they hoped to boost lagging vaccination rates among minorities. Bryan Wood reports.
Pete Buttigieg was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday on an 86-13 vote to head the Transportation Department, the first openly gay Cabinet secretary confirmed by lawmakers. Freddie Joyner has more