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.
Even though Joe Biden was known as a pragmatic dealmaker, he has taken a bold, radical approach to the beginning of his presidency. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains Biden’s unexpected direction in the wake of the post-Trump era and Covid-19.
Conventional wisdom suggests the best-case scenario for Joe Biden is for Democrats to sweep the two Senate runoffs in Georgia in January – putting Democrats in control of both sides of Congress as well as the White House. However, Chris Cillizza argues in his latest episode of The Point that a divided Congress may actually be a good thing for Biden.
A recent “60 Minutes” report that detailed Florida’s vaccine rollout and Gov. Ron DeSantis’ role in it, but the network landed in some hot water after several Democratic lawmakers pushed back on its reporting that Publix, a grocery store that had partnered with the state to distribute vaccines, had donated $100,000 to Gov. Ron DeSantis’$2 2022 reelection campaign. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how DeSantis is using the “60 Minutes” drama to appeal to his Republican base.
Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner’s essay adapted from his new memoir has a fascinating anecdote that shows why Fox News turned toward conspiracies after Barack Obama was elected. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how Fox News’ stranglehold on the GOP has fundamentally transformed Republican politics.
Out of office, Donald Trump is still repeating the lie that the 2020 election was stolen from him and attacking everyone from fellow Republicans to Dr. Anthony Fauci. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why Trump is acting much differently than his predecessors when they got out of office.
Across Texas, millions are without access to power, leaving them in the dark with no heat and water. Hear their first-hand stories of fighting to stay warm, struggling with burst pipes and searching for shelter.
[NFA] Texas's largest and oldest electric power cooperative on Monday filed for bankruptcy protection in federal court in Houston, citing a massive bill from the state's electricity grid operator following last month's cold snap. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.