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.
Facebook is determined to not let the former US President Donald Trump use its platform again, not even through his daughter-in-law’s Facebook page. Trump made quite a few appearances on his daughter-in-law Lara Trump’s page. However, Facebook soon removed the videos of Trump that were posted on her Facebook page by Lara, who is married to Trump’s son, Eric. Facebook not only removed the video but also issued a warning.
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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.
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.”
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.
Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida attended parties which frequently involved drug use and sex and after which money was sometimes exchanged, according to two women in attendance who spoke to CNN in recent days.
CNN’s Brianna Keilar reacts to former President Trump’s speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, where he echoed several of the baseless and false election fraud claims he’s continued to perpetuate following the US 2020 election.
Former President Donald Trump repeated his election lies on stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, looking to reclaim his role as the Republican Party’s kingmaker as he positions himself to play a major role in the 2022 midterm elections.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was among the prominent Trump loyalists to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday, which the former president will address on Sunday.
CNN’s Brianna Keilar speaks with Democratic Delegate of Guam Michael San Nicholas about bringing some of Guam’s National Guard members to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-GA) office after she referred to Guam as a foreign country despite its status as a US territory during CPAC.
Tucker Carlson ignited backlash for his comments about “replacement” theory during a Fox News show. Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt speaks to CNN’s Brian Stelter about Carlson’s rhetoric and the ADL’s letter to Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott.