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.
Roger Stone, an ally to former President Donald Trump, has appeared in several court filings related to the riot that took place at the US Capitol Building on January 6. CNN’s Jessica Schneider reports.
CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan reports on Trump ally Roger Stone’s welcome at the Conservative Political Action Conference, and his response to questions about his alleged involvement with the January 6th Capitol riot.
As the second week in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin came to a close, jurors heard testimony from Dr. Andrew Baker, the Hennepin County chief medical examiner who performed George Floyd’s autopsy. CNN’s Sara Sidner reports.
“As you walk into the court, there is pin drop silence,” Sara Sidner says. “You can hear yourself breathe in that court, it is so quiet. Even when people are testifying, everyone is paying attention in a way that I haven’t seen before.” Sidner also describes what she observes during testimony.
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.”
House Democratic Whip Rep. James Clyburn tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that one Trump official boasted about political interference in CDC guidance. “If he was doing things that may be criminal in nature, then we ought to bring that to light,” he said.
On CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper, Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas says that his party’s continued focus on former President Trump’s lies and grievances “is not helpful for us” moving forward.
Arkansas Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson reacted to former President Donald Trump’s attacks on top party leaders in his RNC spring retreat address, saying his remarks are “divisive” for elected GOP officials around the country.
U.S. Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Sunday expressed doubts about FBI Director Chris Wray's initial assessment that the fatal shooting of six Asian women in Atlanta-area spas may not constitute a hate crime, saying it "looks racially motivated." Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says the FBI released several new video clips of violence toward police during the Capitol riot as an attempt to crowdsource information as investigators continue their hunt for suspects involved in the attack.
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.