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.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) refused a reporter’s request to wear a mask during a press event and justified it by saying he had been vaccinated and was following CDC guidelines. CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why Cruz is wrong.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday named Vice President Kamala Harris to lead U.S. efforts with Mexico and Central America's Northern Triangle countries to try to stem the flow of migration to the United States. Gavino Garay reports.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former California Democratic Congresswoman Katie Hill, who resigned amid allegations of inappropriate relationships with campaign staffers, reacts to Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz invoking her name in an op-ed he wrote declaring he would not resign over allegations of violating sex trafficking laws – claims that he denies.
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.
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.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday made a fiery appeal for U.S companies to foot the bill for his $2 trillion-plus infrastructure plan, but signaled an openness to negotiate how big their tax bill should be. This report produced by Jonah Green.