Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) speaks to CNN’s Jake Tapper about Georgia’s new voting law that critics deem restrictive, and Major League Baseball’s decision to move its All-Star game out of Atlanta in response to the law.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) talks with Brian Stelter about how the southern border and immigration issues are framed in the media. She says most conversations have focused on “the political football of who’s attacking who on immigration instead of actually talking about the real situation” and she urges “empathy, sympathy and understanding” about the plight of migrants.
Brian Stelter brings up the Biden administration’s lack of transparency and Rep. Ilhan Omar says coverage of immigration should be centered around the people who are affected. “We seem to forget that people who are fleeing unspeakable violence are not checking their Twitter feeds or news outlets to see if the country they’re fleeing to is welcoming them today,” she says.
Apple will bring social media app Parler, favored by U.S conservatives, back to its App Store after the iPhone maker pulled it following the deadly Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot, according to a letter sent to two Republican lawmakers. This report produced by Freddie Joyner.
CNN’s John Avlon takes a look at how right-wing media parroted former President Trump’s soft stance towards Russian President Vladimir Putin and asks whether these deflections will continue as President Biden adopts a more stern rhetoric towards Russia.
Walter Mondale, a leading liberal Democratic voice of the late 20th century who was U.S. vice president under Jimmy Carter and lost in a landslide to Ronald Reagan in the 1984 presidential election, died on Monday at age 93, his family said. Gloria Tso reports.
Minneapolis and other U.S. cities were ramping up security measures on Monday, girding for possible protests after a jury delivers a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with murdering George Floyd by kneeling on his neck. Gloria Tso reports.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) told a crowd at a rally in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, that she’s hoping for a guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial and if there isn’t one that activists have to get “more confrontational.”
Two U.S. agencies on Monday said they were investigating a Tesla crash in Texas on Saturday that left two dead and which local police said appeared to have occurred with no one in the driver's seat. Colette Luke has more.