CNN’s Don Lemon reacts to a video posted by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in response to Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ decision to no longer publish six books that they say “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”
CNN’s Manu Raju pressed House minority leader Kevin McCarthy about why he is concerned about the efforts to overturn the Iowa election of a Republican, but wasn’t concerned about Trump’s effort to overturn the presidential election.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), the third-ranking Republican in the House, gave differing answers at a joint press briefing about the role of former President Trump in the party.
The U.S. Senate acquitted Donald Trump on Saturday of inciting the mob that stormed the Capitol last month, sparing him from conviction in his second impeachment trial in a year despite broad condemnation of his role in sparking the deadly siege. Conway G. Gittens has the final tally.
Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, says Fox host Tucker Carlson is taking white supremacist talking points and using a “primetime platform to mainstream them for millions of Americans.” He asks, “Where are the Murdochs? Where is the rest of the board at Fox? Again, where are the shareholders, the institutional investors?”
Dr. Anthony Fauci is cautioning Americans from declaring victory over Covid-19 because there there are signs that a surge “wants to increase”. He talks with CNN’s Anderson Cooper about the state of the fight against the coronavirus.
Nepal and India have agreed to carry out a joint study on construction activities underway in and around the Mahakali River in Darchula district, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali announced on Monday. Responding to the questions raised by lawmakers in Parliament, Minister Gyawali informed the meeting that both nations have formed a team to conduct the study and it will be deployed at the site on April 12. As per Gyawali, the Government of Nepal earlier also had sent a team led by the Chief Survey Officer of Darchula district to make a field study of the security wall being constructed by India on its side of Mahakali River on January 6 amid reports of encroachment. Gyawali informed the meeting that border experts from both countries are making the field study as per recommendations made by the team that it would be appropriate to find the exact measurement of the wall with the help of survey officials of both the countries and raise this issue with relevant Indian authorities. Addressing the meeting of the House of Representatives, lawmaker Badu claimed that around 25 hectares of Nepali land had turned into the riverbank on the Indian side of the border.
“The widening Matt Gaetz scandal is proving John Boehner right,” Brian Stelter says, quoting from the former House speaker’s new book. Boehner “saw the danger in lifting up right-wing MAGA media stars as the faces and the futures of the party.” Stelter also notes that Fox News had propped up Gaetz but has barely covered the recent allegations.
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said she would back her onetime boss, former President Donald Trump, if he decides to run for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination again in 2024 and not mount a bid against him. Punch Bowl News founder Anna Palmer tells CNN why she thinks this might be.
Robby Soave argues that a recent “60 Minutes” story about Florida’s vaccine rollout and Governor Ron DeSantis was wildly flawed. Soave says the story aided DeSantis politically because the governor responded by criticizing the media, and “being anti-media is probably the single thing that unites all conservatives.”
A lawyer for convicted movie producer Harvey Weinstein has challenged his extradition to California to face charges of assaulting five women, citing a paperwork technicality after his requests for a “humanitarian” delay to attend to medical needs were rejected.Weinstein, 69, appeared via video before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case from the maximum security Wende Correctional Facility near Buffalo, where he has been imprisoned since last spring after being convicted in New York City of a criminal sex act and third-degree rape.
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CNN’s Don Lemon speaks to Jonathan Arthur, attorney for US Army officer 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario. Nazario is suing two Virginia police officers after they drew guns, pepper sprayed him and pushed him to the ground during a traffic stop in December 2020. One officer has since been fired.
Georgia Democratic State Rep. Park Cannon and her attorney Gerald Griggs speak to CNN’s Don Lemon about Cannon’s arrest after protesting a voting restriction bill by knocking on Republican Gov. Brian Kemp’s office door.