A recent “60 Minutes” report that detailed Florida’s vaccine rollout and Gov.
Ron DeSantis’ role in it, but the network landed in some hot water after several Democratic lawmakers pushed back on its reporting that Publix, a grocery store that had partnered with the state to distribute vaccines, had donated $100,000 to Gov.
Ron DeSantis’$2 2022 reelection campaign.
In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how DeSantis is using the “60 Minutes” drama to appeal to his Republican base.
Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a controversial voting bill aimed at curbing access to mail-in voting in the state, joining a host of other GOP-led states pushing new limits in connection with former President Donald Trump’s baseless claims of fraud in the 2020 election.
A former Florida official central to the federal investigation into whether U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz committed sex trafficking of a minor will cooperate with investigators as part of a plea agreement, a court document submitted by prosecutors showed. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Retailers including Costco, Publix and Starbucks are set to roll back mask requirements in light of the CDC’s recent announcement recommending vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks in most scenarios. CNN’s Polo Sandoval
Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney for being critical of former President Trump’s role in the Capitol riot – but weren’t many of them doing the same thing back in January? In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why many Republicans, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, have flip-flopped and left Cheney on an island.
Republican elected officials are still covering for Trump by repeating the lie that the election was stolen from him. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why these Republicans – who know that the election was not in fact stolen – are continuing to go along with this, and what it says about the current affairs of the GOP.
It’s looking more and more like Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney will lose her House leadership role due to her willingness to criticize former President Donald Trump. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains what this potential ousting means for the GOP as a Party, and who is the likely replacement.
Southern and Western states saw the most growth over the past 10 years according to the US Census Bureau, and they gained congressional seats because of it. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains who gained (and lost) the most from reapportionment, and what this means for political power going forward.
Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, whose criticism of former President Donald Trump led to her being ousted from House Republican leadership, said that her role as a member of Congress obligated her to oppose the widespread lie of fraud in the 2020 election.
The top Democrat and Republican on the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee have reached a deal to push forward with a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 storming of U.S. Capitol, the lawmakers said on Friday. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.