Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner urged his party to return to its traditional principles, saying a focus on things like fiscal responsibility and strong national defense are key to winning back control of Congress in upcoming elections.
Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner talked with CNN’s Jake Tapper about how former President Donald Trump abused the trust of his supporters by continuing to push the big lie about the 2020 election.
Brian Stelter outlines the reasons for a democracy beat and talks with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson about the news media’s coverage of those she calls “democracy deniers.” Plus, voting rights reporter Ari Berman argues the “most important dividing line in American politics right now isn’t between Democrats and Republicans, it’s between Republicans versus democracy.”
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.
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.