Chuck Hagel, former Republican senator and defense secretary under former President Barack Obama, talks to CNN’s Jim Acosta about former President Donald’s Trump’s scrutiny of President Joe Biden’s timeline for withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan.
David Litt, a former speechwriter for President Obama, was booked on Newsmax to discuss Elon Musk hosting an episode of “Saturday Night Live.” Instead, Litt blasted the conservative network for spreading lies about election fraud.
Axios reporter Jonathan Swan tells CNN about former President Donald Trump’s “off-the-books” bid to remove troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Germany and Africa in his final weeks in office after he’d lost the election.
U.S. President Joe Biden spoke with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the White House said on Saturday, as the Israel-Hamas conflict continued to rage and destroyed a tower block that housed news media organizations. This report produced by Jonah Green.
A Colorado man who was recently charged with murder in the disappearance of his wife a year ago has also been charged with voter fraud for voting for Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election using his wife’s mail-in ballot, according to an affidavit. CNN’s Laura Jarrett reports.
Among some Trump fans, “there was a psychological need or longing or craving to believe that Donald Trump won” the election in 2020, Peter Wehner says. They have “news sources feeding that addiction, giving them the information they want, playing into confirmation bias,” he adds.
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 Space Force commander has been removed from his post following claims he made on a conservative podcast. CNN’s Jim Acosta reports Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier made the comment that Marxist ideologies are invading the US military on “The Steve Gruber Show,” and did not immediately respond to CNN’s request for comment.
During an interview on Fox News, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, implored the network to stop spreading misinformation about the 2020 presidential election. Weingarten tells CNN’s Jim Acosta why she, as an educator, felt compelled to speak up about the issue.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) talks with CNN’s Jim Acosta about his tense encounter with an aide for Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) who told him to take off his mask after the CDC released new guidance for fully vaccinated individuals.
CNN’s Jim Acosta discusses former President Donald Trump’s statement about Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit with Jim Avlon and Margaret Hoover. The racehorse tested positive for elevated levels of betamethasone, an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid that is allowed in horse racing at a certain level. A postrace test detected 21 picograms per milliliter – more than double the legal threshold in Kentucky racing.