Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) criticized a liberal push to expand the Supreme Court, saying when Republicans had control of the Senate they didn’t try to “rig the game.” CNN’s John Berman says the blocked nomination of Merrick Garland in 2016 suggests otherwise.
CNN’s John Berman says that while many Republicans say they want to move on from the 2020 election, former President Donald Trump just can’t let go of his election lie and keeps wanting to re-litigate the election.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin asked a judge on Tuesday for a new trial, court records showed, two weeks after he was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd. Gloria Tso reports.
CNN’s Don Lemon says Rep. Maxine Waters’ call for protesters to ‘get more confrontational’ if a guilty verdict isn’t reached in the Derek Chauvin trial was not constructive and gave critics ammunition to jump all over her.
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.
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.
Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller and former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen testified during a House hearing about their actions during the Capitol insurrection. CNN’s Jessica Schneider reports the hearing devolved into “partisan finger pointing.”
The top Republican in the House of Representatives signaled on Sunday that he would vote to remove fellow Republican and Trump critic Liz Cheney as a party leader. This report produced by Chris Dignam.