U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland directed the department to evaluate how it obtains records from Congress in light of revelations that the previous administration had used secret subpoenas to collect Democratic lawmakers' communications. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Brian Stelter asks CNN Washington bureau chief Sam Feist what he wants to hear at an upcoming meeting with Attorney General Merrick Garland. Feist says news execs want more specifics about Trump-era spying and more protections for journalists doing their jobs. “The most important goal,” he says, “is to prevent this from happening in the future, not just by the Biden administration, but by future administrations.”
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s rebuke of her comments comparing mask mandates to the treatment of Jewish people during the Holocaust was unfortunate and blindsided her.
U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy denounced fellow Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene on Tuesday for comparing the wearing of COVID-19 masks to the Holocaust. This report produced by Jonah Green.
The 35 out of 211 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives who voted for the independent commission to probe the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol signaled some cracks in the party's defense of former President Donald Trump. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
CNN’s Anderson Cooper slams GOP leaders Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for refusing to back the commission for a bipartisan investigation into the insurrection that took place at the Capitol on January 6th.
[NFA] The Oregon House of Representatives on Thursday night voted to expel one of its own members accused of coordinating with protesters, some of whom were armed, to allow them into the state Capitol. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Former President Donald Trump is struggling to find a challenger against Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. Trump publicly trashed Kemp after the governor wouldn’t help Trump cheat in the 2020 election. CNN reporter Michael Warren reports.
Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming dodged a question about linking Donald Trump’s election lies and GOP voting rights laws, telling Axios on HBO in an interview that voter fraud “certainly exists. I will never understand the resistance for example to voter ID, I think you ought to have to show ID to go vote.”
Could former President Donald Trump be heading for the House of Representatives? In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza discusses the possibility of Trump making a run at House leadership — through Florida.
[NFA] Democratic lawmakers are readying an infrastructure package in the U.S. House of Representatives that they intend to move ahead with, with or without Republican support. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.