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.
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.”
Democrat Helen Butler and Republican Baoky Vu, who have stood up to former President Trump’s lies about the 2020 election, are both being removed from their roles on election boards in Georgia after Gov. Brian Kemp signed a law that allows the GOP to appoint members to local election boards.
CNN’s Manu Raju speaks to Chuck Schumer about confronting his most daunting series of legislative landmines in his young tenure as Senate majority leader, navigating conflicting demands from his left and his moderates – all the while facing wary Republicans after years of partisan brawling with the hard-nosed New Yorker.
President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Monday backed talks between Iran and six world powers to revive a 2015 nuclear deal but flatly rejected meeting U.S. President Joe Biden, even if Washington removed all sanctions. Colette Luke has more.
The radicalization of some Capitol rioters can be traced back to November 2008, with the election of the United States’ first Black president Barack Obama. CNN’s Drew Griffin reports. See more at CNN.com/capitolriot.
Donald Trump’s presidency began with lies and ended in insurrection. CNN’s Drew Griffin charts the extraordinary power of his rhetoric, and meets the Capitol rioter who believes Trump was “anointed by God.” See more at CNN.com/capitolriot.
CNN’s Brian Stelter emailed Fox News a number of questions about host Tucker Carlson’s claim that the FBI was behind the January 6 Capitol insurrection and why their team of journalists have not investigated the veracity of the allegations.