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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
House Republicans voted to remove Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership position last week, and in the process reaffirmed the “Big Lie” peddled by former President Donald Trump. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains Cheney’s last-ditch warning to the GOP and why it matters.
House Republicans voted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney out of her leadership position over her ongoing feud with President Trump and his false claim that he won the 2020 presidential election. CNN’s Jessica Dean reports live from Capitol Hill.
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.
Wild conspiracy theories coming out of the Trump White House was common practice for four years, but details are emerging from emails sent by Donald Trump’s chief of staff to the Department of Justice that put one of them in a whole new light. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza unpacks Italygate, a conspiracy theory that Italian satellites influenced the 2020 election.
Election history shows that the winning party of the presidential election will lose majority control of congress in the following midterm, but will this happen in 2022? In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza goes through some new election forecasting models that show Democrats may actually maintain their majority.
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.
Former President Donald Trump is reportedly convinced that he will be reinstated as president this summer, but will Republican leadership do anything to quell this most recent Trump delusion? CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how Trump’s denial about the 2020 election results is continuing to shape a conspiracy theory-riddled political landscape ahead.
Former President Donald Trump declared the 2020 election fraudulent before he even officially lost, but how long will this accusation hold the Republican Party captive? In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why his Party continues to be mesmerized by the “Big Lie” that the 2020 race was stolen, despite countless facts suggesting otherwise.
While meeting with reporters after his meeting at the White House, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy rejected the idea that members of his conference were questioning the results of the election in..