Sen. Joni Ernst’s recent comments about the impact of the impeachment inquiry on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are reminiscent of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s comments on the impact of the Hillary Clinton Benghazi investigation.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joked at an event that it “will be hard not to hit” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with the speaker’s gavel if Republicans take control of the chamber in the 2022 midterms and he becomes speaker. CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux reports Pelosi’s spokesperson and deputy chief of staff swiftly condemned the comments.
Melania Trump’s closest White House adviser, Stephanie Grisham, details the former first lady’s reaction to the January 6th insurrection in her upcoming book. CNN’s Kate Bennnett and Kasie Hunt report.
CNN’s Jake Tapper, Juliette Keyyem and author Garrett Graff discuss how former President George W. Bush remarks commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks comparing the foreign extremists on 9/11 to the domestic extremists that attacked the US capitol on January 6.