As former President Donald Trump prepares to make remarks at CPAC, Jim Acosta takes a look at his recent activities, including a trip to the border and a speech at his New Jersey golf club, and concludes that Trump is pretending to play president while also playing the victim.
Protesters gathered outside the home of Edward Cagney Mathews in New Jersey after a video of him shouting racial slurs and other offensive language at his neighbors went viral. Police arrested Mathews and he faces several criminal charges, according to the Mount Laurel Police Department.
Albert Aguero, his wife and two children, were vacationing in his parents' apartment when they were startled awake by what felt like an earthquake. They're survivors of the massive building collapse in a Miami suburb. Matthew Larotonda reports.
The U.S. states of Florida and Louisiana were at or near their highest hospitalization numbers of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, driven by the still-spreading Delta variant, as one doctor warned of the "darkest days" yet. Bryan Wood reports.
Democrats Nina Turner and Shontel Brown will go head-to-head in the special election for Ohio’s 11th Congressional District to fill the vacant seat of former Rep. Marcia Fudge, who joined the Biden Cabinet to serve as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
[NFA] The U.S. Senate will try to complete work this week on a $1 trillion infrastructure investment bill that would bring long-awaited improvements to roads, bridges and mass-transit systems and deliver a rare bipartisan victory to President Joe Biden. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that progressives have “more than enough” votes to block the bipartisan infrastructure deal in the House if the Senate doesn’t also pass Democrats’ sweeping reconciliation bill.
Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio tells CNN’s Dana Bash that the covid vaccines are “a miracle” and calls for a “more effective and massive public media campaign” to convince unvaccinated Americans to get the shot.
On CNN’s State of the Union with Dana Bash, Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio dismisses Democrats’ plan to hold a Wednesday vote on the bipartisan infrastructure deal but says his bipartisan group has been “working all weekend” to finalize the bill.
Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, who slept on the steps of the US Capitol Friday night to protest the end of the national eviction moratorium, tells CNN’s Ryan Nobles that she believes the White House and the CDC should act on extending the moratorium.
Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) slammed her House colleagues for adjourning for August recess without passing an extension of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium for renters. CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux reports Bush slept overnight on the steps of the US Capitol in an effort to appeal to her colleagues to extend the moratorium.