DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone talks to CNN’s Don Lemon about the Department of Homeland Security’s concerns that conspiracy theories around the 2020 election could lead to further violence.
Tempers flared in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday after its chief physician urged lawmakers to resume wearing masks to slow the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19, with the top Democrat labeling Republican opposition as "moronic" as masks and other measures to control COVID return to daily life in the U.S. This report produced by Garay Gavino.
Seven Democratic senators on Thursday said that newly released materials show the FBI failed to fully investigate sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh when he was nominated to the court in 2018. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
U.S. Senate Republicans blocked a move to open debate on Wednesday on a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure measure that is a top priority for Democratic President Joe Biden, but the chamber was poised to take it up again as early as Monday. Gavino Garay reports.
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.
Former President Donald Trump suffered twin setbacks on Friday when the Justice Department cleared the way to release his tax records and disclosed a memo showing he urged top officials last year to falsely claim his election defeat was "corrupt." This report produced by Freddie Joyner.
Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) set the record straight about the events of January 6 when a radio show caller demanded to know the name of the Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt, a California woman who took part in the riot.