[NFA] U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended her decision to reject two of the five Republican lawmakers that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy named to a special committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. This report produced by Freddie Joyner.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is pulling his five Republican members selected to join the House committee that’s investigating the January 6 insurrection, following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to reject two of McCarthy’s picks, a source with direct knowledge confirmed to CNN. CNN’s Melanie Zanona explains Pelosi’s decision.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) tweeted that US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was participating in “embarrassing Covid theater” by wearing a mask and face shield on his trip to the Philippines, where masks and face shields are government mandated.
With the rise of the Delta variant, many vaccinated Americans tell pollsters they are still concerned about catching Covid-19– so why is the population that’s most vulnerable to the virus less worried about it? In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza examines the American “pandemic of the unvaccinated” as the country seeks to reach herd immunity in time.
Former President Donald Trump talked a good game about fundraising to fight “election fraud,” but not all of the funds raised by his political PAC are being used for that purpose. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains where the money is going — and why.
As Democrats gear up for the 2022 midterms, they know their biggest challenge likely comes from within their own party: the rise of “woke culture” on the far left. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how Democrats need to navigate this self-made minefield and push back on Republicans’ anti-woke messaging if they want to score big wins in the upcoming election.
The explosive new books about Donald Trump are riddled with insider details about the former president … and it’s partly because he chose to sit down with the authors himself. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza examines Trump’s obsession with the media and his efforts to control the narrative.
[NFA] House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday withdrew his five nominees to serve on the special committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol after Democratic House Speaker Nancy..