Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) took issue with reporters asking GOP lawmakers if they were vaccinated, and said reporters should be asking the Democrats if they are vaccinated. A CNN survey found that 100% of Democratic lawmakers on Capitol hill have been vaccinated.
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.
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.
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.
The Delta variant of the coronavirus is the cause of more than 80% of new U.S. COVID-19 cases, but the authorized vaccines remain more than 90% effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, said top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci during U.S. Senate hearing on Tuesday. This report produced by Freddie Joyner.
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.
CNN’s Brianna Keilar rolls the tape on Republican Sen. Ted Cruz’s past political stunts as he criticizes Texas state House Democrats for leaving the state in an effort to block state GOP from passing a restrictive new voting law.
[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.
Consumer prices were up 5.4% in June, the biggest jump in annual inflation in nearly 13 years. CNN’s Vanessa Yurkevich visits President Biden’s home town of Scranton, PA, where residents and businesses are feeling the impact of inflation.
Bill Cosby, the first high-profile celebrity criminal trial of the #MeToo era, was released from prison after three years when Pennsylvania’s highest court said his due process rights were violated over the course of his prosecution.
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.