Brian Stelter says Donald Trump’s continued promotion of the Big Lie makes sense “when viewed through the prism of narcissism.” He also points out that political reporters are becoming more explicit about describing Trump’s “delusions.”
CNN’s Brian Stelter speaks with Renee DiResta, Research Manager at Stanford Internet Observatory, and Yael Eisenstat, Future of Democracy Fellow at the Berggruen Institute, about people at home doing their own research into the Covid-19 vaccines.
Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) talks with Brian Stelter about the aftermath of Jan. 6 and other threats to democracy. He says the new book “Peril” misrepresents one of his conversations with Gen. Mark Milley. Smith expresses support for Milley amid controversy.
Fareed Zakaria says that President Joe Biden’s approach to foreign policy looks more like Donald Trump’s than Barack Obama’s and warns that if Biden continues this tact, he risks normalizing Trump’s “America First” foreign policy.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), one of ten House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump, says that “as of now, Trump is winning” because the GOP has stayed silent and refused to denounce Trump’s lies about the election.
Sandra Garza, the longtime partner of fallen US Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, reacts to former President Donald Trump saying “our hearts and minds are with the people being persecuted” related to the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
Dominion Voting Systems attorney Stephen Shackelford talks with Brian Stelter about the company’s defamation suits against purveyors of voter fraud falsehoods. He says “this is a problem that is getting worse, not better, including for Dominion,” so “the best we can do is resort to the legal system and rely on it to hold them accountable.”