On CNN’s State of the Union, Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar tells CNN’s Dana Bash that while she hopes the Supreme Court doesn’t gut Roe v. Wade, their decision on Texas’ abortion law isn’t an encouraging sign.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) says the Supreme Court decision to not intervene to stop a Texas law that prohibits abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected – usually around six weeks into a pregnancy - is an “assault on women’s health” and jeopardizes Roe V. Wade.
Since the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v Wade, which established the legal right to abortion in the United States, nominees to the highest court have been asked about their views on abortion during their confirmation hearings. They’ve also been asked about Casey v Planned Parenthood, a 1991 decision that established the “undue burden test” by which abortion regulations are judged.
Top Biden medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that people should follow official recommendations on booster shots and says that data on boosters for Moderna and J&J recipients is coming in “a couple to three weeks.”
Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration declined to recommend the agency approve Covid-19 booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer. However, they did recommend a more limited step: emergency use authorization for people 65 and older, and for people at high risk of severe infection. CNN’s Jake Tapper discusses with Dr. Anthony Fauci.
In a new book, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) reportedly questioned former President Donald Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was stolen. Now, Trump is taking aim at the two senators who were his staunch allies while he was in office.
CNN’s Brian Todd reports on former President George W. Bush’s recent move in apparent opposition to former President Donald Trump. Bush plans to hold a fundraiser for Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), who lost her House leadership role for rejecting former President Trump’s election lies.
Today morning, CJI NV Ramana said that the Supreme Court will set up a committee to inquire into the Pegasus snooping row, adding that interim orders would likely be issued next week.
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Tropical Depression Ida continues to bring heavy rain to much of the East, with over 80 million people from New York to Mississippi under a flash flood watch. Behind Ida, people are seeing very hot and humid conditions. CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the latest.