White House press secretary Jen Psaki mocked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) after he falsely claimed Southwest Airlines was experiencing a shortage of employees because of vaccine mandates and President Joe Biden.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) criticized the speech Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivered after 10 GOP senators joined Democrats in voting to extend the nation’s debt limit through early December.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) slammed Republicans for playing a ‘partisan game’ just minutes after the body voted to temporarily raise the debt limit to keep the US from defaulting on it’s debts.
In the wake of a Southlake, Texas, district administrator telling teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust they should also include books with “opposing” views of the Holocaust, one teacher tells CNN’s Ed Lavandera that educators are in fear of their livelihood if they speak out against the policy regarding vetting books.
Vice President Kamala Harris shared a video where she urged Democratic voters to back Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, who is running against Republican Glenn Youngkin, and one of his campaign’s most pressing concerns in the closing days before the election is apathy and fatigue among Democratic supporters. CNN’s Eva McKend reports.
Brian Stelter asks Robert Costa about complaints from top Democrats about the media’s coverage of the Build Back Better act. Making policy news “accessible” is “a challenge for the media every day,” Costa says, but reporters serve the needs of the public, not individual politicians.
A major figure in the Republican Party for decades, Colin Powell wanted the GOP to broaden its base and reach out to minorities. He died less than a year after saying he could “no longer call [himself] a fellow Republican.”
Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer looks back on his life and career.
Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in DC District Court against the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection and the National Archives in an effort to keep records from his presidency secret by claiming executive privilege. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) discuss.