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.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), the vice chair of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, speaks before voting to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in criminal contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena.
The House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol formally approved holding Steve Bannon, one of former President Donald Trump’s closest allies, in contempt of Congress, setting up a key House vote later this week.
“This is such an important beat, democracy,” Robert Costa says. “It’s not just red versus blue any more… you have to see how power is being used, not just in the halls of the Capitol, but outside.” Costa adds, “More reporting is always the answer.”
CNN’s Jim Acosta talks to Capitol police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell, who was beaten with a flagpole defending the Capitol during the January 6 insurrection, about a recent Republican rally where attendees pledged allegiance to a flag flown at Trump’s January 6 rally.