CNN 5 Things
We bring you 5 stories that will get you up to speed and on with your day. Updates at 6am, 9am, 12pm, 5pm and 10pm Eastern, every weekday.
Congress is up against the clock to keep the government funded past Saturday or risk a shutdown – we’ll break down the options House Speaker Kevin McCarthy laid out to Republicans. An IRS contractor accused of stealing former President Donald Trump’s tax returns has been charged. We’ll tell you which one of Trump’s co-defendants became the first to plead guilty in a Georgia election interference case. A teen charged in mass shooting at a Michigan high school has been given the harshest possible punishment in the state. Lastly, Toys ‘R’ US stores are making another comeback.