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Each weekday, John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you the most important political stories of the day. On the weekend, Abby Phillip kicks off CNN's Sunday morning political programming with Inside Politics Sunday. John and Abby get answers from the people making headlines, explain the political that stories matter, and report on how the news will impact you.
- Wednesday, May 5, 2021: Facebook's Oversight Board Upholds Trump BanFacebook’s Oversight Board with a message for former President Donald Trump: the social media ban is here to stay -- at least for now.
Plus, all eyes on Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney as members of her own party close ranks to guarantee her ouster from leadership. Her likely replacement? New York Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, who just got a big boost from Trump.
And the U.S. saw fewer than one million vaccine shots administered yesterday -- a red flag for the Biden ...Show moreadministration’s efforts to vaccinate 70% of American adults by July 4.
On today's show: CNN’s Donie O'Sullivan, Toluse Olorunnipa of the Washington Post and Republican Strategist Alice Stewart; Epidemiologist and CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Celine Gounder; CNN’s Lauren Fox, Kara Scannell, Omar Jimenez, Ryan Nobles and Maeve Reston.May 5, 2021
- Tuesday, May 4,2021: Kevin McCarthy criticizes Liz Cheney on Fox NewsHouse Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy says his members question whether Liz Cheney can carry out her leadership role as conference chair, while aides say she will not step down on her own.
Plus, the FDA plans to green-light the Pfizer vaccine for 12-15 year olds. Could even younger children be approved for the vaccine later this year?
And another House Democrat in a competitive seat announces he’s running for a different office. Can the Democrats keep their narrow majority in 2022?
On today’s program: CNN's Dana Bash, Priscilla Alvarez, Manu Raju and Sam Kiley.
Also on today’s show: Former Paul Ryan aide Brendan Buck, epidemiologist Jennifer Nuzzo; and Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter.May 4, 2021
- Monday, May 3, 2021: LIZ CHENEY TAKES ON TRUMP AND “THE BIG LIE”The state of the GOP is beginning to split, with the Trump vs. Cheney feud at the forefront.
Plus, President Biden and the First Lady head to Virginia to pitch the $4 trillion infrastructure and economic plan.
And as the U.S. vaccinations increase and deaths decrease, India continues to break records. One factor-scarce basics in their hospitals like oxygen.
On today's show: CNN's Manu Raju, Phil Mattingly, Clarissa Ward, and Natasha Chen.
Also on the program: Former GOP congres...Show moreswoman Mia Love of Utah, Tarini Parti with The Wall Street Journal, Emergency Physician Dr. Megan Ranney, and The New Yorker’s Susan Glasser.May 3, 2021
- Sunday, May 2: President Biden declares big government is backPresident Biden wants to usher in a new era of activist government, and is proposing trillions of dollars in spending over the next 10 years. Now he must push his plans through a divided Congress.
Plus, former President Trump's allies are on high alert after Rudy Giuliani's home and office are raided and investigators seized his electronics.
And public health officials say it's time for the CDC to relax its guidelines for vaccinated Americans, and for President Biden to start modeling what...Show more a return to normalcy can look like.
On today's roundtable: CNN's Phil Mattingly, Jonathan Martin of the New York Times, CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson; Anna Palmer of Punchbowl News; CNN Legal Analyst Carrie Cordero and CNN Medical Analyst Doctor Jonathan Reiner.May 2, 2021
- Friday, April 30, 2021: Lingering Doubts in the GOP about Biden's Legitimate WinWhile President Biden sells his economic relief bills, new CNN polling shows that 30% of Americans still doubt that he legitimately won enough votes to be elected. That number jumps to 70% among Republicans.
Plus, who gets the credit for all the strong U.S. economic indicators-Biden or Trump?
And a factcheck-is there progress at the U.S. southern border when it comes to unaccompanied migrant children?
On today's show: CNN's Abby Phillip, Evan Perez, Paula Reid, Priscilla Alvarez and D...Show moreonie O'Sullivan. Plus VoteBeat's Jessica Huseman, Dr. Leana Wen, Seung Min Kim with the Washington Post, and Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics.Apr 30, 2021
- Thursday, April 29, 2021: Biden Sells His Agenda in Georgia on Day 100President Biden and the First Lady fly to Georgia the morning after the president laid out his ambitious agenda in a speech to Congress.
Plus, former President Trump defends his lawyer on TV after Rudy Giuliani gets raided by federal investigators.
And W. Kamau Bell talks about what racism in America looks like to him.
On today's show: CNN's Kaitlan Collins, Dana Bash, Evan Perez, Barbara Starr and W. Kamau Bell. Plus Dan Balz with the Washington Post, Democratic Congressman Joe Neguse...Show more of Colorado, and vaccine misinformation expert Renee DiResta.Apr 29, 2021
- Wednesday, April 28, 2021: Federal Investigators Raid Giuliani's ApartmentOn today's show, some breaking news: Federal agents executed a search warrant at Rudy Giuliani's New York apartment. John King discusses with CNN's Paula Reid, Evan Perez, and David Chalian, plus legal analyst Elie Honig and the New York Times' Jonathan Martin.
And new CNN polling shows a majority of Americans approve of how Biden is handling the presidency as he prepares for his first joint speech to Congress. John discusses with CNN's Phil Mattingly and pollsters Celinda Lake and Neil Newho...Show moreuse.Apr 28, 2021
- Tuesday, April 27, 2021: CDC's New Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated AmericansThere are over 96 million Americans fully vaccinated, and today the CDC released updated guidance on how safe it is for them to do activities like walking outdoors without a mask or dining in an indoor restaurant.
John King breaks down these guidelines with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Kaitlan Collins.
Also on the show, what the 2020 U.S. Census says about the political landscape in America. John discusses with Inside Elections' Nathan Gonzales and the New York Times' Julie Hirschfeld Davis...Show more.Apr 27, 2021
- Monday, April 26, 2021: Biden's Big WeekPresident Joe Biden has a big and consequential week ahead as he prepares to mark his first 100 days in office and deliver his first address to a joint session of Congress. But the Biden to-do list is as big as the Biden already done list.
Plus, new signs that the U.S. vaccine supply could soon outpace demand. And concern from the White House as 8% of Americans are missing their second shot.
But first, the family of Andrew Brown Jr. is calling for the release of the full, unredacted police...Show more body camera footage to be released in the wake of his death in a police-related incident in North Carolina last week.
On today's program: CNN's Elie Honig, Phil Mattingly, Lauren Fox, Kaitlan Collins, and Joan Biskupic.
Also on the show: Retired LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey; Astead Herndon and Maggie Haberman with the New York Times; and Dr. Kevin Ault with the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.Apr 26, 2021
- Sunday, April 25: President Biden approaches 100 days in officeTwo freshman lawmakers- Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.) and Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) reflect on President Biden's first 100 days in office and their first months in Congress.
Rep. Bush says she's "not prepared" to compromise on qualified immunity as bipartisan talks on a police reform bill are underway. And, the progressive Democrat praised Biden for the "bold" American Rescue Plan.
Meanwhile, Rep. Meijer urges his party to reject the most extreme voices in the GOP and offer solutions to voters. ...Show moreMeanwhile, he says Biden has not governed in the bipartisan way he promised on the campaign trail.
And, after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd, what's next for policing reforms?
On today's show: Lisa Lerer of the New York Times and Politico's Laura Barron Lopez; CNN's Sara Sidner and John Eligon of the New York Times; Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.); Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO).Apr 25, 2021