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- Biden Admin Ramps Up Haitian Deportations Amid BacklashThe Biden Administration ramps up Haitian migrants deportation flights amid backlash. According to the Department of Homeland Security, 12 flights have returned 1,400 migrants to Haiti. CNN gets the Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Haitian Ambassadors reaction to the United States migrant policy. The Department of Homeland Security has temporarily suspended the use of horse patrol in Del Rio after outrage sparked over the aggressive confrontation with Haitian migrants. The Unit...Show morees States special envoy to Haiti resigns, citing the "inhumane" decision to deport thousands of Haitian migrants from the United States border. Haitian ambassador tells President Joe Biden to "look at Haiti differently."
CNN is on the scene of the makeshift migrant camp at the border.
Democrats tout a new "framework" to pay for the Biden agenda, but it lacks details amid infighting over the Biden agenda. Nancy Pelosi says it's "not about the price tag" but it's about what's in the bill. Pelosi is "not saying" that the $3.5 trillion spending bill will be finished by Monday. Rep. Gottheimer says he's "optimistic we'll get there by Monday" on key Biden agenda bills.
The CDC advisers are now endorsing booster shots for the elderly and many others at high risk.Sep 24, 2021
- Pelosi, Schumer Report “Good Progress” in Their Talks with BidenNow: Biden meets with progressives, capping day of talks with warring Dems at critical moment for his agenda. Biden administration scrambling to contain fallout amid bipartisan criticism. DHS releases some Haitian migrants into U.S. as crisis deepens. Trump sues niece, NYT for $100 million over disclosure of tax documents as he faces a barrage of other legal battles. CDC advisers will wait for FDA decision before further discussion about boosters. Dive team searches at Florida nature preserve as...Show more manhunt for Gabby Petite’s fiancé intensifies. George W. Bush to hold fundraiser for Liz Cheney as he ramps up his public opposition to Trump.Sep 23, 2021
- Progressive Democrats Threaten to Tank Biden's AgendaProgressive democrats dig in and threaten to tank President Joe Biden's agenda. Rep. Jayapal says she told Nancy Pelosi that progressives haven't changed their view and will vote "no" on Biden's infrastructure bill. The key house vote is a make-or-break moment for Biden's agenda, is happening soon. The house vote on the bill is to avert the government shutdown and to suspend debt limit as democrats set up showdown with the GOP.
BIden's domestic agenda is in jeopardy as he seeks to bolster his...Show more global agenda at the U.N. Biden promises the U.N. a new era of "relentless diplomacy" amid diplomatic rift with France. France accuses the United States of "breach of trust." The French ambassador speaks with CNN about the tensions with the United States over submarine deal. According to the French ambassador, the U.S-UK-Australia submarine deal is a "stab in the back."
The Department of Homeland Security was "horrified" by the video of border patrol agents on horseback chasing and confronting migrants.
Former President Donald Trump team's plan for Former Vice President Mike Pence to overturn election has been revealed. CNN shows new proof that Trump tried to orchestrate a coup.
The coroner's office confirms Gabby Petito's remains and rules her death a homicide.Sep 22, 2021
- Covid Death Toll in U.S. Surpasses 1918 Flu PandemicPfizer: lower dose of Covid vaccine safe and effective for children ages 5-11. Woodward book: Trump team was unable to convince his closest Senate allies to vote against certifying 2020 election. Trump accuses top U.S. general of “treason” for trying to reassure China amid former president’s erratic behavior. Now: Biden in NYC for critical U.N. meeting amid foreign policy turmoil, threats to domestic agenda. Dems staring down deadlines to avert a Government shutdown and act on debt limit amid di...Show morevisions over Biden agenda. FBI: search of Brian Laundrie family home has concluded. Member of CIA chief’s team reported mysterious Havana syndrome symptoms on recent trip to India. Anderson Cooper on his new book about the Vanderbilts.Sep 21, 2021
- FDA Advisers Vote To Recommend COVID Boosters For People 65+FDA adviser vote to recommend COVID boosters for people 65+; and high risk individuals, reject for general public; Setback for White house as FDA panel rejects booster for all; Pentagon admits Kabul strike killed 10 civilians, not terrorist; Heavy security in DC ahead of pro-insurrectonist rally; Department of Defense: Kabul strike killing 3 adults, 7 children "A tragic mistake"Sep 18, 2021
- New DHS Warning Of Potential Violence At Upcoming RallyThe Department of Homeland Security warns of potential violence at an upcoming pro-January 6 rally in DC on Saturday. Former President Donald Trump says "hearts and minds" are with "persecuted" January 6 rioters ahead of the far-right rally at the Capitol. The National Guard has recruited additional people to help secure the United States Capitol building. The DC-area airports are also adding TSA agents ahead of the September 18 rally. Fencing around the Capitol building is back up as security h...Show moreas been tightened ahead of the rally.
Republican lawmakers are trying to distance themselves from the far-right rally, but the GOP leadership hasn't condemned the rally as of yet.
The January 6 committee is seeking records on General Milley's reported actions surrounding Jan 6. America's top general denies wrongdoing amid calls for his resignation over reported moves to protect the United States from Trump. The committee says they will "carefully evaluate" the facts.
There has been booster confusion hours before the FDA vaccine advisers meet.
Murdaugh lawyer says Murdaugh "has fallen from grace" as Murdaugh's bail is set at $20,000. The South Carolina lawyer admits to arranging his own murder for an insurance payout as the killing of his wife and son remains unsolved.Sep 16, 2021
- America's Top General Denies Wrongdoing Amid Calls For His ResignationAmerica's Top general denies wrongdoing amid calls for his resignation over reported moves to protect United States from Trump; Biden says he has "Complete confidence" in general Milley as new book details calls to China amid fears about Trump; Trump accusing general Milley of "Treason" over reported calls to China amid fears Trump might spark war; Pentagon says it;s "Not uncommon" for joint chiefs chairman to review security protocols;Sep 16, 2021
- Book: Top U.S. General Took Secret Action to Protect Nukes from TrumpFinal hours of voting in high-stakes California recall. CNN investigates Trump’s lies and attempt to overturn election. Trump tried to pressure election and DOJ officials to intervene in election. GOP rewriting voting rules in multiple states based on Trump’s “stolen election” lies. Milwaukee election official threatened more than 150 times. Trump lies about voter fraud could destabilize system.Sep 14, 2021
- Man Arrested With Machete And Swastika, Capitol Police Declare EmergencyA man was arrested with a machete, bayonet, swastika and White supremacist symbols near the DNC, as the Capitol police declare emergency ahead of a right-wing 9/18 demonstration. Capitol fencing returns this week ahead of the 9/18 rally. The defense secretary's "biggest concern is that someone will try to export terror to the Untied States again."
Pelosi and Schumer say that the Capitol is "much better" prepared than it was on January 6, as police step up security ahead of the 9/18 rally.
The House panel grills Blinken on the chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal. Blinken says that there is "no evidence" to support continuing the war would have helped Afghanistan and says "even the most pessimistic scenarios" did not predict the collapse of the Afghan army. Blinken also says that he is in touch with "about 100" Americans in Afghanistan.
President Joe Biden is to rally with the California governor ahead of the recall vote tomorrow.
Former President Donald Trump slams Former President George Bush for comparing domestic extremists to 9/11 terrorists: "He shouldn't be lecturing anybody." Bush calls out "violent extremists at home" during 9/11 remarks in apparent reference to January 6 riot.Sep 14, 2021
- Email Reveals Preps For "Mass Casualty Event" Ahead Of January 6Email reveals preps for "Mass Casualty Event" ahead of January 6; Assessing the terror threat 20 years after 9/11; Biden dares GOP to sue over vaccine mandate: "Have at it"; Biden defends sweeping vaccine mandates for millions of Americans as republicans accuse him of "Overreach" More Americans very worried about pandemic now than last year; White House open to potentially requiring vaccines or testing for domestic flights "Not taking any measures off the table;Sep 11, 2021