CNN’s Melanie Zanona reports that Donald Trump loyalists in the House have told House minority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) that if he doesn’t do what they want, they will withhold their support for his candidacy to become House speaker if Republicans take chamber in the next election. #CNN #News
CNN’s Miguel Marquez reports on the mysterious case of Jimmy Hoffa as the FBI conducted another search for the remains of the one-time Teamsters boss who was last seen alive in 1975. #CNN #News
After being in prison for 43 years for a crime he didn’t commit, Kevin Strickland speaks with CNN’s Brianna Keilar about visiting his mother’s grave and what his plans are for the future. #CNN #News
Olympic gold medal winner Haile Gebrselassie tells Sky’s John Sparks that he has “no choice” but to join the frontline of the conflict which is spreading through large parts of Ethiopia. As he prepares to fight the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, Gebrselassie – a national hero in his homeland – says he feel betrayed by
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt just announced out of the blue that he won’t run for another term in 2022, joining a growing list of Republican senators stepping down. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why this phenomenon demonstrates former President Donald Trump’s staying power. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: GOP Sen.
Stephen Sondheim, the renowned composer of “Into the Woods,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Gypsy,” “Sunday in the Park with George” and other essential works of musical theater, died early Friday morning, according to Aaron Meier at DKC O&M, the producers of Sondheim’s current production “Company.” He was 91. Sondheim died suddenly, the New York Times reported, citing
CNN’s Chris Cuomo presses defense attorney Kevin Gough over his attempt to ban Black pastors from the courtroom during the trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. #CNN #News
CNN senior legal analyst Laura Coates says that a guilty verdict in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery was “absolutely the right call” and the “essence of justice.” #CNN #News
A sentence uttered by a defense attorney in the trial of those accused in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery brought an audible gasp from people in the courtroom Monday — and elicited outrage from his family and legal experts. CNN legal analysts Elie Honig and Joey Jackson weigh in. #CNN #News
A jury has found Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. guilty of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020. #CNN #News
Capitol Police say 49-year-old Floyd Ray Roseberry drove a truck onto the sidewalk near the Library of Congress, claiming to have a bomb before eventually surrendering. CNN’s Ryan Nobles reports how the chaotic hours-long standoff unfolded. #CNN #News
Michael Cohen speaks with CNN after officially being released from his 3-year prison sentence. Cohen, who served as Donald Trump’s personal attorney for years, weighed in on whether the former president will run for office again in 2024. #CNN #News
CNN’s John Avlon fact checks Sen. Ron Johnson’s (R-WI) claims that Trump supporters were not primarily responsible for the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. #CNN #NewDay #JohnAvlon
Prosecutors cross-examined defendant Travis McMichael over the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery. CNN’s Martin Savidge reports. #CNN #News
Anthony Bourdain enjoys Pastilla, or Moroccan pigeon pie, at a garden party outside of Tangier.
CNN’s SE Cupp shares her thoughts on the Republican infighting as well as GOP lawmakers’ defense of Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) after Gosar posted a photoshopped anime video to social media showing him appearing to kill Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and attacking President Joe Biden. Gosar later took down the video after