After Georgia passed a new, more restrictive voting law late last month, the state has dealt with corporate backlash, as companies including Coca-Cola and Delta spoke out against the law and Major League Baseball moved its 2021 All-Star Game out of Georgia and to Colorado. Republicans have condemned the actions of companies, with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) telling businesses to “stay out of politics,” even as he continues to take corporate donations. McConnell later backed away from his warning.
Another Capitol police officer is dead, less than three months after the January 6th insurrection. The panel discussed the trial of Derek Chauvin and President Biden’s ambitious infrastructure plan. Lisa Desjardins of The PBS NewsHour guest moderates.
The White House on Wednesday is expected to unveil a plan to spend $2.25 trillion on a jobs and infrastructure package that could form a cornerstone of President Biden’s economic agenda, two people familiar with the matter said.
President Biden’s first news conference focused on immigration, voting rights & gun reform. The panel discussed how Biden plans to address these issues. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.
President Biden is scheduled to give his first press conference since taking office this afternoon. While he is expected to tout his achievements against the pandemic in his first 100 days in office, he is plagued by events beyond his control.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday used the latest mass shooting to offer his most vocal push for gun control since taking office, saying the deaths of 10 people at a grocery store in Colorado should jolt Washington and the nation into action.