A new watchdog report reveals information that the Capitol Police ignored threat warnings ahead of the Jan. 6 riots. The report made 26 recommendations calling for improvements, including increased training and equipment standards.
President Biden’s pledge to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 prompted immediate backlash Tuesday from leading congressional Republicans, who decried his plans as “outrageous,” “dumber than dirt” and “a disaster in the making.”
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.
President Biden is urging states to enforce mask mandates as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise.The panel discussed how the Biden administration will balance vaccine rollouts amid a growing number of cases.
President Biden is taking a different approach from former President Trump when it comes to foreign policy. The panel also discussed how the U.S. plans to help move a massive cargo ship stuck in the Suez Canal.