New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including what the Isreali-Palestinian conflict and the CDC’s new mask guidance means for President Joe Biden, as well as the Republican shakeup in the House of Representatives.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including internal Republican politics over Rep. Liz Cheney’s House position, former President Trump’s influence on the party, and bipartisanship on President Biden’s plans.
Five stories to know for May 6: Biden reverses COVID vaccine patents, federal judge puts hold on ruling voiding U.S. moratorium on evicting renters, Liz Cheney warns the Republican Party, China on G7, and COVID spreads in rural India.
1. President Joe Biden threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, bowing to mounting pressure from Democratic lawmakers and more than 100 other countries, but angering pharmaceutical companies.
2. A federal judge threw out the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s nationwide moratorium on evictions but agreed to put a temporary hold on her ruling as the government seeks to reverse the decision on appeal.
3. Representative Liz Cheney warned that her Republican Party is “at a turning point” as it prepares to try to remove her from leadership for rejecting former President Donald Trump’s false claims the election was stolen from him.
4. China condemned a joint statement by G7 foreign ministers that expressed support for Chinese-claimed Taiwan and cast Beijing as a bully, saying it was a gross interference in China’s internal affairs.
5. Hopes that India’s deadly second wave of COVID-19 was about to peak were swept away as it posted record daily infections and deaths and as the virus spread from cities to villages.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Lisa Desjardins to discuss the latest in politics, including President Biden’s ambitious plans for American families, the status of the Republican party and its support for former President Trump, the fate of Democrats in upcoming elections, and the politicization of COVID-19 vaccines.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including Cindy McCain’s Republican ideals, President Joe Biden’s joint address to Congress, and his first 100 days in office.
We recap Joe Biden’s accomplishments in his first 100 days in office and discuss the challenges ahead.
Plus: the laws governing space exploration and why the biggest French wine makers are buying vineyards in California.
From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide.
A.M. Edition for April 29. WSJ White House reporter Sabrina Siddiqui on key moments from President Biden’s speech to Congress as he pushes a broad economic agenda.
A look at the markets as the president marks 100 days in office. Amazon workers are set for a pay raise. Marc Stewart hosts.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including President Joe Biden’s approval rating, his upcoming joint address to Congress, and the expected Republican response.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the president’s ambitious climate goals. policing in America, and investigations into the capitol riot.
Five stories to know for April 23: Biden hosts climate change summit, Senate passes bill to fight anti-Asian hate crimes, Daunte Wright funeral, Biden’s tax plan and India’s COVID surge.
1. The United States and other countries hiked their targets for slashing greenhouse gas emissions at a global climate change summit hosted by President Joe Biden, an event meant to resurrect U.S. leadership in the fight against global warming.
2. A hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic passed the Senate overwhelmingly, a rare bipartisan vote in the evenly divided chamber. The bill passed 94-1, with Missouri Senator Josh Hawley the only no vote. It must pass the House of Representatives, where Democrats hold a clear majority. President Joe Biden has called for passage.
3. Hundreds of mourners filled a Minneapolis church for the funeral of Daunte Wright.
4. Biden will roll out a plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans, including the largest-ever increase in levies on investment gains, sources say.
5. A police convoy escorting a tanker carrying oxygen reached a hospital in India’s capital just in time, to the huge relief of doctors and relatives of COVID-19 patients counting on the supply. India reported the world’s highest daily tally of coronavirus infections for a second day on Friday, surpassing 330,000 new cases, as it struggles with a health system overwhelmed by patients and plagued by accidents.