The political news you need to know, in 10 minutes or less. Hosted by David Chalian.Achievements and Failures on Juneteenth 2021
Last year on Juneteenth, the country was in the middle of a sweeping protest movement sparked by the murder of George Floyd. This year, President Biden signed legislation marking this historic day as a national holiday. On today’s CNN Political Briefing, Brandon Tensley explains this history behind Juneteenth, what else has changed since last year’s racial reckoning, and what progress still needs to be made.
The Supreme Court Saves Obamacare… Again
Today, the majority conservative Supreme Court dismissed a Republican led challenge to the Affordable Care Act. David Chalian explains the significance of the Supreme Court’s decision and why it’s a huge win for Democrats. Plus, promising progress on infrastructure negotiations as Senators from both sides show their support. Finally, Senator Joe Manchin is offering new life to the fight for voting rights, with proposals that have been endorsed by Democrat Stacey Abrams.
The Summit We Were All Waiting For
After weeks of build-up, the summit we’ve all been waiting for went… pretty well. Marking the historic end to President Biden’s first international trip, he and President Putin sat down for roughly three hours and hashed out what lies ahead in the critical relationship between these two powerful nations. David Chalian breaks down what both leaders discussed and the clear lines each leader drew about expectations going forward.
The Putin Summit is Finally Here
After years behind the scenes of American foreign policy, President Biden will at last be meeting Vladimir Putin as commander-in-chief… and he has a lot of work to do to make sure he doesn’t hand the Russian president a victory. David Chalian walks us through what we can expect from the meeting between the two leaders, plus a bombshell set of emails offers a behind the scenes look at how former President Trump tried to orchestrate the Big Lie within the Justice Department. And finally, Mitch M…Show morecConnell says that if the GOP win back the senate, he may block possible Supreme Court nominees in the last years of Biden’s term.
Biden’s Message for Putin
Today in Brussels, President Biden took a very different approach to the NATO alliance than his predecessor… and promises t
The summit we were all waiting for
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