GOP’s Ted Cruz feuds with Elmo over kids getting COVID-19 vaccines

GOP’s Ted Cruz feuds with Elmo over kids getting COVID-19 vaccines

(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took aim at Sesame Street's "Elmo" after the popular children's show puppet promoted COVID-19 vaccines for children on Twitter. A minute-long clip posted on the show's Twitter page showed Elmo speaking with his loving TV puppet dad, Louie, about feeling "a little pinch"…
Law enforcement frustration along border ‘earned,’ Mayorkas says

Law enforcement frustration along border ‘earned,’ Mayorkas says

(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the apparent worst human smuggling tragedy in U.S. history, and amid migrants crossing the border at record levels, frustration among border patrol agents and other law enforcement on the ground is "earned," Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said. "Our Border Patrol agents, you know,…
Making history, Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Making history, Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as Supreme Court justice

(WASHINGTON) -- Ketanji Brown Jackson marked a milestone in American representation on Thursday when she was sworn in as the first Black woman in history to sit on the nation's highest court -- officially taking on the title of justice. Chief Justice John Roberts, in a brief ceremony at the Supreme…
Supreme Court limits EPA’s ability to reduce emissions

Supreme Court limits EPA’s ability to reduce emissions

(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the Environmental Protection Agency's power to fight climate change. The case involved how far the federal government could go in regulating greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The court held that Congress did not grant EPA in Section 111(d) of the Clean…
Rep. Liz Cheney ‘confident’ in Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony

Rep. Liz Cheney ‘confident’ in Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony

(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Rep. Liz Cheney told This Week co-anchor Jonathan Karl in an exclusive interview that she has full faith and confidence in the testimony of Cassidy Hutchinson, the 26-year-old former Trump White House aide who delivered explosive testimony about the Capitol riot during a highly publicized hearing this…