CPAC speakers tout Trump, spread debunked election claims

CPAC speakers tout Trump, spread debunked election claims

BY: QUINN SCANLAN and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Day Two of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference -- considered a barometer of the Republican Party's base -- is underway in Orlando, Florida. And as was the case on Friday, speakers stood not only behind former President Donald Trump…
House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package in party-line vote

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package in party-line vote

By BENJAMIN SIEGEL and TRISH TURNER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House approved a massive $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, advancing President Joe Biden's top agenda item and providing more resources to schools and businesses, boosting funding for vaccinations and testing, and granting financial relief to Americans across the country.Democrats…
Three key takeaways from Friday’s CPAC event: Speakers stand behind Trump

Three key takeaways from Friday’s CPAC event: Speakers stand behind Trump

By QUINN SCANLAN and KENDALL KARSON, ABC News (ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Conservative elected officials, activists and media personalities descended on Orlando, Florida, on Friday to kick off three days of speeches and panels at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, which culminates Sunday with former President Donald Trump's first major…
Airstrike in Syria faces pushback from Democrats

Airstrike in Syria faces pushback from Democrats

By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A day after President Joe Biden ordered the first military action of his presidency, an airstrike in Syria, his administration finds itself in the unlikely position of defending the move to Democratic lawmakers concerned about the legal authorities used to justify it.Thursday night's…
Biden to travel to Texas to survey winter storm damage

Biden to travel to Texas to survey winter storm damage

By MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will travel to Houston Friday to survey damage from the winter storm last week that left millions in Texas without power, and in need of drinking water.The trip to Texas marks the first time Biden will travel to address a crisis…