McCarthy demands DHS Secretary Mayorkas’ resignation over border issues and warns of potential impeachment inquiry

McCarthy demands DHS Secretary Mayorkas’ resignation over border issues and warns of potential impeachment inquiry

CNN — Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and warned of potential impeachment proceedings if he doesn’t step down, marking the House Republican leader’s strongest comments on the matter to date as he scrambles to lock down the votes for his speakership . McCarthy, speaking from an event … Read more

Judge sets October 2023 trial for New York attorney general’s $250 million lawsuit against Trump

Judge sets October 2023 trial for New York attorney general’s 0 million lawsuit against Trump

New York CNN — A New York state judge set an October 2023 trial date for the New York attorney general’s $250 million lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, his eldest children and the Trump Organization, just as the presidential election gets underway. Judge Arthur Engoron set the trial for October 2, 2023, and laid … Read more

Jill Biden and Naomi Biden featured in Vogue magazine

Jill Biden and Naomi Biden featured in Vogue magazine

CNN — First lady Jill Biden and her granddaughter, Naomi Biden, are featured on the cover of the new digital version of Vogue magazine, which will be released Tuesday, a person familiar with the details told CNN. The photos and story will also appear inside the print edition of the upcoming February issue, the person … Read more

China’s Xi attempts to claim diplomatic victory in battle for global influence after summit whirlwind

China’s Xi attempts to claim diplomatic victory in battle for global influence after summit whirlwind

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Bali, Indonesia CNN — Xi Jinping may have rejected US President Joe Biden’s description of the 21st century as … Read more

Biden granddaughter’s wedding offers youthful spin for president turning 80

Biden granddaughter’s wedding offers youthful spin for president turning 80

CNN — President Joe Biden is turning 80 this weekend, but the big bash at the White House is for an entirely different and more youthful occasion. Naomi Biden, Biden’s oldest granddaughter, married Peter Neal on the White House South Lawn on Saturday. One day following the nuptials, Biden will mark his spot in American … Read more

‘Window-shopping’ GOP elites weigh Trump — and the alternatives — at high-profile Vegas gathering

‘Window-shopping’ GOP elites weigh Trump — and the alternatives — at high-profile Vegas gathering

CNN — Former President Donald Trump is set to address the influential Republican Jewish Coalition on Saturday, days after becoming the first declared GOP candidate of the 2024 presidential campaign. But the chandeliered ballroom at the opulent Venetian resort hotel in Las Vegas will teem with his rivals – including potential chief nemesis Florida Gov. … Read more

Allen Weisselberg: Form Trump Org. CFO toes line of allegiances while testifying under plea deal condition

Allen Weisselberg: Form Trump Org.  CFO toes line of allegiances while testifying under plea deal condition

CNN — Former CFO Allen Weisselberg appeared visibly pulled in his Friday testimony between allegiance to his employer and needing to cooperate with prosecutors to satisfy his plea agreement in the criminal trial of the Trump Organization. The defense attorneys challenged him to that effect several times Friday morning, and attorney Susan Necheles briefly grilled … Read more

Lauren Boebert clings to slim lead as Colorado race appears headed to a recount

Lauren Boebert clings to slim lead as Colorado race appears headed to a recount

CNN — The race between Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert and Democratic challenger Adam Frisch in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District appears headed to a recount, but it likely will be a few weeks until it gets underway. As of Friday morning, with almost all the votes tallied, Boebert leads Frisch by only 551 votes in what … Read more

New York snow: A potentially historic storm is bearing down on western New York state, bringing treacherous snowfall that could damage infrastructure

New York snow: A potentially historic storm is bearing down on western New York state, bringing treacherous snowfall that could damage infrastructure

CNN — Heavy snowfall that has pounded parts of western New York state will persist into Friday, when the worst of the potentially historic storm may cause trees to topple and damage property. “The snowfall will produce near zero visibility, difficult to impossible travel, damage to infrastructure, and paralyze the hardest-hit communities,” the National Weather … Read more

Biden’s 80th, Pelosi’s exit and Trump’s return put the spotlight on the leaders of the future

Biden’s 80th, Pelosi’s exit and Trump’s return put the spotlight on the leaders of the future

CNN — On Sunday, America will experience a unique moment in its history – when a sitting president turns 80. Administration aides would surely prefer that the other big family celebration at the White House this weekend – the wedding of President Joe Biden’s granddaughter, Naomi – gets most of the headlines. The political sensitivities … Read more