Marjorie Taylor Greene scraps planned launch of controversial 'America First' caucus amid blowback from GOP.

Conservative Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is scrapping the planned launch of her "America First" caucus after receiving blowback from leaders in her own party, despite confirming through a spokesperson on Friday that the caucus would launch.

cnn.com/2021/04/17/politics/ma

The 2020 election still hovers over the Supreme Court with another pending Pennsylvania case.

Five months after the presidential election and nearly 100 days into President Joe Biden's term, the Supreme Court is still considering whether to take up a case related to voting rights in the battleground state of Pennsylvania.

cnn.com/2021/04/17/politics/20

White House tells refugee advocates Biden likely to raise cap quickly .

White House officials signaled in a conference call with refugee resettlement advocates late Friday that President Joe Biden is likely to raise the current refugee cap of 15,000 quickly, well ahead of the May 15 deadline set Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter.

cnn.com/2021/04/17/politics/bi

Families of Americans held in Afghanistan and Russia worry about consequences of Biden's tough foreign policy moves.

The sister of an American who was kidnapped in Afghanistan last year told CNN that she is worried that when the US troop withdrawal is complete, any leverage to get her brother home will vanish.

cnn.com/2021/04/17/politics/ma

Florida woman charged for allegedly threatening to kill Kamala Harris.

A Miami woman has been charged for allegedly threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris, according to a criminal complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/ni

Marjorie Taylor Greene launching 'America First' caucus pushing for 'anglo-Saxon political tradition'.

Conservative Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is launching a new "America First" caucus, her office confirmed Friday, bringing together a group of far-right lawmakers known for their controversial rhetoric.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/ma

Biden says Iran enriching uranium at 60% is not helpful, but is pleased country engaging in indirect talks.

President Joe Biden on Friday said Iran's decision to enrich uranium at 60% is not helpful and counter to the agreement the countries made under the Iran nuclear deal, but said he is pleased the country continues to engage in indirect talks with the United States.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/ir

Department of Defense will re-allocate Moderna doses to overseas bases following Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause.

The Department of Defense Covid-19 task force plans to re-allocate doses of the Moderna vaccine to overseas US military bases to make up for Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses that were supposed to be shipped to foreign bases but have since been paused.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/do

Analysis: The Supreme Court's key Second Amendment opinion and what might come next.

America's latest barrage of mass shootings, including the murder of eight people in Indianapolis Thursday night, has renewed attention on the constitutional contours of firearms regulation and the Supreme Court's 2008 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/se

'Unacceptable and unconscionable': Top progressives outraged Biden won't raise refugee cap .

Prominent progressive lawmakers expressed outrage on Friday in response to the news that President Joe Biden will sign an emergency determination that keeps the Trump-era refugee cap of 15,000 -- a significant reversal from his administration's proposal earlier this year to lift the cap to 62,500...
cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/pr

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert are lone votes against reauthorizing bill to help Leukemia patients.

Conservative Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Lauren Boebert of Colorado were the only two House members to vote against a bill that would reauthorize the National Marrow Donor Program.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/ma

George W. Bush calls for bipartisan immigration action.

Former Republican President George W. Bush is calling for bipartisan action on several immigration measures, calling for a restoration of "the people's confidence in an immigration system that serves both our values and our interests."

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/ge

Biden to sign declaration that speeds refugee admissions without raising refugee cap.

President Joe Biden will sign a declaration on Friday to speed refugee admissions to the US but not raise the refugee cap, as he has committed to doing. Instead, he will sign an emergency determination that will cast a wider net of who can arrive to the US under the refugee ceiling currently in p...
cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/bi

100 days after US Capitol insurrection, massive federal inquiry sees progress and roadblocks.

One hundred days after the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, the unprecedented progress and unexpected roadblocks of the investigation are becoming clear.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/ca

Arizona and Tennessee are one step away from making it harder for students to learn about sexual and gender identity in school .

Arizona and Tennessee are one step away from restricting students' access to lessons on sexual and gender identity, with lawmakers in the states sending bills to their governors this week that would allow parents and guardians to play a key role in the curriculum their students are receiving.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/ar

Biden to be briefed on Indianapolis shooting.

President Joe Biden will be briefed Friday morning on a shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility that left at least eight people dead, a White House official told CNN.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/bi

Theaters and music venues are still waiting on Covid relief funds approved in December.

They were the first businesses to close and will be some of the last to reopen, yet owners of independent theaters and live music venues have been waiting nearly four months for a $16 billion federal emergency grant program to launch.

cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/sh

Joe Biden stands down at a critical juncture for police reform.

Nearly a year after the police killing of George Floyd, pressure is mounting on President Joe Biden and members of Congress to show they are committed to holding police officers accountable for misconduct, excessive force and negligence after yet another agonizing week that has demonstrated how A...
cnn.com/2021/04/16/politics/jo

Some Trump congressional backers see big campaign windfalls in 1st quarter.

Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida raised more than $1.8 million during the first three months of the year, largely driven by small donations as the Republican mounted a vigorous defense of former President Donald Trump, a new filing shows.

cnn.com/2021/04/15/politics/ma

Biden to use meeting with Japan's prime minister to send 'clear signal' to China.

President Joe Biden plans to use his meeting with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday to send a signal to China that the countries are united in their opposition to recent aggression against Taiwan as the US seeks to refocus its foreign policy in East Asia.

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