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Watch live: House Judiciary holds hearing on Biden border policies

The House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), is meeting Wednesday morning to review President Biden’s border security and immigration policies, as the Republican majority continues a broad review of the president’s performance and actions. Biden’s management of the U.S.-Mexico border has been the subject of strong criticism from the GOP, who characterize…

McConnell mocks Biden judicial nominee for flubbing basic legal questions 

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) on Tuesday ridiculed President Biden’s nominee to serve as district judge for the Eastern District of Washington for flubbing basic questions about the Constitution last week, arguing Democrats have used a double standard for Biden’s and former President Trump’s nominees. The nominee, Spokane County Superior Court Judge Charnelle Bjelkengren,…

Watch live: House GOP holds press briefing

House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.), House Majority Whip Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) and GOP Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) are holding a press briefing on Tuesday. Rep. Scalise said in a separate press release that expected subjects of discussion on the House floor today will include legislation introduced by Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), H.R. 497, dubbed…

Biden says US won’t provide Ukraine with F-16s

President Biden responded “no” when asked on Monday if the United States will provide F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine. Biden last week announced a decision to send 31 Abrams battle tanks to the country. Shortly after that announcement, Yuriy Sak, an adviser to Ukraine’s Defense secretary, told The Hill that he was optimistic about receiving Western…

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation chief ‘sickened’ by Tyre Nichols video

The director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said he is “sickened” by the “appalling” footage of Tyre Nichols’s arrest in Memphis. Speaking at a press conference with Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy, David Rausch said the violent beating that occurred during the arrest on Jan. 7 “shouldn’t have happened.” “I’ve been policing for more than…

Watch live: Harris marks 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision

Vice President Harris will deliver remarks on Sunday morning commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. The vice president is expected to announce that President Biden will issue a memorandum that will further protect access to medication for abortions by ensuring doctors can prescribe and dispense it across the United…