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CNN Tonight Update For May 13, 2022 CNN Tonight
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May 14, 2022
Congress Gets Tough With McCarthy & Co CNN Tonight
Members of Congress are no longer asking, they're ordering. The January 6 Select Committee issues subpoenas to GOP lawmakers Kevin McCarthy, Scott Perry, Andy Biggs, Mo Brooks and Jim Jordan. Will any now participate in the investigation, and what would their colleagues do if they don't comply? Republicans call for the DOJ to stop Roe v. Wade protests at justices' homes, with Mitch McConnell calling such actions “flat-out illegal”. Are they? CNN Legal Analysts Joan Biskupic and Jeffrey Toobin jo...Show morein to discuss that, and a new SCOTUS leak reported by Politico.

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is a member of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis. He joins to talk about about how some of the nation's top meat producers lied about an impending supply shortage to keep their plants open through the height of the Pandemic in 2020, putting workers, and possibly the country, at risk.

Hosted by Laura Coates.
May 13, 2022
Vote To Protect Abortion Access Fails In Senate CNN Tonight
President Biden Slams the GOP after the Women's Health Protection Act fails to be passed by the Senate. Are the Democrats now out of moves when it comes to trying to salvage Roe v. Wade? Texas District Attorney José Garza has vowed not to take legal action against women seeking abortion services if Roe is overturned. He joins to talk about why, and the ‘luck of a draw’ that some women could potentially face in states where prosecutors’ opinions are divided on the issue.

Inflation slowed last ...Show moremonth for the first time since August, but the cost of gas, food and rent are all hitting American households hard. Is the Biden administration doing enough to help? That, as baby formula is out of stock in eight states amid a supply crisis. Plus, the January 6 Committee finalizes its witness list and topics ahead of a high stakes-hearing in June, and a passenger with no flight experience lands a plane after its pilot is incapacitated.
May 12, 2022
Does Trump Still Have A Grip On The GOP? CNN Tonight
Polls close in the Nebraska and West Virginia primaries, in contests seen as tests of Trump’s dominance in the GOP. Does the former president still have as tight a grip on his party now he's out of office and post-insurrection, and what weight do his endorsements now carry? The former defense secretary under Trump openly calls him a threat to democracy, but two top Republican leaders are caught on tape denouncing Trump’s actions on January 6 while continuing to support him publicly.

Lauderdal...Show moree County Sheriff Rick Singleton joins to discuss how ex-corrections officer Vicky White was “basically the mastermind behind the escape” of convicted murderer Casey White that sparked an 11-day manhunt for the pair, and ended in the Alabama officer's death by a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a dramatic car chase in Indiana. Plus, Tom Brady gets a $375 million contract to join Fox Sports after retirement and Mike Tyson won’t face charges after appearing to punch a plane passenger.
May 11, 2022
CNN Tonight Update For May 4, 2022 CNN Tonight
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May 5, 2022
SCOTUS Roe V. Wade Leak Sparks National Protests CNN Tonight
The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade sparks National protests, as Chief Justice Roberts launches leak investigation of what he calls “a singular and egregious breach of that trust that is an affront to the Court and the community of public servants who work here.” Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, and reproductive rights activist Diane Derzis, join to discuss what happens next for the abortion rights movement.

Voters in O...Show morehio and Indiana head to the polls in the first multi-state primary of 2022, with several republicans vying for the open Ohio seat of retiring GOP Senator Rob Portman in a test of Trump’s kingmaking abilities.

Hosted by Laura Coates.
May 4, 2022
CNN Tonight Update For April 28, 2022 CNN Tonight
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Apr 29, 2022
Reps McCarthy and Greene Embroiled In January 6 Controversies CNN Tonight
House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy is caught lying about his remarks on Trump after January 6, as new audio reveals he privately told GOP lawmakers that the then president admitted bearing some responsibility for the Capitol riot. John Bonifaz is the President of ‘Free Speech for People’. He joins CNN Tonight to discuss Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene’s testimony at her hearing over whether she should be disqualified from running for re-election due to her actions surrounding the insurrection.

Plus, ...Show moreUkrainian forces continue to deter Russian attacks in the East and South, an estimated 100,000 civilians remain trapped in Mariupol and two Russian Oligarchs die mysteriously 24-hours apart in Moscow along with their wives and children.

Hosted by Laura Coates and Jim Sciutto.
Apr 23, 2022
Putin Falsely Claims Mariupol Has Been ‘Liberated’ CNN Tonight
Vladimir Putin falsely claims Mariupol has been ‘liberated’ as Ukraine denies the City has fallen. Kira Rudik is a Ukrainian Member of Parliament. She joins CNN Tonight to discuss the situation at Aztoval Steel Plant in Mariupol, where Russian forces have surrounded and entrapped hundreds of Ukrainian civilians and soldiers who are sheltering there.

Plus, Florida’s GOP-led legislature strips Disney of its special status as a self-governing district after the company publicly opposed Governor ...Show moreDeSantis’ so-called ‘Don't Say Gay’ law, and more than 20 states ask a judge to immediately block Biden from ending the Trump-era ‘Title 42’ policy amid fears of a border surge.

Hosted by Laura Coates and Jim Sciutto.
Apr 22, 2022
Russia Test-Launches Missile, Putin Issues Warning To West CNN Tonight
As the U.S. unveils new sanctions against Russia, Putin test-launches a new intercontinental ballistic missile, and in a televised address, calls it “Food for thought" to those who might threaten his nation. The DOJ appeals a federal ruling striking down the mask mandate for public transportation after a request from the CDC. CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin joins to discuss whether the outcome of the appeal will be crucial in preserving the CDC’s authority.

In a new escalation in the G...Show moreovernor DeSantis Vs Disney feud, the Florida Senate approves a move that would revoke Disney's status as a special district starting next year. DeSantis appears to be angry with Disney's CEO, who condemned the new Florida law that critics describe as the 'Don't say gay’ bill. Plus, Johnny Depp returns to the stand in his $50 million defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard, alleging she instigated fights and violence.

Hosted by Laura Coates and Jim Sciutto.
Apr 21, 2022
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