Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made history, Thursday when he became the first top US diplomat to visit a Jewish settlement in Israel's biblical heartland. Earlier in the week, he participated in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Bahranian foreign minister--the latest milestone of the Abraham Accords. It's been a historic week and Mideast Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown to explain the significance of it all.
America seems to be growing more deeply divided during the uncertainty following the presidential election, and it's exposing a conflict in the Church. Many of today's churches mirror the country's political divide and pastors say it's hurting the Churches witness. Reporter Charlene Aaron has been covering this story and she says one of the main needs of a divided country is a united Church. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
The race for the COVID-19 vaccine appears to be nearing the finish line as both Pfizer and Moderna have announced the latest resuts of their vaccine development program. Pfizer is seeing a stunning 95% effectiveness rate with no safety concerns, and Moderna's vaccine is at a similar success level. Emergency Use Authorization applications are expected in the next few days, which could mean the vaccine begins rolling out to Americans before the end of the year. CBN Health reporter Lorie Johnson joins the rundown to breakdown the details.
The media has declared Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 presidential election, but while the media can make a prediction, the formal process of declaring a presidential winner is actually a months-long process. Senior Washington correspondent Paul Strand is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with a refresher on the electoral college, a history lesson, and how this year's disputed results could complicate things.
The media continues to pressure President Trump to admit defeat and begin working with the Biden transition team, but the president says the election was rigged and his legal team is still challenging results in a series of court cases. CBN News chief political analyst David Brody has been following this story and recently sat down with Press Secretary, Kayleigh McEnany. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
With the presidential election still hanging in the balance, one major consequence is US policy in Iran. President Trump has isolated the Islamic regime with crippling sanctions, but Joe Biden has signaled he might reverse those policies. Mideast bureau chief Chris Mitchell says the very existence of Israel could be at stake. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
President Trump's decision to fire former Defense Secretary Mark Esper triggered a much larger shake-up at the Pentagon. Military experts say having this happen in the middle of a contested election could give our enemies the impression of chaos or weakness. Reporter Eric Philips is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with a look into the implications of it all on our national security.
The Supreme Court heard one of the biggest cases of this term Tuesday: a case threatening Obamacare. President Trump and a number of red states asked the Court to use this case to kill the entire Affordable Care Act, but senior Washington correspondent Paul Strand says it's more likely that the justices will get rid of only the individual mandate, that's the part of the law that commands people to buy health insurance. He explains why, on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
A surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide has state and local officials warning people to continue to be vigilant about social distancing and mask-wearing. But there's also good news: Pfizer has promising early results in their vaccine clinical trials. Health reporter, Lorie Johnson says that when a vaccine is approved, the US government has already taken steps to get it into the hands of the public quickly and for free. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with a look at the latest, including the efficacy of the Pfizer vaccine compared with other common vaccines, and what we can be doing to keep our immune systems in fighting shape while we wait.
The media has declared Joe Biden the winner of the presidential election. President Donald Trump and Republican leaders are pushing back and challenging the results in court. Chief political analyst David Brody is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with the latest in the battle for the White House.