Washington D.C. will look more like a war zone in the coming days as 20,000 National Guard troops will be stationed in the nation's capital for extra protection during Joe Biden's inauguration next week. National security correspondent Eric Philips says there are several credible threats against lawmakers in D.C. but also against statehouses across the country. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
CBN News Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson is back on the Hill for the first time since the start of the pandemic and the atmosphere is much different than it was when she left. Lawmakers, staff, Capitol Hill Police, and others who work there are all still reeling from the attack last week, all while preparing for a historic vote to impeach President Trump for a second time. More and more Republicans are supporting the effort, including Liz Cheney, the third highest-ranking GOP lawmaker in the House. Meanwhile, the threat of violence hangs over lawmakers and Robertson says the fear and tension on the Hill are palpable. She’s on today’s CBN News Daily Rundown with the latest.
The US is in the second month of the biggest vaccination drive in history. Still, just 35 percent of the 25 million doses distributed have actually been administered. Medical reporter Lorie Johnson is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with more about the push to get Americans vaccinated, especially the most vulnerable.
Two major developments over the weekend dealing with Big Tech and free speech issues. First, Twitter followed Facebook's lead and permanently suspended President Trump's account. Then, Google, Apple, and Amazon banned the Parler app. Faithwire managing editor, Dan Andros, is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with some of the implications of this crackdown.
President Trump has officially conceded to President-elect Joe Biden and is calling for a smooth transition of power. This, amid fallout from Wednesday's Capitol Hill attack by pro-Trump demonstrators. Democrats are now calling for a second impeachment and a growing number of top White House officials are resigning. CBN News chief political analyst is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with insight into what's next.
The president is promising an orderly transition of power on Inauguration day after the chaos on Capitol Hill. A violent mob from the 'Save America' march stormed the Capitol, Wednesday, forcing lawmakers to flee and putting the entire building on lockdown. CBN News videographer Mario Gonzalez was there and says it was his war-zone training that prepared him for the experience. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Democrats have won full control of Congress to go along with the White House in Georgia's Senate runoffs, with Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock flipping the Senate by defeating Republican incumbents David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. National security correspondent Eric Philips is on the ground in Georgia, he's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
As the nation's capital faces protests, it's also being covered in prayer. What's known as a "Jericho March" is taking place in DC. Senior Washington Correspondent Paul Strand attended the march, he says demonstrators are praying for future elections free of fraud and asking for a thorough investigation of the latest presidential process. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with the details.
It's a new year, but the same old election drama is still underway. A dozen Republican senators and around 140 House members now say they will oppose certifying the electoral college results, and President Trump has signaled he won't go down without a fight, even as Inauguration day looms. Meanwhile, control of the Senate will be decided this week, following two Georgia run-off elections. Chief political analyst David Brody is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown to break it all down.
An FDA advisory panel green-lit a second vaccine Thursday, this one from Moderna. Around six million doses are expected to begin shipping any day to more than 3,000 locations. The vaccine is 94 percent effective. Meanwhile, more doses of Pfizer's vaccine are expected to ship next week, increasing the pace at which Americans can be vaccinated. Health reporter Lorie Johnson says there are several things it's important to know as you plan for your vaccine. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.