As of today, all construction on the wall at the US southern border must stop--the Biden administration--working to reverse much of former President Trump's immigration policy. Now, migrants are flooding into Mexico, hopeful they'll have an easier time making it into the US. CBN News contributor Chuck Holton is just outside of El Paso, Texas. He's been speaking with migrants, border patrol agents, and even Mexican immigration officials and says the situation there is changing rapidly. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
On day one, Joe Biden signed an executive order preventing discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation and requiring all people to receive equal treatment. He specifically mentioned students and access to restrooms, locker rooms, and school sports. Reporter Heather Sells says the new policy is an aggressive one. She's covered transgender policy in-depth and is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Several prominent media personalities and reporters have echoed a similar refrain: those who supported President Trump should receive a 'reprogramming' of some kind. Coupled with a recent sweeping deplatforming of President Trump from social media as well as business partnerships, there's a disturbing trend of celebrating the shunning, ostracizing and punishing of those who share different political beliefs. CBN Senior International Correspondent Gary Lane has more on the consequences we could see due to this line of thinking.
China has imposed a sweeping new security law, tightening its grip on Hong Kong. Christians, politicians, and pro-democracy activists have been arrested. Scores are fleeing the city; others are hiding underground. Senior international correspondent George Thomas has been speaking with people there who have witnessed the about-face over the last year and a half as Hong Kong becomes another Chinese city. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Donald Trump is now a private citizen. That fact is important to note as the Senate considers an impeachment trial. Senior Washington correspondent Jennifer Wishon has been looking into what authority Congress has over Trump now that he's out of office, and she says Constitutional experts are divided on the answer. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
No crowds, no parade, no balls. Today's presidential inauguration is unlike any since the eve of the Civil War. Still, Biden has officially been sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, and his administration plans to hit the ground running. Chief political analyst David Brody is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with some of its top priorities.
Gun rights lobbyists gathered in Richmond, Virginia, Monday, for an annual event, but with credible threats having been made against state capitols across the country, this year's gathering looked much different. National Security correspondent Eric Philips is in Richmond, today, and attended last year's gun rights event. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
The US isn't the only country dealing with political drama. In just over two months, Israeli's will head to the polls for the fourth time in two years. CBN Mideast bureau chief Chris Mitchell says this time significant changes in the political landscape could majorly affect the results. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
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.