"A liberal wish-list."
"Big government waste."
"Job-killing tax hikes."
"Washington in the middle of your life from cradle to grave."
That's how Republican Sen. Tim Scott described President Biden's plans for America in the Republican response to the president's first speech to Congress. Chief political correspondent David Brody is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with a recap.
President Biden will address Congress and the American public tonight, just ahead of marking his 100th day in office. He's expected to take a victory lap, highlighting his administration's accomplishments so far, and introducing part two of his infrastructure plan. White House correspondent Eric Philips says the president will need to acknowledge some of the challenges his administration has faced as well, including immigration and an uptick in mass shootings. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Elizabeth City in North Carolina is reeling from the shooting of 42-year-old Andrew Brown Jr. by law enforcement last Wednesday. Civil Rights leaders are calling for the Pasquotank sheriff to resign, and the sheriff's office is calling on the court to release body cam footage. CBN News Correspondent Charlene Aaron was in North Carolina covering the story firsthand. She is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
If you watched the popular Netflix series, Tiger King, then you're probably familiar with the name Carole Baskin. She recently sat down with senior political analyst David Brody to talk about legislation she's hoping will pass Congress, how COVID has impacted her work at the Big Cat Rescue, and the truth behind her pitch to help Joe Exotic get a reduced prison sentence. Brody is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
For the second straight year, the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives has passed a bill to make Washington DC the 51st state. Democrats say the 700,000 residents who live in DC deserve representation in Congress. Republicans call it a "power grab." The bill failed to make it past the Senate last year and Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson says it faces a similar uphill battle again. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Producing a newscast that's broadcast across the nation and around the globe is a team sport for sure. Correspondents and videographers gather information and video up until the last minute. Then there are a slew of technical aspects from the cameras to the control room that must operate flawlessly, not to mention a day's work of well-laid plans can easily be thrown out at the last minute to accommodate breaking news. Shoshannah Nuñez is the producer of CBN's Faith Nation. Today on the CBN News Daily Rundown she explains how she spends her days, what drives her crazy, and why her job is perfect for adrenaline junkies.
Companies used to avoid politics like the plague, now they're openly pushing a political agenda. It's all a part of corporate America's efforts to be "woke," and senior international correspondent Dale Hurd says it could have very serious consequences for Christians. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
The Israeli political landscape remains in a state of uncertainty. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political opponents scored a big win in the Knesset, presenting greater challenges to forming a governing coalition. Mideast Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with information on how a Knesset vote could block Netanyahu from continuing on as prime minister.
Having a baby is life-changing. Unfortunately, very few parents get paid leave to help that transition to family life, and that can lead to all kinds of negative consequences. Senior Washington correspondent Jennifer Wishon says we could soon see a big shift in this area as lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree that some federal paid leave plan is needed. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
The Biden administration is imposing sweeping sanctions on Russia and expelling 10 Russian diplomats. The moves are meant to punish Russia for interfering in US elections and hacking into federal agencies. Meanwhile, Moscow is making moves of its own. More than 80,000 Russian troops now amassed along Ukraine's eastern border. CBN News senior international correspondent George Thomas was in the region just last year. He says this could all just be saber-rattling, designed to test the West or the precursor to a major offensive. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.