On Friday, the United States Senate considered President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID stimulus package, with eight Democratic Senators voting against an amendment for a $15 federal minimum wage. Fox News Congressional Correspondent, Chad Pergram, speaks to Jared about what’s in the latest version of the bill, the role budget reconciliation has played in its passing, and what will happen when the American Rescue Plan Act heads back to the House.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that Congress will establish an independent commission to investigate what the causes were for the Capitol Hill riot on January 6th. The commission will be similar to the 9/11 Commission that was established following the 2001 terror attacks. FOX News Washington Correspondent Rachel Sutherland speaks with one of the members of the 9/11 Commission, former Ambassador Tim Roemer about what these commissions do and how they help resolve foreign and domestic attacks from happening again.
More than two years after the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Biden administration released an intelligence report concluding Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman was involved in the killing. Following the release the administration received backlash for failing to hold the crown prince accountable for the death. FOX News Washington Correspondent Rachel Sutherland spoke with former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James Oberwetter about the Biden’s administration’s decision to declassify the report but steer clear of punishing the crown prince.
Last week, more than a hundred speakers converged in Orlando, Florida for the Conservative Political Action Conference. And though no candidate has officially announced a run for President in 2024, events like CPAC give insight into who the front-runners in the Republican party are at this time. Jared speaks to Fox News Political Reporter, Paul Steinhauser, about who might be the favorite for 2024, how prominent Republicans are polling, and what Steinhauser is looking for as he gauges who might be a potential contender in these earliest of days.