This week, the House of Representatives narrowly voted to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th. That resolution faces fierce opposition in a narrowly divided Senate, with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell saying he does not support the plan. Fox News Congressional Correspondent, Chad Pergram, discusses what’s likely to happen in the Senate, and how lawmakers have drawn on the 9/11 and Benghazi commissions as they’ve considered this proposal.
After 11 days of violence that left hundreds dead, Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire on Thursday. President Biden praised the ceasefire during a white House speech this week, but the President’s measured strategy on the conflict drew criticism from both parties. Democrats accusing him of not being tough in Israel and Republicans saying he didn’t do enough to support Israel. FOX News Washington Correspondent Rachel Sutherland speaks with FOX News Mideast Correspondent Trey Yingst who covered the conflict.
When it comes to mask wearing, there’s a mixed bag of rules depending which state you’re in, despite the CDC’s latest guidance that says, if you are fully vaccinated you do not have to wear a mask outdoors or inside in most cases. The latest in a string of recommendations catching businesses and state and local governments off guard. Rachel Sutherland speaks with former CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden on the mask confusion.
New divisions have reared their ugly heads in Washington, D.C. and this time, they aren’t just between Democrats and Republicans. As lawmakers consider creating a commission on the events of January 6th, in-party divisions have appeared, with 35 House Republicans siding with House Democrats. Meanwhile, Democrats are seeing divisions of their own over what has unfolded between Israel & Hamas in recent weeks. Chris Wallace, Anchor of Fox News Sunday, joins Jared to discuss all of the tensions in the nation’s capital and abroad this week.