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Fresh numbers from the Labor Department today show the US added a robust 263,00 jobs in November, proving the economy is strong and resilient to recession. But it also shows the Fed's effort to slow growth -- and inflation -- won't get easier any time soon. Plus: President Biden tries to rewrite the primary calendar by putting South Carolina first. Does that signal he's running again in 2024? And: With only four days left in the critical Georgia senate showdown, a brand-new CNN poll shows Democrat Raphael Warnock with a narrow lead over Republican Herschel Walker.
President Biden is hosting French President Emmanuel Macron today at the White House. Accompanying the pomp and circumstance with the official state visit is some very real tension in this relationship, most of it over what France and its European partners see as the administration's spending and subsidies that give American companies an edge in the US marketplace. Our extensive coverage begins with CNN Chief White House Correspondent Phil Mattingly.
Today the House voted to stop a crippling nationwide rail strike. Also, negotiations got under way to keep the government funded. Plus: With just six days to the runoff count in the Georgia senate race, Herschel Walker faces more questions about where he calls home. And: The TikTok threat. South Dakota's governor cracks down on the popular app. And Washington may soon follow suit. As you watch those catchy dance videos, odds are China is watching you.
President Biden brought the four leaders of Congress together today and asked them to pass legislation that would block a holiday season rail strike. Speaking outside the White House following the meeting, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer expressed optimism. However, the man who hopes to become the next Speaker of the House was anything but. Today's show begins just after Kevin McCarthy's blistering comments.
Fed up with their government's stringent Covid restrictions, thousands of Chinese take to the streets in a remarkable show of defiance. Plus: Donald Trump and hateful company he keeps. And: Why Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker are focused on banking early votes in advance of their Georgia Senate showdown on December 6.
Shootings in a Virginia Walmart and a Colorado nightclub have left 12 dead in another deadly week in America. Since 2016, there has been almost a doubling of mass shootings in America and President Biden is calling for action. Plus, we examine the political ramifications of the GOP’s 2024 front runner breaking bread with a white supremacist.
For the second time this week, gun violence infects another American city. Plus: A miserable day for Donald Trump's legal team ends with a Supreme Court loss and a signal that the Mar-a-Lago case may not break in the former president's favor. And: A big flip-flop puts a threat to impeach Biden's Homeland Security secretary on the table.
While we still don't know the motive of the man who allegedly killed five people and injured 18 others at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, we do know that the number of victims would have been much higher had it not been for the heroics of Army vet Richard Fierro. His story of bravery and resolve begins today's show. Plus: The special counsel takes over and moves full steam ahead with the Trump investigations. Expect another showdown between the Justice Department and the former president's lawyers...Show more over those documents taken from Mar-a-Lago. And: Brand new CNN reporting on Ron DeSantis. He calls his midterm re-election win a national GOP road map, but the governor's go-it-alone approach leaves some with a bit of a sour taste.
Today's show begins with new details about the mass shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub and the heroes who saved countless lives. Plus: Why the man who wants to be the next House speaker may end up a hostage within his own party. And: Will Republicans finally say never again to Donald Trump?