Steve Bannon, an advisor to former President Trump, is now on trial. Bannon is charged with contempt of Congress for failing to comply with the January 6th investigation.
If convicted, he could face at least 30 days in jail.
@KellyO has more details: nbcnews.to/3IOI2eS
WH officials say the president tested negative for COVID today as "part of his regular testing cadence."
Important to note after his international travel and extensive contact with many people during that trip as variants rise.
"I raised it at the top of the meeting making clear what I thought of it at the time and what I think of it now...." @POTUS Says he discussed Khashoggi murder and stressed the importance of American values
"We have accomplished some significant business today" says @POTUS as he speaks following his meetings with MBS and the Saudi government leaders. He talks about opening Saudi air space, and other steps.
First coverage from WH pool of the meeting with Pres. Biden and MBS and Saudi officials. Saudi government restricted coverage. The Saudi government has already released its own images. MBS did not answer questions.
On very little sleep, our time in Israel comes to an end as the WH traveling press leaves Jerusalem before dawn for Tel Aviv and a flight to Saudi Arabia ahead of the president who will travel with the smaller press pool.
President Biden arrived in Israel and as advisors indicated he is not shaking hands with any leaders. Officials said it is a COVID protocol. It also provides a reason to not be seen shaking certain hands like that of MBS at the next stop in Saudi Arabia.
The WH traveling press arrived in Jerusalem ahead of President Biden who will fly tonight with the smaller press pool. The president's trip includes Israel, the West Bank and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
President Biden signed an executive order today protecting some abortion access, in response to the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade.
The order is aimed at safeguarding access to abortion and contraceptives as well as shielding patients’ privacy.
@KellyO has our report.
I am shocked and saddened by the assassination of my friend and longtime partner Shinzo Abe in Japan. Former Prime Minister Abe was devoted to both the country he served and the extraordinary alliance between the United States and Japan.