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Supreme Court will take up 'ghost guns' case next term

The court will decide if "self-assemble" guns require a background check.
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The United States Supreme Court building is seen as in Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 2023.
April 21

2024 Puerto Rico Republican primary results

Trump was the only major candidate running.
April 21
The Puerto Rico Capitol building in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
April 21

Congress gets closer to forcing TikTok to be sold or face US ban: What's next

Chinese officials say they "firmly oppose" the platform being divested.
April 21
The TikTok logo is displayed outside TikTok social media app company offices in Culver City, Calif., on March 16, 2023.
April 21

Mike Johnson earns bipartisan praise on Ukraine aid, indicating speakership is safe

"He went through a transformation" on the issue, a GOP colleague says.
April 21
Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on April 16, 2024.
April 21

Stephen Breyer insists politics don't play a role in Supreme Court's decisions

But, the former justice said, sometimes they consider real-world consequences.
April 21
Justice Stephen Breyer appears on ABC News This Week.
April 21

'This Week' Transcript 4-21-24: Rep. Michael McCaul, Rep. Ro Khanna & Stephen Breyer

A rush transcript of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" airing on Sunday, April 21, 2024 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form, may be updated and may contain minor transcription errors. For previous show transcripts, visit the "This Week" transcript archive. JONATHAN KARL, ABC "THIS WEEK" CO-ANCHOR: I'm joined now by the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Michael McCaul. So, let me ask you, Congressman, at the end, the vote was overwhelming, particularly on Ukraine. REP. MICHAEL MCCAUL, FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE CHAIR & (R) TEXAS: Right. KARL: On all of these bills. Why did it have to be so difficult? Why would – why did it take months to happen? MCCAUL: Well, I think, you know, the motion to vacate McCarthy, which is a rarely used tool – only twice in the history of Congress, right, and the threat of the motion to vacate kept this from coming to the floor in a timely basis. I have to say, watching your piece, I am so proud...
April 21
In this Jan. 29, 2024, file photo, Rep. Michael McCaul speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol Building, in Washington, D.C.
April 20

Off from court, Trump's plan to rally in North Carolina scuttled by severe weather

Separately, the former president and his wife also held major fundraisers.
April 20
Former President Donald Trump, right, stands with Melania Trump, left, as they arrive for a GOP fundraiser, on April 6, 2024, in Palm Beach, Fla.
April 20

House approves $95 billion in aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan

An additional bill could force the sale of TikTok.
April 20
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson talks to reporters just after lawmakers pushed a $95 billion national security aid package for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies closer to passage, at the Capitol, April 19, 2024.
April 19

New York AG asks court to reject Trump's $175M bond for civil judgment

Letitia James contended the bond company may not have enough resources to pay.
April 19
New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference following a ruling against former President Donald Trump ordering him to pay $354.9 million and barring him from doing business in New York State for three years, in New York, Feb. 16, 2024.
April 19

Jury expected to hear arguments in Donald Trump's New York hush money case Monday

Former federal prosecutor Tim Jansen joins The Big Story. The Florida criminal defense attorney gives insight on what to expect once opening arguments begin.
April 19
Jury expected to hear arguments in Donald Trump's New York hush money case Monday
April 19

Foreign aid package clears House

This has led to a third Republican to call for the ouster of Speaker Mike Johnson.
April 19
VIDEO: Foreign aid package clears House
April 19

Rep. Mike McCaul, Rep. Ro Khanna & Retired Justice Breyer Sunday On ‘This Week’

This is a listing for 'This Week' airing Sunday, April 21, 2024.
April 19
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
April 19

3rd Republican joins motion to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson

GOP Rep. Paul Gosar joins representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Thomas Massie in supporting a motion to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson following major criticism about foreign aid bills.
April 19
VIDEO: 3rd Republican joins motion to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson
April 19

House Democrats help Johnson avoid foreign aid bills defeat, despite GOP defections

Final votes are set for Saturday, but a third Republican threatened to oust him.
April 19
U.S. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-LA) speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol April 16, 2024 in Washington, DC.
April 19

Biden revises Title IX protections for pregnancy, trans people and assault victims

The Biden administration reversed some Trump-era changes to Title IX.
April 19
President Joe Biden speaks during a Pride Month celebration event at the White House in Washington, DC, June 10, 2023.
April 19

Sec. Blinken gives remarks on Israel’s retaliation against Iran

The strike was in response to Iran's attack last Saturday
April 19
VIDEO: Sec. Blinken gives remarks on Israel’s retaliation against Iran
April 19

First lady Jill Biden to kick off Educators for Biden to mobilize teachers

She'll cast Biden as "the education president" on Friday in Minnesota.
April 19
Dr. Jill Biden speaks onstage during the 2024 Human Rights Campaign dinner, Mar. 23, 2024, in Los Angeles.
April 18

Who are the 12 jurors in Trump's historic criminal trial?

Two previously-selected jurors were let go on Thursday.
April 18
Former President Donald Trump appears ahead of the start of jury selection at Manhattan Criminal Court, Apr. 15, 2024, in New York City.
April 18

House GOP to include TikTok ban in foreign aid bill

Lawmakers’ plan to ban the social media app could be fast-tracked by Congress by attaching it to larger security bills and spending packages.
April 18
VIDEO: House GOP to include TikTok ban in foreign aid bill
April 18

Trump speaks after full jury seated in hush money trial

Former President Donald Trump speaks with the media following Day 3 of his criminal hush money case.
April 18
Former President Donald Trump speaks with the media following Day 3 of his criminal hush money case.
April 18

Johnson says he won't change rules for ousting speakers after GOP hard-liner warnings

Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert had called the issue a "red line."
April 18
Marjorie Taylor Greene, Mike Johnson
April 18

Mayorkas faces GOP after impeachment dismissed

Homeland Security's Alejandro Mayorkas faced an icy reception from Senate Republicans on Thursday after the swift dismissal of the impeachment case brought against him.
April 18
Homeland Security's Alejandro Mayorkas faced an icy reception from Senate Republicans on Thursday after the swift dismissal of the impeachment case brought against him.
April 18

Ban on TikTok lumped in with Johnson's foreign aid package: What it could mean

The House is expected to vote on the four bills in the aid package this week.
April 18
TikTok on a phone.
April 18

Mayorkas faces icy Senate Republicans day after impeachment case dismissed

The secretary said he hadn't read the articles of impeachment against him.
April 18
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee hearing on the department's budget request on Capitol Hill on April 18, 2024 in Washington, DC.
April 18

Kerry Kennedy and other Kennedy family members endorse President Biden

Kennedy family members spurned Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to join President Joe Biden at events in Philadelphia on Wednesday.
April 18
Kennedy family members spurned Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to join President Joe Biden at events in Philadelphia on Wednesday.
April 18

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s family set to endorse Biden

Kennedy family members fear that his run as an independent will take away votes from President Joe Biden
April 18
VIDEO: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s family set to endorse Biden
April 18

Ignoring Trump, Arizona Republicans don't want to move too fast on 1864 abortion ban

"Legislatures are not built for knee-jerk reactions," one state leader said.
April 18
Anti-abortion advocates demonstrate prior to an Arizona House of Representatives session at the Arizona State Capitol, on April 17, 2024 in Phoenix, Arizona.
April 18

Arkansas governor under fire for spending $19,000 in taxpayer funds on a lectern

Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who formerly served as Donald Trump's press secretary, posted a video challenging her critics to “come and take it.”
April 18
VIDEO: Arkansas governor under fire for spending $19,000 in taxpayer funds on a lectern
April 18

House Speaker Mike Johnson faces threat of removal from inside GOP

Johnson says he has no intention of resigning as he pushes to pass a $95 billion foreign aid package.
April 18
VIDEO: House Speaker Mike Johnson faces threat of removal from inside GOP
April 18

Biden, in counter to RFK Jr., gets endorsement of other Kennedy family members

Kennedy family members joined Biden Thursday in Philadelphia.
April 18
President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Philadelphia, on April 18, 2024.
April 18

Supreme Court to decide if ban on homeless encampments is 'cruel and unusual'

Cities say the case has sweeping implications as homelessness soars.
April 18
Unhoused residents of Grants Pass, Ore., camp in Tussing Park along the Rogue River.
April 18

Speaker Johnson hawks $95 billion aid package amid threats to speakership

House Republicans released a $95 billion package providing aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan – as Congress aims to counter threats posed by Russia, Iran and China.
April 18
House Republicans released a $95 billion package providing aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan – as Congress aims to counter threats posed by Russia, Iran and China.
April 17

Sarah Sanders' office potentially broke the law in $19K lectern controversy: Audit

The governor's team said the new findings are "deeply flawed."
April 17
The lectern purchased by the Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders administration in June 2023 sits in a corner in the Governor's Conference Room at the state Capitol, Sept. 26, 2023, in Little Rock, Ark.
April 17

Johnson hawks $95 billion aid package amid threats to speakership

He's faced a revolt from some House Republican hard-liners.
April 17
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson does an interview at the Capitol, April 17, 2024.
April 17

Arizona GOP State Rep. on 1864 abortion law: 'Let's get it fixed'

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with State Rep. David Cook (R-AZ) after Republicans blocked a Democratic effort on the state House floor to repeal Arizona’s strict abortion law written in 1864.
April 17
VIDEO: Arizona GOP State Rep. on 1864 abortion law: 'Let's get it fixed'
April 17

Whistleblower at Boeing sounds the alarm

Boeing faces growing scrutiny on Capitol Hill as a whistleblower delivers stunning testimony about the jet-maker following the door plug blowout on an Alaska Airlines flight.
April 17
VIDEO: Whistleblower at Boeing sounds the alarm
April 17

Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment trial, votes both articles 'unconstitutional'

Republicans say Democrats set a "very dangerous precedent."
April 17
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., swears senators in for the impeachment trial of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol, April 17, 2024, in Washington.
April 17

Majority leader remarks after Senate stops impeachment effort

Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks to reporters after the Senate voted to kill both impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 17
VIDEO: Majority leader remarks after Senate stops impeachment effort
April 17

House speaker remarks after Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment effort

Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson speaks to reporters about the Senate voting to dismiss both impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 17
VIDEO: House speaker remarks after Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment effort
April 17

Biden promises union workers to keep US Steel 'American-owned, American-operated'

He spoke in Pittsburgh during a campaign swing in battleground Pennsylvania.
April 17
President Joe Biden greeting steelworkers at United Steelworkers Headquarters, April 17, 2024, in Pittsburgh.
April 17

Senate votes to kill both articles of impeachment against Alejandro Mayorkas

The Senate voted to kill both articles of impeachment against Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. ABC News' Selina Wang reports from the White House.
April 17
VIDEO: Senate votes to kill both articles of impeachment against Alejandro Mayorkas
April 17

Senate shoots down Alejandro Mayorkas impeachment article

Jay O'Brien and Selina Wang report after the Senate shot down the first article of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas submitted by Congress.
April 17
VIDEO: Senate shoots down Alejandro Mayorkas impeachment article
April 17

Trump, campaigning after court, comments on jurors in historic trial

"It's [prosecutor] Alvin Bragg's fault," he claimed during a visit to a bodega.
April 17
Former President Donald Trump visits a New York bodega for a campaign stop after court, April 16, 2024.
April 17

Arizona Republicans block another Democratic effort to repeal 1864 abortion ban

"The last thing we should be doing today is rushing," a GOP leader said.
April 17
People protest after Arizona's Supreme Court revived a law dating to 1864 that bans abortion in virtually all instances, in Peoria, AZ, April 14, 2024.
April 17

Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial

Senators are expected to square off, largely along party lines, over whether to proceed with a full-scale trial of Mayorkas.
April 17
VIDEO: Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial
April 17

Will Arizona lawmakers take up legislation to repeal controversial 1864 abortion ban?

The Arizona state House is scheduled to hold a floor session first, followed by the state Senate.
April 17
VIDEO: Will Arizona lawmakers take up legislation to repeal controversial 1864 abortion ban?
April 17

Nikki Haley's next move is going to a think tank after becoming major Trump critic

It's unclear how much she may now weigh in -- or not -- on the 2024 race.
April 17
Republican presidential candidate former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley waves to the crowd at the conclusion of a campaign rally at the Sawyer Park Icehouse bar on March 4, 2024 in Spring, Texas.
April 17

Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial

Senators will be sworn in now that House GOP managers delivered the articles.
April 17
US House impeachment managers deliver articles of impeachment for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate the Capitol on April 16, 2024.
April 17

Who are the key players in Donald Trump's Manhattan hush money trial?

Jury selection in the trial began Monday, April 15.
April 17
Former President Donald Trump arrives for a press conference at Manhattan criminal court, March 25, 2024, in New York.
April 17

Boeing whistleblower expected to testify in Senate

Plus, two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas were sent to the Senate. ABC News' Jay O'Brien and Gio Benitez report from Capitol Hill.
April 17
VIDEO: Boeing whistleblower expected to testify in Senate

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