Congress returns from 2-week break with Ukraine aid still stalled

[ad_1] Congress returns from 2-week break with Ukraine aid still stalled – CBS News Watch CBS News Lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill on Monday after a two-week-long break with several priorities left to address, including aid to Ukraine. CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion unpacks the number of issues Congress hopes to tackle. Be the … Read more

Mitch McConnell backs House TikTok bill that could lead to ban

[ad_1] Washington — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday endorsed a bill that could lead to a ban of TikTok in the U.S. after its momentum slowed in the Senate following its whirlwind passage in the House last month.  “This is the matter that deserves Congress’ urgent attention, and I’ll support common sense bipartisan … Read more

Sen. Bob Menendez won’t run in New Jersey Democratic primary

[ad_1] Sen. Bob Menendez won’t run in New Jersey Democratic primary – CBS News Watch CBS News Indicted Sen. Bob Menendez announced Thursday that he would not file for the New Jersey Democratic primary in June. Menendez said he hopes his exoneration will happen this summer, and if so, he may run as an independent … Read more

When would a TikTok ban go into effect?

[ad_1] Washington — Americans could lose access to TikTok within months if a bill that seeks to force its Beijing-based parent company ByteDance to sell its stake is signed into law. But the popular video-sharing app’s potentially swift demise depends on whether the bill can overcome a number of hurdles.  Lawmakers have long tried to … Read more

TikTok bill that could lead to ban faces uphill climb in the Senate

[ad_1] Washington — A bill that could lead to a ban of TikTok in the U.S. sailed through the House with rapid speed on Wednesday, but is facing headwinds in the slower-moving Senate, where previous efforts to restrict the popular app have stalled.  The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed the bill, known as the Protecting … Read more