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Closer to a deal, Mar-a-Lago boxes moved, airline stress test CNN This Morning
House negotiators are moving closer a debt deal that would lift the debt ceiling and cap spending for two years. Plus, two workers at Mar-a-Lago moved boxes of papers the day before the FBI visited the former President's home to pick up classified documents last year. And, airports brace for the busiest Memorial Day weekend since 2005, as airlines face staffing shortages and air traffic control problems.Also this morning: Texas lawmakers accuse AG Ken Paxton of bribery and abuse of public trust,...Show more a Doctor is reprimanded for discussing a 10-year-olds abortion, Ron DeSantis on pardoning January 6 rioters, how a debt default would impact small business owners, and comedian Sebastion Maniscalco on his new movie “About My Father”.
May 26, 2023
DeSantis launch glitches, US credit risk, honoring Tina Turner CNN This Morning
Among the top stories we're covering on today's show:  Ron DeSantis is now officially a presidential candidate. However, his campaign launch on Twitter was, as predicted by some, overshadowed by technical glitches. 
With just one week to go until a possible default, a key credit rating agency puts the US on watch. Meanwhile, Kevin McCarthy is set to send House members home for the weekend with no deal. 
US intelligence is indicating that a Ukrainian group may have been behind that recent drone...Show more attack on the Kremlin. 
An anti-LGBTQ campaign takes on corporate America again, prompting Target to remove some Pride merchandise after some employees were threatened. 
Fans around the world mourn the loss of Tina Turner, who died yesterday at age 83.
May 25, 2023
DeSantis announcement, Trump court date, Guam typhoon CNN This Morning
Among the top stories we're covering on today's show: 
As expected, Ron DeSantis will officially announce his 2024 White House run today. What wasn't expected: He'll make the announcement on Twitter with Elon Musk. Why?
Donald Trump now has a court date in the Stormy Daniels hush money probe. He'll stand trial in March 2024, right in the middle of the presidential campaign. 
A super typhoon is lashing the American territory of Guam. It's expected to bring a triple threat of heavy rains, hurricane-force winds and life-threatening storm surge. 
A six-week abortion ban is headed to the South Carolina governor's desk after it passed the state senate last night.
May 24, 2023
White House crash, Carroll continues suing Trump, social media harm risk CNN This Morning
A driver faces charges of threatening to kill, kidnap or inflict harm on a president, vice president or family member after ramming a U-Haul truck into barriers near the White House. The Secret Service says the crash may have been intentional. Plus, E. Jean Carroll files a request for more damages in her civil lawsuit against Trump after comments he made about her during his CNN Town Hall. And, in a stark warning, the US Surgeon General labels social media a “profound risk of harm” for kids.Also...Show more this morning: a billionaire GOP megadonor defends buying the home of Justice Clarence Thomas’ mother, NASA's Rover brings us footage of craters and even a possible river on Mars, and a “verified” Twitter account shares a fake image of an explosion outside of the Pentagon.
May 23, 2023
New debt talks, 2024 field grows, Paul Whelan exclusive CNN This Morning
Ten days left, that's it. The debt ceiling negotiations are deadlocked as Biden races back to DC for a new round of talks with Speaker McCarthy. Plus, the Republican 2024 field is expanding with Senator Tim Scott about to announce his bid, and Governor Ron DeSantis expected to jump in later this week. And, a CNN exclusive: Paul Whelan is an American the US says is wrongfully imprisoned in Russia. CNN This Morning brings you the message he gave when he called CNN from behind bars.Also this mornin...Show moreg: a man accused murdering four University of Idaho students will face charges in court today, and a SpaceX rocket is set to dock at the International Space Station this morning. It's only the second private mission ever, but NASA hopes this is just the beginning.
May 22, 2023
Zelensky to attend G7, Disney scraps development, last Indiana Jones CNN This Morning
President Zelensky is to attend the G7 Summit in Japan, with Russia's War set to be a top agenda item as world leaders vow to step up sanctions, and Biden signals he won't stop allies from sending F-16 jets to Ukraine. Plus, Disney scraps a billion-dollar development, losing Florida 2,000 jobs amid its feud with Governor DeSantis. And, an emotional Harrison Ford is honored at the premiere of the latest and final Indiana Jones film, “The Dial of Destiny”,Also this morning: President Erdogan says ...Show morehe is “confident” ahead of the historic runoff election in Turkey, Treasury Secretary Yellen holds critical talks with bank CEOs, SCOTUS sides with Twitter and Google over terror-related content, and a study finds New York is sinking under the weight of skyscrapers.
May 19, 2023
Leaker warning signs, paparazzi chase Royals, Montana bans TikTok CNN This Morning
The suspect behind the leak of military secrets from the Pentagon was repeatedly warned about his mishandling of classified documents, but was still never removed from his post, according to new court records. Plus, the cab driver that drove Harry and Meghan during a paparazzi chase yesterday says the couple was nervous and scared. The Royal couple describe the ordeal as a near catastrophic chase. And, Montana is the first State to ban TikTok altogether. The law, however, does not go into effect...Show more until January and Legal challenges are expected.Also this morning: President Biden lands in Japan ahead of a summit with G7 World Leaders. But, he can't escape the pressure of the big domestic issue facing the US after he ignored a shouted question on the debt ceiling. And, an old whodunit has now been solved after the FBI charges a Minnesota man for stealing Dorothy's ruby red slippers from the Wizard of Oz over 20-years ago.
May 18, 2023
NC abortion ban, Secret Service investigation, missing girl mystery CNN This Morning
North Carolina Republicans override the Governor's veto and ban abortions after 12-weeks. A former Democratic State Representative who campaigned on abortion rights before switching parties last month, cast the deciding vote. Plus, the Secret Service is investigating how an intruder made his way into National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan's home despite being under its 24/7 protection. And, an Illinois girl missing for six-years in North Carolina is found after a store employee recognized the n...Show moreow 15-year-old and called the police.Also this morning: parents protest as NYC school gyms are used as migrant shelters, the House could take up a resolution to expel Rep. Santos as soon as tonight, and Congress explores A.I. regulation in a meeting with tech industry experts.
May 17, 2023
Congressman’s office attack, Trump Russia report, classroom controversy CNN This Morning
CNN obtains video footage of a man chasing a screaming woman with a bat minutes before he allegedly attacked staffers at a Virginia Congressman's field office. Plus, the Durham is report is out after three-years in the making. The special counsel found the FBI should have never launched a full investigation into connections between former President Trump’s campaign and Russia. And, a 5th Grade Florida teacher is under investigation for showing her students a Disney movie with a gay character.Als...Show moreo this morning: Ron DeSantis says he’s ready to run in 2024 and will announce his bid before the end of the month, the CIA drops a new recruiting video targeting Russian spies, and the “informant” in the House GOP probe into the Biden family, who is an Israeli Professor wanted for arms dealing, goes missing.
May 16, 2023
Zelensky bolsters support, drop in crossings, new debt talks CNN This Morning
President Zelensky meets with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in the latest in a series of high-stakes meetings with NATO countries to bolster support for Ukraine, as Russia experiences a string of battleground setbacks. Plus, illegal border crossings drop by 50% in the days after immigration policy 'Title 42' was lifted according to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. He also warns it's too early to know if the surge has peaked. And, President Biden is to hold another round of de...Show morebt talks tomorrow with congressional leaders, as the debt ceiling limit deadline nears.Also this morning: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis makes a last-minute pit stop in Des Moines, trolling Trump who canceled a rally because of bad weather, Texas sends migrants to VP Kamala Harris’s house, and Turkey’s high stakes Presidential election is likely heading to a runoff.
May 15, 2023
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