A Democrat-led bill to force states to keep abortions legal has failed to advance in the Senate. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) confirmed the senators “duly chosen and sworn and not having voted in the affirmative, the motion is not agreed to.” There were 49 “yes” votes compared the 51 “no” votes.
The White House condemned a suspected arson attack at the headquarters of a pro-life group in Wisconsin. On Monday, President Joe Biden said he supports free and peaceful protests, but strongly condemns this attack and any type of political violence.
NPR Supreme Court reporter Nina Totenburg claimed the leading theory on the origin of the high court draft leak is a conservative clerk. While speaking to the press Sunday, she voiced that the leak is unprecedented in the history of the court.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the individual who leaked the Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion should be prosecuted. While addressing the Senate Tuesday, the Kentuckian lambasted the historic oath break performed in order to divulge the draft to the public.