Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks with reporters following a closed-door policy lunch, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. McConnell blames bad economy on Democrat policies

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) berated his Democrat colleagues for reckless spending while forcing the American people to foot the bill. While addressing the Senate floor Tuesday, the Kentuckian evoked the memory of economic prosperity under Republican leadership.

R.I. COVID vaccine bill would fine unvaccinated

Some Rhode Island lawmakers have proposed a bill that would require residents 16 and older to be COVID vaccinated. Those who don’t comply would be fined. One America’s Stella Escobedo spoke to House Republican Blake Filippi, who said the bill is outrageous. 

FILE - A youngster receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a pediatric vaccine clinic for children ages 5 to 11 set up at Willard Intermediate School in Santa Ana, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. State Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, announced, Thursday, April 14, 2022 that he is withdrawing his bill that would have stopped parents from getting exemptions for their child based on personal beliefs. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Calif. State Senate pulls bill mandating COVID-19 vaccine for school children

In a big win for California parents, COVID-19 vaccine mandates for schoolchildren has been paused. California Senate Bill 871 would have mandated all California schoolchildren to get the vaccine to attend school and would get rid of any exemptions. One America’s Stella Escobedo caught up with one California parent who’s been fighting the mandates.

NYC mom demands toddler mask mandate be lifted

Toddlers ages two to five are the only people masked in New York City. The masks were suppose to come off on April 4, but the city refused to lift the mandate because of rising COVID numbers. OAN’s Stella Escobedo caught up with a mom who said the mask mandate no longer makes sense.