Capitol Report (April 26): How Twitter Impacted 2020 Elections and Beyond

Steve Lance
By Steve Lance
April 26, 2022Capitol Report

The nation’s highest court took up a Texas-led immigration case that challenges the White House’s border policy.

Now that Twitter is swapping hands, we take a look at the platform’s impact on politics both past and future. Did Twitter play a role in the 2020 election, and what role might it play in 2022?

Secretary of State Antony Blinken testified on U.S. foreign relations priorities. What did he have to say about Russia and China after his weekend trip to Kyiv?

President Joe Biden announced three pardons and commuted dozens of sentences as part of a White House initiative launching job training and reentry programs for prisoners.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy led a GOP delegation to the southern border this week. In a press conference on the banks of the Rio Grande, he appealed to keep Title 42 and criticized Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas over the uncontrolled influx of illegal migrants.

A federal judge has stepped in to temporally allow Title 42 to stay in place, but will this be enough to halt the massive flow of illegal immigration?

An iconic painting of American culture is up for auction. The expected selling price is around $20 million.

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