Capitol Report (March 16): Yellen Grilled on Capitol Hill Over Bank Collapse; TikTok Could See Outright Ban in US

Steve Lance
By Steve Lance
March 16, 2023Capitol Report
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A week after the second largest bank collapse in U.S. history, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testified before the Senate. She says Americans can feel confident in the banking system, but some lawmakers aren’t buying it.

In a drastic escalation, the Biden administration threatens to ban TikTok if its Chinese owners don’t sell their shares. This is amid reports that Chinese companies are shipping rifles to Russia.

The House Homeland Security hearing at the southern border Wednesday prompted new questions. Is the border actually secure? Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.), a member of the Homeland Security Committee, will be with us to assess.

Poland says it will send fighter jets to Ukraine within the next few days after an American drone was downed over the Black Sea.

A trial discussing the legality of abortion pills is ongoing in Texas. We spoke with an expert to find out more about how the issue of abortion affects politics and the 2024 presidential election.

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