At a glance
After two years in office, President Joe Biden finally visited the border with Mexico to see what all the fuss is about. Unfortunately he saw a sanitized version and offered little hope of any big change in policy, other than throwing more money at it.
At the end of the week, we saw Kevin McCarthy win the House speakership after 15 ballots. Now, House Republicans are quickly turning from that fight to investigating the Biden administration, the COVID crisis and politicization of the FBI.
Over in Italy, Vatican hardliners have dreamed up a plot to get rid of moderate Pope Francis. The plan is to break Francis. We’ve got details.
And was this tasteless or not? At least two teams celebrated big football plays in Sunday’s playoff run with CPR demonstrations. What would Damar Hamlin say?
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