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Jim Jordan: Uncertain any law, reform can stop "evil" seen in Tyre Nichols video

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) told NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday that he was not sure that "any law, any training, any reform" would have changed what happened to Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man​ who died days after he was pulled over during a traffic stop​.Driving the news: The release of harrowing footage of police officers ​fatally beating Nichols...

Schiff, Swalwell and Omar condemn GOP bid to remove them from committees

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) criticized Republicans' bids to boot him and Reps. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) from their committee assignments while supporting far-right members in their own conference, telling CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that "the hypocrisy just grabs you by the throat."Driving the news: House Speaker Kevin...

Trump criticizes “disloyal” DeSantis’ COVID record

Former President Trump took aim at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on the campaign trail this weekend, criticizing DeSantis for his management of the COVID-19 pandemic and branding him "disloyal."Driving the news: Trump faced a wave of blame in the wake of the GOP's performance in 2022 midterm elections, with some post-election polls showing DeSantis...

Lonely layoffs in the work-from-anywhere world

The recent wave of layoffs in the tech industry and beyond is exposing a harsh reality of the remote and hybrid working world.Virtual layoffs add a layer of loneliness and stress distinct from in-person job cuts.Driving the news: Some 58,000 tech workers have already been laid off this month, per Crunchbase News. And around 140,000 were let go in 2022.Thousands...

Top Dems vs. McCarthy’s GOP firebrands on House Oversight Committee

Democrats are gearing up for a fight, with senior members acknowledging that countering Republican firebrands was a factor in deciding who to appoint the House Oversight Committee. Why it matters: Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the panel, told Axios he wanted to assemble a team equipped to “refute and debunk any nonsense that comes down...

What parents are worried about

Data: Reproduced from Pew Research Center ; Chart: Axios VisualsKids' mental health is now parents' biggest concern, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.The big picture: Gone are the days of parents sitting up worrying about their kids getting into fights, or trouble with drugs and alcohol. Social media and the pandemic have ushered...

Memphis' specialized Scorpion police unit disbanded after release of Tyre Nichols footage

The Memphis Police Department has permanently disbanded the special unit Scorpion in the wake of murder charges brought against five of its members in connection to Tyre Nichols' death.The big picture: The announcement comes less than 24 hours after the city released police bodycam and security surveillance footage that showed multiple officers kicking,...

Trump "more angry," "more committed" as he kicks off 2024 campaign

Former President Donald Trump on Saturday said he's angrier and more committed than ever as he kicked off his 2024 presidential bid in New Hampshire, per AP.Driving the news: "We’re starting. We’re starting right here as a candidate for president," Trump said while delivering the keynote address for the state Republican Party's annual meeting in Salem,...

Utah becomes first state to ban gender-affirming care for youth in 2023

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox (R) signed a controversial bill Saturday that would ban gender-affirming health care and hormone therapy for transgender children. The big picture: The move follows similar legislation enacted in other GOP-led states amid a larger wave of anti-trans bills, many of which target youth.Details: SB16, introduced by state Sen. Michael...

Why Memphis' specialized police unit is under fire after Tyre Nichols' death

A specialized law enforcement unit in the Memphis Police Department is gaining renewed scrutiny in the fallout of Tyre Nichols' death.The big picture: All five officers charged in the fatal beating of Nichols were part of the Scorpion unit, which is charged with combating violent crime. Civil rights leaders say the deadly assault escalates the need...

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