Reports from @ABC News' political team.
Sen. Raphael Warnock on Martin Luther King Jr.: “Arguably the greatest American, who reminds us that we are tied in a single garment of destiny, that this is not about Democrat and Republican, red, yellow, brown, black and white, we’re all in it together.”
JUST IN: Justice Department announces Attorney General Merrick Garland will make a statement at 1:15 p.m. E.T.
Pres. Biden fields question on classified documents during remarks on storm damage in California: “There's no ‘there’ there.”
"Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time." Jon Stewart receives a standing ovation from 9/11 first responders after slamming lawmakers for failing to fund programs providing healthcare to the first responders
Global K-pop sensation BTS visits the White House press briefing room. “While many of you may know BTS as Grammy-nominated international icons, they also play an important role as youth ambassadors,” press sec. Karine Jean-Pierre says.
ONE LESS: Scott Pappalardo owned his AR-15 rifle for more than 30 years. He even has a Second Amendment tattoo on his arm. This weekend, he destroyed his gun “to make sure this weapon will be ever be able to take a life.”
Father of Parkland victim slams NRA videos: "If this was put out by a terrorist organization, we would be raising the terror threat level in this country. Why are we letting this lobby have anything to do with DC? I don't understand it!"
Sen. Chris Murphy delivers remarks on Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting: “What are we doing? What are we doing?…This only happens in this country and nowhere else. Nowhere else do little kids go to school thinking that they might be shot that day."
Former Pres. Barack Obama at Elijah Cummings' funeral: "I tell my daughters...being a strong man includes being kind. That there's nothing weak about kindness and compassion. There's nothing weak about looking out for others."
JUST IN: Alleged SC church shooter will face the death penalty