Jim Sciutto

Jim Sciutto


CNN Anchor & Chief Nat Sec Correspondent, Author, “The Madman Theory” and “The Shadow War” https://www.harpercollins.com/blogs/authors/jim-sciutto

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New: US economy added 223,000 jobs in December, beating expectations. The unemployment rate dropped to 3.5% from a revised 3.6% in November.

Superb! ⬇ Urgent: Damar Hamlin has been released from the hospital, according to his doctors at UC Health.

A somber goodbye to Ash Carter today at Washington National Cathedral yet a life of public service so well-lived. “His integrity, unfailing, and his commitment to service before self was literally inspiring,” said President Biden in his eulogy.

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New: Dem@RepMike Quigley & GOP @RepLaHood  intend to introduce bipartisan legislation to implement stronger enforcement for mishandling of classified documents, incl fines and/or stripping clearances. “There must be penalties for mishandling classified documents,” says Quigley.

New - Tom Brady has announced his retirement on social media: “I'm retiring for good.”

I asked three times for one example of spending or category of spending House Republicans want to cut before agreeing to raise the debt ceiling. You can watch here:

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New: US Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man as he attempted to pass through a police checkpoint in downtown Washington Friday with fake inaugural credentials, a loaded handgun & over 500 rounds of ammunition, CNN reporting.

To my fellow Americans now praising Putin, please remember - 1 - this is Viktor Yushchenko, poisoned with dioxin in 2004 as he ran against the pro-Russian candidate for president.

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New: Texas man arrested outside VP Kamala Harris' official residence at the US Naval Observatory Wednesday was in possession of an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 113 rounds of unregistered ammunition, and five 30 round magazines, according to DC police report.

Two children “pulverized” and “decapitated” by gunshot wounds in Uvalde, says the pediatrician who treated them. Those poor children, their poor families. I’m sick to my stomach.

If you think Russian concentration camps for Ukrainians are unthinkable in 2022, remember China has had concentration camps for Uyghurs in Xinjiang for years with minimal reaction from the world.

For the inauguration, there will be at least four times as many National Guardsmen in the US capital as troops in all of Afghanistan. Where is the greatest terror threat to the US today?

Texas police are saying a lot of things. They’re not saying why it took so long to go into the classroom.

Reminder: the night of January 6, eight GOP senators and 139 GOP representatives voted to overturn 2020 election results.

Note this: Trump is admitting he wants to obstruct mail-in voting: “Now they need that money in order to make the post office work so it can take all of these millions &millions of ballots. But if they don’t get those two items that means you can’t have universal mail-in voting”

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