Once a week, David Hawkings, editor-in-chief of The Fulcrum, walks us through the biggest stories out of Washington, D.C. Top of mind right now: Lawmakers respond to President Trump's decision to remove U.S. troops from Syria.
Washington Roundup: Politicians Respond To Syria Withdrawal
President Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria is proving unpopular on both sides of the aisle.
Texas Supreme Court pauses lower court order allowing woman's abortion
Texas' Republican Supreme Court paused a lower court's ruling that said a woman could obtain an abortion despite the state's ban.
President Biden touts $3B high-speed rail investment in Las Vegas
The president promoted $8.2 billion in funding for 10 passenger rail projects in the U.S., including one linking Las Vegas to Los Angeles.
Appeals court modifies Trump gag order in election interference case
The modified gag order allows Trump to make disparaging comments about special counsel Jack Smith, but not court staff.
Orthodontic company SmileDirectClub shuts down
The teeth aligner company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy less than three months ago, according to CNN.
Israel continues bombing Gaza, including where it told people to flee
Gaza's borders with Israel and Egypt are effectively sealed, leaving Palestinians with no option other than to seek refuge within the territory.
Is McDonald's bringing back snack wraps?
McDonald’s said their chicken sales are on par with their beef and they want to offer “McCrispy” in nearly all markets around the world by 2025.