On the News Today: A CDC internal document on the Delta variant of the coronavirus grimly declares, "The War Has Changed"; There may still be a glimmer of hope that the filibuster's voting rights will be circumvented, with West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin playing a central role in the bill's revision; Attorney General Merrick Garland threatens to sue Texas Governor Greg Abbott for aggressive orders against migrants; and Republican voters are pretty dejected about the state of the party – 80% of them also say the election was stolen.
Finally, today, in two remarkable steps, the Justice Department turned over evidence to Congress that Trump pressured Justice Department officials to support his lies about electoral fraud, and also ordered the Treasury Department to turn Trump's tax returns to Congress.
All of these stories and more below.
Have a good Friday guys. Take care!