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June 16

Sen. Tim Scott says he stands by vote to certify 2020 election

Scott is on the short list of Donald Trump's vice presidential picks.
June 16
In this March 7, 2024, file photo, Senator Tim Scott is shown during a hearing in Washington, D.C.
June 16

'This Week' Transcript 6-16-24: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen & Sen. Tim Scott

A rush transcript of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" airing on Sunday, June 16, 2024 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form, may be updated and may contain minor transcription errors. For previous show transcripts, visit the "This Week" transcript archive. (COMMERCIAL BREAK) ANNOUNCER: THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS starts right now. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) JONATHAN KARL, ABC "THIS WEEK" CO-ANCHOR: It's Trump's party. DONALD TRUMP (R), FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT AND 2024 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I'm with them 1,000 percent. They're with me 1,000 percent. KARL: Republicans give Trump a hero's welcome in his first visit to Capitol Hill since his supporters attacked the Capitol building on January 6th. REP. MIKE JOHNSON (R-LA): This is a unified effort by the party. We're feeling good. SEN. MITCH MCCONNELL (R-KY): I support him. He's been – earned the nomination. KARL: Even his former GOP critics are getting in line, just weeks after Trump became a...
June 16
In this Feb. 20. 2024, file phtoo, Sen. Tim Scott speaks during a Fox News town hall with Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump at the Greenville Convention Center, in Greenville, South Carolina.
June 16

Woodward, Bernstein reflect on Watergate reporting 50 years later

The “All the President’s Men” co-authors spoke with ABC News.
June 16
ABC News' Jonathan Karl sits down with Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein at the Watergate Hotel.
June 15

Biden to hold star-studded Hollywood fundraiser

Julia Roberts, George Clooney and former President Obama will attend the event.
June 15
President Joe Biden speaks during a press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the Masseria San Domenico on the sidelines of the G7 Summit hosted by Italy in Apulia region, on June 13, 2024.
June 14

SECRETARY YELLEN, SEN. TIM SCOTT, AND WOODWARD & BERNSTEIN, SUNDAY ON “THIS WEEK”

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, June 16, 2024.
June 14
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
June 14

DOJ declines to prosecute Garland after House Republicans pass contempt resolution

Garland had refused to turn over audio of Biden's special counsel interview.
June 14
Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Department of Justice, on June 4, 2024, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
June 14

Trump campaign seizes on misleading video to criticize Biden mental state: Fact check

The edited New York Post clip said Biden appeared to "wander off" at G7 summit.
June 14
President Joe Biden greets an Italian Army parachuter after watching a skydiving demo during the G7 world leaders summit at Borgo Egnazia, Italy, June 13, 2024.
June 14

Trump talks tax cuts for corporations

ABC News correspondent Elizabeth Schulze breaks down the impacts of Donald Trump's proposed tax cuts for corporations.
June 14
VIDEO: Trump talks tax cuts for corporations
June 14

Trump turns 78, a day he'd like to pretend 'doesn't exist,' in age-focused election

Trump is not missing out on the chance to campaign on his birthday.
June 14
Former President Donald Trump reacts as he is applauded by Republicans at the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) headquarters in Washington, June 13, 2024.
June 14

GOP, Trump clarify Milwaukee 'horrible city' comment as Democrats, Biden seize on it

Milwaukee is a major city in a key battleground state in the 2024 election.
June 14
Former U.S. President Donald Trump departs after delivering remarks at a House Republicans Conference meeting at the Capitol Hill Club, June 13, 2024, in Washington.
June 14

How bump stocks change the way semi-automatic weapons are fired

A bump stock modified firearm can fire 400 to 800 rounds a minute, experts said.
June 14
A bump stock is displayed in Harrisonburg, Va., on March 15, 2019.
June 14

Republicans torn over Trump-backed Sam Brown, the nominee in key Nevada Senate race

Being competitive and winning are two different things, GOP operatives said.
June 14
Republican senatorial candidate Sam Brown speaks at an election night party, June 11, 2024, in Reno, Nev.
June 14

Supreme Court invalidates Trump-era ban on bump stocks

It ruled the device does not convert a semi-automatic rifle into a machine gun.
June 14
The U.S. Supreme Court Building is seen, April 23, 2024, in Washington.
June 14

DOJ releases scathing report on Phoenix Police Department

The U.S. Justice Department said the Phoenix Police Department “deprives people of their rights under the Constitution and federal law.”
June 14
VIDEO: DOJ releases scathing report on Phoenix Police Department
June 14

Supreme Court invalidates ban on firearm bump stocks

The court ruled 6-3 that the Trump administration did not follow federal law when it reversed course and banned bump stocks after a gunman in Las Vegas attacked a music festival in 2017.
June 14
VIDEO: Supreme Court invalidates ban on firearm bump stocks
June 14

Supreme Court invalidates Trump-era ban on bump stocks

The Supreme Court on Friday invalidated a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, ruling the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives exceeded its authority.
June 14
The Supreme Court on Friday invalidated a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, ruling the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives exceeded its authority.
June 13

Texas man charged with threatening federal agent: ‘Guns will come out'

The FBI says it traced the number back to a man in Fort Worth.
June 13
June 13

SCOTUS ruling on mifepristone could have lasting impact on FDA regulation: Experts

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to restrict nationwide access to mifepristone.
June 13
Boxes of mifepristone, the first pill given in a medical abortion, are prepared for patients at Women's Reproductive Clinic of New Mexico in Santa Teresa, N.M., Jan. 13, 2023.
June 13

Trump rallies support from Republican lawmakers

Former President Donald Trump held a closed-door meeting with House and Senate Republicans in Washington, DC. ABC News' Jonathan Karl discusses what was said at the meeting.
June 13
VIDEO: Trump rallies support from Republican lawmakers
June 13

Trump meets with GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill for first time since Jan. 6

Presumptive Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump, joined GOP leaders in a closed-door meeting Thursday. ABC News' Rachael Bade and Jon Karl chime in from Capitol Hill.
June 13
VIDEO: Trump meets with GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill for first time since Jan. 6
June 13

Pentagon downplays Russian warships arriving in Cuba

U.S. Navy ships shadowed the Russian ships as they headed to Havana.
June 13
The rescue and tugboat Nicolay Chiker, part of the Russian naval detachment visiting Cuba, arrives at Havana's harbour, June 12, 2024.
June 13

Trump yet to clarify his abortion pill policy as SCOTUS rules on mifepristone

Trump has said he'd soon release abortion pill policy details, but hasn't yet.
June 13
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, June 9, 2024, in Las Vegas.
June 13

Trump, McConnell meet face-to-face for 1st time in nearly 4 years

Trump and the top Senate Republican haven't spoken since 2020.
June 13
Former  President Donald Trump speaks during his campaign rally at Sunset Park, on June 9, 2024, in Las Vegas. | Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks during a press conference in the Capitol Building in Washington D.C., on May 15, 2024..
June 13

Biden says he would not commute potential sentence for son Hunter Biden

"Would you commute Hunter's sentence?" Biden was asked.
June 13
President Joe Biden speaks as he holds a press conference alongside Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy after a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G7 summit, in Fasano, Italy, June 13, 2024.
June 13

Phoenix Police Department engaged in civil rights violations, DOJ finds

The violations included "unjustified deadly force," the DOJ said.
June 13
In this March 18, 2014, file photo, a police car blocks an avenue in downtown Phoenix.
June 13

Bill to protect IVF access fails in Senate as Democrats, GOP spar over the 2024 issue

Competing measures were offered by both parties this week and were blocked.
June 13
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters about a vote to protect rights for access to in vitro fertilization to achieve pregnancy, at the Capitol in Washington, June 12, 2024.
June 13

Republicans, including detractors, embrace Trump in return to Washington after Jan. 6

Trump said, "I'm with them 1,000%, they're with me 1,000%."
June 13
Former President Donald Trump arrives to the Capitol Hill Club, June 13, 2024, in Washington.
June 13

Trump delivers remarks following meeting with Republican lawmakers

Former President Donald Trump was making his first visit to the Capitol since the Jan. 6 riots.
June 13
VIDEO: Trump delivers remarks following meeting with Republican lawmakers
June 13

Biden says 'fight for reproductive freedom continues' despite SCOTUS ruling

Biden vowed that he and Vice President Harris will fight for abortion rights.
June 13
President Joe Biden speaks at a "Reproductive Freedom Campaign Rally" at George Mason University, Jan. 23, 2024, in Manassas, Va.
June 13

Three lawmakers say more Indian American representation is needed in government

In 1960, 12,000 Indian immigrants were in the U.S. Now there are 5 million.
June 13
Three Indian-American members of Congress want more representation in politics.
June 13

Trump wraps conversation with Republican lawmakers in DC

Former President Donald Trump met with GOP leaders on Capitol Hill.
June 13
VIDEO: Trump wraps conversation with Republican lawmakers in DC
June 13

Supreme Court unanimously strikes down legal challenge to abortion pill mifepristone

The ruling preserves access to the mail-order medication nationwide.
June 13
The U.S. Supreme Court Building is seen, April 23, 2024, in Washington.
June 13

Biden, Trump virtually tied in 538 poll

Former President Donald Trump has a slight edge over President Joe Biden.
June 13
VIDEO: Biden, Trump virtually tied in 538 poll
June 13

Supreme Court unanimously strikes down legal challenge to abortion pill mifepristone

The justices said plaintiffs had no legal standing to sue.
June 13
VIDEO: Supreme Court unanimously strikes down legal challenge to abortion pill mifepristone
June 13

Trump arrives on Capitol Hill to meet with GOP lawmakers

Former President Donald Trump has not met with Republican leaders since the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
June 13
VIDEO: Trump arrives on Capitol Hill to meet with GOP lawmakers
June 13

8 climate protesters arrested during Congressional Baseball Game: Police

The annual baseball game was met with pro-Palestinian and climate protesters.
June 13
Anti-fossil fuel protesters invade the field at the Congressional baseball game in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2024.
June 13

Trump, McConnell to meet face-to-face for 1st time in nearly 4 years

The former president and Senate Minority Leader have not spoken to each other since Dec. 15, 2020.
June 13
The former president and Senate Minority Leader have not spoken to each other since Dec. 15, 2020.
June 13

ACLU files federal complaint against new Biden asylum rule

The ACLU, the Texas Civil Rights Project and other civil rights organizations have filed a federal complaint challenging an executive order from President Joe Biden, which limits access to asylum.
June 13
The American Civil Liberties Union, the Texas Civil Rights Project and other civil rights organizations have filed a federal complaint challenging a recent executive order from President Joe Biden, which limits access to asylum.
June 13

White House doesn't rule out potential commutation for Hunter Biden

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Wednesday declined to rule out a presidential commutation for Hunter Biden.
June 13
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Wednesday declined to rule out a presidential commutation for Hunter Biden.
June 13

8 climate protesters arrested during Congressional Baseball Game: Police

Eight climate protesters were arrested after being tackled on the field during the Congressional Baseball Game, U.S. Capitol Police said in a statement.
June 13
Eight climate protesters were arrested after being tackled on the field during the Congressional Baseball Game, U.S. Capitol Police said in a statement.
June 13

Families of Marines killed in V-22 Osprey crash demand answers

Lawmakers questioned Pentagon officials about the aircraft's safety record.
June 13
An MV-22 Osprey aircraft is used during the annual Steel Knight training exercise, Dec. 5, 2022 at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
June 12

White House doesn't rule out potential sentence commutation for Hunter Biden

Karine Jean-Pierre said she hadn't spoken to the president about the matter.
June 12
First lady Jill Biden and Hunter Biden leave the J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building, June 11, 2024, in Wilmington, Del.
June 12

Politicians show off their kicks with sneaker day on Capitol Hill

Members of Congress made their daily trek to Capitol Hill wearing a fresh pair of gym shoes to participate in the second annual sneaker day. The panel discusses who the coolest kicks.
June 12
VIDEO: Politicians show off their kicks with sneaker day on Capitol Hill
June 12

House Republicans vote to hold Merrick Garland in contempt

The House Republicans voted 216-207 to hold attorney Merrick Garland in contempt for refusal to turn over audio files involving President Joe Biden and classified documents.
June 12
VIDEO: House Republicans vote to hold Merrick Garland in contempt
June 12

ACLU files federal complaint against new Biden asylum rule

The complaint was in response to Biden's June 4 proposal.
June 12
President Joe Biden speaks about an executive order in the East Room at the White House in Washington, June 4, 2024.
June 12

House Republicans vote to hold Garland in contempt over Biden interview audio

Garland, in response, called the vote "deeply disappointing."
June 12
Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Department of Justice, June 4, 2024, on Capitol Hill.
June 12

House to vote on resolution to hold AG Garland in contempt

House lawmakers are set to vote on whether to hold AG Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress, stemming from his refusal to turn over audio of Joe Biden's interview with special council Robert Hur.
June 12
VIDEO:  House to vote on resolution to hold AG Garland in contempt
June 12

Why Hunter Biden's conviction will be harder for Republicans politically: ANALYSIS

Hunter Biden's case could be harder for the GOP to exploit for partisan gain.
June 12
Hunter Biden, son of US President Joe Biden, joined by his mother US First Lady Jill Biden (L), exits the J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building in Wilmington, Delaware, June 11, 2024, after he was found guilty.
June 12
Marianne Williamson, 2024 Presidential hopeful, speaks at the Des Moines Register Political Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug. 12, 2023.
June 12

Biden, Zelenskyy to sign US-Ukraine security agreement at G7 summit

"We'll be sending Russia a signal of our resolve," an official said.
June 12
President Joe Biden shakes hands with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Paris, June 7, 2024.