Happy Tuesday! It’s possible we spoke too soon yesterday about the cicadas.
Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case concerning a Mississippi law banning abortions after 15 weeks, the most direct challenge to Roe v. Wade the conservative-majority court has tackled yet.
In a Monday call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Joe Biden “expressed his support for a ceasefire” but “reiterated his firm support for Israel’s right to defend itself against indiscriminate rocket attacks,” according to a White House readout.
Top Republicans on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors blasted fellow Republicans pushing additional audits of the 2020 election results as conspiracy theorists and grifters. “We ran a bipartisan, fair election. That’s every piece of evidence that I’ve ever seen put in front of us,” said Clint Hickman, a Republican supervisor. “We are operating on facts and evidence presented to this board.” The county’s top election official, Stephen Richer, also a Republican, called new claims of irregularities from former President Donald Trump “unhinged.”