The Justice Department seized records from Apple for metadata of House Intelligence Committee members, their aides and family members.
Just as a bipartisan deal was supposed to be emerging, a new proposal has sown discontent among Republicans and Democrats and divided law enforcement groups, raising doubts about a deal.
The White House said it hopes the United States can lead the way in creating an “arsenal of vaccines,” and drive momentum to get them to countries in crisis.
After weeks of failed efforts to bridge deep divides, the president pulled the plug, turning to a bipartisan group to try to salvage a chance at compromise.
The wide margin of support reflected a sense of urgency among lawmakers in both parties about shoring up the technological and industrial capacity of the United States to counter Beijing.