Biden says ‘economic plan is working’, despite disappointing April jobs report – live

9.30pm BST

That’s it from me today. My west coast colleague, Gabrielle Canon, will take over the blog for the next few hours.

Here’s where the day stands so far:

9.15pm BST

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, who will likely replace Liz Cheney as House Republican conference chair, deflected a question from the Washington Examiner about whether she believes Joe Biden legitimately won the presidential election. (He did.)

“President Biden is president and the focus is on defeating his radical agenda, which I believe we will do in 2024. And we’re going to win the midterms in 2022,” Stefanik told the Examiner in an interview today.

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Source: theguardian