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Senators are investigating former AG Loretta Lynch for political interference - 23 Jun 2017 at 6:37pm - They wrote four letters seeking information about emails leaked in the hacking of the DNC's computer system last summer
Steve Scalise is out of the ICU following shooting - 23 Jun 2017 at 5:52pm - The House majority whip was in the intensive care unit for a number of days since he was shot in the hip at last week's baseball practice
Supreme Court could make decision about taking up travel ban case at any time - 23 Jun 2017 at 5:39pm - Monday is the last day of the high court's term
WaPo reporter Greg Miller on Putin election interference report - 23 Jun 2017 at 5:01pm - According to a Washington Post investigation, in August the CIA gave then-President Obama a report that "detailed Russian President Vladimir Putin's direct involvement in a cyber campaign to disrupt and discredit the U.S. presidential race." The article's co-author, Greg Miller, joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss why Obama administration officials did not respond to the report and their regrets on the handling of the information.
GOP rift as Senate health care bill revealed - 23 Jun 2017 at 4:57pm - The Senate plan to replace Obamacare is already in danger. Right now Republicans do not have the 50 votes needed to pass their bill. Four of the 52 GOP senators say they're not ready to support the current version. Nancy Cordes reports.
Did Putin try to help Trump, damage Clinton in 2016 election? - 23 Jun 2017 at 4:44pm - A report claims Russian President Vladimir Putin gave direct instructions to help elect Donald Trump as president. According to a Washington Post investigation, former President Obama received a secret CIA report in August that "captured Putin's specific instructions on the operation's audacious objectives - defeat or at least damage the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton." Jeff Pegues reports.
Trump says he has no Comey tapes despite former tweet - 23 Jun 2017 at 4:44pm - President Trump says he "did not make" recordings of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. But he raised new questions about Robert Mueller, the special counsel handling the Russia investigation. Margaret Brennan reports.
Trump calls GOP senators who oppose health care bill "good guys" and "friends... - 23 Jun 2017 at 4:36pm - President Trump touted his progress on health care Thursday night, and brought up the four senators who have voiced opposition to the Senate bill
House reviews options to boost security after congressional baseball shooting - 23 Jun 2017 at 4:20pm - After Alexandria shooting, House leadership laid out various ideas to House Republican Conference Friday morning
Trump reiterates "I didn't tape" James Comey - 23 Jun 2017 at 3:40pm - The president was also asked in a new interview whether Robert Mueller should recuse himself
Russia wanted to help Trump, damage Clinton, report says - 23 Jun 2017 at 3:31pm - Washington Post reports Obama set in motion secret program to retaliate against Russia before leaving office
Trump signs bill making it easier to fire bad VA employees - 23 Jun 2017 at 3:18pm - President Trump signed the V.A. Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Friday, making it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire bad employees
Trump finally clarifies he did not tape Comey conversations - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:57pm - After suggesting there might be "tapes" of his conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey, President Trump has now admitted he knows of no such tapes. CBS News White House and senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan joins CBSN with more.
GOP health care plan faces opposition - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:56pm - The Senate GOP health care bill needs support from at least 50 of the 52 Republican Senators in order to pass, but some are raising concerns. Politico health reporter Jennifer Haberkorn joins CBSN a day after the draft was released with the details.
New revelations on Russia's election meddling - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:56pm - A Washington Post report reveals new information about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and how the U.S. response fell short. CBS News justice and homeland security reporter Jeff Pegues joins CBSN with the latest details.
APNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment hold - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:43pm - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday....
Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:38pm - WASHINGTON (AP) -- A person close to wounded Rep. Steve Scalise says the Louisiana Republican has been moved out of a hospital intensive care unit....
White House names Trump hotel employee to be chief usher - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:29pm -
Trump family hires familiar face as chief usher - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:29pm - First lady Melania Trump announced Friday the hiring of Timothy Harleth for the role of chief usher, a key position in the executive residence. The search for the new chief usher didn't stray far from the White House; Harleth was until recently the director of rooms at the Trump International Hotel in Washington.
Trump has no intention to fire special counsel Mueller: White House - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:27pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign, the White House said on Friday.
Grenfell Tower: Fire started in Hotpoint fridge-freezer, say police - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:24pm - Police say outside cladding and insulation failed safety tests, and manslaughter charges will be considered.
Senate to Probe Lynch's Conduct During Clinton Email Investigation - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:22pm - A bipartisan group of senators on Friday requested more information from former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and others.
Funding for early warning earthquake system in jeopardy - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:19pm - The system, which was set to launch next year, still needs nearly a thousand more seismic sensors across the West
C.I.A. Set Up Secret Back Channel With Syria to Try to Free U.S. Hostage - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:17pm - The Trump administration began searching early on for ways to free Austin Tice, a journalist who has been missing since 2012.
Judiciary committee asks Lynch to disclose Clinton email conversations - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:16pm - The Senate judiciary committee sent a letter Friday to former Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking her to disclose any conversations with Hilary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee about the FBI's investigation into the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee's use of a private email server.
US releases dramatic photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept - 23 Jun 2017 at 2:16pm - US European Command released dramatic photos on Thursday that show the moment a Russian Su-27 fighter jet flew within five feet of a US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea -- an encounter US officials assessed to be "unsafe."
Poll: Trump's approval at 40%, only 16% support House's health care bill - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:58pm - President Donald Trump's job approval rating stands at 40%, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Friday. The poll also reveals bipartisan dissatisfaction with the House health care bill despite some support for repealing Obamacare.
Questions, not answers - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:57pm - Readers' questions while the EU and UK negotiate over the status of millions of people
Justices side with government in property rights case - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:53pm - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Friday ruled against a Wisconsin family in a property rights case that makes it easier for government officials to restrict development in environmentally sensitive areas....
Qatar weighs demands to end crisis amid threat of long siege - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:40pm - DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- With just days to decide, Qatar on Friday weighed an onerous list of demands by its neighbors as a way out of a regional crisis, and a top Emirati official warned the tiny country to brace for a long-term economic squeeze unless it is willing to acquiesce....
White House Correspondents Unhappy With Limits on News Briefings - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:35pm - The group?s president, Jeff Mason of Reuters, met with Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, on Thursday to discuss the issue to no avail.
Europe and Japan Near Trade Deal as U.S. Takes Protectionist Path - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:30pm - The European Union and Japan are close to an agreement that would bring together two giants encompassing a quarter of the world?s economy.
Grassley, Feinstein want answers from Loretta Lynch - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:30pm -
Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:30pm - WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets....
Trump announces he'll nominate Jets owner Woody Johnson as ambassador to the ... - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:25pm - Trump also announced he's picked former co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers to serve as ambassador to Belgium
White House calls Johnny Depp's remark about assassination 'sad' - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:20pm - The White House responded Friday to actor Johnny Depp's comments alluding to assassinating President Donald Trump, calling his words 'sad.'
Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates' - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:19pm - Texas Rep. Filemon Vela Jr. explained Friday why he had joined a handful of Democratic members calling for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to resign from her leadership post.
McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:18pm - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cheered on by the White House, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is focusing on finding the votes he'll need to push the Republican plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law through the Senate....
Trump Signs 'Historic' Bill to Transform Veterans Affairs - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:18pm - President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees.
Gowdy: Oversight panel won't pursue Russia, obstruction probes - 23 Jun 2017 at 1:14pm - His approach differs sharply from that of outgoing Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who is resigning at the end of June