CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joined Nikki Battiste to discuss the July jobs report, the ambitious Senate spending bill, the monkeypox public health emergency and the summoning China's ambassador to the White House amid Beijing's military exercises around Taiwan.
Trump was seen leaving Trump Tower in Midtown earlier Monday evening. Two sources confirmed to CBS News that the search was connected to missing White House documents. CBS2's Maurice Dubois reports.
- The Hill
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), a stalwart Senate ally of former President Trump, is facing fresh uncertainty in his race for reelection after telling a podcast last week that Social Security and Medicare should be classified as discretionary spending, with Congress authorized to set their budgets every year. Johnson had been cruising to reelection in…
- Rolling Stone
The Fox News host unloaded a hyperbolic rant about the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago.
- USA TODAY
The Senate's sweeping climate, health care and tax bill keeps limit on SALT tax deductions. House Democrats who oppose the cap plan to support the bill anway.
- Rolling Stone
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene whined that defunding the Department of Justice would "completely cut out of their budget the ability to persecute Republicans"
- Yahoo TV
Lara Trump incorrectly claims that Donald Trump had 'every authority' to take documents from White House
In taking official presidential documents when he left the White House, former President Trump violated the Presidential Records Act.
“Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before," Trump said in a statement.
Graham directly insulted Hassan and presiding officer Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) stepped in.
- Yahoo News
Once known as a moderating influence within the Kremlin, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has emerged as a bellicose presence, using lengthy social media posts to justify the invasion of Ukraine, revise 20th century history and threaten the West with nuclear war.
- The Hill
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) received a warning early Sunday morning to follow the Senate’s decorum rules after he accused Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) of being “deceitful” and “dishonest” and vowed “we’re going to call you out.” “This gives phony and cynical a bad name,” Graham exclaimed when Hassan introduced her amendment. Graham’s outburst at Hassan…
- Business Insider
Liz Cheney says she favors serving with Democratic women with national security backgrounds over GOP lawmakers like Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert
Cheney said she may have ideological disagreements with national security-minded Democrats, but "they love this country" and "do their homework."
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Trump was perched in Trump Tower as he decried 'unauthorized raid on my home' at Mar-a-Lago resort: CNN
CBS News reported that Monday's search warrant related to classified White House records that Trump had moved to Mar-a-Lago.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukraine's security forces foil Russian assassination attempts on Defence Minister and intelligence chief
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2022, 16:41 Ukrainian law enforcement officers have foiled assassination attempts by the Russian secret service on Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine, and Kyrylo Budanov, Head of the Chief Intelligence Directorate.
- The Hill
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) promised on Monday that if Republicans take back the chamber after November’s midterm elections, they will investigate the Department of Justice, telling Attorney General Merrick Garland to “clear your calendar.” “I’ve seen enough. The Department of Justice has reached an intolerable state of weaponized politicization,” McCarthy said. “When Republicans…
- The Hill
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) clinched a victory on Wednesday when the Senate — including 48 of the chamber’s 50 Republicans — voted overwhelmingly to admit Finland and Sweden to NATO. The resolution, which cleared the chamber in a bipartisan 95-1 vote, was a top priority for the Republican leader, who wanted to send a signal…
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The FBI's search at Trump's residence constitutes a highly dramatic investigative move against a former president, much more dramatic than anything that occurred during Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal.