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Top Republican drafting bill to protect special counsel

Gen. Jeff Sessions, a favorite of conservatives who represented Alabama in the Senate for 20 years. Graham and Whitehouse lead the Judiciary panel's subcommittee on crime and terrorism and have been investigating the Russian meddling along with the committee's chairman, Iowa GOP Sen.


Police investigating package explosion that left man critically injured in Queens

Police investigating package explosion that left man critically injured in Queens

Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce says the man had second- and third-degree burns to more than 80 percent of his torso and legs, and was hospitalized in critical condition. So far, it does not appear that the explosion was an act of terror, police said on Saturday, but the investigation is ongoing. It was at that moment that neighbors saw the elderly man fall to his knees, screaming as half his body was engulfed by flames, witnesses told CBS2.


Qatar crisis: Saudi-led allies stand firm

Qatar crisis: Saudi-led allies stand firm

On Sunday, foreign ministers of the four countries said they were ready for dialogue with Qatar if it showed willingness to tackle their demands. The list includes demands that Qatar stop terrorism financing, but also that it shut down its flagship Al Jazeera news network, which the quartet say has been used by Qatar to promote its policies.


Here's The Real Reason Anthony Scaramucci Hates Reince Priebus

Here's The Real Reason Anthony Scaramucci Hates Reince Priebus

Kelly might well be the president's first choice for chief of staff, but there is a big downside: He also likes him in his current role. He doubled down on that sentiment earlier this year when he appeared before the House Homeland Security Committee and said he believes that "smugglers" were bringing "tens of thousands of people to our nation's doorstep" from across the border "mostly from Central America and Mexico".


Trump now reportedly wants a 'general' to be his chief of staff

Trump now reportedly wants a 'general' to be his chief of staff

Kelly will be the first former general to serve as White House chief of staff since Alexander Haig did so during the Nixon and Ford administrations. Kelly is "a Great American and a Great Leader". That model hasn't been in use under Trump, who speaks with aides and informal advisers throughout the day and evening without the presence or sometimes even knowledge of his chief of staff.


Trump sacks Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff

Trump sacks Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff

As The Daily Show's Matt Negrin points out, the transcript the Office of the Press Secretary released on these remarks altered what Scaramucci said on the distance of these putts. Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke tweeted that it was a "bad move" and Speaker Robin Vos called it a "dumb move" made by White House "insiders struggling for influence".