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Cheney vows to fight on, but her ouster signals Trump's hold on GOP
House Republicans took about 15 minutes to remove Liz Cheney from her leadership position Wednesday.
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"Normal tourist visit": Some Republicans downplay January 6 riot
Republican House members downplayed the attack and denied that it was an insurrection.
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Deanne Criswell and the disasters she's managing as FEMA administrator
In her first interview as administrator, Criswell discussed a few of the disasters the agency is addressing. Fifty-four of them grew out of the pandemic.
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McConnell calls changes to 2017 tax law a "red line"
This was president's first joint meeting with all four congressional leaders.
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How will John Bolton's hawkish views affect possible U.S.-North Korea talks?
Elaina Plott, a staff writer for The Atlantic, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss President Trump's plan to impose sweeping tariffs on China and how the most recent staff changes at the White House will affect America's foreign policy strategy, particularly with North Korea.
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"Disappointed" Trump signs spending bill after threatening veto
President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill Friday, avoiding another government shutdown. Hours earlier, the president acknowledged he was considering vetoing the measure. Errol Barnett reports.
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Lawmakers consult Justice Department in ongoing police reform talks
Lawmakers are continuing to negotiate a potential deal on police reform legislation.
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Trump slams spending bill, but signs it anyway
President Trump threatened to veto a bill to fund the government and said the bill does not provide enough money for his border wall, or a fix for DACA, the program that protects immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But in the end, Mr. Trump signed it. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports.
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Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite being "unhappy" about it
In a nationally broadcast statement from the White House, President Trump addressed the $1.3 trillion spending bill he signed despite threatening a veto hours earlier. In addition to funding the federal government through September, the bill provides $1.6 billion for a southern border wall and $654.6 billion in defense funding. Jeff Glor anchors a CBS News Special Report from New York.
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Trump surrounding himself with "more muscular" foreign policy team
"Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss President Trump's decision to tap John Bolton to replace H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser.
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Trump taps John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk, as national security adviser
On Thursday President Trump tapped former U.N. ambassador John Bolton to become his third national security adviser. He replaces H.R. McMaster, who took over after Michael Flynn was fired. Bolton is known for advocating hardline positions on Iran and North Korea. Chip Reid reports.
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"Foothills of creepy": Sen. Kennedy on Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal
Lawmakers are calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on Capitol Hill about the abuse of user data. Facebook is under fire because data from more than 50 million users was inappropriately given to Cambridge Analytica, which used it to target political messages in the 2016 campaign. Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy joins “CBS This Morning” from Washington to discuss his push for a potential hearing with tech industry CEOs.
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What can Congress get done before midterm elections?
There are still 285 days left in the year, but the House will only be in session for 88 of those days. For Senate, it will be 126 days. Julianna Goldman reports on whether lawmakers will be able to keep their legislative promises.
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Budget bill includes $1.57B for border wall, background checks
The White House says President Trump supports the $1.3 trillion spending bill unveiled by congressional leaders. Lawmakers have until midnight tomorrow to pass the bill and avoid a government shutdown. Julianna Goldman reports.
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Mark Zuckerberg's mea culpa was "strong," Wired editor-in-chief says
Wired editor-in-chief and CBS News contributor Nicholas Thompson spoke with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday night about the social media giant's privacy problem and how it plans to solve it. Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what Zuckerberg told him and whether his public apology was enough.
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Sen. Lankford was "caught off guard" by news of Trump-Putin congratulatory call
The Senate Intelligence Committee is holding a hearing about the ongoing threat to U.S. elections. It comes a day after the committee released its first report into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which suggests states need more resources. Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Lankford, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the hearing and President Trump's congratulatory call to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Trump hires new lawyer who has called Russia probe an "embarrassment"
President Trump is reinforcing his legal team in the wake of new attacks on the special counsel leading the Russia investigation. The president hired a lawyer who's pushed a controversial theory about the Justice Department's role in the investigation. Chip Reid reports.
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Putin celebrates a fourth term as president
Russian President Vladimir Putin sailed to victory clinching a fourth term as president. While he faced several opponents, his win was widely expected. CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports.
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Trump hires new attorney Joe diGenova, a tough critic of the FBI
President Trump has been busy airing his frustration with the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling. The president has also hired a new attorney who has been a tough critic of the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett has the latest.
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Biden to meet with congressional leaders as infrastructure talks continue
This is president's first joint meeting with all four congressional leaders.
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Political analyst on vote to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from House GOP leadership
CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the House Republicans' vote to oust Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney from her GOP leadership position.
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Live Updates: House GOP to vote on removing Cheney from leadership
In a defiant speech on the House floor on Tuesday night, Cheney said she "will not sit back and watch in silence."
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Vladimir Putin reelected in Russia
Vladimir Putin was reelected with more than 70 percent of the vote. But turnout may have been lower than he wanted: About 52 percent of Russia's nearly 111 million voters weighed in. CBS News' foreign correspondent Liz Palmer reports from Moscow.
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Facebook data was misused to sway 2016 voters, reports say
Reports in the New York Times and Britain's Observer suggest Facebook data was misused to sway voters in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. CBS News correspondent Tony Dokoupil reports.
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Trump fires FBI's Andrew McCabe, bashes him on Twitter
President Trump fired the second in command at the FBI on Friday, Andrew McCabe, who was set to retire Sunday on his 50th birthday. The controversial firing could cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost benefits. Mr. Trump closed out the weekend by bashing former top FBI officials on Twitter. CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett reports.
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Sen. Bob Corker says he's "not much of a politician"
Margaret Brennan interviewed Sen. Bob Corker for Face the Nation
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Will Trump supporters turn out to vote for other Republicans?
Dan Balz, Susan Davis, and Mark Landler discuss the Mueller investigation and President Trump's decision to fire Rex Tillerson as secretary of state.
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Sen. Corker expects President Trump will pull out of the Iran Deal
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, joins Moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss Rex Tillerson's exit from the State Department and the potential meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un.
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Voting rights bill advances in Senate over GOP objections
Democrats claim the legislation is necessary to counter new voting restrictions being considered by multiple states.
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Sen. King says it would be a "constitutional crisis" if Mueller were fired
Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the confirmation hearing for Gina Haspel to become CIA director.
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