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Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:29:41 -0500


Spicer defends Trump's unverified voter fraud claims

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:45:21 -0500

The president has had a "long-standing belief" that widespread voter fraud took place in 2016, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said, citing only a widely debunked study and unnamed "studies and evidence"(image)

U.S. economy expected to grow at modest pace

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:41:22 -0500

Economic activity is steady, congressional analysts say, potentially setting the stage for boost from Trump stimulus(image)

Sean Spicer vs. Dippin' Dots dispute amuses the internet

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:28:57 -0500

The icy situation involving the White House press secretary thawed overnight when the Dippin' Dots CEO proposed a peace offering(image)

Ryan: "No evidence" for Trump's unverified illegal ballots claim

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:17:45 -0500

The issue was revived Monday night when Mr. Trump repeated his claim, citing no proof, that 3 to 5 million illegal ballots cost him the popular vote(image)

Trump says he'll announce Supreme Court pick next week

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:46:48 -0500

Whoever he chooses will fill the vacancy opened up by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last February(image)

Trump takes executive action advancing oil pipelines

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:58:53 -0500

The Obama administration had stopped the Keystone XL pipeline in 2015, and the Army Corps of Engineers stopped construction of the Dakota Access pipeline late last year(image)

Here are the Trump Cabinet nominees who have confirmation votes Tuesday

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:41:19 -0500

Four Cabinet nominees were approved in committee and will go to a vote by the full Senate, and three were postponed(image)

HHS pick Tom Price faces second confirmation hearing

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:44:33 -0500

Rep. Price of Georgia is testifying before the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday(image)

Mick Mulvaney, Trump's OMB pick, faces Senate hearing

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:38:14 -0500

He'll take questions from the Senate Budget Committee just after new budget deficit estimates were released(image)

Trump isn't firing James Comey as FBI director...yet

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:54:22 -0500

FBI Director James Comey is already serving a 10-year term as FBI director. He was appointed in 2013 by Obama(image)

Paul Ryan invites Trump to address Congress on Feb. 28

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:10:26 -0500

The speaker met privately with the president Monday evening(image)

Automakers face tough choices under Trump

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:38:24 -0500

The president’s tariff and tax threats have them facing alternatives that are mostly going to be painful(image)

Trump files paperwork turning over company offices to sons

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:41:01 -0500

The president resigned from the Trump Organization and its 400 affiliates, according to a statement(image)

John McCain says Trump's decision to withdraw from TPP "harmful" to U.S.

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:32:18 -0500

The Republican senator was interviewed by "CBS This Morning" and also talked about Russia, and secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson(image)

White House briefing by Sean Spicer - full transcript, 1/23/17

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:12:38 -0500

First official White House briefing, Jan. 23, 2017 - transcript(image)

Report: Obama invited to join country club after rift over Israel policies

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:00:23 -0500

Some of the Jewish members at the club didn't want to let in the former first couple because of Obama's policies toward Israel(image)

Sen. McCain on why he thinks withdrawing from TPP is harmful

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:00:11 -0500

Sen. John McCain is one of the few Republican lawmakers to criticize President Trump for withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But McCain did have a change of heart over the president's secretary of state nominee, Rex Tillerson, and says he now supports the former ExxonMobil CEO. Sen. McCain joins "CBS This Morning" from the Capitol to discuss TPP and China gaining economic domination.(image)

After withdrawing from TPP, Trump's deal-making skills to be tested on trade

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:39 -0500

Trump pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday and is expected to issue more executive orders on trade this week(image)

Senate committee narrowly endorses Tillerson for sec'y of state

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:05:10 -0500

Vice President Mike Pence swore in Mike Pompeo Monday night after the Senate confirmed him as CIA director. Earlier, a Senate committee narrowly endorsed Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson. Nancy Cordes reports on the unusually close vote.(image)