John Dowd resigned today as President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the investigation of Russia's attempt to meddle with the 2016 election.
- The House Intelligence Committee officially voted to end its own investigation into the 2016 election and say there's no evidence of any collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia. They also recommended a crackdown on intelligence leaks, including "mandatory polygraphs."
- The House approved the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill, 256–167. But will Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) attempt a filibuster?
- Trump moved forward today with his attempt today to impose $60 billion in tariffs on goods from China. The stock market has not responded well.
- MGM has released hotel security footage of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock, showing the methodical preparation in the days leading up to the massacre.
- Israel has formally acknowledged it was behind a strike on a suspected nuclear reactor in Syria in 2007.
- The Sacramento Police Department has released body camera footage of a weekend confrontation where police ended up shooting a 23-year-old man in his grandparent's backyard after apparently mistaking his cellphone for a gun.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids railed against cops for enforcing the same kind of anti-vaping rule they help pass.
It’s a jobs plan that isn’t about jobs, and an infrastructure plan that isn’t about infrastructure.