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Biden, McCain unleash criticism of President Trump

October 18, 2017
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
The gloves are off, and no one's holding back. It started with Sen. John McCain blasting President Trump's ideas with words like "half-baked" and "unpatriotic." Later, former Vice President Joe Biden jumped in.
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Trump criticizes GOP Congress, praises party unity

October 17, 2017
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
President Donald Trump projected a united front with his party during a news conferences with Senate Majority Leader McConnell on Monday. This came following weeks of reported tension between the president and GOP Congressional leadership.
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Trump’s drug czar nominee drops out

October 17, 2017
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pennsylvania, has withdrawn his nomination to be the country's next drug czar. President Trump made the announcement on Twitter. This comes after a "60 Minutes" and Washington Post investigation found that a 2016 law sponsored by Marino essentially weakened the DEA's efforts to combat the opioid crisis.
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Trump Adopts Obama Approach While Seeking to Undo a Legacy

October 14, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
The president was frustrated. Lawmakers were not passing what he wanted. They were “obstructionists,” he complained. So he took out his pen, signed his name to an order and took action on his own. “We’re taking a little different route than we had hoped because getting Congress — they forgot what their pledges were,” he said.
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Advocates for Americans Held in Iran Worried by Trump's Hard Line

October 14, 2017
Yeganeh Torbati | Reuters
Advocates for Americans imprisoned by Iranian authorities said on Friday they were concerned the Trump administration's hard line on Iran would close off the chance for talks to secure the prisoners' release.
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