Tuesday’s news: Senator Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Results announcement raises some eyebrows. Also, President Trump and First Lady Melania visits the southeastern regions that were ravaged by Hurricane Michael and sets the record straight with Defense Secretary Mattis. Plus, the Department of Homeland Security finds more attempts to hack the voting system and an ex-Senate aide pleads guilty in a FBI probe.
President Trump said Monday he would ask Congress for emergency disaster aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, as he and first lady Melania Trump toured the devastation from the deadly storm that has left hundreds of thousands without power in F
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Trump reassured him that he has his full support, even after Mr. Trump said in an interview that the two may not be politically aligned and that the secretary’s resignation could be imminent.
President Trump said that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis could be considering whether to step down from his post and that he sees the Pentagon chief as “sort of a Democrat,” a veiled critique of one of his most popular cabinet secretaries.
President Trump vowed “severe punishment” for Saudi Arabia if the United States determines that Saudi agents killed Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, calling the journalist’s suspected murder “really terrible and disgusting.”