Republican leaders expressed support Tuesday for Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election. It was prompted by a comment from Trump confidant and Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy that the president was considering firing Mueller. Margaret Brennan reports.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday. It was the administration's first sworn rebuttal of former FBI Director James Comey, who testified last week that the president pressured him to drop the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. He declined to answer some of the most revealing questions. Nancy Cordes reports.
The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Maryland sued President Trump Monday, accusing him of violating anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution. Following his inauguration, Mr. Trump retained ownership of the Trump Organization through a trust managed by his sons. Margaret Brennan reports.
It was a historic day in Washington - the grand opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Congressman John Lewis, a veteran of the civil rights struggles, said, "This place is more than a building - it's a dream come true." The $540 million museum took more than four years to build. It sits near the Washington Monument. Marlie Hall reports.