A somber tone struck Washington this week after Wednesday's. Among the shooting victims was House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) who remains in critical condition.
In the immediate aftermaththroughout the halls of the Capitol from both parties. The tragedy, for a brief moment, overshadowed the drama surrounding the multiple investigations into Russia's influence in the 2016 presidential election.
Sunday on "Face the Nation" we'll talk to former Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). A member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Rubio heard testimony from Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week. What did he make of Sessions' accounts of his interactions with Russian officials and the firing of former FBI Director James Comey?
Plus, we'll hear from Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to discuss this week'sand the upcoming healthcare battle in the senate.
Wednesday the Washington Post reported that Robert Mueller, the Special Counsel heading the FBI's investigation into any possible links between Russia and the Trump campaign, was in fact investigating President Trump for possible obstruction of justice. Sunday we'll talk to a member of the president's personal legal team and Chief Counsel at American Center for Law and Justice Jay Sekulow.
As always, we'll have analysis from our politics panel. This week we're joined by CBS News Political Analyst and Slate's Chief Political Correspondent Jamelle Bouie, Senior Editor for the National Review Ramesh Ponnuru, CBS News Chief Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes and the Washington Post's White House Bureau Chief Philip Rucker.
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