In a letter to Congress, Trump defended his authorization of military strikes on a Syrian airfield this week, saying it was well within his legal right to do so. Meanwhile, some of his top aides reportedly held a Friday meeting to clear the air.
Trump listens to questions from reporters at Trump Tower in January. A day after accusing former President Barack Obama of wiretapping his phones before the election, President Trump called on Congress to investigate his claim, for which he has cited no evidence. White House press secretary Sean Spicer issued a statement on Sunday saying that “reports concerning potentially politically motivated investigations immediately ahead of the 2016 election are very troubling,” and that Trump is asking Congress to investigate.
Esquire’s Mark Warren spoke with ninety members of the House and Senate about what’s gone so wrong in Congress. Sometimes it got a little emotional.
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