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GOP health care plan faces opposition

The Senate GOP health care bill needs support from at least 50 of the 52 Republican Senators in order to pass, but some are raising concerns. Politico health reporter Jennifer Haberkorn joins CBSN a day after the draft was released with the details.

Trump reiterates 'I didn't tape' James Comey

The president was also asked in a new interview whether Robert Mueller should recuse himself

Trump finally clarifies he did not tape Comey conversations

After suggesting there might be "tapes" of his conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey, President Trump has now admitted he knows of no such tapes. CBS News White House and senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan joins CBSN with more.

New revelations on Russia's election meddling

A Washington Post report reveals new information about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and how the U.S. response fell short. CBS News justice and homeland security reporter Jeff Pegues joins CBSN with the latest details.

Trump announces he'll nominate Jets owner Woody Johnson as ambassador to the U.K.

Trump also announced he's picked former co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers to serve as ambassador to Belgium

Russia wanted to help Trump, damage Clinton, report says

Washington Post reports Obama set in motion secret program to retaliate against Russia before leaving office

WaPo reporter Greg Miller on Putin election interference report

According to a Washington Post investigation, in August the CIA gave then-President Obama a report that "detailed Russian President Vladimir Putin's direct involvement in a cyber campaign to disrupt and discredit the U.S. presidential race." The article's co-author, Greg Miller, joins "CBS This ...

Eye Opener at 8: Trump says he has no Comey tapes

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning." Subscribe to get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is getting married

Mnuchin is getting married Saturday to Actress Louise Linton

Trump says he has no Comey tapes despite former tweet

President Trump says he "did not make" recordings of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. But he raised new questions about Robert Mueller, the special counsel handling the Russia investigation. Margaret Brennan reports.

There's a key problem for the Senate health care bill

Senate is supposed to vote next week to replace Obamacare but right now, Republicans don't have the votes needed to pass their measure

Did Putin try to help Trump, damage Clinton in 2016 election?

A report claims Russian President Vladimir Putin gave direct instructions to help elect Donald Trump as president. According to a Washington Post investigation, former President Obama received a secret CIA report in August that "captured Putin's specific instructions on the operation's audacious ...

GOP rift as Senate health care bill revealed

The Senate plan to replace Obamacare is already in danger. Right now Republicans do not have the 50 votes needed to pass their bill. Four of the 52 GOP senators say they're not ready to support the current version. Nancy Cordes reports.

Eye Opener: Senate health bill faces heavy opposition

Senate Republicans are searching for votes to pass their health care bill, but four GOP senators say they're not ready to support the legislation. Also, President Trump has answered his long-standing question over possible tapes of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. All that and ...

President of Koch-funded group thinks GOP Obamacare repeal efforts are falling short

On "The Takeout" podcast, Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips says Republicans should keep their word about a true repeal of the Affordable Care Act

Trump calls Mueller's friendship with Comey 'bothersome'

Asked whether special counsel should step down from Russia probe due to his friendship with fired FBI director, president replied, "We're going to have to see"

Johnny Depp: 'When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?'

Film star's remarks, apparently in jest, seem to refer to Presidents Trump and Lincoln

Trump calls Mueller's friendship with Comey 'bothersome'

Asked whether Mueller should step down from Russia probe due to his friendship with fired FBI director, president replied, "We're going to have to see"

Trump calls Mueller's friendship with Comey 'bothersome'

President commented on Mueller and the Russia investigation during a television interview recorded Thursday

How many states haven't elected a woman to the House?

Republican Karen Handel broke Georgia's glass ceiling by becoming the first woman from her state to ever be elected to the House of Representatives

Trump tweets he is 'very supportive' of Senate health care bill

At a campaign-style rally in Iowa Wednesday night, Mr. Trump said he wanted the Senate health care bill to have some "heart"

Ukrainian president leaves Washington buoyed by Trump's support

At the same time, Russian relations with U.S. are growing more tense

Senate Republicans roll out their alternative to Obamacare

Four Senate Republicans quickly announced their opposition to the health care bill, and others appear skeptical. On Facebook, former President Obama called the GOP plan "a massive transfer of wealth from middle class and poor families to the richest people in America." Nancy Cordes reports.

Investigators probe whether Trump associates got info from Russian hacks

CBS News has learned that so far there is no evidence that information taken from voter databases was used by Trump officials

Investigators probing if Trump campaign got info from Russian hacks

CBS News confirmed that congressional investigators are examining whether Trump campaign associates obtained information from hacked voter databases. Sources also say that 39 states showed signs of attempts to hack into voter systems. Jeff Pegues has more.

Trump says he doesn't have tapes of Comey conversations

Nearly six weeks after President Trump tweeted that fired FBI Director James Comey "better hope there are no 'tapes' of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press," Mr. Trump tweeted that he did not make, and does not have, any recordings. Julianna Goldman reports.

Obama: Senate proposal is 'not a health care bill'

Former President Obama issued a lengthy statement Thursday about the GOP Senate's health care bill

Protesters stage 'die-in' outside senate majority leader's office

After the release of the Senate's health care bill draft, protesters, many disabled, staged a "die-in" outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office.

Health care bill protesters stage 'die-in' outside McConnell's office

Protesters -- many disabled -- organized outside of the majority leader's office, chanting "No cuts to Medicaid! Save our liberty!"

What's in the Senate GOP's health bill?

After weeks of closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans released a "discussion draft" of the bill

At least 4 Senate Republicans oppose health care bill

Just three "no" votes from Republicans would torpedo the measure, assuming all Democrats vote against the bill and taking vice president's vote into account

Trump talks about building a solar southern wall

During his Iowa rally, the president suggested green energy could lower the bill for Mexico for southern border wall

Flashback: Can W.H. vow universal coverage under ACA replacement?

Everybody will have coverage that's better than what they had under Obamacare,' President Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, told Face the Nation in May

What Senate Republicans are saying about their health care bill

Senate Republicans released a 142-page "discussion draft" of their bill Thursday morning, giving lawmakers about a week to review it before a vote takes place

Super PAC supporting Trump launches six-figure ad buy

The establishment is shaken, angry, losing control,' the narrator of the ad says as pictures of James Comey and Kathy Griffin, among others, flash onscreen

Trump: I 'do not have' tapes of Comey conversations

He ended weeks of speculation Thursday about whether he recorded conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey

Paul Ryan hasn't read Senate health care bill but says, 'I've been briefed'

"I want to respect their process, so I'm not going to opine on the micro-details," said Ryan

Senate GOP unveils health care plan after weeks of secrecy

Senate Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of the bill Thursday. Mitch McConnell is aiming for vote on the bill before end of next week

Census: U.S. is aging, growing more racially diverse

The U.S. Census Bureau says the trend could put strains on government programs like Medicare and education

House GOP stalls on Russia, Iran economic sanctions

House Republican blame the Senate for stalling on the hugely popular bill

Senate health care bill to be released today

On Thursday Senate Republican leaders will release the full text of their health care bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. The draft has been kept under lock and key. Nancy Cordes reports.

Trump slams Democrats, Russia probe, media at Iowa rally

President Trump went to Iowa Wednesday to mock the people back in Washington. Mr. Trump used his first campaign-style rally since April to let out his frustration over ongoing investigations and his treatment by the press. Margaret Brennan reports.

GOP Senate health bill would cut Medicaid, end ACA tax increases

GOP senators are releasing their plan to replace Obamacare Thursday

What is the future of the Fourth Amendment under Trump?

As law enforcement technologies are improving, there's been little talk in the administration about privacy rights in the digital age

President Trump rallies base in Iowa

President Trump held a campaign-style rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Wednesday. Mr. Trump spoke about his healthcare plan, said he was working to cut taxes, and talked about eliminating "job-killing" regulations on businesses. Watch his full remarks.

Trump praises farmers in Iowa community college speech

"My administration will always support the farmer," president said at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Trump holds campaign-style rally in Iowa

He announced that he was going to introduce legislation "very shortly" barring immigrants from having access to welfare during their first five years in the country

'Front Row Joes,' steadfast Trump supporters, rate the president

Group attending a rally in Iowa applauds President Trump's fight against his perceived adversaries

Congressional Black Caucus rejects Trump's invitation

Caucus says concerns discussed during March meeting "fell on deaf ears"

FBI releases new details on Alexandria shooter's last days

The FBI says James Hodgkinson acted alone when he fired 60 shots at the House Republicans' baseball practice, wounding Congressman Steve Scalise and several others. In the days leading up to the shooting, Hodgkinson acted like a tourist, taking pictures at landmarks around Washington. Chip Reid ...