.@charliecbs reports from Syria: "Coalition officials have released a statement saying while 'ISIS is on the verge of collapse and that the end of the physical caliphate is at hand,' they continue to pose a threat to the security of the region."
Virginia 7th graders discuss Gov. Ralph Northam and blackface: "I was thinking, how dumb would you have to be to like put paint on your face and then put it in your medical school yearbook and get it published?"
.@nancycordes reports: “Even if the president does sign this emergency declaration, all those funds might not go to a wall right away. That’s because he’s expected to face an array of legal challenges from Democrats and others - the president insists the law is 100% on his side.”
.@ScottPelley says McCabe told him the suggestion that Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein wear a wire into the WH to record potentially incriminating conversations with the president "came up more than once and it was so serious that he took it to the lawyers at the FBI to discuss it."
“As part of his plea deal, he faced up to 10 years in prison ... But by breaching his plea agreement, he now likely faces the rest of his life in prison. His only hope of avoiding that fate is a presidential pardon.” -@PaulaReidCBS reports on Paul Manafort
.@ScottPelley on what McCabe told @60Minutes: "There were meetings at the Justice Department at which it was discussed whether the vice president and a majority of the cabinet could be brought together to remove the president of the United States under the 25th Amendment."
"It was about 8 days in May in 2017, right after Jim Comey was fired, & McCabe describes a chaotic time. Especially at the DOJ when questions are being asked whether Jim Comey was fired to obstruct the Russia investigation, and if so, is the president an agent of Russia?" -Pelley
.: "To be fair here, the Turks have made outrageous allegations about having audios and videos – we’ve seen no evidence ... And Turkey itself does not have a great human rights record ... So the Turks have not exactly been playing this straight either." #Khashoggi
“Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without a doubt if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible.” Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman https://t.co/WZwnapOUxA
Can’t hold back the tears on this one. Today’s Opinion page of left blank except for this, “Today, we are speechless. This page is intentionally left blank today to commemorate victims of Thursday’s shootings at our office.”