margaret brennan

margaret brennan

Face the Nation Moderator & CBS News Sr Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Eamon’s Mom, USMC wife, dog lover, UVA alum, CT Yankee, Sag Harbor native

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This says @SecPompeo  called for a “significant reduction in violence” during his meeting with the Taliban.

And we're on the air with a @CBSNews  special President-elect@JoeBiden  introduces key members of his national security team.

@CBSDavidMartin  reports that the Pentagon expects @realDonaldTrump  to order a withdrawal of troops from #Afghanistan  from the current 4,500-5,000 down to 2,500 by mid January, as well as a reduction in #Iraq  from 3,000 to 2,500, according to a U.S. defense official.  @CBSNews 

“We do not support closing schools,” @VP  says and mentions that @cdc  does not either despite what he cites as rising # cases and hospitalizations due to #COVID19 .

Dr Fauci says high priority individuals may get #COVID19  vaccine doses starting next month but that public health measures need to be doubled down on now.

@cmyeaton  @FaceTheNation . @UPMC_CHS  is @CDCgov  advising Americans against traveling for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and cautions that if they’re celebrating to do so only with people who have been in their house for the past 14 days. What do we know about household transmission of ? #COVID19 


"Trump might be ridiculous for the rest of the world, but he is sane and wise man for the Taliban," a Sr Taliban member told @Samiyousafzai  of hope for a Trump 2020 win. @TimMurtaugh  told @CBSNews  that the campaign rejects the endorsement. #campaign2020 

"I have never seen a virus or any pathogen that has such a broad range of manifestations,” Fauci tells the @FT . “Even if it doesn’t kill you, even if it doesn’t put you in the hospital, it can make you seriously ill.” @NIH  #COVID19 

From CBS' Pat Milton: Steve Bannon was taken into custody today by US Postal Service agents. He's expected to be arraigned today before a US magistrate. @SDNYnews  alleges he had a role in defrauding donors as part of an online crowdfunding campaign known as “We Build the Wall”

If you're wondering why the US press doesn't have pictures of Secretary Tillerson at the Kremlin, that's because he ditched his press pool

Breaking - our David Martin reports that will order SecDef Mattis to leave his Pentagon post immediately rather than work through the February 28 date he cited in his resignation letter. Deputy Patrick Shanahan to step into role. SAO confirmed.

Qatar just signed a $12B deal with the US to buy F-15 fighter jets - 5 days ago @POTUS  accused it of funding terrorism at the highest levels

Breaking - Brett McGurk, the President’s envoy to the coalition against ISIS, has resigned his post effective December 31. He had planned to exit in 2019 but accelerated the departure due to disagreement with the snap decision to pullout of Syria.

Volker’s testimony essentially describes @MayorRGiuliani  as the most influential person shaping the views @realDonaldTrumpf  regarding Ukraine.

Here's the transcript of our @FaceTheNation  interview with Attorney General Bill Barr.