The announcement comes days after Sen. John McCain revealed he had surgery to remove a blood clot above his left eye. The Arizona Republican’s significance inside Congress is hard to overstate — and his absence, however long, will reverberate across the Capitol.
No issue has motivated GOP activists more over the past seven years than repealing Obamacare. And they’re furious that Senate Republicans got close to achieving big parts of that goal but are now on the verge of walking away altogether.
The president told the New York Times that he would not have selected Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known the former senator would step aside from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
The video led prosecutors to drop the felony drug case against a suspect who had been jailed for nearly six months. Baltimore police said the officer may have forgotten to turn on his body camera and was reconstructing the discovery.