Face The Nation
The White House and the heads of the intelligence committees in Congress are rejecting a plea for clemency by National Security Agency-contractor-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden.
“A visit to the website is kind of like a trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles in your state. … We’re going to do everything we can in the future to try to repeal it. But that requires a Republican Senate and a different president.” — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”
Speaking with Bob Schieffer on Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer said he is “cautiously hopeful” that the Senate can pick up where House negotiations have become deadlocked, and hopefully avoid the continued government shutdown through bipartisan Senate discussion.
In a Sunday interview with Charlie Rose, Syrian President Bashar Assad stated that he had nothing to do with an Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack, and that the U.S. has “no evidence” to justify a military attack.
Speaking on Sunday’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. John McCain stated that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his regime are “euphoric” about President Obama’s announcement seeking congressional authorization for military action.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell says the jury verdict that freed the killer of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was “questionable.” But he isn’t sure it will have staying power in the public consciousness.
Speaking with Bob Schieffer on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that Congress “should not be judged on how many new laws we create, we ought to be judged on how many laws that we repeal.”
Longtime CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer called out National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden during Sunday’s “Face the Nation.”
Longtime CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer took President Barack Obama to task for how his administration has handled recent scandals.
The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government’s seizure of AP journalists’ phone records was “unconstitutional” and already has had a chilling effect on newsgathering.