Asked whether the White House wanted a woman on the panel, press secretary Sean Spicer said: “I think the more voices that we can put on a panel to get this done, the better.” Democrats sent a letter asking Republicans to include them in the process.
Senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah are on the panel. So are majority leader Mitch McConnell and his top three deputies.
2 The 18-day Flynn delay
Why did Donald Trump wait 18 days to fire national security adviser Michael Flynn after being warned of his compromised status on Russia? Spicer blamed the messenger and said he was “not aware of any” restrictions on Flynn’s security access after the warning.
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4 Comey testimony inaccurate – reports
Sources close to an FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email practices said director James Comey got it wrong when he testified that Clinton aide Huma Abedin had forwarded hundreds of thousands of emails to her husband. The fallout, if any, is unclear.
5 Not naming names
“You get the politicians you deserve,” Barack Obama told an audience in Milan. “And if you don’t vote and you don’t participate and you don’t pay attention, then you’ll get policies that don’t reflect your interests.”