Listen: President, Elijah Cummings And Congress discussed on The CBS Evening News
"These are like impartial people the Democrats trying to win twenty twenty. They're not gonna win with the people that I see and they're not gonna win against speed. The administration is trying to block at least three top officials from cooperating with lawmakers, including former White House counsel, Don Mcgann, who provided damaging testimony to special counsel, Robert Muller. I have been the most transparent president and administration in the history of our country by far the president has also sued house oversight chairman Elijah Cummings to keep his financial records a secret. I think what the president is doing extremely dangerous chairman Cummings accused the president of trying to prevent congress from doing its job is impossible to make to present accountable. It we cannot have access to information. The president says the White House should not have to cooperate with congressional investigations after it already did. So with the special counsel. Missile Democrats moved to impeach him. The president says he'll head to the supreme court. All also interesting to note today, Hillary Clinton who was the target of much of the Russian interference in two thousand sixteen election weighed in on how congress would respond to the mullahs report. What does she have to say Jeff in an op-ed Clinton acknowledges? She may not be the best messenger. But she encourages congress not to just focus on an upper down vote on peach mint, and instead to hold public hearings to build on what Muller uncovered she says, this is about national security, and as congress doesn't do anything that may involve in our adversaries to meddle again in two thousand twenty the latest force of from the White House tonight. Paula thanks in response to the Easter bombings, the president of St. long cast his Defense Secretary national police chief to step down today. They're accused of failing to act on intelligence reports before a wave of attacks killed at least three hundred fifty nine people including four Americans. Elizabeth Palmer is there. New security camera. Video shows two bombers in the Shangrila hotel elevator. They get out and moments later the blast. One of them was Moulavi Saharan in the middle in these images released by ISIS and behind the scarves two bombers who were brothers wealthy. And well, educated local men and one of the brothers wives secretary of state, Mike Pompeo told CBS's Mike morale the terrorists probably had outside help. I will say they every indication is that this was at the very least inspired by ISIS. The fact that the attack happened at all his a growing scandal here Muslim community leaders both frustrated and furious because they say they pointed the Sri Lankan security forces towards specific extremist threats years ago. But the security forces did nothing and now mosques here are closed and under armed guard the pill me Ahmed is vice president of the Muslim council of Sri Lanka cubic, fueling the backlash. He were afraid last night that you might be attacked. Yes. In fact, Muslims are shocked and saddened as everybody else on this island still grappling with the scale of a massacre. Elizabeth Palmer CBS news Colombo. Seven US service members have been killed in Afghanistan.."