From the "60 Minutes"/Washington Post report on drug distributors and the opioid crisis to a U.S.-backed Syrian force declaring victory over ISIS, take a look back at the week that was on "CBS This Morning."
In our ongoing series, Issues That Matter, House Speaker Paul Ryan joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss tax reform after the Senate's crucial vote for a budget blueprint Thursday night. Ryan says they will close loopholes that disproportionately benefit the wealthy and create a fourth bracket where the revenue will go to the middle class. He also talks about why identity politics is wrong and divisive.
Former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama are offering sharp criticism of the current political climate. Neither mentioned President Trump during unrelated appearances Thursday, but both men appeared to rebuke him. Julianna Goldman reports.
Four U.S. soldiers in Niger were not expecting enemy contact when they were ambushed and killed earlier this month by a group of about 50 fighters affiliated with ISIS. Senate Armed Services Committee members want formation and may use a subpoena to get it. David Martin reports.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is passionately defending President Trump and his comments to the wife of a soldier killed in Niger. The retired Marine general said Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson had no business listening when the president spoke to the widow. Chip Reid reports.
Republicans in Washington moved closer to overhauling the federal tax code. The Senate approved a $4 trillion budget plan after a late-night debate. The vote was along party lines, 51 to 49. Nancy Cordes reports.
Chief of Staff John Kelly gets emotional in a remarkable White House news conference talking about his son's death in Afghanistan. Also, the Senate clears the way for tax reform by narrowly approving a $4 trillion budget. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
CBS News' chief Washington correspondent and "Face the Nation" host John Dickerson discusses White House chief of staff John Kelly's deeply personal and political appearance in the briefing room Thursday.