It was an extraordinary scene at the White House Thursday. Chief of staff John Kelly, whose son was killed in Afghanistan, defended President Trump's handling of a condolence call to the widow of a fallen soldier. The retired general blasted the congresswoman who had criticized the president.
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.
Former President George W. Bush made no mention of President Trump Thursday, but his focus was clear. He suggested that an "America first" mindset is destroying our democracy. Former President Barack Obama also spoke out Thursday. Margaret Brennan reports.
Former President Obama went back out on the campaign trail Thursday, stumping for New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. Mr. Obama spoke about America wanting to go forward, not back, and received a very warm welcome from the crowd. Watch his remarks here.
White House Chief of staff Gen. John Kelly made an unexpected appearance in the White House briefing room to put to rest questions about the controversy stirred by President Trump about the calls made by presidents to families of fallen soldiers