President Trump responded to a New York Times report, telling reporters that he did not ask acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker if a US attorney he appointed could oversee an investigation tied to himself after the US attorney in question had already recused himself from the probe.
Congressional leadership did not object when former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe informed them that the FBI had opened a counter-intelligence investigation into President Donald Trump, McCabe said. #CNN #News
Karl Lagerfeld, the creative director of Chanel and Fendi and one of fashion's most prolific figures, has died at the age of 85. #CNN #News
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he will make a second bid for the Democratic nomination for president. #CNN #News
Did the US ask Japan to nominate Trump for Nobel Prize? Jeanne Moos reports Japan's PM doesn't deny nominating Trump.
Residents along the US-Mexico border are coming together to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration's decision to build a wall using all or portions of their property. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.
CNN's Anderson Cooper questions President Trump's urgency and actions after declaring a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border.
California attorney general Xavier Becerra tells CNN's Kate Bolduan that "it is kind of awkward to say we are going to be suing the President of the United States on President's Day, but sometimes that's what you have to do." President Donald Trump's allies are mounting a stiff defense of his declaration of a national emergency amid increasing signs that the biggest threat to his border wall now comes not from Congress, but the courts. #CNN #News
CNN's Michael Smerconish says that liberal pressure that led to Amazon pulling its HQ2 project, and its estimated 25,000 jobs, from New York is a big win for President Donald Trump. #Trump #Smerconish #CNN #News
"Saturday Night Live" poked fun at President Donald Trump's press conference declaring a national emergency at the southern border, Trump tweeted that the show was "unfair."