Senator Jeff Flake remarks on Senate floor condemning President Trump’s attacks on the media. Senator Flake begins his remarks saying, “Near the beginning of the document that made us free, our Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote “we hold these truths to be self-evident”. So, from the very beginning, our freedom has been predicated on the truth.” Also in his remarks, “We are told via twitter that today the president intends to announce his choice for the “most corrupt and dishonest” media awards. It beggars belief that an American president would engage......
Watching the news, it seems like ethnic divides are ever-deepening. But how can we solve these complicated problems when each side lives in fear of the other? The answer is simple, argues Syrian-American poet Amal Kassir – it starts with, “What’s your name?” Amal, a young Muslim-American and native Coloradan, found a platform for her voice growing up working in her family’s restaurant. She has been writing poetry since she was a child and has performed in eight countries, sharing her verse everywhere from youth prisons to orphanages to refugee camps. This......
“It doesn’t seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death day after day in schools,” Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said hours after the Parkland, Florida school shooting, condemning the failure of lawmakers to deal with the issue. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews Watch CBSN live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7 Follow CBS News on Instagram HERE: https://www.instagram.com/cbsnews/ Like CBS News on Facebook HERE: http://facebook.com/cbsnews Follow CBS News on Twitter HERE: http://twitter.com/cbsnews Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered......