FROM Justin Sink
Obama Welcomes Canadian Leader to Divisive US Politics For the first time in 19 years, the Prime Minister of Canada will get an official White House dinner tonight. Justin Trudeau joined the President this morning in a lengthy press conference , and both got questions about Donald Trump. We hear more from Justin Sink, who covers the White House for Bloomberg News .
Major Corporations Pledge to Reduce Carbon Footprints At the White House today, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted 13 of America's largest companies for what's called " The American Business Act on Climate Pledge ." In advance of this year's climate change summit in Paris, they've promised $140 billion in new investments to reduce their carbon footprints. Justin Sink is White House correspondent for Bloomberg News.
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?