FROM Alex Sosnowski
East Coast Braces for Storm of a Century President Obama has cancelled campaign appearances and returned to the White House to coordinate federal agencies working with states and localities. Saying the storm has "fatal potential," he warned those in the path to pay attention. "Please listen to what your state and local officials are saying. When they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate." Alex Sosnowski, expert senior meteorologist for AccuWeather , joins us from State College, Pennsylvania. Photo: President Obama receives an update on the ongoing response to Hurricane Sandy at the National Response Coordination Center at FEMA headquarters in Washington, DC, October 28, 2012. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
Heat Wave Continues to Break Record Highs Last month, more than 3200 temperature records were broken in the United States. Last week alone, more than 2000 went down. Thunderstorms could ruin a lot of picnics and fireworks displays on Independence Day, and the center of the country may be looking at unusual heat, possibly into August. That's according to Alex Sosnowski, Expert Senior Meteorologist at AccuWeather .
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.
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.
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?