FROM Dana Houle
Paul Ryan's busy day In the midst of a last-minute scramble to round up votes for the unpopular tax bill, news outlets are reporting that Speaker Paul Ryan is planning to retire after the 2018 elections -- and may be out of the speaker's chair even sooner. He's facing hard legislating ahead that could raise the ire of his conservative rivals. And his Democratic challenger in Wisconsin is showing surprising strength.
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 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.
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.