"Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the failed troops. My decision to attack at this time and place was based upon the best information available. That's other people's fault. The troops, the air and the Navy failed to do all that Bravery and devotion to duty could do. If any blame or fault attaches to the attempt it is not to me. It just snuck up and I accept no responsibility at all." read more
Acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell has declined to appear before Congress on Tuesday to speak about foreign election threats, citing apprehension about his preparedness to address sensitive subjects that tend to upset the president, according to three people familiar with the matter. read more
Trump continued: "I never heard those numbers. I would've been shocked. I would've said, 'Does anybody die from the flu? I didn't know people died from the flu.' ... And again, you had a couple of years where it was over a 100,000 people died from the flu." read more
In a secure facility underneath the Capitol, members of Congress stopped by all last week to review two classified annexes to the Afghan peace accord with the Taliban that set the criteria for a critical element of the agreement: What constitutes enough "peace" for the United States to withdraw its forces? read more
Guess where Trump will spend the third straight weekend?