As Trump continues to explain Putin remarks, lawmakers continue to feud

WASHINGTON - A day after President Donald Trump walked back his statements on Russian meddling in U.S. elections, the issue still simmered Wednesday in Washington where some lawmakers said the president cannot make up for his "ridiculous" original statement.

Kyl to help shepherd Supreme Court nomination through Senate

The White House has tapped former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl as "sherpa" to help guide the Supreme Court nomination of U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh through the Senate, where he is expected to face a contentious confirmation process.