President Trump has sent mixed messages on several major issues this week, including gun control and a payroll tax cut. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang and The Hill's Julia Manchester joined CBSN to discuss.
The revelation came a day after Trump called off a trip to Denmark, saying in a tweet that he postponed the visit because the country's leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States.
MacLean, a 28-year veteran of the Park Police, has been criticized for his silence during the Bijan Ghaisar investigation. He will oversee the Park Police and six other federal law enforcement programs.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Thursday he was "deeply concerned" by wildfires that have devoured large sections of the Amazon rainforest, blanketing several Brazilian cities in thick smoke. "I'm deeply concerned by the fires in the Amazon rainforest. In the midst of the global climate crisis, we cannot afford more damage to a major source of oxygen and biodiversity," he said on Twitter. "The Amazon must be protected." The extent of the area damaged by fires has yet to be determined but smoke has choked Sao Paulo and several other Brazilian cities. Forest fires tend to intensify during the dry season, which usually ends in late October or early November, as land is cleared to make way for crops or grazing. But the WWF has blamed this year's sharp increase on accelerating deforestation in the Amazon, which is seen as crucial to keeping climate change in check. "Even out here in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean I hear about the record amount of devastating fires in the ...