President Barack Obama defended Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Wednesday and said if there has been misconduct at the VA, it will be punished. Obama spoke after an Oval Office meeting with Shinseki and top aide Rob Nabors.
The open warring among Democrats over fast-track trade legislation, and the party's broader existential crisis on free trade, grew more pronounced Thursday as senior lawmakers announced a breakthrough on the trade bill.
Obama and Castro Likely to Meet at Summit of Americas
President Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro could see each other today at the Summit of the Americas. It could be another big step in normalizing relations with Cuba, but it's not without conflict and criticism. Major Garrett, who is traveling with the president, reports from Panama City.