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Jeff Pegues

Jeff Pegues

Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent, Washington D.C.
D.C.-area lawmakers disapprove of Trump plans for July 4 parade

D.C.-area lawmakers disapprove of Trump plans for July 4 parade

A group of 10 Democrats said the event would cost millions during an economic downturn and pose health risks to those who attend.
George Floyd​'s family says officers should "pay for what they did"

George Floyd​'s family says officers should "pay for what they did"

Protesters clashed with police​ in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday night over George Floyd's death.
Fully-armed Russian jets fly dangerously close to U.S. patrol plane

Fully-armed Russian jets fly dangerously close to U.S. patrol plane

The U.S. Navy has released disturbing images of two fully-armed Russian fighter jets that the Navy says flew dangerously close to a U.S. maritime patrol plane. The Navy says this is the third time in
Police say Connecticut murder suspect took Uber to Walmart after suspected killings

Police say Connecticut murder suspect took Uber to Walmart after suspected killings

The multistate manhunt for a University of Connecticut college senior suspected of killing two people continues. Police released new details about the alleged crimes and the suspected timeline. Errol
Elon Musk says SpaceX rocket launch is "a dream come true"

Elon Musk says SpaceX rocket launch is "a dream come true"

Wednesday's SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch will be the first time a private company will send humans into orbit. SpaceX founder Elon Musk reflects on what this historic moment means to him. Mark
Some cities reopen as other wait and watch

Some cities reopen as other wait and watch

Los Angeles says retailers can now begin letting customers shop under clear restrictions. Why are some areas going faster in reopening while others remain closed? David Begnaud reports.
Trump accuses Twitter of interfering in election after fact check flags on mail-in voting tweets

Trump accuses Twitter of interfering in election after fact check flags on mail-in voting tweets

President Trump lashed out at Twitter on Tuesday, accusing it of "interfering in the 2020 election." His tweet came after the social media platform added fact-check warnings to the president's tweets
Harris and Warren to speak at Texas Democratic convention

Harris and Warren to speak at Texas Democratic convention

Texas Democrats are planning the largest digital state political convention in the U.S.
Election security 2020: How prepared is U.S. for foreign threats?

Election security 2020: How prepared is U.S. for foreign threats?

In this episode of "Intelligence Matters," Morell speaks with Rosenberger about the breadth of foreign interference threats to the presidential election.
Eye Opener: Death of George Floyd sparks national outrage

Eye Opener: Death of George Floyd sparks national outrage

The death of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis, has sparked national outrage. All four police officers involved were fired. Also, President Trump is defending his response to the coronavirus
Trump warns China as Hong Kong protesters face crackdown and arrest

Trump warns China as Hong Kong protesters face crackdown and arrest

Mounting anger over China's plans to exert more power over Hong Kong spark clashes, with pepper pellets fired and almost 300 arrests.
Video shows Russian pilots buzz U.S. spy plane again

Video shows Russian pilots buzz U.S. spy plane again

The U.S. military released video of the incident, showing the Russian aircraft flying close to the wing of the American surveillance plane.
States weigh vote-by-mail options amid Trump and GOP opposition

States weigh vote-by-mail options amid Trump and GOP opposition

In a joint effort, the Republican National Committee and the Trump campaign have vowed to pour $20 million into voting-related fights nationwide, opposing vote-by-mail initiatives in battleground
U.K. domestic violence charity sees calls surge 66% during COVID lockdown

U.K. domestic violence charity sees calls surge 66% during COVID lockdown

"Refuge" says visits to its website have also gone up 950% since stay-at-home orders were issued in March.
Only half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine, poll shows

Only half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine, poll shows

Among the fifth who told AP/NORC Center pollsters they wouldn't, safety worries were the top concern.
George Floyd death sparks large protests, confrontations with police

George Floyd death sparks large protests, confrontations with police

Videos show police using smoke bombs or tear gas, as well as flash grenades, against the demonstrators.
CBS Evening News, May 26, 2020

CBS Evening News, May 26, 2020

Trump mocks Biden for wearing a face mask; Musicians play "Taps" across America to honor veterans on Memorial Day
Grassley unsatisfied with justification for IG firings

Grassley unsatisfied with justification for IG firings

Senator Chuck Grassley said the White House's explanation for ousting inspectors general is insufficient.
LA retail stores to reopen with in-person shopping, mayor says

LA retail stores to reopen with in-person shopping, mayor says

Personal service locations like hair salons will not yet be permitted to reopen, and dining in at restaurants still won't be allowed.