Washington’s week of scandals. CNN is in the field surveying what Americans think. The president says his team has come clean. Republicans might be over-playing their hand. We’ll release the results of CNN’s new poll and get reaction from White House Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer.
Plus, response from one of President Obama’s toughest critics, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) on the IRS targeting conservative groups, the Justice Department probe of AP phone records and the Benghazi investigation.
Then, the lasting impact of the controversies on the president’s legacy and what it means for his second term agenda with USA Today’s Susan Page, Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile, Republican Strategist Ana Navarro, and CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin.
Tune in Sunday at 9am and Noon ET.
ON STATE OF THE UNION
Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) talked to Candy about the Benghazi hearings saying "clearly politics was at play" in the editing of the talking points after the attack and revelations that the IRS targeted some Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny: “It is absolutely chilling that the IRS was singling out conservative groups for extra review. And I think that it's very disappointing that the president hasn't personally condemned this and spoken out.”
CNN's State of the Union panel weighs in on the IRS targeting Tea Party groups controversy.
Amb. Thomas Pickering, Chair of the Benghazi Accountability Review Board, responds to the ongoing Benghazi hearings.
Sen. Susan Collins (R) Maine said "It is absolutely chilling that the IRS was singling out conservative groups for extra review." She also said it was "disappointing" that Pres. Obama hasn't condemned the IRS action yet.
Sen. Susan Collins (R) Maine, weighs in on the ongoing Benghazi hearings.
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