Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The U.S. economy grew more slowly than expected in the first quarter. Mitt Romney clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a win in the Texas primary. A jury found former Sen. John Edwards not guilty on one count against him and the judge declared a mistrial on the others. Major Garrett of National Journal, Susan Page of USA Today and Juan Williams of Fox News join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

The U.S. economy grew more slowly than expected in the first quarter. Mitt Romney clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a win in the Texas primary. A jury found former Sen. John Edwards not guilty on one count against him and the judge declared a mistrial on the others. Major Garrett of National Journal, Susan Page of USA Today and Juan Williams of Fox News join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

Juan Williams

political analyst, Fox News.

Susan Page

Washington bureau chief for USA Today.

Major Garrett

congressional correspondent, National Journal.

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A judge declared a mistrial on five counts in former Sen. John Edwards' corruption case. National Journal congressional correspondent Major Garrett called the jury "nothing if not diligent." He said it's likely the government will accept the outcome and not try Edwards in court again. Fox News political analyst Juan Williams said Edwards was supposed to be the future John F. Kennedy of the Democratic Party, but now "is so laden with baggage."

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