Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Rodney O'Neal (R), Chief Executive Officer and president of Delphi Automotive PLC, listens while Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer of the General Motors Company, speaks during a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee's Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill July 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.   - BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Rodney O'Neal (R), Chief Executive Officer and president of Delphi Automotive PLC, listens while Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer of the General Motors Company, speaks during a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee's Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill July 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The White House faces resistance to spending for the border crisis. Top GM officials testify before Congress on the company’s delayed ignition switch recall. And the House passes a temporary highway funding bill. Diane and a panel of journalists discuss the week's top news.

With two weeks to go before August recess, Congress scrambles to craft legislation to address the border crisis. Around the country, more and more communities protest the arrival of immigrant children. Top executives from General Motors testify again on Capitol Hill over the company’s handling of the faulty ignition-switch recall. Senators question why G.M.’s top lawyer still has his job. The House votes to temporarily fund the Highway Trust Fund just weeks before money runs out. And Citibank agrees to a $7 billion dollar settlement with the U.S. government over their role in the mortgage crisis. Diane discusses the week in news with a panel of reporters.

Guests

Jeff Mason

White House correspondent, Reuters

Damian Paletta

economic policy reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Eleanor Clift

political writer, The Daily Beast. She is a regular panelist on the McLaughlin Group.

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