Israel's defense minister has issued a warning: his country is ready to strike Iran, and he believes they're only weeks away from getting the material it needs for a nuclear weapon. This warning comes as Israel blames Iran for a deadly drone attack on an oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz, a provocation many consider a power play by the new hard-line government that is now in power in Tehran. Mideast bureau chief Chris Mitchell is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
And, it's been all about infrastructure on Capitol Hill this week, and Senate lawmakers finally appear close to passing a bipartisan bill. House leadership, however, has refused to consider the bill unless a second, much more expensive "human infrastructure" bill comes through with it. Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson has the details on today's episode.