going to authorize us to confirm we had an investigation. she said, yes, but don't call it that. call it matter. i said, why would i do that. and she said, just call it a matter. and, again, you look back in hindsight, co'do you think i should have re1i69ed harder. i looked back and thought this isn't a hill i should be dying on. they opened the matter. they all reported the fbi has an investigation opened. that concerned me because that language tracked the way the campaign was talking about the fbi's work and that's concerning. >> now, lynch associates said using the word "matter" just follows just it department policy where officials don't confirm or deny an ongoing investigation. >>> bob woodward is an editor with the "washington post." e's no stranger. he's one of the reporters who broke the watergate story that led to the resignation of president nixon. good morning. welcome. >> thank you. >> this began as a probe into whether russia was colluding with the trump transition team. where are we on the big story? >> that is the question. the big story is about what russia did. that'
congressional leadership and to the president for responding to this act of terror in a way that gives us hope that whatever our differences, we will always be the united states of america. thank you for that. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off. we're pleased to have jeff glor with us. the number three in the house of representatives, steve scalise is in critical condition shot by a man with a rifle during baseball practice. cell phone video captured the scene yesterday in alexandria, virginia. a group of gop lawmakers were practicing for tonight's charity game against democrats. >> four people were shot including scalise who was medevaced by helicopter for emergency surgery. doctors say a bullet tore through his abdomen, breaking bones and damaging internal organs. president trump and first lady melania visited him last night. mr. trump also met capitol police officers crystal greiner. she was hit in the ankle when she returned fire. lobbyist mike mika and zachary barth were also shot. capitol police officer david bailey and congressman roger williams were injured.
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