A top administration official said on Monday that it wasn't "constructive" for White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough to use the first name of an American being held by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) during a television interview...
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Vice President Biden admitted that he has to keep his attention from wandering.
A spokesman said the device poses no threat to White House personnel.
Iranian nuclear negotiations and the 2016 campaign also shared the spotlight.
"It is not what Islam is about," Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said.
"I think it's harmful to the U.S.-Israel relationship," Rep. Adam Schiff said.
McDonough pointed to efforts to "put the middle class first."
"Our policies on this are pretty well set," McDonough told "Fox News Sunday."