Lebanese Defence Minister Elias Murr rejects military offers from the United States after $100 million due to Lebanon is blocked by the United States House of Representatives.
An investigation is opened into U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R–FL) over whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl and violated federal sex trafficking laws by allegedly paying her to travel with him. Gaetz denied the allegations.
Several Federal officials, including National Security Agency (NSA) Director Keith Alexander, testify at a hearing held by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee over government surveillance programs whose existence was leaked earlier this month.
Voters in Nevada's 2nd congressional district go to the polls for a special election to replace former member of the United States House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, with Republican Mark Amodei defeating Democrat Kate Marshall.