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President Trump is contradicting local Lebanese officials by suggesting that the deadly explosion that rocked Beirut was an "attack." Lebanon says a stockpile of confiscated explosives is to blame. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joins CBSN with more on that as well as new details on COVID-19 relief bill negotiations and the Trump campaign's lawsuit targeting Nevada over mail-in voting.
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