"The real game changer will be the president," said a vice president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums.
A trickle of revelations that damaged his standing in opinion polls and contributed to a sense of arrogance at the heart of government seems like a memory.
The bus fire is the latest chapter of commuting hell on Route 495. A viaduct connecting the New Jersey Turnpike to the Lincoln Tunnel is also being rebuilt.
Turkish media said four to five rounds were fired from a moving car, targeting a security booth. One bullet hit a window, but no one was hurt, it said.
The fire shut off access to Yosemite National Park's biggest attractions at the height of the summer season.