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These are the victims of the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois – CNN

Saturday, February 16, 2019

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Trump’s Attempt to Circumvent Congress Leaves Uneasy Senate Republicans With Hard Choice – The New York Times

Saturday, February 16, 2019

“He is usurping congressional authority,” Senator Susan Collins of Maine, a veteran member of the Appropriations Committee, said in an interview. “If the president can reallocate for his purposes billions of dollars in federal funding that Congress has approved for specific purposes and have been signed into law, that has the potential to render the appropriations process meaningless.” Several other Senate Republicans publicly and privately joined Ms. Collins in describing…

Vatican Defrocks Former Cardinal McCarrick, Finds Him Guilty Of Sex Abuse – NPR

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Theodore McCarrick, shown in 2011, has been accused of abusing minors and adults over a nearly 50-year clerical career. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP Theodore McCarrick, shown in 2011, has been accused of abusing minors and adults over a nearly 50-year clerical career. Patrick Semansky/AP Updated at 10:14 a.m. ET The Vatican has defrocked former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, it said Saturday, making him the highest-ranking church official…

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders interviewed by special counsel Mueller’s office – NBC News

Saturday, February 16, 2019

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledged on Friday that she’s been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office. “The President urged me, like he has everyone in the administration, to fully cooperate with the special counsel. I was happy to voluntarily sit down with them,” she said in a statement. Sanders has been critical of the Mueller investigation, echoing her boss’s contention that it’s a “witch hunt.” The interview,…

California governor accuses Trump of keeping disaster money from wildfire survivors – CNBC

Saturday, February 16, 2019

<!– –> × MENU SEARCH QUOTES Politics California Gov. Gavin Newsom blasted President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency Friday and accused him of forgetting about the “real emergency” needs of survivors of the disastrous Camp Fire that destroyed most of the town of Paradise and killed 86 people. Newsom said there are still survivors waiting for federal disaster recovery money and people are suffering. He said $12 billion…

Shooter in deadly Illinois rampage had a gun with a laser sight, witness says – CNN

Saturday, February 16, 2019

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‘I didn’t need to do this.’ Critics say Trump quote undercuts national emergency for border wall – USA TODAY

Saturday, February 16, 2019

CLOSE President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to free up billions of dollars for a border wall. It’s a highly controversial move that Democrats and some Republicans have criticized as an overreach of his power. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Thirty minutes into an off-the-cuff defense of his decision to declare a national emergency to help build his border wall, President Donald Trump made an admission that may have…

Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick, Ex-Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse – The New York Times

Saturday, February 16, 2019

The Vatican’s news media outlet, the Vatican News, splashed the news of Mr. McCarrick’s dismissal from the clerical state across its website and detailed the history of allegations against him, noting that after the Archdiocese of New York had reported accusations to the Holy See in September 2017, “Pope Francis ordered an in-depth investigation.” It added that ahead of the coming meeting, it was worth recalling the pope’s recent call…

San Jose police shooting: Abducted UPS driver hailed for thwarting carjackers during chase – The Mercury News

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Click here if you are having trouble viewing the photo gallery or video on your mobile device. SAN JOSE — A UPS driver abducted during a carjacking on Thursday is being lauded for having nerves of steel. The armed carjackers seized his delivery truck and forced him to drive it, with law enforcement officers in pursuit. But he drove slowly so that the police could keep up and then, in…

CBS Goes With ‘The Price Is Right’ Over Conclusion Of President Trump’s Emergency Speech – Deadline

Saturday, February 16, 2019

National emergency on the border?  In one network’s news judgment, it was more important to say, “Come on, down!” CBS coverage of President Donald Trump’s televised address on his national emergency declaration ended 21 minutes before its conclusion, as the eye network opted to return viewers to game show The Price Is Right. All of the other broadcast and cable news networks carried the declaration and press conference on Friday afternoon to…

Who was Gary Martin? Alleged Illinois gunman seemed fine hours before killing co-workers – USA TODAY

Saturday, February 16, 2019

CLOSE A gunman opened fire at co-workers and police officers at a manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois. USA TODAY Before allegedly killing five of his co-workers, Gary Montez Martin went into his local Circle K convenience store for his almost daily purchase of a few cigars. He seemed fine, according to clerks at the store. “He came in almost every day and bought two or three Black & Mild cigars,” said Ricardo…

Mueller says searches yielded evidence of Roger Stone-WikiLeaks communications – CNBC

Saturday, February 16, 2019

<!– –> × MENU SEARCH QUOTES Politics U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller disclosed for the first time on Friday that his office has evidence of communications between Roger Stone, a longtime advisor to President Donald Trump, and WikiLeaks related to the release of hacked Democratic Party emails. In a court filing on Friday, Mueller’s office said it had gathered that evidence in a separate probe into Russian intelligence officers who…

Paul Manafort could get 19 to 24 years in prison and fined millions of dollars, prosecutors say – NBCNews.com

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors said Paul Manafort could go to prison for approximately 19 to 24 years and be required to pay fines and restitution totaling more than $28 million. In a sentencing memo filed in federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia, prosecutors said that under sentencing guidelines Manafort, who was President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, could get a long sentence and heavy fine. A longtime fixture…

Sarah Sanders interviewed by Mueller’s team in Russia probe – CNN

Saturday, February 16, 2019

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was interviewed by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller as part of his ongoing Russia investigation. CNN’s Erin Burnett reports. read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/15/politi… #sarahsanders #CNN #News

‘A recipe for disaster’? Trump’s border emergency drags the GOP into a risky fight ahead of 2020. – The Washington Post

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Sean Sullivan Josh Dawsey February 15 at 8:12 PM President Trump’s decision to unilaterally attempt to build his promised wall at the Mexico border is pulling his party into a tailspin of drama and unease — a move that could help his own 2020 reelection effort even at the expense of fellow Republicans, numerous GOP officials said on Friday. Trump’s bid to circumvent Congress puts GOP lawmakers — including many…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faces questions after her boyfriend gets congressional email account – Fox News

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Video Amazon disses Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on way out of NYC: ‘We don’t want to work in this environment’ The decision by tech giant Amazon to pull out of their plan to build a New York City headquarters was a stunning development, especially for those looking forward to the 25,000 new jobs Amazon promised to bring to the area. But now the fallout is ramping up as Amazon executives are blaming…

Aurora Mass Shooting: 6 Dead, Including Gunman, And 6 Officers Injured – CBS Chicago

Saturday, February 16, 2019

CHICAGO (CBS) — A gunman opened fire inside an Aurora manufacturing plant on Friday, killing five people and wounding six police officers. None of the victims have been identified yet. Authorities are providing an update at a 9 p.m. news conference. The suspect, identified as 45-year-old Gary Martin, exchanged gunfire with police as soon as officers entered the 29,000 square-foot building around 1:30 p.m. Feb. 15. He was killed by…

Mueller recommends a very lengthy sentence for Paul Manafort in sentencing memo – Vox.com

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller would like Paul Manafort to go to prison for a long, long time, according to a new sentencing memo he’s filed for Manafort’s case in Virginia. The special counsel did not recommend a specific sentence for Manafort, but as a ballpark, he said he agreed with the probation department’s proposed guidelines for a sentence of at least 19 and a half years. “Manafort acted for more…

NFL reaches financial settlement with Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid – AOL

Saturday, February 16, 2019

In a stunning decision, quarterback Colin Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid have reached a financial settlement with the NFL to withdraw their joint collusion complaints against the league and will take no further action in the case. While sources declined to offer specifics for the decision, Yahoo Sports was told on prior occasions that Kaepernick and Reid would only withdraw the complaint if a lucrative financial settlement was reached between the players…