February 16, 2018 Must Reads

* **BREAKING NEWS – THIRTEEN RUSSIAN NATIONALS INDICTED FOR ELECTION INTERFERENCE We will address in detail next week, but for now, see https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/16/us/politics/russians-indicted-mueller-election-interference.html ***   1. For the latest on the Florida school shooting we point you to a couple of sources, one domestic, one foreign. First, The Miami Herald has been offering up-to-the-minute information.…

February 9, 2018 Must Reads

**************BREAKING: Read this story in The New York Times this morning: “President Trump on Friday morning signed into law a far-reaching budget deal that will boost spending by hundreds of billions of dollars and allow the federal government to reopen after a brief shutdown.” Details are still being reported, but this is the overview as of 9 a.m.: “[The bill] includes about…

February 2, 2018 Must Reads

*******BREAKING NEWS: Republicans release their secret memo accusing the FBI of political bias in seeking surveillance of a member of the Trump campaign and of generally favoring Democrats. See number 3 below. Full story here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/02/us/politics/trump-fbi-memo.html.******** 1. We will report on Trump’s State of the Union Address, since it did dominate the early-week news cycle.…

January 26, 2018 Must Reads

1. On Thursday night, The New York Times broke the story that President Trump tried to fire Robert Mueller in June. “President Trump ordered the firing last June of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, according to four people told of the matter, but ultimately backed down after the White…