News Roundup

DNC Lawsuit

  • The Democratic National Committee opened up a surprise legal suit against President Trump’s presidential campaign, Russian officials, and Wikileaks over the allegation that there was a conspiracy during the 2016 election cycle
  • The DNC’s chair, Tom Perez, said he began feeling pressure to bring the suit as early as winter 2017
  • Roger Stone, who is named as a defendant, called it a “left-wing conspiracy theory dressed up as a lawsuit”

Mike Pompeo Nomination

  • Current Director of the CIA Mike Pompeo is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, in which all Democrats, and one Republican, have said they will oppose him
  • Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the committee, said this outcome is the result of “partisan politics”
  • The committee action wouldn’t necessarily stall Pompeo’s confirmation before the full Senate, but it is being described as an unusual setback

Nude Waffle House Killer Still at Large

  • Four are dead and two wounded after a nude gunman opened fire at a Waffle House in Nashville
  • Hero James Shaw Jr. pulled the gun from the shooter and was shot in the hand, saying after that if he were going to die, he wanted the shooter to “have to work to kill me”
  • A manhunt is still underway for the assailant, who has fled

Pres. Trump White House Prepares for Official State Visit from French Pres. Emanuel Macron

  • The two will have an evening meal tonight at Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington
  • This is Trump’s first hosting of a state visit since he took power in January 2017
  • The major work between them is scheduled for Tuesday, where Macron will be pulling for the Iran nuclear deal, looking to pull European tariffs, and discussing the Syrian war

Conviction in Belgium Over Charge for Terror Attack

  • A Belgian court convicted the long survivor of a group accused of the Paris and Brussels terror attacks in 2015 and 2016
  • He and his co-defendant both received the maximum 20-year term in prison requested by prosecutors

Kate Middleton Gives Birth to Boy in London

  • The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy, her third child with Prince William
  • The baby weighs in at 8lbs. 7ozs.

Top Stories

New York Times: Public Servants Are Losing Their Foothold in the Middle Class

Washington Post: In travel ban case, Supreme Court must weigh ‘the president’ vs. ‘this president’


The Daily Caller: What Sparked The FBI Probe

Breitbart News: DeSantis Goes Trump — Dispatches Cease and Desist Letter to Stop Attack Ad with U.S. Sugar ‘Fingerprints’

Slate: Trump’s 2019 Nightmare

HuffPost: Baby Boy!

Buzzfeed: IT’S A BOY! 👑👶