FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is out. While many expected him to retire this year, the abrupt timing of the announcement surprised many. The White House has denied that President Donald Trump's open dislike of the man (due to Democratic Party donations to his wife's failed campaign for the Virginia State Senate and the ongoing investigation of Russian collusion) played a role.
- Will Trump try to push out Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein next?
- The Cleveland Indians are removing the Chief Wahoo caricature—which many have deemed racist—from their uniforms starting next year.
- The House Intelligence Committee could vote this evening to publicly release the GOP-written memo that alleges that the FBI abused its intelligence authorities to snoop on President Donald Trump's campaign. They may also vote on whether to release a different interpretation explained in a memo by House Democrats.
- A former Hillary Clinton campaign manager said Clinton herself overruled a recommendation to fire a staffer accused of sexual harassment.
- Nobody seems to be supporting that leaked national security proposal for the federal government to nationalize and seize control of America's 5G networks. All five commissioners from the Federal Communications Commission have given it the thumbs' down. The Republican chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee bluntly said, "We're not Venezuela—we don't need to have the government run everything as the only choice."
The Democratic presidential hopeful tweeted that the company pays "a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers."
A Judge Called His Mandatory Sentence 'Excessive' and 'Wrong.' Less Than a Year Later He Died In Federal Prison
Frederick Turner was sentenced to a mandatory 40 years on nonviolent drug and firearm charges. He ended up in a high-security federal prison, and now he's dead.
Alice sends nude picture to her ex, Bob. Bob's new girlfriend (or maybe would-be girlfriend) Carol gets it and posts it online. Carol wouldn't be guilty under the state revenge porn statute, the court rules.
The Bureau of Land Management sees no Fourth Amendment concerns with searching American citizens for reasons to arrest them without probable cause when it comes to their event permits.