Trump Lashes Out Media, Clinton Campaign Over Groping Allegations
Donald Trump is lashing out at the media and the Clinton campaign amid new allegations of groping and kissing women. At a campaign event in Florida today, the Republican presidential nominee called the allegations totally and absolutely false. Trump told cheering supporters that both Bill and Hillary Clinton are criminals.
Michelle Obama Blast Trump For Comments About Women
Michelle Obama is weighing in on Donald Trump’s lewd comments about women in a 2005 recording. Campaigning for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire today, the First Lady said hearing Trump speaking about groping women shook her to her core in a way she didn’t expect. She blasted Trump for describing the comments as “locker room banter” and said that label is an insult to decent men everywhere. She said Trump’s comments are painful, disgraceful and not befitting someone running for president of the United States.
NTSB Releases Preliminary Hoboken Crash Report
The NTSB is releasing a preliminary report on the Hoboken train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others. The release confirms earlier reports that the New Jersey Transit train was speeding at the time of the crash and the emergency brakes were deployed at the last second. The reports also noted that a number of the train’s key systems were destroyed in the accident. Rail service resumed Monday at the station and crews have erected a plywood wall to block off the area where the accident occurred last month.
PG Schools Still Cover AP Fees
Advanced Placement Exam fees will still be covered this school year by the Prince George’s County Public Schools. There were concerns the county would stop paying for the exams due to financial reasons. But a letter was sent home to parents today reassuring them of the fees being covered for at least one more year. School officials say they will revisit the practice next year, giving students and families what they say is adequate time to plan and adjust, if needed. They add that Prince George’s County has the only school system in the region that pays for AP Exams.
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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.