Defense Department Inspector General Probes Flynn, Red Line Stations Reopen

Defense Department Inspector General Probes Flynn

The Defense Department is launching a formal investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s payments from foreign governments. In a Capitol briefing today, Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings said the Pentagon warned Flynn against receiving payments for consulting work overseas. Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal said Flynn is guilty of “flagrant violations” of federal regulations against former military officers accepting money from foreign governments. President Trump fired Flynn amid questions about conversations he had with Russia’s ambassador before Trump took office.

Red Line Stations Reopen

Trains are moving once again on the Red Line following a horrible morning commute. The transit agency says all stations have reopened and trains are no longer single tracking. Passengers should expect residual delays in both directions, however, following earlier emergency repairs at Metro Center. It comes following a smoke incident inside a tunnel at Metro Center that happened at the height of the morning commute.

Dunbar HS Briefly Evacuated After Fumes

The students at Dunbar High School are back in class after a brief hazmat situation. DC Fire and EMS say fumes were reported in the building around 9:00 this morning. Officials believe fuel-soaked soil from a nearby construction scene was the source of the gas odor. Faculty and staff were evacuated for around an hour before being allowed back in.

 

 

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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.

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