Thousands Participate In ‘Not My President’s Day’, Elderly Woman Charged In Beating Death

Thousands Participate In ‘Not My President’s Day’

Thousands of people are taking advantage of the President’s Day holiday to participate in demonstrations against President Trump. Rallies are scheduled in more than two-dozen cities today in opposition to the Trump administration. Dubbed “Not My President’s Day,” protesters were gathering from Washington, DC and New York to Chicago and Los Angeles. The rallies continue a pattern of almost daily marches and protests since Trump took office January 20th.

Elderly Woman Charged In Beating Death

A man is dead and an unlikely suspect is under arrest. A 76-year-old woman is accused of beating to death 65-year-old Walter Clark with a bat. It happened in DC Friday on 21st Street, Northeast. Police are charging Thomasine Bennett with first-degree murder while armed but have not said what led to the beating.

Trump Tweets Again About Sweden

President Trump is talking about Sweden again. Sunday the President pointed to a report on Fox News to explain a remark possibly suggesting there was a terror attack in Sweden. On Twitter, Trump said the Fox News story addressed concerns about immigrants going into Sweden. Today Trump tweeted — quote — “Give the public a break – The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is working out just beautifully. NOT!”

More Rain Headed To An Already Soggy Northern California

Drenched Californians are saying enough with the rain already. Another soaking rainstorm is heading to an already soggy Northern and Central California. Forecasters warn this latest storm system is likely to center on central California between the Sacramento and San Francisco-areas. The National Weather Service predicts “excessive rainfall” over the Bay Area through tonight. With two-to-four inches of rain possible, forecasters say the added rain may lead to flooding and mudslides on an already soaked landscape. The weather service has issued a flood warning from now through early Tuesday for the entire Sacramento Valley.

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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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