Trump Takes Tax Victory Lap With Republicans, Alexandria Pastor Convicted For Fraud

Trump Takes Tax Victory Lap With Republicans

President Trump hosts Republican leaders at the White House to mark today’s passage of the massive GOP tax overhaul. The White House said a formal bill signing event will happen later. Passage of the massive tax package is the President’s first major legislative achievement.

Franken To Resign January 2nd

Senator Al Franken is set to resign on January 2nd. That’s according to a spokesperson for the Minnesota Democrat. Franken announced his resignation after numerous allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced earlier this year. West Virginia’s Democratic Senator Joe Manchin has recently come out and said he thought the Senate Democrats who asked him to step down had mistreated Franken. Senator-Designate Tina Smith is scheduled to be sworn in on January 3.

Alexandria Pastor Convicted For Fraud

An Alexandria pastor and his wife are heading to prison for defrauding members of their congregation. Terry Millender and his wife Brenda were convicted yesterday for using donations meant for missionary work to instead fund personal expenses and pay for a nearly two-million-dollar mansion. The Millenders had previously led the Victorious Life Church. They’ll be sentenced in March and face up to 20 years behind bars.

First Female Pitcher In The Negro Leagues Passes Away

Mamie Johnson is being remembered as a legend in the sports world. The first female pitcher in the Negro Leagues died Tuesday at the age 82. Johnson moved to Washington, DC in 1947 and shortly after played three years of professional baseball with the Indianapolis Clowns. During that time she won 33 games and lost only eight.

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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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