Weather May Have Contributed To Tragic Crash, White House: No Involvement In Fake Seth Rich Story,

Weather May Have Contributed To Tragic Crash

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is looking into whether the heavy rains last weekend contributed to a crash that killed a Virginia woman and two children. The bodies of 27-year-old Courtney Ashe, her 5-year-old son Cameron Martin and nine-year-old Jaylen Sills-Russell were discovered yesterday in a car that had overturned into a Leesburg creek. Police say the vehicle may have lost control prior to the crash. All three were last seen alive Friday as they left a family member’s house in Ashburn.

White House: No Involvement In Fake Seth Rich Story

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House had no involvement in pushing a false story about murdered Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich. In a White House briefing today, Sanders said President Trump had no knowledge about the story. Former Fox News contributor and police detective Rod Wheeler is suing the network. The lawsuit alleges that Trump allies conspired with Fox to promote a false story about Rich’s involvement with WikiLeaks.

Senate Will Vote This Evening On New FBI Chief

The Senate is expected to confirm Christopher Wray as FBI director later today. After a fairly smooth confirmation hearing Wray is set to replace fired FBI Director James Comey. Wray is a former top Justice Department official who has been in private practice for several years. He represented New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the “Bridgegate” scandal.

DC Introducing New Circulator Buses

The DC Circulator is introducing a new series of fuel efficient buses. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser will unveil 26 new buses this afternoon. They will use clean diesel technology, and feature USB charging ports and display screens for passengers. This wave will go into service this week, while a second batch of 14 battery-electric buses will enter the fleet in the fall.

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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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