Mont. Co. Mother, Infant Daughter Go Missing, White House Staff Secretary Resigns After Abuse Allegations

Mont. Co., Mother, Infant Daughter Go Missing

Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 20-year-old woman who has gone missing with her two-month-old daughter. Police say Kelsey Lewis and her daughter Alana were last seen yesterday leaving a doctor’s appointment in Clarksburg. Lewis is African-American, about five-foot-four, 160 pounds with black curly hair and brown eyes. Police say her young daughter should also be with her. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 301-279-8000.

Plane Slides On Slick Taxiway At BWI Airport

Slick conditions are affecting air travel at BWI Airport. Folks trying to escape the winter weather on a Southwest Airlines flight to Montego Bay, Jamaica got a bit of a scare when their Boeing 737 slid sideways on a taxiway as it prepared for takeoff around 10:00 this morning. The plane was eventually towed to a gate and passengers were ferried to the airport terminal. The FAA plans to look into what happened.

White House Staff Secretary Submits Resignation After Abuse Allegations

A senior White House aide is stepping down over allegations of domestic abuse. Rob Porter denies the claims, but Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed his resignation today. The “Daily Mail” is reporting charges of domestic abuse from Porter’s two former wives, with one picture showing an ex with a black eye. Sanders read a statement from Porter, calling the accusations outrageous and part of a smear campaign against him. Sanders said Porter will stay on for awhile to ensure a smooth transition. Porter has been linked romantically with White House Communications Director Hope Hicks.

Former VP Joe Biden Calls President Trump A ‘Joke’

According to former Vice President Joe Biden, President Trump is a joke. Speaking to CNN, Biden said he can’t help but marvel at some of the things Trump says, like when he called Democrats “un-American and treasonous” for failing to applaud his State of the Union address. The former V-P accused Trump’s attacks on the FBI and Department of Justice of playing into Russian efforts to sow fear in the United States. In the wide-ranging interview, Biden also said if he were one of the president’s lawyers, he couldn’t recommend sitting down with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, noting that when it comes to words, Trump has “problems with precision.”

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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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