Rosenstein Briefs House, Suspect Leads Police On Stolen Ambulance Chase

Rosenstein Briefs House

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is standing by his memo criticizing ousted FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. But he says the memo was never intended to be used as a justification for Comey’s dismissal. Bloomberg reports that in prepared remarks for his meetings with senators and House members, Rosenstein said that despite his “personal affection” for Comey, he thought it was appropriate for President Trump to seek a new leader. Rosenstein briefed House members behind closed doors today and senators yesterday. He also talked about his appointment of a special counsel in the Russia meddling investigation.

Suspect Leads Police On Stolen Ambulance Chase

A suspect is in custody after stealing an ambulance and leading Prince George’s County Police on a chase. Officials say an unoccupied ambulance was stolen from Prince George’s Hospital Center around 6:00 this morning. The vehicle was heading towards Charles County before police laid down a spike strip. Authorities eventually caught up to the ambulance in Camp Springs and arrested the suspect around 7:20 a.m.

Extra Education Funding Not Enough To Avoid Cuts

Adding more money to schools isn’t keeping schools from having to subtract. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser last month announced she was spending an extra 100-million-dollars on the city’s public schools and the DC Council yesterday approved even more money for schools. Still, some schools say the extra money isn’t enough to avoid layoffs. Council member David Grosso said yesterday at a committee meeting that if adjusted for inflation, the city is spending less on education than it did almost ten years ago.

Disgraced Congressman Weiner Pleads Guilty In Sexting Investigation

Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner is pleading guilty in his latest sexting scandal. The tearful 52-year-old politician pled guilty today to a single charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. Weiner admitted he exchanged sexually explicit messages with a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina during a brief appearance in Manhattan federal court. Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 after being accused of sending explicit texts to several women.

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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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