Trump Calls Son ‘High-Quality Person’, Hottest Weather Of The Year Starts Today

Trump Calls Son ‘High-Quality Person’

President Trump is praising his son’s transparency in releasing emails in connection with his meeting with a Russian attorney.  White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders read a statement from the President today. The younger Trump released the full chain of emails that came before the meeting with the Russian in June of 2016. The meeting was set up by a friend named Rob Goldstone who said the Russian had incriminating information about Democrat Hillary Clinton. Sanders told reporters to direct further questions to Trump Jr.’s legal counsel.

Crews Still Looking Into Cause Of Marine Plane Crash

Investigators are still looking to find what caused a fatal crash involving a Marine Corps refueling plane in the Mississippi Delta. At a news conference in Itta Bena, Mississippi today, Marine Major Andrew Aranda said the KC-130T was on a training flight from Cherry Point, North Carolina to El Centro, California about 113 miles east of San Diego. Aranda said 15 Marines and one Navy Corpsman were killed in the fiery crash that spread debris for mile. The plane went down in a field about 85 miles north of Jackson. Aranda said there is no reason to believe foul play was involved.

Hottest Weather Of The Year Starts Today

As the mercury rises this week, weather records could fall. Temperatures today, tomorrow and Thursday are expected to reach the high 90s, which will be the hottest of the year. The record for today and tomorrow at Reagan National Airport is 99-degrees, and the record for Thursday is 100. With the heat index, it could feel like 105 degrees today and tomorrow and 110 on Thursday.

FBI HQ Staying In DC

A potential move that had many in the area excited will not happen. The General Services Administration has decided not to move the FBI headquarters from Northwest, DC. Officials in Prince George’s and Fairfax counties hoped the agency would move to their communities, and DC officials hoped the FBI building could get new life. Those jurisdictions will be officially notified of the decision today, which is being blamed on a lack of federal funding.

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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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