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Candidates for Virginia Governor Employ Trump as a Barometer

Mr. Northam, a low-key Army veteran who twice voted for President George W. Bush before entering politics, is hardly the picture of the so-called liberal “resistance” to the president. But as he attempts to succeed Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a fellow Democrat who, by law, cannot seek consecutive terms, Mr. Northam is using strikingly caustic language to galvanize Virginia voters who are appalled by the president, but may be reluctant to vote in an off-year governor’s race. “As we say on the Eastern Shore, he lies like a rug,” Mr. Northam,…

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New WH comms director deletes old tweets contradicting Trump

A day after accepting a top White House job, President Trump’s new communications director announced Saturday that he’s deleting old tweets that were critical of his new boss, saying his own views have evolved and that what he said in the past shouldn’t be a distraction. Full transparency: I’m deleting old tweets. Past views evolved & shouldn’t be a distraction. I serve @POTUS agenda & that’s all that matters — Anthony Scaramucci (@Scaramucci) July 22, 2017 “Full transparency: I’m deleting old tweets. Past views evolved & shouldn’t be a distraction….

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Ezekiel Elliott Domestic Violence Accuser Speaks Out, ‘Very Toxic Relationship’

Ezekiel Elliott Dom. Violence Accuser Speaks Out ‘Very Toxic Relationship’ EXCLUSIVE The woman who accused Ezekiel Elliott of domestic violence in July 2016 is breaking her silence …. saying the incident changed her life forever and calls her relationship with the Dallas Cowboys RB “very toxic.” For the record, Elliott was never arrested nor charged with a crime despite allegations from the accuser he got physical with her 5 separate times between July 17 and July 22, 2016. The woman claimed she was in a relationship with Ezekiel — but…

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Races Are Reversed in a Police Killing, and Again a Family Asks: Why?

The events of the next few minutes will be anatomized and argued over and, maybe, at some point, contested in court. But this much is established: As the squad car she had summoned slid down the alley, Justine Damond went up to the police officers inside, one of whom, for reasons still unknown, fired his gun, hit her in the abdomen and killed her. Even to Americans now used to dissecting police shootings, the circumstances were an odd jolt: a black Somali-American cop, firing at a white Australian woman among…

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Saturday Sessions: Manchester Orchestra performs “The Gold”

July 22, 2017, 8:43 AM| Since 2004, Atlanta band Manchester Orchestra has built a worldwide following. Each of their albums has charted higher than the last and their latest, “A Black Mile To The Surface” is expected to do just the same when it’s released on July 28. Source: CBS News – Entertainment

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Saturday Sessions: Manchester Orchestra performs “The Alien”

July 22, 2017, 8:52 AM| Since 2004, Atlanta band Manchester Orchestra has built a worldwide following. Each of their albums has charted higher than the last and their latest, “A Black Mile To The Surface” is expected to do just the same when it’s released on July 28. Source: CBS News – Entertainment

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Saturday Sessions: Manchester Orchestra performs “The Parts”

July 22, 2017, 8:55 AM| Since 2004, Atlanta band Manchester Orchestra has built a worldwide following. Each of their albums has charted higher than the last and their latest, “A Black Mile To The Surface” is expected to do just the same when it’s released on July 28. Source: CBS News – Entertainment

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Rising tensions in the West Bank following deadly “Day of Rage”

July 22, 2017, 7:18 AM| Tensions are high in the Middle East where Israel has sent additional troops to the West Bank following Friday’s “Day of Rage.” At least six people were killed in clashes centered around increased security measures at a site sacred to Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem. Jane Ferguson reports. Source: CBS News – World

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Deal with Senate panel lets Trump Jr., Manafort avoid public testimony

A U.S. Senate panel has agreed to let President Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign manager testify behind closed doors next week in connection with its probe into possible Trump administration ties to Russia. Both Donald Trump Jr. and former campaign manager Paul Manafort confirmed the deal reached with the Senate Judiciary Committee, ABC News reported. The agreement allows both Trump Jr. and Manafort to avoid public testimony when the committee conducts a hearing next week on Capitol Hill. The Trump administration has denied any wrongdoing in connection with…

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders named new White House press secretary: Who is she?

Sarah Huckabee Sanders was named the new White House press secretary Friday afternoon following the resignation of Sean Spicer. Spicer resigned Friday after President Donald Trump appointed New York financier Anthony Scaramucci to communications director. In a tweet, Spicer said he would continue in his role until August. Sanders, as Spicer’s deputy, had recently taken more of a prominent role in the White House communications as she took over the daily briefings and turned them into off-camera events. Scaramucci told reporters Friday that Trump thought Sanders does a “phenomenal job.”…

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