MUELLER UNLIKELY TO CONDEMN TRUMP IN REPORT, NO NEW INDICTMENTS PLANNED
(ABC NEWS) – Special counsel Robert Mueller could be done issuing subpoenas for the Russia investigation and his report will not be allowed to publicly disparage anyone not charged, according to a new report.
Jonathan Karl of ABC News cited a source as saying it is looking like Mueller and his team is finished subpoenaing people as part of the probe that began in 2017 over allegations the Trump campaign worked with the Russians to win the 2016 election.
Florida Man Charged with Sending Bombs to Trump Critics Pleads Guilty
A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump, attacks that harmed no one but created fear as the devices turned up, day after day, at locations across the country.
Cesar Sayoc sobbed as he entered the plea before a federal judge in New York.
“I’m truly sorry,” he said.
He faces the possibility of a life sentence on 65 criminal counts, including using weapons of mass destruction and illegal mailing of explosives with intent to kill.
Pew Poll: Americans Pessimistic About THE Future
The American public has a largely pessimistic view of the future of the nation, according to a new poll.
Key findings in the Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults:
- 60 % said the United States will be less important over the next 30 years.
- 73 % said the gap between the rich and poor will widen.
- 65 % said the U.S. will be more politically divided.
- 59 % said the environment will be worse.
- 41 % said they — are very worried about climate change.
Mississippi Governor Signs ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Law
(AP) – Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights called the measure “cruel and clearly unconstitutional” and said it would sue Mississippi to try to block the law from taking effect on July 1. Bryant’s action came despite a federal judge’s decision last year striking down a less-restrictive law limiting abortions in the state.
Report: Kaepernick, Reid to Share Less than $10M in Settlement
(Reuters) – Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid will share less than $10 million, minus attorneys’ fees, in the settlement of their collusion case against the NFL, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The settlement between the league and the players was announced last month, but financial terms were not announced due to a confidentiality agreement.