GOP Senator Corker Lashes Out At President
Prominent GOP Sen. Bob Corker has done an about-face on his support for President Trump, and isn’t afraid to speak out against the embattled White House.
Corker’s word and credibility, as a senator respected for his principles and seriousness, was instrumental in paving the way for mainstream Republican acceptance of the Trump candidacy in spring of 2016. But now he says, “It’s a shame the White House has become an adult day care center.” Read the story from The Atlantic.
Trump and DACA
Trump wants sweeping immigration law changes as part of any legislative fix for the program that allows Dreamers to stay in the U.S. Democrats say this “fails to represent any attempt at compromise.” Read the story from NPR.
The Vice President’s Protest
An offended Vice President Pence left a football game between the Colts and the San Francisco 49ers and condemned kneeling players, saying he would not “dignify” the event. 49ers safety Eric Reid said Pence’s departure looked like “a PR stunt.” Read the story from The AP.
Harvey Weinstein Out
Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein was fired from his own company after an explosive expose revealing decades of sexual harassment against women, from employees to actress Ashley Judd, was published in The New York Times on Thursday. Read the story from The AP.
A eulogy for the chatting service, which will shut down in December. Read the story from The Atlantic.