Flynn Will Invoke the Fifth, Trump’s Tour Continues, and More
According to sources, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights when he declines to hand over documents to the Senate intelligence committee.
Trump has said he fired Flynn because he misled senior administration officials, including the vice president, about his contacts with Russian officials. Flynn has previously sought immunity from what he described as “unfair prosecution” to cooperate with the committee. Read the story from The AP.
Trump’s International Tour Continues
In a speech to dozens of Arab and Muslim-majority nations, Trump pushed them to do their “fair share” in the fight against extremists. He moved away from rhetoric he used during his campaign, including avoiding the phrase “radical Islamic extremism.” Read the story from NPR.
On Monday, Trump landed in Israel from Saudi Arabia. It’s the only known direct flight between the two countries, which do not have diplomatic relations. It’s also the first time a sitting president has visited the Old City of Jerusalem. Read the story from NPR.
Ringling Bros. Takes Down the Big Top
After 146 years, the Greatest Show on Earth performed its last show in upstate New York. Read the story from The AP.
Graduates Walk (Out)
Vice President Mike Pence gave a commencement speech at Notre Dame over the weekend. Not everyone stayed around to hear how it went. Read the story from The AP.