(SL) – President Trump is looking to turn the spotlight on Democrats following the indictments of three of his former aides. Trump dismissed the indictments via Twitter today saying “The Fake News is working overtime.”
Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and his aide Rick Gates, are under house arrest this morning after being charged with several counts including conspiracy. Trump wrote that there was no collusion and that everything in the indictments happened before his 2016 campaign for the White House.
Trump also cast doubt on another former adviser who is being indicted, George Papadopoulous, writing “Few people knew the young, low level volunteer named George, who has already proven to be a liar.” He ended the tweet saying “Check the DEMS!”
(Washington, DC) — FEMA chief Brock Long says recovery efforts from the recent string of natural disasters is costing big bucks. In a Senate hearing today, Long says recent hurricanes and wildfires have cost about 200-million dollars a day.
He called the disasters unprecedented adding that the most disturbing disaster has been the California fires. California Democrat Kamala Harris noted that the fires caused more than 40 deaths and the loss of nearly 89-hundred structures.
(Salt Lake City, UT) –– Police in Salt Lake City are beefing up their resources as they search for the killer of a University of Utah student. Police say they’re deploying snipers and armored personnel carriers to the foothills east of the city.
Chief Mike Brown says they were led to the area after finding a campsite they believed was used by the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Austin Boutain. Boutain is also wanted for a homicide in Golden, Colorado. Police are not sure why Boutain came to Utah.
The victim ChenWei Guo was shot and killed last night while sitting in his car near the gate of Red Butte Canyon.
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