Day 393: Information warfare.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

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1/ Robert Mueller's federal grand jury indicted 13 Russian nationals.

2/ Rick Gates is close to a plea deal with Robert Mueller.

3/ The FCC is investigating whether its chairman "improperly coordinated with Sinclair" on rule changes that benefited the broadcaster.

4/ The FBI acknowledged that it failed to act on a tip in January that Nikolas Cruz had the potential of "conducting a school shooting."


  • The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 16-5 in favor of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act,

  • Mitt Romney announced that he is running for the Senate seat being vacated by seven-term GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah.

  • Trump set the record for the longest period of time without a formal press conference in the last 50 years.

  • Jared Kushner filed a new addendum to his personal financial disclosure form last month.

  • Scott Pruitt's security team recommended he fly first class because somebody yelled at him: "You're f—ing up the environment."

  • Steve Bannon told the House Intelligence Committee yesterday that he had been instructed by the White House to invoke executive privilege on behalf of Trump.

  • 40% of Trump's first Cabinet-level picks have faced ethical or other controversies.

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