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Evening Briefing: 10 things you need to know this Saturday evening– June 10th 2017

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Good evening.

Here’s what you need to know this Saturday PM.

1.Book: Special Counsel Mueller Did Exactly What Comey Accused Trump Of Doing 

Former FBI Director James Comey in his Senate testimony Thursday accused President Donald Trump of giving him a “directive” to letting former Director of National Intelligence Michael Flynn go free from investigation. It was a major part of the reason Comey and Democrats hoped a special counsel would be appointed in the case, and one was. But that special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, was accused of doing exactly the same thing in a 2011 book in regards to the deaths of the Branch Davidians at Waco, Texas.

2. Trump Promises To Slash Regulations In Infrastructure Bill

President Donald Trump announced plans Friday to shake up the bureaucratic red tape that he believes stands in the way of efforts to modernize America’s infrastructure.

3. NYT Reporter At Center Of ‘Almost Entirely Wrong’ Story Has Been Called Out Before

Michael Schmidt, the author of a New York Times story former FBI Director James Comey dismissed as “almost entirely wrong” during his bombshell testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, has earned rebukes from FBI for inaccurate reporting in the past

4. Only 2.5% of New Contributions to Jon Ossoff Came From Georgia

Democrat Jon Ossoff continues to bring in an overwhelming majority of his fundraising haul from outside of Georgia, with 97.5 percent of the contributions his campaign received over the past two months coming from donors in other states, according to a newly released campaign filing.

5. George Soros’ Son Has Been Day Drinking With Democratic Leadership

Hamptons hell-raiser and son to mega-billionaire Democrat donor George Soros, Alex Soros, has made his debut on the political circuit by meeting with a handful of prominent liberal leaders.

6. More Footage Leaks Of CNN’s ‘Staged’ Muslim Anti-Terror Protest [VIDEO]

Early this week, CNN was accused of staging a Muslim-led anti-terror protest after the London terror attacks. Now, more footage has dropped that shows what happened on the scene before the CNN shot was taken.

7. Two US Soldiers Killed, Two Wounded In Afghan Insider Attack

Two U.S. soldiers were killed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan after a rogue Afghan army commando turned his weapon on them, an Afghan official told the Associated Press.

8. 12 Staffers At Dem-Linked Group Charged With Voter Fraud

Local prosecutors in Marion County, Indiana, charged 12 employees of a Democratic-linked voter recruitment organization of submitting fraudulent voter registration applications prior to the 2016 election.

9. Republicans Hope To Reduce Food Stamps, Welfare In Tax Reform Bill

The conservative House Freedom Caucus (HFC) hopes to connect “real welfare reform” with the upcoming revamping of the tax code, Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan announced Friday.

10. Weed Is A Cancer Cell Destroyer, Study Finds

Researchers in London found compounds extracted from marijuana combined with chemotherapy treatment helps target and kill cancer cells. A study out of the University of London released in June found tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), derived from cannabis, boosts the effectiveness of chemotherapy in cancer treatment.

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  • cygne noire

    great. keep up the great work!

  • Most excellent.. I missed that weed study glad this recap pointed it out.
    Thanks