Monthly Archives: July 2017

President Trump’s lawyers seek to undercut special counsel’s Russia probe

Your morning briefing for Friday, July 21, 2017: President Trump’s lawyers seek to undercut special counsel’s Russia probe, O.J. Simpson parole hearing could set him free within months, and Maine lawmaker offers lengthy apology for ‘vulgar and disrespectful’ anti-Trump tirade

Trump nominates a climate skeptic to USDA’s top science post

Your morning briefing for Thursday, July 20, 2017: Trump nominates a climate skeptic to USDA’s top science post, Trump says he should not have appointed Sessions as attorney general, and Staff shortages plague ‘dumping ground’ for Maine youth with mental illness

Mormon university instructor fired after Facebook post supporting LGBT rights, she says

Your morning briefing for Wednesday, July 19, 2017: Mormon university instructor says she was fired after Facebook post supporting LGBT rights, Trump suggests Republicans will let Obamacare market collapse, and Collins vows public will play major role in creation of new Senate health bill

Coast Guard wants to kick boats off Potomac River when Trump is golfing

Your morning briefing for Tuesday, July 18, 2017: Coast Guard wants to kick boats off Potomac River when Trump is golfing, Senate returns with GOP agenda in flux, and adorable mouse is to blame for the spread of Lyme disease

FBI nominee Wray pledges he would resign before improperly dropping an investigation

Your morning briefing for Thursday, June 13, 2017: FBI nominee Wray pledges he would resign before improperly dropping an investigation, Maine lawmaker suggests in Facebook rant he would harm Trump, and House Democrat files first articles of impeachment against Trump

‘Morning Joe’ co-host Joe Scarborough is leaving the Republican Party

Your morning briefing for Wednesday, July 12, 2017: ‘Morning Joe’ co-host Joe Scarborough is leaving the Republican Party, Microsoft highlights Maine as laboratory for expanding rural broadband, and emails indicate Trump Jr. welcomed help from Russia against Clinton

Feds step up probe of land deal pushed by the wife of Bernie Sanders

Your morning briefing for Tuesday, July 11, 2017: Feds step up probe of land deal pushed by the wife of Bernie Sanders, Susan Collins wants chance to question Trump Jr. on meeting with Russians, and Janet Mills will run for governor as Democrat

Forget robots — the goats are coming for our jobs

Your morning briefing for Monday, July 10, 2017: Trump Jr. met Russian lawyer after promise of dirt on Clinton, Utah restaurant named The World’s Best Lobster Roll in Portland competition, and forget robots — the goats are coming for our jobs