FROM Peter Lattman
Cerberus Capital Management Sells Freedom Group, Maker of Bushmaker Adam Lanza used a semi-automatic rifle made by Bushmaster to gun down 20 first graders and six adults. Bushmaster is made by a company called Freedom Group. Now the owner of Freedom Group says it's up for sale . Peter Lattman is staff reporter for the New York Times' Dealbook , which covers business and finance.
Trump fires FBI Director James Comey Vice President Mike Pence took the Administration's lead today in explaining why the President fired the Head of the FBI, saying, "The president made the right decision at the right time." Trump's action is being compared to the so-called "Saturday Night Massacre" that led to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1973.
Trump, the GOP and the rule of law Conservatives — and some Republicans — are criticizing the President for "the mess he made" in firing FBI Director James Comey. We hear about a potential successor, the possibility of "obstruction of justice" and the constitutional separation of powers.
Should we 'hack the climate' to fight global warming? The Paris Agreements won't be enough to reverse global warming, whether President Trump pulls the US out or not. Is it time to try altering the atmosphere by what's called "geoengineering?" We hear about unintended consequences, international relations… and ethics.