FROM Tracie Keesee
Creating a Police Shooting Database We know about the shootings when they make headlines: White police officer shoots unarmed, black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. But what about the cop-related shootings that don’t make headlines? Turns out, there’s no single place to track police behavior - from shootings on down to routine traffic stops. But that’s about to change.
Accusations of lying fly between James Comey and White House During his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey accused President Trump and other White House officials of lying when they said the FBI was in disarray and its staff had lost confidence in him. President Trump’s lawyer said Comey was wrong -- that the president never asked for his loyalty, and never asked him to back off the investigation into former NSA director Michael Flynn.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?