Two of President Trump’s former close advisors are guilty. One of them, Michael Cohen, basically said in federal court that Trump participated in a criminal conspiracy to violate campaign finance laws -- when he ordered Cohen to pay hush money to two women who said they had affairs with him. Today, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump did nothing wrong.
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San Diego Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted on Tuesday. They’re accused of using campaign funds to pay for $250,000 worth of personal expenses, and then filing false campaign finance reports with the Federal Election Commission to cover it up.
Kim Brooks left her 4-year-old son in the car while she ran into Target to get him a pair of headphones. It was a cool day, the windows were cracked, the doors were child-locked, and the alarm was on. He was happily playing with his iPad. She estimates he was alone for five minutes. Someone took a video and called the police. A year later, Brooks was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Kim Brooks. Credit: Sarah Shatz.
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Kelly Middleton, Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District
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