FROM Anna King
Army Mobilized to Battle Western Wildfires In Central Washington State, a raging wildfire has destroyed one of the world’s largest co-ops for packaging and shipping apples. The Chelan Complex Fire has burned 100,000 acres, and 100 soldiers have been thrown into the effort. Forest Service firefighters are overwhelmed by so many simultaneous blazes.
Police Shooting Puts Spotlight on Pasco, Washington A cell-phone video shows three police officers in Pasco, Washington, shooting and killing an unarmed Latino who turned on them after running away. He's apparently been throwing rocks at them. It's been condemned by the President of Mexico, and officials say local protests have demonstrated there is anger bubbling below the surface. The shooting was last week, and the video has spread around the Internet, showing 35-year old Antonio Zambrano-Montes being gunned down on an otherwise empty sidewalk. It's the third incident of its kind since July in Pasco, Washington. Anna King reports for the Northwest News Network .
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.
Ex-FBI Director Comey tells his side of the story Today, former FBI Director James Comey came close to calling the President who fired him a liar. The White House denied the claim and called it insulting, but Republican Senators did not challenge Comey’s truthfulness. Many questions remain: did the President try to obstruct a federal investigation? Later, we’ll go behind the “velvet rope” for a look at 5-Star health care for the richest Americans.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.