Paul Manafort, Trump, Opioids: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing


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Good night. Right here’s the most recent.

1. The White Home has stripped the safety clearance of John Brennan, above, the previous C.I.A. chief and a vocal critic of President Trump. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White Home press secretary, indicated that the explanation was that he’s amongst a gaggle of former officers who’ve “transitioned into extremely partisan” individuals.

And shutting arguments within the financial institution and tax fraud trial of Paul Manafort, Mr. Trump’s former marketing campaign chairman, started as we speak, with prosecutors calling the proof towards him “overwhelming.”

New York is testing out the know-how this week, too.

“We’re wanting particularly for weapons which have the flexibility to trigger a mass casualty occasion,” a Los Angeles official mentioned.

The scanners won’t decelerate riders or create the snaking, sluggish strains you discover at airports, officers say. The scanners are anticipated to be rolled out in Los Angeles later this yr.



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