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Rep. Liz Cheney Faces Brutal Loss to Trump-Backed Opponent 8/17/22
Pre-election polls indicated Congresswoman Liz Cheney was almost certain to lose her re-election bid in Wyoming, but the results were even worse than expected. She’s not wasting any time taking on her next big move. NBC News has confirmed she filed to transfer her campaign cash to a new organization, and she’s promising to do whatever it takes to keep former President Trump out of the Oval Office. And the 9/11 Tribute Museum in New York City has shut down for good, moving fully online after 15 years. We speak with a 9/11 victim who has since been sharing the story of that day. Also, why CDC Director Rochelle Walensky says the agency “did not reliably meet expectations” in response to the Covid pandemic. Plus, are production studios are rethinking their strategy around the release of R-rated movies?
Liz Cheney Faces Trump-Backed Harriet Hageman in WY Primary 8/16/22
: Former President Trump is on the verge of exacting revenge against his biggest Republican critic: Congresswoman Liz Cheney. She is almost certain to lose her bid for re-election, with recent polls showing her trailing her opponent, Harriet Hageman, by double digits. We have live reporting from Jackson, Wyoming. Also, kids across the country are heading back to school during what some administrators are calling one of the worst teacher shortages ever. We have reporting on one principal who is combating the shortage by rolling out a boot camp to train recent graduates. Plus, the most powerful rocket NASA has ever built to space is set to blast off for an unmanned mission around the moon. Will NASA view it as a success or failure?
FBI and DHS: Threats Against Federal Law Enforcement Spiking 8/15/22
: NBC News has learned the FBI and Department of Homeland Security sent out an intelligence bulletin that warns threats “are appearing across multiple platforms.” This comes as the Justice Department fights to keep the Mar-a-Lago search warrant affidavit sealed and out of the public eye for now. We have the latest reporting from Washington. And we’re watching two primary tests tomorrow for two of the highest profile Republican critics of former President Trump. We have team coverage from Alaska and Wyoming as all eyes are on Congresswoman Liz Cheney and Senator Lisa Murkowski. Plus, we have two reports exactly one year after the Taliban took Kabul: one on the Afghans who were able to make it to America, and the other with a look at the Taliban today.
FBI Search Warrant for Trump’s Home Released 8/12/22
The FBI is investigating former President Donald Trump for potentially violating the Espionage Act. That’s just one of the bombshells contained in the federal search warrant for top secret documents the former president allegedly stashed away at his Florida mansion when he left office. We have the latest legal analysis and reporting. Plus, Cleveland Browns Quarterback Deshaun Watson starts in the team’s preseason game tonight against the Jacksonville Jaguars, as we wait for a judge to decide exactly how long he will be suspended from the NFL. Two dozen women have sued him, accusing him of sexual misconduct. And author Salman Rushdie was stabbed on stage at an even in western New York. We have the latest on his condition and new details on the alleged suspect.
Attorney General Garland Moves to Unseal Mar-a-Lago Search Warrant 8/11/22
Silence was broken on an extraordinary day at the Justice Department. Attorney General Merrick Garland revealed he personally approved the search of former President Trump’s home, and now he’s asking a judge to unseal the search warrant and a redacted list of what agents seized so the American public can see them. Plus, two officials tell NBC News a man armed with an AR-15-style rifle who tried to breach an FBI office today was at the Capitol on January 6, 2021. And OnlyFans model Courtney Clenney is charged with murder after stabbing her boyfriend in the chest. Why the Florida state attorney says their relationship was “tempestuous and combative.”
Trump Pleads the Fifth in New York Attorney General’s Investigation 8/10/22
Former President Trump pleaded the Fifth today, stonewalling investigators as he faces mounting legal pressure on multiple fronts. The New York attorney general is investigating whether his company manipulated the value of its properties to dodge taxes and fraudulently obtain bank loans. And the trial begins in Vanessa Bryant’s lawsuit against Los Angeles County over photos of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven other passengers. We take a look at what chance she could have at winning the case. Plus, many states are scrambling to fill open teacher positions. CNBC’s Perry Russom reports from Florida, where some schools are calling on veterans with no teaching experience to step in for another round of duty.