On this edition of the Midday News Wrap : A Government shutdown averted for two whole weeks; the Mueller investigation turns to President Trump’s borrowing history; Donald Trump Jr. invokes attorney client privilege in testimony to Congress; and Roy Moore is far from being kicked out of the special election to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.Also, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager is sentenced to 20 years for the killing of Walter Scott. And the killing of Detective Sean Suiter here in Baltimore more than three weeks ago remains unsolved. The FBI has been asked to take over the investigation. No word back from them yet. Alec MacGillis, politics and government reporter for Pro Publica, and Robin Toner Prize winner for excellence in Political reporting, joins us in Studio A.We begin with a word about the announcement on Wednesday that President Trump has ordered the embassy in Israel to be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Phyllis Bennis, the director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, joins us on the line from her office in Washington, DC.
Midday News Wrap 12.08.17
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