May 17, 2017 - Politics & Policy
What you missed during the Comey memo news
- Violence broke out during a protest outside of the Turkish embassy in D.C. following Trump's meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. 9 people were injured and 2 were arrested.
- The majority of Americans told the EPA not to roll back regulations that, if cut, could return the country to a more polluted era. Their responses come after Trump's March executive order calling to repeal, replace and modify unnecessary regulations. (WaPo)
- Sally Yates' interview with Anderson Cooper, in which she said the "timing and the motivation" behind Comey's firing raises "serious questions."
- Federal investigators issued a subpoena for records relating to Paul Manafort, per NBC. The subpoena allegedly pertains to Manafort not paying taxes on a $3.5 million Hamptons home that he bought after leaving the Trump campaign.
- New Orleans removed a statue of Confederate General Beauregard, the third of four Confederate-era monuments that officials plan to take down.