House Intel Leaders: No Evidence Trump Was Wiretapped
There’s no evidence that President Obama ordered the wiretapping of Trump Tower. President Trump ignited a firestorm when he tweeted on March 4th that former president Barack Obama spied on him during the election campaign. Today Democrat Adam Schiff, and California Devin Nunes both said their intelligence committee has seen no evidence of any wiretapping operation against President Trump. Nunes added that he believes you “have to be careful” with how literally you interpret Trump’s tweets.
Report Finds SafeTrack Was Rushed
Some Metro riders might find it ironic that the agency is now being accused of moving too fast. A report released yesterday by the Government Accountability Office finds that Metro rushed its SafeTrack program and didn’t analyze alternatives or develop a management plan. Metro GM Paul Wiedefeld says the report doesn’t reflect the urgency of the situation at the time. The report does applaud Metro, though, for the progress it’s making to repair track infrastructure.
Bitter Cold Wind Chills
We’re experiencing our coldest temperatures since early January. Temperatures will struggle to get out of the low 30s today, but bitter wind chills are making it feel like the teens and low 20s. A Wind Advisory is effect through 6 p.m. and some winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Mount St. Mary’s Moves On In NCAA Tournament
Maryland sports fans have another reason to cheer in March. Mount St. Mary’s is moving on to the Round of 64 in the NCAA Tournament. Junior Robinson scored 23 points as the Mountaineers nipped New Orleans 67-66 in the First Four in Dayton, Ohio. The Mountaineers take on defending champion and top overall seed Villanova in the East Regional tomorrow in Buffalo.
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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.