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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading, Friday, July 8, 2016.
Switzerland institutes a burqa ban. Two women are already being fined for violating it.
Doesn’t it drive you nuts when someone’s driving slowly in the fast lane? More states are cracking down on them with “slowpoke” laws, in an effort to “reduce congestion, frustration and accidents.”
Ted Cruz and Donald Trump met together. Cruz said Trump invited him to speak at the Republican National Convention. Cruz agreed.
Comey justifies his decision not to press charges against Clinton: “In a wide-ranging appearance before the House oversight committee, Comey also said Clinton’s email practices put America’s secrets at risk and her actions constituted the ‘definition of carelessness.’ At the same time, Comey staunchly defended the bureau’s decision not to pursue charges. He also said, ‘We have no basis to conclude that [Clinton] lied to the FBI.'”
Speaker Paul Ryan is thinking of ways to punish Democrats for their gun control sit-in protest.
Speaking of the Speaker and punishment, he’s moving to prohibit Hillary Clinton from accessing any classified material. Ryan wrote to the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper: “Given the FBI’s findings, denying Secretary Clinton access to classified information certainly constitutes appropriate sanctions. This is necessary to reassure the public that our nation’s secrets are secure.”
According to the New York Times, Donald Trump’s biggest obstacle to face is Florida: “The big demographic threat to the Republican Party isn’t a ‘blue’ Texas or Arizona or Georgia, but the possibility that Florida will follow Nevada and New Mexico to the left.”
Bernie Sanders will endorse Hillary Clinton next week.
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