THE FBI boss who probed whether members of Donald Trump's campaign team colluded with Russia is set to be interviewed on Capitol Hill by house Republicans one last time Here's the lowdown on James Comey who authored a memoir titled 'A Higher Loyalty' earlier this year. What does James Comey say in his new book? Comey’s book, A Higher Loyalty, out next Tuesday, is published 11 months after he was fired by Trump. Comey’s dismissal triggered the appointment of Robert Mueller to oversee the investigation into Russian election meddling Under-fire Trump has long denied any collusion and has called the high-profile investigation a “witch-hunt”. In Comey’s memoirs, obtained by the Guardian, the former FBI chief describes his first trip to Trump Tower in January 2017. He was called in to brief the then president-elect about the so-called dirty dossier on his links to Russia compiled by the former British spy Christopher Steele. Towering 6ft 6ins Comey writes Trump … [Read more...] about What is James Comey’s net worth, why was he fired by Donald Trump and who’s his wife?
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Clinton shouldn't be taughtRe: "Hillary Clinton, Keller off chopping block — Board proposed dropping them from curriculum," Wednesday news story. State Board of Education, please put Hillary Clinton back on the curriculum chopping block. When it comes to having class, she can't hold a candle to Helen Keller. Many people admire Keller for working through really tough adversity to become successful. Clinton doesn't know what adversity is. If you must keep Clinton in our students' curriculum, please be truthful. Tell about her riding her husband's coattails to get elected to the Senate. Tell about her husband's reputation with women. And please tell how she made two runs for the White House and lost both times. The first she lost in the primaries to a really smooth-talker. The second she lost to a really crude-talking billionaire who had no political experience but said what people wanted to hear. She lost because she thought she was a shoo-in and had deserted the … [Read more...] about Letters: Texas State Board of Education, Hillary Clinton, WASPs, reckless driving, driver’s license centers
Who got cut? Who was kept?The board first voted back in September to cut Clinton from high school history, where she was listed as a recommended figure representing "good citizenship. Since then, the story has gone viral, with different accusing the board of allowing their politics to influence what kids are in classrooms. On Tuesday evening, the board discussed that backlash and then had a preliminary vote to add Clinton back in.State board Erika Beltran, D-Fort Worth, made the motion."I got a ton of calls and emails about the removal of Hillary Clinton," Beltran said. "She was the first female presidential nominee from a major U.S. political party. So regardless of our party affiliations, I think she is an important figure to keep." Marty Rowley, R-Amarillo, said he disagreed with Clinton's politics but also said he got an earful from the public: "I have to give credit where credit is due. She is a significant political leader."The board voted 12-2 to keep Clinton … [Read more...] about Texas education board reverses course, votes to keeps Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller in history curriculum
Hillary Clinton at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth during the 2016 presidential campaign. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post) Hillary Clinton will campaign with Democratic governor nominee Andrew Gillum somewhere in deep-blue South Florida on Oct. 23, the Gillum campaign announced today. Check out the latest Inside Florida Politics podcast and rearrange your schedule for a brand new podcast later today… It will be the sixth consecutive Florida governor’s race in which a Clinton has campaigned for the Democratic nominee. Former President Bill Clinton stumped in the Sunshine State for every Democratic gubernatorial nominee from 1998 to 2014, but the #MeToo movement has put a 2018 Bill Clinton visit in question. Hillary Clinton lost Florida to Donald Trump in 2016 with 47.8 percent of the vote — a 2.2 percent drop-off from former President Barack Obama‘s winning margin in the state four years earlier. But Clinton racked up big margins in heavily … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton to campaign with Andrew Gillum in South Florida
You can't coerce patriotismRe: "O'Rourke sticks to liberal message while Cruz attacks," by Gromer Jeffers Jr., Monday Metro & State column. Jeffers' thoughtful discussion of Rep. Beto O'Rourke's positive message inspired a thought to share with (hopefully) both sides of the kneeling-during-the-national anthem debate.My Baptist forebears suffered and some died for a principle known as "soul freedom," the belief that each soul has the authority to decide how it will relate to God. A vital corollary to that belief is "Coerced religion is no religion."Coming from a deeply patriotic family steeped in devotion to American principles, commitment to military service and involvement in public education, I submit this idea: Coerced patriotism is no patriotism.Let's honor the right of all persons to express, in their own way, their love for America and their desire to see her principles fulfilled — including justice for all.Betty Rutledge, Trenton, TexasComparing the … [Read more...] about Letters: Religion, patriotism, Fort Worth Officer Garrett Hull, Helen Keller, Hillary Clinton, Jeff Sessions