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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Andrew McCabe tells “60 Minutes” why he opened investigations involving Trump

In his first interview since being fired, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is telling “60 Minutes” why he opened up investigations involving President Trump. He was a career official at the Justice Department who oversaw the bureau’s investigations into Russia’s election meddling and Hillary Clinton’s emails. In his new book, “The Threat: How the FBI protects America in the ... Read More »

Bipartisan budget bill to avert shutdown expected to pass in Congress

Congress plans to vote Thursday on a bipartisan compromise budget bill that will prevent another partial government shutdown. White House officials believe President Trump will sign it, even though it doesn’t give him money to build a border wall. The president indicated he will find another way to finish it. Nancy Cordes reports. …read more Source:: CBS News Radio National ... Read More »

Insys executives used rap video to push sales of potentially lethal opioid

A newly released video is raising questions about Insys Therapeutics, a company at the center of a criminal investigation stemming from the nation’s opioid epidemic. Former executives and managers for Insys are on trial in Boston. They’re accused of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray. Tony Dokoupil reports. …read more Source:: CBS News Radio National News Read More »

Paul Manafort breached plea deal and lied to investigators, judge rules

President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, faces a longer prison term after a federal judge ruled he lied repeatedly to the special counsel’s office. A jury convicted Manafort of eight felonies, including tax and bank fraud, in August. One month later, he pleaded guilty to two more counts of conspiracy and agreed to cooperate with the Russia investigation in ... Read More »

Eye Opener: Legal blow to Trump’s former campaign chairman

A judge rules former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied three times to the special counsel’s office. Also, Congress plans to vote today on a bipartisan compromise budget bill that will prevent another partial government shutdown. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox. ... Read More »