Ousted FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe allegedly kept memos detailing his interactions with President Donald Trump and the White House, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. The memos are apparently obtained by special counsel Robert Mueller, who is carrying out an ongoing probe into Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
According to the news service McClatchy, Manafort’s ties with Russia are deeper than previously reported. After the February 2014 fall of Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych—a pro-Kremlin leader who won office with the help of Manafort—the former Trump aide traveled to Kiev 19 times over the course of 20 months working for the pro-Russian Opposition Block party.
The Washington Free Beacon, a conservative website mostly funded by a Republican donor, was the first to hire firm Fusion GPS to conduct opposition research on then-GOP candidate Donald Trump and other Republican candidates, according to a report from The Washington Examiner that was later confirmed by the website on Friday evening.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Florida Power and Light (FPL) CEO Eric Silagy announced Sunday evening that more than 2 million households and businesses in South Florida would not get power restoration for weeks. FPL Vice President of Communications Rob Gould also told ABC News that affected areas will see a “wholesale rebuild” of the electrical grid, which could be considered the “longest restoration in U.S. history.” FPL serves more than 10 million customers across Florida.