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Washington Update - April 24, 2017

Billy Moore

The first 100-day milestone for new Presidents is an 84-year old relic of Franklin Roosevelt's unmatched initial legislative accomplishments. President Donald Trump will pass the 100th day mark on Saturday, likely the first chief executive to do so since 1933 with no major legislation signed into law. His effort to post some achievement on healthcare, taxes or border security is endangering the appropriations bill Congress must pass this week to prevent a government shutdown.

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James Comey fails to follow Justice Department rules yet again

Matthew Miller

FBI Director James B. Comey’s stunning announcement that he has directed investigators to begin reviewing new evidence in the Clinton email investigation was yet another troubling violation of long-standing Justice Department rules or precedent, conduct that raises serious questions about his judgment and ability to serve as the nation’s chief investigative official.

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James Comey’s abuse of power

Matthew Miller

​When FBI Director James B. Comey stepped to the lectern to deliver his remarks​ about Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, he violated time-honored Justice Department practices for how such matters are to be handled, set a dangerous precedent for future investigations and committed a gross abuse of his own power.​

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