Intercepts Reportedly Contradict Attorney General’s Assertions
The Washington Post reports that spy agencies intercepted conversations with Russia’s U.S. ambassador suggesting he and Jeff Sessions discussed campaign matters during mid-2016 meetings. Sessions has acknowledged conversations with Moscow’s ambassador to the U.S., Sergei Kislyak, during the campaign. But he has said the two never discussed campaign matters. Read the story from NPR.
The president’s son-in-law and adviser “inadvertently omitted” more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports. Read the story from The AP.
Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns
In the wake of officer shooting a woman who had called 911 for help, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau has resigned. The outgoing chief said the force needs new leadership, and the mayor said she had lost confidence in the chief. Protesters also disrupted the mayor’s news conference to demand that she herself resign. Read the story from NPR.