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Judge delays Flynn sentencing after he seeks to withdraw guilty plea (Washington Examiner)
President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s sentencing was postponed after he filed to withdraw his guilty plea.
Flynn was originally scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 28 in Washington, D.C., but Judge Emmet Sullivan pushed back the sentencing to Feb. 27.
On Tuesday, Flynn’s legal team moved to change his guilty plea, citing “the government’s bad faith, vindictiveness, and breach of the plea agreement.” [Read More]
What would legendary musical playwrights Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe think of the current production of My Fair Lady at the Kennedy Center? They’d probably think, as I do, that much of it is pretty terrific. But they might also advise their family and friends to give it a pass.
Anyone who has seen the wonderful Rex Harrison film will instantly recognize this marvelous production — well, all of it except for one lengthy, gratuitous, and disgusting scene. Laird Mackintosh is delightful as professor Henry Higgins, and it’s a pleasure to hear him actually sing — recall that Harrison mostly spoke the songs given to him. It would be near impossible for anyone to top Audrey Hepburn as the wilted flower girl Eliza Doolittle, who can barely speak the King’s English and whom Higgins is out to save. But actress Shereen Ahmed takes the role solidly in hand, and she has a beautiful voice. [Read More]
Fearing a repeat of the deadly march by white nationalists in Charlottesville in 2017, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday declared a state of emergency and temporarily banned people from carrying guns and other weapons on the grounds of the state Capitol, where thousands of gun rights activists are expected to rally next week against stricter gun control laws. [Read More]
The Senate voted 89-10 Thursday to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Why it matters: The deal now heads to President Trump’s desk for his signature, allowing the president to accomplish one of his biggest policy goals ahead of his 2020 re-election battle — hours before the official start of his impeachment trial [Read More]
The District plans to remove dozens of homeless people from a tent community under the NoMa underpass on K Street.
Officials were alerted to the issue weeks ago. It is part of the initiative called Encampment Protocol Engagement where the sidewalks will be cleared and cleaned. [Read More]