In the wake of Michael Flynn pleading guilty to lying to the FBI, Donald Trump seems to be all over the place. “I had to fire General Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI,” he tweeted on Saturday. “He has pled guilty to those lies. It is a shame because his actions during the transition were lawful. There was nothing to hide!” According to CNN, Trump attorney John Dowd claims to have written the tweet.
But on Sunday, 45’s timeline remained active as he put in his two cents about the FBI.
“So General Flynn lies to the FBI and his life is destroyed, while Crooked Hillary Clinton, on that now famous FBI holiday ‘interrogation’ with no swearing in and no recording, lies many times…and nothing happens to her?” he tweeted.
Later that day:
“After years of Comey, with the phony and dishonest Clinton investigation (and more), running the FBI, its reputation is in Tatters – worst in History!” he said. “But fear not, we will bring it back to greatness.”
American Airlines is now requiring its employees to complete anti-racism training following the NAACP’s October travel advisory. The annual implicit bias training, which was announced on Thursday, will reportedly begin in 2018, according to CNN.
“We are proud of the diversity and inclusion initiatives already in place at American, but we know we can do even better,” CEO Doug Parker wrote in a staff letter. “So we viewed the feedback as an opportunity.”
The training program’s curriculum is reportedly still being developed. Stay tuned.
DMX reportedly pled guilty on Thursday to tax charges after failing to pay a $1.7 million tax bill, ABC News reports. In July, DMX was charged with 14 counts and surrendered. He hadn’t filed personal tax returns “for several years.”
“Today, Earl Simmons admitted to systematically cheating on his taxes,” Joon H. Kim, acting United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, said Thursday. “By insisting to be paid in cash whenever possible and having royalty payments diverted to the accounts of financial surrogates, Simmons concealed hundreds of thousands of dollars of income from the IRS. Simmons made a choice between ‘Right or Wrong,’ and did the right thing, admitting his guilt, and agreeing to pay his tax liabilities.”
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