Mike Huckabee slams Mitt Romney: ‘You got GOP nomination and could have been POTUS’

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee slammed Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney on Friday for describing being “sickened” after reading the report on Russian election interference from special counsel Robert Mueller.

Romney, a former Massachusetts governor now serving as the junior U.S. Senator from Utah, tweeted on Friday afternoon that he was “sickened” by the Trump administration’s “dishonesty and misdirection.”

Neither of the two prominent Republican Party elders immediately responded to requests from ABC News for further comment. Huckabee and Romney were former rivals when they ran against each other for the 2008 GOP presidential nomination. Romney ran for the 2012 presidential campaign, where former President Obama won re-election.

Just 90 minutes after Romney’s tweet, Huckabee criticized Romney’s response on Twitter saying, “Know what makes me sick, Mitt? Not how disingenuous you were to take @realDonaldTrump $$ and then 4 yrs later jealously trash him & then love him again when you begged to be Sec of State, but makes me sick that you got GOP nomination and could have been @POTUS”

Romney’s response comes after the Department of Justice publicly released a redacted version of the Mueller investigation report on Thursday. The 448-page report outlined details about Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 election.

“No obstruction, no collusion,” said President Donald Trump, speaking at an event at the White House close to the time when the report was released.

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019

Authorities seize $20 million worth of marijuana from illegal grow operation

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iStock/Nastasic(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) — An anonymous tipster led California police to uncover one of the largest marijuana farms ever found in the city of Riverside, officials said on Friday.

Authorities in Riverside, California, were called to a 10-acre property on McAllister Street in the Greenbelt neighborhood on Thursday where they found more than 40,000 marijuana plants growing inside a large greenhouse.

Scott Albertsons, a neighbor to the grow operation, told Los Angeles ABC station KABC that the land was sold about six months ago and that the buyers “came in and put up this new fence, which you couldn’t see through.”

The neighbor said the farm began to produce a strong odor.

“We didn’t call in,” Albertsons told KABC. “We figured a policeman would drive by and smell it because you could smell it, especially in the evening and early morning.”

The Riverside Police Department estimated that the street value of the plants to be $20 million. No arrests were made.

It took officers 24 hours to remove the cannabis plants along with thousands of pounds of fertilizer and pesticides.

Although it’s unclear if the farm was licensed by the state as a cultivation site, marijuana laws in California liimit private residences to growing only six cannabis plants or less.

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019

Cops find car connected to missing teen, Los Angeles homicide

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iStock/aijohn784(LOS ANGELES) —  Police found a car near the Mexican border on Friday that had been connected to a missing teen and a Los Angeles-area homicide investigation.

The 2013 white BMW with Nevada plates was recovered unoccupied on Friday by San Diego Police near the San Ysidro border of Mexico, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department tweeted.

The drivers, Roman Cerratos and Maricela Mercado, are suspects in the murder of a 32-year old man in the city of Carson in Los Angeles County, the Sheriff’s Department said. Mercado is the mother of 15-year-old Alora Benitez, for whom an Amber Alert was issued on Thursday.

Benitez was last seen around 9 a.m. on Wednesday in Torrance, California, with Mercado, 40, and Cerratos, 39, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The homicide victim, Jeffrey Appel, was found dead in a white Audi in Carson at around 7 a.m. on April 16, authorities said.

The two suspects are considered “armed and dangerous, ” according to the Amber Alert poster. “The adults left the South Bay area with the child, Alora Benitez, and could possibly be in the San Diego area.”

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019

Many House Democrats wary of trying to impeach Trump after Mueller report

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Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Democrats renewed consideration of impeaching President Donald Trump after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, with leading progressives and some presidential candidates calling for swift action — as Democratic leaders cautioned restraint.

In interviews with ABC News, a half dozen House Democrats remained wary of immediately launching impeachment proceedings against Trump, even as they highlighted the report’s unflattering depiction of the Trump White House and the president’s actions.

Moving forward on impeachment, they argued, could alienate voters and help Trump ahead of the 2020 election, jeopardizing the party’s chances of retaking the White House and Congress by overshadowing Democrats’ messaging on healthcare and kitchen-table issues.

“Congress has a responsibility for oversight,” Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, told ABC News. “But we’ve also got a job to deliver for the people.”

But some of the party’s rising stars and presidential candidates said Mueller’s findings called for a quick response.

“This isn’t about politics,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, the first presidential candidate to voice support for impeachment proceedings, said on MSNBC Friday. “This isn’t even specifically about Donald Trump himself. It is about what a president of the United States should be able to do and what the role of Congress is in saying, no, a president does not get to come in and stop an investigation about a foreign power that attacked this country.”

In an interview with CNN on Friday, former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro said it would be “perfectly reasonable” for Congress to begin impeachment proceedings.

The rest of the Democratic presidential hopefuls remained uncommitted to pursuing impeachment, with some suggesting that it may be best at this point to leave it to voters at the ballot box in 2020.

Mueller determined that the Trump campaign did not conspire or coordinate with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election, but stopped short of clearing the president of obstruction of justice — outlining 11 instances of possible obstruction and suggesting it would be up to Congress to make that judgment.

Mueller wrote that “[w]ith respect to whether the President can be found to have obstructed justice by exercising his powers under Article II of the Constitution, we concluded that Congress has the authority to prohibit a President’s corrupt use of his authority in order to protect the integrity of the administration of justice.”

Democratic leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, are wary of rushing to action, but have not definitively ruled out impeachment. Seizing on Mueller’s own words, they have said Congress must first review the un-redacted report and hear testimony from Attorney General William Barr and the special counsel about the report’s findings.

“As the Speaker has said repeatedly, one step at a time,” Ashley Etienne, Pelosi’s communications director, told ABC News in response to Warren’s comments. “We’re focused on getting the full un-redacted version of the report and its underlying documents – as well as hearing from Mueller. The report raises more questions and concerns that we believe the American people deserve answers to.”

Nadler has issued a subpoena to the Justice Department for the full report and requested Mueller’s testimony. Barr is scheduled to testify before the House and Senate in early May.

“Once I hear the testimony from Mueller, then I’ll be able to make a decision,” Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-New York, told ABC News.

Pelosi has scheduled a Monday conference call with the House Democratic caucus – now scattered around the world during a two-week congressional recess –- to discuss the report and the House’s next steps.

Many Democrats bluntly acknowledged the political reality surrounding impeaching the president: As Nadler and Pelosi have argued, the effort would fizzle without Republican buy-in.

In the Senate, 20 Republicans would have to join with all Democrats to convict Trump, who remains exceedingly popular among Republican voters and lawmakers.

“If, for instance, you end up in like in previous situations where the House does one thing and the Senate does something else – then the president could proclaim his innocence even more than he’s doing now,” Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Illinois, a member of the House Intelligence and Oversight Committees, told ABC News.

After the release of the report, the majority of Republicans claimed vindication, celebrating the fact that Mueller did not bring charges against the president and found no evidence on coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.

“Feels good to be right,” Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, told ABC News.

Rep. Tom Reed, R-New York, a moderate who frequently votes with Democrats, said Mueller’s conclusions “should be celebrated.”

“Now it is time for our country to heal because all politics all the time is tearing our country apart and hurting real people,” he said.

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, appeared to be one of the only Republicans to express some concern with Mueller’s findings, but did not suggest any course of action in Congress.

Privately, some undecided House Democrats said the president’s actions outlined in the Mueller report constituted impeachable offenses, but worried about the political costs of a failed impeachment push.

For now, only the party’s most progressive voices, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, joined activists and a handful of Democrats in support of impeachment proceedings without additional committee actions in the House.

“People in my view are genuinely conflicted about the need to hold the president accountable and some sense of how we bring this country together, and how we move on from this chapter in this country’s history,” Rep. Ro Khanna, D-California, told ABC News.

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019

$200k worth of jewelry gone in 30 seconds by a duo of Georgia mall thieves

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Gwinnett County Police Department(ATLANTA) — Two men allegedly used a hammer to smash through a glass display inside a Georgia jewelry store and got away with $200,000 worth of diamond rings, according to police reports.

On April 15, one of the suspects walked into the Crescent Jewelers inside the Sugarloaf Mills Mall and expressed interest to an employee in necklaces. The man then left the store and returned with the second alleged suspect inquiring about diamond rings, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department.

In less than 30 seconds, one of the men allegedly brandished a hammer from his waistband and broke the display case with the diamond rings.

“The witness stated the suspects who had on back packs grabbed several trays containing diamond rings and placed them inside the bags,” according the police report.

The store’s owner told ABC affiliate WSBTV that the thieves dropped several of the rings as they were leaving the store.

The robbers — described as black, between 25- to 35-years-old with tattoos on their faces — allegedly walked out of the Lawrenceville, Georgia, mall into the parking lot where they fled in a black Mitsubishi SUV.

The police are asking for the public with any information about the suspects to please contact their case detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit their website.

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019

Sumatran tiger Sanjiv attacks keeper at Topeka Zoo & Conservation Center

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iStock/Yurikr(TOPEKA, Kansas) — A tiger attacked a zookeeper Saturday morning at a zoo in Topeka, Kansas, officials said.

The tiger, a 7-year-old Sumatran named Sanjiv, and the zookeeper were in an outdoor tiger habitat Saturday when about 9:15 a.m. he attacked her, said Molly Hadfield, a spokeswoman for the City of Topeka.

Once the keeper went into the space, he “tackled her,” said Brendan Wiley, the zoo’s director.

“A few people did see the attack,” Hadfield said.

The keeper, the primary tiger keeper, was not identified. She suffered cuts to the back of her head, neck and back and arm, Wiley said.

She was taken to a local hospital, Hadfield said, but appeared to be alert, awake and was in stable condition.

No one else was injured.

Other workers lured Sanjiv back into an enclosed space in the zoo with his daily diet, Wiley said.

Wiley said had it not been for three heroes, “this could have been a very different outcome.”

Sanjiv, who recently fathered four cubs recently, will not be euthanized because, Wiley said, the tiger was just acting naturally.

“While this incident is very unfortunate, he did what a wild tiger does,” Wiley said.

The incident lasted about 10 minutes, he said.

The other tigers at the zoo were kept in holding, where they will be for the rest of the day, Hadfield said.

The zoo, which closed for 45 minutes, has since been reopened, she said.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing, Wiley said. The officials are hoping to speak to the zookeeper to find out what happened.

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019

Authorities refocus search of missing 5-year-old boy on family home near Chicago

U.S. NEWS Authorities refocus search of missing 5-year-old boy on family home near Chicago https://linewsradio.com/authorities-refocus-search-of-missing-5-year-old-boy-on-family-home-near-chicago/ http://abcnewsradioonline.com/national-news/

ABC News(CHICAGO) — The search for a 5-year-old boy from Illinois who went missing on Wednesday continued into the weekend as police re-focused the investigation on the boy’s family home.

Andrew “AJ” Freund, a blond boy who is approximately 3 feet, 5 inches tall, was last seen wearing a blue Mario sweatshirt and black sweatpants in his home at around 9 p.m. — his bedtime — on Wednesday, according to Crystal Lake Police Department detectives.

“In reviewing all investigative information thus far, there is no indication that would lead police to believe that an abduction had taken place,” A Crystal Lake Police Department statement said. “At this point, the police department has no reason to believe there is a threat to the community.”

The FBI and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are also investigating Freund’s disappearance.

Jassen Strokosch, spokesperson for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, confirmed to ABC News that the agency has been in contact with Freund’s family since AJ was born in 2013. He added that AJ’s younger brother has been placed in a different home.

In front of media gathered outside the family home on Friday, Andrew Freund, AJ’s father, said, “AJ, please come home. You’re not in any trouble, we’re just worried to death.”

Separately, Freund’s mother, Joanne Cunningham, sobbed in front of reporters during a press conference outside the family home on Friday afternoon but did not speak. In her hand, she held a plastic Goodwill bag that contained pictures of her children.

George C. Kililis, her defense lawyer, spoke during the press conference, saying, “Ms. Cunningham doesn’t know what happened to AJ and has nothing to do with the disappearance of AJ. Ms. Cunningham is worried sick, she’s devastated.”

He added that he does not know AJ’s father, Andrew Freund and is only representing Cunningham.

“Ms. Cunningham cooperated with the police extensively yesterday,” Kililis said. “Until at some point, we got the impression that she may be considered a suspect. I don’t know if she is or not and I don’t know how serious that consideration is. As an attorney, once I realized that, I advised Ms. Cunningham to remain silent from that point on.”

Kililis did not immediately respond to a request for comment from ABC News early Saturday.

By Thursday, an exhaustive search, including 15 police departments and four drones, covered hundreds of acres of public areas and yielded nothing. A sonar search of Crystal Lake also turned up nothing.

Police canine teams “only picked up Andrews ‘scent’ within his home, “indicating that Andrew had not walked away on foot,” the Crystal Lake Police Department statement said.

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019

Trump tweets frustration with details of Mueller report, following public release

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ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, who is spending the long Easter weekend in Mar-a-Lago has taken to Twitter to share his frustration with details included in a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report released to the public, calling the special counsel ‘highly conflicted.’

In the two days following the release of the redacted report, the president sent a series of agitated tweets lashing out against aides who gave statements to Mueller’s team, using an expletive to describe portions of the report and adding that the investigation itself should have never been authorized.

“Because I never agreed to testify, it was not necessary for me to respond to statements made in the “Report” about me, some of which are total bull[—-] & only given to make the other person look good (or me to look bad),” the president tweeted on Friday.

After firing off his thoughts on social media, the president spent part of Good Friday at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach. He was joined by radio host Rush Limbaugh and a couple friends, according to the White House.

On Saturday, the president took a milder tone on Twitter, backing away from his profane rhetoric and choosing instead to criticize the news media.

 “The Fake News Media is doing everything possible to stir up and anger the pols and as many people as possible seldom mentioning the fact that the Mueller Report had as its principle conclusion the fact that there was NO COLLUSION WITH RUSSIA,” the president said in a tweet.

The president also tweeted out a video detailing the numbers he says are behind the Mueller investigation — including the number of days and amount of subpoenas. It ends with the words ‘0 collusion’ and ‘0 obstruction.’

While the special counsel’s report documents Russia’s efforts to meddle in the 2016 election, Mueller’s office ” ultimately concluded that, even if the principal legal questions were resolved favorably to the government, a prosecution would encounter difficulties proving that Campaign officials or individuals connected to the Campaign willfully violated the law.”

The special counsel’s report did show 11 instances of possible obstruction of justice, leaving lawmakers to parse over the findings. In the aftermath, Sen. Elizabeth Warren called for impeachment proceedings becoming the first 2020 democratic presidential candidate to do so.

Trump campaign’s national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said that Warren is “so desperate to save her failing campaign that she’s willing to destabilize and divide the country to do it,” in a statement to ABC News.

The Justice Department’s release of the redacted report on Thursday comes after Attorney General William Barr’s four-page letter sharing what he said were the special counsel’s “principal conclusions.”

As the lawmakers and the country began digging through the findings of the report on Thursday, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, said the date “really is the best day” since Trump was elected.

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019

Presidential candidate Wayne Messam’s lawyers reviewing allegations campaign team didn’t get paid

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Getty Images/Joe Raedle(NEW YORK) — Presidential hopeful Wayne Messam, mayor of Miramar, Florida, said a lawyer is reviewing allegations that his campaign staff isn’t getting paid.

The allegations, published in a report by the Miami New Times, come from a former staffer of the campaign. The New Times report says a campaign team member sent an email to staff with the subject line “Notification of hold on paychecks,” which blamed the failure to disburse checks on Messam’s wife, Angela.

Messam told ABC News on Friday night that “an unnamed staffer making a claim like that can’t be validated.”

“I have legal counsel that’s looking into those allegations,” he added. “All of that will be investigated, and in terms of any legitimate claims, [we plan] to have those resolved.”

The New Times report claimed that several of Messam’s staff members had left the campaign this week. Charly Norton, who as recently as last weekend served as the campaign’s senior communications advisor, could not be reached by ABC News via calls or texts.

Messam said he is unaware of any written resignations for campaign staff members. He touted that nearly three-quarters of his staff are women and said his staff will “look like America.”

The report comes after the Federal Election Commission released fundraising filings for each candidate. According to the FEC, Messam’s campaign had about $42,000 of cash on hand. To qualify for primary debates, Messam needs 65,000 individual donors in at least 20 states.

The reason for the campaign’s low fundraising totals, Messam said, was because he announced his 2020 bid on March 28, just a few days before FEC mandatory filings.

Messam said his campaign has raised money in 43 states and is working to meet the requirements necessary to secure a spot on the debate stage.

“We are working very aggressively to obtain that goal,” Messam said, “and the Messam campaign is looking forward to qualifying for the debates.”

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019

Which presidential candidate gets Secret Service protection comes down to a few factors: ANALYSIS

Political News Which presidential candidate gets Secret Service protection comes down to a few factors: ANALYSIS https://linewsradio.com/which-presidential-candidate-gets-secret-service-protection-comes-down-to-a-few-factors-analysis/ http://abcnewsradioonline.com/politics-news/

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Then-Sen. Barack Obama announced his intention to run for the Democratic nomination for president in February 2007 on the grounds of the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois where Abraham Lincoln delivered his “house divided” speech in 1858.

In addition to the rallies, media appearances and normal campaign events, Obama experienced what every presidential candidate should expect: threats. For Sen. Obama, the historic nature of his campaign had an increased effect on those threats, so much so that in early April of 2007, Sen. Dick Durbin undertook the cause to ensure his fellow junior senator received protection.

By May 2007, Sen. Obama was approved for Secret Service protection by the secretary of Homeland Security, marking the first time in history a presidential candidate received Secret Service protection almost two years prior to the presidential election.

At the same time, his presumptive opponent, Sen. John McCain declined Secret Service protection until almost a year later.

It raised important points in the question of who gets Secret Service protection, which is relevant again as the next presidential election cycle ramps up.

 After Democratic nominee Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles following his winning the California primary in 1968, Congress changed the law to authorize Secret Service protection for major presidential and vice presidential candidates and their spouses within 120 days of the general presidential election.

The term “major presidential and vice presidential candidates” means those identified as such by the secretary of Homeland Security after consultation with an advisory committee consisting of the speaker of the House of Representatives, the minority leader of the House of Representatives, the majority and minority leaders of the Senate and one additional member selected by the other members of the committee.

A candidate has to hit several markers to show they are a “major presidential candidate.” According to the Congressional Research Service, that includes:

  •     They are a publicly declared candidates.
  •     They are actively campaigning nationally and are contesting at least 10 state primaries.
  •     Are pursuing the nomination of a qualified party, one whose presidential candidate received at least 10% of the popular vote in the prior election.
  •     Are qualified for public matching funds of at least $100,000, and have raised at least $10 million in additional contributions.
  •     Have received by April 1 of the election year an average of 5 percent in individual candidate preferences in the most recent national opinion polls by ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN, or have received at least 10 percent of the votes cast for all candidates in two same-day or consecutive primaries or caucuses.

Additionally, like with Obama, threats can play a determining factor as to whether a candidate should be eligible for protection. While the threat dynamic is not a stipulated point, it is reviewed and weighed as a supporting factor.

Typically, though, the threat dynamic follows candidates who are “out there” the most — and the candidates “out there” the most are usually major candidates.

Once they hit those markers, the secretary of Homeland Security consults with the advisory committee and one additional member selected by the other members of the committee (usually from the Secret Service) and determines if a candidate is eligible for Secret Service protection.

If the candidate is eligible, they are notified of the committee’s decision and asked if they would like protection.

For most candidates, the combination of enhanced safety and being able to look “more presidential” are powerful reasons to accept Secret Service protection as soon as they are eligible. While others, like Sen McCain and Rand Paul, viewed the additional security as a burden and didn’t like the thought of a “wall” being placed between them and the voters.

In the 2016 presidential election, out of the over 20 candidates in the primaries, only Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Bernie Sanders received Secret Service protection. Hillary Clinton maintained a Secret Service protective detail as a former first lady, which was increased for the campaign. Only one candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, was eligible for Secret Service protection but declined it due to not wanting that “wall” between him and the voters.

By law, candidates don’t have to accept Secret Service protection. Only the sitting presidents and vice presidents can’t decline Secret Service protection.

But that protection comes at a cost — about $38,000 per day per candidate. The cost of providing Secret Service protection to presidential candidates exceeds $200 million.

Over the years, with the dynamic natures of modern presidential campaigns, the costs have naturally increased. In the 2000 election, it cost around $54 million. In 2004 around $74 million, 2008 to $112 million, $125 million in 2012 and about $204 million in 2016.

As the 2020 presidential election is shaping up, we are seeing another vast field of candidates, many of whom may at some point be eligible for Secret Service protection.

Despite the costs, the American people and Congress have determined that ensuring our presidential election process and those involved in it are safe is well worth it. Our nation maintains peaceful and lawful transitions of power, and the protection of future presidential candidates by the Secret Service will ensure our election process remains so.

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Posted On 20 Apr 2019