Breaking News and Developing Stories – November 16, 2018 

Stacey Abrams Ends Georgia Race

Abrams says that she will file a federal lawsuit to challenge the “gross mismanagement” of the Georgia election – AP

Democrat Stacey Abrams says that she cannot win Georgia Governor, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp – AP

Trump Speaks out on Acosta

President Trump, in an interview set to air on “Fox News Sunday,” says that if CNN’s Jim Acosta “misbehaves we’ll throw him out or we’ll stop the news conference.” – The Hill

House Judiciary Committee Planning on Subpoenaing Comey

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte is reportedly planning to subpoena former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch in an effort to get them to testify before Democrats take over control in January – The Hill

Pentagon Spends Over $500 Million to Fix Audit Issue

The Pentagon reportedly spent over $500 million to fix the issues in the Defense Department’s first ever agency-wide financial audit, which covered over $2.7 trillion in assets – CNN

House Ethics Committee Issues Sanctions

The House Ethics Committee has issued sanctions against Representatives Mark Meadows and Ruben Kihuen over sexual harassment allegations – POLITICO

Supreme Court Agrees to hear Census Question

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a district court ruling that allowed administration officials to be questioned under oath about the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census – The Hill 


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