LOOP: Former FBI director to lead Russian investigation



FBI // The Justice Department announced that former FBI Director Robert Mueller will become General Counsel in charge of the investigation involving Russian influence in the election. The appointment received immediate bipartisan support on Capitol Hill. http://cvote.it/2qtI8SG

FBI // To the surprise of MSNBC viewers, liberal George Washington Law professor Jonathan Turley said Trump’s words and actions involving Comey were not obstruction. “This isn’t going to be real popular, but I don’t think so,” said Turley. “The fact is, I don’t think this makes out an obstruction case,” he told MSNBC. http://cvote.it/2qtDEvd

EDUCATION // Trump’s education budget is shifting focus towards school choice. The budget would cut $10.6 billion from federal education initiatives but increase spending by $400 million on school choice programs. The Washington Post has more details in an article which is biased against school choice. http://cvote.it/2pYowTb   

FAITH // Reporters rage at Senator Rubio’s Bible tweets. Another sign of troubling bias against Christians. http://cvote.it/2qtLFR5

TAXES // How Trump and Congress can help Rust Belt and low-income families through tax reform. http://cvote.it/2qtyVda

BUDGET // President Trump’s budget request for fiscal year 2018 will be released next Tuesday, said Mick Mulvaney, his budget director. http://cvote.it/2qtKXDg

ABORTION // This summer, Wyoming will become the second state in America without a Planned Parenthood facility. http://cvote.it/2pYBX5A

CULTURE // Liberals are upset that late night comic Jimmy Fallon ‘normalized’ Donald Trump with his nice interview of him during the election. http://cvote.it/2pYFWPn

CATHOLIC // This summer, a Netflix documentary series called “The Keepers” is reopening the case of the murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik. The producers talked to witnesses and examined the evidence. The Archdiocese of Baltimore offered to answer questions and provide comment, but the producers refused to speak with them. http://cvote.it/2qtpsSR

CATHOLIC // The amazing story of the most daring papal encyclical ever delivered. ‘Mit brennender Sorge’ was smuggled into Germany and read from every pulpit on Palm Sunday, 1937 — and none of the Nazis saw it coming. http://cvote.it/2qtAIip

SAINT // Saint John I – http://cvote.it/dailysaint

DAILY MASS // “Proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations.” (Ps 96:3) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings

HUMOR //    

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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also regular contributor with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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