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The Latest: Ex-Aide Says Trump Persuaded to Release Money

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on President Donald Trump and House impeachment investigation (all times local): 7 p.m. A former national security aide to President Donald Trump has given lawmakers a new account of how military aid to Ukraine came to be released. In a transcript released Saturday, Tim Morrison describes a Sept. 11 meeting at which Vice President Mike…

U.S. House Approves Setting Rules for Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump

This morning, the U.S. House voted 232-196 to set rules for an impeachment inquiry of President Trump.  (This was not a vote on actual impeachment.) A sharply divided House voted nearly on party lines on the first formal vote on a process that’s likely to take months, possibly stretching into the early weeks of the 2020 election year. The vote was…

NOAA Assailed for Defending Trump’s Hurricane Dorian Claim

President Donald Trump holds a chart as he talks with reporters after receiving a briefing on Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) – Former top officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are assailing the agency for undermining its weather forecasters as it defends…

President Trump Plans to Divert Money from the Military to Build Border Wall

The Pentagon will cut funding from military projects to pay to build 175 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to defense officials.  In all, $3.6 billion will be diverted from the military to border wall projects. In Alabama, $5.2 million in funding for the Anniston Army Depot is at risk, Alabama News Network has learned. Overall, military projects…

President Trump Tweets Against a Roy Moore Senate Campaign

President Trump has taken to Twitter to speak out against a possible campaign by Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore ran for the U.S. Senate in a special election in 2017. Despite being a Republican and well-known for his time as Alabama’s Chief Justice, he lost to Democrat Doug Jones. This is what Trump said about Moore…

President Trump Arrives at Ft. Benning to Tour Lee County Tornado Damage

Alabama News Network was Live on CBS 8 and ABC 32 this morning as President and Mrs. Trump arrived at Ft. Benning, Georgia, to tour tornado damage in Lee County.  They arrived shortly after 10:30AM CST. Few details have been released about the President’s visit, which is customary for security reasons. He has Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Alabama), Congressman Mike Rogers…

President Trump to Tour Tornado Damage in Lee County

President Trump is scheduled to tour tornado damage in Lee County today.  The Beauregard community south of Opelika was hit by an EF-4 tornado on Sunday, killing 23 people. The President’s specific schedule isn’t being released to the public. But he is expected to arrive before noon. Earlier this week, the President signed a federal disaster declaration for Lee County,…

President Trump to Visit Lee County Tornado Damage on Friday

This afternoon, President Trump announced that he will be coming to Alabama on Friday to see the tornado damage in Lee County. The EF-4 tornado killed at least 23 people on Sunday in the Beauregard community, becoming the deadliest tornado to hit the U.S. since 2013. The president’s announcement came during a signing ceremony. “I’ll be heading to Alabama on…

U.S. Senator Doug Jones: I will vote to Confirm A.G. Nominee Barr

Senator Jones is conducting these news conferences monthly.

U.S. Senator Doug Jones says he is confident nominee William Barr will follow the rule of law, be respectful of Civil Rights and voting laws, and will be fair with the Mueller Report probing allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. Jones comments came during a video news conference from Washington. On other topics, Jones said He is…