Behind the scenes, investigators used cell tower data to tie Mark Anthony Conditt, 23, to the bombing sites and other locations, the Texas governor said. And when the suspect used FedEx, law enforcement caught an even bigger break. Conditt died early Wednesday after police say he detonated an explosive device in his vehicle as officers closed in on him.
The legislation would make good on President Trump’s promises to increase military funding while blocking much of his immigration agenda. The release of the 2,000-plus-page bill Wednesday evening touched off a legislative sprint as lawmakers try to pass it before Friday night, the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.
Christopher Wylie, now regretful over his role in turning data on an estimated tens of millions of U.S. voters into a high-tech political persuasion machine, has delivered revelations that have triggered government investigations on both sides of the Atlantic, sent Facebook’s stock price plunging and pushed long-simmering privacy concerns to a boil.
Among the many casualties of Washington’s protocols in the Trump era has been a lack of rigor to the accuracy of the printed word — whether it’s the president’s typo-filled tweets or the White House’s error-prone news releases.
Republicans had suggested they might seek a recount in last week’s tight race for a district that President Trump won handily in 2016. But Lamb’s narrow lead grew in the official vote count that started Friday.
At a red-carpet screening, the FX spy drama’s creator was not thrilled that his show’s carefully crafted story lines collide with news headlines: “Our fear is that the audience has that feeling that the show is being informed by the president, which, for us, breaks the authenticity of the show.”