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NEWS: Super Bowl, Amtrak Crash, and #ReleaseTheMemo

Super Bowl LII

Americans enjoyed a protest-free Super Bowl LII last night, and the Philadelphia Eagles took home the famous Lombardi Trophy. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles became the first QB in NFL history to both throw and catch a touchdown pass in the Super Bowl.


Amtrak Crash

A train collision near Columbia, South Carolina left 2 Amtrak employees dead and more than 100 passengers injured. The train hit a stopped cargo train. South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster told reporters that the cargo train was on the correct track, and the Amtrak train made the fatal error. After the crash, Amtrak employees gathered up scattered luggage near the train tracks and tried to rearrange travel plans for passengers. Local businesses stepped up to provide food and drinks for victims of the crash while they waited for later trains.


More Memos

The controversy over the Nunes memo continues to heat up. Democrats now plan to release their own memo, written by Chuck Schumer. According to the Nunes memo, the FBI knew that the Trump-Russia dossier was opposition research authored by Michael Steele. However, the FBI did not tell the FISA court about the source of the dossier. The FISA court granted the FBI a warrant to spy on certain members of the Trump team.


Massive Borrowing

The Treasury Department announced that the U.S. federal government will borrow almost $1 trillion this year. The $955 billion in expected borrowing is nearly double the amount of borrowing done by the government last year.

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