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REPORT Russian Hackers Tried To Get Information On TRUMP Too

REPORT Russian Hackers Tried To Get Information On TRUMP Too

  • 07/27/2017
  • Source: Town Hall
  • by: Katie Pavlich

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 REPORT Russian Hackers Tried To Get Information On TRUMP Too

According to Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and testimony given by a witness to the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Russian government didn’t isolate their election meddling efforts around taking down Hillary Clinton. In fact, they also dug up plenty of dirt on Donald Trump and were behind the infamous dossier containing salacious and false information about Trump.

Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson, whose Russia connected firm produced the dossier, was asked to testify in front of the Committee earlier this week but refused. He has since agreed to a transcribed interview.

.@LindseyGrahamSC: “What we learned today is that the Russians were behind the organization that tried to get dirt on Trump.” pic.twitter.com/hXKskEs4bL

— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 27, 2017

“Last week, we subpoenaed Mr. Simpson after he initially declined to voluntarily cooperate with the committee’s request for information and asserted that he would invoke his Fifth Amendment rights at a public hearing.  However, since that time, Mr. Simpson, through his attorney, has agreed to provide a transcribed interview and requested that the subpoena compelling his attendance at Wednesday’s hearing be waived.  We’ve reached an agreement on this request and have withdrawn the subpoena. As with other witnesses who have agreed to provide interviews, this agreement does not constitute a waiver of Mr. Simpson’s rights nor prejudice the committee’s right to compel his testimony in the future,” Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein released in a statement earlier this week.

“Our goal remains obtaining substantive information from witnesses to advance our oversight work and get answers the American people deserve,” the statement continues.

Source: Town Hall

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Source: Will County News

West Wing Reads July 27, 2017


“Why the Rust Belt just gave Donald Trump a hero’s welcome”

– Salena Zito, in the New York Post
Last night in Youngstown, Ohio, the “town was on fire,” writes Salena Zito, in the New York Post. Preparing for the President’s visit, “By 1 in the afternoon on Tuesday, every main thoroughfare downtown was filled with happy people heading toward the Covelli Centre,” Zito reported. She interviewed Donald Skowron, a retired police officer, who said he was “very happy with the president’s performance so far,” and Dave Torrance who said the president is “doing the right things.” She offers insights into how the President connects with working class voters, and how he is offering them hope that once again, the American dream is alive.
Click here to read more.

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In The Daily Signal, Walt Heyer writes “I was once transgender. Why I think Trump made the right decision for the military,” writing the government “paying for transition-related surgeries for military service members and their families is beyond comprehensible.”

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On the healthcare front, in USA Today, Sen. Tim Scott writes that “families across the country are seeing triple-digit premium hikes and sky-high deductibles” under Obamacare, and the need for the Senate to act and pass legislation repealing and replacing the failed law is needed “to ensure that every American has access to quality, affordable care.”

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In incredible economic news, Reuters reports that according to data from the Conference Board, “U.S. consumer confidence jumped to a near 16-year high in July amid optimism over the labor market,” a report that “underscore[s] the economy’s strong fundamentals.”

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CNBC reports that both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit “intraday and closing” record highs on Tuesday.

Source: Will County News

Trump News July 27, 2017

President Trump continues to devote this week to honoring past, present, and future American Heroes. From our rising leaders, to our most experienced veterans, it is important that we come together to recognize and celebrate those who put our great country and its values before themselves.

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More Jobs for the American People
Yesterday, President Trump and the Office of American Innovation hosted Foxconn at the White House for a technology manufacturing initiative announcement in the East Room. Foxconn will build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for the production of LCD panel products in Wisconsin. This incredible initiative will bring thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in investments to America.
Watch the announcement

President Trump Speaks to American Legion’s Boys Nation and Girls Nation Program Delegates
President Trump welcomed American Legion’s Boys Nation and Girls Nation program delegates from across the country to the White House yesterday. The President commended the young leaders saying, “As I look out at the audience, I see the next generation of American leaders. I see the promise of our future. I see the strength and love of the American spirit. And because of young people like you, I am more confident than ever in the future of the United States.”
Watch the video

Why We Need to Repeal Obamacare
Cabinet Members and Senior White House Officials explain why repealing and replacing Obamacare lowers costs and increases options for all Americans.
Watch the video

PHOTO OF THE DAY

President Donald J. Trump and the American Legion Boys Nation | July 26, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Joyce Boghosian)

POTUS AND VP TODAY

Today, President Trump will award the Public Safety Medal of Valor to two Capitol Police Special Agents and three Alexandria Police Officers who exhibited extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty. Last month, in Alexandria, Virginia, a cowardly attacker opened fire on a practice for the Congressional Baseball game. Fortunately, the brave first responders put the lives of their fellow Americans before their own and took down the attacker before any lives were lost. Watch live at 3pmEST

The Vice President will deliver remarks to the National Federation of Independent Business in the morning, and participate in a swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Japan William F. Hagerty IV later this afternoon.

COMING UP THIS WEEK

Tomorrow, President Trump will continue honoring and celebrating American Heroes Week by traveling to New York to meet with law enforcement on Long Island.

Source: Will County News

Summary of the Homer School District 33C Board of Education Meeting July 25, 2017

Summary of the Homer School District 33C
Board of Education Meeting
July 25, 2017
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Deb Martin, President Elizabeth Hitzeman, Vice President Karen DeFilippis, Secretary
Adam Briner, Member Kevin DeSchaaf, Member Christine Marcinkewicz, Member
Russ Petrizzo, Member
At the July 25th
Board of Education meeting:
Teachers Union representative Cathy Clayton expressed appreciation for having a financial
expert explain the key principles of Illinois school finance at the Board meetings
Support Staff Union representative Susan Koziarski reported the Union is once again working
on a charitable endeavor with the Junior Woman’s Club. Details will be shared in August
The Board approved the following personnel recommendations:
Resignations
1. Lisa Jeszke – lunchroom monitor, Schilling School, effective July 12, 2017
Request for Leave of Absence
(Beginning and end dates open to modification)
1.
Gina Suggs – 1st
grade teacher, Goodings Grove School, effective October 31, 2017 to
February 5, 2018 and a child care leave of absence from February 6, 2018 through the
end of the 2017-2018 school year, returning for the 2018-2019 school year
Employment Recommendation
1. Christine Gabrielow – TPI teacher, Young School, effective August 21, 2017
2.Kelly Ryan- Special Education Instructional teacher, Schilling School, effective August
21, 2017
3.Renata Forst – 4th
grade teacher, Goodings Grove School, effective August 21, 2017
(one year position to cover child care leave of absence)
4.Jennifer Vondra – kindergarten teacher, Schilling School, effective August 21, 2017
5.Jennifer Dell – kindergarten teacher, Schilling School, effective August 21, 2017
6.Aimee Barton – kindergarten teacher, Schilling School, effective August 21, 2017
7.Joanne Lynn – Reading Specialist, Schilling School, effective August 21, 2017
8.Margaret Smith – 7th& 8thgrade Girls Basketball Coach, effective for the 2017-2018
school year
9.Daisy Peters – Cheerleading Coach, effective for the 2017-2018 school year
10.Daisy Peters – Track Coach, effective for the 2017-2018 school year
11.Leanne Kubinski – 6th
grade Girls Basketball Coach, effective for the 2017-2018 school
year
12.Jennifer Donahue – sponsor for Mustang Buddies, Homer Junior High School, effective
for the 2017-2018 school year
13.Kenton Brace – sponsor for Band Director, Summer Band Director, Percussion
Ensemble Director and Mustang Band Director, effective for the 2017-2018 school year
Employee Recall
1.
Jessica Suerth – paraprofessional, Hadley Middle School, effective for the 2017-2018
school year
Ron McGrath from TRIA Architects reported a flood test was conducted at Butler School to
determine how and where water is entering the school during rainstorms. They discovered
water is entering through a roof louver and suggested the District remove the louver for further
examination and possible replacement. The Board agreed to move forward with the project
immediately. It is expected to take three to four weeks to complete at a cost of $10,000 to
$15,000
Nick Graal from TRIA Architects presented a detailed facility audit to the Board outlining
projects and repairs that need to be addressed throughout the District. Member Petrizzo and
Member DeSchaaf will now head a committee to map out a timeline for each project
The Board accepted the retirement of the following individuals subject to compliance with the
terms and conditions of the retirement incentive program:
Tari Mitcheff, bus driver, effective December 31, 2019
Michael J. Haehnlein, maintenance mechanic, effective June 30, 2019
Cindy Denton, nurse, effective June 30, 2019
Walter Brown, maintenance mechanic, effective March 27, 2019
The Board approved the following employees for participation in the District’s one-time IMRF
retirement incentive:
Anne Antanaitis, bus driver, effective end of 2017-2018 school year
Carole Costa, paraprofessional, effective June 2018
Cindy Denton, nurse, effective June 30, 2019
Bianet Gaztambide, paraprofessional, effective June 2017
Michael J. Haehnlein, maintenance, effective June 2019
Eva Hull, secretary, effective August 1, 2018
Maria Kagianas, paraprofessional, effective February 1, 2018
Marytherese Sajdak, nurse, effective June 2, 2017
Karen Schwab, secretary, effective November 30, 2017
Patricia Weber, bus driver, effective end of 2017-2018 school year
Diane Wojowski, media center professional, effective June 2018
The Board approved the sale of an easement along Bell Road (in front of Hadley Middle
School and Homer Junior High School) to Will County so that the road can be widened
The Board approved a resolution authorizing the sale of (39) 71-passenger school buses, (16)
30-passenger Special Education buses and (1) 2004 F250 Ford pickup truck
The Board voted to change its May 22, 2018 meeting to May 29, 2018
Communications/Public Relations Manager Charla Brautigam presented an update on Ross
School, the one-room schoolhouse at the entrance to Hadley Middle School and Homer Junior
High School. Contractors estimate it will cost $100,000 to repair and rebuild the school, which
dates back to the 1850s. The District reached out to more than a dozen area businesses
(including construction companies, roofers, landscapers and heating and cooling businesses)
and asked if they would assist by donating building materials or lending their expertise. Only
one company agreed to help: Will-Cook Ace Hardware, which offered to donate the paint and
painting supplies. In June, the District turned to Sandy Vasko, Director/President of the Will
County Historical Society and Chair of the Will County Preservation Commission, for advice.
She toured the school and suggested the District save the school by installing a new roof
immediately and applying for Landmark Status, making it eligible for grant money. The Board is
considering its options
Dr. Thomas Kersten, author of
Taking the Mystery Out of Illinois School Finance
, presented the
first of three informational programs on the principles of school finance. Teachers and
administrators who attend upcoming presentations will earn CPDU (Continuing Professional
Development Unit) credit.
The Board approved the hiring of Nathan Baldwin as the Assistant Principal at Schilling
School, effective August 1, 2017

Source: Will County News