Thursday, May 25, 2017

A Ben Carson state of mind, Montana GOP House candidate body-slams reporter, and morning headlines

Posted By on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 9:48 AM


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'You just body-slammed me and broke my glasses'
A Republican congressional candidate in Montana body-slammed a reporter for the Guardian Wednesday night on the eve of the state's special election as the journalist persisted in asking a question about the GOP health care plan. Guardian political reporter Ben Jacobs' account was corroborated by a Fox News crew who witnessed the incident.

Clueless Carson
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson claimed in an interview that poverty is a "state of mind." Seriously. (CNN)

Chief of flames
Mayor David Condon names Brian Schaeffer the next chief of the Spokane Fire Department. (Spokesman-Review)

Plugging the leaks
The New York Times obtained, apparently through U.S. government leaks, photographic evidence of the scene of Monday's deadly terrorist attack in Manchester, England. British Prime Minister Theresa May is not happy about it, while President Trump says he will "get to the bottom" of the leaks and wants those responsible prosecuted. (The Telegraph)  

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Mitch Ryals

Mitch covers cops, crime and courts for the Inlander. He moved to Spokane in 2015 from his hometown of St. Louis, and is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He likes bikes, beer and baseball. And coffee. He dislikes lemon candy, close-mindedness and liars. And temperatures below 40 degrees.