Report calls Matt Shea 'domestic terrorist,' McMorris Rodgers fined for ethics violations, and other morning headlines

click to enlarge Rep. Matt Shea on Wednesday, December 18 - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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Rep. Matt Shea on Wednesday, December 18
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NEWS:
The independent investigation on Spokane Valley-area Washington state Rep. Matt Shea is finally out with the explosive conclusion: Shea participated in "Domestic Terrorism."

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IN OTHER NEWS...

Shea in exile
Matt Shea is expelled from the Washington state GOP caucus. (Spokesman-Review)


CMR Wars
The Matt Shea investigation isn't the only damning report against a local legislator. U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was found to have "frequently exhibited an indifference to the laws, rules and regulations relating to the use of official and unofficial resources" and is ordered to pay the government over $7,500 (Politico)

Trump, beloved by Mikes everywhere
WSU coach Mike Leach, like many people with a more than $3 million annual salary, doesn't believe Trump did anything wrong. (Spokesman-Review)

The voice of one crying in the wilderness

Christianity Today says Trump should be removed from office. (New York Times)

Medicine is not crime
In Syria, some doctors are considered enemies of the state. (New York Times)

Did he stutter?
Sarah Huckabee Sanders apologizes for a tweet mocking Joe Biden's stutter. (Washington Post)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...