Legendary sportscaster and CNN contributor Bob Costas reacts to news that Major League Baseball is moving the All-Star Game and draft from Atlanta in response to Georgia’s recently passed laws that placed new restrictions on voting.
CNN’s Jim Acosta says appears that protesters were cleared so President Donald Trump could stage a photo event at the St. John’s Episcopal Church across the street from the White House and CNN’s Kaitlin Collins reports that sources are telling CNN that Trump did so because he was angry about having to go to a bunker during the protests.ts.
A federal grand jury in Los Angeles indicted celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti on 36 counts, including embezzlement, wire fraud, tax evasion and bank fraud connected to his alleged theft of tens of millions of dollars. Beginning in 2015, Avenatti executed a scheme to defraud five clients, according to the indictment, one of whom was a paraplegic from whom Avenatti withheld a settlement payment of $4 million. The indictment also accuses Avenatti of having failed to file multiple individual income tax returns, saying the last such return he filed with the IRS was in 2010.
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CNN’s lead fact checker Daniel Dale talks to CNN’s Anderson Cooper about statements that Eric Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and others made during their speeches during night two of the 2020 Republican National Convention. Click here for more fact checks: https://www.cnn.com/factsfirst/politics