Developing now, Friday, April 20, 2018
- President Trump claims vindication after fired FBI Director James Comey's memos are released, tweeting that they show 'no collusion and no obstruction'
- Comey's released memos detail doubts the former FBI director had about reports on Russia-Trump dossier, reveal that the president had concerns about former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn
- The Justice Department's internal watchdog sends a criminal referral for fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to the federal prosecutor's office in Washington, D.C.
- Fresno State scrambles to keep donors after an English professor bashes Barbara Bush following the former first lady's death Tuesday
- Hundreds of school walkouts are planned across the nation Friday on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre
- Rosenstein tells Trump he is not a target of Michael Cohen investigation
- FLASHBACK: Mueller claims Trump is not criminal target in his investigation, report says
- Steve Hilton: Without a Comey prosecution, there’s no hope for healing America
- Kennedy: Comey has leaked, lied
In that same memo, Comey mentioned that Trump spoke about the “serious reservations” he had about then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and his “judgment issues." Comey said Trump talked about an incident involving the redacted name of a leader from the redacted name of a country who called to congratulate him following the inauguration. Trump apparently claimed Flynn failed to inform him of the call.
- Rudy Giuliani joining Trump's legal team
- Alan Dershowitz: Trump bringing on board Giuliani was a wise a decision
- Trump: Comey threw McCabe 'under the bus' after criminal referral
- Fresno State says Barbara Bush-bashing professor can be fired despite tenure
- Lauren DeBellis Appell: Professor celebrating Barbara Bush's death deserves to be fired
- TUNE IN: Fox News' live coverage of Barbara Bush's funeral, starting at Noon ET.
From there, some students will head to rallies at their statehouses. Others will stay at school to discuss gun violence while others will hold voting registration drives. Organizers say there will be walkouts in every state, with more than 2,600 registered on the event's website as of Thursday. Citywide protests are expected to attract thousands in New York City and Austin, Texas. Police in Richmond, Va., say they expect at least 10,000 at the state Capitol.
- Parkland suspect Nikolas Cruz vomited, hyperventilated during arrest, police say
AS SEEN ON FOX NEWS
COMEY'S 'CULTURE OF CORRUPTION': "James Comey is an anti-Trump activist. He might as well be running the DNC, given his hatred for President Trump and his deference to Hillary Clinton." – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton, on "Tucker Carlson Tonight," calling out the former FBI director for alleged political bias and establishing a "culture of corruption" at the bureau. WATCH
'WHAT ARE WE DOING?': "Dammit, he can't be a criminal target under the memoranda that have been written by the Justice Department! ... Mr. President, don't sit down with this special counsel. This special counsel doesn't have the power to indict you, and for good reason." – Mark Levin, on "Hannity," explaining why a sitting U.S. president cannot be indicted and uring President Trump not to agree to an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team. WATCH
New emails bolster GOP claims of FBI, DOJ 'coordination' on Clinton case response.
Taxpayers to spend $85G for Chris Christie's official portrait: report.
Andrew Cuomo claims he's 'undocumented,' challenges officials to deport him.
Kansas day care accused of 'tying down' infants, investigation underway.
Florida felons are latest point of contention in fight for battleground state's votes.
Federal court rules against Trump's sanctuary city crackdown efforts.
Illinois Dems push bill rewarding schools that replace armed officers with therapists.
ACROSS THE NATION
Two Florida deputies killed in apparent ambush at restaurant, suspect dead.
Fugitive grandma arrested in Texas after weeks-long search, authorities say.
Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with U.S. government.
Stephon Clark's brother arrested on suspicion of threats.
MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Mattel CEO leaving a year after joining from Google.
Mnuchin touts ‘meaningful impact’ of tax cuts | Mnuchin: Trump-Amazon feud unrelated to postal audit
JPMorgan Chase to open up to 70 DC area branches, may hire 700.
Wells Fargo said near settlement of up to $1 billion with regulators.
FOX NEWS OPINION
Marc Thiessen: Pompeo is close to confirmation and 11 senators are close to making a colossal mistake.
Newt Gingrich and Audrey Bird: It’s time to fix our broken prison system.
Henry I. Miller, Alex Berezow: March for Science was just an excuse to attack Trump and Republicans.
'Late Show With Stephen Colbert' writer slammed for insensitive Barbara Bush tweet.
Carrie Underwood's scar visible as star details fall.
Magician David Copperfield forced to reveal illusion secret in court.
DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS?
VIRAL PHOTO: Baby owls born on California windowsill gawk at workers
New species of 'exploding ants' discovered.
Rare Titanic rescue letters surface.
On Fox News:
Fox & Friends, 6 a.m. ET: National Review columnist Andrew McCarthy on the release of James Comey's memos; the mayor of El Cajon, Calif., weighs in on the sanctuary law debate; insight on the day's top headlines from Mark Levin, Geraldo Rivera and Tomi Lahren.
On Fox Business:
Mornings with Maria, 6 a.m. ET: Guests include: Mary Kate Cary, former speechwriter George H.W. Bush; Alberto Gonzales, former U.S. Attorney General; Mark Penn, former senior adviser to the Clintons, Bob Nardelli, former Home Depot CEO.
Varney & Co., 9 a.m. ET: John Hofmeister, former Shell Oil president; Mike Huckabee; Gene Munster, managing partner at Loup Ventures; Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter.
Cavuto: Coast to Coast, Noon ET: Bernie Marcus, Home Depot co-founder; Newt Gingrich.
The Intelligence Report, 2 p.m. ET: Rep. Dana Rohrabacher; David Bossie; Michael Block, chief strategist of Rhino Trading Partners; Heather Zumarraga, financial analyst; Ned Ryun, founder and CEO of American Majority.
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On Fox News Weekend:
Cavuto Live, Saturday, 10 a.m. ET: House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Ron DeSantis on the Justice Department's inspector general's criminal referral of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors; Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Sen. Ben Cardin on why he is opposing Mike Pompeo for secretary of state ahead of Monday's key vote; former Vice President Dan Quayle on the life and legacy of Barbara Bush.
Fox News Live Coverage - The funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday starting at Noon ET: Shepard Smith will anchor live coverage of Barbara Bush's funeral from Houston. He will be joined by Brit Hume and Dana Perino in Texas and Bret Baier in Washington, D.C..
Fox News Sunday, Sunday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET: Chris Wallace travels to Paris for an exclusive interview with French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of his state visit to the United States.
Legends & Lies: The Civil War, Sunday, 8 p.m. ET: "Stonewall Jackson: Friendly Fire" - In this episode, A Confederate victory at Chancellorsville comes at a high price when a Southern bullet accidentally mortally wounds Stonewall Jackson.
Life, Liberty & Levin, Sunday, 10 p.m. ET: Host Mark Levin talks to Peter Pry, executive director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, about the United States' nuclear weapons capability, U.S. enemies around the world, protecting the future of the nation and how the Trump administration is handling these threats.
2010: An explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform, leased by BP, kills 11 workers and causes a blowout that would spew an estimated 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico. (The well was finally capped nearly three months later.)
2008: Danica Patrick becomes the first female winner in IndyCar history, capturing the Indy Japan 300.
1999: The Columbine High School massacre takes place in Colorado as two students fatally shoot 12 classmates and one teacher before taking their own lives.
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