News Briefing for June 26, 2019

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Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:34 am

In Washington, members of the Democratic Party have announced that Robert Muller will testify before members of congress next month. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, along with Adam Schiff, Chairman of the Intelligence Committee, report that Muller has agreed to testify about possible connections between Donald Trump’s campaign, and the Russian Government. The hearing is scheduled for July 17.

The Head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection has resigned. The acting Commissioner, John Sanders, stepped down yesterday after reports surfaced of migrant children living in rough conditions at an immigration station in Texas.

A hearing open to the public will be held today in regards to a draft plan for development of Bellemont over the next 20 years. The plan encompasses considerations including land use and transportation, and has been 24 months in the making. Comments from those in attendance will be welcome.

Mostly cloudy skies expected for today until mid morning, when skies will gradually begin to clear. We have a high of 79 and light south winds at 15 to 20 miles per hour, though gusts could get as high as 30 miles per hour. Tonight, we have clear skies with a low near 44 degrees and southwest winds at 6 to 16 miles per hour, though gusts could get as high as 24. There is no chance of rain in the current forecast.