Week in Review: Spring Break Edition


Santiago Rivera, Staff Writer

  • The FBI director, James Comey, testified before Congress and said it has been investigating Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian involvement in the 2016 Presidential Election. Comey also said that there was no evidence to support Donald Trump’s claims of wiretapping by President Obama.
  • The healthcare bill that was set to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) presented by the President was pulled from the House floor.
  • Congress starts hearings for Donald Trump’s supreme court appointee, Neil Gorsuch, and Democrats plan to filibuster his nomination.
  • State Department issues a building permit for the Keystone pipeline.
  • A terrorist attack in London claimed the life of five people and injured another 40 on Westminster Bridge. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. The assailant was later shot and identified as Khalid Masood.
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll guitarist and songwriter Chuck Berry died at 90 years old.
  • Canadian Rapper Drake released his “More Life” playlist and sets song streaming records as well as beats his own record for most concurrent charting tracks.
  • After debuting his epic thriller “Get Out” and earning a whopping $150 million worldwide director, Jordan Peele will be honored as CinemaCon’s director of the year.
  • Julia, a muppet with autism, will join “Sesame Street” in efforts to be more inclusive in children’s television.