August 19: Fentanyl seizures spike 200% at border. How do Clinton, Trump investigations compare?

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This photo provided by the Arizona Governor’s Office shows shipping containers that will be used to fill a 1,000 foot gap in the border wall with Mexico near Yuma, Ariz., on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. Two will be stacked atop each other and then topped with razor wire to slow migrants from crossing into Arizona. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey acted without federal permission and plans to fill three gaps totaling 3,000 feet in the coming weeks. (Arizona Governor’s Office via AP)

Good morning! It’s Friday Aug. 19, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Trump Organization CFO pleads guilty in tax evasion case

FILE – Allen Weisselberg, right, stands behind then President-elect Donald Trump during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Jan. 11, 2017. Weisselberg, Trump’s chief financial officer, is expected to plead guilty on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022 to tax violations in a deal that would require him to testify about business practices at the former president’s company. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

2. Judge: DOJ has 1 week to provide redacted Mar-a-Lago affidavit

This is an aerial view of President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla. The FBI searched Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence, people familiar with the matter said Monday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

3. Clinton’s emails vs. Trump’s documents: Do they compare?

Hillary Clinton
FILE – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends the premiere of the Hulu documentary “Hillary” in New York on March 4, 2020. Hillary Clinton will play the offstage role of the Giant in a production of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into The Woods” in her onetime home state of Arkansas. The Arkansas Repertory Theatre announced the casting on Monday, March, 28, 2012. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

4. Fentanyl seizures rise 200% at U.S.-Mexico border

This photo provided by the Arizona Governor’s Office shows shipping containers that will be used to fill a 1,000 foot gap in the border wall with Mexico near Yuma, Ariz., on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. Two will be stacked atop each other and then topped with razor wire to slow migrants from crossing into Arizona. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey acted without federal permission and plans to fill three gaps totaling 3,000 feet in the coming weeks. (Arizona Governor’s Office via AP)

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GUN SALES SPIKE IN WAKE OF MASS SHOOTINGS

It’s simple cause and effect.

Sales associate Elsworth Andrews arranges guns on display at Burbank Ammo & Guns in Burbank, Calif., Thursday, June 23, 2022. The Supreme Court has ruled that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a major expansion of gun rights. The court struck down a New York gun law in a ruling expected to directly impact half a dozen other populous states. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 Florida Gov. DeSantis to appear at rally for Ohio candidate.

🔴 ‘Madden NFL 23’ gets worldwide release, first edition since Madden died.

🔴 FDA warns maker of illegal nicotine gummies.

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