Roy Moore, the Philippines, tax reform: 5 things that happened Monday
Looking to get caught up on the news, fast? Here are five things that happened Monday, covered by the Sinclair stations you trust every day.
1. Another women accuses Roy Moore
Another woman alleged U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore sexually assaulted her while she was 16 and he in his thirties.
Though Alabama politician unequivocally denied the accusations, the most senior members of the Republican party are calling for him to abandon the race.
2. Trump mum on human rights
Wrapping up his visit to the Philippines, President Donald Trump appears to have steered clear of the topic of human rights.
Thousands of innocent civilians have been brutally murdered in the country in its president's gory battle against drugs.
3. GOP continues march towards taxes
The Republican party attempted to duck the Moore controversy and keep the focus on tax reform, which they hope to accomplish in coming months.
4. Trump nominates former drug executive
Trump nominated a former drug executive, Alex Azar, to lead the Department of Health and Human Services.
The move came as a surprise to some, as Trump has often spoken out against the pharmaceutical industry.
5. New charges in PSU case
Prosecutors are filing new charges in the case of a Penn State University fraternity pledge's death, after recovering a deleted video which showed the victim being given at least 18 drinks over less than 90 minutes.