Utah, Manafort, travel ban: 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. Trump scales back national monuments
President Donald Trump paid a visit to Utah, where he announced the reduction of two of the state's prized monuments.
The move was widely protested by Utahns on the ground and experts elsewhere in the country.
2. Roy Moore receives president's endorsement
Trump formally endorsed Alabama candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore.
The move came as Moore faces building allegations of sexual misconduct towards young girls.
3. Supreme Court allows travel ban
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to allow full enforcement of Trump's travel ban.
The measure severely restricts immigration from six primarily Muslim countries.
4. Manafort continues connecting with Russians
Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort recently enlisted a longtime Russian colleague to help him ghostwrite an op-ed, prosecutors said.
The revelation has them pressing to keep Manafort on house arrest while he awaits his trial for several felony charges.
5. Texas police officer fatally shot
A police officer was fatally shot while serving a warrant in San Marcos, Texas.