Last week there was news that 11 malnourished children were found in a compound in New Mexico. It was a bizarre story to begin with, but now it has taken an even weirder turn. According to prosecution documents filed, the remains of a boy have been found and the man who is at the center of it all was allegedly training one of the children in the use of an assault rifle in preparation for a future school shhoting. National Security analyst Ryan Mauro, joins us for more on this story including details of the compound and weapons found.
Next, a member of Congress has been charged with securities fraud and insider trading. GOP Rep. Chris Collins sits on the board and is the largest shareholder of a company called Innate Immunotherapeutics. He is accused of passing along insider info to his son who sold his shares and avoided losses in excess of $700,000. Kyle Cheney, Congressional reporter for Politico, joins us to detail the allegations and how the information was passed along.
Finally, have you heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? It is an island of trash floating between California and Hawaii that is 3x the size of France and weighs 80,000 tons. Elizabeth Weise, tech reporter for USA Today, joins us for the big cleanup effort happening soon… a giant floating trash collector made by the Ocean Cleanup Project.