NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Senate Republicans Delay Vote On Health Care Bill, Cosby’s PR Team Clarifies The Focus Of The Comedians Speaking Tour, CBC Declines To Meet With Trump

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• Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is forced to delay the Senate vote on the GOP health care bill after more Republican lawmakers join the opposition ensuring the controversial bill’s failure.

• Bill Cosby’s court battles are far from over as he awaits a retrial in Pennsylvania and a trial date is set for a civil lawsuit in California.

Cosby’s spokesperson Andrew Wyatt, and publicist Ebonee Benson spoke with Roland Martin during a #NewsOneNow / Tom Joyner Morning Show simulcast about the comedian’s upcoming town halls across the country, future court battles and a possible return to comedy.

• South Carolina Congressman and Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn, is taking a victory lap after the House passes his bill to help save Historic buildings at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. 

• The Congressional Black Caucus chose not to accept an invitation from the White House to meet with President Trump last week. Roland Martin disagrees with their decision. He explained why during Wednesday’s edition of NewsOne Now.

• A new law in Florida allows police officers to review their body camera footage before writing reports or making statements.

• Three current or former Chicago police officers were indicted yesterday on felony charges in the police killing of Laquan McDonald.

• In November 2016, 10 women of color, including Kamala Harris of California, were elected to either the House or Senate.
Last night their achievements were celebrated by several political organizations, including ROSA PAC, which stands for Raising Our Sisters’ Assets Political Action Committee. ROSA PAC wants to get 100 more women of color elected to Congress by 2043.

• If you’re a fan of the OWN Network’s show “Queen Sugar,” get ready for a rough ride as Season 2 episode 2 airs tonight. Roland Martin and NewsOne Now caught up with the cast of the smash hit series during this year’s ABFF. Here is what they had to say about season two of “Queen Sugar.”

 

All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast

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