18.07.13 Qq

July 13, 2018
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“Self-made means having succeeded in life unaided.

Used in a sentence: Forbes says that Kylie Jenner is a self-made woman.”

Dictionary.com tweet on Forbes magazine cover story featuring Kylie Jenner. Forbes writes the 21-year-old is "set to be the youngest-ever self-made billionaire." Dictionary.com says searches for "self-made" were up 18,628 percent Wednesday when cover story broke.

“I wouldn’t call it a mystery, but I would say that it’s a bit of a puzzle…”

Fed Chairman Jay Powell to NPR addressing a question on wages. Data shows we are paying more for basic goods, effectively wiping out the real-life impact of wage gains. Powell says he doesn't know why wages aren't going up faster, considering workers are more in demand.

"Let me be clear, unequivocally and under oath: not once in my 26 years of defending my nation did my personal opinions impact any official action I took.”

FBI agent Peter Strzok, testifying before Congress. A lead agent for the Hillary Clinton email investigation and a member of the Mueller team at one time, Strzok's text messages revealed criticisms of officials of both parties, but most notably the President who he called an idiot and said he would stop from assuming office.

"He was sort of the guy that would argue both sides. I don’t think he sees himself as an ideologue in any way. I think he sees himself as someone who has intellectual rigor in how he looks at the law."

Yale Law graduate Ken Christmas, a fmr. law school roommate of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Christmas, an African-American, said the two would often discuss minority issues. Christmas also says Kavanaugh was a bland eater & has limited dance moves.

Cheers! TGIF

by Jenna Lee,