The Rundown: Top headlines today: Dec. 23, 2020

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Transcript for The Rundown: Top headlines today: Dec. 23, 2020
From. When. Tonight the presidential pardon spree continues. For granting a full pardon to self proclaimed dirty trickster Roger Stone. One of his most loyal ally is also receiving a pardon tonight the president's former campaign manager Paul metaphors. Who received the toughest sentence of any of Charles & Associates and entangled in the Muller investigation the president already granting clemency to others charged in connection with the Mueller broke. Heartening Michael Palin has more national security advisor. George pop adopt blues and an attorney charged early in the investigation. Tonight trouble also pardoning someone close to his family the father of his son inaudible Jared Kushner. Financial relief for millions of Americans is on hold after the president announced he won't sign the Kobe nineteen relief package and send me a suitable bill what. Loral's the next administration will have to deliver a carpet relief package. And I'm administration not only indicated that the president would be signing this bill. It says the bills taxes would go out as soon as next week. Make them we definitely need to get relief. Having that Santa. I don't think Democrats certainly. But the two deadliest days of the pandemic occurring in the past week. The soaring Texas all leaving many Americans grieving for their loved ones during this holiday season and every person that we here in yeah. That's not just her or what it harks. A real life Christmas battle brewing over decorations in North Carolina talent james' NT face and fighting back after their local homeowner's association Raleigh demanded they take down one of their most personal possessions across to receive alerts and the couple threatened with a 100 dollar fine and told in a letter quote unless biblical references can be provided noting the cross is a symbol of the Christmas season the cross is not considered a Christmas decorations. The neighborhood usually doesn't matter the resonance. Tomorrow do references weren't you don't look also at Christmas the board eventually backing down but the face and say that only happened once a local media got involved. Now the couple's lawyer says they're planning to file a lawsuit in federal courts do. What NBA superstar James Harden is coming under fire tonight and remember he was allegedly seen and a video at a large club Christmas party Houston Rockets player responded to the allegations and is now deleted as a grand story. Denying the event was held at a strip club when he was there to show support for his home girl in the movie NBA finding him 50000 dollars. The rockets today also sent home improvement players after a separate rockets player. Tested positive for drove in nineteen they see this as I'm related to the heart investigation. The rockets thunder game tonight has now been postponed. We'll diner and listen must be on vacation because Santa Claus was spotted in Croatia and won a paddle boarding reindeer. Dressed in the classic red and white this group of fifteen pounds orders over in the charitable spirit this week. Putting their Santa Constance I'm all for wet suits and paddling out into the frigid waters and offered it cost me raising money for elderly citizens. Of Croatia's history a region that having some fun while doing it.

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