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🗞️ Friday's 1A → Snyder, 8 others charged over Flint: 🔒 on Lions GM hire: → @bobwojnowskiBiden  unveils relief package: → getting threats after impeachment vote: @RepMeijer 

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Demands for accountability in the Flint water crisis may soon be answered nearly seven years after people first began reporting the devastating side effects of the city’s lead-poisoned water.

Nine former Michigan officials, including ex-Gov. Snyder, have been charged in connection with the Flint water crisis in a case prosecutor says was about “finally holding people accountable.” 

FORMER GOVERNOR CHARGED: Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has pleaded not guilty to “willful neglect of duty” after he, and eight other officials, were charged in connection to the Flint water crisis. @perezreports  has the details.

Michigan’s former health director was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of nine people who got Legionnaires’ disease during the Flint water crisis.

"After I heard the charge for Snyder, I was upset to no end" Activist and Flint resident reacts to charges against Snyder.

Flint mayor says "no one is above the law" after former governor charged in water crisis

Nine face Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis investigation

Residents of Flint, Mich., are still waiting in line for bottled water, as they have for six years. But on Thursday, prosecutors announced 41 charges against nine public officials for their role in the tainted water crisis.

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud announced charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and eight others stemming from a criminal investigation into the Flint Water Crisis.


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BREAKING: Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other ex-officials have been told they’ll be charged in the Flint water scandal, two people with knowledge of the planned prosecution tell AP. Lead-contaminated water devastated the majority Black city.

BREAKING DETROIT (AP) -- The AP has learned ex-Michigan Gov. Snyder and others have been told they’re being charged in Flint water scandal.

Amazing scene unfolding in Flint, Twp, Michigan. Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson has joined protesters in a peaceful march. Read More: @MichStatePolice  @gretchenwhitmer 

Biden & Obama owe a massive apology to the People of Flint. The water was poisoned on their watch. Not only did they fail them, Biden proudly accepted the endorsement of disastrous Gov Rick Snyder! Unlike Biden, I will always stand with the People of the Great State of MICHIGAN!

I would NEVER have taken the endorsement of the man who, through gross incompetence, poisoned the people of Flint, Michigan. Former RINO Governor Rick Snyder should be ashamed of himself and his service. I was asked to help fix it. Biden took his endorsement. VOTE TRUMP!!!

Genesee County Sheriff (Flint, Michigan) Chris Swanson put down his helmet and baton and asked protesters how he could help. The protesters chanted "walk with us" so the Sheriff joined — and walked alongside the protesters in solidarity. Leadership.🌎❤️

Jaden Smith’s foundation bringing clean water to Flint

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BREAKING: FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The head of Michigan's health department is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the Flint water crisis.

I must keep saying this: How the HELL are we going to spend $20 bil to build the #WallOfHate  but can't find $55 mil to fix pipes in Flint?!!