Bergdahl lawyers: Trump’s criticism prevents fair trial

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at a rally in Las Vegas. Trump’s scathing criticism of Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from getting a fair trial on charges he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, Bergdahl’s attorneys said Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. In a motion filed shortly after Trump was sworn in, defense lawyers asked a military judge to dismiss the charges against Bergdahl and argued the Republican violated his due process rights and military law against unlawful command influence. (AP Photo/John Locher)

RALEIGH, N.C. — President Donald Trump’s scathing criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from getting a fair trial on charges he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, Bergdahl’s attorneys said Friday.

Madison GOP to Nate: Represent us

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The Madison County Republican Central Committee passed a resolution calling on all three lawmakers from the district to “continue to fulfill their duties and attend their committee meetings with the best interests of the constituents of Madison County first and foremost in mind.” While the resolution also addresses itself to Pro Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, and Rep. Dell Raybould, R-Rexburg, the context and content of the debate within the committee makes clear it’s primarily concerned with Rep. Ron Nate, R-Rexburg.

Career fair helps students set a course for the future

Students talk to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center nurse Shannon Killian about her career at the Hot Jobs Student Career Fair at Compass Academy on Wednesday night. Idaho Falls School District 91 co-sponsored the career fair with the Idaho Department of Labor. Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com

Professionals and college representatives stood at their Hot Jobs Student Career Fair booths on Wednesday evening in Compass Academy’s common area and waited for visitors.

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