Despite warnings from the Justice Department that disclosure of the key court document could “irreparably harm” an ongoing criminal investigation, a federal judge in Florida is likely to order the document’s release.
Judge Gina Groh said that although she generally honors plea agreements, the sentencing options, in this case, were “strikingly deficient” given the seriousness of the charges. According to Groh, the couple committed the crime “for selfish and greedy reasons” but could have caused great harm to the Navy and others. Neither of these plea agreements seems justified to me, Groh said.
A survey done by The Economist/YouGov found most Americans are not worried about monkeypox in the United States despite the U.S. declaring a state of emergency. The survey asked respondents to consider both the risk of contracting it and the seriousness of the illness. How worried are you about contracting monkeypox?