News Round-Up: January 22, 2016

Some news stories you may have missed:

• Britney Spears tweets for more awareness of LGBT issues: “We Still Have A LOT Of Work To Do”

• The Republican National Committee has officially severed ties to NBC News after the Repubs were unhappy with the tone of the October debate hosted by CNBC.

• Flint, Michigan continues to struggle with undrinkable water, but have no fear – Cher is donating 180,000 bottles of water to help residents. Your move, Gov. Snyder.

•  Oopsie – Sen. Ted Cruz “apparently” forgot to list million dollar campaign loans from Goldman Sachs (his wife just happened to work there) and Citibank on his disclosures. **Forgot???***

• Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois becomes the first Republican sponsor of The Equality Act in the U.S. Senate.

• Donald Trump admits to having virulently anti-gay Tony Perkins help write his speeches for him.

• Apparently, an intoxicated gun-nut “dropped” his gun during a screening of “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” and shot another movie-goer, and then left before anyone could identify him.

• The snow storm bearing down on the Eastern United States has cause over 5,100 flights to be cancelled.

• Rev. Franklin Graham says gay Christians are “the enemy.”