News Round-Up: June 16, 2017

News Round-Up: June 16, 2017
Ignacio Pérez Rey via Instagram

• Ignacio Pérez Rey already has the jump on the weekend. #TGIF

• Big deal – Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion.

• Virulently anti-LGBT Rep. Steve Scalise owes his life to out and proud Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, who took down Scalise’s shooter.

• Info Wars nut Alex Jones says he secretly recorded his full pre-interview with Megyn Kelly, and has released it in an attempt to embarrass the former Fox News host. In the recording, she promises no “gotcha” questions and fawns over Jones saying she finds him “fascinating.” Jones says he also recorded the full four hour interview and will release that if he thinks Kelly’s upcoming Sunday night airing distorts his statements.

• President Trump has appointed his son’s wedding planner to run the Department of Housing Urban Development Region II, which includes New York. In case you’re wondering – no, she has absolutely no experience in housing, and according to reports she lied about having a law degree.

• Vice President Pence lawyers up as the current special counsel investigation widens it’s scope.

• Expect to hear Grammy®-nominated recording artist Audien and acclaimed DJ/producer 3LAU play their new collaboration, the haunting new single “Hot Water”  this weekend at EDC 2017 in Las Vegas. Listen below.